In many cases I prefer wood as material: it has a warm feeling and with its texture it makes things unique and special. For some time I was thinking about creating a wooden case for eyeglasses as a gift. And here is a first version of it:Continue reading
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MetaClockClock V4 for the Year 2021
I had a few of PCBs left over from the V3 MetaClockClock, and originally I planned to finish a build with them by the end of 2020. But as always: things took a bit longer than expected, so I finally finished it today on the first day of the year 2021.
The build uses the same hardware as in the previous V3, but instead of an ‘artistic’ canvas background I decided for a more natural and wood design:
Steampunk Lasercut Enclosure for Raspberry Pi
Having access to a laser cutter makes it possible to design custom enclosures. This one is for a Raspberry Pi in a Steampunk design:
Happy Easter Laser Cutting
After all the 3D printing and laser cutting for a Pick&Place project, my laser cutter had something else to do this Easter weekend:
Using a 50 Watt Laser Cutter with tesa Laser-Labels
Laser cutter and engraver are the kind of cool thing after 3D printers which get more and more common. One interesting thing to use a laser engraver (or cutter) is to use it with tesa Laser Labels.
Using a Laser Cutter and Engraver with Cellulose Acetate Sheets
I’m mostly using my 50W laser cutter machine with plywood, simply because that material is available and very inexpensive. I have used it cutting or engraving PMMA (Polymethyl methacrylate or ‘Plexiglas’), simply because that material is more expensive.
From a reader of this blog I received something to experiment with: Cellulose Acetate sheets. Time to experiment with something new 🙂