Rapid Prototyping!
You may have heard it a dozen times, but unless you have done it yourself, you probably do not know just how amazing rapid prototyping can be! Sav…
posted by adamkumpf on Mar 13, 2006
4.40 (9 ratings) views: 8,735comments: 9
Rapid Prototyping with Paper: T-Shelves
Inspired by the J1Studio T-shelves, I wanted to try making them with lasercutting. To figure out some of the shapes I could build, I started by pro…
posted by SelkeyMoonbeam on May 24, 2012
4.09 (1 ratings) views: 1,513
Rapid Webcomic Prototyping System (Microsoft Edition)
Using aspects of Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint, it is now possible for budding artists (including angsty HS teenagers) to make their own …
posted by cryptopath on Jun 5, 2006
3.51 (2 ratings) views: 4,099comments: 12
Poor Man's (not so rapid) Prototyping Method for the Fabber-less
Many have wished to be able to fabricate plastic models of their 3D designs, and many do not have access to rapid prototyping machines or cnc mille…
posted by xeijix on Jun 9, 2007
4.71 (24 ratings) views: 59,705comments: 27
Venturi Vacuum Degassing Apparatus for use in Rapid Biomedical Part Prototyping
Project Team:Richard H. Siderits MDChristoper Sereni MSIIIVarun Singh - Investigational Pathology TeamRemoving bubbles, when you're making blanks t…
posted by siderits on Sep 16, 2009
views: 19,876comments: 21
Rapid Prototyping technique for designing joints using Bezier curves.
Rapid Prototyping #11;technique for designing #11; articulated, interleaved or intercalated joints using Bezier curves in modeling complex robotic …
posted by siderits on Oct 5, 2009
3.95 (1 ratings) views: 4,053
Rapid Prototyping using 3-D Printing to Make Masters
By using a 3-D printer to make your original prototype, it is then possible to make duplicates of your design quickly and cost effective using the…
posted by ComposiMold on May 29, 2013
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Syringe pump prototype
This video demonstrates how to make a simple single or dual syringe pump using an AXE deodorant container (for the linear actuator), a Lego WeDo ro…
posted by siderits on Jan 27, 2011
views: 4,522comments: 11
Rapid Fire Mouse Button
Many computer video games involve a lot of rapid mouse clicking. But there are limits to how fast your finger can click and how long you can ke…
posted by DIY Hacks and How Tos on Feb 25, 2014
views: 57,341comments: 91
Rapid Technique: Preparing Plastic #11;CNC Milling "Blanks" for Parts Used in#11;Prototyping Scientific Equipment
Rapid Technique: Preparing Plastic CNC Milling "Blanks" for Parts Used in#11;Prototyping Scientific Equipment Richard H. Siderits MD A. Maskey …
posted by siderits on Jan 11, 2010
4.11 (2 ratings) views: 35,811comments: 6
An introduction to P-R-P. 'Poor man's Rapid Prototyping'. Let's build an IRobot keyring.
This is a tribute. A Thank you. Dedicated to all people who selflessly experimented, tried, failed and succeeded. They who created instructables so…
posted by Ironwave on Dec 22, 2013
views: 43,787comments: 36
Chibikart: Rapid-Prototyping a Subminiature Electric Go-Kart Using Digital Fabrication and Hobby Components
Chibikart! is a very small yet powerful and maneuverable 2WD electric go-kart that you can build using off-the-shelf industrial and hobby component…
posted by teamtestbot on Jun 1, 2012
5.00 (18 ratings) views: 96,260comments: 24
Dragon Shell Pavilion Prototype
Dragon Shell Pavilion is a collaboration between Alan Cation, Dennis Huang, and Leah Zaldumbide. It is a full-scale prototype carried out in the di…
posted by AlanCation on Sep 29, 2014
views: 4,810comments: 6
Solenoid Rapidly Presses XBox 360 Controller Button
We have a lot of unspent BadAss tokens in Borderlands 2. To spend each token, we have to press the "A" button twice - once to select the token and …
posted by vicvelcro on Jan 10, 2013
views: 10,346comments: 15
3d Printed Speaker Project
This is just a cool project I did to design some speakers from scratch and design them so they match my custom Macbook! I used the internals from …
posted by werkhaus on Mar 16, 2013
views: 2,785comments: 9
Arduino based hackable prototyping board
Earlier in the year I needed to build a control system with the capability to detect alcohol vapour, measure fluid temperature, sound audio alarms …
posted by Tecwyn Twmffat on Nov 29, 2013
views: 3,182
Buzzsaw TR-4 Final Prototype
Buzzsaw, a concept simply built to show a simple concept never tried before. I really enjoyed how this turned out and I know a lot of my fellow k…
posted by JonnyBGood on Mar 10, 2014
views: 534comments: 39
Flora/Bluefruit Prototyping Armband
Introduction:I created this piece so my students could quickly prototype wireless wearable project ideas. As you can see, the armband allows for va…
posted by Jessica Rajko on Jan 11, 2015
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10 steps to making Shrinky Circuits
Shrinky Circuit is a way to rapidly prototype circuit boards without the conventional PCB /chemical etching procedure involved. More Instructables …
posted by dorislee on Oct 25, 2014
views: 497comments: 2
San Francisco Architectural Silverware
I live in San Francisco where Sutro Tower is an integral part of the skyline. I can't help but think that, when viewed from certain angles, it lo…
posted by zisiadis on Feb 12, 2014
views: 3,434comments: 1
Making Gummies from Your Video Game Mods on the Cheap
So, you just finished designing a sweet Water Elemental for Skyrim, Zombie Mook for Half-Life 2, Mutant Bunny for Fallout 3, or whatever other game…
posted by Jetpack5 on Apr 20, 2012
4.09 (1 ratings) views: 1,515
Rapid technique for Fabricating Disposable Thermal Chambers to be used in testing Low temperature USB powered Thermofoils and heating elements
R. Siderits, A. Malik, M Roche In this project we will describe the steps that we used to make an experimental Thermal Chamber. We used this ther…
posted by siderits on Dec 2, 2011
views: 1,624
Thought 2 Part ( part 1)
Description    How to take a thought and make it into a part.  #1 in a series. Step by Step Breakdown of Part 1 - Rapid Prototyping 1. Have a th…
posted by shawn simone on May 31, 2012
views: 778comments: 2
3D Printer Basics and Troubleshooting: FDM Printers
This Instructable is to help with understanding the basics of 3D Printing and how to troubleshoot the most common problems with FDM 3D printers. Th…
posted by Laserbird on Nov 23, 2014
views: 1,747comments: 3
Make a simple bike-flag-holder with a 3D printer
A simple clamp for holding a flag on a bike trailer, designed in CAD and printed on a 3D printer. The Problem I like pulling the kids in a bike …
posted by Doc Workingday on Jun 21, 2007
4.00 (1 ratings) views: 8,730comments: 11
Can cooler mod
Christmas gift from the love of my life to her favortie geek. USB Beverage Chiller The CoolIT USB Beverage Chiller is the only way to keep your dr…
posted by Bctcteacher on Jan 8, 2009
4.34 (5 ratings) views: 12,454comments: 13
Build a Professional Prototype Case for a Linksys WRT54G Series Router in Three Weeks
Since this is my first Instructable and the first 3D printed prototype I have ever made I have tried to explain in as much detail as possible wha…
posted by ShaneVadnais on Jun 4, 2012
4.82 (8 ratings) views: 19,869comments: 22
Two Part Raspberry Pi Case
As I'm sure many of you know the Raspberry Pi launched a few weeks ago ( As the initial units will ship without a case I decid…
posted by Major Peel on Mar 27, 2012
4.21 (2 ratings) views: 32,023comments: 28
Gummy Water Elemental: Video Game Gummies on the Cheap Remix
So, you just finished designing a sweet Water Elemental for World of Warcraft, Goblin from Skyrim, Zombie Mook for Half-Life 2, Mutant Bunny for Fa…
posted by Jetpack5 on May 25, 2012
4.00 (1 ratings) views: 6,224comments: 8
Arduino: Making a set of traffic lights
THIS PROJECT IS STILL A WORK IN PROGRESS FEEDBACK APPRECIATED!!!This tutorial will step you through the process of creating a set of controlable an…
posted by unknowndomain on Aug 6, 2008
4.27 (5 ratings) views: 29,780comments: 37
The T-shelf in Paper (second try)
I was inspired by the T-shelves by J1 Studio- beautiful modal furniture that looks great and is held together by zip ties. This is really take two…
posted by SelkeyMoonbeam on May 25, 2012
4.09 (1 ratings) views: 8,662comments: 8
Heated Build Chamber for Rapman 3D Printer
This is an Instructable for a heated build chamber to house a Rapman 3.2 3D Printer. I chose the Rapman 3.2 because of it's relatively large print …
posted by TimPayne on Mar 31, 2012
views: 16,448comments: 3
If you all remember the CR\236P II, then I tore it apart to make this gun because of the low range with 4 #64 bands.  And I improved the pin guide …
posted by beanieostrich on Jan 21, 2012
4.36 (4 ratings) views: 312comments: 20
PCB Isolation Track Milling with MyDIYCNC Desktop CNC Machine
Hey there,Tory @ MyDIYCNC here again to show you another cool project that is very easy on your Desktop CNC machine. We are going to be milling out…
posted by Tory MYDIYCNC on Jan 27, 2015
views: 5,122comments: 11
Motion activated dropping spider, low cost, no programming
In this Intstuctable I’m going to show you how to make a very simple motion activated spider that drops down rapidly and startles anyone that wal…
posted by PaulMakesThings on Oct 29, 2010
4.90 (12 ratings) views: 18,909comments: 27
Super Light Quadcopter
The aim of this project is to maximize the flight time/ battery life of the very famous Hubsan X4 quad-copter. This will show how you build your ow…
posted by Joohansson on Feb 14, 2015
views: 52,618comments: 36
Remington MSR
This will be really hard to post so don't ask unless your serious About Building!! Here's the first MSR to hit the streets of Instructableville.…
posted by the vengeful aug on Feb 15, 2012
4.49 (6 ratings) views: 2,445comments: 28
Rapidprototyped Weighted <DEL>Companion</DEL> Storage Cube
I modeled it in SolidWorks and used the rapid prototype machine at school to make it. More info on the 3D printer can be found hereFull sized photo…
posted by Zorink on May 9, 2008
4.44 (7 ratings) views: 7,802comments: 55
Make Your Idea Real
This instructable will give you a better understanding on how to make something virtual (an idea, sketch, CAD model, etc.) into a real, physical ob…
posted by vsh1982 on Jun 4, 2012
views: 10,611comments: 12
5th grade sugru tool challenge
Objs- SWBAT (students will be able to) · recall at least 3 out of 5 steps of DT (Empathy/ Define /Ideate /Prototype / Test)· work ind…
posted by steamtruck on Nov 21, 2014
views: 109
6th Grade Sugru Tool Challenge
Objs- SWBAT (students will be able to) · recall at least 3 out of 5 steps of DT (Empathy/ Define /Ideate /Prototype / Test)· work ind…
posted by steamtruck on Nov 21, 2014
views: 176
Sugru 8th grade Tool Challenge
Objs- SWBAT (students will be able to) · recall at least 3 out of 5 steps of DT (Empathy/ Define /Ideate /Prototype / Test)· work ind…
posted by steamtruck on Nov 21, 2014
views: 218
#PTRdesigns Plastic Money Clip
It is plastic money clip named "It's Money"! I designed it in Solidworks, I spent a long time perfecting the openings so it could hold a single dol…
posted by PTRdesigns on Apr 5, 2012
views: 866
How to Apply 3D Printing to Create Bronze Sculpture
Tany Foundry is among the first few art foundries to combine 3D printing tech with bronze casting to create beautiful sculptures.  This turorial t…
posted by Tany Foundry on Aug 28, 2013
views: 16,105comments: 1
centrifugal pump
These are the instructions for a centrifugal pump a team of product design engineers made for a project to pump water a height of 60cm efficiently.…
posted by beckka___ on Mar 20, 2011
3.91 (1 ratings) views: 4,171comments: 1
Constructing A RepRap: Part 1
RepRap stands for Replicating Rapid Prototyper and is also the name of the group aiming to create an open source machine that can do just that. Fi…
posted by hoeken on Sep 30, 2006
3.72 (2 ratings) views: 12,521comments: 5
Color Visualizer
Ever wanted an interactive and simple soldering kit for beginners?  The Color Visualizer has three potentiometers, resistors, a battery pack, and a…
posted by Qtechknow on Apr 15, 2013
views: 2,563comments: 10
Hydroponic Smart Garden
ERB, the hydroponic smart garden, is a product designed to continue educating and engaging people with their food. Rapid Protoype Initially prot…
posted by zacharyianhoward on Feb 18, 2015
views: 750comments: 3
nuPROTO, Product Design Service in the Digital Age
Fernando Sosa 03/05/1983 Mike Bauerlein 11/12/1985 We are Mike and Fernando, representing the product designing company for the digital age, nuPRO…
posted by mstyle183 on Sep 3, 2012
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DIWire Bender
D.I.Wire Bender is a rapid prototype machine that bends metal wire to produce 2D and 3D shapes, pushing the limits of what can be produced in diffe…
posted by pensa on Jan 25, 2013
views: 73,744comments: 16