Glowforge / ESPHome / Home-Assistant Light Color Controller

With another baby on the way, it’s time to clear out the nursery. That means we need to turn the guest bedroom into my daughter’s new bedroom. She loves bright colors and color changing lights are super cool. She’s 3, so no Google/Alexa/smartphone… That makes big tough physical buttons important. As far as I can tell, there is literally nothing like this on the market and that makes me sad.

Designed in Autodesk Fusion360, cut on a Glowforge Basic, using 3mm Acrylic. Decorated with Cricut cut vinyl. Uses 30mm arcade push buttons, connected to an ESP32-s, programmed with ESPHome, controlling Home-Assistant connected lights.

Full materials list (with links) and SVG files (Free Download) are available at the end of this post.

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Glowforge Cut Jewelry Holder (Free Download)

Designed in Fusion 360, modified in Adobe Illustrator, cut from 1/8in white acrylic using a Glowforge Basic

My wife wanted a place for the jewelry she wears regularly. Our house has been invaded by geometric shapes recently, so she wanted something more organic this time. I had recently found the Voronoi Sketch Generator for Fusion 360, which is perfect for this. My wife loves succulents, so I hot glued a couple on to complete the look.

Dimensions: 10 inches wide, 12.2 inches tall, just under 0.5 in thick

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Glowforge Timelapse with Wyze Cam v3

Creating things with the Glowforge Laser is pretty cool. Showing a time-lapse video of that process is even cooler! Perfect for showing off with YouTube, Instagram, or Facebook.

In this post:

  • Template for perfect alignment
  • Cover to block glare & reflections
  • Instructions for mounting
  • Instructions for cable management
  • Recommended camera settings
  • Zip file containing positioning template SVG, cover SVG, Instruction PDF, and recommended Wyze Cam settings PDF

Free download at end of post

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