Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - 3d printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:27:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cheap, Easy, Universal Filament holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Easy-Universal-Filament-holder/
Cheap, Easy, Universal Filament holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5NK3/HTS5DB1S/FFD5NK3HTS5DB1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5NK3/HTS5DB1S/FFD5NK3HTS5DB1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5NK3/HTS5DB1S/FFD5NK3HTS5DB1S.SMALL.jpg drac5290 I recently bought myself a Printrbot jr v2 and I have loved how easy it is to use and tinker with. The only real problem I have found with it is the filament roll holders that come standard (image 3 and 4) can not hold all rolls of filament I own. As anyone who has bought filament online will ...
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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/
3D Printed Reaction Diffusion Patterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZISO/HT9B1CMX/F1SZISOHT9B1CMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZISO/HT9B1CMX/F1SZISOHT9B1CMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZISO/HT9B1CMX/F1SZISOHT9B1CMX.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali I'm inspired by the visual and sculptural works of: Nervous System: http://n-e-r-v-o-u-s.com/ Karsten Schmidt: http://postspectacular.com/ Jonathan McCabe: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jonathanmccabe/sets/ Peter Jellitsch: http://www.peterjellitsch.com Daniel Widrig: http://w...
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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/
Custom hydrographic design for 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/6NNZ/HS1RS7G3/FO06NNZHS1RS7G3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/6NNZ/HS1RS7G3/FO06NNZHS1RS7G3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/6NNZ/HS1RS7G3/FO06NNZHS1RS7G3.SMALL.jpg le FabShop Last month, Bertier Luyt, (president of le FabShop) discovered the existence of the hydrographic technology, with this viral video on Youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iP7BKHU4WUc This video showing a man dip coating his hand with a carbon pattern can be quite impressive for someone who neve...
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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...
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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
3-Dimensional Textiles http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Dimensional-Textiles/
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 22:51:32 PDT
3D Printed bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-bracelet/
3D Printed bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/QYWI/HIPILTM7/FUCQYWIHIPILTM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/QYWI/HIPILTM7/FUCQYWIHIPILTM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/QYWI/HIPILTM7/FUCQYWIHIPILTM7.SMALL.jpg Daphne Laméris This bracelet is designed in SolidWorks and produced with Shapeways, It's easy and cheap!  The bracelet is also available on Shapeways for 9,24.  http://www.shapeways.com/model/1151624/simple-black-bracelet.html?li=my-models However, it's always more fun to design ityourself. So here are the easy ...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 04:50:55 PDT
Ice and chocolate molds with 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/GEEK-molds-for-every-home-1/
Ice and chocolate molds with 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/6OGP/HIGILL2U/FOS6OGPHIGILL2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/6OGP/HIGILL2U/FOS6OGPHIGILL2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/6OGP/HIGILL2U/FOS6OGPHIGILL2U.SMALL.jpg GEEK design So you are one the us geeks who were always searching for cookies shaped like Donkey Kong or soap shaped like computer mouse? Well search no more, because you can do all of this in house...I present my series of GEEK silicone molds easily done in your own home with awesome 3D print technologies... ...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 23:55:09 PDT
R/C replica WW1 tank http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-replica-WW1-tank/
R/C replica WW1 tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/RS4O/HIGFAU1Y/FO1RS4OHIGFAU1Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/RS4O/HIGFAU1Y/FO1RS4OHIGFAU1Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/RS4O/HIGFAU1Y/FO1RS4OHIGFAU1Y.SMALL.jpg 8bitwood I wanted a remote control World War 1 tank.  So I made one. This instructable is going to be more of a general process than a step by step as a step by step would be 50 pages long.  I am going to cover the process by which I tackled this project in the following categories: -planning (super importa...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 13:45:51 PDT
R/C LEGO® "The Bull" Buggy http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-LEGO-The-Bull-Buggy/
R/C LEGO® "The Bull" Buggy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/CHBO/HH2VMWTA/FWICHBOHH2VMWTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/CHBO/HH2VMWTA/FWICHBOHH2VMWTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/CHBO/HH2VMWTA/FWICHBOHH2VMWTA.SMALL.jpg sath02 There are more than 20 models of LEGO®'s Dune Buggy type car, even more than the models in LEGO® Race Car category. Dune Buggy is usually four wheels drive off road vehicle,  which would not be used on the road. Now that I got excited on the "dune buggy", and was also inspired by 1998 LEGO®'s Turbo...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 11:17:19 PDT
Beginner's Guide to 3D Printing with the Objet Connex 500: How to Build a Missile Launcher Tank (and Clean the Mess you Made in the Process) http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Guide-to-3D-Printing-with-the-Objet-Con/
Beginner's Guide to 3D Printing with the Objet Connex 500: How to Build a Missile Launcher Tank (and Clean the Mess you Made in the Process) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/U95K/HHS9HCF8/FHWU95KHHS9HCF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/U95K/HHS9HCF8/FHWU95KHHS9HCF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/U95K/HHS9HCF8/FHWU95KHHS9HCF8.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer The Objet Connex 500 3D Printer... an arcane, magic and amazing Hi-Tech masterpiece, capable of 3D printing high detailed prototypes. Knowing how to operate this marvelous device is a secret only known by a few chosen ones. And now you, my fellow reader, have this mystic guide in your hands... Yes,...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:38:28 PDT
3D Printed Arduino Controlled Eggbot/Spherepot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Arduino-Controlled-EggbotSpherepot/
3D Printed Arduino Controlled Eggbot/Spherepot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/PYNC/HI3TKJTE/FATPYNCHI3TKJTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/PYNC/HI3TKJTE/FATPYNCHI3TKJTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/PYNC/HI3TKJTE/FATPYNCHI3TKJTE.SMALL.jpg ExperiencingPhysics First off this project was a combination of of two great online resources. I had been looking into building an eggbot for a while and since I had a lot of ping pong balls on hand after one of my other videos the time was right for making my SphereBot that could write on ping pong balls. After d...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 16:12:59 PDT
3D Printed Spiral Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Spiral-Earrings/
3D Printed Spiral Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/76KV/HHS9VK8U/FJE76KVHHS9VK8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/76KV/HHS9VK8U/FJE76KVHHS9VK8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/76KV/HHS9VK8U/FJE76KVHHS9VK8U.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 3D printers can do anything. I wanted to make a present for a friend, and she loves earrings, so I decided on some fancy ones I designed and was able to 3D printed! They are a great gift! This instructable covers the steps to design one with a 3D modeling program, but I will also discuss several way...
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 06:12:01 PDT
3D Printable Hydroponics Tower Support Structure http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Hydroponics-Tower-Support-Structure/
3D Printable Hydroponics Tower Support Structure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/5PU1/HH2VKYVV/F955PU1HH2VKYVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/5PU1/HH2VKYVV/F955PU1HH2VKYVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/5PU1/HH2VKYVV/F955PU1HH2VKYVV.SMALL.jpg gavanmurphy84 This is an idea I have been working on for a while. It began as a vertical Gardening experiment so I could learn about hydroponics and now I just want to get it made and start growing. I wanted to make a Hydroponic Tower that uses waterfall effect to disperse water to plants held in the sides of the...
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Sat, 25 May 2013 12:45:49 PDT
Anatomy of a 3D printed Turk's head http://www.instructables.com/id/Anatomy-of-a-3D-printed-Turks-head/
Anatomy of a 3D printed Turk's head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/OETY/HH2VZBQ0/FOUOETYHH2VZBQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/OETY/HH2VZBQ0/FOUOETYHH2VZBQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/OETY/HH2VZBQ0/FOUOETYHH2VZBQ0.SMALL.jpg jallwine A Turk's head is a decorative woven knot. They come in many shapes and sizes but they all share common properties. I'm currently developing an app that can generate 3D models of Turk's heads for 3D printing. When printed, they make gorgeous rings, bracelets, pendants and more! In this instructable, ...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 05:33:36 PDT
3D Scan and duplicate yourself (or anything!) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Scan-and-duplicate-yourself-or-anything/
3D Scan and duplicate yourself (or anything!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/IGIG/HHMI4T7M/F5XIGIGHHMI4T7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/IGIG/HHMI4T7M/F5XIGIGHHMI4T7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/IGIG/HHMI4T7M/F5XIGIGHHMI4T7M.SMALL.jpg davr.org Using an inexpensive XBOX Kinect (~$100) and a free piece of software (windows only, sorry), you can easily and quickly capture 3d models of people, and then send them to your 3d printer to make little statues! Submitted by the awesome hackerspace Ace Monster Toys from Oakland, CA for the Instructa...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 22:52:40 PDT
R/C LEGO® Car Redux http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-LEGO-Car-Redux/
R/C LEGO® Car Redux - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/OUJN/HFD1E2P2/F6GOUJNHFD1E2P2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/OUJN/HFD1E2P2/F6GOUJNHFD1E2P2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/OUJN/HFD1E2P2/F6GOUJNHFD1E2P2.SMALL.jpg sath02 After I built R/C Lego Car, that used hacked motors and motor housings from the toy Car and toy R/C cars. I realized most of the parts from that toy R/C car that I took the motor out of became wasted. This way was not very practical or not so "green" at all. So I decided to design a 3D printed moto...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 15:08:28 PDT
3D Printed Vertical Ball Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Vertical-Ball-Launcher/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/KM80/HH2W3P78/F4IKM80HH2W3P78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/KM80/HH2W3P78/F4IKM80HH2W3P78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/KM80/HH2W3P78/F4IKM80HH2W3P78.SMALL.jpg Ben Finio This video shows a prototype 3D printed "vertical ball launcher" printed in ABS plastic on an UP! 3D printer. It is designed such that when you push down on one side of a lever, a piston on the other side moves up and comes into contact with a ping pong ball, which is then launched into the air. Th...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 10:52:00 PDT
Litho Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Litho-Lamp/
Litho Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/GCRQ/HH2W0THE/FELGCRQHH2W0THE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/GCRQ/HH2W0THE/FELGCRQHH2W0THE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/GCRQ/HH2W0THE/FELGCRQHH2W0THE.SMALL.jpg Grissini I'm getting married in a few months and like most wedding couples we want a way to display our personalities and save a few bux.  Our rehearsal dinner is going to take place in a park from 6-10pm.  This presented the problem of poor lighting.   Having seen MakerBot's awesome lithograph customizer, I...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 21:10:20 PDT
Google Earth to Makerbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Earth-to-Makerbot/
Google Earth to Makerbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/67PX/H8LVX2VO/FNS67PXH8LVX2VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/67PX/H8LVX2VO/FNS67PXH8LVX2VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/67PX/H8LVX2VO/FNS67PXH8LVX2VO.SMALL.jpg techshopzack Hiya folks! Ever wanted to 3D print a real life building?  It's actually pretty easy and this tutorial will summarize a few good forums and instructional sites on how to do this.  Here's the general workflow: What you will need: A computer to run Google Earth, Google Sketch-Up, and Replicator G.  ...
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Thu, 1 Nov 2012 20:55:36 PDT
Custom 3d printed car parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-3d-printed-car-parts/
Custom 3d printed car parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/A276/HH2VLHBY/FMSA276HH2VLHBY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/A276/HH2VLHBY/FMSA276HH2VLHBY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/A276/HH2VLHBY/FMSA276HH2VLHBY.SMALL.jpg madmorrie The ability of 3d printing to form any shape is quite remarkable. To be able to imagine a part, design it and then simply place an order online and have it arrive in the mailbox is amazing. Especially when the part in question could not realistically be made any other way. Take for example these lo...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 03:00:57 PDT
Realistic Chocolate Heads from 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Realistic-Chocolate-Heads-from-3D-Prints/
Realistic Chocolate Heads from 3D Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/HWAU/HH2VLB3Q/FELHWAUHH2VLB3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/HWAU/HH2VLB3Q/FELHWAUHH2VLB3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/HWAU/HH2VLB3Q/FELHWAUHH2VLB3Q.SMALL.jpg Panotech This instructable describes the workflow used to create chocolate faces. The workflow uses 3D scanning, data manipulation, 3D printing, vacuum forming and chocolate. If your interested in using this workflow or would like some more information send use an email.   3D Scanning The 3D scanning was ...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 18:05:07 PDT
3D Print a Vector File using Tinkercad http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-a-Vector-File-using-Tinkercad/
3D Print a Vector File using Tinkercad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/6WX4/HGZOFI8P/FNM6WX4HGZOFI8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/6WX4/HGZOFI8P/FNM6WX4HGZOFI8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/6WX4/HGZOFI8P/FNM6WX4HGZOFI8P.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura My pal Diego and I wanted to make something cool for our artist collective called "OUR HOUSE". He came up with this super sweet logo for our project, and I wanted to 3D print it as an ornament. I think it could be made in to jewelry too, and I hope to make a mold from this model. (Next Instructable!...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 19:30:40 PDT
3D Printed Sound Bites http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Sound-Bites/
3D Printed Sound Bites - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/VLXR/HGU2L7IW/F0MVLXRHGU2L7IW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/VLXR/HGU2L7IW/F0MVLXRHGU2L7IW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/VLXR/HGU2L7IW/F0MVLXRHGU2L7IW.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei After I posted my 3D printed record project, I received an interesting comment from Instructables author rimar2000.  He described an idea he's had for a while about a strip of material that has audio information encoded on it so that it can be played back by quickly sliding a fingernail, credit card...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 00:26:44 PDT
3D Printed Photograph http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Photograph/
3D Printed Photograph - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/4XWY/HGU2JLA2/F9P4XWYHGU2JLA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/4XWY/HGU2JLA2/F9P4XWYHGU2JLA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/4XWY/HGU2JLA2/F9P4XWYHGU2JLA2.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei The 3d printer in our office (an Objet Connex500) prints with a rigid, semitransparent white material that can be used to create these unique black and white photographic prints.  These prints may be indecipherable when viewed from the side, but when backlit with a diffuse light, they recreate image...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 02:32:27 PDT
Experimenting with Small Parts On Your 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Your-3D-Printer-As-An-Injection-Molder/
Experimenting with Small Parts On Your 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/HD5H/HFWSUJWT/FWHHD5HHFWSUJWT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/HD5H/HFWSUJWT/FWHHD5HHFWSUJWT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/HD5H/HFWSUJWT/FWHHD5HHFWSUJWT.SMALL.jpg bfk                           THIS IS A "LIVING INSTRUCTABLE" ABOUT A NEW DISCOVERY. IT WILL GROW, MATURE AND IMPROVE DRAMATICALLY OVER TIME.    AS EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE  IS GAINED, I'LL UPDATE MY FINDINGS HERE FIRST, PROVIDING A CONVENIENT WAY FOR THOSE INTERESTED, TO FOLLOW ALONG WITH THE...
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Thu, 2 May 2013 15:30:15 PDT
3D Printed Skateboard Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Skateboard-Wheels/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/HL34/HG85CQD9/FJ6HL34HG85CQD9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/HL34/HG85CQD9/FJ6HL34HG85CQD9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/HL34/HG85CQD9/FJ6HL34HG85CQD9.SMALL.jpg GorillazMiko Working [hard] at Instructables means I have access to a ton of equipment, such as laser cutters, water jets, and 3D printers. Recently, I've been intrigued by the fleet of 3D printers we have sitting in Pier 9. Knowing that I have access to the printers and materials, I asked myself a question that...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 12:19:23 PDT
Panoramic Galaxy http://www.instructables.com/id/Panoramic-Galaxy/
Panoramic Galaxy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/W4QP/HET1ELMS/F51W4QPHET1ELMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/W4QP/HET1ELMS/F51W4QPHET1ELMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/W4QP/HET1ELMS/F51W4QPHET1ELMS.SMALL.jpg melvinkat A few months ago I upgraded my cell phone to the Galaxy S3.  It's a great phone.  One of my favorite features is it's ability to create panoramic pictures.  However, I noticed that sometimes the pictures didn't quite line up right.  After talking to my brother-in-law about this I found out that the ...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 18:04:10 PDT