Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - 3d printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 May 2016 07:43:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 RMS - Fortus 450mc Ultem 9085 Material 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/RMS-Fortus-450mc-Ultem-9085-Material-3D-Printing/
RMS - Fortus 450mc Ultem 9085 Material 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/Z5HB/INPE8L20/FCKZ5HBINPE8L20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/Z5HB/INPE8L20/FCKZ5HBINPE8L20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/Z5HB/INPE8L20/FCKZ5HBINPE8L20.SMALL.jpg ResilientModularSystems This tutorial is to ensure a better experience printing on the Fortus 450mc, with the Ultem material. Ultem is the newest material that we have experimented with at the Autodesk Pier 9 3D printing lab this past week. The material is also known as the Ultem 9085, which is the strongest material that ...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 21:50:03 PDT
3D Printing. Fan Rainbow. http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Fan-Rainbow/
3D Printing. Fan Rainbow. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/7NFY/INPVZDYA/F9L7NFYINPVZDYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/7NFY/INPVZDYA/F9L7NFYINPVZDYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/7NFY/INPVZDYA/F9L7NFYINPVZDYA.SMALL.jpg TanyaAkinora Fan Rainbow.A very simple model.This model is easy to print and assemble.How to achieve this effect?Consider the process of the points. 1. Drawing the body and button fans.You can create designs in the program 123D Design, SketchUp or other.I created this model in the program 123D Design. 2...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 09:41:47 PDT
3D Printing. Vase With Unusual Pattern. http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Vase-With-Unusual-Pattern/
3D Printing. Vase With Unusual Pattern. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/2YGO/INNGOK67/FZ82YGOINNGOK67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/2YGO/INNGOK67/FZ82YGOINNGOK67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/2YGO/INNGOK67/FZ82YGOINNGOK67.SMALL.jpg TanyaAkinora I like to create beautiful things using the 3D printer.Presenting your attention the decorative vase with an unusual pattern.How to achieve this effect? Consider the process of the points. All my models are painted in program 123D Design.Printed on a Prusa i3. 1. Draw a simple vase.You can crea...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 14:12:55 PDT
JGAurora Z 605S (Prusa i3) Modification for Flexible Filament Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/JGAurora-Z-605S-Prusa-I3-Modification-for-Flexible/
JGAurora Z 605S (Prusa i3) Modification for Flexible Filament Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/TJFU/INC15GGP/FBBTJFUINC15GGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/TJFU/INC15GGP/FBBTJFUINC15GGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/TJFU/INC15GGP/FBBTJFUINC15GGP.SMALL.jpg als_liahona The JGAurora Z 605S is a Prusa i3 clone kit, that includes a Bowden extruder which can not print flexible filament, like Ninjaflex, Ninjaflex Semiflex, generic TPU/TPE, and other flexibile filaments. The filament ends up wrapping itself around the motor shaft in the extruder.To solve this problem I...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 00:34:16 PDT
3D Printed Sound Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Sound-Sculpture/
3D Printed Sound Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/FTML/INKG4WFZ/FFBFTMLINKG4WFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/FTML/INKG4WFZ/FFBFTMLINKG4WFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/FTML/INKG4WFZ/FFBFTMLINKG4WFZ.SMALL.jpg Gieeel In this Instructable I'll show you how to convert a beautiful piece of music to an even more beautiful piece of art. The music part used in this project is 'I only dream of you, my beautiful' from the wonderful Muse song 'Sing for Absolution' (Absolution, 2003).For this project I got inspired by two...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:08:25 PDT
RMS - 3D Printing Clear RMS Brick with the Objet http://www.instructables.com/id/RMS-3D-Printing-Clear-RMS-Brick-With-the-Objet/
RMS - 3D Printing Clear RMS Brick with the Objet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/CEQD/INI7SOI2/FLQCEQDINI7SOI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/CEQD/INI7SOI2/FLQCEQDINI7SOI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/CEQD/INI7SOI2/FLQCEQDINI7SOI2.SMALL.jpg ResilientModularSystems This tutorial is for exploring and learning how to use the 3D Objet printer with the Vero Clear and Vero Black materials to embed a branded content into CAD model a modular form. This instructable is based on a prototype designed for the Resilient Modular Systems, PBC Modular Brick Unit.Resilient Mo...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 19:07:20 PDT
Circuits Specialists 3D Printed Robot Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuits-Specialists-3D-Printed-Robot-Arm/
Circuits Specialists 3D Printed Robot Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/SEXZ/INC0BR6H/FV1SEXZINC0BR6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/SEXZ/INC0BR6H/FV1SEXZINC0BR6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/SEXZ/INC0BR6H/FV1SEXZINC0BR6H.SMALL.jpg Khang Nguyen I found out about Circuit Specialists (CS) when I do some research for my Rover Repair Robot. The company offers the best servo motor for the price, and, I did an instucables on how to modify these servo motors. You can click here to find more information about the modification and about the compan...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 09:39:16 PDT
Silhouette Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Silhouette-Lampshade/
Silhouette Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/I4L6/INAJM6K1/F13I4L6INAJM6K1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/I4L6/INAJM6K1/F13I4L6INAJM6K1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/I4L6/INAJM6K1/F13I4L6INAJM6K1.SMALL.jpg amagro This is a simple and quick Instructable where I will show how to design a lampshade based in a face picture that will give a silhouette form to the lampshade.You will need: a cord set - to take the diameter of the lamp holder a picture with a face profile CAD software - Fusion 360 ...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:18:59 PDT
3D printable – Large scale Divers Watch desk clock http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Large-Scale-Divers-Watch-Desk-Clock/
3D printable – Large scale Divers Watch desk clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/BILR/IN4VW7P2/F1ZBILRIN4VW7P2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/BILR/IN4VW7P2/F1ZBILRIN4VW7P2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/BILR/IN4VW7P2/F1ZBILRIN4VW7P2.SMALL.jpg FrancFalco If you ever wanted a really massive, fully 3D printable divers watch desk clock - your dreams have been answered! However, this little project isn't for the faint hearted!The project was purely an exercise in my 3D modelling and the capabilities of my home-use desktop 3D printer (Ultimaker 2 and Ma...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 19:31:31 PDT
Guided Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Guided-Hand/
Guided Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/71FE/INAC61CY/F6B71FEINAC61CY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/71FE/INAC61CY/F6B71FEINAC61CY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/71FE/INAC61CY/F6B71FEINAC61CY.SMALL.jpg yelizk2 Hey everyone! I'm Yeliz Karadayi and I'm going to be showing you how to easily augment your haptic feedback device to integrate a 3D printing pen, as seen in my thesis project Guided Hand at www.yelizk.com/projects/guidedhand.html. This project was finished before I thought to do an instructables o...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 11:18:10 PDT
Can Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-Handle/
Can Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/4CBO/IN4W1TZN/FX14CBOIN4W1TZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/4CBO/IN4W1TZN/FX14CBOIN4W1TZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/4CBO/IN4W1TZN/FX14CBOIN4W1TZN.SMALL.jpg linker210 This is my take on a mug handle for standard sized cans. The wide base and belt clip make this a great accessory for fishing, golfing and other hands on thirst inducing activities. If you would like to print this for yourself, the STL file can be downloaded from my Thingiverse page: http://www.thing...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 02:15:25 PDT
How to design and 3D Print your very own quadcopter !! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-and-3D-Print-Your-Very-Own-Quadcopte/
How to design and 3D Print your very own quadcopter !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/MCN2/IN236N2H/F0GMCN2IN236N2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/MCN2/IN236N2H/F0GMCN2IN236N2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/MCN2/IN236N2H/F0GMCN2IN236N2H.SMALL.jpg tahitianrider Drones (quadcopters) are big fun, especially FPV ones ! I have a lot of them and always have fun flying. However they can easily cost a lot of $$ and break easily, plus they all look the same. I wanted to have a quadcopter that does not look like others, something unique ! something that I designed ...
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 13:41:37 PDT
A 140$ RepRap ,Wireless 3D Printer - Boltz Megatiete http://www.instructables.com/id/Boltz-Megatitte-a-140-Wireless-RepRap/
A 140$ RepRap ,Wireless 3D Printer - Boltz Megatiete - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/AENA/INM7IZMC/FIKAENAINM7IZMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/AENA/INM7IZMC/FIKAENAINM7IZMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/AENA/INM7IZMC/FIKAENAINM7IZMC.SMALL.jpg _Boltz_ *************************************+First Of All , This Instructables had been written By an 16 years old guy...... Not A English Professor , So Please Inform any grammatical Mistake Before Making Fun Of me. :p +And Please do not imitate any of the logo seen in the pictures Most Of them have Copy...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:57:12 PDT
Firefly - Printable racing drone http://www.instructables.com/id/Firefly-Printable-Racing-Drone/
Firefly - Printable racing drone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/ZFFU/IN0FHLWG/FG8ZFFUIN0FHLWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/ZFFU/IN0FHLWG/FG8ZFFUIN0FHLWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/ZFFU/IN0FHLWG/FG8ZFFUIN0FHLWG.SMALL.jpg firefly1504 Ever wanted a cool looking 3d Printed racing drone? With this instructable you can build your own fully featured racing quad with folding arms and superb flight characteristics.You can download all the necessary STL files from thingiverse:http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:958541I hope you are having ...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 03:16:51 PDT
Perfect (3d Printed) Hinge http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-3d-Printed-Hinge/
Perfect (3d Printed) Hinge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/1PAL/IMUTOKA6/F5T1PALIMUTOKA6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/1PAL/IMUTOKA6/F5T1PALIMUTOKA6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/1PAL/IMUTOKA6/F5T1PALIMUTOKA6.SMALL.jpg J-Max In a project budget, hardware regulary takes an important part of the budget. Making your hardware by yourself achieve the dual goal to get a suitable piece of hardware and to reduces the overall cost. Hinges made out of metal or wood are not easy to make and a good hinge will probably take you a lo...
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 15:37:43 PDT
3D Printed Edward Inspired Hidden Blade http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Edward-Inspired-Hidden-Blade/
3D Printed Edward Inspired Hidden Blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/A3H4/IMTGKBIE/F3QA3H4IMTGKBIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/A3H4/IMTGKBIE/F3QA3H4IMTGKBIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/A3H4/IMTGKBIE/F3QA3H4IMTGKBIE.SMALL.jpg joaoduarte Here's something that I've always wanted to do! A hidden blade from Assassin's Creed! I know, aren't there a million of those already on the internet? Well kind of, there are a lot of hidden blades online, and people have been making amazing designs for a long time, but I've always felt that there w...
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 11:02:19 PDT
Universal Metric T-handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Metric-T-handle/
Universal Metric T-handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/F7D7/IMQLIRXY/FF0F7D7IMQLIRXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/F7D7/IMQLIRXY/FF0F7D7IMQLIRXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/F7D7/IMQLIRXY/FF0F7D7IMQLIRXY.SMALL.jpg linker210 This design was born out of a need to save space in my tool bag. I already had allen/hex wrench sets, but no T-handles. Instead of buying more tools I decided to design a handle that would work with my existing wrenches. This handle is designed to fit metric wrenches but it will work with most imper...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 21:51:02 PDT
Thermoextensible 3D Printed Structures: Capabilities and Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoforming-3D-Printed-Structures-Capabilities-a/
Thermoextensible 3D Printed Structures: Capabilities and Applications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/6Y7G/IMDZ68G9/FMZ6Y7GIMDZ68G9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/6Y7G/IMDZ68G9/FMZ6Y7GIMDZ68G9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/6Y7G/IMDZ68G9/FMZ6Y7GIMDZ68G9.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian Thermoextensible structures are a class of 2D or 3D structure that can be fabricated in a "collapsed" state from a thermoplastic and then heated past the glass transition point of the constituent material to deploy or extend the structure to occupy more area or volume than the original structure.I d...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 11:25:16 PDT
How To Make 3D Filament Rivets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-3D-Filament-Rivets/
How To Make 3D Filament Rivets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/9TRJ/ILFI4CL7/FYE9TRJILFI4CL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/9TRJ/ILFI4CL7/FYE9TRJILFI4CL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/9TRJ/ILFI4CL7/FYE9TRJILFI4CL7.SMALL.jpg BarbMakesThings Need to attach 3D printed parts? Rather than use pins, pre-made rivets, or machine screws, you can make quick and easy plastic rivets with a couple inches of filament from your 3D printer. I've been using this technique for a while now, and finally made a quick video showing you how on my YouTube ch...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 06:58:29 PST
Add metal threads to your 3D prints - make them functional! http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Metal-Threads-to-Your-3D-Prints-Make-Them-Func/
Add metal threads to your 3D prints - make them functional! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6NI7/ILCN8CDB/FHO6NI7ILCN8CDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6NI7/ILCN8CDB/FHO6NI7ILCN8CDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6NI7/ILCN8CDB/FHO6NI7ILCN8CDB.SMALL.jpg adamgw Connecting mechanical components can be a challenge with 3D printing. Tapping functional holes in plastic that can support a load is nearly impossible. I want to share an easy method I've found to add metal threads to a 3D print that you can do with just a soldering iron.This Instructable is entered...
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Fri, 4 Mar 2016 07:20:45 PST
3D Printer Lead Screw Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Lead-Screw-Upgrade/
3D Printer Lead Screw Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/WDZ1/IKYCXLTL/FJIWDZ1IKYCXLTL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/WDZ1/IKYCXLTL/FJIWDZ1IKYCXLTL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/WDZ1/IKYCXLTL/FJIWDZ1IKYCXLTL.SMALL.jpg harari I built my Prusa i3 3D printer more than a year ago and I think it’s time for an upgrade.This upgrade will concentrate on the Z axis movement only, and the replacement of the threaded rods with proper lead screws.This is more of a structural upgrade that will improve reliability. I do not expect gre...
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 01:32:33 PST
DIY 3D Body Scanner Intro. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3D-Body-Scanner-Intro/
DIY 3D Body Scanner Intro. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/YZY8/IKSKZODW/FQFYZY8IKSKZODW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/YZY8/IKSKZODW/FQFYZY8IKSKZODW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/YZY8/IKSKZODW/FQFYZY8IKSKZODW.SMALL.jpg aenoble The tools needed for this project include: Laser cutter (50 watt), Drill press, Power miter, box Table, saw Tap & die set (#25 drill bit & 10/24 NC tap) assorted twist drills, assorted spade bits, hole saws, forstner bits and assorted hand toolsThe materials need for this project, their prices and w...
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:39:14 PST
TETRIX 3D-Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetrix-3D-Printer/
TETRIX 3D-Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/X2M2/IKMV7KJI/FL7X2M2IKMV7KJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/X2M2/IKMV7KJI/FL7X2M2IKMV7KJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/X2M2/IKMV7KJI/FL7X2M2IKMV7KJI.SMALL.jpg k2tech The TETRIX 3D-Printer was designed as an educational tool for middle and high school technology students, robotics teams, and adults. The purpose of constructing the printer is to train people's building, tool usage, electronics, CAD, and programming skills with a single project. You also get a 3D-p...
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 23:32:26 PST
Make Minecraft heart cookies with help from a 3d printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Minecraft-Heart-Cookies-With-Help-From-a-3d-P/
Make Minecraft heart cookies with help from a 3d printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ACY7/IKLFQ52N/FW3ACY7IKLFQ52N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ACY7/IKLFQ52N/FW3ACY7IKLFQ52N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ACY7/IKLFQ52N/FW3ACY7IKLFQ52N.SMALL.jpg shapespeare 3d printing has become so common at my house that my kids are actually bored of it. "Oh great, Dad 3d printed something. . .again." So when my 9 year old daughter wanted to make Minecraft heart cookies for the school bake sale the next day I saw an opportunity for redemption. We don't often have e...
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 15:42:36 PST
3d scan anything using just a camera http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Scan-Anything-Using-Just-a-Camera/
3d scan anything using just a camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/9H8O/IKK2ELUG/FPE9H8OIKK2ELUG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/9H8O/IKK2ELUG/FPE9H8OIKK2ELUG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/9H8O/IKK2ELUG/FPE9H8OIKK2ELUG.SMALL.jpg shapespeare If you haven't been living under a rock for the last few years you have probably heard all the cool stuff that is going on with 3d printing. We are now capable of printing almost anything provided we have a 3d model to work from. There are many ways to make a 3d model, but one of the coolest is to...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:21:19 PST
Ember 3D Printer Build Arm Teardown http://www.instructables.com/id/Ember-3D-Printer-Build-Arm-Teardown/
Ember 3D Printer Build Arm Teardown - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/ESLM/IKJ87FOU/FQSESLMIKJ87FOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/ESLM/IKJ87FOU/FQSESLMIKJ87FOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/ESLM/IKJ87FOU/FQSESLMIKJ87FOU.SMALL.jpg Steve Crayons The Ember 3D printer is open-hardware. You can download the CAD files for free! Today we’ll take apart the build arm on the printer and examine how it was engineered. This is not a necessary procedure for the operation of the print, just a demonstration of how the components work. Remove build arm...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:35:42 PST
3D Printed electric Longboard V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Electric-Longboard-V2/
3D Printed electric Longboard V2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/KWLO/IKBHV4AT/FXTKWLOIKBHV4AT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/KWLO/IKBHV4AT/FXTKWLOIKBHV4AT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/KWLO/IKBHV4AT/FXTKWLOIKBHV4AT.SMALL.jpg Saral Tayal This is my second version of my 3d printed electric long board. You can find the first version here.I saw these videos on the internet with people riding electric skateboard and going really fast. The practical applications of these boards as a means of transport caught my attention. Not to mention,...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 02:26:10 PST
The Lum 3D Printer: Lower Frame and Conveyor Module for Infiniprinting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Loom-Printer-Infini-Printing-Assembly/
The Lum 3D Printer: Lower Frame and Conveyor Module for Infiniprinting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/3J8E/IKBHSWEM/FCL3J8EIKBHSWEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/3J8E/IKBHSWEM/FCL3J8EIKBHSWEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/3J8E/IKBHSWEM/FCL3J8EIKBHSWEM.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian This is Part 2 of the Loom Printer assembly documentation. It will cover the fabrication and assembly of the machine frame and the conveyor module that allows for "infini-printing" objects of arbitrary length. Full CAD for the project can be downloaded here. Print the Build Belt The Loom Print...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:55:21 PST
How to Design a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-3D-Printer/
How to Design a 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SMALL.jpg 3DHotpants I recently built my own 3D printer with a friend. The process was both challenging and rewarding, and it's awesome to have a 3D printer of my own design. However, I found very little information out there on how to make a 3D printer from scratch on my own. The goal of this instructable is to help th...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 06:56:11 PST
Repair Broken Glasses with 3D printer - HowTo http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Broken-Glasses-With-3D-Printer-HowTo/
Repair Broken Glasses with 3D printer - HowTo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/PU8E/IKA070VR/FWJPU8EIKA070VR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/PU8E/IKA070VR/FWJPU8EIKA070VR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/PU8E/IKA070VR/FWJPU8EIKA070VR.SMALL.jpg NespLab Hi! I have not great knowledge or big machines, but I have problems. Yeah.So, this time my little brother broke his glasses, again. Since this is the third time in one year, I decided to try repairing them, so I'll show you how I did. As you can see, the problem was not only a fracture in the frame,...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 17:01:29 PST
How to 3D print an animation inspired by Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-Print-an-Animation-Inspired-by-Kurt-Vonn/
How to 3D print an animation inspired by Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/W0K1/IK7N8D3A/FXUW0K1IK7N8D3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/W0K1/IK7N8D3A/FXUW0K1IK7N8D3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/W0K1/IK7N8D3A/FXUW0K1IK7N8D3A.SMALL.jpg Steve Crayons Most 3D printers work by taking a 3D file (like an STL), and slicing it into a stack of 2D files. The 2D files are then printed one on top of the other to create the final 3D form. Here we'll start with a 2D animation and use the individual frames as slices to create a 3D object.Our animation is goi...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 08:22:15 PST
Better Makerbot Replicator 2 Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-Makerbot-Replicator-2-Buttons/
Better Makerbot Replicator 2 Buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/2MO0/IK2X5GBA/F782MO0IK2X5GBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/2MO0/IK2X5GBA/F782MO0IK2X5GBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/2MO0/IK2X5GBA/F782MO0IK2X5GBA.SMALL.jpg sweeezn A more permanent solution to crappy soft buttons for your 3D printer.I've tried the remote button repair kits and other techniques, and they always eventually fail. Adding momentary switches adds a satisfying click to moving through the menu.At this point you're probably so frustrated with fixing th...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 16:52:38 PST
Use 3d Printing to Cast Climbing Holds (or Anything Else) http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-3d-Printing-to-Cast-Climbing-Holds-or-Anything/
Use 3d Printing to Cast Climbing Holds (or Anything Else) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/041D/IJYUUVQC/FDD041DIJYUUVQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/041D/IJYUUVQC/FDD041DIJYUUVQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/041D/IJYUUVQC/FDD041DIJYUUVQC.SMALL.jpg shapespeare When my kids got interested in rock climbing my natural first thought was to build them a climbing wall. Okay, I like climbing as much as they do, probably more, but the kids always make a good excuse. "But sweetie, I bought the cnc vertical mill for the kids." As an avid 3d printer I thought why...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 22:07:54 PST
Ada Robotic Hand - Open Bionics http://www.instructables.com/id/Ada-Robotic-Hand-Open-Bionics/
Ada Robotic Hand - Open Bionics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FQCW/IKOCWEA0/F47FQCWIKOCWEA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FQCW/IKOCWEA0/F47FQCWIKOCWEA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FQCW/IKOCWEA0/F47FQCWIKOCWEA0.SMALL.jpg Open Bionics This is a step by step guide on how to make an Open Bionics Ada robotic hand. This is derived from the Dextrus robotic hand, by the Open Hand Project. It assumes you have either ordered the Ada robotic hand kit or have access to a 3D printer and are planning to print 3D parts from YouMagine or thing...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 08:54:32 PST
Dual or multi color 3D Printing with single extruder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-or-Multi-color-Printing-With-Single-Extruder/
Dual or multi color 3D Printing with single extruder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/WCW6/IJOMUF2P/FAJWCW6IJOMUF2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/WCW6/IJOMUF2P/FAJWCW6IJOMUF2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/WCW6/IJOMUF2P/FAJWCW6IJOMUF2P.SMALL.jpg ldabague After using RepRap 3d printers for while, I thought that single color printing is getting a bit boring.Of course you can hand print or do airbrush painting, but it takes longer and requires more equipments.So I figured that there are several methods to print with multicolor plastics with a single ex...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:59:39 PST
3d Print an Mf Doom Pendant! http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Print-an-Mf-Doom-Pendant/
3d Print an Mf Doom Pendant! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CL3N/IJKCFVPP/FATCL3NIJKCFVPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CL3N/IJKCFVPP/FATCL3NIJKCFVPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CL3N/IJKCFVPP/FATCL3NIJKCFVPP.SMALL.jpg ethan.wittenberg Hey hip hop heads! As a massive MF Doom lover, I wanted to create a little piece of memorabilia to wear about. A pendant seemed about right as rings have already been done. Here is my process!This print was actually easier than I expected, so best of luck!What you will need:- a 3d printer you are fa...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 07:22:49 PST
3D printed StormTrooper Action figure! (Realistic articulation) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-StormTrooper-Action-Figure-Realistic-Ar/
3D printed StormTrooper Action figure! (Realistic articulation) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/XO3T/IJHFFR4Z/F3WXO3TIJHFFR4Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/XO3T/IJHFFR4Z/F3WXO3TIJHFFR4Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/XO3T/IJHFFR4Z/F3WXO3TIJHFFR4Z.SMALL.jpg mchau2 Report in position! Captain Phasma is leading a wave of attack on the resistance!The resistance is no piece of cake! First Order needs to get some more troopers to join our fight!Inspired by Autodesk's tinkerplay and my background of legos the bionicles(leave a comment if you had one), this instruct...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 04:47:14 PST
3D printing errors ( just hack it ) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Hack-em-All/
3D printing errors ( just hack it ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/0V8H/IJHJQNJZ/FMP0V8HIJHJQNJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/0V8H/IJHJQNJZ/FMP0V8HIJHJQNJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/0V8H/IJHJQNJZ/FMP0V8HIJHJQNJZ.SMALL.jpg Cloudfantasy 3D printers are awesome and it made my life easier, instead of buying Things why not make Them. That way I can customize it to my needs, and possible personalize gifts for friends and fam. Since I was a teen I started learning about How to create 3D models using various 3D Softwares. I was so excite...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 05:05:46 PST
Manage 3D Printer Filament Spools with Zip Ties http://www.instructables.com/id/Manage-3D-Printer-Filament-Spools-With-Zip-Ties/
Manage 3D Printer Filament Spools with Zip Ties - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/XQSD/IJAA6ICR/FIFXQSDIJAA6ICR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/XQSD/IJAA6ICR/FIFXQSDIJAA6ICR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/XQSD/IJAA6ICR/FIFXQSDIJAA6ICR.SMALL.jpg TheCoffeeDude As I am sure many people are, I am short on maker space in my condo and could manage 3d printer spools better. This Instructable came out of the necessity of hanging my 3D printer and spools out of the way when I wasn't using them. My work area is almost entirely populated by wire shelving, so unles...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:27:17 PST
3D Print Intermatic Timer Trippers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Intermatic-Timer-Trippers/
3D Print Intermatic Timer Trippers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/H6NQ/IJAA6ILG/FBTH6NQIJAA6ILG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/H6NQ/IJAA6ILG/FBTH6NQIJAA6ILG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/H6NQ/IJAA6ILG/FBTH6NQIJAA6ILG.SMALL.jpg TheCoffeeDude If you have ever used an Intermatic TN-series Timer, particularly for hydroponic gardening, you soon learn the frustration caused by the little plastic timer trippers that are necessary to turn the current on and off according to schedule. The most frustrating thing perhaps, is that there never seem...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:04:48 PST
Real Life Minecraft Torch! 3D Printed and Painted http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Life-Minecraft-Torch-3D-Printed-and-Painted/
Real Life Minecraft Torch! 3D Printed and Painted - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/A7MT/IJ61ZD53/FZEA7MTIJ61ZD53.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/A7MT/IJ61ZD53/FZEA7MTIJ61ZD53.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/A7MT/IJ61ZD53/FZEA7MTIJ61ZD53.SMALL.jpg NespLab Hi everybody! I'm back with an easy and good looking project!In case you lived outside this planet during the past few years, "Minecraft is a game about breaking and placing blocks. At first, people built structures to protect against nocturnal monsters, but as the game grew players worked together ...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 11:13:57 PST
3D Printer Filament Desiccator Chamber for Hygroscopic Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Filament-Desiccator-Chamber-for-Hygrosc/
3D Printer Filament Desiccator Chamber for Hygroscopic Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/7WQL/IIYWSSYW/FIW7WQLIIYWSSYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/7WQL/IIYWSSYW/FIW7WQLIIYWSSYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/7WQL/IIYWSSYW/FIW7WQLIIYWSSYW.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian As more and more experimental materials become available for low cost FDM machines, the need for optimized parameters and process control is becoming more strongly apparent. Many of the flexible and water-soluble materials are quite hygroscopic and incidence of jamming, print defects, and print fai...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 15:30:41 PST
Custom Pocket Slim Gadget Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Pocket-Slim-Gadget-Stand/
Custom Pocket Slim Gadget Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/XBJK/IIT4Y92K/FYGXBJKIIT4Y92K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/XBJK/IIT4Y92K/FYGXBJKIIT4Y92K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/XBJK/IIT4Y92K/FYGXBJKIIT4Y92K.SMALL.jpg cfishy First generation gadgets are exciting, but waiting for available accessories is very frustrating. In this instructable, I'll show you how I create custom fitted stands for my new gadgets. They are pockatable, adjustable, and best of all you can customize it to give it your personal touch! A great co...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 17:52:39 PST
A Solution to Loose Change http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Solution-to-Loose-Change/
A Solution to Loose Change - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/AQUH/IIOYVZNB/FBVAQUHIIOYVZNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/AQUH/IIOYVZNB/FBVAQUHIIOYVZNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/AQUH/IIOYVZNB/FBVAQUHIIOYVZNB.SMALL.jpg Jackofalltrades_ I hate having change jingling around in my pocket. Unfortunately, I always buy everything with cash, and I have an equal dislike for not having change when I need it. I've found it is not enough to have change in my backpack or car, since I can never remember to grab it when I need it. I needs to be...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 16:59:08 PST
A Set of 3D printed Windshield Wire clips http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Set-of-3D-Printed-Windshield-Wire-Clips/
A Set of 3D printed Windshield Wire clips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/J2SZ/IIGC6A5D/FZ3J2SZIIGC6A5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/J2SZ/IIGC6A5D/FZ3J2SZIIGC6A5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/J2SZ/IIGC6A5D/FZ3J2SZIIGC6A5D.SMALL.jpg andymenon This project is one of my first experiences with a 3D printer. Two winters ago, I got myself a Printrbot Simple Metal Christmas bundle kit that came with a knocked down 3D printer along with a whole lot of free accessories and ended up being a pretty good deal at the time!Having put together the pri...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 07:33:56 PST
3D Print Chemical Structures http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Chemical-Structures/
3D Print Chemical Structures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/VB7F/IIGE7MXI/FNBVB7FIIGE7MXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/VB7F/IIGE7MXI/FNBVB7FIIGE7MXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/VB7F/IIGE7MXI/FNBVB7FIIGE7MXI.SMALL.jpg entomophile Remember making those ball and stick models in chemistry class? Well I do and it brings back bad memories of long study hours, mind numbing equations, and stressful exams. But as an aging nerd, I've developed an appreciation for what those models represent. Imagine the geek cred you can earn by ...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 13:44:33 PST
Customizable 3D Printed Laser Cut Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-3D-Printed-Laser-Cut-Lamp/
Customizable 3D Printed Laser Cut Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/KF9F/II96YWJJ/FQ2KF9FII96YWJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/KF9F/II96YWJJ/FQ2KF9FII96YWJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/KF9F/II96YWJJ/FQ2KF9FII96YWJJ.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 I love 3D printing. It can be used in nearly any application, and can create complicated, easily customizable, precise objects.I wanted to make some interesting accent lighting for my room, so I decided to use 3D printing, laser cutting, and inexpensive LED light bulbs to get there. This is a super ...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 08:59:15 PST
How to Make a 3D Printed Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-3D-Printed-Ornament/
How to Make a 3D Printed Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/6LK0/II7RGT4H/FV16LK0II7RGT4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/6LK0/II7RGT4H/FV16LK0II7RGT4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/6LK0/II7RGT4H/FV16LK0II7RGT4H.SMALL.jpg MakeItYoutube Create your own 3D printed LED ornament!Print the parts and add a simple circuit to spice up your tree! Video Watch this video instead of the written tutorial, or use it to see the steps performed while following along! Supplies Parts:WireElectrical TapeCoin Cell BatteryWhite LEDsSwitchThingiv...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 09:10:48 PST
Smooth finishing of 3D printed objects (TfCD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Smooth-Finishing-of-3D-Printed-Objects/
Smooth finishing of 3D printed objects (TfCD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/8YOU/II94PN7G/FV28YOUII94PN7G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/8YOU/II94PN7G/FV28YOUII94PN7G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/8YOU/II94PN7G/FV28YOUII94PN7G.SMALL.jpg irischung The use of 3D printing for quick prototyping or producing small batches is popular nowadays. For the master course Advanced Concept Design (subcourse TFCD) at the Technical University of Delft, a learning tool is created for medical students to draw on 3D printed body parts, to improve their spatial...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 08:21:02 PST
From a 3D scan to a 3D fitted model (TfCD) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-a-3D-Scan-to-a-3D-Fitted-Model/
From a 3D scan to a 3D fitted model (TfCD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/5UQ9/II96YEEX/F9R5UQ9II96YEEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/5UQ9/II96YEEX/F9R5UQ9II96YEEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/5UQ9/II96YEEX/F9R5UQ9II96YEEX.SMALL.jpg NinoRandy This instructable is created on behalf of the Technology for Concept Design course at Delft University of Technology regarding to emerging technologies. This instruction is to guide you through a process of making a 3D fitted model of a product. Generate a 3D scan Contact an organization/univers...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 07:53:39 PST