85: Sticker Sheets

As part of a custom order of Ingress badges, I recently had a chance to revisit kiss cutting. I'd played with the process a few times before but not on 52lasers projects. Kiss Cutting is one of the most popular methods for creating pressure-sensitive labels. During the kiss-cutting process, the perimeter of each label is [...]

58: Lasering Layers

Last week, Jen made some amazing costume jewelry recreations using five separate layers of acrylic. During the process, she recognized the frustration of perfectly aligning individual layers of laser-cut acrylic. Was cutting the layers first and then gluing them together the best option? Or could we stick the layers together first, and then cut out the outer [...]

53: Remote Labels

53? With 2014 coming to a close, Jennifer's toast post completed the last of the laser projects we originally set out to do. One laser, fifty-two weeks, after all! But where do we go from here? We go right into week fifty-three, of course! This week, I decided to solve a problem created by a Christmas gift. Last year [...]

37: Controller Tags

I was thrilled when Brenn commissioned something I hadn't done before: acrylic labels for a Nintendo Wavebird controller.  I'm a huge fan of the Super Smash Bros. series of games and have three well-worn Wavebirds of my own, but in this case I would be making a name label for Alex, or "Killer Noodle 2." [...]