Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - 3d printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 May 2015 01:50:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 App and timer controlled automatic blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/App-and-timer-controlled-automatic-blinds/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 06:31:41 PDT
Upgrade your Mint Plus-iRobot Braava robot mop using 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-your-Mint-Plus-iRobot-Braava-robot-mop-usi/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 06:05:39 PDT
Face Vase: A 3D Learning Activity (Made at TechShop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-Vase-A-3D-Learning-Activity-Made-at-TechShop/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 15:05:52 PDT
3D Printer Filament Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Filament-Holder/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 08:43:27 PDT
How to 3D Print a Photo: Lithophanes 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-Print-a-Photo-Lithophanes-101/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 09:14:29 PDT
3D Printed fishing weights http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-fishing-weights/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 03:55:34 PDT
3D Printed I-Beam Display Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-I-Beam-Display-Shelf/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 18:56:27 PDT
3D PRINTED MAGNETIC BOTTLE OPENER of AWESOMENESS http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-PRINTED-MAGNETIC-BOTTLE-OPENER-of-AWESOMENESS/
3D PRINTED MAGNETIC BOTTLE OPENER of AWESOMENESS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/UY9T/I9L6KS4L/F4YUY9TI9L6KS4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/UY9T/I9L6KS4L/F4YUY9TI9L6KS4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/UY9T/I9L6KS4L/F4YUY9TI9L6KS4L.SMALL.jpg abutai I am very happy to share with you my first ever Instructable: An ultra-simple 3d printing project I call:“The 3d Printed, Wall Mounted, Cap Catching, Magnetic Bottle Opener Of AWESOMENESS!!!”I’ve seen this concept done with wooden and metallic bases– some DIY projects are available online and many v...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 12:44:49 PDT
Discovery Education http://www.instructables.com/id/Discover-Education/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 10:58:03 PDT
Tact: Low-cost, Advanced Prosthetic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Tact-Low-cost-Advanced-Prosthetic-Hand/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 11:34:06 PDT
3D Printing Glue http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Glue-Pot/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 17:02:08 PDT
3D Printing Whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Whistle/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 01:25:51 PDT
3D Printed Wind Turbine uses Bamboo http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Wind-Turbine-uses-Bamboo/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 09:51:15 PDT
3D Printed Sunglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Sunglasses/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 17:06:47 PDT
MakerBot Replicator 2 Fast Clean Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/MakerBot-Replicator-2-Fast-Clean-Guide/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 09:25:19 PDT
Transforming Tree 3D Printed Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-Tree-3D-Printed-Toy/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 09:20:53 PDT
3D Printed - Mother's Day Gift Card Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Mothers-Day-Gift-Card-Holder/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 16:41:16 PDT
Ultrasonic Misting 3D Print Vapor Polisher http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Misting-3D-Printing-Vapor-Polisher/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 08:55:01 PDT
3D Printed Ping-Pong Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ping-Pong-Ball/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 09:50:45 PDT
Make 3D printable Voronoi Patterns with Autodesk® Meshmixer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Voronoi-Pattern-with-Autodesk-Meshmixer/
Make 3D printable Voronoi Patterns with Autodesk® Meshmixer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/WGC4/I941BC0C/FOVWGC4I941BC0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/WGC4/I941BC0C/FOVWGC4I941BC0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/WGC4/I941BC0C/FOVWGC4I941BC0C.SMALL.jpg marshallpeck Voronoi patterns make interesting, organic looking models. Add a Voronoi pattern to any .STL or 3D model that will import into Autodesk Meshmixer by reducing polygons and applying the [Dual Edges] pattern. Read more about Voronoi diagrams on Wikipedia. Download Meshmixer for free here.*View All Step...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 06:33:04 PDT
Pneumatic Actuators - 3D Printed, Air-powered Pushers http://www.instructables.com/id/Pneumatic-Actuators-3D-Printed-Air-powered-Pushers/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:34:13 PDT
Elegant Track Lighting System http://www.instructables.com/id/Elegant-Track-Lighting-System/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:58:49 PDT
G-code http://www.instructables.com/id/G-code/
G-code - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/4AEK/I8PQXAJF/FWD4AEKI8PQXAJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/4AEK/I8PQXAJF/FWD4AEKI8PQXAJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/4AEK/I8PQXAJF/FWD4AEKI8PQXAJF.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Objective: The g-code is the easiest and most accurate way to predict how your part will print. Learn how to make gcodes, inspect them, and make them be one of your best 3D Printing Friends.To learn how to master 3D Printing see more posts at:http://3dprintingninja.blogspot.comPlease leave your comm...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:07:23 PDT
Non-manifolds: Your Worst 3D Printing Nightmare http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-manifolds-Your-Worst-3D-Printing-Nightmare/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:30:13 PDT
3Doodler 2.0 Intro http://www.instructables.com/id/3Doodler-20-Intro/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:47:57 PDT
Bento Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Bento-Ball/
Bento Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/DCNA/I81UZTM4/FPNDCNAI81UZTM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/DCNA/I81UZTM4/FPNDCNAI81UZTM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/DCNA/I81UZTM4/FPNDCNAI81UZTM4.SMALL.jpg rwinscot Bento (弁当 bentō) is a single-portion takeout or home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine. Sometimes served in a box, with a fox, or kangaroo.Containers range from mass produced (disposable) to hand crafted lacquerware. Somewhere in the middle there are 3D printed ones to be had.What goes inside.....
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 22:44:49 PDT
How to 3d Print and Finish BIG STUFF...with a little printer. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-what-big-tentacles-you-have/
How to 3d Print and Finish BIG STUFF...with a little printer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SMALL.jpg bryanbrutherford Some of you may have seen a few of my previous instructables and know that i have a history with 3d printing.Recently i was in a local electronics store and saw an XYZ davinci 1.0 on sale for $399. This machine basically had the same specs as the first stratasys machine i ever used nearly 15 years a...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:13:27 PDT
3D Printing Models of Landscapes (Topology, Mountains, etc.) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Models-of-Landscapes-Topology-Mountain/
3D Printing Models of Landscapes (Topology, Mountains, etc.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LHVZ/I8PQX863/FO5LHVZI8PQX863.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LHVZ/I8PQX863/FO5LHVZI8PQX863.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LHVZ/I8PQX863/FO5LHVZI8PQX863.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Objective: 3D Print any geographic location. The lazy methods are found near the bottom of this post.To learn how to master 3D Printing see more posts at:http://3dprintingninja.blogspot.comPlease leave your comments.and as always thanks for visiting, The 3D Printing Ninja 3DNinjaneer@gmail.com Ob...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:50:14 PDT
How to make a 3D model from an image http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-3D-model-from-an-image/
How to make a 3D model from an image - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/ZMET/I8PQWHCM/FRTZMETI8PQWHCM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/ZMET/I8PQWHCM/FRTZMETI8PQWHCM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/ZMET/I8PQWHCM/FRTZMETI8PQWHCM.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Objective: Create a model from an image. This is also how you can easily create a cookie cutter, cake topper,etc. Skip to the last step to see the easiest way to create a cookie cutter.To learn how to master 3D Printing see more posts at:http://3dprintingninja.blogspot.comPlease leave your comments....
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:40:51 PDT
3D Design and make your own construction set http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Design-and-make-your-own-construction-set/
3D Design and make your own construction set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/0XR0/I8PQWQ4H/FO80XR0I8PQWQ4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/0XR0/I8PQWQ4H/FO80XR0I8PQWQ4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/0XR0/I8PQWQ4H/FO80XR0I8PQWQ4H.SMALL.jpg Paulbacca This instructable will show you how to design and make your own construction set using freely available opensource software like Google Sketchup or Tinkercad to design your 3D models. This project is ideal for children who want to make and learn about 3D design/printing as well as Making Stuff. This...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:40:16 PDT
Custom Fitted 3D Print Glasses: ✓ Vote http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Fitted-3D-Print-Glasses-Vote/
Custom Fitted 3D Print Glasses: ✓ Vote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/T8A1/I8EBD7WU/FCCT8A1I8EBD7WU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/T8A1/I8EBD7WU/FCCT8A1I8EBD7WU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/T8A1/I8EBD7WU/FCCT8A1I8EBD7WU.SMALL.jpg leondo This is Instructable will explain how to make fitted 3d printed eyeglasses. I’ve always had trouble finding glasses that fit, so I decided to make them myself. If you want to make something you can wear everyday, please follow along.Note:I’m not a 3D printing expert (I’m a student in the healthcare ...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 12:55:48 PDT
TestrBot: The $300 Universal Test Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/TestrBot-The-300-Universal-Test-Machine/
TestrBot: The $300 Universal Test Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/7D2C/I8EBI735/FKB7D2CI8EBI735.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/7D2C/I8EBI735/FKB7D2CI8EBI735.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/7D2C/I8EBI735/FKB7D2CI8EBI735.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike *What is TestrBot? (See Video in Final Step) TestrBot is a $300 Universal Test Machine (UTM) and can be used to perform any type of static or dynamic testing in tension or compression up to 200 lbs. It was designed to allow me to run an array of physical tests on 3D printed specimens. 3D printing is...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 23:23:42 PDT
#3DBenchy - The tool to calibrate and test your 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/3DBenchy-The-tool-to-calibrate-and-test-your-3D-pr/
#3DBenchy - The tool to calibrate and test your 3D printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9R0W/I8EBBX2N/FWY9R0WI8EBBX2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9R0W/I8EBBX2N/FWY9R0WI8EBBX2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9R0W/I8EBBX2N/FWY9R0WI8EBBX2N.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools #3DBenchy is a 3D model specifically designed for testing and benchmarking 3D printers. It is a small recognizable object that you can download for free, make and share.By 3D-printing this STL file you will be able to benchmark your 3D printer and materials and compare the result to other users' pri...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 08:03:43 PDT
Edge 3D Printer V.2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-Printer-V20/
Edge 3D Printer V.2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/2A7B/I8CVXSKC/FWM2A7BI8CVXSKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/2A7B/I8CVXSKC/FWM2A7BI8CVXSKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/2A7B/I8CVXSKC/FWM2A7BI8CVXSKC.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hello, In this instructable I will show you how to make a very low cost, lightweight 3D printer. This 3D printer is about the same size of the printrbot simple, but has a bigger print bed at 6x 5.5x 4 Inches, weighs less than the printrbot simple at about 5.1 pounds, the printrbot simple weighs arou...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 22:18:17 PDT
3D Printable Trumpet http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Trumpet/
3D Printable Trumpet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/L688/I8BGG4DZ/FG9L688I8BGG4DZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/L688/I8BGG4DZ/FG9L688I8BGG4DZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/L688/I8BGG4DZ/FG9L688I8BGG4DZ.SMALL.jpg hobbyman This is a project which has been online for nearly a year now and continued like an open source project since its start on 22nd of april 2014 with some people designing and sharing the files, many others viewing and checking them and some others from different countries all around the world, actuall...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 12:18:58 PDT
San Diego Model Railroad Museum Centennial Railway Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/San-Diego-Model-Railroad-Museum-Centennial-Railway/
San Diego Model Railroad Museum Centennial Railway Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/5XD1/I88LNE5T/FHZ5XD1I88LNE5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/5XD1/I88LNE5T/FHZ5XD1I88LNE5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/5XD1/I88LNE5T/FHZ5XD1I88LNE5T.SMALL.jpg Claydiz In this Instructable I will explain how I modeled the buttress for the California Tower which is home to the Museum of Man. That being said I will also include a lot of images that demonstrate how I used this method for modeling this entire project. This method can be adapted to any CAD that allows ...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 23:15:49 PDT
3D Print Minecraft http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Minecraft/
3D Print Minecraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/1Z6T/I8764NET/FAZ1Z6TI8764NET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/1Z6T/I8764NET/FAZ1Z6TI8764NET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/1Z6T/I8764NET/FAZ1Z6TI8764NET.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Making your imagination in game to real life!Make printable files from your in game builds.Follow these few steps to enter the amazing life of 3D print.Check the video for more comprehensive tutorial.Mobile users can found the video from HERE! Make the build you want to print. Simple as that. Jus...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 10:57:41 PDT
SMD Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/SMD-Holder/
SMD Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/CLS6/I834V1WG/FVKCLS6I834V1WG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/CLS6/I834V1WG/FVKCLS6I834V1WG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/CLS6/I834V1WG/FVKCLS6I834V1WG.SMALL.jpg Onyx Ibex SMD electronics can be difficult to keep organized and manageable when you have small quantities of many different parts. This project is aimed to fix this by making a low cost tray and mount for any number and combination of SMD reels. You don't need full reels or a particular size for the parts ei...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 15:48:56 PDT
Creating 3D printed, wind-up, no assembly required gadgets http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-3D-printed-wind-up-no-assembly-required-g/
Creating 3D printed, wind-up, no assembly required gadgets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/O4GX/I81GHL4S/F19O4GXI81GHL4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/O4GX/I81GHL4S/F19O4GXI81GHL4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/O4GX/I81GHL4S/F19O4GXI81GHL4S.SMALL.jpg MrSirLRD I've recently been working on, no assembly required 3d printed wind-up cars and have been using Shapeways strong and flexible plastic (SLS printer) to print them (i don't have a 3d printer).In this Instructable I will go through how to design your own 3d printed wind-up gadget as well as giving you ...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 23:28:24 PDT
Poor Man´s " 3D Printing " Alternatives Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-3D-Printing-Alternatives-Guide/
Poor Man´s " 3D Printing " Alternatives Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/7RCY/I8011BU9/FP97RCYI8011BU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/7RCY/I8011BU9/FP97RCYI8011BU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/7RCY/I8011BU9/FP97RCYI8011BU9.SMALL.jpg MAYER MAKES Hi it´s that Guy from MAYER MAKES3D Printing is one of the greatest achievements for Makers in recent times, but there are some issues with it.Not everybody (myself included) can afford a 3D printer. The price tags come down every year but it´s still a very big investment. Building a 3d Printer from...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 02:55:02 PDT
desk partition panel http://www.instructables.com/id/desk-partition-panel/
desk partition panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/0NB4/I7KB9GN4/FZ60NB4I7KB9GN4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/0NB4/I7KB9GN4/FZ60NB4I7KB9GN4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/0NB4/I7KB9GN4/FZ60NB4I7KB9GN4.SMALL.jpg mobilow We moved the office and now sitting in front of each others LCD screen, so we needed a solution to make the desk a bit nicer. Nothing on the market found so I had to do it by my own using the 3D printer and some other tools. Print the parts after designing the parts in 123D Design, 6 sets were ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:50:21 PDT
3D Pixel Collider (3D Print) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Pixel-Collider-3D-Print/
3D Pixel Collider (3D Print) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/3EIO/I9IBRMDD/F143EIOI9IBRMDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/3EIO/I9IBRMDD/F143EIOI9IBRMDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/3EIO/I9IBRMDD/F143EIOI9IBRMDD.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales The idea of perceiving things in ways that they are not has always fascinated me. This project was inspired by thinking about how we could visualize this distorted reality.How to create something that is something else? Simplified theory Images are composed by pixels in two dimensions, by adjusti...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 19:59:11 PDT
Window clouding in the Ember printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-clouding-in-the-Ember-printer/
Window clouding in the Ember printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/4KK7/I6WDOK78/FZS4KK7I6WDOK78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/4KK7/I6WDOK78/FZS4KK7I6WDOK78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/4KK7/I6WDOK78/FZS4KK7I6WDOK78.SMALL.jpg bad-zima One of the major pain points to using both SLA and DLP printers is that the optical transmission of the PDMS windows change over time. This "clouding" or "fogging" is very clear to the naked eye, as the two photos of a used windows beside a new one show. There are two causes for the clouding. First,...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:14:29 PST
Ember Printer Swatchbook: Textures and Finishing for SLA DLP Printers http://www.instructables.com/id/Ember-Printer-Swatchbook-Textures-and-Finishing/
Ember Printer Swatchbook: Textures and Finishing for SLA DLP Printers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Y0O6/I6NIFA8E/FEAY0O6I6NIFA8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Y0O6/I6NIFA8E/FEAY0O6I6NIFA8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Y0O6/I6NIFA8E/FEAY0O6I6NIFA8E.SMALL.jpg MaddyMaxey Understanding what's possible is a crucial component of creation. When exploring uncharted territory, occasionally it helps to have glimpses of what you may discover along the way. With this in mind, I had the pleasure of working on a swatchbook of possible textures, finishes and materials that can ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:33:01 PST
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
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
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