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Not strictly 3D printing, but built with a 3D printer: http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-Etching-Machine/
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+Shachar Weis while I do agree with that, in this case other precautions have been taken. It is not In a shop where others would be around, it is in a locked room at my home. That said, I am working on a light guard that will be attached to the laser, as the construction of the 3d printer that was used as the base machine makes it infeasible to add an enclosure. Additionally, where it is very easy to stop the ir light from a co2 laser, using acrylic, the 445nm light emitted by this laser is much more difficult to stop with a material that is transparent to most optical wavelengths. And, not to downplay the danger of lasers, but we're not dealing with a 40+ watt CO2 laser here, we're dealing with a 2.5 watt commercially available HANDHELD laser. While its is true that there is still significant risk of dammage to eyes if you look directly at the beam, it is in a whole different ballpark than a proper laser cutter.
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cool, but the video was headache inducing... seriously. set the camera on the side of the table and let us watch the match. swapping views every second is just annoying.
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Behold the power of lasers! +Wicked Lasers 
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3D printable lens holder for my WickedLasers Spyder 3 lenses!
http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-WickedLasers-Lens-Holder/
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Two new updates! I now have an official Z-Inventions Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/ZInventions  and an Etsy:  https://www.etsy.com/shop/ZInventions  . I will post project updates both here and on the Z-I facebook page, and will be selling various...
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