Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - 3d printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:49:42 PST BLOX v1.01 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
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
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
3D Printed Cell Phone Lanyard and Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Cell-Phone-Lanyard-and-Tripod-Mount/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:01:09 PST
Two-Tone Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Tone-Printing/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:34:47 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 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
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
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
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
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
Capturing Full Body Scans in Color http://www.instructables.com/id/Capturing-Full-Body-Scans-in-Color/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 18:41:12 PST
3D Printed Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Speaker/
3D Printed Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SMALL.jpg madaeon This is a 3D printed Speaker that you can print at home. All you need is some enameled copper wire and a magnet!You may have seen 3d printed speaker before, but this one is different since you will be printing all the parts of it, including the membrane itself and it is 0.1mm thick! It is so thin t...
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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
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
Glow-in-the-dark ghost fridge magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-dark-ghost-fridge-magnets/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:37:34 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/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:14:12 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
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
3D Printing Mash-up Sculptures using Maya + uPrint/Mojo Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Mash-up-Sculptures-using-Maya-uPrintMo/
3D Printing Mash-up Sculptures using Maya + uPrint/Mojo Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/V7PF/I08OVZIC/FRLV7PFI08OVZIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/V7PF/I08OVZIC/FRLV7PFI08OVZIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/V7PF/I08OVZIC/FRLV7PFI08OVZIC.SMALL.jpg morehshin This instructable will walk you through a basic step by step instruction for preparing a mash-up sculpture, created in Maya, Freeform (or other Open Source software) and 3D printed using UPrint and/or Mojo printer. This specific model (#buddha + #simpson) is part of a series of combined, sculptural ...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:02:11 PDT
Become Your Own 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Become-Your-Own-3D-Printer/
Become Your Own 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/13KF/HZGTCRW7/FQU13KFHZGTCRW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/13KF/HZGTCRW7/FQU13KFHZGTCRW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/13KF/HZGTCRW7/FQU13KFHZGTCRW7.SMALL.jpg ldevendorf Have you ever wanted to 3D print anywhere and with any material? Now you can, all you have to do is program yourself to read and follow machine instructions and use your own personal fabricators par excellence - your hands! But Laura, you may ask, how do I program myself? I made a laser guide using...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:13:27 PDT
3D Printed Audio Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Audio-Jewelry/
3D Printed Audio Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix These pieces of jewelry look just as they sound. For example, the shape of these earrings is based on the shape of the sound I make when saying the word “earring”. You can also make a necklace by saying the word “necklace”. This project is inspired by Thiago Hersan’s Instructable Spoken Word Chess...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:02:27 PDT
Fiber Composite 3D Printing (The Bug) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Composite-3D-Printing-The-Bug/
Fiber Composite 3D Printing (The Bug) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/G702/HZB3HTD2/F25G702HZB3HTD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/G702/HZB3HTD2/F25G702HZB3HTD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/G702/HZB3HTD2/F25G702HZB3HTD2.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales Think of this machine as a very friendly sculpting spider. For my last semester as an undergrad at IIT, I decided to give my education a twist and create my own research project. Fascinated by natures way to fabricate, I got inspired to create the Bug, a 3D printer-like robot that can create using ...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:28:45 PDT
Recreating 17th century glassware from Delft http://www.instructables.com/id/Recreating-17th-century-glassware-from-Delft/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:18:26 PDT
Shadow Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-Sculpture/
Shadow Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales This is the first one of a short series that I am making. Often I believe we constantly go around our lives looking at the world with the wrong light, maybe just the wrong perspective. I don't mean that we see thing negatively, I just think we often miss the beauty around us. Modeling The first ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:16:53 PDT
3D Printed DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-DC-Motor/
3D Printed DC Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SMALL.jpg pitrack I designed and 3D printed a Brushless Direct Current (BLDC) motor, and used an Arduino to control the motor. All parts of the motor, excluding magnets, solenoid wrapping wire, and hall effect sensors, were printed with a Makerbot Replicator 2. The video shows the completed working motor.This instruc...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:27 PDT
3D Printed Rock Candy http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Rock-Candy/
3D Printed Rock Candy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/7ITC/HY3Z9R8Z/F977ITCHY3Z9R8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/7ITC/HY3Z9R8Z/F977ITCHY3Z9R8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/7ITC/HY3Z9R8Z/F977ITCHY3Z9R8Z.SMALL.jpg Aaron Porterfield Do you have a sweet tooth? Like Breaking Bad? If you have free time and enjoy watching things grow, you might like growing sugar crystals.I thought it would be interesting to see if / how sugar crystals would grow on a 3D printed surface, and if I could manipulate how they grow based on the structur...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:21:23 PDT
3D Scanners : Cosmonaut Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Scanners-Cosmonaut-Glove/
3D Scanners : Cosmonaut Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/MA5M/HY21VW0L/FDTMA5MHY21VW0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/MA5M/HY21VW0L/FDTMA5MHY21VW0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/MA5M/HY21VW0L/FDTMA5MHY21VW0L.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft OverviewThis Instructable will detail how to use the Artec Eva and Spider 3D scanners. The scanners are capable of generating high quality 3D Scans and models. They work by projecting a pattern onto an object , while capturing the data in real-time through photos. Next, you use Artec Studios to run ...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:51:49 PDT
Tools for 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-for-printing-using-a-Printrbot-3D-Printer/
Tools for 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/2KHT/HY086DGS/F232KHTHY086DGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/2KHT/HY086DGS/F232KHTHY086DGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/2KHT/HY086DGS/F232KHTHY086DGS.SMALL.jpg kevinandersen So you bought yourself a 3D Printer, maybe a PrintrBot Simple Metal like I did, and you want to get started taking over the world with your mad printing skills. Before you do, however, I've made a list of tools that I think can make your daily life with a 3D-printer a lot easier... Masking tape B...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:25:12 PDT
Thermoforming 3D Printed PLA for Use in Prostethics http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoforming-3D-Printed-PLA-for-Use-in-Prostethic/
Thermoforming 3D Printed PLA for Use in Prostethics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JN33/HXZO516I/F27JN33HXZO516I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JN33/HXZO516I/F27JN33HXZO516I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JN33/HXZO516I/F27JN33HXZO516I.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian One of the biggest challenges in low-cost 3D printed prosthetic devices is achieving the proper fit. If the loads on the device are not properly distributed across the skin and underlying tissue, it can lead to irritation, bruising, or rashes. In the case of the body-driven prosthetic devices that...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:10:54 PDT
3D Printed TINY Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-TINY-Planters/
3D Printed TINY Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/HLDZ/HXEZ73HW/FH8HLDZHXEZ73HW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/HLDZ/HXEZ73HW/FH8HLDZHXEZ73HW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/HLDZ/HXEZ73HW/FH8HLDZHXEZ73HW.SMALL.jpg deenakhattab Inspired by the interesting planters that populate Autodesk's Pier 9 office, I sought to create my own version of the office planter on a micro scale. My goal was to allow plants to flourish in the most unlikely of places — tiny crevices between desks.(You can read my original blogpost about this pr...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 17:00:51 PDT
3D Printed Blooming Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Blooming-Flowers/
3D Printed Blooming Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/6LWL/HX1WDCK4/FRT6LWLHX1WDCK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/6LWL/HX1WDCK4/FRT6LWLHX1WDCK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/6LWL/HX1WDCK4/FRT6LWLHX1WDCK4.SMALL.jpg MikaelaHolmes These creepily beautiful pod blossoms grew out of my desire to create a flower that would open and close with mechanical actuation. I was playing with a tentacle shape that two fellow Pier 9 Artists in Residence (Andreas Bastian and Anouk Wipprecht) had been experimenting with. I created many diff...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:24:45 PDT
iPhone pinhole camera http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-pinhole-camera/
iPhone pinhole camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SMALL.jpg deenakhattab One day I was browsing through 123D and Thingiverse when I noticed that no one had ever made a pinhole camera for the iPhone. Here we are in a world where 3D printing is a thing that exists and people are still taping tiny-holed cardboard squares over their iPhone cameras to achieve that coveted gra...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:15:28 PDT
Decimated 3D Printed Chess Set printed on Series 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Custom-3D-Printed-and-Lasercut-Chess-Set/
Decimated 3D Printed Chess Set printed on Series 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Why buy a chess set when you can just make one! It's easy and free to download or model your own and 3D print it at home. In this instructable we will go over where to find or how to make base geometry using Autodesk 360 Fusion or the Autodesk 123 Gallery. Then how to clean and prep the meshed fo...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:30:32 PDT
The Microwave: A Color 3D Scanner for Small Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Microwave-A-Color-3D-Scanner-for-Small-Objects/
The Microwave: A Color 3D Scanner for Small Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SMALL.jpg sfrayne Have you ever wanted to 3D scan a stuffed animal, or a little ceramic dinosaur, or perhaps an owl whistle? You know, to contribute to the volumetric digital repository of civilization. Well, I have good news for you - all you need is a lightbox, a cheap turntable display, a big sheet of white pape...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 02:34:08 PDT
Water-Powered Octocopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Octocopter/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:12:57 PDT
THE RECORDER ASSISTANCE TOOL http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-FLUTE-ASSISTANCE-TOOL/
THE RECORDER ASSISTANCE TOOL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/SB2W/HW1LTHHJ/FP2SB2WHW1LTHHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/SB2W/HW1LTHHJ/FP2SB2WHW1LTHHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/SB2W/HW1LTHHJ/FP2SB2WHW1LTHHJ.SMALL.jpg goldenstereo In 2007 Jan lost his left index finger in a saw accident, but this did not stop him continuing his hobby as a musician. On the contrary, Jan learned to play the recorder again with modified grip and balance in his dominant hand. Besides that, he started actively searching for possible tools to help...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 02:56:20 PDT
3D Printed Mini Jambox Bike Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Mini-Jambox-Bike-Mount/
3D Printed Mini Jambox Bike Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/STFP/HVTWDOZN/FM3STFPHVTWDOZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/STFP/HVTWDOZN/FM3STFPHVTWDOZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/STFP/HVTWDOZN/FM3STFPHVTWDOZN.SMALL.jpg SillyHuman I picked up a Mini Jambox for some super portable music to carry around my apartment, but that only lasted so long. Soon I wanted to take it with me on long bike rides. That's right, it was getting serious and I was ready to make a more devoted connection. So I designed a bracket, printed it up at S...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 08:32:37 PDT
3D Print Finishing Technique for Improved Surface Quality http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Finishing-Technique-for-Improved-Surface-/
3D Print Finishing Technique for Improved Surface Quality - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/FAJI/HVO9TCGB/FMUFAJIHVO9TCGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/FAJI/HVO9TCGB/FMUFAJIHVO9TCGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/FAJI/HVO9TCGB/FMUFAJIHVO9TCGB.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)/ Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) technology is often described as "low-quality" largely because of the visibility of individual layers. Optically, this high degree of visibility is a result of the smooth, reflective surfaces of the extrusions. Light reflected off of ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 22:34:55 PDT
Readymake: Duchamp Chess Pieces (3D Recreations from Photographs) http://www.instructables.com/id/Readymake-Duchamp-Chess-Pieces-3D-Recreations-from/
Readymake: Duchamp Chess Pieces (3D Recreations from Photographs) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/XDSO/HVGXSHCF/FKIXDSOHVGXSHCF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/XDSO/HVGXSHCF/FKIXDSOHVGXSHCF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/XDSO/HVGXSHCF/FKIXDSOHVGXSHCF.SMALL.jpg scottkildall "Readymake: Duchamp Chess Pieces" recreates Marcel Duchamp’s hand-carved wooden chess set.Scott Kildall (me) and Bryan Cera created this project and call this process a Readymake — a play on Duchamp’s Readymade — one that recreates objects that exist only in documentation and transforms them into 3D...
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Thu, 22 May 2014 12:54:33 PDT
How to design 3d printed glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-design-3d-printed-glasses/
How to design 3d printed glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/CS7Z/I04MIRGT/F3RCS7ZI04MIRGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/CS7Z/I04MIRGT/F3RCS7ZI04MIRGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/CS7Z/I04MIRGT/F3RCS7ZI04MIRGT.SMALL.jpg Aaron Porterfield This is how I designed 3d printed frames around lenses that can be made by any optometrist!I replaced broken my broken glasses by 3d scanning my lens using my phone's camera and Autodesk's 123D Catch. You can see the instructable here: http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-scanning-a-gla... , but you ...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 09:50:34 PDT