May 20, 2017

DIY Mobile Laser Cutter in 3D Printed Frame by Josh Hughes

Josh Hughes is developing a DIY handheld mobile laser cutter and engraver in 3d printable housing. In theory with this device, you would not be limited by a surface and it could work on a battery power.


Here is a design study:





Here is a model of 3d printable enclosure body, the design is now more refined with more ergonomic side handles:



Here is a prototype working with, what seems like, salvaged laser diode and optical drives:




You can follow the process on developers YT channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTzJuMQVJcEWoAwnt5dS5wQ


Laser engravings made as a test