Instructables: exploring - - design - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 May 2015 15:09:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Design & Build Your Own Electric RC Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Build-Your-Own-Electric-RC-Airplane/
Design & Build Your Own Electric RC Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/IXM5/I9UEBAPQ/FZKIXM5I9UEBAPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/IXM5/I9UEBAPQ/FZKIXM5I9UEBAPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/IXM5/I9UEBAPQ/FZKIXM5I9UEBAPQ.SMALL.jpg APlane Here, I will show you how I made my twin motor RC airplane with a 75in (6.25ft) wingspan. These instructions will show you the basic ideas you need to think about and do when designing and building any RC Airplane. Find a Purpose For Your Aircraft Why do you want to build a model airplane in the...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 17:49:39 PDT
Design of Automata http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-of-Automata/
Design of Automata - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SMALL.gif Arild Amland Modern automata are crank driven mechancial sculptures that show some sort of object in motion. The design of these machines can be very complex, and requires a lot of experience. However, by the help of computer design software it is possible to make the process much easier. Over the course of seve...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 10:16:21 PDT
Modern Bunk Beds - Concept - Virtual Design - Fabrication http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Bunk-Beds-Concept-Virtual-Design-Fabricatio/
Modern Bunk Beds - Concept - Virtual Design - Fabrication - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SMALL.jpg joshtlawson Since my wife and I are staring down kid #3, I figured it was about time to make a bunk bed so we can do the big bedroom shuffle before our new baby arrives. You may have noticed this bunk bed in the background of another project I did in conjunction -- Smart LED Lights, so I thought I might share ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 13:17:45 PDT
PCB designing and isolation milling using only free Software http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-designing-and-isolationmilling-only-using-free/
PCB designing and isolation milling using only free Software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SMALL.jpg ähöüokul In this Instructable I will show you how to design and fabricate your own PCBs, exclusively using free software that runs on Windows as well as on a Mac.Things you need: computer with internet connection cnc mill/router, the more accurate the better 45°/20° V-Bit 0.8mm drill bit 3mm endmill ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 11:17:01 PDT
Designing a Functional Cardboard Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-Functional-Cardboard-Chair/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 23:28:23 PDT
10Amp Linear Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/10Amp-Linear-Power-Supply/
10Amp Linear Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/ZAPC/I9ISWWJ4/F9BZAPCI9ISWWJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/ZAPC/I9ISWWJ4/F9BZAPCI9ISWWJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/ZAPC/I9ISWWJ4/F9BZAPCI9ISWWJ4.SMALL.jpg vazerick Why do it for 3 when we can design for 10?! At college we were in charge of designing a 3 Amp power supply, but I was seeking for a challenge, not a grade!Overcomplicating this kind of “simple” projects can make your life a bit harder but way more exiting, and the rewards just have no price, you wil...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 21:06:27 PDT
Tact: Low-cost, Advanced Prosthetic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Tact-Low-cost-Advanced-Prosthetic-Hand/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 11:34:06 PDT
LED Lighting for Home with Dimmer: DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-for-Home-with-Dimmer-DIY/
LED Lighting for Home with Dimmer: DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/F2CZ/I9FGWMWX/FCSF2CZI9FGWMWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/F2CZ/I9FGWMWX/FCSF2CZI9FGWMWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/F2CZ/I9FGWMWX/FCSF2CZI9FGWMWX.SMALL.jpg danorul9 This is a build log of LED Lighting done for my Modular Kitchen using a 12V Car LED Lighting Strip and Dimmer circuit. You could follow the same log to get idea to build similar lighting solutions for you home. Enjoy !! https://goo.gl/2Psba4Skill Level: Medium Time: 3hrs Project Cost: $10Tools Nee...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 00:19:30 PDT
A Better Valance Clip for wood blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-Valance-Clip-for-wood-blinds/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 16:50:51 PDT
WALKWAY RE-DESIGN & INSTALLATION http://www.instructables.com/id/WALKWAY-RE-DESIGN-INSTALLATION/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 08:04:32 PDT
GPS Tracker for Alzheimer's Patients http://www.instructables.com/id/GPS-Tracker-for-Alzheimers-Patients/
GPS Tracker for Alzheimer's Patients - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/5XX8/I92LT514/FCP5XX8I92LT514.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/5XX8/I92LT514/FCP5XX8I92LT514.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/5XX8/I92LT514/FCP5XX8I92LT514.SMALL.jpg LoganP2 First a thank you to my Team members Sean Halloran and Gvozden Suvajlo, they came up with this idea and executed it, this project would not be possible without their ideas and skills.The GPS tracking device is composed of a micro controller, GPS module, cell module, and batteriesall housed in a 3D p...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:57:14 PDT
DIY How To Paint T-shirts http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-To-Paint-T-shirts/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:32:39 PDT
Simple Singlespeed Conversion [SSC] http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Singlespeed-Conversion-SSC/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:43:40 PDT
Perpetua Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetua-Stool/
Perpetua Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SMALL.jpg xbremer The Perpetua Stool combines traditional woodworking tools with 3D modeling software and 5-axis CNC machining to create forms through a digital workflow that are as repeatable as they are sensual. This project matches the sensitivity to detail hand-carving techniques with the efficiency and geometric...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:12:59 PDT
Anemone Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Anemone-Lampshade/
Anemone Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/PI49/I8UUUF1I/FTUPI49I8UUUF1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/PI49/I8UUUF1I/FTUPI49I8UUUF1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/PI49/I8UUUF1I/FTUPI49I8UUUF1I.SMALL.jpg RobBensch This is one of the 3D-Printed lamps I developed during my Master Project in sweden and sell in my own shop and studio in bavaria, germany. This version is optimized to be printed on any FDM-Printer, as all parts are easily adjusted with a flat side on the build platform. Furthermore this set is made...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:43:26 PDT
How to 3d Print and Finish BIG STUFF...with a little printer. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-what-big-tentacles-you-have/
How to 3d Print and Finish BIG STUFF...with a little printer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SMALL.jpg bryanbrutherford Some of you may have seen a few of my previous instructables and know that i have a history with 3d printing.Recently i was in a local electronics store and saw an XYZ davinci 1.0 on sale for $399. This machine basically had the same specs as the first stratasys machine i ever used nearly 15 years a...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:13:27 PDT
How-To: Customize Your Compost Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Customize-Your-Compost-Bin/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 08:06:07 PDT
Design your own mobile cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-your-own-mobile-cover/
Design your own mobile cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/IBN4/I8BGFNDW/FV7IBN4I8BGFNDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/IBN4/I8BGFNDW/FV7IBN4I8BGFNDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/IBN4/I8BGFNDW/FV7IBN4I8BGFNDW.SMALL.jpg Mikki G.W Sorry for the lack of photos, some got deleted by accident. I hope my descriptions and your imagination will suffice! :) )Having a custom made mobile cover made can be quite expensive, and if you don't mind being creative and draw something yourself, this can be done very cheap!I bought two very che...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:59:41 PDT
San Diego Model Railroad Museum Centennial Railway Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/San-Diego-Model-Railroad-Museum-Centennial-Railway/
San Diego Model Railroad Museum Centennial Railway Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/5XD1/I88LNE5T/FHZ5XD1I88LNE5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/5XD1/I88LNE5T/FHZ5XD1I88LNE5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/5XD1/I88LNE5T/FHZ5XD1I88LNE5T.SMALL.jpg Claydiz In this Instructable I will explain how I modeled the buttress for the California Tower which is home to the Museum of Man. That being said I will also include a lot of images that demonstrate how I used this method for modeling this entire project. This method can be adapted to any CAD that allows ...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 23:15:49 PDT
Design your own reference bookshelf speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-your-own-reference-bookshelf-speakers/
Design your own reference bookshelf speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZO12/I7VQP0DS/FFTZO12I7VQP0DS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZO12/I7VQP0DS/FFTZO12I7VQP0DS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZO12/I7VQP0DS/FFTZO12I7VQP0DS.SMALL.jpg p3nguin A few months back, I went into a big box consumer electronics store and wandered back to the elite section. Curious about the fuss, I asked the man to play some music through a pair of fancy $2000 speakers. Wow. I had no idea that music could sound that good. As any DIY person would do, I looked cl...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:28:05 PDT
Sea Sampler: Midwater Plankton Tow for OpenROV http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-Sampler-Midwater-Plankton-Tow-for-OpenROV/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:03:52 PDT
Plunge Router Base for a Fixed Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Plunge-Router-Base-for-a-Fixed-Router/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:56:10 PDT
How to recycle a plastic bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-recycle-a-plastic-bottle/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:13:33 PDT
From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Kids-Bunk-Bed-to-Tween-Loft-Hangout/
From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SMALL.jpg kokoleo My son's bunk bed takes up a lot of space in his small room. He loves sleeping up high but the the rest was just wasted space with junk and dust bunnies underneath. The bottom bed held all his stuffed animals when he was little but now that he's 12 he's given most of those away. Since he's almost a ...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:53:18 PDT
SHARKCHAIR: Modular Interlocking Furniture Design http://www.instructables.com/id/SHARKCHAIR-Modular-Interlocking-Furniture-Design/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 14:11:06 PDT
Make Your Own Design w/ DIY LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Design-w-DIY-LED-Lighting/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:36:07 PDT
Lawn care trick you need to know: Frig it, sprig it http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawn-care-trick-you-need-to-know-Frig-it-sprig-it/
Lawn care trick you need to know: Frig it, sprig it - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/XX9G/I6YXXJ6D/FC0XX9GI6YXXJ6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/XX9G/I6YXXJ6D/FC0XX9GI6YXXJ6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/XX9G/I6YXXJ6D/FC0XX9GI6YXXJ6D.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife I call this lawn care repair trick ‘sprigging’. If you have another name for it, or have tried it, I’d love to know how it worked for you. I use this trick to re-grow grass in areas where it has stopped growing or been worn out—and where it appears seeds refuse to grow no matter how many directions ...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 06:38:45 PDT
Salvage carboard pipe shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-carboard-pipe-shelf/
Salvage carboard pipe shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/NALW/I6NI5Q0Z/FPZNALWI6NI5Q0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/NALW/I6NI5Q0Z/FPZNALWI6NI5Q0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/NALW/I6NI5Q0Z/FPZNALWI6NI5Q0Z.SMALL.jpg briciius Hello everyone,Today we are going to create some "nordic" design shelf with salvage cardboard pipes.( same carboard pipes that i've used to create my bat-signal : http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-BAT-... )hope you will love the idea ;) Decorate the interior and exterior of cardboard ...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:00:15 PST
DIY Rustic Style Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rustic-Style-Coffee-Table-with-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 16:04:51 PST
Make Art with Vintage Game Pieces http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Art-with-Vintage-Game-Pieces/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:02:52 PST
Danish Rope Cord Weaving http://www.instructables.com/id/Danish-Rope-Cord-Weaving/
Danish Rope Cord Weaving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/CHPP/I622JTNS/FXRCHPPI622JTNS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/CHPP/I622JTNS/FXRCHPPI622JTNS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/CHPP/I622JTNS/FXRCHPPI622JTNS.SMALL.jpg Bradleyrob This is an introduction to weaving chair seats with Danish rope cord. In this tutorial I will be covering the Danish "Split Rail" chair, but note that there are several types of chair designs that require different tactics in weaving the chair seat. Danish seat cord is treated paper that is twisted ...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:33:04 PST
Black Walnut Seed Ring. http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Walnut-Seed-Ring/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:56:12 PST
PCB Creation with Eagle for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Creation-with-Eagle-for-Beginners/
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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 09:17:13 PDT
Curvy French Curves http://www.instructables.com/id/Curvy-French-Curves/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 15:34:11 PST
Press Aluminum Cans into Ceiling and Wall Tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Press-Aluminum-Cans-into-Ceiling-and-Wall-Tiles/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 23:08:22 PDT
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
6 legged console table http://www.instructables.com/id/6-legged-console-table/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:21:42 PST
Wooden Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Radio/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:27:19 PST
From IDEA to PRODUCTION - Cryptex http://www.instructables.com/id/From-IDEA-to-PRODUCTION-Cryptex/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:55:48 PST
How to build a kid's loft bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-kids-loft-bed/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:31:07 PST
Extremely Low Cost 3D Printable 3D Printer / Plotter / CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Extremely-Low-Cost-3D-Printable-3D-Printer-Plotter/
Extremely Low Cost 3D Printable 3D Printer / Plotter / CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SMALL.jpg wootin24 In this Instructable I will talk about how to build a basic three axis CNC machine. the machine itself relies on easy to find parts and the mechanical parts are all 3D printed. all of the 3D printed parts are designed by me and the files are provided, though they may need to be slightly modified de...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:38:08 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/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 19:04:18 PST
3D Printed BMW Roundel http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-BMW-Roundel/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 09:16:22 PST
Micoscapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Micoscapes/
Micoscapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/YYMC/I4CN0FBF/FVVYYMCI4CN0FBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/YYMC/I4CN0FBF/FVVYYMCI4CN0FBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/YYMC/I4CN0FBF/FVVYYMCI4CN0FBF.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Microscapes is an investigation into the creation of forms that blur the line between natural/unnatural forms and challenge the divide between digital and physical craft. We see fractals all around us from plant cells, to growth patterns, to man made geometries. One of the most interesting things ab...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 17:06:23 PST
Projection mapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Projection-mapping/
Projection mapping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/25N5/I48COHET/FVJ25N5I48COHET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/25N5/I48COHET/FVJ25N5I48COHET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/25N5/I48COHET/FVJ25N5I48COHET.SMALL.jpg Pushan Panda Welcome to my projection mapping tutorial!There's a lot of material on the web showcasing this technique, but how one creates this effect remains elusive at best. So many people have made detailed tutorials but i feel they don't apply it in their work, and that's why my approach to explaining this t...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:15:18 PST
DIY Project: How to make a workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Project-How-to-make-a-workbench/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 06:53:24 PST
Solids of a constant width with AutoCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Solids-of-a-constant-width-with-AutoCAD/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:23:27 PST
Mission Style Cocktail Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Mission-Style-Cocktail-Table/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 02:56:03 PST
Ethos of Coop Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Ethos-of-Coop-Design/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:58:22 PST