Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - 3d printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:34:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Custom Wax Candles - using 3D printed Molds http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Wax-Candles-using-3D-printed-Molds/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:13:41 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
3D Printed Drive Wheel Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/CQJN/IB8IEO04/FUXCQJNIB8IEO04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/CQJN/IB8IEO04/FUXCQJNIB8IEO04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/CQJN/IB8IEO04/FUXCQJNIB8IEO04.SMALL.jpg dellinger This project came about to fill a need for an entry into the Power Racing Series from my local makerspace, The Maker Station. In the process of hacking a child-size ride-on vehicle into a vehicle capable of being raced around by adults, you come across numerous problems you have to solve. In this ca...
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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/
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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/
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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/
3D Printing Hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BGTM/IAS232A6/FGZBGTMIAS232A6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BGTM/IAS232A6/FGZBGTMIAS232A6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BGTM/IAS232A6/FGZBGTMIAS232A6.SMALL.jpg Jubal117 Entering the world of 3d printing can be a little intimidating for a non-engineer or young gun trying to earn his salt. This instructable will give you some tips and tricks from an engineer who has used an Ultimaker original for a little over 6 months. My goal is to take the issues I faced in 3d pri...
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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
Making a Cookie Cutter in Tinkercad http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Cookie-Cutter-in-Tinkercad/
Making a Cookie Cutter in Tinkercad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/WBBJ/IANS6DSM/F3DWBBJIANS6DSM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/WBBJ/IANS6DSM/F3DWBBJIANS6DSM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/WBBJ/IANS6DSM/F3DWBBJIANS6DSM.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz I use Tinkercad primarily for making robot parts for the Digilent MRK and SRK, but when I first started I wanted something simple that would get me used to some of the basic functions of Tinkercad. So I decided to make a cookie cutter of our MakerSpace logo Turbo. What you will need In this Ins...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 11:11:28 PDT
Strandbeest Inspired 3D Printable Walking Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Strandbeest-Inspired-3D-Printable-Walking-Machine/
Strandbeest Inspired 3D Printable Walking Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/YGR8/IAQ0JOI5/FHHYGR8IAQ0JOI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/YGR8/IAQ0JOI5/FHHYGR8IAQ0JOI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/YGR8/IAQ0JOI5/FHHYGR8IAQ0JOI5.SMALL.jpg danowall1 This Instructable will guide you through the process of creating your very own walking machine. The design of this toy was inspired by Theo Jansen's Strandbeest creatures, and combines 3D printing with some standard hardware to put the beauty of Jansen's walking mechanism in your hands. Parts Lis...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 20:33:25 PDT
ABS Juice and Slurry - Getting your Prints to Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/ABS-Juice-and-Slurry-Getting-your-Prints-to-Stick/
ABS Juice and Slurry - Getting your Prints to Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/LLB2/IAGMTK3S/F0KLLB2IAGMTK3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/LLB2/IAGMTK3S/F0KLLB2IAGMTK3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/LLB2/IAGMTK3S/F0KLLB2IAGMTK3S.SMALL.jpg Drillbit Do your prints end up looking like this? Would you like to make them look like the second picture? With this Instructable I'll show you how to get your prints to adhere to your print bed firmly with ABS Juice.When I first started printing, I struggled a lot with warped prints, which on a shared prin...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 07:54:41 PDT
LEGO 3d Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-3d-Printer/
LEGO 3d Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Z7LK/IAF6V46T/F1SZ7LKIAF6V46T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Z7LK/IAF6V46T/F1SZ7LKIAF6V46T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Z7LK/IAF6V46T/F1SZ7LKIAF6V46T.SMALL.jpg Gosse Adema This LEGO printer is based on the Prusa I3 rework printer. The printer started as a A4-plotter with stepper motors from an old HP printer. After upgrading the stepper motors to Nema 17 motors I decided to build a X, Y and Z axis machine. This evolved in this printer.LEGO and Nema 17 stepper motors a...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 12:52:07 PDT
3D Printed Rotary Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Rotary-Clock/
3D Printed Rotary Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/HUFE/IAEJIG4B/FL6HUFEIAEJIG4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/HUFE/IAEJIG4B/FL6HUFEIAEJIG4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/HUFE/IAEJIG4B/FL6HUFEIAEJIG4B.SMALL.jpg NespLab Hi, everybody!I decided to make this clock as a challenge to myself. I am not either a designer or an engineer, so it was really challenging for me! All the pieces were designed with 123D Design, very simple yet powerful tool.As you can see, the clock has three rotors: the left one shows the hour, t...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 15:40:39 PDT
Affordable Rock Tumbler http://www.instructables.com/id/Affordable-Rock-Tumbler/
Affordable Rock Tumbler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/H79X/IACEEUI6/F3WH79XIACEEUI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/H79X/IACEEUI6/F3WH79XIACEEUI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/H79X/IACEEUI6/F3WH79XIACEEUI6.SMALL.jpg onkelgeorg This is my affordable rock tumbler designed to tumble 3D printed parts, printed with ColorFabbs metal filled filaments (BronzeFill, BrassFill, CopperFill). It is also possible to add a 'golden' shine to regular PLA when the parts are tumbled with brass screws. It should be possible to build this tum...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 01:43:02 PDT
Rubber Band Powered, 3D Printed Race Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-Powered-3D-Printed-Race-Boat/
Rubber Band Powered, 3D Printed Race Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/C3QU/IAAG09GA/FE2C3QUIAAG09GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/C3QU/IAAG09GA/FE2C3QUIAAG09GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/C3QU/IAAG09GA/FE2C3QUIAAG09GA.SMALL.jpg cfishy Zippercraft is a 3D printed, rubber band powered boat. It won the open class Moat Boat Paddle Battle at Maker Faire Bay Area, 2015. It has a very simple design; you can make one, too!Here, you can see how it performs; It shot down the 12' course in about 2 seconds. That's roughly 4 miles/hour, or 3....
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Sat, 30 May 2015 00:15:27 PDT
3D Printed Stone Head http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Stone-Head/
3D Printed Stone Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/J4CP/IA8WXEFL/FTQJ4CPIA8WXEFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/J4CP/IA8WXEFL/FTQJ4CPIA8WXEFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/J4CP/IA8WXEFL/FTQJ4CPIA8WXEFL.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak 3D Printing is awesome. But after printing out lots of fun things with my 3D printer, I got sick of them all looking like they came from a 3D printer. Relatively inexpesive FDM printers always have layer lines that you can both see and feel. I wanted a final product that nobody would expect was 3D...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 16:39:52 PDT
How to Fix Toys with 3D printing. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Toys-with-3D-printing/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 14:23:40 PDT
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Enclosure-Maker-Space/
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly Here's a video describing my enclosure and all the designs and prints that went into it... Watch this first so you can get an idea of the overall concept, design and features before I go into a step-by-step Instructable on how to build it. (Sorry in advance, but I kinda get off track in the video wi...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 02:34:05 PDT
Mushroom baby in Super Mario Bros, TV game http://www.instructables.com/id/Mushroom-baby-in-Super-Mario-Bros-TV-game/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 23:12:11 PDT
DIY Printed Quadcopter Joystick and Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-quadcopter-joystick-and-frame/
DIY Printed Quadcopter Joystick and Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/1DE6/IA56Z0WH/FMZ1DE6IA56Z0WH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/1DE6/IA56Z0WH/FMZ1DE6IA56Z0WH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/1DE6/IA56Z0WH/FMZ1DE6IA56Z0WH.SMALL.jpg ivver Hi there,in this tutorial I'll show how I made quadcopter frame and joystick for controlling it. Currently I don't have software for it, jet, I'm developing this quadcopter in my free time so basically I'm taking baby steps.I'll be more oriented to hardware build rather then on software.Main goal o...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 11:51:53 PDT
Modeling Props for 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Modeling-Props-for-3D-Printing/
Modeling Props for 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/IIE7/IA3RFXNI/FQDIIE7IA3RFXNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/IIE7/IA3RFXNI/FQDIIE7IA3RFXNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/IIE7/IA3RFXNI/FQDIIE7IA3RFXNI.SMALL.jpg The Irish Cowboy This is going to be a brief overview of how I concept, design, and model semi functional props such as firearms. This Instructable will mainly focus on my Halo firearms but this method can be applied to nearly anything you wish to make! In this tutorial, we will follow the creation of my first major...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 12:38:52 PDT
3D Printed Retrofit for a Tablet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Retrofit-for-a-Tablet-Stand/
3D Printed Retrofit for a Tablet Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/7HSW/IA0WUH8Q/FMK7HSWIA0WUH8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/7HSW/IA0WUH8Q/FMK7HSWIA0WUH8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/7HSW/IA0WUH8Q/FMK7HSWIA0WUH8Q.SMALL.jpg po94110 The ProblemI purchased this stylish tablet stand, and it worked great for a few months. One of its many features was that it rotated 180 degrees from portrait mode to landscape mode. After 3 or 4 of months of use however, the center axis loosened, and any up and down motion on the touch screen would...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 11:54:52 PDT
101 useful, practical, functional 3d prints! http://www.instructables.com/id/101-useful-practical-functional-3d-prints/
101 useful, practical, functional 3d prints! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/T2CY/I9YBO55A/F44T2CYI9YBO55A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/T2CY/I9YBO55A/F44T2CYI9YBO55A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/T2CY/I9YBO55A/F44T2CYI9YBO55A.SMALL.jpg JavaProgrammer This is a compilation of 101 useful things that can be 3D printed!If you like this instructable please vote for it in the "Mind for Design"(Theme:Digital Design) and/or the "3D printing"(Theme: Anything to do with 3D printing) contest(s). If you don't have an account, please take the time to make on...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 13:21:54 PDT
Holocron Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Holocron-Nightlight/
Holocron Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/FCR7/I9YBUSRE/FR3FCR7I9YBUSRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/FCR7/I9YBUSRE/FR3FCR7I9YBUSRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/FCR7/I9YBUSRE/FR3FCR7I9YBUSRE.SMALL.jpg daslerpc This nightlight appears, at first, to be nothing but a simple cube. Written on one side is the word "Off" and on the other is, as one might expect, is the word "On". By turning the cube upside down, you activate the light inside and reveal the cubes secret!Hidden within the cube are the emblems of f...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 00:04:59 PDT
App and timer controlled automatic blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/App-and-timer-controlled-automatic-blinds/
App and timer controlled automatic blinds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FENU/I9WM1KDE/FCRFENUI9WM1KDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FENU/I9WM1KDE/FCRFENUI9WM1KDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FENU/I9WM1KDE/FCRFENUI9WM1KDE.SMALL.jpg johanmoberg Hello boys and girls!Feeling like making something today? Own a 3d printer but mostly been printing phone cases, miniature yodas, toothbrush holders and spare parts? Now its time to really make good use of that 3d printer and make a useful and fun product that nobody else have!What we'll be making t...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 06:31:41 PDT