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Acrylic + laser cutter :dummy:
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happienoodleboy Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015
You should add some leds to the centre, make it a desklamp!
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pyrohmstr Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Professional Artist
That's not a bad idea! I'll make one that's a big larger and do that :la:

Actually, I have an accelerometer I can use so it changes color as you turn it.
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happienoodleboy Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015
Heh That's a pretty cool idea alright :)
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noface30 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013   Artist
Could I inquire an explanation on this if you don't mind?
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pyrohmstr Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013  Professional Artist
Inquire about which part of it :p
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noface30 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013   Artist
Well one would be how did you make it? Did you use a certain style with a laser cutter and how long did it take?
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pyrohmstr Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013  Professional Artist
I did the initial design in sketchup. Then I redid the drawings in CorelDRAW since the laser cutter needs vector files. You can do it directly out of sketchup but I've found that you get really wonky cutting order because sketchup does screwy things with vectors. I think that whole process took two hours or so. I kept making mistakes with the measurements :p

The acrylic was just some 1/8 stock I had lying around. The laser cutter has good defaults for continuous cast acrylic so there was nothing special there. I want to say it was 2 minutes in the laser cutter.

I make my own acrylic glue. It's 10:1 Dicholomethane/Glacial Acetic Acid. Probably 30 minutes or so to glue it together.
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noface30 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013   Artist
ah ok thanks that helps a lot more :D
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