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Making a Custom Lego Brick Storage Container

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Making a Custom Lego Brick Storage Container
I have a lot of small tools and supplies that don't have a great storage solution. I decided to make my own storage container that looks like a Lego brick. I wanted to make my own so that I could have the size box that I wanted and be able to customize it.

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Making Custom Woodworking Squares | Woodpeckers 1281 Square Replica

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Making Custom Woodworking Squares | Woodpeckers 1281 Square Replica

A couple of years ago, I made Woodpecker's 1281 square replicas out of MDF using laser engraving and painting techniques. I spoke with Woodpeckers about redoing the project out of acrylic and they agreed that it would make a great video. I designed this project using just pictures from the Woodpeckers website, as well as ruler generators to get the lines. The benefit of the acrylic model is that I am able to customize the colors for the square and engrave my own logo onto it as well. Keep in mind that these will not be as accurate as the...

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How to Make a Custom Hat Rack By Heat Bending Acrylic

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How to Make a Custom Hat Rack By Heat Bending Acrylic
For a while, I've wanted to successfully make a project that involved heat bending acrylic. In past heat bending projects, I usually became impatient and tried to rush the bending process which led to breaking the final product. I decided that this time I would make it a point to be more patient and be more careful.

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Making a Custom Harry Potter Wallet

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Making a Custom Harry Potter Wallet

For the last few months, I have been trying to learn more about working with leather on the laser. I've made a few different wallet designs and wanted to share one of my favorites. My family and I are huge Harry Potter fans and I decided to make a Hogwarts inspired single piece wallet. Which Harry Potter house are you in? DOWNLOAD DESIGN FILE  LASER MACHINE SETTINGS Laser specs: 60 watt Epilog Fusion M2 40 Engraving: 80% speed, 20% power Vector Cutting: 20% speed, 90% power Frequency: 50% Engraving time: 5 minutes TOOLS AND SUPPLIES USED Needles: https://bit.ly/2Y3WXMY Thread: https://bit.ly/2x8vVJc...

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Making a Custom Dr. Who Inspired LED Clock

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Making a Custom Dr. Who Inspired LED Clock
For a long time, I've been wanting to create a LED clock design for my shop. Johnson Plastics provided the LED components that I needed for the project and I purchased the standoff components so that I could create something unique. I decided to use one of the most intricate designs that I have which is my Dr. Who inspired design.

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