Nickelbot – wooden nickel laser engraver

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 that goal. The nickels are […]

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

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 object. Project info at Davide Gironi […]

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

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 build using the CD-ROM motor […]