Mechanical Iris Escutcheon

escutcheon

#1

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.


#2

Wow!


#3

Soooooo cooooool!!!


#4

Whut!? Fantastic!


#5

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


#6

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


#7

One step at a time…


#8

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


#9

if its lockable it would be perfect for tradeshows


#10

Super cool!


#11

Nice


#12

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


#13

Oh, Bravo!! Very nice!!

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#14

Awesome!


#15

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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#16

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


#17

WOW! I am humbled!


#18

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