I wish I could go through life with one of these lasers that can remove any substance from most surfaces. Accumulated dirt, steel rust, bronze patinas, plastic residues, oil... anything. Above you can see oxide being remove from a steel plate, but check out this collection I just made. So satisfying.
Watching Lasers Cleaning Stuff Is One Of The Most Satisfying Things Ever
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