If you’ve been tinkering around trying to make your own authentic Iron Man suit, complete with repulsor-beam weapon, add this palm-mounted laser by Patrick Priebe to the list. This “handheld laser is 1,000 milliwatts, enough to instantly blind anyone not wearing special safety glasses.” Continue reading for a video of a similar palm-mounted laser glove.

Priebe began his project by sculpting a two-millimeter sheet of brass into a C-shape so that he would be able to slip the weapon onto his hand. Inside the housing, he made a large ring that holds a laser diode from a Casio projector and works as a heat sink.

[via PopSci]