Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:31:31 PST BLOX v1.01 Swarmscapers: Autonomous Mobile 3D Printing Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Swarmscapers-Autonomous-Mobile-3D-Printing-Robots/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:54:57 PST
3D Modeling a Spark Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Modeling-a-Spark-Diffuser/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:05:13 PST
How to build a custom "bed of nails" tester for your 3D printer electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-custom-bed-of-nails-tester-for-your/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:25:37 PST
How to Create 3d Printable Articulated Sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-3d-Printable-Articulated-Sculptures/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:34:22 PST
3D Printed Smartphone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Smartphone-Case/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:30:29 PST
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-typing-steampunk-robot-ROBOLED/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:38:08 PST
Build a 3D printed Dalek! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-3D-printed-Dalek/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:47:43 PST
Sky Printer - Prototyping An Adaptable Large-Scale 3d-Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sky-Printer-Prototyping-An-Adaptable-Large-Scale-3/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:25:02 PST
3D Printed Multitool/Pocket Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-MultitoolPocket-Knife/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:00:11 PST
Space Weaver: A Seven Foot Tall 3D Weaving Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Weaver-A-Seven-Foot-Tall-3D-Weaving-Machine/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:13:26 PST
Soft Robots: 3D Printing Artificial Muscles http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Robots-3D-Printing-Artificial-Muscles/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:21:06 PST
Turtle iPad Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Turtle-iPad-Stand/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 04:19:50 PST
Automated Cigar Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Cigar-Cutter/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:41:15 PST
3D Printed Pinball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Pinball-Machine/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:40:45 PST
The 3D Printed Side Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-with-3D-Printed-Joints/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 10:54:25 PST
Blinds' Eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinds-Eye/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 16:35:06 PST
Silver Leaf a 3D Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Silver-Leaf-a-3D-Print/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 15:55:07 PST
Smot Blox: 3d Printed Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Smot-Blox-3d-Printed-Toys/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:02:28 PST
Tron Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tron-Light/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:08:02 PST
3D Printed Cell Phone Lanyard and Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Cell-Phone-Lanyard-and-Tripod-Mount/
3D Printed Cell Phone Lanyard and Tripod Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/B2J3/I327GOZ0/FZJB2J3I327GOZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/B2J3/I327GOZ0/FZJB2J3I327GOZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/B2J3/I327GOZ0/FZJB2J3I327GOZ0.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver I've been known to be a bit clumsy, particularly when it comes to expensive gadgets and gizmos. When my fiance' bought me a very nice Fossil watch for our 2nd anniversary I accidentally dropped it on concrete the first time I tried to put it on, (Thank goodness for that warranty). Cellphones are by...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:01:09 PST
Beer Bottle Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Bottle-Lock/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:15:07 PST
Two-Tone Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Tone-Printing/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:34:47 PST
3D printed cryptex (with files!) http://www.instructables.com/id/cryptext/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:33:40 PST
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 on TinkerCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-3D-printed-beaded-ball-chain-drive-pul/
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 on TinkerCAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SMALL.jpg anisabboud In this instructable, I will explain how to design a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley that works with the Stepper Motor NEMA 17.In one of my projects in the CMSC838F class at the University of Maryland (taught by Prof. Jon Froehlich), we put a stuffed bunny on the lab's window, and using Mi...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:22:24 PDT
3D printed cookie cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-cookie-cutter/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 15:29:38 PST
3D Design For 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Design-For-3D-Printing/
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 07:24:35 PST
3D Printed Head Light Motor Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Head-Light-Motor-Gear/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:46:30 PST
3D Print Skeleton Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Skeleton-Robot/
3D Print Skeleton Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/250N/I2P3PY5J/F19250NI2P3PY5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/250N/I2P3PY5J/F19250NI2P3PY5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/250N/I2P3PY5J/F19250NI2P3PY5J.SMALL.jpg Ally Zhao Skeleton robot is a very simple toy. Maybe you have already bought one, but do you want to customize a suit of it by yourself? You can add some icon only for you, or design your favorite charactors. It will be awesome!! 3D Printing will help you to make it real. So, let's start!! Choose Software&3...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:18:52 PST
Make a 3D Model from Pictures http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-model-from-pictures/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:45:18 PST
Geared Up for Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Geared-Up-for-Christmas/
Geared Up for Christmas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/PT83/I2BRC97I/F7FPT83I2BRC97I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/PT83/I2BRC97I/F7FPT83I2BRC97I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/PT83/I2BRC97I/F7FPT83I2BRC97I.SMALL.jpg tiff.robbins This ornament is mesh of holiday cheer and love of the mechanics made possible by 3D printing. It'll take you through the design process of making a movable/rotating ornament for your Christmas tree this year. Open up your CAD design software, and draw a gear base. Extrude the gear base to giv...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 14:55:02 PST
My 3D Printed Fiancée http://www.instructables.com/id/My-3D-Printed-Fiancé/
My 3D Printed Fiancée - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/78AA/I2KSJ0F3/FPG78AAI2KSJ0F3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/78AA/I2KSJ0F3/FPG78AAI2KSJ0F3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/78AA/I2KSJ0F3/FPG78AAI2KSJ0F3.SMALL.jpg le FabShop I know that you shouldn't objectify a women, but does that apply to 3D printing?In October, le FabShop was part of the Autodesk Pop-Up Gallery in Paris, one of the coolest exhibition I ever attended. During the two weeks of the event, our design team animated a Maker Space inside the gallery, fully ...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:30:32 PST
3D Printed Mustache Beer Tap Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Mustache-Beer-Tap-Handle/
3D Printed Mustache Beer Tap Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/4314/I2HGW3X8/FES4314I2HGW3X8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/4314/I2HGW3X8/FES4314I2HGW3X8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/4314/I2HGW3X8/FES4314I2HGW3X8.SMALL.jpg vanweb Just in time for Movember! My good friend recently opened an Italian Pizza & Pasta restaurant and named it Mr. Ciao (the restaurant is actually in the Chinatown area of the city so the name is a bit of a fun play on words). The logo for the restaurant is the name with a large bushy "Italian" mustach...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:00:35 PST
Library of Congress Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Library-of-Congress-3D-Printed-Christmas-Ornament/
Library of Congress Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E7IU/I28OP1ZD/FKAE7IUI28OP1ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E7IU/I28OP1ZD/FKAE7IUI28OP1ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E7IU/I28OP1ZD/FKAE7IUI28OP1ZD.SMALL.jpg VickyTGAW For my entry for the 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge, I decided I wanted to do something inspired by one of our family’s favorite DC destinations-- the Reading Room in the Library of Congress' Jefferson Building. The beauty of the building and knowledge within is a great testament to the best o...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 08:42:34 PST
Modeling With Christmas Carols http://www.instructables.com/id/Modeling-With-Christmas-Carols/
Modeling With Christmas Carols - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/22B1/I2BYMXMN/FSS22B1I2BYMXMN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/22B1/I2BYMXMN/FSS22B1I2BYMXMN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/22B1/I2BYMXMN/FSS22B1I2BYMXMN.SMALL.jpg cjmowatt What’s the best way to start getting ready for theholiday season? Design and 3D print a custom Christmas ornament of course!I originally created this Instuctable for the White House 3D Printed Ornament Competition. The inspiration for the design of this ornament began with the popular Christmas caro...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:12:39 PST
Sundial Watch: The Original Smartwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Sundial-Watch-3D-Printing/
Sundial Watch: The Original Smartwatch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/IZ27/I2D6MIRI/FM9IZ27I2D6MIRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/IZ27/I2D6MIRI/FM9IZ27I2D6MIRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/IZ27/I2D6MIRI/FM9IZ27I2D6MIRI.SMALL.jpg gkapriel With all these newfangled smartwatches coming out, perhaps it’s time to get back to the basics. The sundial watch is the original smartwatch, with location specific design that utilizes the power of the sun to tell time. No batteries, no apps, no accelerometer, just classic design. Used for millenni...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:49:18 PST
Infinity Heart 3D Printed Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Heart-3D-Printed-Ornament/
Infinity Heart 3D Printed Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/3JZH/I2AQXXHN/FHS3JZHI2AQXXHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/3JZH/I2AQXXHN/FHS3JZHI2AQXXHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/3JZH/I2AQXXHN/FHS3JZHI2AQXXHN.SMALL.jpg rose.thun The Infinity Heart Ornament is a heart when viewed from the front and an infinity when viewed from the top. When the lighting is right you can see both at once with the object and it's shadow. And there's a surprise in the design's third dimension Draw a heart Draw a heart on one planeThere are m...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 20:45:22 PST
Peace Love Joy http://www.instructables.com/id/Peace-Love-Joy-Children-lifting-a-bell-on-a-snowfl/
Peace Love Joy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/8RCS/I3OFPLPE/FRD8RCSI3OFPLPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/8RCS/I3OFPLPE/FRD8RCSI3OFPLPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/8RCS/I3OFPLPE/FRD8RCSI3OFPLPE.SMALL.jpg Denice Simoes Stringer Hello! Peace Love Joy ornament of children lifting a bell on a snowflake is how I captured the magic of the holidays. The spirit of the bell, words and acts of love by the children, and the magical snowflake of hexagons; no one snow flake is alike. Under a microscope they are truly amazing and a l...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 22:01:24 PST
Elegant Spinning Snowflake http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-CAD-a-snowflake/
Elegant Spinning Snowflake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/DRKZ/I2AQVEVT/FWUDRKZI2AQVEVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/DRKZ/I2AQVEVT/FWUDRKZI2AQVEVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/DRKZ/I2AQVEVT/FWUDRKZI2AQVEVT.SMALL.jpg Beaconsfield 'Tis the season for all things winter-y (despite it still being November), which means snowflakes, ornaments, and CAD. Here's a basic tutorial for how to CAD a symmetrical snowflake as well as some ways to personalize your snowflake for making 3D printed ornaments (you could also use the files to ma...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 13:15:17 PST
Decorative Ornament Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Ornament-Cage/
Decorative Ornament Cage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/2901/I26N4WT6/FJJ2901I26N4WT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/2901/I26N4WT6/FJJ2901I26N4WT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/2901/I26N4WT6/FJJ2901I26N4WT6.SMALL.jpg Porda For my entry in 3D Printed Ornament Challenge I wanted to build off of a christmas decoration that most of us already own dozens of, glass ball ornaments. To make the ornament cage easy to print, I designed it in two halves that easily slide together and then swivel closed around the ornament.If you...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:23:39 PST
3D Printer Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Christmas-Ornament/
3D Printer Christmas Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/1FP8/I26N3BLZ/FSK1FP8I26N3BLZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/1FP8/I26N3BLZ/FSK1FP8I26N3BLZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/1FP8/I26N3BLZ/FSK1FP8I26N3BLZ.SMALL.jpg StemenInc Here's my entry for the 2014 White House Ornament Design Contest, an ornament of my Airwolf 3D printer printing Christmas ornaments. How ironic!I'm a US citizen in Orange County, CA, USA.Enjoy Create a 3D File Create your 3D model using some kind of modeling software. I use Solidworks. Print ...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 07:28:27 PST
Instructables Robot Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-Ornament/
Instructables Robot Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/F8UX/I273ZOTX/FMVF8UXI273ZOTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/F8UX/I273ZOTX/FMVF8UXI273ZOTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/F8UX/I273ZOTX/FMVF8UXI273ZOTX.SMALL.jpg Jor2daje Modeled using surfaces in Solidworks 2010. Trying to teach myself so I thought this would be fun and good practice. Most likely wont print very well on an FDM machine.
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 22:38:30 PST
Idaho, first chair lift ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Idaho-first-chair-lift-ornament/
Idaho, first chair lift ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/6IO2/I26MYFJV/FUV6IO2I26MYFJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/6IO2/I26MYFJV/FUV6IO2I26MYFJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/6IO2/I26MYFJV/FUV6IO2I26MYFJV.SMALL.jpg BSUlibrarian Albertsons Library at Boise State University (ID) is supporting a maker movement on campus. We recently acquired a RepRap 3D printer, and saw the 2014 3D Printed Ornament Challenge as a good reason to jump into learning 3D design. Being new to 3D design, the team decided to use Tinkercad, as it is f...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 13:48:46 PST
Veils http://www.instructables.com/id/Veils/
Veils - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/C08A/I21R70SM/FKBC08AI21R70SM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/C08A/I21R70SM/FKBC08AI21R70SM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/C08A/I21R70SM/FKBC08AI21R70SM.SMALL.jpg tommy2130 This ornament was the result of a small project i did for one of my class at San Jose State. The intention was to design a pendant for a hotel located in New York, which later on 3-d printed to a smaller scale as a Christmas ornament. This ornament which i call Veils, was inspired by the folds of th...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:00:23 PST
What could be better than spending Christmas with the Obamas in your own home? http://www.instructables.com/id/What-could-be-better-than-spending-Christmas-with-/
What could be better than spending Christmas with the Obamas in your own home? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/GIJZ/I24LYJV6/FH7GIJZI24LYJV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/GIJZ/I24LYJV6/FH7GIJZI24LYJV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/GIJZ/I24LYJV6/FH7GIJZI24LYJV6.SMALL.jpg Gilles AZZARO Then this 3D impression is for you. It represents the First Lady’s very own voiceprint wishing you a Merry Christmas!Surprise your guests with these beautifully sculpted interactive 3D place cards.Print the cards for your guest names using thick paper.Then, with their smartphones, everyone can not o...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 10:57:27 PST
EWaste 60$ 3DPrinter http://www.instructables.com/id/eWaste-60-3DPrinter/
EWaste 60$ 3DPrinter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/UWH5/I236HBS6/FPUUWH5I236HBS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/UWH5/I236HBS6/FPUUWH5I236HBS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/UWH5/I236HBS6/FPUUWH5I236HBS6.SMALL.jpg mikelllc This project describes the design of a very low budget 3D Printer that is mainly built out of recycled electronic components. The result is a small format printer for less than 100$.First of all, we learn how a generic CNC system works (by assembling and calibrating bearings, guides and threads) and...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 09:56:57 PST
Capturing Full Body Scans in Color http://www.instructables.com/id/Capturing-Full-Body-Scans-in-Color/
Capturing Full Body Scans in Color - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/46FN/I21R6JFE/FJ146FNI21R6JFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/46FN/I21R6JFE/FJ146FNI21R6JFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/46FN/I21R6JFE/FJ146FNI21R6JFE.SMALL.jpg mparker07 This tutorial will teach you how to capture full body scans of people using photogrammetry and to prepare them for 3D printing. By utilizing a few DSLRs, lights, a turntable, a good pc, a couple relatively inexpensive software programs, and with patience and practice, you can capture professional qu...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 18:41:12 PST
3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ornament-Design-Challange/
3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/RPHS/I1YUD95U/FWWRPHSI1YUD95U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/RPHS/I1YUD95U/FWWRPHSI1YUD95U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/RPHS/I1YUD95U/FWWRPHSI1YUD95U.SMALL.jpg mscharch Thank you for considering my submission.This was a fun project and I really hope this helps children and young adults get excited about science and technology.I got an email telling me about this challenge around noon, and within a few hours I was holding the 1st print in my hand. Of course I had t...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 21:24:06 PST
Patriotic Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Patriotic-Ornament/
Patriotic Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/34PF/I20VQWIN/F1R34PFI20VQWIN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/34PF/I20VQWIN/F1R34PFI20VQWIN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/34PF/I20VQWIN/F1R34PFI20VQWIN.SMALL.jpg Joy Complex I thought that this was a really neat Instructable contest. I wanted my ornament to take advantage 3D printing so I wanted to have multiple interlocking parts that would come out as the ornament was printed. I design many items for my shop on Shapeways, Joy Complex, so I'm pretty familiar with the ...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 13:09:19 PST
Micro Raspberry-Pi arcade cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Raspberry-Pi-arcade-cabinet/
Micro Raspberry-Pi arcade cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/GM30/I1XEVB22/F4AGM30I1XEVB22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/GM30/I1XEVB22/F4AGM30I1XEVB22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/GM30/I1XEVB22/F4AGM30I1XEVB22.SMALL.jpg diygizmo Fully functional micro arcade machine using a Raspberry Pi model B or B+.I always wanted a tiny arcade machine for my desk, I decided to build it as small as possible. It may look simple from the outside but a lot of engineering went into building it. After months of development and 8 printed protot...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 16:36:13 PDT
Assassins Creen Hidden Blade/DAGGER http://www.instructables.com/id/Assassins-Creen-Hidden-BladeDAGGER/
Assassins Creen Hidden Blade/DAGGER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/7RJ3/I1YUDWGI/F4L7RJ3I1YUDWGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/7RJ3/I1YUDWGI/F4L7RJ3I1YUDWGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/7RJ3/I1YUDWGI/F4L7RJ3I1YUDWGI.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Get ready cosplay enthusiast and makers alike we are going to make something you all know about Its called the Assassins Creed Hidden blade.Its designed by me based from all the videos I've watched in youtube with out having an exact blueprint that has dimensions on it. All I really did was i kept o...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:16:13 PDT