07 Sep '13, 4pm

Extruded rail and 3D printed connectors form a proper laser engraver

Extruded rail and 3D printed connectors form a proper laser engraver

Fast and accurate is a good description of this laser engraver built by [Ragnar] and [Gunnar]. The’re planning to show it off at the Trondheim Maker Faire after the new year but they took it out in the wild for the PSTEREO Mini Maker Faire (also in Trondheim) this past August. The video below gives an overview of the build process and the engraver at work. But we also enjoyed reading the post about a few missteps in the early prototyping process . We call this one a proper laser engraver because it was purpose built from the ground-up. We still like seeing the engravers hacked from optical drives , but this really is a horse of a different color in comparison.

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2013/09/07/extruded-rail-and-3d-print...

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