Instructables: exploring - - autodesk http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:48:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Digital Fabrication : Bent Lamination Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Fabrication-Bent-Lamination-Mold/
Digital Fabrication : Bent Lamination Mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/OVQF/I1C42C3I/FXKOVQFI1C42C3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/OVQF/I1C42C3I/FXKOVQFI1C42C3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/OVQF/I1C42C3I/FXKOVQFI1C42C3I.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft Creating the Mold for Bent Lamination on a Laser CutterThis Instructable will teach you the Digital Fabrication workflow I used to take a 3D Model and create a laser cut, Cardboard Bent Lamination Mold.We will be creating a skateboard design and it's camber (The curvature in the deck created from th...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:44:31 PDT
From Model to Mill (using HSM to get your design from the computer to the machine bed) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Model-to-Mill-using-HSM-to-get-your-design-fr/
From Model to Mill (using HSM to get your design from the computer to the machine bed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Many of you reading this probably have access to and experience with some sort of 3D design software whether it’s professional or free. Out of those people, there are probably fewer who happen to have access to some sort of CNC machine (a ShopBot or other CNC router or mill). Of those, I’d be willi...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:17:06 PDT
Fusion360 : Snapping a T-spline Form to 3D Mesh http://www.instructables.com/id/Fusion360-Snapping-a-T-spline-Form-to-3D-Mesh/
Fusion360 : Snapping a T-spline Form to 3D Mesh - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JCAL/I12KGFRL/FQXJCALI12KGFRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JCAL/I12KGFRL/FQXJCALI12KGFRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JCAL/I12KGFRL/FQXJCALI12KGFRL.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft Trying to edit meshes in solid modeling software has been the bane of my 3D Modeling experiences. Luckily, these days there are a few options to make our lives easier! Like this sweet Instructable on how to edit them in Inventor! This Instructable will teach you how to import meshes into Fusion 360 ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 22:30:16 PDT
How to drink Coffee in the Pier 9 Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Safe-Coffee-Adapter-Part-1-Rapid-Prototyping/
How to drink Coffee in the Pier 9 Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/M9H7/I0NOFR35/FUFM9H7I0NOFR35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/M9H7/I0NOFR35/FUFM9H7I0NOFR35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/M9H7/I0NOFR35/FUFM9H7I0NOFR35.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio September 29th is national coffee day! If you're like me then you really can't get anything done in the shop without a cup of coffee in hand. Unfortunately from metal shavings, to wood dust, to oil and lubricants, there are lots of nasties that might end up in your cup if you have in the shop. Th...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:20:09 PDT
Introduction to MEL Scripting in Maya: 3D Fractals http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-MEL-Scripting-in-Maya-3D-Fractals/
Introduction to MEL Scripting in Maya: 3D Fractals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/5WUT/HYZX91NB/FFC5WUTHYZX91NB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/5WUT/HYZX91NB/FFC5WUTHYZX91NB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/5WUT/HYZX91NB/FFC5WUTHYZX91NB.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali Maya is a very powerful tool for creating 3D animations and motion graphics. You can model, texture, light, animate, and render within the same environment. Maya's visual interface is powerful and deep. It allows people to build very complex scenes and animations. But sometimes, using Maya's visual ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:11:50 PDT
Cribbage Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Cribage-Board/
Cribbage Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/XB9H/HYZNZC7K/FU7XB9HHYZNZC7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/XB9H/HYZNZC7K/FU7XB9HHYZNZC7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/XB9H/HYZNZC7K/FU7XB9HHYZNZC7K.SMALL.jpg ArtCAM This is how to create a custom cribbage board on a cnc machine using ArtCAM Express software.Things you will need· ArtCAM Express · CNC machine· Block of wood Watch the video Creating a base 1. Determine the size and shape of board you want.2. Open a new model to these...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:29:38 PDT
Understanding & Learning Maya's Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Understanding-Learning-Mayas-Interface/
Understanding & Learning Maya's Interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/8CS6/HYZ9DT03/FU28CS6HYZ9DT03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/8CS6/HYZ9DT03/FU28CS6HYZ9DT03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/8CS6/HYZ9DT03/FU28CS6HYZ9DT03.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali Maya is one of the most powerful tools for doing 3D modeling, animation, rendering, lighting, dynamics, scripting, and more. Most people take years to discover Maya's power and capabilities. I've been using Maya since 2005, and I'm still learned what its capable of. You can pretty much do anything i...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:07:19 PDT
Learn CNC The Hard Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-CNC-The-Hard-Way/
Learn CNC The Hard Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/HPL3/HYVDQ48M/FGTHPL3HYVDQ48M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/HPL3/HYVDQ48M/FGTHPL3HYVDQ48M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/HPL3/HYVDQ48M/FGTHPL3HYVDQ48M.SMALL.jpg danvida Operating a CNC machine will make you a better designer and engineer.I wrote this guide to provide a clear path for using CNC machines. Machining requires a lot of effort and study on your part and one person can't explain the entire process to you - the knowledge you gain comes from lessons learned...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:12:58 PDT
Autodesk Inventor Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Autodesk-Inventor-Tutorial/
Autodesk Inventor Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/ZH3C/HYR3HCNV/FSJZH3CHYR3HCNV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/ZH3C/HYR3HCNV/FSJZH3CHYR3HCNV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/ZH3C/HYR3HCNV/FSJZH3CHYR3HCNV.SMALL.jpg enelson8 Hello! This instructable is on how to use the most basic functions in Autodesk Inventor. While the version I use (2013) is one year behind, all of the functions work and basically look the same. In this tutorial I will go through sketching, modification and how to export your design. I will be enter...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:53:09 PDT
123D Make & ArtCAM Express - JigsawCar http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-Make-ArtCAM-Express-JigsawCar/
123D Make & ArtCAM Express - JigsawCar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/0SKC/HYPNUXX7/FE10SKCHYPNUXX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/0SKC/HYPNUXX7/FE10SKCHYPNUXX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/0SKC/HYPNUXX7/FE10SKCHYPNUXX7.SMALL.jpg ArtCAM How to make a 3d jigsaw in ArtCAM Express using 123D make.Things you will need· Autodesk 123D Make· ArtCAM Express · CNC machine· Block of wood Making the flat pack car Designing the model 1. Open Autodesk 123D Make and import a CAD model (The car example shape used here)....
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:27:00 PDT
Oak Wine Barrel Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Oak-Wine-Barrel-Coffee-Table/
Oak Wine Barrel Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/M0GI/HXG6PNE6/FV1M0GIHXG6PNE6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/M0GI/HXG6PNE6/FV1M0GIHXG6PNE6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/M0GI/HXG6PNE6/FV1M0GIHXG6PNE6.SMALL.jpg johnwhitmarsh This table top was made from the cross sections of salvaged wine barrels. It was my first wine barrel project from a couple years ago, and it was a real joy to make. I went through a salvaged wood phase in my art career that hit me pretty strongly and I had to get it out of my system. I'm not su...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:36:17 PDT
The Artist in Residence Experience: My Introduction to the 21st Century http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Artist-in-Residence-Experience-My-Introduction/
The Artist in Residence Experience: My Introduction to the 21st Century - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/SLDE/HXA9RN83/FXYSLDEHXA9RN83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/SLDE/HXA9RN83/FXYSLDEHXA9RN83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/SLDE/HXA9RN83/FXYSLDEHXA9RN83.SMALL.jpg johnwhitmarsh As an artist who creates dimensional wall installations, I had a solid foundation in traditional methods of sculpture - mold making, casting, welding, woodworking, etc - but I had done very little designing with software, and I had definitely not used computer aided machines to execute any of my ide...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 13:44:19 PDT
Decimated 3D Printed Chess Set printed on Series 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Custom-3D-Printed-and-Lasercut-Chess-Set/
Decimated 3D Printed Chess Set printed on Series 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Why buy a chess set when you can just make one! It's easy and free to download or model your own and 3D print it at home. In this instructable we will go over where to find or how to make base geometry using Autodesk 360 Fusion or the Autodesk 123 Gallery. Then how to clean and prep the meshed fo...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:30:32 PDT
How to make a Dark Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Dark-Sensor-2/
How to make a Dark Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/TOLS/HWMXGM1E/FJGTOLSHWMXGM1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/TOLS/HWMXGM1E/FJGTOLSHWMXGM1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/TOLS/HWMXGM1E/FJGTOLSHWMXGM1E.SMALL.jpg eaglerobot Hello everyone . This is my frist instructable on this site ..This idea came in my mind when i was reading of automatic street light . Here i have show an easy way to make a dark senensor it sence dark and then a light will glow automaticly . It is also helpfull in making of LFR-line following rob...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:40:18 PDT
Roland VersaCAMM Vinyl Printer: How to use the Pier9 Vinyl Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-VersaCAMM-ROLAND-Pier-9/
Roland VersaCAMM Vinyl Printer: How to use the Pier9 Vinyl Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/W7P3/HN82O1SM/FTZW7P3HN82O1SM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/W7P3/HN82O1SM/FTZW7P3HN82O1SM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/W7P3/HN82O1SM/FTZW7P3HN82O1SM.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft So you want to use the Roland Vinyl printer… great, you have come to the right spot!The Roland VersaCAMM Vinyl Printer is a high quality vinyl printer with a cutting knife feature that can print: large format posters, labels, stickers, car decals, window appliqués, signs or banners, and much more. ...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 19:06:49 PDT
Reuse: Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner. I Made it at TechShop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Ultrasonic-Jewelry-Cleaner-I-Made-it-at-Tech/
Reuse: Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner. I Made it at TechShop. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/T28J/HUFW6EXU/FV0T28JHUFW6EXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/T28J/HUFW6EXU/FV0T28JHUFW6EXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/T28J/HUFW6EXU/FV0T28JHUFW6EXU.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Goal:       To reuse discarded electronic toothbrush. Design Requirement:       * Do not create the cup.  Use existing cup.       * The cup need to be light so it would not take a lot of force to vibrate the water in it.       * There connection of the gadget to the cup need to be strong.  This way...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:23:42 PDT
How To Use Mocap Files In Maya, BVH or FBX http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-Mocap-Files-In-Maya-BVH-or-FBX/
How To Use Mocap Files In Maya, BVH or FBX - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/C7FP/HUDEP2VK/FEZC7FPHUDEP2VK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/C7FP/HUDEP2VK/FEZC7FPHUDEP2VK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/C7FP/HUDEP2VK/FEZC7FPHUDEP2VK.SMALL.jpg mykiscool This tutorial is made for Maya 2013, but I believe it should work in 2010-2015. If you are using a bvh file, download autodesks free bvh converter and convert it to an fbx file and follow the fbx instructions. http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/pc/item?siteID=123112&id=22694909 For those with ...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:15:51 PDT
3D Printed Hinges. I Made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Hinges-I-Made-it-at-TechShop/
3D Printed Hinges. I Made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KR9N/HUBWNFBB/F0BKR9NHUBWNFBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KR9N/HUBWNFBB/F0BKR9NHUBWNFBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KR9N/HUBWNFBB/F0BKR9NHUBWNFBB.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Goal:     To create 3D printed hinges.    Procedure:     Use Autodesk Fusion or Inventor to create surfaces in a vertical plane.  Create a 2D surface for each object. Extrude the 5mm diameter pin to the left.  Create top and bottom jaws and extrude 12mm to the right.   Create 11mm square surface an...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:41:53 PDT
Create Box with Finger Joints. Slider or Swing Top. I Made it at TechShop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Box-with-Finger-Joint-Slider-or-Swing-Top-I/
Create Box with Finger Joints. Slider or Swing Top. I Made it at TechShop. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/0GW4/HUBJO1T4/F7K0GW4HUBJO1T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/0GW4/HUBJO1T4/F7K0GW4HUBJO1T4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/0GW4/HUBJO1T4/F7K0GW4HUBJO1T4.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Background:     I always wanted to make my own Laser Cut Finger Joint Box and finally I got to try one. Goal:     To show the process of make a box using finger joints.     To share lesson learned. Procedure:      Decide on the side of the box.      Decide what material to use.  Most popular are p...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:17:30 PDT
Electronic Kitchen Funnel. Pour Powder, Coffee Creamer, Coffee and Flour. I Made it at TechShop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Electronic-Funnel-for-Refilling-Coffee-Cream/
Electronic Kitchen Funnel. Pour Powder, Coffee Creamer, Coffee and Flour. I Made it at TechShop. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/5VEJ/HUFW2NZ6/F4C5VEJHUFW2NZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/5VEJ/HUFW2NZ6/F4C5VEJHUFW2NZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/5VEJ/HUFW2NZ6/F4C5VEJHUFW2NZ6.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Background:      Oftentimes, we have old gadgets that we retired that could be used to make new gadgets that would be useful to solve some problem(s).   It would be fun to do such project.      One gadget is an old electronic toothbrush.  One problem is filling an old coffee creamer can using funnel...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:31:47 PDT
Laser Cut Coffee Cup / Flower Pot Holder. I Made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Coffee-Cup-Flower-Pot-Holder-I-Made-it-a/
Laser Cut Coffee Cup / Flower Pot Holder. I Made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/HH74/HU77P6M5/FTHHH74HU77P6M5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/HH74/HU77P6M5/FTHHH74HU77P6M5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/HH74/HU77P6M5/FTHHH74HU77P6M5.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Goal:      To create Hexagon Coffee Cup or Flower Pot Holder.     To practice use of Corel Draw. Procedure:      * In Corel Draw, create a Polygon. The default was a Pentagon.  Change to 6 sides to create a Hexagon.      * Use measuring tool and measure opposites two times.        * Scale vertical...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:32:40 PDT
Instrument Panel Mod for GPS PDA Holder. I Made it at TechShop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Instrument-Panel-Mod-for-GPS-PDA-Holder-I-Made-it-/
Instrument Panel Mod for GPS PDA Holder. I Made it at TechShop. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/QM6E/HU5X00WL/FTRQM6EHU5X00WL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/QM6E/HU5X00WL/FTRQM6EHU5X00WL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/QM6E/HU5X00WL/FTRQM6EHU5X00WL.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Problems:     * Screens of GPS PDA hanging on windshield could be hard to reach.       * The glare also make it hard to read.     *  Increasing the brightness to counter the sun glare is too stressful to device battery.     * At night, the brightness of the screen could be a annoying to the driver. ...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:17:49 PDT
Cheap Way To Scan 3D Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Way-To-Scan-3D-Objects/
Cheap Way To Scan 3D Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/JB0U/HU1JUOQE/FEDJB0UHU1JUOQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/JB0U/HU1JUOQE/FEDJB0UHU1JUOQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/JB0U/HU1JUOQE/FEDJB0UHU1JUOQE.SMALL.jpg RecyclePlastic2 Are you not able to afford a 3D scanner? Do you wish you can scan an image with just a phone, so you can make a 3D image out of it? Do you want to make a duplicate of an item that you want to scan? Then There is an awesome program called 123D that allows you to make images into 3D models! Take Pi...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:14:41 PDT
R2D2 - Laser Cut Wood Model http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-Laser-Cut-Wood-Model/
R2D2 - Laser Cut Wood Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/TUOP/HT2TZB8G/FUYTUOPHT2TZB8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/TUOP/HT2TZB8G/FUYTUOPHT2TZB8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/TUOP/HT2TZB8G/FUYTUOPHT2TZB8G.SMALL.jpg trobinson0087 Who hasn't wanted their own R2D2? They are usually pretty pricy, but this model can be made for around $20. This Instructable creates a wood R2D2 model. We have included detailed video directions, quicker overview directions for those of you with more experience, and a detailed step by step PDF. H...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 11:56:30 PDT
Porcelain Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Porcelain-Wall-Art/
Porcelain Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/YPBT/HSVGGCQH/FQBYPBTHSVGGCQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/YPBT/HSVGGCQH/FQBYPBTHSVGGCQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/YPBT/HSVGGCQH/FQBYPBTHSVGGCQH.SMALL.jpg johnwhitmarsh Inspired by the pattern of skull fissures, I wanted to make a make a piece of wall art that would capture the unusual beauty of this organic joinery. For the material, I chose an ultra-thin porcelain tile for its resemblance to a hard shell, and for its minimal appearance. It's a single tile mea...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:22:07 PDT
Gettin' Jiggy Widdit -> Squeezing Plastic Pieces into Brackets http://www.instructables.com/id/Gettin-Jiggy-Widdit-Squeezing-Plastic-Pieces-into-/
Gettin' Jiggy Widdit -> Squeezing Plastic Pieces into Brackets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AV5Z/HSL29AJ1/FQEAV5ZHSL29AJ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AV5Z/HSL29AJ1/FQEAV5ZHSL29AJ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AV5Z/HSL29AJ1/FQEAV5ZHSL29AJ1.SMALL.jpg togo1919 I'm prototyping more stuff at TechShop. Since I need some plastic brackets, I decided to make them consistently to my specs by building a jig to make the bending go smoothly. Of Course... I like to use MDF to build stuff, so I based my design on 1/4" MDF to be laser cut.  I used Autodesk Inventor...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 21:49:23 PDT
Autodesk Inventor 2014 How to Use Projected Geometry and Work Planes http://www.instructables.com/id/Autodesk-Inventor-2014-How-to-Use-Projected-Geomet/
Autodesk Inventor 2014 How to Use Projected Geometry and Work Planes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/1XSR/HSG80MGZ/FRQ1XSRHSG80MGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/1XSR/HSG80MGZ/FRQ1XSRHSG80MGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/1XSR/HSG80MGZ/FRQ1XSRHSG80MGZ.SMALL.jpg mstender In this tutorial, the uses and functions of some of Autodesk’s features like projected geometry and work planes will be explained. In this tutorial you will go over: 1. The strategies for planning your sketch. 2. How features like projected geometry and work planes can be used in your sketches. ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 11:47:05 PST
Use Android or iPhone Pictures to create 3D Object with Autodesk Catch. I Made it at TechShop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Android-or-iPhone-Pictures-to-create-3D-Object/
Use Android or iPhone Pictures to create 3D Object with Autodesk Catch. I Made it at TechShop. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/7WEE/HSJAP3UL/FHH7WEEHSJAP3UL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/7WEE/HSJAP3UL/FHH7WEEHSJAP3UL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/7WEE/HSJAP3UL/FHH7WEEHSJAP3UL.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Goal:     To learn how to create 3D Imaging using the newly released 3D Imaging using Autodesk Catch.  To share lessonw learned and tips. Procedure:      Take pictures around the object.  Hold the camera close to your body to provide stability.  Walk around the object and keep taking pictures, Auto...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 04:19:36 PST
Choosing a 3D modeling software for 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Which-3D-software-should-I-learn-for-3D-printing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/L6CD/HQS4WB9I/FC5L6CDHQS4WB9I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/L6CD/HQS4WB9I/FC5L6CDHQS4WB9I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/L6CD/HQS4WB9I/FC5L6CDHQS4WB9I.SMALL.jpg gillespinault At our MakerSpace, I am often asked for advice about what should someone use in order to create 3D objects for 3D printing. There is not just one single answer because it depends on a few parameters so I made a little decision chart: http://www.gliffy.com/go/publish/5271448 Here are some general co...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:59:18 PST
RE: Pictures Using Bamboo and AutoDesk SketchBook (2011) http://www.instructables.com/id/RE-Pictures-Using-Bamboo-and-AutoDesk-SketchBook-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/55CX/HQQLLOAC/FOT55CXHQQLLOAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/55CX/HQQLLOAC/FOT55CXHQQLLOAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/55CX/HQQLLOAC/FOT55CXHQQLLOAC.SMALL.jpg dfunct Hello, I am currently drawing again. Yea! I got this Bamboo item from a store and use it to draw and have fun. I use some odd ideas to create and create more. Enjoy... Seth P.S. This is my second drawing w/ the SketchBook (using the Wacom Bamboo).
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:14:53 PST
Learn How Electricity Works (no programming) http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-How-Electricity-Works-no-programming/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/PPRO/HQEA2Y7Z/FBRPPROHQEA2Y7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/PPRO/HQEA2Y7Z/FBRPPROHQEA2Y7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/PPRO/HQEA2Y7Z/FBRPPROHQEA2Y7Z.SMALL.jpg AustinCrane In order to get acquainted with electricity we will look at how to connect some simple components. The 123D circuits app makes it easy to explore how to make simple circuits and experiment with electricity. _______________________________________________________________ 1. LEDS - LEDs are very simp...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:27:30 PST
Architectural Shelving http://www.instructables.com/id/Architectural-Shelving/
Architectural Shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/9HE5/HQDLX0UV/FOU9HE5HQDLX0UV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/9HE5/HQDLX0UV/FOU9HE5HQDLX0UV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/9HE5/HQDLX0UV/FOU9HE5HQDLX0UV.SMALL.jpg johnwhitmarsh This shelving unit was commissioned for the gallery at Autodesk Pier 9 in San Francisco. It was created to showcase a diverse range of maker-style projects made in house by artists, Instructables staff, and Autodesk employees alike. (And the shelving itself had to look cool too.) I've always liked ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 10:18:43 PST
3D Printed Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ornament/
3D Printed Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/PK7N/HQ5MHMGU/F39PK7NHQ5MHMGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/PK7N/HQ5MHMGU/F39PK7NHQ5MHMGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/PK7N/HQ5MHMGU/F39PK7NHQ5MHMGU.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus For the holidays you can spend time trying to find an ornament you like or you can just make one yourself. I'm a fan of geometric patterns myself and am kinda tired of snowflakes so it's a lot easier to just design my own to be 3D printed. Even if you don't have your own 3D printer (I don't have one...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 13:51:02 PST
Make a Custom Knife Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-custom-Knife-Handle/
Make a Custom Knife Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/3CX5/HP5ZBTBL/FHT3CX5HP5ZBTBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/3CX5/HP5ZBTBL/FHT3CX5HP5ZBTBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/3CX5/HP5ZBTBL/FHT3CX5HP5ZBTBL.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft Pier 9 Starter Project Make your own Knife handle As some of you have seen, shop staff here at Pier 9's Workshop have dived deep into the exciting art of making Knives, particularly beautiful Knife handles. We have made Kitchen Blades, Hunting Knives, Fishing Knives, Retractable blades and rumor ...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:42:27 PST
How to Clean the Water Jet Abrasive Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-the-Water-Jet-Abrasive-Tube/
How to Clean the Water Jet Abrasive Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/959D/HP0CPMY9/FW8959DHP0CPMY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/959D/HP0CPMY9/FW8959DHP0CPMY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/959D/HP0CPMY9/FW8959DHP0CPMY9.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft How to Clean out the water jet abrasive tube.  From time to time when using the water jet at Pier 9, the clear tube that feeds abrasive to the head clogs up and stops the water jet from cutting your material. This is usually due to water leaking into the tube which must remain dry for Garnet to fl...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:35:22 PST
Rubber Powered Power Boat "I made it at TechShop" http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Powered-Power-Boat-I-made-it-at-TechShop/
Rubber Powered Power Boat "I made it at TechShop" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/XR7T/HORHTGF8/FI1XR7THORHTGF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/XR7T/HORHTGF8/FI1XR7THORHTGF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/XR7T/HORHTGF8/FI1XR7THORHTGF8.SMALL.jpg misailor28 This is an Instructable on how to make a rubber powered windup power boat.  I have seen many wind up airplanes using a propeller.  I have seen a lot of variations on paddle boats including one I did for another instructable.  Paddle wheels lend themselves to be easily made since the paddle can just ...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 21:05:23 PST
Improve Your House Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-Your-House-Design/
Improve Your House Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/OBUT/HO233UNW/FVDOBUTHO233UNW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/OBUT/HO233UNW/FVDOBUTHO233UNW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/OBUT/HO233UNW/FVDOBUTHO233UNW.SMALL.jpg KyleTheCreator This is a house that I designed on Autodesk Revit Architecture. The house is a 1,500 sq. ft. modern rambler with 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, great room, kitchen, dining room, utility, and a 3 car garage. It has over 100 components including cabinets, counter tops, plumbing fixtures, appliances, fur...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 22:42:08 PST
Building a radio control sailboat from laser cut parts. I made it at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-radio-control-sailboat-from-laser-cut-p/
Building a radio control sailboat from laser cut parts. I made it at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SMALL.jpg misailor28 This is a part 2, to the instructable I wrote about creating a radio control sailboat on Autodesk Inventor.  This will go through the steps of putting it together.   Part 1: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-a-radio-control-sailboat-hull-to-make-/ We will be using a carbon fiber kite ro...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:10:36 PST
How to draw a radio control sailboat hull to make with laser cut wood on Autodesk Inventor. I made it at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-a-radio-control-sailboat-hull-to-make-/
How to draw a radio control sailboat hull to make with laser cut wood on Autodesk Inventor. I made it at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SMALL.jpg misailor28 The purpose of this instructable is to go through the process of how to create a 3D model of a boat hull that will be used to create a radio control sailboat.  This part will go through the process of creating the model in CAD so that the parts can be laser cut and assembled easily.   This was creat...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:33:40 PST
Accelerometer Dice with 123D Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Accelerometer-Dice-with-123D-Circuits/
Accelerometer Dice with 123D Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/JNTI/HNRLLWXK/FZ7JNTIHNRLLWXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/JNTI/HNRLLWXK/FZ7JNTIHNRLLWXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/JNTI/HNRLLWXK/FZ7JNTIHNRLLWXK.SMALL.jpg AutoRob This is the project that got Autodesk's CEO Carl Bass a little extra attention from the TSA on his way to MakerFaire Tokyo.  Here's an article about that... We made this as way to demo a few things you can do with our apps, 123D Circuits and 123D Design :  Design circuits.  Simulate the circuits on...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 16:52:08 PST
Demon Halloween Designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Demon-Halloween-Designs/
Demon Halloween Designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/MIBS/HNFZEZP9/FXOMIBSHNFZEZP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/MIBS/HNFZEZP9/FXOMIBSHNFZEZP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/MIBS/HNFZEZP9/FXOMIBSHNFZEZP9.SMALL.jpg Amanda Jackson This instructable is about creating a halloween mask and/or a halloween decoration for the door with 123D Creature.This will be shown in two segments. The application is available from the Apple App Store. Most of the information that explains the sculpting and painting is very much the same as the...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 07:01:43 PDT
Monster Bunny Rabbit http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-Bunny-Rabbit/
Monster Bunny Rabbit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/M9U5/HN81Z4AP/FX8M9U5HN81Z4AP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/M9U5/HN81Z4AP/FX8M9U5HN81Z4AP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/M9U5/HN81Z4AP/FX8M9U5HN81Z4AP.SMALL.jpg Amanda Jackson Create a cute animal turned into a Halloween monster with 123D Creature. This application is available from the Apple App Store. The final model I have created can be viewed on the 123D Creature Gallery. The final model can become a 3D print, for example with IMaterialise or a cardboard print with...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 05:19:58 PDT
Re-Design of My School's Cafateria + Tips and Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Design-of-My-Schools-Cafateria/
Re-Design of My School's Cafateria + Tips and Tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UOXM/HMVJB14I/FF4UOXMHMVJB14I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UOXM/HMVJB14I/FF4UOXMHMVJB14I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UOXM/HMVJB14I/FF4UOXMHMVJB14I.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox This started out as a project for my design studies class. We were to redesign our school's outdated and very bland cafeteria. It had to seat 100 students, have a study area, games area, a lounging space, and a small food selling area. I learned a few very useful things in the creation of the proje...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 18:39:56 PDT
Design a Custom Model Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Custom-Model-Car/
Design a Custom Model Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/LPLR/HMVJDNCG/FA3LPLRHMVJDNCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/LPLR/HMVJDNCG/FA3LPLRHMVJDNCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/LPLR/HMVJDNCG/FA3LPLRHMVJDNCG.SMALL.jpg nicalbert If you’re tired of the model car kits available in stores, why not design your own? Designing your own model car can be an exhilarating project that gives you control over the details of each piece, such as size, shape, and color. Designing toys is also a great way to get older kids excited about sc...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:07:01 PDT
Design a Custom Yo-Yo http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Custom-Yo-Yo/
Design a Custom Yo-Yo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SMALL.jpg nicalbert One of the most classic of all toys is the yo-yo, and what better way to spice up an old favorite than by designing your own? Designing toys is also a great way to get students excited about science and engineering, and it can encourage them to express creativity in new ways. (Note: Final product no...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:05:05 PDT
Design a Chocolate Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Chocolate-Mold/
Design a Chocolate Mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RFNH/HMVJDNQA/FS3RFNHHMVJDNQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RFNH/HMVJDNQA/FS3RFNHHMVJDNQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RFNH/HMVJDNQA/FS3RFNHHMVJDNQA.SMALL.jpg nicalbert You’ve all heard of chocolate bunnies, and you’ve probably all eaten peanut butter cups—but have you ever tried to make your own chocolates? If you are interested in concocting professional-looking bonbons, you will need a mold—and what better way to put your stamp on homemade chocolates than to des...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:02:56 PDT
Design a Custom Model Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Custom-Model-Rocket/
Design a Custom Model Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/EDEN/HMVJDNSY/FQ5EDENHMVJDNSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/EDEN/HMVJDNSY/FQ5EDENHMVJDNSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/EDEN/HMVJDNSY/FQ5EDENHMVJDNSY.SMALL.jpg nicalbert Nearly every kid born after the advent of the space program has dreamt about becoming an astronaut (some more passionately than others). If space camp is out of reach, you might try designing your own custom model rocket for scaled-down space play. Designing toys is a great way to get students excit...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:00:35 PDT
Explore Biomimicry http://www.instructables.com/id/Explore-Biomimicry/
Explore Biomimicry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/MYQN/HMVJDO0J/FTCMYQNHMVJDO0J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/MYQN/HMVJDO0J/FTCMYQNHMVJDO0J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/MYQN/HMVJDO0J/FTCMYQNHMVJDO0J.SMALL.jpg nicalbert For centuries, nature has proven to be a bountiful source for ideas for designers and other innovators. Part of the genius of inventors is their ability to see the ways in which the technology of nature can be integrated into human creations. In this project, we’ll look to ducks as our inspiration, ...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:57:46 PDT
Making a Slide Whistle in 123D Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Slide-Whistle-in-123D-Design/
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:46:25 PDT
My 123D Jansen Strandbeest Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/My-123D-Jansen-Strandbeest-Mechanism/
My 123D Jansen Strandbeest Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/YOMR/HMMF8RH0/FCOYOMRHMMF8RH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/YOMR/HMMF8RH0/FCOYOMRHMMF8RH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/YOMR/HMMF8RH0/FCOYOMRHMMF8RH0.SMALL.jpg FireCGun So this is a Strandbeest mechanism, a mechanism invented by Theo Jansen, a Dutch artist. This kinetic sculpture moves when on a slope, or as in Theo Jansen's creations, harnessing the wind's energy. I designed this kinetic sculpture using the complex but very accurate ratios of the original design. ...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 09:52:31 PDT