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Diffraction Grating Kaleidoscope

Diffraction Grating Kaleidoscope

Playing with a kaleidoscope was always a lot of fun as a kid, but when was the last time you picked one up and gave it a spin? If you're anything l...

Laser cut Acrylic and Wood Inlay Flowers

Laser cut Acrylic and Wood Inlay Flowers

Since getting his Glowforge laser cutter, MichaelMikkelson has been making some absolutely beautiful projects, occasionally sharing tutorials on so...

Cheeseborg

Cheeseborg

As their electromechanical design capstone project, Taylor Tabb, Evan Hill and Mitchell Riek built a fully automated grilled cheese maker dubbed Ch...

Track Buses in Real-Time With This Display

Track Buses in Real-Time With This Display

With his wife's shop situated right by a busy streetcar stop, Mike Heavers wanted to build a live bus schedule sign to enable customers to more com...

Acrylic and Resin Christmas Tree Candle Holders

Acrylic and Resin Christmas Tree Candle Holders

Wanting to finally get to grips with resin pouring, David from Make Something recruited Evan and Katelyn to help by recreating his childhood Christ...

Kitronik Christmas Fair

Kitronik Christmas Fair

Are you feeling a little lacking in the DIY Christmas decorations department? Kitronik have you covered this year with their Christmas Fair display...

It's Not Terry's, It's Mine!

It's Not Terry's, It's Mine!

We may be a bit late to the December train over here at Smoke & Mirrors HQ, but this super simple Christmas tree advent calendar is certainly g...

The Witcher's Alchemy Chest

The Witcher's Alchemy Chest

As a huge fan of The Witcher series, Rob of Further Fabrication was inspired to create his own version of Geralt's wooden travel chest. Set in a me...

Laser-Cut Box Loom

Laser-Cut Box Loom

Typically a back-strap loom user, Matthijs Witsenburg's wife found it impractical to use whilst also having to chase after their kids; so she asked...

Acrylic Stained Glass Window

Acrylic Stained Glass Window

Paying tribute to famed Canadian musician Gord Downie, the people over at Trotec Canada have made this beautiful laser-cut acrylic stained glass wi...

Mini LED Desk Lamp

Mini LED Desk Lamp

Providers of a multitude of laser-safe materials, Kitronik also provide a range of electronic components and mini kits, along with a host of tutori...

Repairing Your Broken Screen with Wood Veneer

Repairing Your Broken Screen with Wood Veneer

"Repair, don't replace" is a pretty big part of the maker community, with people all over the work laser cutting or 3D printing the parts required ...