Instructables: exploring - - make it real http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:01:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Creating a 3d printed tactical flashlight mount for the Tippman 98 Custom http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-3d-printed-tactical-flashlight-mount-fo/
Creating a 3d printed tactical flashlight mount for the Tippman 98 Custom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/P5U4/H4VQNLGB/F0KP5U4H4VQNLGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/P5U4/H4VQNLGB/F0KP5U4H4VQNLGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/P5U4/H4VQNLGB/F0KP5U4H4VQNLGB.SMALL.jpg The Cartographer In this instructable I'll give you the rundown on how to create a tangible object via a 3d modeling program. Setting Measurements If you haven't already it would behoove you to learn a 3d modeling program, I will be using blender for this creation. First you need to make sure that the programs...
By: The Cartographer

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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 16:22:41 PDT
3D Print with Paper! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-with-Paper/
3D Print with Paper! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/7LBN/H2TIYHK7/FCR7LBNH2TIYHK7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/7LBN/H2TIYHK7/FCR7LBNH2TIYHK7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/7LBN/H2TIYHK7/FCR7LBNH2TIYHK7.SMALL.jpg db85 We can't all afford a real 3D printer but that doesn't mean you can't bring your creations to life!  In the following Instructable I will show you how to bring your designs from the computer to reality by 3D printing them on Paper!  All you will need are the following things: Sure Cuts Alot ™ -...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 09:52:47 PDT
Photo Editing without Fancy Software http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Editing-without-Fancy-Software/
Photo Editing without Fancy Software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/AOKM/H2MYETQ4/FZQAOKMH2MYETQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/AOKM/H2MYETQ4/FZQAOKMH2MYETQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/AOKM/H2MYETQ4/FZQAOKMH2MYETQ4.SMALL.jpg Shanderson How many of you cannot afford expensive $1000+ photo-editing software? What?! ALL OF YOU? Strange. Neither can I. So, as an ambitious High School student, I had started working with all the parts of Microsoft office to edit photos. I have keen interests in design. Being able to augment a photo can g...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 12:48:55 PDT
"Ruth", the $5 vacuum former http://www.instructables.com/id/Ruth-the-5-vacuum-former/
"Ruth", the $5 vacuum former - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/QVVA/H2CE7C3P/FEUQVVAH2CE7C3P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/QVVA/H2CE7C3P/FEUQVVAH2CE7C3P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/QVVA/H2CE7C3P/FEUQVVAH2CE7C3P.SMALL.jpg jduffy54 This project is a basic vacuum former from parts totaling under $5, assuming you already have a shop vac or floor vacuum and a toaster.  All the parts are avaliable from American Science and Surplus.  This specific model has a ~5.5"x~5.5" area to form to.  It takes a standard vacuum hose, and is stu...
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Thu, 24 May 2012 19:24:26 PDT
Creating an historic mansion out of paper... http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-an-historic-mansion-out-of-paper/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/BCX1/H1YOL7F5/F42BCX1H1YOL7F5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/BCX1/H1YOL7F5/F42BCX1H1YOL7F5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/BCX1/H1YOL7F5/F42BCX1H1YOL7F5.SMALL.jpg lancer525 This was an historic mansion museum at an historic site where I once worked. We decided to make a paper model kit of it, and this was the finished result. A photo of the real mansion, built in 1812 is included to show how close I got.
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Tue, 15 May 2012 14:56:03 PDT
T-rex (Turn almost any 3d shape into a real object) http://www.instructables.com/id/T-rex-Turn-almost-any-3d-shape-into-a-real-object/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/8PZ6/H1YOI4U2/F7Z8PZ6H1YOI4U2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/8PZ6/H1YOI4U2/F7Z8PZ6H1YOI4U2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/8PZ6/H1YOI4U2/F7Z8PZ6H1YOI4U2.SMALL.jpg propart First I want to apologise for not making a step by step instructable, but I didn't think it was necesary, considering that we used the same tehnique shown in my previous instructable "Turn almost any 3d shape into a real object"  that explained the Anubis project. Now we want to show you our new T-r...
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Sat, 12 May 2012 23:25:05 PDT
Poseable doll/Designer toy in Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/Posable-dollDesigner-toy-in-Blender/
Poseable doll/Designer toy in Blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9QIT/H1JUJMAX/FQY9QITH1JUJMAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9QIT/H1JUJMAX/FQY9QITH1JUJMAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9QIT/H1JUJMAX/FQY9QITH1JUJMAX.SMALL.jpg thekendall You've all probably heard about Munny dolls and Dunnys. Designer toys are becoming extremely popular. During this Instructables. I will show you my process of creating my own DIY Doll similar to a Munny. I will be using Blender to box model the various parts of the character and Experiment with Bool...
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Sat, 5 May 2012 23:29:16 PDT
Creating an attachable stencil attachment for a spray can. http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-an-attachable-stencil-attachment-for-a-sp/
Creating an attachable stencil attachment for a spray can. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/HI5W/H1JUGJE8/FIOHI5WH1JUGJE8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/HI5W/H1JUGJE8/FIOHI5WH1JUGJE8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/HI5W/H1JUGJE8/FIOHI5WH1JUGJE8.SMALL.jpg The Cartographer Graffiti however cool it may be, is frowned upon by the man, so if you do decided to display your artwork publicly or spruce up the boring neighborhood you should do it in a way that's easy, quick, and simple. That's where my invention comes into play. Welcome Welcome to the brand new world of 3...
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Sat, 28 Apr 2012 14:11:34 PDT
Upgrading the 3.5-Channel S032G Remote Control Helicopter's Landing Skids http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrading-the-35-Channel-S032G-Remote-Control-Hel/
Upgrading the 3.5-Channel S032G Remote Control Helicopter's Landing Skids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/IL1K/H21CGOE3/FJ3IL1KH21CGOE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/IL1K/H21CGOE3/FJ3IL1KH21CGOE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/IL1K/H21CGOE3/FJ3IL1KH21CGOE3.SMALL.jpg The Cartographer So this is where the story begins. Recently a package came via UPS to my humble abode bearing with it the indoor outdoor 3.5-Channel S032G Remote Control Helicopter, and be it that my excitement was greater than the warning not to use it in prevailing winds I decided to see what it could do. Unbekn...
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Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:08:09 PDT
GOOD QUALITY CNC MACHINE http://www.instructables.com/id/Good-quality-CNC-Machine/
GOOD QUALITY CNC MACHINE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/E073/H0OJ3383/F1RE073H0OJ3383.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/E073/H0OJ3383/F1RE073H0OJ3383.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/E073/H0OJ3383/F1RE073H0OJ3383.SMALL.jpg Pader I needed a CNC machine for other projects.  I could not afford to buy one as even 'desktop' machines can be as high as £1500 and so I decided to build one.  I had two criteria.  The first was that it had to be accurate and so that precluded anything made with plumbing materials, wood or plastic part...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 04:39:32 PDT
Real Life Angry Birds http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Life-Angry-Birds/
Real Life Angry Birds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/Y01O/H0OJ1PLI/FD6Y01OH0OJ1PLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/Y01O/H0OJ1PLI/FD6Y01OH0OJ1PLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/Y01O/H0OJ1PLI/FD6Y01OH0OJ1PLI.SMALL.jpg TheMonkeyMaster I made a real life angry birds game. The video of this project: The materials you need: Fimo Acrylic colors Polystyrene balls Wood sticks A piece of wood that looks like slingshot Rubber band Piece of paper Super glue Sellotape The tools you need: Knife...
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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 04:45:20 PDT
From 3D to Reality - Making a Resin Sculpture from a CG Character http://www.instructables.com/id/From-3D-to-Reality-Making-a-Resin-Sculpture-from/
From 3D to Reality - Making a Resin Sculpture from a CG Character - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/3AEX/GZACIUQ2/FPV3AEXGZACIUQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/3AEX/GZACIUQ2/FPV3AEXGZACIUQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/3AEX/GZACIUQ2/FPV3AEXGZACIUQ2.SMALL.jpg jwilliamsen Note:  This instructable is entered into the "Make it Real" challenge - so if you like it, please take a second to vote by clicking the button in the upper right of the page - Thanks! This Instructable covers one process of converting a digital character model from a virtual model to a "real" world...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 23:05:18 PST
Simulating Water Drops on Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Simulating-Water-Drops-on-Wood/
Simulating Water Drops on Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/11VS/GZ6I5RXM/FS611VSGZ6I5RXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/11VS/GZ6I5RXM/FS611VSGZ6I5RXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/11VS/GZ6I5RXM/FS611VSGZ6I5RXM.SMALL.jpg Grunblau When I designed and built my own CNC, this is exactly the type of project I had in mind.  A chance to play with forms and test ideas, bringing things to life that would otherwise just live in my sketchbook. In this Instructable I am going to show you how I simulated water drops in Photoshop for sha...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 20:58:24 PST
How to make an acrylic drawer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-acrylic-drawer/
How to make an acrylic drawer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/G6XH/GZ8T33MF/FHJG6XHGZ8T33MF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/G6XH/GZ8T33MF/FHJG6XHGZ8T33MF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/G6XH/GZ8T33MF/FHJG6XHGZ8T33MF.SMALL.jpg geth3 This step by step guide will show you how to design and make a strong acrylic drawer using your computer and laser cutter. You will need knowledge of CAD/CAM and access to a laser cutter (obviously). The design file is on 123dapp.com, here's the link: http://www.123dapp.com/3D-Model/Acrylic-Drawer...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 09:53:41 PST
How to 3D print a custom car model (1966 Chevy Bus) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-print-a-custom-car-model-1966-Chevy-Bus/
How to 3D print a custom car model (1966 Chevy Bus) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/ESG0/GYEUBEXI/FOBESG0GYEUBEXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/ESG0/GYEUBEXI/FOBESG0GYEUBEXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/ESG0/GYEUBEXI/FOBESG0GYEUBEXI.SMALL.jpg nclowar HISTORY My grandfather bought a 1966 Chevy bus and converted it into an RV, that my family used to take trips in every summer. I wanted to give him a model of this bus for Christmas, but since he had made so many modifications to it....I would need to create my own version in 3D and have it printed...
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Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:42:15 PST
iPhone Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Boombox/
iPhone Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/KT9H/GYN8NOH2/F0QKT9HGYN8NOH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/KT9H/GYN8NOH2/F0QKT9HGYN8NOH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/KT9H/GYN8NOH2/F0QKT9HGYN8NOH2.SMALL.jpg MTriest The following project will show you how to take 3D Solidwork's renderings and 2D Illustrator files and create a minimalist iPhone boombox. The boombox is my design and creation. Originally for a production class, I designed and created the boombox in an attempt to design, render and create using com...
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Thu, 16 Feb 2012 19:39:55 PST
Turn almost any 3d shape into a real object http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-almost-any-3d-shape-into-a-real-object/
Turn almost any 3d shape into a real object - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/XCZN/GY4RFY00/FG7XCZNGY4RFY00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/XCZN/GY4RFY00/FG7XCZNGY4RFY00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/XCZN/GY4RFY00/FG7XCZNGY4RFY00.SMALL.jpg propart I'm going to show you guys how to turn almost any 3d shape you have into a real object. I used a regular hot wire cnc. The hot wire cnc is that computer controlled machine that cuts letters out of eps or xps foam. I actually saw an instructable on this site about making a cheap hot wire cnc. Adding ...
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Sat, 4 Feb 2012 14:44:50 PST