Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - 3d http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:34:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make Flexible Circuit Boards Using A 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Flexible-Circuit-Boards-Using-A-3D-Printer/
Make Flexible Circuit Boards Using A 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/U7P9/HYJ0TZ3R/FI4U7P9HYJ0TZ3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/U7P9/HYJ0TZ3R/FI4U7P9HYJ0TZ3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/U7P9/HYJ0TZ3R/FI4U7P9HYJ0TZ3R.SMALL.jpg mikey77 You can etch flexible circuit boards using a 3d printer. They can be made of very thin copper clad board material or even conductive fabric.Standard copper clad circuit board material (FR4) of any thickness, can also be etched using this method. How It Works PLA, Nylon, ABS and most common filame...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 08:25:06 PDT
Resinators: DIY 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Resinators/
Resinators: DIY 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/XWZF/HY9Y4I2N/FX9XWZFHY9Y4I2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/XWZF/HY9Y4I2N/FX9XWZFHY9Y4I2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/XWZF/HY9Y4I2N/FX9XWZFHY9Y4I2N.SMALL.jpg kschrader02 We are a team of three interns at TI this summer that worked on a design challenge together. This year's 2014 intern design challenge at Texas Instruments featured a DIY theme. Our first thought was, what's something that's not extremely accessible or thought of as DIY? How about a 3D printer! Our t...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:48:57 PDT
Clean 3d printer bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-3d-printer-bed/
Clean 3d printer bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/GEK0/HXLMV43V/FG4GEK0HXLMV43V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/GEK0/HXLMV43V/FG4GEK0HXLMV43V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/GEK0/HXLMV43V/FG4GEK0HXLMV43V.SMALL.jpg cartercar__ This guide is a quick and easy way to make your 3d printer's bed looking new! Don't burn yourself Don't do it! make sure the bed is cool enough for you to touch What you need Rubbing alcohol, cotton balls and a PLASTIC spatula. Not metal it will ruin the bed. Clean Splash the cotton ball i...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:49:38 PDT
Sketching with iron elements and 3D printed connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketching-with-iron-elements-and-3D-printed-connec/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 05:39:01 PDT
iPhone pinhole camera http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-pinhole-camera/
iPhone pinhole camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SMALL.jpg deenakhattab One day I was browsing through 123D and Thingiverse when I noticed that no one had ever made a pinhole camera for the iPhone. Here we are in a world where 3D printing is a thing that exists and people are still taping tiny-holed cardboard squares over their iPhone cameras to achieve that coveted gra...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:15:28 PDT
3D Printed Face Goblet! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Face-Goblet/
3D Printed Face Goblet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/F52W/HWRC8VB2/FDBF52WHWRC8VB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/F52W/HWRC8VB2/FDBF52WHWRC8VB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/F52W/HWRC8VB2/FDBF52WHWRC8VB2.SMALL.jpg Madatech_Fablab Today we found a pretty simple way to convert a silhouette of a face to a nice 3D "candlestick" object that is easy to print. We'd like to share it with you! Developed by Yonatan and Tom @ Wanger Fablab, MadaTech Museum Haifa, Israel. Give us a holler at fablab@madatech.org.ilThe technique was inspi...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:04:05 PDT
Squirrel Chasing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Squirrel-Chasing-Robot/
Squirrel Chasing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/2KHH/HWRC5MWW/FSX2KHHHWRC5MWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/2KHH/HWRC5MWW/FSX2KHHHWRC5MWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/2KHH/HWRC5MWW/FSX2KHHHWRC5MWW.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker Using a bunch of 3d printed parts, I made a robot to chase squirrels. First, the nerf barrel (with a squirrel on top) rotates every 30 seconds from left, to center, then to right. If the robot detects a squirrel, stage one is initiated. The robot charges forward then retreats. If the squirrel is ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:00:09 PDT
3D Printed 17" Laptop Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-17-Laptop-Cooler/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 07:36:01 PDT
MM2X Makerbot Replicator 2X alternative extruder installation http://www.instructables.com/id/MM2X-Makerbot-Nozzle-Installation-Instructions/
MM2X Makerbot Replicator 2X alternative extruder installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/1G9E/HWIMUUAI/FR71G9EHWIMUUAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/1G9E/HWIMUUAI/FR71G9EHWIMUUAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/1G9E/HWIMUUAI/FR71G9EHWIMUUAI.SMALL.jpg robosavvy The ultimate solution for reliable multi-material and dual extrusion on the Makerbot Replicator 2XThe MM2X (Multi-Material Dual Extruder) is a replacement dual extruder system for the Makerbot Replicator 2X.It guarantees reliable printing with PLA, ABS and other materials. We have experience and exp...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 04:06:25 PDT
Freehand 3D Instructable Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Freehand-3D-Instructable-Robot/
Freehand 3D Instructable Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/7GN8/HWG0BCXV/FFJ7GN8HWG0BCXV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/7GN8/HWG0BCXV/FFJ7GN8HWG0BCXV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/7GN8/HWG0BCXV/FFJ7GN8HWG0BCXV.SMALL.jpg jedii72 If you are like me, you have a list of what you perceive to be really cool projects but either do not have the time, money, parts, or motivation at any given time to do them. My list is rather long. However, When I saw the Instructable Robot Contest, I decided to put them all aside and just do somet...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 13:44:32 PDT
Modeling and Printing a Wireframe Mesh Glasses Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireframe-Mesh-Glasses-Case-3D-Printed/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 10:54:32 PDT
Lens flare creating filter, with 3D printed parts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lens-flare-filter-with-3D-printed-parts/
Lens flare creating filter, with 3D printed parts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/TVAV/HUYM3XWJ/F6FTVAVHUYM3XWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/TVAV/HUYM3XWJ/F6FTVAVHUYM3XWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/TVAV/HUYM3XWJ/F6FTVAVHUYM3XWJ.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hi,in this project i want to show you how you can build yourself a "Lens-Flare-Filter" for your DSLR or Digitalcamera! With the filter you can easy create a cinnematic look on your pictures and Videos, wthout spending much money on expensive programs! We will use a few 3D printed parts, theese can b...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 06:21:14 PDT
3D Printed Sumobot [Autonomous RC, Bluetooth Multiplayer] http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-designed-printed-1KG-competition-sumobot/
3D Printed Sumobot [Autonomous RC, Bluetooth Multiplayer] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/PVT6/HUYLYYG2/FOTPVT6HUYLYYG2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/PVT6/HUYLYYG2/FOTPVT6HUYLYYG2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/PVT6/HUYLYYG2/FOTPVT6HUYLYYG2.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Finally 3D printing is now available in our country now time to make good use of this...Autonomous part voice controlled FUNCTIONS [MODE]Today I updated this instructable to have autonomous functions in the same way voice activated functions to fight you opponents in the ring, by saying specific wo...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 07:49:34 PDT
DIY delta 3D printer using low cost recycled parts http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-delta-3D-printer-using-low-cost-recycled-parts/
DIY delta 3D printer using low cost recycled parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/G421/HUVPSV97/FPNG421HUVPSV97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/G421/HUVPSV97/FPNG421HUVPSV97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/G421/HUVPSV97/FPNG421HUVPSV97.SMALL.jpg hesamh This is a filament deposition delta 3D printer, was designed and built in 2013 using recycled parts from old dot matrix printers and flatbed scanner. FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) is a layer additive manufacturing (or 3D Printing) process that uses production-grade thermoplastic materials to pro...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 05:00:06 PDT
designing a 3d castle on blender http://www.instructables.com/id/designing-a-3d-castle-on-blender/
designing a 3d castle on blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/SFRV/HUFW60GC/FVHSFRVHUFW60GC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/SFRV/HUFW60GC/FVHSFRVHUFW60GC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/SFRV/HUFW60GC/FVHSFRVHUFW60GC.SMALL.jpg makershaker05 Today I will be showing you how to design a castle on the 3d designing program, Blender. This is a free but very well made 3d designing program which you can download on your computer. Blender can be connected to many 3d printers so you can print much of what you make on Blender. When you go onl...
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Thu, 1 May 2014 14:55:00 PDT
Barrel O' Octopie http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-O-Octopie/
Barrel O' Octopie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/A3L2/HUMSATVF/FF9A3L2HUMSATVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/A3L2/HUMSATVF/FF9A3L2HUMSATVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/A3L2/HUMSATVF/FF9A3L2HUMSATVF.SMALL.jpg CWKr I found this on Thingiverse a while ago and I thought it would be cool to 3D print some of them. More fun than a Barrel of Monkeys ;-) I printed these on the MakerBot Replicator.  Kids love 'em The STL file is attached. I made them at Tech Shop!
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:34:41 PDT
Projet Teardown http://www.instructables.com/id/Projet-Teardown/
Projet Teardown - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/6VF5/HUMRVU2P/F716VF5HUMRVU2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/6VF5/HUMRVU2P/F716VF5HUMRVU2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/6VF5/HUMRVU2P/F716VF5HUMRVU2P.SMALL.jpg theecube Because sometimes you gotta pull something apart to see what it's made of, ladies and gentlemen, presenting the Projet 1200! null null null null null null Torn Down null null
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:19:32 PDT
Turn Your Head or anything else into a Stick Shift! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Head-or-anything-else-Stick-Shift/
Turn Your Head or anything else into a Stick Shift! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/1XN6/HUM3LQ70/FQO1XN6HUM3LQ70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/1XN6/HUM3LQ70/FQO1XN6HUM3LQ70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/1XN6/HUM3LQ70/FQO1XN6HUM3LQ70.SMALL.jpg haqnmaq I will show you how you can turn a 3d scan of your head into a stick shift for your car! If you would like to use some other 3d model, you can skip to Step 3! Tools: Kinect or other compatible sensor (check to see what is compatible with the software you chose) Skanect http://skanect.manctl.com/ ...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:48:22 PDT
Twisted Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-Bottle/
Twisted Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/3JUR/HUMSARR2/FV83JURHUMSARR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/3JUR/HUMSARR2/FV83JURHUMSARR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/3JUR/HUMSARR2/FV83JURHUMSARR2.SMALL.jpg CWKr I found this on Thingiverse and I printed it on a MakerBot Replicator  Print it on the MakerBot This is really cool.  I use it as a pill bottle. The threads on the bottle are extremely functional.  The makerbot is amazing.    I've attached the STL if you want to print it too. I made it at T...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:32:59 PDT
3D Printing Photographs - using 3DS MAX http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Photographs-using-3DS-MAX/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:29:02 PDT
3D Printable GoPro Mount Compatible Iphone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-GoPro-Mount-Compatible-Iphone-Case/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 12:26:54 PDT
IPad glass as 3D printing build platform http://www.instructables.com/id/IPad-glass-as-3D-printing-build-platform/
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:52:46 PDT
Reuse: Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner. I Made it at TechShop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Ultrasonic-Jewelry-Cleaner-I-Made-it-at-Tech/
Reuse: Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner. I Made it at TechShop. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/T28J/HUFW6EXU/FV0T28JHUFW6EXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/T28J/HUFW6EXU/FV0T28JHUFW6EXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/T28J/HUFW6EXU/FV0T28JHUFW6EXU.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Goal:       To reuse discarded electronic toothbrush. Design Requirement:       * Do not create the cup.  Use existing cup.       * The cup need to be light so it would not take a lot of force to vibrate the water in it.       * There connection of the gadget to the cup need to be strong.  This way...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:23:42 PDT
Electronic Kitchen Funnel. Pour Powder, Coffee Creamer, Coffee and Flour. I Made it at TechShop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Electronic-Funnel-for-Refilling-Coffee-Cream/
Electronic Kitchen Funnel. Pour Powder, Coffee Creamer, Coffee and Flour. I Made it at TechShop. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/5VEJ/HUFW2NZ6/F4C5VEJHUFW2NZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/5VEJ/HUFW2NZ6/F4C5VEJHUFW2NZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/5VEJ/HUFW2NZ6/F4C5VEJHUFW2NZ6.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Background:      Oftentimes, we have old gadgets that we retired that could be used to make new gadgets that would be useful to solve some problem(s).   It would be fun to do such project.      One gadget is an old electronic toothbrush.  One problem is filling an old coffee creamer can using funnel...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:31:47 PDT
Your personal Chesspiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-personal-Chesspiece/
Your personal Chesspiece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/F5DZ/HUAV56Z2/FD1F5DZHUAV56Z2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/F5DZ/HUAV56Z2/FD1F5DZHUAV56Z2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/F5DZ/HUAV56Z2/FD1F5DZHUAV56Z2.SMALL.jpg skievit Hello world! do you want a personal chesspiece? Then keep on reading the step by step guide. (P.S. This is a school project) Brainstorm For this assignment we had to make a brainstorm about ourself to find out what we can offer to a team. So we had a few keywords to put in our chesspiece. My key...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:53:34 PDT
How to extend printrbox X axis http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-extend-printrbox-X-axis/
How to extend printrbox X axis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/PWTQ/HU7Q2S2R/FSCPWTQHU7Q2S2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/PWTQ/HU7Q2S2R/FSCPWTQHU7Q2S2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/PWTQ/HU7Q2S2R/FSCPWTQHU7Q2S2R.SMALL.jpg RecyclePlastic2 How to extend your x axis printer area , so you can print larger objects. Tools&Materials Rods: 8MM Diameter, 3' Long http://www.mcmaster.com/# Rod support: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:121820 Heavy!! Fishing String: (some sports store, needs to be ~100lb) Screw x6 - use the ones that came...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:16:01 PDT
Beyond the Blocks: Super Duper Rocket with Tinkercad http://www.instructables.com/id/Beyond-the-Blocks-Super-Duper-Rocket-with-Tinkerca/
Beyond the Blocks: Super Duper Rocket with Tinkercad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/G3V8/HU5THO8R/FUVG3V8HU5THO8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/G3V8/HU5THO8R/FUVG3V8HU5THO8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/G3V8/HU5THO8R/FUVG3V8HU5THO8R.SMALL.jpg gpvillamil Let's face it: when you think "model rocket" and "Tinkercad in less than 30 minutes", you probably have an image of a simple cylinder with a cone on top. However, Tinkercad is really powerful under the hood, and the apparently simple set of tools has great creative possibilities.In this Instructable...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:00:21 PDT
How to use text in blender http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-text-in-blender/
How to use text in blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/6HBI/HU1RWOFI/FT46HBIHU1RWOFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/6HBI/HU1RWOFI/FT46HBIHU1RWOFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/6HBI/HU1RWOFI/FT46HBIHU1RWOFI.SMALL.jpg NinjaISV In this tutorial I will teach you how to use a custom font in blender and I will teach you how to use it with shapeways. Creating the scene Start by running blender. Click outside of the info box. Blender will automatically create a new scene when you start it. It should look something like thi...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:41:32 PDT
3D Printed Easter Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Easter-Egg/
3D Printed Easter Egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/J9UL/HU1RY4ZD/FNMJ9ULHU1RY4ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/J9UL/HU1RY4ZD/FNMJ9ULHU1RY4ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/J9UL/HU1RY4ZD/FNMJ9ULHU1RY4ZD.SMALL.jpg King of Clubs Add a twist to this year's Easter Egg hunt by using 3d printed easter eggs. Unfortunately I lost the CAD files, so this instructable is to serve as an inspiration. If I have time, I may remake the CAD file and share it.  EDIT: I have remade the file, but I have tested it yet. Unfortunately, I don't...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:00:40 PDT
Cheapest Violin Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapest-Violin-Bridge/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:54:38 PDT
Let There Be Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Let-There-Be-Light/
Let There Be Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/15WD/HU0GPTZS/FWO15WDHU0GPTZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/15WD/HU0GPTZS/FWO15WDHU0GPTZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/15WD/HU0GPTZS/FWO15WDHU0GPTZS.SMALL.jpg Creator100796 Tired of not being able to see the details on your 3D printer. Then learn how to hook up a LED light to your printer with only $3. Materials & Tools Tools- Wire Cutters Wire strippers (optional) Solder Gun (optional) Heat Gun (optional) Pliers (Optional) Materials- Car Angel Eyes Round Ring 1210...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:14:58 PDT
Make An Ultimate Helping Hand Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-Ultimate-Helping-Hand-Jig/
Make An Ultimate Helping Hand Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/B4C5/HU1JUW0Q/FUWB4C5HU1JUW0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/B4C5/HU1JUW0Q/FUWB4C5HU1JUW0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/B4C5/HU1JUW0Q/FUWB4C5HU1JUW0Q.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Here is a helping hand jig that is useful for soldering, gluing, painting and macro photography. It is highly configurable to hold various small objects in many positions. While this version is 3d printed, it could also be made using traditional hand methods. How It Works While this may not be t...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:56:52 PDT
3D Printed Knob for 1/4 x 20 bolt http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Knob-for-14-x-20-bolt/
3D Printed Knob for 1/4 x 20 bolt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/5HSN/HTZ84S47/FUD5HSNHTZ84S47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/5HSN/HTZ84S47/FUD5HSNHTZ84S47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/5HSN/HTZ84S47/FUD5HSNHTZ84S47.SMALL.jpg CWKr I needed to make custom length bolts that had knobs like they sell at Rockler Woodworking.   I wanted to be able to turn them by hand and not have to use a wrench to tighten them.   I needed 16 of them.  It was going to cost over $40 -- BUT -- they don't carry them in the length that I need them --...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:03:12 PDT
Review of the 3D Printer Velleman K8200 http://www.instructables.com/id/Review-of-the-3D-Printer-Velleman-K8200/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/KH4V/HTWIDH01/FV9KH4VHTWIDH01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/KH4V/HTWIDH01/FV9KH4VHTWIDH01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/KH4V/HTWIDH01/FV9KH4VHTWIDH01.SMALL.jpg Practical Techonlogy Pros and cons of the K8200 reviewed.
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 04:02:51 PDT
Deadmau5 | Steampunk Version http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Deadmau5-Steampunk-Helmet-Google-Sketchup-In-Pr/
Deadmau5 | Steampunk Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EFAK/HTVDYBL3/FLZEFAKHTVDYBL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EFAK/HTVDYBL3/FLZEFAKHTVDYBL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EFAK/HTVDYBL3/FLZEFAKHTVDYBL3.SMALL.jpg gears2kill I thought it was quite interesting the different designs people have come out with on Instagram for Deadmau5 helmets but especially Davstr85. They come out with designs all the time and build them for people. But it seems this deadmau5 steampunk design was drawn out but never made. It looked so co...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:55:39 PDT
Prom Printable http://www.instructables.com/id/Prom-Printable/
Prom Printable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/67VY/HXCCLQTA/FOI67VYHXCCLQTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/67VY/HXCCLQTA/FOI67VYHXCCLQTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/67VY/HXCCLQTA/FOI67VYHXCCLQTA.SMALL.jpg aburton8 If you have troubles finding ways to ask your girl to prom. You can make an awesome keepsake that she will adore. There are tons on cheesy ways to ask a girl to prom, but if you have a modeling software and a 3D printer you will be able to ask any girl to prom. Opening Blender STEP 1: Download Bl...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:57:59 PDT
How To Make A Cheap Knex Spool Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Cheap-Knex-Spool-Stand/
How To Make A Cheap Knex Spool Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/S0I5/HTUFD2IJ/FGAS0I5HTUFD2IJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/S0I5/HTUFD2IJ/FGAS0I5HTUFD2IJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/S0I5/HTUFD2IJ/FGAS0I5HTUFD2IJ.SMALL.jpg aburton8 Step1- Connect the structure as shown in the picture. You will need: -4 blue connectors -8 purple connectors -5 white connectors -2 orange connectors -6 yellow connectors -5 red sticks -10 yellow sticks -10 blue sticks Step2- Print some hollow cylinders to make the spool rotate smoothly Step3- Pl...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:06:42 PDT
Create a printable 3d mockingjay pendant in 5 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-printable-3d-mockingjay-pendant-in-5-minu/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/MSXH/HTT5QYZ9/F8XMSXHHTT5QYZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/MSXH/HTT5QYZ9/F8XMSXHHTT5QYZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/MSXH/HTT5QYZ9/F8XMSXHHTT5QYZ9.SMALL.jpg eXtrudy This tutorial shows how to create your own mockingjay pendant. You just need one image (e.g. from google image search) and the free software "eXtrudy". The pendant took less than 5 minutes and is ready for 3d printing. Steps: 1. Get eXtrudy from thingiverse or www.extrudy.net - it's really free - n...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:15:12 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
Build your own 3d printer filament factory (Filament Extruder) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-3d-printing-filament-factory-Filame/
Build your own 3d printer filament factory (Filament Extruder) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/HROL/HTPUO3LY/F3AHROLHTPUO3LY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/HROL/HTPUO3LY/F3AHROLHTPUO3LY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/HROL/HTPUO3LY/F3AHROLHTPUO3LY.SMALL.jpg ianmcmill Too long, didn't read: Make your own 3D printer filament ! Cheap and high quality at a decent speed of 150-190 IPM ! (4-5 meters per minute)UPDATE: Now with wiring diagram ! Long read: 3D printers are cool and they finally start to drop in price. Kickstarter campaigns like the one from QB-UP o...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 13:29:41 PDT
3d printed puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-puzzle/
3d printed puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi With last generation 3D printers you can now easily create a very detailed product. In this trend, every 3D software acquires an enhanced importance. You can indeed turn your own design in reality, and whether it is a toy, a tool, or a prototype scale-model, you will see that it will come out an awe...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 10:51:13 PDT
3D-printing buildings from REVIT - FabLab Innovation http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printing-buildings-from-REVIT-FabLab-Innovation/
3D-printing buildings from REVIT - FabLab Innovation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/XQR0/HTIWJBXV/F9RXQR0HTIWJBXV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/XQR0/HTIWJBXV/F9RXQR0HTIWJBXV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/XQR0/HTIWJBXV/F9RXQR0HTIWJBXV.SMALL.jpg JeppeMikkelsen Problem The problem when one wants to 3D-print from revit is the following:   The model is downscaled, so thin places are very fragile. Transparent objects will still be printed, and thereby be white. The model can not be opened, so one can not see inside the building.   In t...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 01:55:57 PDT
Making a Bearing Housing with 3D Printer - I made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Bearing-Housing-with-3D-Printer-I-made-it/
Making a Bearing Housing with 3D Printer - I made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/EKKF/HTIWDTTX/F2JEKKFHTIWDTTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/EKKF/HTIWDTTX/F2JEKKFHTIWDTTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/EKKF/HTIWDTTX/F2JEKKFHTIWDTTX.SMALL.jpg knkii The following is an instructable on making a bearing, nut, etc housing at Techshop.http://www.techshop.ws Select and buy a bearing according to your application. There is various alternatives at ebay. Design a housing with a CAD program with you know. While designing a housing be careful about b...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 23:00:40 PDT
DELTA TWISTER: A DIY 3D PRINTER ANYONE CAN MAKE (FOR LESS THEN 400 BUCKS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Deltatwister-The-Diy-Sub-400-3d-Printer-made-with-/
DELTA TWISTER: A DIY 3D PRINTER ANYONE CAN MAKE (FOR LESS THEN 400 BUCKS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/G4DW/HSNFZ5GF/FU4G4DWHSNFZ5GF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/G4DW/HSNFZ5GF/FU4G4DWHSNFZ5GF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/G4DW/HSNFZ5GF/FU4G4DWHSNFZ5GF.SMALL.jpg bpetno The 3d printer that i am about to show you how to build is not only one of the most affordable printers, but also is on of the most simplistic. Anyone can build the Deltatwister! You don't need any 3d printed parts or cnc machine to make this printer...Everything except the extruder can be made us...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:00:44 PDT
3D Printed Panning Time-lapse Mount (from an egg timer!) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Panning-Time-lapse-Mount-from-and-egg-t/
3D Printed Panning Time-lapse Mount (from an egg timer!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/VI7H/HSM53SYV/FBHVI7HHSM53SYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/VI7H/HSM53SYV/FBHVI7HHSM53SYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/VI7H/HSM53SYV/FBHVI7HHSM53SYV.SMALL.jpg Major Peel Here is my time-lapse panning device/mount built from an egg timer! With this you'll be able to create time-lapse videos where the camera pans throughout the duration of the video. First of all, I'm aware this isn't a new idea and that there are a few instructables which already show how to buil...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:14:31 PDT
Future Stair Repair: 3D Scanning/ 3D Printing. http://www.instructables.com/id/Future-Stair-Repair-3D-Scanning-3D-Printing/
Future Stair Repair: 3D Scanning/ 3D Printing. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/VH33/HSHEGVA0/FIWVH33HSHEGVA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/VH33/HSHEGVA0/FIWVH33HSHEGVA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/VH33/HSHEGVA0/FIWVH33HSHEGVA0.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft It can be quite frustrating when you finish remodeling a kitchen counter or building a stair case and only a couple weeks later a giant chip appears. This very thing happened at our Pier 9 workshop, when a very noticeable chip appeared on our staircase. Traditionally, people might fill in the chippe...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 15:58:20 PST
3D Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Mouse/
3D Mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/T404/HS18CX1Q/FYXT404HS18CX1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/T404/HS18CX1Q/FYXT404HS18CX1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/T404/HS18CX1Q/FYXT404HS18CX1Q.SMALL.jpg Andrii There is no need now to have 2 separate devices in order to operate in 2D and 3D. We present a newly developed 3D mouse, which combines both 2D and 3D features. This instructions will guide through the process of creating your own 3D mouse, so called FabMouse. Abstract Our basic idea is to make a ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 03:17:15 PST
NX3D http://www.instructables.com/id/NX3D/
NX3D - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Carter Car This is lego 3d printer! This printer is able to print in hot glue. All of the peices are lego except the hot glue gun. The nx3d is able to go on the x and y axis.
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 08:15:10 PST
3d printed optical illusion http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-optical-illusion/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/4M51/HRNQ8SML/FIG4M51HRNQ8SML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/4M51/HRNQ8SML/FIG4M51HRNQ8SML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/4M51/HRNQ8SML/FIG4M51HRNQ8SML.SMALL.jpg ahd71 Tools/material required: - 3d printer - Translucent PLA (in fact also black PLA worked but the clearer the better of course) - Laser or Inkjet printer - Image software, such as Photoshop/GIMP etc - CAD software, or any software that can generate the worlds simplest STL file (or just use my file!) E...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 11:01:44 PST
Math. Formula to 3D printable object http://www.instructables.com/id/Math-Formula-to-3D-printable-object/
Math. Formula to 3D printable object - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/X7Z2/HRI984F1/F6AX7Z2HRI984F1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/X7Z2/HRI984F1/F6AX7Z2HRI984F1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/X7Z2/HRI984F1/F6AX7Z2HRI984F1.SMALL.jpg pictux Are you an expressions / formulas passionate? Are you also a 3d printer fan? And you own one? If so, you must read this tutorial! Here you can learn how to convert your formula into a physic 3d printable object! Because of today (date of this Instructable submission) is Valentine's Day, we'll work...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 05:22:13 PST