Instructables: exploring - - autodesk http://www.instructables.com Sat, 6 Feb 2016 07:43:03 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Send Art Into Outer Space http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Send-Art-Into-Outer-Space/
How to Send Art Into Outer Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/4TWU/IJYUL6EU/FAZ4TWUIJYUL6EU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/4TWU/IJYUL6EU/FAZ4TWUIJYUL6EU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/4TWU/IJYUL6EU/FAZ4TWUIJYUL6EU.SMALL.jpg noahw In February of 2014, a small team of employees from Planet Labs came to Autodesk's Pier 9 to tour our workshop and offices. As we walked and talked, we communed over common values, similar interests, and shared our desire to learn from our respective creative communities. What followed from that d...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 23:08:48 PST
Change infill density in a specific section on a 3D model for 3D printing. http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-Infill-Density-in-a-Specific-Section-on-a-3/
Change infill density in a specific section on a 3D model for 3D printing. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/RNHW/IJQODA06/F1KRNHWIJQODA06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/RNHW/IJQODA06/F1KRNHWIJQODA06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/RNHW/IJQODA06/F1KRNHWIJQODA06.SMALL.jpg amagro This is a simple tutorial where I will compare a powerfully functionality that two available slicers have.A slicer is a tool you will need to convert a digital 3D model into printing instructions for your 3D printer.The first one is a free, open-source software - Slic3r (S3r), and the other one is S...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:38:05 PST
Threads in 123D Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Threads-in-123D-Design/
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 11:12:53 PST
Make art from everyday objects (using 123d catch and meshmixer) - TfCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Art-From-Everyday-Objects-using-123d-Catch-an/
Make art from everyday objects (using 123d catch and meshmixer) - TfCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/0I77/IIA63HTZ/FBR0I77IIA63HTZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/0I77/IIA63HTZ/FBR0I77IIA63HTZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/0I77/IIA63HTZ/FBR0I77IIA63HTZ.SMALL.jpg eva_dijkema This tutorial shows how you can transform everyday objects into a cool arty object using Autodesk 123D Catch and MeshMixer. As an example we have chosen the simple, blue housing of this eraser (see pictures), but you can do it with other objects as well. Imagine this housing is broken or you just wa...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 08:22:51 PST
How to Remove Ember's Linear Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Remove-Embers-Linear-Drive/
How to Remove Ember's Linear Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/FV6M/IGV6H3GD/FKLFV6MIGV6H3GD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/FV6M/IGV6H3GD/FKLFV6MIGV6H3GD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/FV6M/IGV6H3GD/FKLFV6MIGV6H3GD.SMALL.jpg cappiep Because sometimes you really just want to remove Ember's linear drive. Just ask our quality engineer Dan! Remove Front Panel There are four screws holding Ember's front panel on. Two M3x12mm (use an M2 hex key) screws above the middle platform and two on No. 10 torx head screws on the bottom....
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:42:51 PST
Raspberry Pi 'Nin10do' Retro Game Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Nin10do-Retro-Game-Console/
Raspberry Pi 'Nin10do' Retro Game Console - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/HNP5/IFGNUQI5/FDNHNP5IFGNUQI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/HNP5/IFGNUQI5/FDNHNP5IFGNUQI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/HNP5/IFGNUQI5/FDNHNP5IFGNUQI5.SMALL.jpg Raspi_Nin10do Having your Raspberry Pi laying around catching dust?Are you a fan of the classic games like Mario, Zelda, Sierra adventure games or even Pac Man?Then the Nin10do console is the project for you!The Nin10do console is a 3d printed case with a Raspberry Pi, ATX-Raspi, USB HUB and some other cool acces...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 15:08:54 PDT
Share a Model in Fusion 360 using a Public Link http://www.instructables.com/id/Share-a-Model-in-Fusion-360-using-a-Public-Link/
Share a Model in Fusion 360 using a Public Link - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/986I/IFGNQSDV/F2C986IIFGNQSDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/986I/IFGNQSDV/F2C986IIFGNQSDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/986I/IFGNQSDV/F2C986IIFGNQSDV.SMALL.jpg tanner.reid1 There are many ways to collaborate in Fusion 360 - with your team, with outside stakeholders, within your organization, with yourself, with friends, or with clients, etc.But a really easy way to share with someone (especially someone who doesn't have or who doesn't need to have Fusion 360 installed)...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 07:26:39 PDT
Render Models In Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Render-Models-In-Fusion-360/
Render Models In Fusion 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/V2GE/IFGNQRL1/F9QV2GEIFGNQRL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/V2GE/IFGNQRL1/F9QV2GEIFGNQRL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/V2GE/IFGNQRL1/F9QV2GEIFGNQRL1.SMALL.jpg tanner.reid1 Rendering Models in Fusion 360 is pretty straight-forward. I'll take you through the steps of cranking out a basic, solid render and then let you play with all the fun tools that make them sweet!This will be a render of an example project for First Build's "Roast Coffee in Your Home Oven" design ch...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 07:22:23 PDT
Mini filament spool and earring carousel stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-filament-spool-and-earring-carousel-stand/
Mini filament spool and earring carousel stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/ZC6S/IF9TC2E6/FQOZC6SIF9TC2E6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/ZC6S/IF9TC2E6/FQOZC6SIF9TC2E6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/ZC6S/IF9TC2E6/FQOZC6SIF9TC2E6.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools This 3D-printable design combines a decorative miniature 3D printer filament spool, and a turning carousel stand for hanging earrings.Tools used for this project: - The CAD software: Autodesk Fusion 360 - The 3D-printing slicer: Simplify3D - The 3D-printer: Flashforge DreamerDOWNLOADSSee the STL fi...
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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 13:57:02 PDT
Designing a Roasting Tray in Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-Roasting-Tray-in-Fusion-360/
Designing a Roasting Tray in Fusion 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/DDWG/IFGNSPAV/F4JDDWGIFGNSPAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/DDWG/IFGNSPAV/F4JDDWGIFGNSPAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/DDWG/IFGNSPAV/F4JDDWGIFGNSPAV.SMALL.jpg tanner.reid1 Let's make a coffee bean roaster!FirstBuild is a pretty sweet community of designers and engineers where anyone can contribute to the design and production of GE Appliances, and this month they're running a design challenge for a coffee bean roaster that you can use with any common kitchen oven - yo...
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Fri, 2 Oct 2015 01:38:10 PDT
Wedding Cake Toppers, Seat Saver Name Plates, & Photo Booth Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Cake-Toppers-Seat-Saver-Name-Plates-Photo-/
Wedding Cake Toppers, Seat Saver Name Plates, & Photo Booth Fun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Objective: Create a 3D model from an image. This is also how you can easily create a Cake Topper, Photo Booth Goodies Such as mustaches, signs, glasses etc. Skip to the last step (Step 7) to see the easiest method, however it may not be sufficient for more complicated models.Also search Thingiverse ...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:23:45 PDT
Pixar Decals http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixar-Decals/
Pixar Decals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/XKKF/IDBHYLPU/FNDXKKFIDBHYLPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/XKKF/IDBHYLPU/FNDXKKFIDBHYLPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/XKKF/IDBHYLPU/FNDXKKFIDBHYLPU.SMALL.jpg Porda In order to better decorate my newly named Embers, Luxo and Riley I whipped up a few sticker patterns to place on the front panel.I used the VersaCAMM to cut my outlines, but you can also print on sticker paper and cut with scissors or Xacto. Using Inkscape to create a decal To create the Riley o...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:27:55 PDT
Custom 3D Printed Rubber Bands http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-3D-Printed-Rubber-Bands/
Custom 3D Printed Rubber Bands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/B4MW/ID77OYQ4/FRMB4MWID77OYQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/B4MW/ID77OYQ4/FRMB4MWID77OYQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/B4MW/ID77OYQ4/FRMB4MWID77OYQ4.SMALL.jpg icecats Often when working on projects, I am forced to use a close match of a part instead of the right sized part for the job. The beautiful thing about 3D printing is the ability to customize an object to exactly how you need it. With some basic 3D modeling skills, you can create a part to your desired sp...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:15:52 PDT
Make Your Own Custom Coin http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Custom-Coin/
Make Your Own Custom Coin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/LPWE/ICRXPKA0/FO3LPWEICRXPKA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/LPWE/ICRXPKA0/FO3LPWEICRXPKA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/LPWE/ICRXPKA0/FO3LPWEICRXPKA0.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Link for the video in case it doesn't show up: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhASjoxSpkEHave you ever wondered if you would look good on a coin? This is your chance to find out!In the past making your own coin was an ordeal and a half, having to carve out a die and strike malleable metal under seve...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 01:01:33 PDT
3D Printed Sugar-Filled Paperweights http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Sugar-Filled-Paperweights/
3D Printed Sugar-Filled Paperweights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/EGTG/ICHHONCK/FE1EGTGICHHONCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/EGTG/ICHHONCK/FE1EGTGICHHONCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/EGTG/ICHHONCK/FE1EGTGICHHONCK.SMALL.jpg icecats Tired of chasing after your loose papers? Don't want to use that eyesore of a paperweight that your coworkers gave you? Maybe it's time to create a custom 3D printed paperweight that will suit you. This Instructable will hopefully give you insight on some basic 3D modeling skills and offer a ne...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:49:24 PDT
4" Seven Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Seven-Segment-Display/
4" Seven Segment Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SMALL.jpg IamTeknik A seven segment display is a basic display which is made up of LED's arranged in a particular order to display numerical values. They are also able to display a lot of the alphabet but not with very good clarity. As the name implies, this display has 7 segments labelled A through G and labeling is d...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:17:56 PDT
PEP22: How to Make a Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/PEP22-How-to-Make-a-Gun/
PEP22: How to Make a Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/C7OI/IC5C569G/FH4C7OIIC5C569G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/C7OI/IC5C569G/FH4C7OIIC5C569G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/C7OI/IC5C569G/FH4C7OIIC5C569G.SMALL.jpg JamesRPatrick This content was originally documented on my blog. DISCLAIMER: The author assumes no responsibility for the actions of others. Obey all Federal, State, and Local laws. It was 100% legal for the author to build this, but it may not be legal in other locations or for other individuals. Obey all firear...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:21:17 PDT
Photo(s) to 3D model http://www.instructables.com/id/Photos-to-3D-model/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 13:50:26 PDT
3D Modeling Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-3D-Modeling/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 09:33:08 PDT
Installing a spill guard over Ember's ring bearing http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-spill-guard-over-Embers-ring-bearing/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:30:00 PDT
3D Printable Mario Sewer Pipe & Piranha Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Mario-Sewer-Pipe-Piranha-Plant/
3D Printable Mario Sewer Pipe & Piranha Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/I63E/IB7RUZ4D/FLRI63EIB7RUZ4D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/I63E/IB7RUZ4D/FLRI63EIB7RUZ4D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/I63E/IB7RUZ4D/FLRI63EIB7RUZ4D.SMALL.jpg snmiller This is a learning curve for me. I've used drawing apps but I've never tried creating something in a 3D environment. So follow along with me as I try to create a Super Mario Pipe for a planter and add a infamous Piranha Plant at the end to use if your green thumb isn't so green (don't worry we've al...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:28:42 PDT
Rotating 3D Model Capture Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-3D-Model-Capture-Stand/
Rotating 3D Model Capture Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/AFGO/IA8N3KO9/FUWAFGOIA8N3KO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/AFGO/IA8N3KO9/FUWAFGOIA8N3KO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/AFGO/IA8N3KO9/FUWAFGOIA8N3KO9.SMALL.jpg wilwrk4tls Autodesk's app 123D Catch let's you upload a series of pictures of objects to create a 3D Model of the object from those pictures. If you read through, the suggestions are to take a series of pictures around the object from a few different heights making sure to encircle the entire object. I figur...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 13:43:49 PDT
Re-Pairing Your Ember http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Pairing-Your-Ember/
Re-Pairing Your Ember - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/D0UQ/IA58F625/FQZD0UQIA58F625.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/D0UQ/IA58F625/FQZD0UQIA58F625.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/D0UQ/IA58F625/FQZD0UQIA58F625.SMALL.jpg Porda Autodesk's Ember is awesome, but like all hardware it is prone to human error.If you happen to lose your printer sharing code, misspell your printer name, or you just thought of a cooler name for your Ember, there's a simple process you can follow to fix your problem.For instructions on how to pair ...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 08:27:50 PDT
Modeling Props for 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Modeling-Props-for-3D-Printing/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 12:38:52 PDT
Beginners Guide to Maya: Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Guide-to-Maya-Robots/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 10:00:34 PDT
CNC it however it lays: adjusting CAM toolpaths for skewed or hard-to-align stock. http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-it-however-it-lays-adjusting-CAM-toolpaths-for/
CNC it however it lays: adjusting CAM toolpaths for skewed or hard-to-align stock. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/08HU/I9WYXPAP/FYG08HUI9WYXPAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/08HU/I9WYXPAP/FYG08HUI9WYXPAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/08HU/I9WYXPAP/FYG08HUI9WYXPAP.SMALL.jpg GordonKirkwood note: this instructable presumes familiarity with CNC machines and terminology, especially work coordinate systems. If you're not familiar, I suggest reading the extremely comprehensive "learning CNC the hard way" instructable.Wouldn't it be nice if you could just clamp down a part on the CNC mil...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 03:11:56 PDT
Stellating 3D models in Inventor http://www.instructables.com/id/Stellating-3D-models-in-Inventor/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 22:48:37 PDT
Movie Accurate Optimus Prime (With Blue LED's) http://www.instructables.com/id/Movie-Accurate-Optimus-Prime-With-Blue-LEDs/
Movie Accurate Optimus Prime (With Blue LED's) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/GLUI/I9Q9DR9V/F6SGLUII9Q9DR9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/GLUI/I9Q9DR9V/F6SGLUII9Q9DR9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/GLUI/I9Q9DR9V/F6SGLUII9Q9DR9V.SMALL.jpg FTLtechguy Hello AutoDesk World! This will be my first Instructable! =P I hope you all enjoy it, there will be more to follow! I do this all for her.In this Instructable, we will be modifying an existing Leader Class: Revenge of The Fallen - Optimus Prime.Here are some supplies you will need: 1. U.F.O. Hands2....
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Fri, 15 May 2015 19:31:53 PDT
Design Your Home with Autodesk Homestyler http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Your-Home-with-Autodesk-Homestyler/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 12:29:50 PDT
Alias Surfaces: Spinning Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Alias-Surfaces-Spinning-Top/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 16:01:37 PDT
Turn a $3 childs toy into a work of art http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-3-childs-toy-into-a-work-of-art/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 14:57:49 PDT
MANIKIN HEAD http://www.instructables.com/id/MANIKIN-HEAD/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 13:42:51 PDT
Make Your Own 3D Designs - Intro to the Creative World of 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-3D-Designs-Intro-to-the-Creative-Wor/
Make Your Own 3D Designs - Intro to the Creative World of 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/P5FF/I96WC2P5/FS9P5FFI96WC2P5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/P5FF/I96WC2P5/FS9P5FFI96WC2P5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/P5FF/I96WC2P5/FS9P5FFI96WC2P5.SMALL.jpg TaskMaster 3D printing, which began in 1984, has quickly become one of the biggest phenomena in modern prototyping and science. In fact in only a few years manufacturing processes have started to form around the possibilities that 3D printing yields. As well, many companies have started to realize the potentia...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 14:45:38 PDT
Make 3D printable Voronoi Patterns with Autodesk® Meshmixer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Voronoi-Pattern-with-Autodesk-Meshmixer/
Make 3D printable Voronoi Patterns with Autodesk® Meshmixer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/WGC4/I941BC0C/FOVWGC4I941BC0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/WGC4/I941BC0C/FOVWGC4I941BC0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/WGC4/I941BC0C/FOVWGC4I941BC0C.SMALL.jpg marshallpeck Voronoi patterns make interesting, organic looking models. Add a Voronoi pattern to any .STL or 3D model that will import into Autodesk Meshmixer by reducing polygons and applying the [Dual Edges] pattern. Read more about Voronoi diagrams on Wikipedia. Download Meshmixer for free here.*View All Step...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 06:33:04 PDT
How to make a 3D model from an image http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-3D-model-from-an-image/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:40:51 PDT
How to Use Autodesk's Fusion 360 with Othermill for Cutting 3D Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-Autodesks-Fusion-360-with-Othermill-for/
How to Use Autodesk's Fusion 360 with Othermill for Cutting 3D Shapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/E1B4/I86UE3OX/FS4E1B4I86UE3OX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/E1B4/I86UE3OX/FS4E1B4I86UE3OX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/E1B4/I86UE3OX/FS4E1B4I86UE3OX.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 Recently, with some recent developments at the University I am attending, I've been given access to a lot of amazing tools. One of these is the Othermill, a miniature 3-axis CNC machine. Part of my current position as the makerspace manager is to become acquainted with the new equipment and create...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 08:33:04 PDT
Simulate the mechanism of a transmission chain for cycles and motorcycles with Autodesk Maya 2015 ITA http://www.instructables.com/id/Simulate-the-mechanism-of-a-transmission-chain-for/
Simulate the mechanism of a transmission chain for cycles and motorcycles with Autodesk Maya 2015 ITA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/ZQBY/I7MXYIOF/F52ZQBYI7MXYIOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/ZQBY/I7MXYIOF/F52ZQBYI7MXYIOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/ZQBY/I7MXYIOF/F52ZQBYI7MXYIOF.SMALL.jpg PierluigiCalandrelli In this video in Italian will explain how to use a 3D software to simulate the mechanism of a drive chain using tools such as "constraint, mel script, duplicate special, motion path" and much more. I hope will be helpful ....... :)if the video does not start you can find it here https://www.youtube....
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 02:32:23 PDT
3D printed bookmark http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-bookmark/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:15:49 PDT
Autodesk Inventor Professional 2013 Basic Wine Glass Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Autodesk-Inventor-Professional-2013-Basic-Wine-Gla/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:08:31 PST
AutoDesk Inventor Sheet Metal EX2 Coolant Basin http://www.instructables.com/id/AutoDesk-Inventor-Sheet-Metal-EX2-Coolant-Basin/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 10:24:57 PST
Pier 9 CNC Shop Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/Pier-9-CNC-Shop-Introduction/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 10:15:28 PST
3D Design: Autodesk Software Overview http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Design-Autodesk-Software-Overview/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:04:47 PST
Download, edit and print your own parts from McMaster-Carr http://www.instructables.com/id/Download-Edit-And-Print-Your-Own-Parts-From-McMast/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:41:06 PST
Liminal Mass: 3D Printed Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Liminal-Mass-3D-Printed-Ceiling/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:48:48 PST
Wireless 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-3D-Printing/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:08:59 PST
Design and Print a Bespoke Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-Print-a-Bespoke-Charging-Station/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 20:57:44 PST
Your Brain on Pier 9: CNC Milled Corian http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Brain-on-Pier-9-CNC-Milled-Corian/
Your Brain on Pier 9: CNC Milled Corian - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali Towards the end of my residency at Autodesk / Instructables @ Pier 9 I got inspired to create a piece about the residency at the pier and how it affected me. If you haven't heard of the Artist-Rn-Residency Program at Pier 9, check out this video that summarizes what it's all about! When I started th...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 20:06:49 PST
Generative 3D Voronoi Puzzles http://www.instructables.com/id/Generative-3D-Voronoi-Puzzle/
Generative 3D Voronoi Puzzles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/BC3W/I4J7DR0V/FD3BC3WI4J7DR0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/BC3W/I4J7DR0V/FD3BC3WI4J7DR0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/BC3W/I4J7DR0V/FD3BC3WI4J7DR0V.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali Last year, I became interested in voronoi patterns. These patterns are found in nature (ex., soap bubbles, butterfly wings, giraffe spots, etc). In addition, these patterns are applied in economics, math, and computational geometry as well. They are referred to as a "Voronoi Diagram". Other ...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 19:04:18 PST
Teach Your Child 3D Modeling http://www.instructables.com/id/Teach-Your-Child-3D-Modeling/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:14:51 PST
Arduino Based Hula Dancer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Hula-Dancer/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 17:23:20 PST