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Hobbyist laser pointer hacks and projects

One source for hobbyist projects involving lasers are the many articles at Hackaday.com that are tagged “Laser hacks.”

Another source is Make magazine’s website; search for articles with the word “Laser.”

While many of these articles are about laser cutters, there are also some projects using or about laser pointers and displays.

We also discuss a few noteworthy projects in our News/Other section, in articles tagged “Hobbyist.”

The LaserPointerSafety.com commentary page What are pointers good for? references projects like these, where hobbyists are using laser light in creative or unusual ways.