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.
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:
- Hot glue gun
- 2 Magnifying glass
- Cardboard box
- Plastic bottle
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
- 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.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.