Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - 3d http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:52:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Building a 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-3D-printer/
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By: Switch and Lever

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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
3D Printed Quadcopter with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Quadcopter-with-Arduino/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 05:50:08 PDT
Use Printrbot's Autoleveling Probe with Cura! http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Printrbots-Autoleveling-Probe-with-Cura/
Use Printrbot's Autoleveling Probe with Cura! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/OZJ5/I0R103WZ/FR2OZJ5I0R103WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/OZJ5/I0R103WZ/FR2OZJ5I0R103WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/OZJ5/I0R103WZ/FR2OZJ5I0R103WZ.SMALL.jpg BrendanC1 PrintrBot's new Simple Maker's Edition kit is really nice, especially for the price.Most people use Repetier-Host for printing, and Slic3r for slicing.However, I have enjoyed using Cura for as long as I have had my printer.My only problem?Cura's stock settings don't include Auto bed leveling support...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:52:31 PDT
Christmas Rail Car 4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Rail-Car-4/
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By: MikeTheMaker

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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:12:50 PDT
magnetic action figures http://www.instructables.com/id/magnetic-action-figures/
magnetic action figures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/92PQ/I0FFFCLU/FR892PQI0FFFCLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/92PQ/I0FFFCLU/FR892PQI0FFFCLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/92PQ/I0FFFCLU/FR892PQI0FFFCLU.SMALL.jpg morphonaut Learn how to create a Morphonaut, the totally customizable, swappable, magnetic action figure. Create your character in your favorite 3d package Sculpt your favorite character and make sure to keep each body part as its own object. If you use zbrush as I did, You can separate body parts into ...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:43:28 PDT
Convert any 2D image to a 3D object using OpenSCAD (and only free software) http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-any-2D-image-to-a-3D-object-using-OpenSCAD/
Convert any 2D image to a 3D object using OpenSCAD (and only free software) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/XDOA/I0FFEDD9/FAUXDOAI0FFEDD9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/XDOA/I0FFEDD9/FAUXDOAI0FFEDD9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/XDOA/I0FFEDD9/FAUXDOAI0FFEDD9.SMALL.jpg R-I-H-A-M I have recently become quite obsessed with 3D design and printing, since I have very little design experience I have been relying extensively on OpenSCAD, it makes designing 3D objects just too easy not to try, if you want to make 3D models from an image or SVG file, you can do it very easily - ther...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:47:42 PDT
How to accurately calibrate your 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Calibrating-your-3D-printer-using-minimal-filament/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:34:23 PDT
How to convert a 2D Image / Photo into a 3D printed image! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-3D-maps-from-Imagespictures/
How to convert a 2D Image / Photo into a 3D printed image! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/X2VD/I0A57PX4/FSDX2VDI0A57PX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/X2VD/I0A57PX4/FSDX2VDI0A57PX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/X2VD/I0A57PX4/FSDX2VDI0A57PX4.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik As we recently wanted to make some 3D printed photographs, we created proessing code, which allows us to create 3D maps from images.What do we need?Processing 2.x.x Blender (or similar)The Processing code: https://github.com/Jan--Henrik/Image-to-3D-map ‚Äč What do we want to do? What does the code ...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:06:46 PDT
3D Printing the San Francisco Sewers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-the-San-Francisco-Sewers/
3D Printing the San Francisco Sewers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SMALL.jpg scottkildall This part of my series of Instructables on the Water Works project.Water Works is a data-visualization and mapping of the San Francisco water infrastructure: the pipes, hydrants and treatment plants that comprise the circulatory network for this city.This Instructable will cover the general process ...
By: scottkildall

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:51:27 PDT
Custom Gear Motor Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Gear-Motor-Mount/
Custom Gear Motor Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2UCM/I05EU94O/F3W2UCMI05EU94O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2UCM/I05EU94O/F3W2UCMI05EU94O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2UCM/I05EU94O/F3W2UCMI05EU94O.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker Did you ever have a piece that you wanted to mount to something else, but couldn't figure out an easy way to make it work? This instructable shows a fast way to put things together. I started with a gear motorhttp://www.sciplus.com/p/CAR-SEAT-312VDC-GEAR-MOTO...This is very powerful and cost eff...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:44:00 PDT
How To Use And Optimize A 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-And-Optimize-A-3D-Printer/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:10:57 PDT
Christmas Rail Car 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Rail-Car-3/
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By: MikeTheMaker

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:41:11 PDT
How to model an anthropomorphic skull in Meshmixer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-model-an-anthropomorphic-skull-in-Meshmixer/
How to model an anthropomorphic skull in Meshmixer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/VQHQ/HZXYN44X/FRNVQHQHZXYN44X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/VQHQ/HZXYN44X/FRNVQHQHZXYN44X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/VQHQ/HZXYN44X/FRNVQHQHZXYN44X.SMALL.jpg Ladycartoonist I've been having fun modeling anthropomorphic skulls for halloween lately, and I thought I'd share the basics of my process.Why skulls? Because it's easier to make a realistic anthro character/model going UP from a skull than to model them based on soft tissue (skin, cartilage) going down. It's also...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:15:54 PDT
Talking Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-Skull/
Talking Skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/8VKN/HZWJ518H/FLJ8VKNHZWJ518H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/8VKN/HZWJ518H/FLJ8VKNHZWJ518H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/8VKN/HZWJ518H/FLJ8VKNHZWJ518H.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker This talking skull says whatever you want (you record a message) and it starts talking when the camera sees a certain color (you program the color).An Arduino converts speech (on the fly) to servo movements for the jaw. A Pixy camera detects color (you choose the color) and activates the skull when...
By: MikeTheMaker

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:24:02 PDT
Travel Case for Printrbot Simple Metal (3D printer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Travel-Case-for-Printrbot-Simple-Metal-3D-printer/
Travel Case for Printrbot Simple Metal (3D printer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/I247/HZQTDNQK/F0II247HZQTDNQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/I247/HZQTDNQK/F0II247HZQTDNQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/I247/HZQTDNQK/F0II247HZQTDNQK.SMALL.jpg scottkildall This is my PrintrBot Simple Metal — a low-end but reasonable quality 3D-printer — and I'm planning to bring to Europe with me for an upcoming artist residency for 2 months.I'll be visiting a number of cities with it, but it's too big to easily port around. So, I broke it down into four parts, which ...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 11:14:14 PDT
3D Print: Make Servo Controlled Valves http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Make-Servo-Controlled-Valves/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:21:17 PDT
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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
3D Printable GoPro Mount Compatible Iphone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/4HX3/HUHT1P6F/FXN4HX3HUHT1P6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/4HX3/HUHT1P6F/FXN4HX3HUHT1P6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/4HX3/HUHT1P6F/FXN4HX3HUHT1P6F.SMALL.jpg Jared G      This is a step-by-step guide to creating your very own custom phone case. This guide will allow your phone to utilize any GoPro mount or accessory as a stable platform for taking photos or videos. In this instructable, I will be showing you how to design the phone case, GoPro mounting bracket, ...
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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/
Cheapest Violin Bridge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/M0DN/HU0GQ2GA/F9RM0DNHU0GQ2GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/M0DN/HU0GQ2GA/F9RM0DNHU0GQ2GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/M0DN/HU0GQ2GA/F9RM0DNHU0GQ2GA.SMALL.jpg Supportplastic Tired of you violin bridge breaking and you don't have enough time to find a music shop, just print it. Using a 3D printer download this file: http://www.mediafire.com/download/gt6wqh9hl4utxns/Bridge_v2.stl.zip Just print it and now you will be able to be on time to your concerts Make sure that yo...
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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