Mechanical Iris Escutcheon

Finally got around to making an cover for my Escutcheon on my :glowforge:, using a mechanical iris. Fun project, but this machine goes back in the box on Monday and a new one arrives.

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Wow!

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Soooooo cooooool!!!

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Whut!? Fantastic!

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Hey, very cool! Now make it open automatically when the light starts flashing. :wink:

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And I suppose a heavy finger that would fall down and push the button?

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One step at a time…

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Now, now… Everybody knows you must open the iris manually and only after a proper IDC has been received.

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if its lockable it would be perfect for tradeshows

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Super cool!

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Nice

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omg, I was starting to do research for something like this. Looks great

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Oh, Bravo!! Very nice!!

Would you mind sharing details on the hex-bolt hardware you’re using?

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Awesome!

6-32 Zinc-Plated Socket Head Machine Screws (25 pack) From ServoCity at different lengths. Honestly, nothing special about these screws, I just had them from previous DIY photography projects.

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If that video isn’t gif worthy, I don’t know what is. What an awesome escutcheon!

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WOW! I am humbled!

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Holy Vaca!!! Vaca is cow in spanish lol. Thats so cool!!

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This really is genius!

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