Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - 3d printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 Mar 2015 10:52:19 PST BLOX v1.01 Ember Printer Swatchbook: Textures and Finishing for SLA DLP Printers http://www.instructables.com/id/Ember-Printer-Swatchbook-Textures-and-Finishing/
Ember Printer Swatchbook: Textures and Finishing for SLA DLP Printers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Y0O6/I6NIFA8E/FEAY0O6I6NIFA8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Y0O6/I6NIFA8E/FEAY0O6I6NIFA8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Y0O6/I6NIFA8E/FEAY0O6I6NIFA8E.SMALL.jpg MaddyMaxey Understanding what's possible is a crucial component of creation. When exploring uncharted territory, occasionally it helps to have glimpses of what you may discover along the way. With this in mind, I had the pleasure of working on a swatchbook of possible textures, finishes and materials that can ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:33:01 PST
Make a 3D Printed Light-up Marquee Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-Printed-Light-up-Marquee-Sign/
Make a 3D Printed Light-up Marquee Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/AXRL/I6J7SR4F/F41AXRLI6J7SR4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/AXRL/I6J7SR4F/F41AXRLI6J7SR4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/AXRL/I6J7SR4F/F41AXRLI6J7SR4F.SMALL.jpg colleenjordan Vintage signage is without a doubt, incredibly neat. The colors, and the forms, and the bright lights are really spectacular. You can still see remnants of these signs today, and these windows into the past can be really interesting.In the days before smartphones and the internet, this was one of th...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:58:40 PST
Secured MacBook Air with Portable External Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Secured-MacBook-Air-with-Portable-External-Monitor/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:49:24 PST
How to make an ear ring (a ring that is an ear) 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-ear-ring-a-ring-that-is-an-ear-3D-P/
How to make an ear ring (a ring that is an ear) 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/5B8F/I6DZ0EQO/FFI5B8FI6DZ0EQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/5B8F/I6DZ0EQO/FFI5B8FI6DZ0EQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/5B8F/I6DZ0EQO/FFI5B8FI6DZ0EQO.SMALL.jpg melarky I am an Audioprosthologist (test hearing and fit hearing aids) and am working towards a doctorate in Audiology. I thought it would be fun to make an "ear ring" that didn't make a man look like an effeminate pirate when wearing it :)All parts of the ring are 3D printed with a Printrbot Simple Metal ...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:25:02 PST
Lego EV3 3D Printer 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-EV3-3D-Printer-20/
Lego EV3 3D Printer 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/96U7/I6DYWLPH/FH196U7I6DYWLPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/96U7/I6DYWLPH/FH196U7I6DYWLPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/96U7/I6DYWLPH/FH196U7I6DYWLPH.SMALL.jpg W1ll14m Hi! My name's William and this is my first time on instructable.comMy first project is this Lego Mindstorms 3D printer. I've already built a prototype before this version, but the results were well...mediocre. This is the 2.0 version. It's more precise, more efficient and the printed objects are bet...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:25:56 PST
Javalele http://www.instructables.com/id/Javalele/
Javalele - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SMALL.jpg johngranzow 3D printing is used here to transform an abandoned portafilter into a small stringed instrument. The electroacoustic mini-instrument can be plugged into an amplifier for control of gain or added effects. In this tutorial you can see how to make the most simple version. The first step is to find a a...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:30:56 PST
Ember Printer: Achieving Layered Geometries with PNG Stacks http://www.instructables.com/id/Ember-Printer-Achieving-Layered-Geometries-with-Pn/
Ember Printer: Achieving Layered Geometries with PNG Stacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/33PN/I5J557SO/FSY33PNI5J557SO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/33PN/I5J557SO/FSY33PNI5J557SO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/33PN/I5J557SO/FSY33PNI5J557SO.SMALL.jpg MaddyMaxey The Ember printer from Autodesk is a desktop SLA DLP printer that's entering the market with a few early adopters. While it can print standard .STL files beautifully, Ember also accepts stacks of rasterized images and can print them layer by layer. This means that complex or layered geometries that ...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 14:13:17 PST
beer shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/beer-shooter/
beer shooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus What ever happened to the hubbub around 3D printed weapons? Get ready to bust a cap and shotgun a beer with the 3D printed beer shooter. Before you jump the gun and shoot from the hip, this concept can't shoot anything and is nothing more than a holder for your beer.Perpetuating the concept of 3D pr...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:56:41 PST
Liminal Mass: 3D Printed Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Liminal-Mass-3D-Printed-Ceiling/
Liminal Mass: 3D Printed Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Liminal MassLiminal Mass is a graft within ceiling architecture in a coastal house: a long, narrow piece suspended within the a ceiling annex. Responsive to the environment, the surface’s reflective properties will change throughout the day, alternating between opacity and translucency. Lighting com...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:48:48 PST
3D Printed Head Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Head-Planters/
3D Printed Head Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer Some say that it's hard to find beauty and brains, but what if you could have beauty where the brains should be? If you've ever wanted to give your loved ones beautiful plastic busts of themselves, you're in luck! For this Instructable, I will show you how you can use 3d scanning to create personali...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:42:58 PST
3D Printing Pen Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Pen-Tutorial/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:57:24 PST
Social Topographies of San Francisco http://www.instructables.com/id/Social-Topographies-of-San-Francisco/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:08:45 PST
Copy a Car Key with a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Copy-a-Car-Key-with-a-3D-Printer/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:41:06 PST
3D Printed Workbench Power Supply Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Workbench-Power-Supply-Converter/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 08:18:07 PST
3d printed Lego Guy / Finishing PLA http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-Lego-Guy-Finishing-PLA/
3d printed Lego Guy / Finishing PLA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CLJE/I4J7HAF4/FPZCLJEI4J7HAF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CLJE/I4J7HAF4/FPZCLJEI4J7HAF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CLJE/I4J7HAF4/FPZCLJEI4J7HAF4.SMALL.jpg NPTechman I have always loved Legos since I was a kid. I use them in my classroom and I love the NXT robotics products that they produce. I also love 3d modeling and 3d printing. I have always wanted to challenge myself to make a large scale Lego version of myself. This Instructable will highlight the compone...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:57:11 PST
Generative 3D Voronoi Puzzles http://www.instructables.com/id/Generative-3D-Voronoi-Puzzle/
Generative 3D Voronoi Puzzles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/BC3W/I4J7DR0V/FD3BC3WI4J7DR0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/BC3W/I4J7DR0V/FD3BC3WI4J7DR0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/BC3W/I4J7DR0V/FD3BC3WI4J7DR0V.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali Last year, I became interested in voronoi patterns. These patterns are found in nature (ex., soap bubbles, butterfly wings, giraffe spots, etc). In addition, these patterns are applied in economics, math, and computational geometry as well. They are referred to as a "Voronoi Diagram". Other ...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 19:04:18 PST
3D Printed Bearing with Driven Miter Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Bearing-with-Driven-Miter-Gear/
3D Printed Bearing with Driven Miter Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/RI7T/I3H59I1X/FJPRI7TI3H59I1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/RI7T/I3H59I1X/FJPRI7TI3H59I1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/RI7T/I3H59I1X/FJPRI7TI3H59I1X.SMALL.jpg Salvagione This is a continuation of my 3D Printed Bearing Instructable. I needed a way to slowly rotate the bearing, here's how I did it. 3D Print the Parts I printed these part on an Objet 500 Connex printer. I printed them in Veroclear so I could see through all the parts. Order the Hardware and the Mo...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:06:05 PST
Autodesk 123D design- Create a Customizable Lamp/Pen Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Customizable-Lamp/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 05:09:42 PST
3D Printed BMW Roundel http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-BMW-Roundel/
3D Printed BMW Roundel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/YQ7O/I4J6ROXM/F7YYQ7OI4J6ROXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/YQ7O/I4J6ROXM/F7YYQ7OI4J6ROXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/YQ7O/I4J6ROXM/F7YYQ7OI4J6ROXM.SMALL.jpg blue-ice I created this BMW roundel (circular logo) for one of my friends, who is interested in BMW cars, as a holiday gift. After looking at images of BMW roundels online, I decided that I would attempt to make one. But instead of buying one of the metal disks that goes on a car from a BMW dealership, I dec...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 09:16:22 PST
3D Printed Folded Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Folded-Night-Light/
3D Printed Folded Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QYPT/I48HA0IV/FJQQYPTI48HA0IV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QYPT/I48HA0IV/FJQQYPTI48HA0IV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QYPT/I48HA0IV/FJQQYPTI48HA0IV.SMALL.jpg DayDream Unique Here is a fun 3D Printed Night Light you can fold and customize to create your own design.This is my first Instructable, I hope to add a bunch more soon!!MaterialsChoose your file you wish to use. I have (3) files attached to this Instructable: 3D Printed Folded Night Light Blank3D Printed Folded Ni...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 21:56:29 PST
Print a Robot Pincer, from Software Installation - ordering a print. http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Pincer-from-Software-installation-printing/
Print a Robot Pincer, from Software Installation - ordering a print. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome So you want to get into making cool stuff with 3D printing but you don’t know how to start? Then hopefully this little tutorial will help you get going. If you just came for the STL files feel free, the link is below. Although I have used "TinkerCAD" in the past, I wanted something that had a bit ...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:08:27 PST
Generative 3d Printing with Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Generative-3d-Printing-with-Processing/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:35:12 PDT
3D Mirror Escape http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Mirror-Escape/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 03:43:07 PST
3D Printed Smartphone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Smartphone-Case/
3D Printed Smartphone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/D17K/I3PJPC8X/F37D17KI3PJPC8X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/D17K/I3PJPC8X/F37D17KI3PJPC8X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/D17K/I3PJPC8X/F37D17KI3PJPC8X.SMALL.jpg joeismydad Hello everyone! After a long time of absence, I am finally back on my favorite How-to site, Instructables! With winter break coming up, everyone (including me) sort of has a "I don't care about anything anymore I just wanna do what I wanna do" attitude. Personally, I'm excited to get back into makin...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:30:29 PST
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-typing-steampunk-robot-ROBOLED/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:38:08 PST
3D Printed Multitool/Pocket Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-MultitoolPocket-Knife/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:00:11 PST
Blinds' Eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinds-Eye/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 16:35:06 PST
Silver Leaf a 3D Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Silver-Leaf-a-3D-Print/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 15:55:07 PST
3D Printed Cell Phone Lanyard and Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Cell-Phone-Lanyard-and-Tripod-Mount/
3D Printed Cell Phone Lanyard and Tripod Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/B2J3/I327GOZ0/FZJB2J3I327GOZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/B2J3/I327GOZ0/FZJB2J3I327GOZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/B2J3/I327GOZ0/FZJB2J3I327GOZ0.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver I've been known to be a bit clumsy, particularly when it comes to expensive gadgets and gizmos. When my fiance' bought me a very nice Fossil watch for our 2nd anniversary I accidentally dropped it on concrete the first time I tried to put it on, (Thank goodness for that warranty). Cellphones are by...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:01:09 PST
Two-Tone Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Tone-Printing/
Two-Tone Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/Y093/I2XTSG9J/FFDY093I2XTSG9J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/Y093/I2XTSG9J/FFDY093I2XTSG9J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/Y093/I2XTSG9J/FFDY093I2XTSG9J.SMALL.jpg Porda Wanting to make a snazzy coin of my university logo, I started playing with printing in multiple colors on a single-head printer.This Instructable is a quick and dirty guide to get you going and not damage your printer while switching colors. Find Your Layer Height Depending on your printer, you'...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:34:47 PST
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 on TinkerCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-3D-printed-beaded-ball-chain-drive-pul/
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 on TinkerCAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SMALL.jpg anisabboud In this instructable, I will explain how to design a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley that works with the Stepper Motor NEMA 17.In one of my projects in the CMSC838F class at the University of Maryland (taught by Prof. Jon Froehlich), we put a stuffed bunny on the lab's window, and using Mi...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:22:24 PDT
3D Printed Head Light Motor Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Head-Light-Motor-Gear/
3D Printed Head Light Motor Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/YJ3D/I2Q1IDEF/F42YJ3DI2Q1IDEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/YJ3D/I2Q1IDEF/F42YJ3DI2Q1IDEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/YJ3D/I2Q1IDEF/F42YJ3DI2Q1IDEF.SMALL.jpg RocketScientist I've had a 2000 Firebird since I was 16 and I've been driving it daily. I'm very nostalgic for the car, and though it's showing a lot of wear I try my best to keep it in shape. But after almost 15 years the teeth of the headlight motor gear sheared off and the passenger light made a 'jackhammer' sou...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:46:30 PST
Make a 3D Model from Pictures http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-model-from-pictures/
Make a 3D Model from Pictures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/PJZ3/I2I45BDE/FXEPJZ3I2I45BDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/PJZ3/I2I45BDE/FXEPJZ3I2I45BDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/PJZ3/I2I45BDE/FXEPJZ3I2I45BDE.SMALL.jpg JuiceW Without having an expensive 3D scanner I found a way to take pictures and make a 3D model with completely free software.In this Instructable I will take you through creating your own small scale picture taking studio to using the free software to create and edit your model. Creating your small sca...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:45:18 PST
My 3D Printed Fiancée http://www.instructables.com/id/My-3D-Printed-Fiancé/
My 3D Printed Fiancée - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/78AA/I2KSJ0F3/FPG78AAI2KSJ0F3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/78AA/I2KSJ0F3/FPG78AAI2KSJ0F3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/78AA/I2KSJ0F3/FPG78AAI2KSJ0F3.SMALL.jpg le FabShop I know that you shouldn't objectify a women, but does that apply to 3D printing?In October, le FabShop was part of the Autodesk Pop-Up Gallery in Paris, one of the coolest exhibition I ever attended. During the two weeks of the event, our design team animated a Maker Space inside the gallery, fully ...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:30:32 PST
3D Printed Mustache Beer Tap Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Mustache-Beer-Tap-Handle/
3D Printed Mustache Beer Tap Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/4314/I2HGW3X8/FES4314I2HGW3X8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/4314/I2HGW3X8/FES4314I2HGW3X8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/4314/I2HGW3X8/FES4314I2HGW3X8.SMALL.jpg vanweb Just in time for Movember! My good friend recently opened an Italian Pizza & Pasta restaurant and named it Mr. Ciao (the restaurant is actually in the Chinatown area of the city so the name is a bit of a fun play on words). The logo for the restaurant is the name with a large bushy "Italian" mustach...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:00:35 PST
Library of Congress Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Library-of-Congress-3D-Printed-Christmas-Ornament/
Library of Congress Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E7IU/I28OP1ZD/FKAE7IUI28OP1ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E7IU/I28OP1ZD/FKAE7IUI28OP1ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E7IU/I28OP1ZD/FKAE7IUI28OP1ZD.SMALL.jpg VickyTGAW For my entry for the 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge, I decided I wanted to do something inspired by one of our family’s favorite DC destinations-- the Reading Room in the Library of Congress' Jefferson Building. The beauty of the building and knowledge within is a great testament to the best o...
By: VickyTGAW

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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 08:42:34 PST
Sundial Watch: The Original Smartwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Sundial-Watch-3D-Printing/
Sundial Watch: The Original Smartwatch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/IZ27/I2D6MIRI/FM9IZ27I2D6MIRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/IZ27/I2D6MIRI/FM9IZ27I2D6MIRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/IZ27/I2D6MIRI/FM9IZ27I2D6MIRI.SMALL.jpg gkapriel With all these newfangled smartwatches coming out, perhaps it’s time to get back to the basics. The sundial watch is the original smartwatch, with location specific design that utilizes the power of the sun to tell time. No batteries, no apps, no accelerometer, just classic design. Used for millenni...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:49:18 PST
Infinity Heart 3D Printed Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Heart-3D-Printed-Ornament/
Infinity Heart 3D Printed Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/3JZH/I2AQXXHN/FHS3JZHI2AQXXHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/3JZH/I2AQXXHN/FHS3JZHI2AQXXHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/3JZH/I2AQXXHN/FHS3JZHI2AQXXHN.SMALL.jpg rose.thun The Infinity Heart Ornament is a heart when viewed from the front and an infinity when viewed from the top. When the lighting is right you can see both at once with the object and it's shadow. And there's a surprise in the design's third dimension Draw a heart Draw a heart on one planeThere are m...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 20:45:22 PST
Elegant Spinning Snowflake http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-CAD-a-snowflake/
Elegant Spinning Snowflake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/DRKZ/I2AQVEVT/FWUDRKZI2AQVEVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/DRKZ/I2AQVEVT/FWUDRKZI2AQVEVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/DRKZ/I2AQVEVT/FWUDRKZI2AQVEVT.SMALL.jpg Beaconsfield 'Tis the season for all things winter-y (despite it still being November), which means snowflakes, ornaments, and CAD. Here's a basic tutorial for how to CAD a symmetrical snowflake as well as some ways to personalize your snowflake for making 3D printed ornaments (you could also use the files to ma...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 13:15:17 PST
Capturing Full Body Scans in Color http://www.instructables.com/id/Capturing-Full-Body-Scans-in-Color/
Capturing Full Body Scans in Color - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/46FN/I21R6JFE/FJ146FNI21R6JFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/46FN/I21R6JFE/FJ146FNI21R6JFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/46FN/I21R6JFE/FJ146FNI21R6JFE.SMALL.jpg mparker07 This tutorial will teach you how to capture full body scans of people using photogrammetry and to prepare them for 3D printing. By utilizing a few DSLRs, lights, a turntable, a good pc, a couple relatively inexpensive software programs, and with patience and practice, you can capture professional qu...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 18:41:12 PST
3D Printed Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Speaker/
3D Printed Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/GYOH/I1XEIUMR/FSOGYOHI1XEIUMR.SMALL.jpg madaeon This is a 3D printed Speaker that you can print at home. All you need is some enameled copper wire and a magnet!You may have seen 3d printed speaker before, but this one is different since you will be printing all the parts of it, including the membrane itself and it is 0.1mm thick! It is so thin t...
By: madaeon

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:37:19 PDT
Sugru Overmolding Using 3D Printed Molds http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Overmolding-Using-3D-Printed-Molds/
Sugru Overmolding Using 3D Printed Molds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/E529/I1TR6MIB/F0UE529I1TR6MIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/E529/I1TR6MIB/F0UE529I1TR6MIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/E529/I1TR6MIB/F0UE529I1TR6MIB.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian Having different mechanical properties in different regions of a part can be extremely useful, especially when compliance or textures are involved. As an experiment in improving the grip of the Raptor Hand, produced by a team of designers in the e-NABLE 3D printed prosthetics community, I designed ...
By: andreasbastian

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:10:27 PDT
Creating A 3D Print from start to file using Zbrush for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-A-3D-Print-from-start-to-file-using-Zbrus/
Creating A 3D Print from start to file using Zbrush for Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RVW9/I1U2NN8W/F8VRVW9I1U2NN8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RVW9/I1U2NN8W/F8VRVW9I1U2NN8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RVW9/I1U2NN8W/F8VRVW9I1U2NN8W.SMALL.jpg tel.saunders You will need:A computer Zbrush 4R4 or equivalent Z plugin 3D Printer Exporter (free from Pixologic’s web page)Time taken: 2-3 hoursOk, this is my first instructable and I hope that you find it helpful. The aim is to show you guys how to create a digital sculpt from scratch using Zbrush 4R4 and then...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:05:23 PDT
Glow-in-the-dark ghost fridge magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-dark-ghost-fridge-magnets/
Glow-in-the-dark ghost fridge magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/Z98B/I1P351VI/F0VZ98BI1P351VI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/Z98B/I1P351VI/F0VZ98BI1P351VI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/Z98B/I1P351VI/F0VZ98BI1P351VI.SMALL.jpg 3dprintingforbeginners Our instructable has been accepted to the Halloween Decor contest. If you like our work, we would be most grateful if you would vote for us (http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloween2014decor/).Just in time for Halloween, we wanted to show you how to make scary, but very cool, glow-in-the-dark ...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:37:34 PDT
3D Printing with metals at home! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-with-metals-at-home/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:19:54 PDT
Building a 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-3D-printer/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:11:31 PDT
3D printed phone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-phone-holder-1/
3D printed phone holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/FQ8T/I1C1IPQ5/FWTFQ8TI1C1IPQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/FQ8T/I1C1IPQ5/FWTFQ8TI1C1IPQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/FQ8T/I1C1IPQ5/FWTFQ8TI1C1IPQ5.SMALL.jpg vol7 Ok. You have a problem. That is certain. So you’re searching for a solution. The simplest way to find a solution for pretty much any kind of problem is to take a look around you. What you have at hand? Got any tools? Now, find a way to use them!That’s the story behind my project. The first project h...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:11:50 PDT
How to Dye Your Nylon 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dye-Your-Nylon-3D-Prints/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:25:44 PDT
3D-Printed Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Speakers/
3D-Printed Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Upgrade your desk with these modular 3D-printed speakers! While the rest of the office jams with their plain black and silver sound cubes, you'll be listening in style from your very own custom set. With only a handful of simple parts, you'll be able assemble or tear down these speakers in minute...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:14:12 PDT
3D Printed Monster from 2D Drawing in 123D Design http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Monster-from-2D-Drawing-in-123D-Design/
3D Printed Monster from 2D Drawing in 123D Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/AH17/I12KGYG7/F39AH17I12KGYG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/AH17/I12KGYG7/F39AH17I12KGYG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/AH17/I12KGYG7/F39AH17I12KGYG7.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead 3D printing is super fun. So is drawing. Want to translate a sketch into an articulated creature? Keep reading to find out how! Software and Materials For this Instructable, I'll be using Autodesk's (free) 123D Design for the 3d modeling, though you can use the software of your choice. For con...
By: ohhmyhead

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 01:03:47 PDT