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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...

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...

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...

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...
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