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Nickelbot – wooden nickel laser engraver

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

bdring posted an update on NickelBot project we covered previously: The NickelBot is complete and it works great. The goal of the project was to create an easily portable machine that creates low cost items that could be given away at events like Maker Faires. I think it has completely achieved...

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A DIY A4 laser engraver made from a scanner and a printer on ATmega328

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

In this video Davide Gironi demonstrates his DIY A4 laser engraver made from a scanner and a printer on ATmega328: This "Get Ready For Win98" Laser Engraving Machine it's built using an old scanner, and an old printer. A laser engraving machine is a tool that uses lasers to engrave an...

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DIY pocket laser engraver

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Photon printer, a 3D printable laser engraver build using DVD drives by Isolt: This is an entry for the Light It Up contest on the grounds that a laser diode is a specialised form on light emitting diode. The Photon Printer started out as a quick weekend project then quickly escalated...

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A DIY laser engraver build using DVD and CD-ROM/writer

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Here's a DIY 38mm x 38mm laser engraver build using CD-ROM/writer on ATmega328p by Davide Gironi: A laser engraving machine, is a tool that uses lasers to engrave an object. To build this tool I've used two old CD-ROM writer that lays around in my garage. The X/Y positioning system it is...

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Yet another DIY diode laser engraver

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

John1a wrote this Instructable detailing the build of his DIY diode laser engraver: Only recently I got comfortable with the parts and knowledge needed to built a CNC. I really needed a kind of plotter for my work. As you know a Commercial Laser Engraver is really pricey and a good one is...

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DIY laser engraver

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Want a laser engraver for your workshop? Here’s an Instructable  by ianmcmill on how to build your own. If you have some old donated scanners and printers chances are you have most of the stuff needed to make your own DIY Laser Engraver. The main thing that all laser engravers...

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