How To Make A DIY Projector

by | Mar 7, 2022 | DIY, Life Hacks

Introduction

Hey, we all have projectors at home, but have you ever thought about creating one yourself? If that’s the case, we’ve put together a tutorial on how to make a DIY projector for yourself at home.

Isn’t it intriguing? That’s correct. So, without further thought or care, keep reading.

Supplies

Developing a DIY projector is simple if you get all of the necessary materials on hand. You’ll need the following components to make your DIY projector at home:

Tools

  • Hot glue gun
  • Cutter

Materials

Steps To Make A DIY Projector

Let’s get going on making a DIY projector now that you’ve got the materials list. Creating your homemade projector is really simple if you follow the instructions to the letter:

Step 1: Firstly, take two magnifying glasses. Cut the handle of one of them so that only a circular shape is left.

Take magnifying glasses

Take magnifying glasses

Step 2: Next, take a thick rectangular piece of Thermocol and cut out a circular shape at its center. Make sure the size is appropriate for the magnifying glass to fit inside.

Cut out Thermocol piece

Cut out Thermocol piece

Step 3: Fix the magnifying glass at the center and secure it with hot glue. Be sure not to apply any glue to the glass.

Fix the glass

Fix the glass

Step 4: Take a big cardboard box with a lid. Now, cut out a circular shape at its front center and fix another piece of magnifying glass there. Secure it with the help of a hot glue gun.

Attach it with cardboard

Attach it with cardboard

Step 5: Once you’re done attaching it, take the Thermocol piece and put it at a little distance from the front glass. Secure it with glue.

Secure the piece with glue

Secure the piece with glue

Step 6: Take a plastic bottle and cut it in half so that it can be put inside the cardboard box. Cut out the front part of the plastic bottle. Fix your mobile phone there.

Attach your device

Attach your device

Step 7: Start the program you want to project and close the lid of the box. Your very own DIY projector is all ready to project out the fun.

DIY Projector

DIY Projector

Recommendations

  • Beware of hot objects: Make sure to be attentive while using the hot glue gun as it can cause serious burns and injuries.
  • Handle sharp equipment carefully: Be attentive while using the cutter and scissors as a slight distraction that can cause cuts and burns.

You’re welcome to try it on your own now. It’s now open to you to come up with new ideas. Applying these basic steps, you finally know how to make a DIY projector. So seize the opportunity and see what develops.

 

 

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