Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:33:39 PST BLOX v1.01 3D Printed Head Light Motor Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Head-Light-Motor-Gear/
3D Printed Head Light Motor Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/YJ3D/I2Q1IDEF/F42YJ3DI2Q1IDEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/YJ3D/I2Q1IDEF/F42YJ3DI2Q1IDEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/YJ3D/I2Q1IDEF/F42YJ3DI2Q1IDEF.SMALL.jpg RocketScientist I've had a 2000 Firebird since I was 16 and I've been driving it daily. I'm very nostalgic for the car, and though it's showing a lot of wear I try my best to keep it in shape. But after almost 15 years the teeth of the headlight motor gear sheared off and the passenger light made a 'jackhammer' sou...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 13:15:17 PST
Decorative Ornament Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Ornament-Cage/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 21:24:06 PST
Patriotic Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Patriotic-Ornament/
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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/
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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/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:16:13 PDT
Make a 3D Printed Mask from Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-Printed-Mask-from-Photos/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:58:51 PDT
3D Printed Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Speaker/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:37:19 PDT
Sugru Overmolding Using 3D Printed Molds http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Overmolding-Using-3D-Printed-Molds/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:10:27 PDT
Make more of Modio with Meshmixer and 123D http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-more-of-Modio-with-Meshmixer-and-123D/
Make more of Modio with Meshmixer and 123D - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/6AW0/I1TR3SX7/F136AW0I1TR3SX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/6AW0/I1TR3SX7/F136AW0I1TR3SX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/6AW0/I1TR3SX7/F136AW0I1TR3SX7.SMALL.jpg gpvillamil Modio is a great mobile app that lets you design articulated creatures and make them on a 3D printer. It's a lot of fun to use on iOS and Android, and pretty much guarantees excellent results.However, what if you want to make an extra-special creature, going beyond the parts in the app? Say you want...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:56:51 PDT
Creating A 3D Print from start to file using Zbrush for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-A-3D-Print-from-start-to-file-using-Zbrus/
Creating A 3D Print from start to file using Zbrush for Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RVW9/I1U2NN8W/F8VRVW9I1U2NN8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RVW9/I1U2NN8W/F8VRVW9I1U2NN8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RVW9/I1U2NN8W/F8VRVW9I1U2NN8W.SMALL.jpg tel.saunders You will need:A computer Zbrush 4R4 or equivalent Z plugin 3D Printer Exporter (free from Pixologic’s web page)Time taken: 2-3 hoursOk, this is my first instructable and I hope that you find it helpful. The aim is to show you guys how to create a digital sculpt from scratch using Zbrush 4R4 and then...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:05:23 PDT
GNK-USB Power Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/GNK-USB-Power-Droid/
GNK-USB Power Droid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/T7JG/I1TQIVMI/FFBT7JGI1TQIVMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/T7JG/I1TQIVMI/FFBT7JGI1TQIVMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/T7JG/I1TQIVMI/FFBT7JGI1TQIVMI.SMALL.jpg dace.campbell Earlier in the year, I asked "the Internet" for a USB charger in the form of a "GNK Power Droid" from Star Wars. For those who may not know, GNK (pronounced "gonk") droids are secondary characters spotted in background scenes throughout the Star Wars universe, walking around as mobile power generat...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:36:50 PDT
Cart Cup Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Cart-Cup-Clip/
Cart Cup Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/W8NJ/I1TNAIXT/FQ2W8NJI1TNAIXT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/W8NJ/I1TNAIXT/FQ2W8NJI1TNAIXT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/W8NJ/I1TNAIXT/FQ2W8NJI1TNAIXT.SMALL.jpg howellrl Have you ever tried to hold your drink in one hand and push a shopping cart with the other? Have you set a drink down in your cart and had it spill all over? The Cart Cup Clip can help. Just simply clip it anywhere on a shopping cart and you no longer have to worry! With its durable design formed on...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:31:10 PDT
Fixing the stuff around you with a 3D-printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-the-stuff-around-you-with-a-3D-printer/
Fixing the stuff around you with a 3D-printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/B23T/I1Q9BAJW/FF0B23TI1Q9BAJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/B23T/I1Q9BAJW/FF0B23TI1Q9BAJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/B23T/I1Q9BAJW/FF0B23TI1Q9BAJW.SMALL.jpg siemenc Oh, the frustration when dropping a device, breaking it into pieces. Or losing parts from an item which besides that works perfectly fine. You already checked out the websites for spare parts but the thing you're looking for is not available (anymore), or is nowhere to be found. Then you might consi...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:12:01 PDT
Glow-in-the-dark ghost fridge magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-dark-ghost-fridge-magnets/
Glow-in-the-dark ghost fridge magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/Z98B/I1P351VI/F0VZ98BI1P351VI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/Z98B/I1P351VI/F0VZ98BI1P351VI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/Z98B/I1P351VI/F0VZ98BI1P351VI.SMALL.jpg 3dprintingforbeginners Our instructable has been accepted to the Halloween Decor contest. If you like our work, we would be most grateful if you would vote for us (http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloween2014decor/).Just in time for Halloween, we wanted to show you how to make scary, but very cool, glow-in-the-dark ...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:37:34 PDT
3D Printed Princess Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Princess-Tower/
3D Printed Princess Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/2U3F/I1OTX7E0/FV32U3FI1OTX7E0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/2U3F/I1OTX7E0/FV32U3FI1OTX7E0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/2U3F/I1OTX7E0/FV32U3FI1OTX7E0.SMALL.jpg spencer.matthew.brady Don't you love it when science and fantasy meet? Learn how to get your own scale model of a favorite princess's tower (provided you have access to a 3D printer) Model the tower. This tower was modeled in Blender, which is a free open source modeling software, great for things that have a more o...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:17:16 PDT
Make a 3D printed Jack O' Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-printed-Jack-O-Lantern/
Make a 3D printed Jack O' Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/TXOI/I1NUJS5K/F1XTXOII1NUJS5K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/TXOI/I1NUJS5K/F1XTXOII1NUJS5K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/TXOI/I1NUJS5K/F1XTXOII1NUJS5K.SMALL.jpg crashbot With Halloween just around the corner I wanted to make an Instructable on modeling a 3D printable Jack O' Lantern in the 3D modeling/animation program Blender. Blender is open source and available free at http://www.blender.org.I've printed quite a few of these recently and they're a big hit, but ...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:47:57 PDT
3D Printing with metals at home! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-with-metals-at-home/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:19:54 PDT
Building a 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-3D-printer/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:11:31 PDT
3D printed phone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-phone-holder-1/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:11:50 PDT
How to Dye Your Nylon 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dye-Your-Nylon-3D-Prints/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:25:44 PDT
3D-Printed Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Speakers/
3D-Printed Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Upgrade your desk with these modular 3D-printed speakers! While the rest of the office jams with their plain black and silver sound cubes, you'll be listening in style from your very own custom set. With only a handful of simple parts, you'll be able assemble or tear down these speakers in minute...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:14:12 PDT
3d design & print iphone 6 case http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-design-print-iphone-6-case/
3d design & print iphone 6 case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/3G9W/I16985RZ/FZ93G9WI16985RZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/3G9W/I16985RZ/FZ93G9WI16985RZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/3G9W/I16985RZ/FZ93G9WI16985RZ.SMALL.jpg mogary Instructable for the design and fabrication of a phone case for the iphone 6.This was undertaken as a case was ordered but its taking way to long, the resulting case is quite comfortable and was a good quick project. Hope you enjoy it and feel free to download the free stl file from the link at the ...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:45:18 PDT
3D Printed Monster from 2D Drawing in 123D Design http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Monster-from-2D-Drawing-in-123D-Design/
3D Printed Monster from 2D Drawing in 123D Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/AH17/I12KGYG7/F39AH17I12KGYG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/AH17/I12KGYG7/F39AH17I12KGYG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/AH17/I12KGYG7/F39AH17I12KGYG7.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead 3D printing is super fun. So is drawing. Want to translate a sketch into an articulated creature? Keep reading to find out how! Software and Materials For this Instructable, I'll be using Autodesk's (free) 123D Design for the 3d modeling, though you can use the software of your choice. For con...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 01:03:47 PDT
3D Printed Quadcopter with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Quadcopter-with-Arduino/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 05:50:08 PDT
Bulbasaur Succulent Planter w/ free file http://www.instructables.com/id/Bulbasaur-Succulent-Planter/
Bulbasaur Succulent Planter w/ free file - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/JDV6/I1018YPU/FS1JDV6I1018YPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/JDV6/I1018YPU/FS1JDV6I1018YPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/JDV6/I1018YPU/FS1JDV6I1018YPU.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 As you might have noticed by my previous posts i'm not a fan of lawyers.. specially those of big companies who attack makers.I encounter the sad world of cease and desist letters and corporate world when i did my 3d Printed Iron Throne.http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Iron-Throne-Do... I made tha...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 20:12:41 PDT
Modular 3D Printed Mold Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-3D-Printed-Mold-Making/
Modular 3D Printed Mold Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/8F9S/I0TV9P0T/F0A8F9SI0TV9P0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/8F9S/I0TV9P0T/F0A8F9SI0TV9P0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/8F9S/I0TV9P0T/F0A8F9SI0TV9P0T.SMALL.jpg wackymacster I'm currently participating in the inaugural run of the Digital Fabrication Residency, which is a really cool virtual residency. This instructable covers a workflow from 3D printing to mold making to create an interlocking modular sculpture. It was my first time designing a form to be 3D printed.Her...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 10:49:28 PDT
Honey Bee Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Honey-Bee-Box/
Honey Bee Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/LKSB/I0UTPCBM/FCOLKSBI0UTPCBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/LKSB/I0UTPCBM/FCOLKSBI0UTPCBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/LKSB/I0UTPCBM/FCOLKSBI0UTPCBM.SMALL.jpg dmedleson This is a honey bee box I made for a friend. It has interlocking joints that were created using a Rhino/Grasshopper script. I decided to spice it up a little bit and give the box some personality. The goal was to laser etch/cut the exterior of the box, and then build the interior honey frames by han...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 10:35:07 PDT
Mechanical Art Bots: Four-Bar Linkage Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Art-Bots-Four-Bar-Linkage-Mechanism/
Mechanical Art Bots: Four-Bar Linkage Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/7G0E/I0PYTNGA/F6G7G0EI0PYTNGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/7G0E/I0PYTNGA/F6G7G0EI0PYTNGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/7G0E/I0PYTNGA/F6G7G0EI0PYTNGA.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead Artbots are famously fun to build and watch draw. One of the most common ways of powering them is using a simple circuit with a battery and a DC motor with an offset weight to create vibration. The center of balance from the motor makes a simple circle, and it makes for a lot of (relatively) circu...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:21:44 PDT
The 10 inch Iron Throne phone Dock aka Forbidden throne Revenge http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-inch-Iron-Throne-phone-Dock-aka-Forbidden-t/
The 10 inch Iron Throne phone Dock aka Forbidden throne Revenge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/KLCO/I0R11UAV/FJFKLCOI0R11UAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/KLCO/I0R11UAV/FJFKLCOI0R11UAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/KLCO/I0R11UAV/FJFKLCOI0R11UAV.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 About Two Years ago I did my 1st Throne Prototype in this very website.http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Iron-Throne-Do... I was hoping to win a 3D printer or a laser cutter. I worked my butt off to get it done and enter it into the contest but unfortunately i did not win. My 1st prototype was tha...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:12:31 PDT
Volatile Mutation http://www.instructables.com/id/Volatile-Mutation/
Volatile Mutation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/IR9A/I0LDR7TE/F7VIR9AI0LDR7TE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/IR9A/I0LDR7TE/F7VIR9AI0LDR7TE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/IR9A/I0LDR7TE/F7VIR9AI0LDR7TE.SMALL.jpg dustintisdale Volatile Mutation is a design and fabrication collaboration between Tim Henshaw-Plath, Alan Cation and Dustin Tisdale. This project operates at the intersection of computational design and physical prototyping, combining multiple forms of manual and digital fabrications, ranging from 3D printing, t...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:41:59 PDT
Minibuilders - How to 3d print big structures with small robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Minibuilders-How-to-3d-print-big-structures-with-s/
Minibuilders - How to 3d print big structures with small robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/QPCP/I0LDTO65/F4GQPCPI0LDTO65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/QPCP/I0LDTO65/F4GQPCPI0LDTO65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/QPCP/I0LDTO65/F4GQPCPI0LDTO65.SMALL.jpg Minibuilders There has always been a close relationship between architecture and technology. However, recently architecture has stagnated and the construction industry has been slow to adopt technologies that are already well established in other fields. Whilst we design digitally we still construct manually. Ro...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 07:52:19 PDT