Tag: Laser cutter

K40 eBay Chinese CO2 Laser Cutter & Engraver – Laser Engraving a Rock

Please visit www.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects!  As in this episode we will be engraving a rock!  Yes you read that correctly, we will use our K40 eBay Chinese CO2 Laser Cutter & Engraver to laser engrave a rock!

Inkscape Tutorials – Importing SVG Files Into TinkerCad

Please visit www.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode we will be revisiting the tripod mount we designed and cut on the K40 eBay Chinese CO2 Laser Cutter & Engraver. However this time we will be redesigning it for 3D printing in ABS on the XYZ Printing Da vinci 1.0a 3d printer.

As part of this tutorial we also learn several key points in 3D designing being:

1. Starting in 2D and extruding to 3D
2. Importing SVG files into TinkerCad
3. Issues with importing SVG files into TinkerCad and how to fix
4. Design principles
5. Repairing merged models
6. General TinkerCad Workflows

For more information both Inkscape and TinkerCad, check out our tutorial play lists:

Inkscape Tutorials:
www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLInTrkIbj69mJLYQKvv9YE7gC0p6ZfN6l

TinkerCad Workflows:
www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLInTrkIbj69lkJptXaQM2-npQRNCAOrUK


Inkscape Tutorials – Designing a Maker Rail Base for a Tripod

Please visit www.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode we will be designing a base plate for a camera slider we have been working in Inkscape to cut out on our K40 eBay Chinese CO2 Laser Cutter & Engraver.

As the idea behind these video will be to not so much share how to use and application such as Inkscape, yet how get an idea from your head into reality. As the goal of creating www.DIY3DTech.com is to share how to create something from your minds eye to an object you can hold in your hand. Technology such as 3D Printing, laser cutting and CNC machining has placed amazing capabilities in the hands of the masses, yet the key tool still between your ears.


Inkscape Tutorials – Cutting the Vacuum Tube Holder

Please visit www.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects!  As in this episode we will be following the last and cutting out the vacuum tube holders on the K40 eBay Chinese CO2 Laser Cutter & Engraver.  For the material we will be using 3mm acrylic which we picked up at a local home improvement store.


Inkscape Tutorials – Designing a Vacuum Tube Holder

 

Please visit www.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects!  As in this episode we will be working in Inkscape to design a holder for some miniature vacuum tubes which I have collected.  The goal of this video will be to show how to go from idea to actual product.  Once done and in the second episode we will cut this design out on the laser cutter from 3mm acrylic and show it off!


eBay Chinese CO2 Laser Cutter & Engraver – Finding Speed and Power Settings for New Material

Please visit www.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects!  As in this episode we will be look at how we can use the slat board method to not only find the optimal focal point for your eBay Chinese CO2 Laser Cutter & Engraver.  However also speed and intensity settings too.  So grab a cup of coffee sit and enjoy this video before heading out to the shop!

eBay Chinese CO2 Laser Cutter & Engraver – 3D Printed Adjustable Pins

Please visit www.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode we will be showing how to 3D (you can also laser cut these too) adjustable pins for the bed of your eBay Chinese CO2 Laser Cutter & Engraver! These 3D printed parts use a 1.5 Inch long #6 bolt and nut. These are printed in ABS however PLA will also work too while the nut is pressure fitted in with a pair of pliers.

Thingiverse File:
www.thingiverse.com/thing:1219493


CNC Router Projects – Laser Cutting a Gasket for the Spindle

Please visit www.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode we will be using the K40/ eBay Chinese Laser cutter and engraver to make a gasket for the CNC spindle as part of the dust boot project.

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Inkscape Laser Tutorials – Using the Tabbed Box Extension

Please visit www.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode we will be doing a tutorial using tab-ed boxmaker inkscape extension. This a great add on for Inkscape when comes to generating tab-ed boxes for laser cutting quickly and easy as all the hard work of calculating tab size and kerf is done for you! So grab a coffee, sit back and check this out before heading to the shop! Also check out our next video where we use this template cut out a foam cube!

Github for inkscape-boxmaker:
github.com/hellerbarde/inkscape-boxmaker

Inkscape:
inkscape.org/en/

Follow Up Video:
youtu.be/cWd31PuKHpI


eBay Chinese CO2 Laser Cutter & Engraver – Air Assist Modifications

As in this episode we will be looking at the air assist modification which we have made to our 40 Watt K40 eBay Chinese CO2 Laser Cutter & Engraver.

Air brush compressor:
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Airbrush compressor with tank:
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Air Tank:
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Quick Connector Set:
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