Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - 3d printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:35:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fiber Composite 3D Printing (The Bug) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Composite-3D-Printing-The-Bug/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:24:45 PDT
iPhone pinhole camera http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-pinhole-camera/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:15:28 PDT
Modern Custom 3D Printed and Lasercut Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Custom-3D-Printed-and-Lasercut-Chess-Set/
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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/
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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/
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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-/
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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 as 3D models to be 3D printed by anyone. Duchamp’s original chess set has been lost and exists only as a photograph.Scott Kildall (me) and Bryan Cera created this project and call this process a Readymake — a p...
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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/F5P/D9PL/HVFL5WTO/F5PD9PLHVFL5WTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/D9PL/HVFL5WTO/F5PD9PLHVFL5WTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/D9PL/HVFL5WTO/F5PD9PLHVFL5WTO.SMALL.jpg Aaron Porterfield This is how I designed and 3D printed my own glasses using lenses from a broken pair.I started 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-glasses-lens/I used the 3D scan of my lenses as a ...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 09:50:34 PDT
Rockit: 3D-Printed Model Rocket Construction Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Rockit-Model-Rocket-Construction-Kit/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 00:37:08 PST
IPad glass as 3D printing build platform http://www.instructables.com/id/IPad-glass-as-3D-printing-build-platform/
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:52:46 PDT
3D Printing Photographs - using 3DS MAX http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Photographs-using-3DS-MAX/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:29:02 PDT
Fully 3D printed Code Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Fully-3D-printed-Code-Lock/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:35:48 PDT
Cheap, Easy, Universal Filament holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Easy-Universal-Filament-holder/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 18:04:27 PDT
Data Crystals: 3D Data Visualizations from Open Data http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Crystals-3D-Data-Visualizations-from-Open-Dat/
Data Crystals: 3D Data Visualizations from Open Data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ONSR/HTPUP3BW/F1GONSRHTPUP3BW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ONSR/HTPUP3BW/F1GONSRHTPUP3BW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ONSR/HTPUP3BW/F1GONSRHTPUP3BW.SMALL.jpg scottkildall One of my projects while a resident artist at Autodesk has been to create "Data Crystals" —  3D prints that I algorithmically generate using data as input. I design these 3D data visualizations for aesthetics over legibility and they show off what can be done with code and 3D printing. I've finishe...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 08:18:05 PDT
3D Printed Reaction Diffusion Patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Reaction-Diffusion-Patterns/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:07:48 PDT
.iStab http://www.instructables.com/id/iStab/
.iStab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0DYO/HHS9R3BU/FTL0DYOHHS9R3BU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0DYO/HHS9R3BU/FTL0DYOHHS9R3BU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0DYO/HHS9R3BU/FTL0DYOHHS9R3BU.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The iStab is a 3D printed iPhone cover which has a folding knife along one edge, producing a blade whenever you might need one. This phone case is "cutting edge", and is designed as an exploration in conceptual 3D printed weapons. The models I based this idea from are free, and the programs needed e...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:53:54 PDT
Custom hydrographic design for 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-hydrographic-design-for-3D-printing/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:19:15 PST
3D Printed spectrometer, using Public Lab DIY kit. http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-spectrometer-using-Public-Lab-DIY-kit/
3D Printed spectrometer, using Public Lab DIY kit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NFFT/HS18CYRG/FQVNFFTHS18CYRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NFFT/HS18CYRG/FQVNFFTHS18CYRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NFFT/HS18CYRG/FQVNFFTHS18CYRG.SMALL.jpg RTegelbeckers This Instructable shows how to improve on the standard Public Lab DIY Spectrometry Kit, by using a 3D Printed main body. One main improvement of the new design, is a robust provision for securing the USB cable. The current device can easily be carried around and used in conjuction with a netbook/la...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:42:15 PST
Controlling a 3D printer with hand gestures http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-3D-printer-with-hand-gestures/
Controlling a 3D printer with hand gestures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/MKKA/HQOJ6P4M/FJ5MKKAHQOJ6P4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/MKKA/HQOJ6P4M/FJ5MKKAHQOJ6P4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/MKKA/HQOJ6P4M/FJ5MKKAHQOJ6P4M.SMALL.jpg ElectricSlim I've written about it before but I manage a creative technology lab at California College of the Arts. I assist students with a wide range of skills, create a wide range of projects. One of many parts of my job is to show current and prospective students why these are valuable skills to learn. I can...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:03:59 PST
Customizable 3D Printed Charms for Valentine's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-3D-Printed-Charms-for-Valentines-Day/
Customizable 3D Printed Charms for Valentine's Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/UAKZ/HRBNAHUB/FMIUAKZHRBNAHUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/UAKZ/HRBNAHUB/FMIUAKZHRBNAHUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/UAKZ/HRBNAHUB/FMIUAKZHRBNAHUB.SMALL.jpg awunderman Here's your chance to turn lovable Doge into a fashion accessory for all the world to see, or gift it to your sweetheart because nothing says "I love you" more than that shibe face. If you're looking for Valentine's Day ideas, look no further. Charmr is a customizer on the 123D website that allo...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 08:14:46 PST
MUSE, 3D printed corset from a 3D Scan (by Samuel N. Bernier) http://www.instructables.com/id/MUSE-3D-printed-corset-from-a-3D-Scan-by-Samuel-N-/
MUSE, 3D printed corset from a 3D Scan (by Samuel N. Bernier) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/6QST/HRGNQE16/F5B6QSTHRGNQE16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/6QST/HRGNQE16/F5B6QSTHRGNQE16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/6QST/HRGNQE16/F5B6QSTHRGNQE16.SMALL.jpg le FabShop Valentine's day, valentine's day... valentine's day.  The people who organise the now famous "3DPrintShow" didn't think of people like me when they decided the date for their first exhibition in New-York City : February 12 to 15...  http://www.lefabshop.fr/samuel-representera-le-fabshop-au-3dprint...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 05:40:18 PST
3D Printing MRI Compatible Tools for Apraxia Study http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-MRI-Compatible-Tools-for-Apraxia-Study/
3D Printing MRI Compatible Tools for Apraxia Study - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/75OQ/HRBE2UXN/FMY75OQHRBE2UXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/75OQ/HRBE2UXN/FMY75OQHRBE2UXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/75OQ/HRBE2UXN/FMY75OQHRBE2UXN.SMALL.jpg ewatanabe My housemate, Zarinah, who happens to be a neuroscientist, consulted me about how to make tools that no one would know the use of. My first thought was to hack together different things to create weird/random tools. Upon further investigation, it turned out she wanted two sets of MRI compatible to...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 15:19:24 PST
Model Making - From ABS to Ceramic and Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Making-From-ABS-to-Ceramic-and-Wood/
Model Making - From ABS to Ceramic and Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/G4DZ/HSM51YFQ/F66G4DZHSM51YFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/G4DZ/HSM51YFQ/F66G4DZHSM51YFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/G4DZ/HSM51YFQ/F66G4DZHSM51YFQ.SMALL.jpg sitnova 3D printed ABS objects can be transformed using some basic materials to look like various realistic surfaces. This cup and base were first printed in blue ABS and were transformed to look like a wood base and a ceramic cup. Materials: (Access to) 3D printer Acetone Sandpaper (dry or wet) ...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:50:31 PST
Maintaining a small-scale 3D printing facility in Uganda http://www.instructables.com/id/Maintaining-a-small-scale-3D-printing-facility-in-/
Maintaining a small-scale 3D printing facility in Uganda - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/NGVJ/HQMN5XYB/FQXNGVJHQMN5XYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/NGVJ/HQMN5XYB/FQXNGVJHQMN5XYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/NGVJ/HQMN5XYB/FQXNGVJHQMN5XYB.SMALL.jpg ElectricSlim On December 23rd, Emi Watanabe and I went to Kampala, Uganda for about 3 weeks. The goal of this trip was to work with Paola de Cecco and Village Energy to help fix the three 3D printers they have (a Rapidbot and two Printrbots), teach solid modeling skills, and work on the designs of the solar prod...
By: ElectricSlim

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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 07:46:52 PST
3D printable grip and lens cover for ASUS XTION handheld 3D scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-grip-and-lens-cover-for-ASUS-XTION-ha/
3D printable grip and lens cover for ASUS XTION handheld 3D scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/C85K/HPWBZ0KX/FVPC85KHPWBZ0KX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/C85K/HPWBZ0KX/FVPC85KHPWBZ0KX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/C85K/HPWBZ0KX/FVPC85KHPWBZ0KX.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools A 3D printable grip and lens cover for the ASUS XTION motion sensing hardware which is very affordable and popularly used as a hand-held 3D scanner. The XTION normally stands on a base for table-top use which is not aimed to be hand-held. This 3D printable file was designed to fit the ASUS XTION ma...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 09:42:12 PST
Fluid In.Flux_3D Wax Printing In Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluid-InFlux3D-Wax-Printing-In-Water/
Fluid In.Flux_3D Wax Printing In Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/ADI9/HPAOZ210/FHIADI9HPAOZ210.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/ADI9/HPAOZ210/FHIADI9HPAOZ210.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/ADI9/HPAOZ210/FHIADI9HPAOZ210.SMALL.jpg darshini Fluid In.Flux is a 3D printing experimental machine which prints wax in water. The Machine was a semester-wide exploration as part of the Advanced Architecture Studio called "Creative Architecture Machines" by Professor Jason Kelly Johnson and Michael Shiloh at the California College of the Arts, i...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 23:20:01 PST
Strong Man Dual Tape Dispenser for your body builder, crossfit or wanna get fit friends http://www.instructables.com/id/Strong-Man-Dual-Tape-Dispenser-for-your-body-build/
Strong Man Dual Tape Dispenser for your body builder, crossfit or wanna get fit friends - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/TJ6V/HP6YO7IK/FTUTJ6VHP6YO7IK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/TJ6V/HP6YO7IK/FTUTJ6VHP6YO7IK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/TJ6V/HP6YO7IK/FTUTJ6VHP6YO7IK.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 Please vote for me or visit my website nuPROTO.com for more of my work I have a couple of friends that do crossfit and body building.. I'm more in the i want to get fit club though. When Looking for ideas for Christmas Gifts i wanted to come up with a Present for my friends that wasn't too big and ...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 08:49:46 PST
3D Print Your Trek, in color! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Your-Trek-in-color/
3D Print Your Trek, in color! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/JIZ6/HO7XQKNN/FIEJIZ6HO7XQKNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/JIZ6/HO7XQKNN/FIEJIZ6HO7XQKNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/JIZ6/HO7XQKNN/FIEJIZ6HO7XQKNN.SMALL.jpg drhatch Do you take a GPS device when you go hiking, biking or other outdoor activity? This Instructable will show you how to create a 3D printout of your adventure, in color, with accurate elevation data. Even if you do not log your adventures with a GPS device, you can use this Instructable to create a ...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 17:56:56 PST
3D Printed Jack O' Lantern USB Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-O-Lantern-USB-Stick/
3D Printed Jack O' Lantern USB Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SMALL.jpg Htz Here's my idea for a really cool festive 3D printed Jack O' Lantern with an LED light source that can be plugged into any USB and, can be made at home, with any suitable USB and bulb. I used Solidworks 2012 for this project. Starting You start off by making an egg shaped sphere. Give it a colour ...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 06:22:37 PDT
Variable Insulating Cup - Convection Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Insulating-Cup-Convection-Cup/
Variable Insulating Cup - Convection Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/PEES/HMNNG2TN/FA0PEESHMNNG2TN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/PEES/HMNNG2TN/FA0PEESHMNNG2TN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/PEES/HMNNG2TN/FA0PEESHMNNG2TN.SMALL.jpg Maundy If you like this instructable, check out my other 3D printed creations on my other instructables or on my website. It has been said before that the simplest inventions are usually the best, such a the lightbulb, and the cup... and I am here today to re-design the latter, the cup, and talk you throu...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 07:50:09 PDT
Engineering a 2D Printed Logo into a 3D Object http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Printed-Logo-Engineered-from-2D-into-a-3D-Object/
Engineering a 2D Printed Logo into a 3D Object - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/2MS6/HMFQKTLB/FGM2MS6HMFQKTLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/2MS6/HMFQKTLB/FGM2MS6HMFQKTLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/2MS6/HMFQKTLB/FGM2MS6HMFQKTLB.SMALL.jpg cpbinstructables This project describes how to turn an image of a logo into a printable 3D object Tools: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Autodesk 123D Design No drawing required! Instructions Courtesy of Rick Valdez Open Original Image in Adobe Photoshop Open image of logo in Adobe Photoshop Adjust Levels A....
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 07:47:50 PDT
Micro Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Planter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BPI1/HM8D4NQN/FXABPI1HM8D4NQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BPI1/HM8D4NQN/FXABPI1HM8D4NQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BPI1/HM8D4NQN/FXABPI1HM8D4NQN.SMALL.jpg xyzworkshop This is XYZ Workshop's winning entry into the MyMiniFactory chess and Pen design competition. The design is loosely based on a Bauhaus Style Chess set. We were interested in blending the simple strong geometric forms of the chess pieces with nature. The chess pieces allows nature lovers to integrat...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:42:04 PDT
3D-printed Jack o' Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Jack-o-Lantern/
3D-printed Jack o' Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/6EN8/HLA1VB8N/FGL6EN8HLA1VB8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/6EN8/HLA1VB8N/FGL6EN8HLA1VB8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/6EN8/HLA1VB8N/FGL6EN8HLA1VB8N.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus Halloween is coming up soon and so I'm celebrating by making my own personal 3D-printed jack o' lantern. With an LED tea light inside it can glow without having to be too big. This Instructable is a part of the 3D Creation Systems Jack o' Lantern challenge. You can enter by posting your own design ...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:17:56 PDT
"Fortune Frog" Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Fortune-Frog-Money-Clip/
"Fortune Frog" Money Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/76XL/HLIIT3DS/FU076XLHLIIT3DS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/76XL/HLIIT3DS/FU076XLHLIIT3DS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/76XL/HLIIT3DS/FU076XLHLIIT3DS.SMALL.jpg sath02 The money clip/credit cards holder (As shown in photo 3) was in my procession for sometimes. It's very old, and I am looking for a new one. I want to have money clip that could hold the credit cards or ID similar to the one I had, as well as some decoration on the money clip that reflects itself as...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:52:00 PDT
3D Printed Modular Ball-and-Socket Joints http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Modular-Ball-and-Socket-Joints/
3D Printed Modular Ball-and-Socket Joints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/SEE4/HJKC747R/FQJSEE4HJKC747R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/SEE4/HJKC747R/FQJSEE4HJKC747R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/SEE4/HJKC747R/FQJSEE4HJKC747R.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 During my stay as an Artist in Residence at Instructables I was able to witness firsthand how awesome 3D printing can be.  I was surprised how exciting it was, because I had never used any 3D design programs or seen a 3D printer in action.  There's a certain thrill about pulling your creation out of...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 23:09:19 PDT
3D Printed Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Money-Clip/
3D Printed Money Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/QISW/HIGFGORR/F1SQISWHIGFGORR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/QISW/HIGFGORR/F1SQISWHIGFGORR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/QISW/HIGFGORR/F1SQISWHIGFGORR.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus Tired of your bills getting lost or just ending up as a crumpled mess in your pocket? Or maybe you just want to keep your money more accessible than tucked away inside your wallet. Either way, a money clip does keep it all together. And of course if we can customize it to make it more special, all t...
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 21:39:48 PDT
Customizable 3D Printed Ring Designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-3D-Printed-Ring-Designs/
Customizable 3D Printed Ring Designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/OGS2/HJKBK8ON/FAZOGS2HJKBK8ON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/OGS2/HJKBK8ON/FAZOGS2HJKBK8ON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/OGS2/HJKBK8ON/FAZOGS2HJKBK8ON.SMALL.jpg rjh1 I designed and created 5 ring shapes and, in this Instructable, show you how to customize them in 123D. Even if you're like me and don't have a 3D printer, you can still customize your own ring shape and in a few clicks, send your design off to be printed. I've included all five designs for you to d...
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 17:27:10 PDT
Social 3D Printing in Minecraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Social-3D-Printing-in-Minecraft/
Social 3D Printing in Minecraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/2H0C/HJ5ZY3GK/FXM2H0CHJ5ZY3GK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/2H0C/HJ5ZY3GK/FXM2H0CHJ5ZY3GK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/2H0C/HJ5ZY3GK/FXM2H0CHJ5ZY3GK.SMALL.jpg Cordavi As a follow up to my 3D Printed Glasses, I wanted to write an Instructable on how just about anyone can jump in and start making 3D models and 3D printed objects. Having discovered Minecraft as a 3D printing tool, I began on an adventure with my department at San Jose State University to create obje...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:58:38 PDT
How to instantly fix a broken public restroom stall door with 3d printing http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Public-Restroom-Stall-Lock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/G3BX/HIPISKJ3/FCGG3BXHIPISKJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/G3BX/HIPISKJ3/FCGG3BXHIPISKJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/G3BX/HIPISKJ3/FCGG3BXHIPISKJ3.SMALL.jpg dtuininga This was my first time designing something from scratch in tinkercad, so I did a basic model of an idea I've had kicking around for a while.  This is a pocket lock and hook combo for use in public bathrooms where the door doesn't quite lock on its own.  Usefull for keeping out zombies! The device si...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 18:06:03 PDT