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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...

Accounting for Kerf

Accounting for Kerf

If you've worked with a laser cutter in the past, or pretty much any woodworking tools, then you'll most likely have heard the advice "don't forget...

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...
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