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Last Postage Dates For Christmas

Last Postage Dates For Christmas

Christmas is fast approaching and given that shopping is a little harder this year we are expecting to see a huge surge in people shopping online. ...

6 Great Materials For Laser Cutting

6 Great Materials For Laser Cutting

  When it comes to laser cutting there are so many materials out there it might leave you in a bit of a spin as to where to start. That’s why we’ve...

Laser Cut Halloween Projects.

Laser Cut Halloween Projects.

So just like the rest of this year Halloween is going to look a little different than we perhaps hoped and expected this time round. With trick or ...

Are you looking for a new direction?

Are you looking for a new direction?

Maybe you are new to the laser cutting world and looking for a little inspiration. Perhaps you are a seasoned pro who wants a change of direction b...

Face Shields for COVID-19

Face Shields for COVID-19

Smoke & Mirrors and Kitronik answer a call for Face Shields from the Nottingham City GP Alliance. Find files and instructions to help your local health care with this polypropylene and A4 binder sheet design for an ad-hoc face shield to supplement front line health care workers PPE. COVID19.

Turn Your Off-cuts Into Display Pieces

Turn Your Off-cuts Into Display Pieces

Do you ever find yourself wondering what to do with all of those off-cuts after you've finished your latest projects? They're often too small or aw...

Game Burger Advance

Game Burger Advance

Love Hultén specialises in crafting one-off and limited run retro-inspired games consoles, arcade machines and other electronic toys. His most rece...

Bricolage Interviews Rob Ives

Bricolage Interviews Rob Ives

We've talked on the blog before about the Bricolage Podcast, made by our own Dominic. The latest episode features an interview with paper engineer ...

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...

How To Create Low Poly Images From A Photo

How To Create Low Poly Images From A Photo

Have you ever wanted to make your one of those beautiful low poly images but weren't entirely sure how to start? Anthony from Trotec Laser Canada h...