Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:16:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ultralight, 3D Printed, 3-Axis, Modular Time-Lapse Motion Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Light-Modular-Time-Lapse-Motion-Control-Syst/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/M6B2/HUB896SZ/FM0M6B2HUB896SZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/M6B2/HUB896SZ/FM0M6B2HUB896SZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/M6B2/HUB896SZ/FM0M6B2HUB896SZ.SMALL.jpg Doug Urquhart This is the story of my first 3D printing project and how it helped to drastically reduce the overall weight of my 3-axis motion control time-lapse dolly system for easier transport on multi-day backcountry, backpacking trips. Not only did my first 3D printing project shave serious weight (in compar...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:17:41 PDT
Video Podcasting Rig and Teleprompter http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Podcasting-Rig-and-Teleprompter/
Video Podcasting Rig and Teleprompter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/FQ0L/HU843RN9/F17FQ0LHU843RN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/FQ0L/HU843RN9/F17FQ0LHU843RN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/FQ0L/HU843RN9/F17FQ0LHU843RN9.SMALL.jpg Jazzmyn This 3d printed video rig will give you many options for shooting the perfect video.  There is room to mount all your accessories from lights to mics.  It is mobile with two large handles to help steady your shot.  This rig can also be mounted to a tripod and when combined with a iPad Mini it become...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:15:41 PDT
Make An Ultimate Helping Hand Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-Ultimate-Helping-Hand-Jig/
Make An Ultimate Helping Hand Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/B4C5/HU1JUW0Q/FUWB4C5HU1JUW0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/B4C5/HU1JUW0Q/FUWB4C5HU1JUW0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/B4C5/HU1JUW0Q/FUWB4C5HU1JUW0Q.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Here is a helping hand jig that is useful for soldering, gluing, painting and macro photography. It is highly configurable to hold various small objects in many positions. While this version is 3d printed, it could also be made using traditional hand methods. How It Works While this may not be t...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:56:52 PDT
How to 3D scan with Skanect http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-scan-with-Skanect/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:58:42 PDT
Cheap, Easy, Universal Filament holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Easy-Universal-Filament-holder/
Cheap, Easy, Universal Filament holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5NK3/HTS5DB1S/FFD5NK3HTS5DB1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5NK3/HTS5DB1S/FFD5NK3HTS5DB1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5NK3/HTS5DB1S/FFD5NK3HTS5DB1S.SMALL.jpg drac5290 I recently bought myself a Printrbot jr v2 and I have loved how easy it is to use and tinker with. The only real problem I have found with it is the filament roll holders that come standard (image 3 and 4) can not hold all rolls of filament I own. As anyone who has bought filament online will ...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 18:04:27 PDT
Data Crystals: 3D Data Visualizations from Open Data http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Crystals-3D-Data-Visualizations-from-Open-Dat/
Data Crystals: 3D Data Visualizations from Open Data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ONSR/HTPUP3BW/F1GONSRHTPUP3BW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ONSR/HTPUP3BW/F1GONSRHTPUP3BW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ONSR/HTPUP3BW/F1GONSRHTPUP3BW.SMALL.jpg scottkildall One of my projects while a resident artist at Autodesk has been to create "Data Crystals" —  3D prints that I algorithmically generate using data as input. I design these 3D data visualizations for aesthetics over legibility and they show off what can be done with code and 3D printing. I've finishe...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 08:18:05 PDT
Build your own 3d printer filament factory (Filament Extruder) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-3d-printing-filament-factory-Filame/
Build your own 3d printer filament factory (Filament Extruder) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/HROL/HTPUO3LY/F3AHROLHTPUO3LY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/HROL/HTPUO3LY/F3AHROLHTPUO3LY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/HROL/HTPUO3LY/F3AHROLHTPUO3LY.SMALL.jpg ianmcmill Too long, didn't read: Make your own 3D printer filament ! Cheap and high quality at a decent speed of 150-190 IPM ! (4-5 meters per minute) Long read: 3D printers are cool and they finally start to drop in price. Kickstarter campaigns like the one from QB-UP or M3D are popping up and they ...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 13:29:41 PDT
3d printed puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-puzzle/
3d printed puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi With last generation 3D printers you can now easily create a very detailed product. In this trend, every 3D software acquires an enhanced importance. You can indeed turn your own design in reality, and whether it is a toy, a tool, or a prototype scale-model, you will see that it will come out an awe...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 10:51:13 PDT
3D PRINTER X TATTOO MACHINE http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-PRINTER-X-TATTOO-MACHINE/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/99D1/HT559WJH/F0L99D1HT559WJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/99D1/HT559WJH/F0L99D1HT559WJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/99D1/HT559WJH/F0L99D1HT559WJH.SMALL.jpg appropriate audiences In october 2013, a famous design school in Paris, ENSCI les Ateliers, hosted a workshop organised by the French Ministry of culture. The idea was to use images, videos and sound fallen in the national pubic domain and use them in a sort of “Mashup”. The event was called Public Domain Remix. The stu...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 04:31:59 PDT
3D Printed Reaction Diffusion Patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Reaction-Diffusion-Patterns/
3D Printed Reaction Diffusion Patterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZISO/HT9B1CMX/F1SZISOHT9B1CMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZISO/HT9B1CMX/F1SZISOHT9B1CMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZISO/HT9B1CMX/F1SZISOHT9B1CMX.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali I'm inspired by the visual and sculptural works of: Nervous System: http://n-e-r-v-o-u-s.com/ Karsten Schmidt: http://postspectacular.com/ Jonathan McCabe: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jonathanmccabe/sets/ Peter Jellitsch: http://www.peterjellitsch.com Daniel Widrig: http://w...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:07:48 PDT
.iStab http://www.instructables.com/id/iStab/
.iStab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0DYO/HHS9R3BU/FTL0DYOHHS9R3BU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0DYO/HHS9R3BU/FTL0DYOHHS9R3BU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0DYO/HHS9R3BU/FTL0DYOHHS9R3BU.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The iStab is a 3D printed iPhone cover which has a folding knife along one edge, producing a blade whenever you might need one. This phone case is "cutting edge", and is designed as an exploration in conceptual 3D printed weapons. The models I based this idea from are free, and the programs needed e...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:53:54 PDT
World's first? Full 3D printable ornithopter assembly instruction http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-first-Full-3D-printable-ornithopter-assembl/
World's first? Full 3D printable ornithopter assembly instruction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/RG6Y/HT216G07/FUMRG6YHT216G07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/RG6Y/HT216G07/FUMRG6YHT216G07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/RG6Y/HT216G07/FUMRG6YHT216G07.SMALL.jpg Flappingwing Designed by Yusuke Takahashi(Fablab Kitakagaya/The Flapping Wing Factory) using Autodesk 123D Design The ornithoper "Flying Pants" developed as a FABLAB workshop item in 2013 The original version was made of hybrid materials such as SLS(*) printed parts and carbon rods. *SLS(Sel...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:04:02 PDT
How To Recycle Bottle Lids into Slingshots http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Recycle-Bottle-Lids-into-Slingshots/
How To Recycle Bottle Lids into Slingshots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/KHP1/HSM528CL/FUSKHP1HSM528CL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/KHP1/HSM528CL/FUSKHP1HSM528CL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/KHP1/HSM528CL/FUSKHP1HSM528CL.SMALL.jpg baneling-bust here is my full how to tutorial on how to recycle bottle lids into slingshots. enjoy! More Detailed HDPE Slingshot tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiBJ_D3_ZSgL93ijyv2yRhYoD6pARS6gA Rambone slingshot tutorials: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiBJ_D3_ZSgIOL5n0-6jlRYzV...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:57:34 PDT
3D Printed Panning Time-lapse Mount (from an egg timer!) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Panning-Time-lapse-Mount-from-and-egg-t/
3D Printed Panning Time-lapse Mount (from an egg timer!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/VI7H/HSM53SYV/FBHVI7HHSM53SYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/VI7H/HSM53SYV/FBHVI7HHSM53SYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/VI7H/HSM53SYV/FBHVI7HHSM53SYV.SMALL.jpg Major Peel Here is my time-lapse panning device/mount built from an egg timer! With this you'll be able to create time-lapse videos where the camera pans throughout the duration of the video. First of all, I'm aware this isn't a new idea and that there are a few instructables which already show how to buil...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:14:31 PDT
3D printed toy car with a cut out name http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-toy-car-with-a-cut-out-name/
3D printed toy car with a cut out name - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/ZB6N/HN8247GE/FTDZB6NHN8247GE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/ZB6N/HN8247GE/FTDZB6NHN8247GE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/ZB6N/HN8247GE/FTDZB6NHN8247GE.SMALL.jpg Ryan271828 My first 3D print ever, and no margin of error.  I designed a basic car that has a name cut out from the top prifile.  The name, you ask?  It's my niece's (Sunny).  The car, you wonder?  It's roughly based on a 1967 Porsche 912. Very roughly based.  The occasion, you question?  Sunny's birthday tom...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 23:35:49 PDT
Future Stair Repair: 3D Scanning/ 3D Printing. http://www.instructables.com/id/Future-Stair-Repair-3D-Scanning-3D-Printing/
Future Stair Repair: 3D Scanning/ 3D Printing. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/VH33/HSHEGVA0/FIWVH33HSHEGVA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/VH33/HSHEGVA0/FIWVH33HSHEGVA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/VH33/HSHEGVA0/FIWVH33HSHEGVA0.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft It can be quite frustrating when you finish remodeling a kitchen counter or building a stair case and only a couple weeks later a giant chip appears. This very thing happened at our Pier 9 workshop, when a very noticeable chip appeared on our staircase.  Traditionally, people might fill in the chip...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 15:58:20 PST
Adjustable Extruder Drive Block Upgrade for Replicator 2X http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Extruder-Drive-Block-Upgrade-for-Replic/
Adjustable Extruder Drive Block Upgrade for Replicator 2X - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/MS49/HSHDSZ5L/F8QMS49HSHDSZ5L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/MS49/HSHDSZ5L/F8QMS49HSHDSZ5L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/MS49/HSHDSZ5L/F8QMS49HSHDSZ5L.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools This tutorial shows how to assemble an experimental adjustable drive block for the Replicator 2X extruder. The purpose of this design is to allow the operator to fine-tune the pressure applied to the filament by the idler ball bearing. Note: This is not intended to be a replacement for MakerBot'...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 14:01:26 PST
Tiny Planet: A 3D Printed Mechanical Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Planet-A-3D-Printed-Mechanical-Sculpture/
Tiny Planet: A 3D Printed Mechanical Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/H2OY/HS18ELV4/FRPH2OYHS18ELV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/H2OY/HS18ELV4/FRPH2OYHS18ELV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/H2OY/HS18ELV4/FRPH2OYHS18ELV4.SMALL.jpg tinkertinker I created this small mechanical sculpture using almost entirely 3D printed parts. The axles are steel, and there is some metal hardware as well: shaft collars to hold the axles/gears in place, a couple bronze flanged bearings and some ball bearings to make the central axle and planetary gear parts m...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:22:42 PST
Custom hydrographic design for 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-hydrographic-design-for-3D-printing/
Custom hydrographic design for 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/6NNZ/HS1RS7G3/FO06NNZHS1RS7G3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/6NNZ/HS1RS7G3/FO06NNZHS1RS7G3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/6NNZ/HS1RS7G3/FO06NNZHS1RS7G3.SMALL.jpg le FabShop Last month, Bertier Luyt, (president of le FabShop) discovered the existence of the hydrographic technology, with this viral video on Youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iP7BKHU4WUc This video showing a man dip coating his hand with a carbon pattern can be quite impressive for someone who neve...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:19:15 PST
3D Printed spectrometer, using Public Lab DIY kit. http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-spectrometer-using-Public-Lab-DIY-kit/
3D Printed spectrometer, using Public Lab DIY kit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NFFT/HS18CYRG/FQVNFFTHS18CYRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NFFT/HS18CYRG/FQVNFFTHS18CYRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NFFT/HS18CYRG/FQVNFFTHS18CYRG.SMALL.jpg RTegelbeckers This Instructable shows how to improve on the standard Public Lab DIY Spectrometry Kit, by using a 3D Printed main body. One main improvement of the new design, is a robust provision for securing the USB cable. The current device can easily be carried around and used in conjuction with a netbook/la...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:42:15 PST
Blue DOOM key - Memories from childhood http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-DOOM-key-Memories-from-childhood/
Blue DOOM key - Memories from childhood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/D7ER/HS18DFE3/FO0D7ERHS18DFE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/D7ER/HS18DFE3/FO0D7ERHS18DFE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/D7ER/HS18DFE3/FO0D7ERHS18DFE3.SMALL.jpg Psycosisnine Wolfenstein and Doom were my first PC video games, back in the Era of 486 and Pentium PC running DOS or Windows 95/98. And I've always wanted to design some kind of memento of my childhood. I happen to have some pretty awesome tools at my disposal, A full spectrum 5th Gen hobby laser and a portabee ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 00:03:13 PST
Controlling a 3D printer with hand gestures http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-3D-printer-with-hand-gestures/
Controlling a 3D printer with hand gestures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/MKKA/HQOJ6P4M/FJ5MKKAHQOJ6P4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/MKKA/HQOJ6P4M/FJ5MKKAHQOJ6P4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/MKKA/HQOJ6P4M/FJ5MKKAHQOJ6P4M.SMALL.jpg ElectricSlim I've written about it before but I manage a creative technology lab at California College of the Arts. I assist students with a wide range of skills, create a wide range of projects. One of many parts of my job is to show current and prospective students why these are valuable skills to learn. I can...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:03:59 PST
Use NetFabb to segment an STL file and print it bigger http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-NetFabb-to-segment-an-STL-file-and-print-it-bi/
Use NetFabb to segment an STL file and print it bigger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/IYLS/HRTKJS3X/FHKIYLSHRTKJS3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/IYLS/HRTKJS3X/FHKIYLSHRTKJS3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/IYLS/HRTKJS3X/FHKIYLSHRTKJS3X.SMALL.jpg le FabShop Having a Paris based design studio, we absolutely needed an Eiffel Tower. So, why not making it big and orange, like le FabShop. Thanks to B9 creation, who had already designed one, we only had to use Netfabb to slice their model in 7 main components and glue them together with epoxy. It is our most...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 07:46:18 PST
3D-printed scale model of EUR pallet (made of wood-based filament) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-scale-model-of-EUR-pallet-made-of-wood-/
3D-printed scale model of EUR pallet (made of wood-based filament) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/3YMS/HRPSXTCZ/FFJ3YMSHRPSXTCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/3YMS/HRPSXTCZ/FFJ3YMSHRPSXTCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/3YMS/HRPSXTCZ/FFJ3YMSHRPSXTCZ.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools There is a certain fascination we have regarding miniatures and caricatures of real-life objects. Seeing and holding a scale model always creates smiles. Therefore we wanted to honour an unsung object which does a great donkey-work carrying goods all over the world - The pallet! To further give t...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 13:11:26 PST
San Francisco Architectural Silverware http://www.instructables.com/id/San-Francisco-Architectural-Silverware/
San Francisco Architectural Silverware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/WO41/HRKQZFY4/FPLWO41HRKQZFY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/WO41/HRKQZFY4/FPLWO41HRKQZFY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/WO41/HRKQZFY4/FPLWO41HRKQZFY4.SMALL.jpg zisiadis I live in San Francisco where Sutro Tower is an integral part of the skyline. I can't help but think that, when viewed from certain angles, it looks like a giant fork! The architectural landmarks in a city become our friends in a weird way. They're these ever-present figures that are always arou...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:27:44 PST
Customizable 3D Printed Charms for Valentine's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-3D-Printed-Charms-for-Valentines-Day/
Customizable 3D Printed Charms for Valentine's Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/UAKZ/HRBNAHUB/FMIUAKZHRBNAHUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/UAKZ/HRBNAHUB/FMIUAKZHRBNAHUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/UAKZ/HRBNAHUB/FMIUAKZHRBNAHUB.SMALL.jpg awunderman Here's your chance to turn lovable Doge into a fashion accessory for all the world to see, or gift it to your sweetheart because nothing says "I love you" more than that shibe face. If you're looking for Valentine's Day ideas, look no further. Charmr is a customizer on the 123D website that allo...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 08:14:46 PST
MUSE, 3D printed corset from a 3D Scan (by Samuel N. Bernier) http://www.instructables.com/id/MUSE-3D-printed-corset-from-a-3D-Scan-by-Samuel-N-/
MUSE, 3D printed corset from a 3D Scan (by Samuel N. Bernier) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/6QST/HRGNQE16/F5B6QSTHRGNQE16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/6QST/HRGNQE16/F5B6QSTHRGNQE16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/6QST/HRGNQE16/F5B6QSTHRGNQE16.SMALL.jpg le FabShop Valentine's day, valentine's day... valentine's day.  The people who organise the now famous "3DPrintShow" didn't think of people like me when they decided the date for their first exhibition in New-York City : February 12 to 15...  http://www.lefabshop.fr/samuel-representera-le-fabshop-au-3dprint...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 05:40:18 PST
3D Printing MRI Compatible Tools for Apraxia Study http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-MRI-Compatible-Tools-for-Apraxia-Study/
3D Printing MRI Compatible Tools for Apraxia Study - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/75OQ/HRBE2UXN/FMY75OQHRBE2UXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/75OQ/HRBE2UXN/FMY75OQHRBE2UXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/75OQ/HRBE2UXN/FMY75OQHRBE2UXN.SMALL.jpg ewatanabe My housemate, Zarinah, who happens to be a neuroscientist, consulted me about how to make tools that no one would know the use of. My first thought was to hack together different things to create weird/random tools. Upon further investigation, it turned out she wanted two sets of MRI compatible to...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 15:19:24 PST
Model Making - From ABS to Ceramic and Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Making-From-ABS-to-Ceramic-and-Wood/
Model Making - From ABS to Ceramic and Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/G4DZ/HSM51YFQ/F66G4DZHSM51YFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/G4DZ/HSM51YFQ/F66G4DZHSM51YFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/G4DZ/HSM51YFQ/F66G4DZHSM51YFQ.SMALL.jpg sitnova 3D printed ABS objects can be transformed using some basic materials to look like various realistic surfaces. This cup and base were first printed in blue ABS and were transformed to look like a wood base and a ceramic cup. Materials: (Access to) 3D printer Acetone Sandpaper (dry or wet) ...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:50:31 PST
Maintaining a small-scale 3D printing facility in Uganda http://www.instructables.com/id/Maintaining-a-small-scale-3D-printing-facility-in-/
Maintaining a small-scale 3D printing facility in Uganda - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/NGVJ/HQMN5XYB/FQXNGVJHQMN5XYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/NGVJ/HQMN5XYB/FQXNGVJHQMN5XYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/NGVJ/HQMN5XYB/FQXNGVJHQMN5XYB.SMALL.jpg ElectricSlim On December 23rd, Emi Watanabe and I went to Kampala, Uganda for about 3 weeks. The goal of this trip was to work with Paola de Cecco and Village Energy to help fix the three 3D printers they have (a Rapidbot and two Printrbots), teach solid modeling skills, and work on the designs of the solar prod...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 07:46:52 PST
3D Printed Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ornament/
3D Printed Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/PK7N/HQ5MHMGU/F39PK7NHQ5MHMGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/PK7N/HQ5MHMGU/F39PK7NHQ5MHMGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/PK7N/HQ5MHMGU/F39PK7NHQ5MHMGU.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus For the holidays you can spend time trying to find an ornament you like or you can just make one yourself. I'm a fan of geometric patterns myself and am kinda tired of snowflakes so it's a lot easier to just design my own to be 3D printed. Even if you don't have your own 3D printer (I don't have one...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 13:51:02 PST
Introduction to 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-1/
Introduction to 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/LX0N/H6MF3FU3/FYWLX0NH6MF3FU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/LX0N/H6MF3FU3/FYWLX0NH6MF3FU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/LX0N/H6MF3FU3/FYWLX0NH6MF3FU3.SMALL.jpg ___ 3D printing is a quickly expanding field, with the popularity and uses for 3D printers growing every day.  In this guide, I will attempt to give an introduction to the wide range of technologies in 3D printers, a comparison of the most common 3D printers on the market, an overview of materials that ...
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Sat, 8 Sep 2012 08:48:05 PDT
Stratum Networks Delta Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stratum-Networks-Delta-Robot/
Stratum Networks Delta Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/O7FM/HQDLXOW4/FYNO7FMHQDLXOW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/O7FM/HQDLXOW4/FYNO7FMHQDLXOW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/O7FM/HQDLXOW4/FYNO7FMHQDLXOW4.SMALL.jpg MaxandTaylor Stratum Networks is a computer aided kinematically driven robot that can be used for rapid prototyping and fabrication. Its most basic logic and methodology are applicable to scale at an architectural level. It is a tool for digital and physically simulated speculation and has been designed for re-...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 17:56:20 PST
3D printable grip and lens cover for ASUS XTION handheld 3D scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-grip-and-lens-cover-for-ASUS-XTION-ha/
3D printable grip and lens cover for ASUS XTION handheld 3D scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/C85K/HPWBZ0KX/FVPC85KHPWBZ0KX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/C85K/HPWBZ0KX/FVPC85KHPWBZ0KX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/C85K/HPWBZ0KX/FVPC85KHPWBZ0KX.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools A 3D printable grip and lens cover for the ASUS XTION motion sensing hardware which is very affordable and popularly used as a hand-held 3D scanner. The XTION normally stands on a base for table-top use which is not aimed to be hand-held. This 3D printable file was designed to fit the ASUS XTION ma...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 09:42:12 PST
Fluid In.Flux_3D Wax Printing In Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluid-InFlux3D-Wax-Printing-In-Water/
Fluid In.Flux_3D Wax Printing In Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/ADI9/HPAOZ210/FHIADI9HPAOZ210.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/ADI9/HPAOZ210/FHIADI9HPAOZ210.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/ADI9/HPAOZ210/FHIADI9HPAOZ210.SMALL.jpg darshini Fluid In.Flux is a 3D printing experimental machine which prints wax in water. The Machine was a semester-wide exploration as part of the Advanced Architecture Studio called "Creative Architecture Machines" by Professor Jason Kelly Johnson and Michael Shiloh at the California College of the Arts, i...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 23:20:01 PST
Webster: A Geometric Pattern Weaving Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Webster-a-geometric-pattern-weaving-machine/
Webster: A Geometric Pattern Weaving Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/RP6H/HP9NHFQN/FOFRP6HHP9NHFQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/RP6H/HP9NHFQN/FOFRP6HHP9NHFQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/RP6H/HP9NHFQN/FOFRP6HHP9NHFQN.SMALL.jpg Colette Rixey We are three students from California College of the Arts in San Francisco in the Architecture program.  This studio is called Creative Architecture Machines and is taught by Jason Johnson and Michael Shiloh.  Webster is a geometric pattern weaving machine that takes inspiration from Islamic tiling,...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:49:42 PST
S.A.M. Spring Aided Machining (CNC with adhesive remover) http://www.instructables.com/id/SAM-Spring-Aided-Machining-CNC-with-adhesive-remov/
S.A.M. Spring Aided Machining (CNC with adhesive remover) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/VDJM/HP8PLU91/FJ1VDJMHP8PLU91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/VDJM/HP8PLU91/FJ1VDJMHP8PLU91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/VDJM/HP8PLU91/FJ1VDJMHP8PLU91.SMALL.jpg mboeddiker S.A.M. Spring Aided Machining (CNC with solvent) is a school project designed by three architecture students at CCA, San Francisco: Matt Boeddiker, Abelino Robles, and Tim Henshaw-Plath. (www.cca.edu) The machine is capable of rapidly prototyping and creating subtractive formwork that can be used to...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 01:26:47 PST
Strong Man Dual Tape Dispenser for your body builder, crossfit or wanna get fit friends http://www.instructables.com/id/Strong-Man-Dual-Tape-Dispenser-for-your-body-build/
Strong Man Dual Tape Dispenser for your body builder, crossfit or wanna get fit friends - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/TJ6V/HP6YO7IK/FTUTJ6VHP6YO7IK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/TJ6V/HP6YO7IK/FTUTJ6VHP6YO7IK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/TJ6V/HP6YO7IK/FTUTJ6VHP6YO7IK.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 Please vote for me or visit my website nuPROTO.com for more of my work I have a couple of friends that do crossfit and body building.. I'm more in the i want to get fit club though. When Looking for ideas for Christmas Gifts i wanted to come up with a Present for my friends that wasn't too big and ...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 08:49:46 PST
Moravian Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Moravian-Star/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/6L4W/HOUG8LGU/FFF6L4WHOUG8LGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/6L4W/HOUG8LGU/FFF6L4WHOUG8LGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/6L4W/HOUG8LGU/FFF6L4WHOUG8LGU.SMALL.jpg rwinscot Moravian Stars come in various sizes and number of facets... the most common is the 26-point form which is composed of eighteen square and eight triangular shaped points. The star featured here is an adaption, using one of the points / facets to mount the star atop a tree. The shape is technically ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 09:00:41 PST
3D Printing: 3D Print A Solderless Circuit Board http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-3D-Print-A-Solderless-Circuit-Board/
3D Printing: 3D Print A Solderless Circuit Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/WT8G/HP0CQRPH/FLSWT8GHP0CQRPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/WT8G/HP0CQRPH/FLSWT8GHP0CQRPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/WT8G/HP0CQRPH/FLSWT8GHP0CQRPH.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Experimental circuit boards can be easily made with a 3D printer. They can be made at the same size and thickness as a standard 1/16" thick, through-hole soldered, perfboard. The components can be fairly easily connected together without using solder. This technique is somewhat faster than standar...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:27:38 PST
LittleMonster: Speaker Switch Hack. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-speaker-touch-sensor-hack/
LittleMonster: Speaker Switch Hack. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/6OHP/HP0CURWD/FLN6OHPHP0CURWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/6OHP/HP0CURWD/FLN6OHPHP0CURWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/6OHP/HP0CURWD/FLN6OHPHP0CURWD.SMALL.jpg Minuscoco In this tutorial you will learn how to hack an existing Bluetooth speaker to be able to pause and play your music using the  LittleMonster as a switch. I designed a new "shell" that holds all the components for the speaker and made the file downloadable.  1. Downloading the LittleMonster. I de...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 07:09:29 PST
Blade B450 Heli Cargo Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Blade-B450-Heli-Cargo-Hook/
Blade B450 Heli Cargo Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/AJBN/HOHYKETW/FYIAJBNHOHYKETW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/AJBN/HOHYKETW/FYIAJBNHOHYKETW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/AJBN/HOHYKETW/FYIAJBNHOHYKETW.SMALL.jpg Dusseced Summary: In this instructables you get to know how to build a cargo hook for your Blade B450 X or 3D helicopter. Of course, interface adaptions for other heli classes and types are easy to achieve. Get an impression of it by watching the YouTube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkS0qComzhA Mat...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 11:24:49 PST
3D Print Your Trek, in color! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Your-Trek-in-color/
3D Print Your Trek, in color! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/JIZ6/HO7XQKNN/FIEJIZ6HO7XQKNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/JIZ6/HO7XQKNN/FIEJIZ6HO7XQKNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/JIZ6/HO7XQKNN/FIEJIZ6HO7XQKNN.SMALL.jpg drhatch Do you take a GPS device when you go hiking, biking or other outdoor activity? This Instructable will show you how to create a 3D printout of your adventure, in color, with accurate elevation data. Even if you do not log your adventures with a GPS device, you can use this Instructable to create a ...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 17:56:56 PST
DeltaTrix 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/DeltaTrix-3D-Printer/
DeltaTrix 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LQ5K/HMVJ264R/FOFLQ5KHMVJ264R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LQ5K/HMVJ264R/FOFLQ5KHMVJ264R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LQ5K/HMVJ264R/FOFLQ5KHMVJ264R.SMALL.jpg RTegelbeckers The DeltaTrix 3D printer is a capable and novel 3D printer, designed to be simple in construction, yet effective in functionality. It it fully Open Source, so feel free to post improvements on the Instructables website, just don't forget to let me know in order to put links in to your own instructio...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 23:51:49 PDT
How to set up your Makerbot Replicator 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-up-your-Makerbot-Replicator-2/
How to set up your Makerbot Replicator 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/KOAC/HN2CPYVE/F84KOACHN2CPYVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/KOAC/HN2CPYVE/F84KOACHN2CPYVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/KOAC/HN2CPYVE/F84KOACHN2CPYVE.SMALL.jpg gpvillamil You've just gotten your nice new Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printer, and of course you're excited to get started doing amazing things with it. This guide will take you through getting it set up, with some additional tips and tricks you won't find in the instruction manual. A lot of the material in th...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 13:06:22 PST
Goldfish Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/Goldfish-Ghost/
Goldfish Ghost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/U8W3/HN82HGSK/F74U8W3HN82HGSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/U8W3/HN82HGSK/F74U8W3HN82HGSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/U8W3/HN82HGSK/F74U8W3HN82HGSK.SMALL.jpg andrewt I knew about this stuff that cured completely clear and thought it'd be cool to experiment with suspending 3D prints.  This project came from another idea about a severed head in a glass jar - apparently like Futurama (thanks, Audrey) - but a bit more ghoulish.  A full-scale 3D printed head is eithe...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:37:53 PDT
3D Print A Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-A-Chess-Set/
3D Print A Chess Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/ALC7/HMVJP03H/FK2ALC7HMVJP03H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/ALC7/HMVJP03H/FK2ALC7HMVJP03H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/ALC7/HMVJP03H/FK2ALC7HMVJP03H.SMALL.jpg LearnByDoing Just imagine you’re playing a Saturday game of chess in the park.  While contemplating the next move, your opponent casually asks where you bought such a unique chess set.  You’ll respond that you made it.  Surprised, your opponent will further question you until…BAM!  The next thing you know you’ll...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 03:08:37 PDT
How to convert medical scan data into a 3D printable model (also, dinosaurs!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-medical-scan-data-into-a-3D-printab/
How to convert medical scan data into a 3D printable model (also, dinosaurs!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/VUPI/HN2CPXXC/FAVVUPIHN2CPXXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/VUPI/HN2CPXXC/FAVVUPIHN2CPXXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/VUPI/HN2CPXXC/FAVVUPIHN2CPXXC.SMALL.jpg gpvillamil In this instructable I'll walk you through how to turn data from CT or MRI scans into a 3D printable model. While I will use a dinosaur skull as an example, you can use any data in DICOM format to do the same thing. Get the software I'll be using a software package called Osirix, which is designe...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 12:18:13 PDT
Ghostapus!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ghostapus/
Ghostapus!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/BEVB/HMMFDP0K/FDQBEVBHMMFDP0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/BEVB/HMMFDP0K/FDQBEVBHMMFDP0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/BEVB/HMMFDP0K/FDQBEVBHMMFDP0K.SMALL.jpg JesseHarringtonAu This horrifying Instructable comes with 8 times the screams!!! I will creep you through the process of stealing files from Thingiverse and taking them into Meshmixer for a quick meshup and then out to your MakerBot!! or other machine.  Getting the models from Thingiverse! Since they are posted th...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 12:06:13 PDT
3D Printed Jack O' Lantern USB Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-O-Lantern-USB-Stick/
3D Printed Jack O' Lantern USB Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SMALL.jpg Htz Here's my idea for a really cool festive 3D printed Jack O' Lantern with an LED light source that can be plugged into any USB and, can be made at home, with any suitable USB and bulb. I used Solidworks 2012 for this project. Starting You start off by making an egg shaped sphere. Give it a colour ...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 06:22:37 PDT