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Plywood Knowledge bites!

Plywood Knowledge bites!

Plywood is much loved in the maker community, where combined with laser cutters, it's a relatively cheap (compared to solid wood) and is an extreme...

Hatch Fill Extension for Inkscape

Hatch Fill Extension for Inkscape

Creating texture fills for your design in a CAD software can be a time consuming sidetrack in a project. In this article, we are going to introduce...

Laser Bent Boxes

Laser Bent Boxes

As part of the laser cutting community, we're no stranger to a living hinge or 2, but there are a lot of makers out there that have grown tired of ...

Custom Model Paint Racks

Custom Model Paint Racks

As the person in charge of the organisation of the workshop at Tested HQ, Sean was in need of a better model paint storage solution than just chuck...

Laser Cut Pocket Watches

Laser Cut Pocket Watches

After finding a collection of inexpensive pocket watches in his mother's loft, Rob Roach had the bright idea of rehousing the mechanism in custom l...

Dementia Friendly Music Player

Dementia Friendly Music Player

Inspired by the documentary Alive Inside, which shows the joy that some patients with dementia experience when listening to their favourite music, ...

Super Wood Entertainment System

Super Wood Entertainment System

We've seen a few awesome Retropie builds in our time, but this one has certainly blue shelled itself into first place. The aim was simple enough: ...

Laser Cut Game Boy

Laser Cut Game Boy

Not one to do things by halves, The Beardless Man's first ever laser cut project was a scale replica of a Nintendo Game Boy with interchangeable ga...

DIY Raygun

DIY Raygun

After a colleague suggested he should make his laser diode go "pew pew", Patrick at SparkFun decided to make that a reality by making his very own ...

Thread ID Tool

Thread ID Tool

Yeah, OK, Thread ID tools are pretty easy to find, but that didn't stop JON-A-TRON from wanting to design his own. The great thing about being able...

North East Icon Mini Kits

North East Icon Mini Kits

If you're a fan of laser cut mini kits and/or icons of the North East of England, then we've got a Kickstarter for you! Happy customers of ours, R...

How to Build a Precise Mechanical Planetarium

How to Build a Precise Mechanical Planetarium

In the Dutch equivalent of high school, all final year students have to write a final paper. Usually, students will do literary research or small e...