Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - 3d printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 3 Sep 2015 18:58:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 MakerBot Replicator build platform magnetic height gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/MakerBot-Replicator-build-platform-magnetic-height/
MakerBot Replicator build platform magnetic height gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/YGZO/IE17ZLHZ/FO5YGZOIE17ZLHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/YGZO/IE17ZLHZ/FO5YGZOIE17ZLHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/YGZO/IE17ZLHZ/FO5YGZOIE17ZLHZ.SMALL.jpg cvbrg I was getting pretty sick and tired of using the paper method to set the height of my Replicator's build plate so I looked around for another solution. Using a height gauge looked like a good idea, so here is my version. Parts list 1) Height gauge:I used a digital one since I already had one lyin...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 18:01:10 PDT
3D Printed Electric Skateboard with 1500W of power! http://www.instructables.com/id/1500W-3d-printed-electric-skateboard/
3D Printed Electric Skateboard with 1500W of power! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/1E23/IE2FZ38K/FPD1E23IE2FZ38K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/1E23/IE2FZ38K/FPD1E23IE2FZ38K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/1E23/IE2FZ38K/FPD1E23IE2FZ38K.SMALL.jpg Saral Tayal I saw these videos on the internet with people riding electric skateboard and going really fast. Well, I wanted to do the same thing, but those boards were 1500 USD, too expensive for me. My diy version only cost me 150$ that is 10% of the cost of the commercial ones! Granted mine is not perfect, it...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 06:54:43 PDT
Wedding Cake Toppers, Seat Saver Name Plates, & Photo Booth Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Cake-Toppers-Seat-Saver-Name-Plates-Photo-/
Wedding Cake Toppers, Seat Saver Name Plates, & Photo Booth Fun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Objective: Create a 3D model from an image. This is also how you can easily create a Cake Topper, Photo Booth Goodies Such as mustaches, signs, glasses etc. Skip to the last step (Step 7) to see the easiest method, however it may not be sufficient for more complicated models.Also search Thingiverse ...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:23:45 PDT
3D Printing My Wedding Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-My-Wedding-Ring/
3D Printing My Wedding Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SYDA/IDUQS5UR/FV7SYDAIDUQS5UR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SYDA/IDUQS5UR/FV7SYDAIDUQS5UR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SYDA/IDUQS5UR/FV7SYDAIDUQS5UR.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Difficulty: IntermediateObjective: Learn how to go about printing jewelry, specifically custom wedding rings, and hear my experience with doing so.To see more about 3D Printing visit the blog at: 3d Printing Ninja Why You Should 3D Print Your Wedding Ring At first I didn't even consider 3D printi...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:55:25 PDT
3D Printed Wedding Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Wedding-Rings/
3D Printed Wedding Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/LD0Z/IDTAWO4E/F11LD0ZIDTAWO4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/LD0Z/IDTAWO4E/F11LD0ZIDTAWO4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/LD0Z/IDTAWO4E/F11LD0ZIDTAWO4E.SMALL.jpg ModMischief Reasons you might want 3D printed wedding rings: Unique - no one else will have rings like yours (unless, of course, you share your design) Totally custom - the design is limited only by your creativity and can easily be sized for tiny fingers or monster hands Easy to make - all you need is some...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:37:38 PDT
Using Wax to Waterproof 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Wax-to-Waterproof-3D-Prints/
Using Wax to Waterproof 3D Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/W6LX/IDQHXUA1/FIZW6LXIDQHXUA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/W6LX/IDQHXUA1/FIZW6LXIDQHXUA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/W6LX/IDQHXUA1/FIZW6LXIDQHXUA1.SMALL.jpg Jubal117 Recently on http://www.thingiverse.com/ there was a contest called "Make it Float" which made me question whether a 3d printed part will naturally have the capacity to keep water from flowing in through the delicately laid lines that make up the piece. After a little research and checking out some o...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:01:17 PDT
The Garden EPLVLEREPRAETERITORVM (from the dust of the past) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Garden-EPLVLEREPRAETERITORVM-from-the-dust-of-/
The Garden EPLVLEREPRAETERITORVM (from the dust of the past) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/G4KE/IDMXI2XK/F0PG4KEIDMXI2XK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/G4KE/IDMXI2XK/F0PG4KEIDMXI2XK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/G4KE/IDMXI2XK/F0PG4KEIDMXI2XK.SMALL.jpg annanazo The Garden EPLVLEREPRAETERITORVM (from the dust of the past) involves the physical representations of extinct language, using 3D print technology in its production. The sculptures are a 3-dimensional metaphorical representation of an extinct language when it was in full swing. It’s the Roman alphabe...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 04:06:46 PDT
Create 3D printable lithophane in Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-3D-printable-lithophane-in-Blender/
Create 3D printable lithophane in Blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/3S7Z/IDLI62QQ/FF83S7ZIDLI62QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/3S7Z/IDLI62QQ/FF83S7ZIDLI62QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/3S7Z/IDLI62QQ/FF83S7ZIDLI62QQ.SMALL.jpg kellyegan Lithophane are an old technique for making images. Usually they are made from porcelain and molded. They create the image by varying the thickness of a translucent material. When back lit the thicker area appears darker and the thiner lighter. There a several way to create models for 3D printing lit...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:56:45 PDT
How to Spray Paint 3D Models http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Spray-Paint-3D-Models/
How to Spray Paint 3D Models - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/PWZM/IDLI0KM4/F5ZPWZMIDLI0KM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/PWZM/IDLI0KM4/F5ZPWZMIDLI0KM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/PWZM/IDLI0KM4/F5ZPWZMIDLI0KM4.SMALL.jpg fictiv Painting your 3D models has always been an elusive subject. What kind of paint do you use? Will it stick to the 3D printed material? How will the quality look? These are just some of the questions floating around the heads of many designers and engineers.Over years of trial and error, one method we’...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 07:12:53 PDT
Cross Tenon Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Tenon-Coat-Rack/
Cross Tenon Coat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/7D2Q/IDFW8JWB/FBU7D2QIDFW8JWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/7D2Q/IDFW8JWB/FBU7D2QIDFW8JWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/7D2Q/IDFW8JWB/FBU7D2QIDFW8JWB.SMALL.jpg shurly This project explores the possibilities presented by 3d printing to advance traditional joinery techniques beyond what is possible to do in wood alone. Design Like other 3d-printed/mixed media projects I've done before, the design builds all the complexity into the 3d-printed pieces and lets the ...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:11:03 PDT
Glowing Space Invader Shoe Lace Accessory http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Space-Invader-Shoe-Lace-Accessory/
Glowing Space Invader Shoe Lace Accessory - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/4J7D/IDFW7BE4/FBJ4J7DIDFW7BE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/4J7D/IDFW7BE4/FBJ4J7DIDFW7BE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/4J7D/IDFW7BE4/FBJ4J7DIDFW7BE4.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Here is a great way to add bling to you shoes !! to impress your friends and family at a late evening summer party. 3D print the files attached in the steps below, and add RGB LEDs and coin cell batteries to make the Space Invader Shoe Lace accessory glow..Now if you don't have LEDs and batteries h...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:32:33 PDT
GearBot: A Dual Speed, Gear Driven Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/GearBot-A-Dual-Speed-Gear-Driven-Bot/
GearBot: A Dual Speed, Gear Driven Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SMALL.jpg printeraction The GearBot is a simple, single actuator 3D printed toy with a transmission entirely made up of gear mechanisms. This bot includes a working clutch mechanism, along with some other basic types of gears. If you are interested in gear mechanisms, I would suggest checking out this Basic Gear Mechanisms...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:54:49 PDT
PulleyBot: A Pulley Driven Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/PulleyBot-An-Pulley-Driven-Robot/
PulleyBot: A Pulley Driven Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SMALL.jpg printeraction The PulleyBot is a simple, single actuator 3D printed toy with a transmission entirely made up of pulley systems. This instructable is a tutorial on how to assemble the PulleyBot, but if you are interested in pulley, cable, and chain mechanisms, then I would suggest checking out this Pulley Mechanis...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:13:49 PDT
Easy 35 3D Printed Pinhole Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-35-3D-Printed-Pinhole-Camera/
Easy 35 3D Printed Pinhole Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JNLH/ID2XA1A1/FOLJNLHID2XA1A1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JNLH/ID2XA1A1/FOLJNLHID2XA1A1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JNLH/ID2XA1A1/FOLJNLHID2XA1A1.SMALL.jpg coconnor55 The Easy 35 camera is fast to print, cheap, and easy to make. Based on 35mm film, the Easy 35 can be printed in around 3.5 hours on just about any filament-based 3D printer, and needs just a pinhole to assemble and use. No batteries needed.Easy 35 Specifications Film - 35mm format Image Size - 2...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 20:27:56 PDT
Custom 3D Printed Standoffs http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-3D-Printed-Standoffs/
Custom 3D Printed Standoffs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/WJUP/ICX7SZLR/FCHWJUPICX7SZLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/WJUP/ICX7SZLR/FCHWJUPICX7SZLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/WJUP/ICX7SZLR/FCHWJUPICX7SZLR.SMALL.jpg icecats Little bits of hardware are one of the hardest components to stock in your workshop. Standoffs are an excellent example of this. Standoffs come in a huge variety- they are customized in length, screw size, and outer diameter. It is always disappointing when you end up having to order something as in...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 11:45:00 PDT
Arc Reactor 2.0 (3d printed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arc-Reactor-20-3d-printed/
Arc Reactor 2.0 (3d printed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SMALL.jpg Sentient Meat In this instructables, I will be showing you how to make an arc reactor. **The arc reactor I created was my own unique build.**The materials you will need for this instructables are as follows:-18 3d printed parts (7 different parts with multiples)-3 RGB LED's-Multiple wires wires-An Arduino Uno-A 9...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 01:52:11 PDT
Multi-Material 3D Printing: Dental Floss Pick http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Material-3D-Printing-Dental-Floss-Pick/
Multi-Material 3D Printing: Dental Floss Pick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/VJ31/ICJM73N9/FAJVJ31ICJM73N9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/VJ31/ICJM73N9/FAJVJ31ICJM73N9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/VJ31/ICJM73N9/FAJVJ31ICJM73N9.SMALL.jpg icecats 3D printing is amazing in a wide variety of ways, but it does have some limits. What if you wanted to meld 3D printed plastic and an existing off-the-shelf material into one final object? This Instructable will attempt to stretch the limits of 3D printing by incorporating an everyday material i...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:27:04 PDT
Glass Bottle Plate Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Bottle-Plate-Carrier/
Glass Bottle Plate Carrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5JQM/ICRXOAJP/FNO5JQMICRXOAJP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5JQM/ICRXOAJP/FNO5JQMICRXOAJP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5JQM/ICRXOAJP/FNO5JQMICRXOAJP.SMALL.jpg Jared G How many times have you been in line at a cook-out filling your plate only to realize you have to make the decision to either leave your drink or your silverware due to the fact that your hands are full? While it's not a hard decision to make, obviously you quickly take your drink and head for ...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 16:18:50 PDT
Openscad: Saving STLs http://www.instructables.com/id/Openscad-Saving-STLs/
Openscad: Saving STLs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/II3R/ICRXJ0VQ/FFRII3RICRXJ0VQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/II3R/ICRXJ0VQ/FFRII3RICRXJ0VQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/II3R/ICRXJ0VQ/FFRII3RICRXJ0VQ.SMALL.jpg steve.m.graves I am a big fan of OpenSCAD, I use it almost exclusively to create 3D models to print. But it is not very good at fixing bad STLs. In fact, it is very good at breaking good ones. If you import a good one and do some simple operations on it, chances are good it will be broken when exported. To fix ...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:35:09 PDT
10 Everyday 3D Printer Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Everyday-3D-Printer-Tools/
10 Everyday 3D Printer Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/254O/ICP0WXE9/FZ3254OICP0WXE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/254O/ICP0WXE9/FZ3254OICP0WXE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/254O/ICP0WXE9/FZ3254OICP0WXE9.SMALL.jpg icecats 3D printers are great and 3D printed objects are even better. Many people think of 3D printers as a high-end industrial tool not accessible to the general public. This is entirely wrong. There is an abundance of low-cost, high quality hobby or "desktop" 3D printers available on the market. Thes...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:35:26 PDT
Froggy: The 3D printed ball-jointed frog doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Froggy-The-3D-printed-ball-jointed-frog-doll/
Froggy: The 3D printed ball-jointed frog doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AKA1/ICM6YLIO/FINAKA1ICM6YLIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AKA1/ICM6YLIO/FINAKA1ICM6YLIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AKA1/ICM6YLIO/FINAKA1ICM6YLIO.SMALL.jpg Loubie3D This is Froggy - my first ball-jointed doll!Unlike my other models, some parts of this frog doll require the use of supports and a brim. He is strung together with two types of elasticated cord and some parts require gluing. Stringing allows him to hold a wide range of poses.Froggy can be downloaded...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:10:32 PDT
Multi-Material 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Material-3D-Printing/
Multi-Material 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SMALL.jpg icecats 3D printing is great. You can create just about anything imaginable with the power of a 3D printer. New 3D printable materials are being developed daily to further advance your options when using a 3D printer. And up until now, many people limit their 3D printed creations to one material. It would b...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:58:15 PDT
What in the World is 3D Printing? http://www.instructables.com/id/What-in-the-World-is-3D-Printing/
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 06:48:19 PDT
4" Seven Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Seven-Segment-Display/
4" Seven Segment Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SMALL.jpg IamTeknik A seven segment display is a basic display which is made up of LED's arranged in a particular order to display numerical values. They are also able to display a lot of the alphabet but not with very good clarity. As the name implies, this display has 7 segments labelled A through G and labeling is d...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:17:56 PDT
3d Printer Enclosure from Upcycled Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printer-Enclosure-from-Upcycled-Furniture/
3d Printer Enclosure from Upcycled Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/T6H1/IC6IENR3/F0ZT6H1IC6IENR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/T6H1/IC6IENR3/F0ZT6H1IC6IENR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/T6H1/IC6IENR3/F0ZT6H1IC6IENR3.SMALL.jpg phatima Having recently acquired a 3d printer, i quickly noticed that, despite calibrations, there were a few temperature-related problems.The chief among them ws the amount of time the bed took to heat up, the room was not able to hold the temperature unless the doors were shut and the curtains pulled - th...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 03:49:54 PDT
Minimalist Polymer Clay Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Polymer-Clay-Pendant/
Minimalist Polymer Clay Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/HQG8/IC5C1H0I/F3YHQG8IC5C1H0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/HQG8/IC5C1H0I/F3YHQG8IC5C1H0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/HQG8/IC5C1H0I/F3YHQG8IC5C1H0I.SMALL.jpg Wanjun I possess neither the patience nor skill required for sculpting polymer clay. They never seem to cooperate with my shaky caffeinated fingers. So I came up with this simple fabrication technique of first giving the clay a sort of bare bones 3D-printed structure, then completing it with polymer clay. ...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:37:12 PDT
2.5D Printing - Block Printing with a 3D-Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/25D-Printing-Block-Printing-with-a-3D-Printer/
2.5D Printing - Block Printing with a 3D-Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/0JD6/IBV0GN4Y/F5C0JD6IBV0GN4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/0JD6/IBV0GN4Y/F5C0JD6IBV0GN4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/0JD6/IBV0GN4Y/F5C0JD6IBV0GN4Y.SMALL.jpg Wanjun In traditional block-printing, a skilled printmaker carves a wooden or linoleum block by hand and runs it through a printing press. With 3D-Printing, we are able to bypass all the labor-intensive hand engraving and manufacture the printing block directly.I will go over designing a custom printing bl...
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 16:40:32 PDT
3D Modeling and Printing Your Own Shadow Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Modeling-and-Printing-Your-Own-Shadow-Cube/
3D Modeling and Printing Your Own Shadow Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/NA6T/IBTET370/FLCNA6TIBTET370.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/NA6T/IBTET370/FLCNA6TIBTET370.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/NA6T/IBTET370/FLCNA6TIBTET370.SMALL.jpg printeraction An initials shadow cube is a cube in which each view of the cube (top, front, and side view) is the profile of a different letter. This comes from the book Gödel, Escher, Bach, by Douglas Hofstadter. A shadow cube is a really nice basic 3D design challenge, and will get you accustomed to some of the...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 09:36:23 PDT
3D Printing Puzzle Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Puzzle-Pen/
3D Printing Puzzle Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/Y4KE/IBC289CF/F7TY4KEIBC289CF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/Y4KE/IBC289CF/F7TY4KEIBC289CF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/Y4KE/IBC289CF/F7TY4KEIBC289CF.SMALL.jpg Ally Zhao Here's a cool 3D printing project. In this instructables, I'll show you how I made an awesome puzzle pen using 3D printing.3D Printer: DremelFilament: PLAModeling Application: 123D Design Desktop ( get from: http://www.123dapp.com/design ) Draft the design Draw out the draft design and puzzle pie...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 02:09:15 PDT
Studded Cup Cozy : flexible 3d printed studded belt for my cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Studded-Cup-Cozy-flexible-3d-printed-studded-belt-/
Studded Cup Cozy : flexible 3d printed studded belt for my cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/4OPE/IB4A5VRV/FYS4OPEIB4A5VRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/4OPE/IB4A5VRV/FYS4OPEIB4A5VRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/4OPE/IB4A5VRV/FYS4OPEIB4A5VRV.SMALL.jpg mpinner i wanted to create a cozy for my favorite drinking cup. this personalizes it, creates nice insulation, and covers up unsightly company logos.i decided to start experimenting with flexible filament for our 3d printer. i wanted to create patterns that had nice flexible portions and cool textures like ...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 21:19:10 PDT
3D Printed Drive Wheel Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Drive-Wheel-Adapter/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 20:59:43 PDT
3D Printed Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Pen/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:59:42 PDT
Sketchup tricks for 3D printed parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketchup-tricks-for-3D-printed-parts/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 01:33:11 PDT
How to 3D Print Stylish Parametric Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-Print-Stylish-Parametric-Shoes/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:13:29 PDT
Personalized 3D Printed PEZ Dispensers http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-3D-Printed-PEZ-Dispensers/
Personalized 3D Printed PEZ Dispensers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/EX5D/IB8I61KW/FGQEX5DIB8I61KW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/EX5D/IB8I61KW/FGQEX5DIB8I61KW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/EX5D/IB8I61KW/FGQEX5DIB8I61KW.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer In case you haven't been getting your daily dose of nostalgia lately, I present to you Personalized 3D Printed PEZ Dispensers! We all remember PEZ. As a child of the 90's, these candy dispensers were gifted to me quite frequently growing up. While I've always had a bit of a sweet tooth, the PEZ disp...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:10:17 PDT
Customizable Marble Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-Marble-Machine/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 08:50:14 PDT
3D Print a Mini USB Vacuum Cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-a-Mini-USB-Vacuum-Cleaner/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 22:40:38 PDT
3D Printing Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Basics/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:12:15 PDT
Floor to Ceiling Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-to-Ceiling-Clamp/
Floor to Ceiling Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/TOQA/IB7BCQ7O/F1JTOQAIB7BCQ7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/TOQA/IB7BCQ7O/F1JTOQAIB7BCQ7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/TOQA/IB7BCQ7O/F1JTOQAIB7BCQ7O.SMALL.jpg Robglacier This is an Instructable about how to make your own lightweight Floor to Ceiling Clamp.A Floor to Ceiling Clamp is basically two poles which are being pushed apart by the force of a mechanism. This pushing force locks the upright poles between the floor and ceiling allowing you to easily mount almost...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 01:34:52 PDT
How to Model and Print a Sneaker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Model-and-Print-a-Sneaker/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 21:03:33 PDT
Material Speculation: ISIS http://www.instructables.com/id/Material-Speculation-ISIS/
Material Speculation: ISIS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/4M7D/IAWDQ2Q3/F434M7DIAWDQ2Q3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/4M7D/IAWDQ2Q3/F434M7DIAWDQ2Q3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/4M7D/IAWDQ2Q3/F434M7DIAWDQ2Q3.SMALL.jpg morehshin (This is an in-progess research and project. As I continue the development of the project, I will be completing and editing this text. You can also look for more updates on my website.)“Material Speculation” is a digital fabrication and 3D printing project by Morehshin Allahyari that inspects Petrop...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 21:27:36 PDT
PANDA- THE ULTIMATE CLEANING ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/PANDA-THE-ULTIMATE-CLEANING-ROBOT/
PANDA- THE ULTIMATE CLEANING ROBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/Y7MX/IB2215FG/F1KY7MXIB2215FG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/Y7MX/IB2215FG/F1KY7MXIB2215FG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/Y7MX/IB2215FG/F1KY7MXIB2215FG.SMALL.jpg jake_lee_1105 Hi, this project is dedicated to my son for whom will be born in the coming month, so I named it after my son's nickname "Panda". This is an improved version of cleaning robot with robust features of cleaning such as air suction, sweeper and roller brush. It randomly picks it direction to move, obst...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:12:53 PDT
3D Printing a Transparent Sphericon http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-a-Transparent-Sphericon/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:39:22 PDT
3D Printed Enclosure for a 7" LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Enclosure-for-a-7/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 22:16:58 PDT
3D printed DIY Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Mouse/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 16:01:44 PDT
Plastic shredder for making 3D printer filament http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-shredder-for-making-3D-printer-filament/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 03:47:36 PDT
Customizable Low-Poly Vase (With Grasshopper Walk-through!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-Low-Poly-Vase-With-Grasshopper-Walk-t/
Customizable Low-Poly Vase (With Grasshopper Walk-through!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/UPZ4/IAUWVCGV/FHWUPZ4IAUWVCGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/UPZ4/IAUWVCGV/FHWUPZ4IAUWVCGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/UPZ4/IAUWVCGV/FHWUPZ4IAUWVCGV.SMALL.jpg stephanie_ Hello World! Thanks for checking out my first ever instructable, created for the 3D Printing Contest. I'm going to show you the process used to create a parametric, low poly-count vase that you can not only download and 3D-print, but also completely customize through the use of eight adjustable se...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 13:26:32 PDT
3D Printing Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Hacks/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 19:10:51 PDT
Copper Plating Objet PolyJet 3d Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Plating-Objet-PolyJet-3d-Prints/
Copper Plating Objet PolyJet 3d Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/O06M/IAQMFV56/F6OO06MIAQMFV56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/O06M/IAQMFV56/F6OO06MIAQMFV56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/O06M/IAQMFV56/F6OO06MIAQMFV56.SMALL.jpg pdelorey One of the most common complaints about 3d printed parts is with regard to their surface characteristics. Most are made from some type of plastic, and parts printed in other materials are expensive and rarely live up to the expectations people have of objects of the same material made using more tra...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:57:13 PDT
3D Printed Penny Whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Penny-Whistle/
3D Printed Penny Whistle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96WI/IAPALFCH/FB896WIIAPALFCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96WI/IAPALFCH/FB896WIIAPALFCH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96WI/IAPALFCH/FB896WIIAPALFCH.SMALL.jpg backbeats A penny whistle (or Irish whistle, etc.) uses a vibrating stream of air that resonates inside of a tube of a given length to produce sound waves at a given pitch. In this Instructable, we'll show you how to design and build your own penny whistle using a 3D printed mouthpiece and a PVC tubing body...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:46:35 PDT