Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 Mar 2015 23:29:47 PST BLOX v1.01 Make a 3D Printed Light-up Marquee Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-Printed-Light-up-Marquee-Sign/
Make a 3D Printed Light-up Marquee Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/AXRL/I6J7SR4F/F41AXRLI6J7SR4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/AXRL/I6J7SR4F/F41AXRLI6J7SR4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/AXRL/I6J7SR4F/F41AXRLI6J7SR4F.SMALL.jpg colleenjordan Vintage signage is without a doubt, incredibly neat. The colors, and the forms, and the bright lights are really spectacular. You can still see remnants of these signs today, and these windows into the past can be really interesting.In the days before smartphones and the internet, this was one of th...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:58:40 PST
Secured MacBook Air with Portable External Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Secured-MacBook-Air-with-Portable-External-Monitor/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:49:24 PST
How to make an ear ring (a ring that is an ear) 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-ear-ring-a-ring-that-is-an-ear-3D-P/
How to make an ear ring (a ring that is an ear) 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/5B8F/I6DZ0EQO/FFI5B8FI6DZ0EQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/5B8F/I6DZ0EQO/FFI5B8FI6DZ0EQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/5B8F/I6DZ0EQO/FFI5B8FI6DZ0EQO.SMALL.jpg melarky I am an Audioprosthologist (test hearing and fit hearing aids) and am working towards a doctorate in Audiology. I thought it would be fun to make an "ear ring" that didn't make a man look like an effeminate pirate when wearing it :)All parts of the ring are 3D printed with a Printrbot Simple Metal ...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:25:02 PST
Lego EV3 3D Printer 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-EV3-3D-Printer-20/
Lego EV3 3D Printer 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/96U7/I6DYWLPH/FH196U7I6DYWLPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/96U7/I6DYWLPH/FH196U7I6DYWLPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/96U7/I6DYWLPH/FH196U7I6DYWLPH.SMALL.jpg W1ll14m Hi! My name's William and this is my first time on instructable.comMy first project is this Lego Mindstorms 3D printer. I've already built a prototype before this version, but the results were well...mediocre. This is the 2.0 version. It's more precise, more efficient and the printed objects are bet...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:25:56 PST
McMeshmixer Master: Open Source Prototyping http://www.instructables.com/id/McMeshmixer-Master-Hybrid-Prototypes/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 22:48:48 PST
Continue a failed 3d print http://www.instructables.com/id/continue-failed-3d-print/
Continue a failed 3d print - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/3M4B/I697QN6R/FA43M4BI697QN6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/3M4B/I697QN6R/FA43M4BI697QN6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/3M4B/I697QN6R/FA43M4BI697QN6R.SMALL.jpg nakcam This is how i resume my prints that don't make it all the way. this instructable only works if :A: the print has failed cleanly meaning still stuck on print bed and no spaghetti monster.B: your printer has not skipped steps* C: you have the g-code (you don't want to re-slice.* you can fix skipped st...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:16:14 PST
Javalele http://www.instructables.com/id/Javalele/
Javalele - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SMALL.jpg johngranzow 3D printing is used here to transform an abandoned portafilter into a small stringed instrument. The electroacoustic mini-instrument can be plugged into an amplifier for control of gain or added effects. In this tutorial you can see how to make the most simple version. The first step is to find a a...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:30:56 PST
3D Printed Year Of The Goat Chopstick Helper http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Year-Of-The-Goat-Chopstick-Helper/
3D Printed Year Of The Goat Chopstick Helper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/PQO0/I66CWDHC/F63PQO0I66CWDHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/PQO0/I66CWDHC/F63PQO0I66CWDHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/PQO0/I66CWDHC/F63PQO0I66CWDHC.SMALL.jpg paulsiew31 Since Chinese New Year is around the corner, and most Chinese are already starting to eat 'Yee Sang' during this festive season.Eating Yee Sang during Chinese New Year is a cultural activity for Chinese living in Singapore and Malaysia. For those who face difficulties in handling chopsticks (especia...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 18:23:30 PST
Super Light Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Light-Quadcopter/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:52:27 PST
How to build a Galileo Hand. Author: +Ali Lemus http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Galileo-Hand/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:38:03 PST
3D Printed Skates http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Skates/
3D Printed Skates - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/QSNI/I5WCVB0P/F51QSNII5WCVB0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/QSNI/I5WCVB0P/F51QSNII5WCVB0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/QSNI/I5WCVB0P/F51QSNII5WCVB0P.SMALL.jpg enelson8 After watching the movie Big Hero 6 I felt inspired to make some of the sweet skates shown in the movie. I was wondering how to make them, What material is easy to work with but is sturdy? Than I thought about 3d printing, I haven't seen very much 3D printed means of transportation except for t...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 19:47:09 PST
3D Printed Chinese Oriental Folding Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Chinese-Oriental-Folding-Fan/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 23:57:19 PST
Tiny 3D Printed Models http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-3D-Printed-Toys/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 16:45:18 PST
Thomas Jefferson Wheel Cypher http://www.instructables.com/id/Thomas-Jefferson-Wheel-Cypher/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 21:45:26 PST
Ember Printer: Achieving Layered Geometries with PNG Stacks http://www.instructables.com/id/Ember-Printer-Achieving-Layered-Geometries-with-Pn/
Ember Printer: Achieving Layered Geometries with PNG Stacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/33PN/I5J557SO/FSY33PNI5J557SO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/33PN/I5J557SO/FSY33PNI5J557SO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/33PN/I5J557SO/FSY33PNI5J557SO.SMALL.jpg MaddyMaxey The Ember printer from Autodesk is a desktop SLA DLP printer that's entering the market with a few early adopters. While it can print standard .STL files beautifully, Ember also accepts stacks of rasterized images and can print them layer by layer. This means that complex or layered geometries that ...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 14:13:17 PST
beer shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/beer-shooter/
beer shooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus What ever happened to the hubbub around 3D printed weapons? Get ready to bust a cap and shotgun a beer with the 3D printed beer shooter. Before you jump the gun and shoot from the hip, this concept can't shoot anything and is nothing more than a holder for your beer.Perpetuating the concept of 3D pr...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:56:41 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
3D Printer Heated Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Heated-Bed-1/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:33:00 PST
Liminal Mass: 3D Printed Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Liminal-Mass-3D-Printed-Ceiling/
Liminal Mass: 3D Printed Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Liminal MassLiminal Mass is a graft within ceiling architecture in a coastal house: a long, narrow piece suspended within the a ceiling annex. Responsive to the environment, the surface’s reflective properties will change throughout the day, alternating between opacity and translucency. Lighting com...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:48:48 PST
3D Print Ball Bearing in one shot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Ball-Bearing-in-one-shot/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 22:15:53 PST
From IDEA to PRODUCTION - Cryptex http://www.instructables.com/id/From-IDEA-to-PRODUCTION-Cryptex/
From IDEA to PRODUCTION - Cryptex - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/E2HX/I5MD7HXZ/FL2E2HXI5MD7HXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/E2HX/I5MD7HXZ/FL2E2HXI5MD7HXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/E2HX/I5MD7HXZ/FL2E2HXI5MD7HXZ.SMALL.jpg JABA 3D This Instructable is to illustrate the process of taking a concept through design and prototyping all the way to small scale home production. We have chosen a Cryptex to illustrate this process. There are several Cryptex designs on this site already, but we want to take the idea past just the design...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:55:48 PST
Embedding hardware into 3d Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Embedding-hardware-into-3d-Print/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:05:53 PST
3D Printed Head Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Head-Planters/
3D Printed Head Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer Some say that it's hard to find beauty and brains, but what if you could have beauty where the brains should be? If you've ever wanted to give your loved ones beautiful plastic busts of themselves, you're in luck! For this Instructable, I will show you how you can use 3d scanning to create personali...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:42:58 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
3D Printing Pen Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Pen-Tutorial/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:57:24 PST
Adjustable Face Jack-O-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Configurable-Jack-O-Lantern-With-Moving/
Adjustable Face Jack-O-Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/VGFN/I4UGH0FK/FHEVGFNI4UGH0FK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/VGFN/I4UGH0FK/FHEVGFNI4UGH0FK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/VGFN/I4UGH0FK/FHEVGFNI4UGH0FK.SMALL.jpg VickyTGAW One of the great things about 3D printing is you can print multiple parts that are printed interlocked in their proper spots so they come off the printer already assembled! This past October, I tried my hand at "moving parts" to make a “Dial-O-Lantern” toy for my kids. The concept was a 3D printed...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:44:10 PST
Social Topographies of San Francisco http://www.instructables.com/id/Social-Topographies-of-San-Francisco/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:08:45 PST
Copy a Car Key with a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Copy-a-Car-Key-with-a-3D-Printer/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:41:06 PST
DIY Portable Counterfeit Money detector and Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Counterfeit-Money-detector-and-Torch/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 16:02:24 PST
3D Printed Walking Robot (Klann Linkage) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Walking-Robot-Klann-Linkage/
3D Printed Walking Robot (Klann Linkage) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SMALL.jpg Bit-Boy This walking robot has been a project that I have been wanting to have a go at for a while now and I finally got around to finishing it, so now I am sharing it with the world! This project is fairly simple to construct and does not require any difficult skills or large tools (other than a 3D printer...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 21:46:29 PST
3D Printed Workbench Power Supply Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Workbench-Power-Supply-Converter/
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By: Weaverdev

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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 08:18:07 PST
Workflow: Basics of 3D Design and 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Into-to-3D-Design-and-3D-Printing/
Workflow: Basics of 3D Design and 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/YJAQ/I4J6RQ3V/FTSYJAQI4J6RQ3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/YJAQ/I4J6RQ3V/FTSYJAQI4J6RQ3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/YJAQ/I4J6RQ3V/FTSYJAQI4J6RQ3V.SMALL.jpg nedash Can you spot the one I made at TechShop?A missing game piece is the worst! Waiting for a replacement to be delivered or finding where your pet hid it can be time-consuming. Wouldn't you rather get back to playing? Missing game pieces are a great use for 3D printers and a good way to learn 3D desi...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 22:25:30 PST
3d printed Lego Guy / Finishing PLA http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-Lego-Guy-Finishing-PLA/
3d printed Lego Guy / Finishing PLA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CLJE/I4J7HAF4/FPZCLJEI4J7HAF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CLJE/I4J7HAF4/FPZCLJEI4J7HAF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CLJE/I4J7HAF4/FPZCLJEI4J7HAF4.SMALL.jpg NPTechman I have always loved Legos since I was a kid. I use them in my classroom and I love the NXT robotics products that they produce. I also love 3d modeling and 3d printing. I have always wanted to challenge myself to make a large scale Lego version of myself. This Instructable will highlight the compone...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:57:11 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 Bearing with Driven Miter Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Bearing-with-Driven-Miter-Gear/
3D Printed Bearing with Driven Miter Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/RI7T/I3H59I1X/FJPRI7TI3H59I1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/RI7T/I3H59I1X/FJPRI7TI3H59I1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/RI7T/I3H59I1X/FJPRI7TI3H59I1X.SMALL.jpg Salvagione This is a continuation of my 3D Printed Bearing Instructable. I needed a way to slowly rotate the bearing, here's how I did it. 3D Print the Parts I printed these part on an Objet 500 Connex printer. I printed them in Veroclear so I could see through all the parts. Order the Hardware and the Mo...
By: Salvagione

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:06:05 PST
Autodesk 123D design- Create a Customizable Lamp/Pen Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Customizable-Lamp/
Autodesk 123D design- Create a Customizable Lamp/Pen Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/7EIZ/I4L763YW/FDY7EIZI4L763YW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/7EIZ/I4L763YW/FDY7EIZI4L763YW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/7EIZ/I4L763YW/FDY7EIZI4L763YW.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Create you own Customizable box, which you can use as a Lamp or a Pen Stand by 3D printing post it size pieces, using images or simple drawing you/your kids have drawn and with the help of 3D design software by Autodesk called 123D design.You can use the customizable box as Pen stand ...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 05:09:42 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
3D Printed Folded Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Folded-Night-Light/
3D Printed Folded Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QYPT/I48HA0IV/FJQQYPTI48HA0IV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QYPT/I48HA0IV/FJQQYPTI48HA0IV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QYPT/I48HA0IV/FJQQYPTI48HA0IV.SMALL.jpg DayDream Unique Here is a fun 3D Printed Night Light you can fold and customize to create your own design.This is my first Instructable, I hope to add a bunch more soon!!MaterialsChoose your file you wish to use. I have (3) files attached to this Instructable: 3D Printed Folded Night Light Blank3D Printed Folded Ni...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 21:56:29 PST
Solids of a constant width with AutoCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Solids-of-a-constant-width-with-AutoCAD/
Solids of a constant width with AutoCAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/Y7HA/I48C752J/FZ1Y7HAI48C752J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/Y7HA/I48C752J/FZ1Y7HAI48C752J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/Y7HA/I48C752J/FZ1Y7HAI48C752J.SMALL.jpg ollie242 If you were to take a hard covered book and to roll it on top of three unknown objects and you felt the book rolling smoothly, not ever bumping up and down or changing the distance of it and the table, you would expect the three solids under the book were spheres. In fact the three solids don't nece...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:23:27 PST
Make a Personalized USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-a-Personalized-USB/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 12:03:51 PST
Make an H Quadcopter with 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-H-Quadcopter-with-3D-printing/
Make an H Quadcopter with 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/TEUK/I3THY4DM/FK2TEUKI3THY4DM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/TEUK/I3THY4DM/FK2TEUKI3THY4DM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/TEUK/I3THY4DM/FK2TEUKI3THY4DM.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Lets make a 3D printed quadcopter frame! This build is for the 3D Design contest, along with my hobby. This frame is different compared to conventional frames wherein its more of a Cross or X, This frame is more of a Semi H/X. Compared to other frames this design will give you a lot of space especia...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:33:08 PST
How to transform a Makelangelo 3 into a 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-transform-a-Makelangelo-3-into-a-3D-printer/
How to transform a Makelangelo 3 into a 3D printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/CB22/I3VHTNKO/FAXCB22I3VHTNKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/CB22/I3VHTNKO/FAXCB22I3VHTNKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/CB22/I3VHTNKO/FAXCB22I3VHTNKO.SMALL.jpg aggrav8d The Makelangelo 3 is an easy way to start learning how to make a 3D printer. It basically makes one layer of a 3D print, without the expensive plastic filament or the burning hot nozzle that can hurt someone. It would be great in a classroom, a library, or at home for the self-starting young geniu...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:08:30 PST
Print a Robot Pincer, from Software Installation - ordering a print. http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Pincer-from-Software-installation-printing/
Print a Robot Pincer, from Software Installation - ordering a print. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome So you want to get into making cool stuff with 3D printing but you don’t know how to start? Then hopefully this little tutorial will help you get going. If you just came for the STL files feel free, the link is below. Although I have used "TinkerCAD" in the past, I wanted something that had a bit ...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:08:27 PST
Generative 3d Printing with Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Generative-3d-Printing-with-Processing/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:35:12 PDT
3D Mirror Escape http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Mirror-Escape/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 03:43:07 PST
3D Printed Christmas Cookie Cutters http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Christmas-Cookie-Cutters/
3D Printed Christmas Cookie Cutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/H4KR/I3VHNGQ0/FP2H4KRI3VHNGQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/H4KR/I3VHNGQ0/FP2H4KRI3VHNGQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/H4KR/I3VHNGQ0/FP2H4KRI3VHNGQ0.SMALL.jpg 3dprintingforbeginners With Christmas being around the corner quite a few people will be baking their favorite seasonal cookies. If you have a 3D printer, this tutorial will show you how you can make some unique and customized cookie cutters.In order for anyone to be able to replicate this tutorial, I have used free softw...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:14:32 PST
Flashlight Stand Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashlight-Stand-Lamp/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:59:17 PST
Swarmscapers: Autonomous Mobile 3D Printing Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Swarmscapers-Autonomous-Mobile-3D-Printing-Robots/
Swarmscapers: Autonomous Mobile 3D Printing Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/MSVH/I3THHZT9/F8NMSVHI3THHZT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/MSVH/I3THHZT9/F8NMSVHI3THHZT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/MSVH/I3THHZT9/F8NMSVHI3THHZT9.SMALL.jpg AlanCation Swarmscapers is a 2 month long research project conducted in the Creative Architecture Machines studio, taught by Jason Kelly Johnson and Michael Shiloh at California College of the Arts in the Digital Craft Lab. It is a collaboration between Clayton Muhleman, Alan Cation, and Adithi Satish. A huge ...
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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/
3D Modeling a Spark Diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/9X04/I3TH9EX5/FOC9X04I3TH9EX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/9X04/I3TH9EX5/FOC9X04I3TH9EX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/9X04/I3TH9EX5/FOC9X04I3TH9EX5.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead You can find a lot of cool cases and diffusers for different devices, but what if you want something custom? Or what if it's a new device without a ton of existing material? Wait no longer! Make your own.For the November Instructables Build Night, Crashspace received a bunch of Spark Cores and Inter...
By: ohhmyhead

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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:05:13 PST