I don’t usually grow a lot of things from seed and almost ever edibles but along with many pandemic gardeners, I am branching out. I made these little garden labels out of 1/8th in baltic birch plywood. I also make some pins to hold down the chicken wire I use in the garden to defend from squirrels and cats.
For those interested here is the Adobe Illustrator file with the editable art. I cut these on at 100w C02 infrared laster at Ace Makerspace, using 55speed and 45 power for the cut and 600speed and 35 power for the etching. The file took about 23 min. to make the whole batch, with a cost of $7 for the laser time and about 4 dollars for the plywood.
I like to use hardcover books to make my tool kits. That leave me with the guts of books. Most of which have a great aged patina. I just didn’t have the heart to toss them in the recycling bin. The book guts stacked up but even so I hung on to those suckers …
This workshop is part of the Sewing and textile Open Lab series currently held at Ace Monster Toys in Oakland. See the Events Calendar for more information about individual labs. Duration: 2+ hours The focus of this open lab is laser cut fabric and textiles. Feel free to bring your .dxf files and materials if …
These look like an ideal project for Hacker Scouts and the laser cutter at Ace Monster Toys. A quick satisfying project found Green Dump and designed by Gaspard Tiné-Berès. http://www.greendump.net/weburbanist/single-step-slippers-made-of-one-shoelace-strip-of-felt
Here is the results: My goal here is to make rubber stamps using a laser cutter… I just don’t have the patients to do much hand carving. This is the product I am aiming to try: http://www.rubberstampmaterials.com/laserengravablerubberandpolymer.aspx I know it is possible because YouTube tells me so.