Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - 3d http://www.instructables.com Sun, 2 Aug 2015 03:50:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 3D Printed Ball and Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ball-and-Stand/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:29:19 PDT
Multi-Material 3D Printing: Dental Floss Pick http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Material-3D-Printing-Dental-Floss-Pick/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:27:04 PDT
3D Printed Sugar-Filled Paperweights http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Sugar-Filled-Paperweights/
3D Printed Sugar-Filled Paperweights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/EGTG/ICHHONCK/FE1EGTGICHHONCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/EGTG/ICHHONCK/FE1EGTGICHHONCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/EGTG/ICHHONCK/FE1EGTGICHHONCK.SMALL.jpg icecats Tired of chasing after your loose papers? Don't want to use that eyesore of a paperweight that your coworkers gave you? Maybe it's time to create a custom 3D printed paperweight that will suit you. This Instructable will hopefully give you insight on some basic 3D modeling skills and offer a ne...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:49:24 PDT
Multi-Material 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Material-3D-Printing/
Multi-Material 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SMALL.jpg icecats 3D printing is great. You can create just about anything imaginable with the power of a 3D printer. New 3D printable materials are being developed daily to further advance your options when using a 3D printer. And up until now, many people limit their 3D printed creations to one material. It would b...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:58:15 PDT
3D Print your own Scrabble Set http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-your-own-Scrabble-Set/
3D Print your own Scrabble Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TPFQ/ICD7F4CR/FJ9TPFQICD7F4CR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TPFQ/ICD7F4CR/FJ9TPFQICD7F4CR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TPFQ/ICD7F4CR/FJ9TPFQICD7F4CR.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a whole Scrabble set I designed and made to be used for replacement pieces or to build your own set from scratch...Here's a video explaining how to set the pieces up for dual extrusion and explains the difference between my three different designs...Here's the Thingiverse Page...http://www.t...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:09:59 PDT
4" Seven Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Seven-Segment-Display/
4" Seven Segment Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SMALL.jpg IamTeknik A seven segment display is a basic display which is made up of LED's arranged in a particular order to display numerical values. They are also able to display a lot of the alphabet but not with very good clarity. As the name implies, this display has 7 segments labelled A through G and labeling is d...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:17:56 PDT
Como identificar si un filamento es PLA o ABS http://www.instructables.com/id/Como-identificar-si-un-filamento-es-PLA-o-ABS/
Como identificar si un filamento es PLA o ABS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/597V/ICBRXGQ8/F25597VICBRXGQ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/597V/ICBRXGQ8/F25597VICBRXGQ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/597V/ICBRXGQ8/F25597VICBRXGQ8.SMALL.jpg Hub MakerSpace En este instructable aprenderemos a identificar si un filamento es PLA o ABS. Ya que algunas veces a la hora hacer una impresion no sabemos identificarlos por que se nos olvida cual es o la bobina no tiene etiquetaIn this instructable we learn to identify when the filament is PLA or ABS . Because w...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 09:49:48 PDT
Aluminum Extrusion 3d printer with 12x12 inch heat bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Extrution-3d-printer-with-12x12-inch-heat/
Aluminum Extrusion 3d printer with 12x12 inch heat bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/6CIO/IC6IGN0F/FH56CIOIC6IGN0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/6CIO/IC6IGN0F/FH56CIOIC6IGN0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/6CIO/IC6IGN0F/FH56CIOIC6IGN0F.SMALL.jpg stefanied I had a Reprap printer with the standard 8 inch bed but it became to small as many projects just got bigger and bigger, I needed something bigger but was not going to pay the rip off prices so decided to build my own which was not cheap but still better than paying the full price, I used most of my ...
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 12:12:11 PDT
TI BoosterPack for 3D Circuit Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/TI-BoosterPack-for-3D-Circuit-Printer/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 08:44:14 PDT
Photo(s) to 3D model http://www.instructables.com/id/Photos-to-3D-model/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 13:50:26 PDT
3D Modeling and Printing Your Own Shadow Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Modeling-and-Printing-Your-Own-Shadow-Cube/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 09:36:23 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
T-REX 3D printedpaper head http://www.instructables.com/id/T-REX-3D-printedpaper-head/
T-REX 3D printedpaper head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/8213/IBM25UMJ/FT58213IBM25UMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/8213/IBM25UMJ/FT58213IBM25UMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/8213/IBM25UMJ/FT58213IBM25UMJ.SMALL.jpg Makeroni Labs We want to revolutionize the world of 3D printing teaching a new way to print three-dimensional objects with only paper.Do you want to build your own dinosaur head and put in your living as hunting trophy? Printing and cutting the 3D T-Rex head The first thing is to print the 3D model that we hav...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 15:56:06 PDT
3D Print Salvage http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Salvage/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 05:00:15 PDT
3D printed catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-catapult/
3D printed catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/0WQM/IB8PRXKZ/FS40WQMIB8PRXKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/0WQM/IB8PRXKZ/FS40WQMIB8PRXKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/0WQM/IB8PRXKZ/FS40WQMIB8PRXKZ.SMALL.jpg tdesmith The Catapult, AKA, Arial Kitten Treat Delivery System, is created 100% from 3D printed parts. I used PLA for the body and firing arm and NinjaFlex was used for the tentchen belt (If ninjaflex not available an elastic band with a little reworking could work). My favorite ammo (beside kitten treats...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:20:37 PDT
Sketchup tricks for 3D printed parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketchup-tricks-for-3D-printed-parts/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 01:33:11 PDT
How to create a 3d painting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-3d-painting-1/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:48:07 PDT
Simple closing-mechanism for re-openable cases. 3D design http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-closing-mechanism-for-re-openable-cases-3D-/
Simple closing-mechanism for re-openable cases. 3D design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/R41S/IB86H763/FSWR41SIB86H763.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/R41S/IB86H763/FSWR41SIB86H763.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/R41S/IB86H763/FSWR41SIB86H763.SMALL.jpg WijnandM The instructions below will show you how to make a easily reopenable lid for a case. This principle can be applied to a wide variety of uses. ​Create a hollow container Create a hollow container, with one side open. Create a lid Create a lid that fits perfectly on the case. Put a small rectang...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:18:47 PDT
Rubber band boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-band-boat/
Rubber band boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/N9VU/IB7ROB85/FYHN9VUIB7ROB85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/N9VU/IB7ROB85/FYHN9VUIB7ROB85.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/N9VU/IB7ROB85/FYHN9VUIB7ROB85.SMALL.jpg 4dee The fossil fuels are running out of power. What could be nicer than creating a vehicle that needs no energy but works on stored muscle strength! In this instructable we make a 3d printed boat, that works on muscle strength.This is my first 3d model and instructable. Tests and comments are welcome! ...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:16:50 PDT
Making music with your 3d printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-music-with-your-3d-printer/
Making music with your 3d printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/35CV/IB8Q92MB/FVF35CVIB8Q92MB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/35CV/IB8Q92MB/FVF35CVIB8Q92MB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/35CV/IB8Q92MB/FVF35CVIB8Q92MB.SMALL.jpg donnovations I'm finding more and more uses out of the 3D printer and i want to share them with the world. This is a quick little how to on getting your 3D printer to play some music. With a little added bonus I show you how to add it to the end of each Print so it plays a little song when done.Credits goto ht...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:36:44 PDT
3D Print a Mini USB Vacuum Cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-a-Mini-USB-Vacuum-Cleaner/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 22:40:38 PDT
How to Model and Print a Sneaker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Model-and-Print-a-Sneaker/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 21:03:33 PDT
How to provide the best parts support http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-provide-the-best-parts-support/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 09:19:31 PDT
Versatile Flickering Love Lamp :) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Versatile-Flickering-Love-Lamp-/
Versatile Flickering Love Lamp :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/TASL/IB4A7MG8/FFXTASLIB4A7MG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/TASL/IB4A7MG8/FFXTASLIB4A7MG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/TASL/IB4A7MG8/FFXTASLIB4A7MG8.SMALL.jpg Keith Aquilina We are going to make an array of 20 LEDs which flicker and make your room seem like it is lit with a fire or candles! Perfect for that romantic night in :)To power it, we are going to use the increasingly popular 5V USB charger.You can decide to print out the whole lamp or just the part that holds t...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 20:58:34 PDT
3D printed instructables bot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-instructables-bot/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 15:03:02 PDT
WristPort http://www.instructables.com/id/WristPort/
WristPort - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/TGQU/IB4A6OWZ/F0JTGQUIB4A6OWZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/TGQU/IB4A6OWZ/F0JTGQUIB4A6OWZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/TGQU/IB4A6OWZ/F0JTGQUIB4A6OWZ.SMALL.jpg Raphasuke I don't have a 3D printer so i can not print this, if you have a problem make me know, and i will fix it.Did you ever lose your phone?, well with this simple desing you will have to lose your arm first.With the WristPort, you will carry your phone in your arm.Bassically this project has all the part...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:51:27 PDT
Fully 3D Printed Circuit Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Circuit-Board/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 21:15:40 PDT
Icing 3d printer project from scratch: "icearator" http://www.instructables.com/id/Icing-3d-printer-project-from-scratch-icearator/
Icing 3d printer project from scratch: "icearator" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/7O1F/IB22ECNC/FLG7O1FIB22ECNC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/7O1F/IB22ECNC/FLG7O1FIB22ECNC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/7O1F/IB22ECNC/FLG7O1FIB22ECNC.SMALL.jpg bravoechonovember1 This was one of the hardest projects I have built. Through out the project I broke 2 arduinos 2 stepper motors and lost the plunger for the eyedropper so if you see something different it probably is different.I know everyone is going to say that isn't a 3D printer it doesn't have a z axis! but ther...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:10:22 PDT
3D Printed Magnetic Marble Run http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Magnetic-Marble-Run/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 11:11:23 PDT
3D Bust for Blind Deaf Mother http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Bust-for-Blind-Mother/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:52:14 PDT
3D Print captured nuts without pausing your print. http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-captured-nuts-without-pausing-your-print/
3D Print captured nuts without pausing your print. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/JZAI/IB0MHYQ2/FB4JZAIIB0MHYQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/JZAI/IB0MHYQ2/FB4JZAIIB0MHYQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/JZAI/IB0MHYQ2/FB4JZAIIB0MHYQ2.SMALL.jpg BrutalEngineer I am often responsible for rapid prototyping parts on the job as a mechanical engineer. Regularly my designs require the use of captured nuts to joint parts together. It is possible to add a pause in your 3D print and embed nuts, but often my prints last days and run when I am not around to pla...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 09:29:43 PDT
How to Create a Large 3D Printer using a Smaller 3D Printer - "Project Locus" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Large-3D-Printer-using-a-Smaller-3/
How to Create a Large 3D Printer using a Smaller 3D Printer - "Project Locus" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/KLJX/IB4AM6KO/FNHKLJXIB4AM6KO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/KLJX/IB4AM6KO/FNHKLJXIB4AM6KO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/KLJX/IB4AM6KO/FNHKLJXIB4AM6KO.SMALL.jpg redhatman From those that own 3D printers, to those who simply are just curious about their capabilities, one topic that comes up rather frequently is the idea of "Printing another 3D Printer". Now this may not be 100% possible when considering components such as the electronics, however, nearly every 3D prin...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:26:42 PDT
3D Printed Abacus http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Abacus/
3D Printed Abacus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/UUGJ/IB3HIPRX/FORUUGJIB3HIPRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/UUGJ/IB3HIPRX/FORUUGJIB3HIPRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/UUGJ/IB3HIPRX/FORUUGJIB3HIPRX.SMALL.jpg violingirl This is a 3D printed Roman abacus in designed in Tinkercad and 3D printed. It is easy to make and very customizable.I made this because there are very few 3D printed abacuses on the internet.You can get the file here: https://tinkercad.com/things/cETcSl47SiY How to use Tinkercad Go to https://ww...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:45:39 PDT
3D printed fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-fountain/
3D printed fountain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/QY3K/IAWCCKSH/FS1QY3KIAWCCKSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/QY3K/IAWCCKSH/FS1QY3KIAWCCKSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/QY3K/IAWCCKSH/FS1QY3KIAWCCKSH.SMALL.jpg Lukas_m5 Do you want a new fountain in your room? This one is perfect! Components For this project, you need only a few parts:A flowerpothttp://www.bellaflora.at/de/543/blumentoepfe_rankhilfen.htmla small pumphttp://www.amazon.de/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1/276-6307488-7512951?__mk_de_DE=%C3%85M%C3%85%C5%BD%C3%95...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 09:37:57 PDT
3D print ABS on a cold bed and onto any material http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-print-ABS-on-a-cold-bed-and-onto-any-material/
3D print ABS on a cold bed and onto any material - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/QBS8/IARFKGL1/FLCQBS8IARFKGL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/QBS8/IARFKGL1/FLCQBS8IARFKGL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/QBS8/IARFKGL1/FLCQBS8IARFKGL1.SMALL.jpg Downunder35m This a two part Instructable.The first part is about BuildTak and the second about using plastic primer to print on any surface you like.BuildTak? Never heard of it....No wonder as the product is quite new and most manufacturers of 3D printers won't include it when you buy one.Some don't even list i...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 04:56:02 PDT
3D print titanium wedding band http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-print-titanium-wedding-band/
3D print titanium wedding band - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/AXOQ/IAS1TTYJ/FJ4AXOQIAS1TTYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/AXOQ/IAS1TTYJ/FJ4AXOQIAS1TTYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/AXOQ/IAS1TTYJ/FJ4AXOQIAS1TTYJ.SMALL.jpg Blackir I put my head to make my wedding rings. A good way to put some of myself and my love in a proof of love. I am a computer, 3D is not my field, but with a bit of passion and time you can do everything. Design For the design I used Solidworks, several tutorial are available on the internet a little ...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08:43:45 PDT
How To 3d Print Key Copy From Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-3d-Print-Key-Copy-From-Photos/
How To 3d Print Key Copy From Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/4IGO/IAS1VV0G/FJX4IGOIAS1VV0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/4IGO/IAS1VV0G/FJX4IGOIAS1VV0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/4IGO/IAS1VV0G/FJX4IGOIAS1VV0G.SMALL.jpg conk_b So Im Going to show you how to d print yourself a new key, either for fun or practical reasons.Can be used to print off a snapped key (Looking at All the Motorbikers out there with half a key in their petrol tank)You will Need:A decent camera with macro or good up close qualityA CAD Program, I show ...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08:38:51 PDT
Cherry- 60€ 3D-Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherry-60-3D-Printer/
Cherry- 60€ 3D-Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/M6J6/IAQMJJME/FPBM6J6IAQMJJME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/M6J6/IAQMJJME/FPBM6J6IAQMJJME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/M6J6/IAQMJJME/FPBM6J6IAQMJJME.SMALL.jpg Vulcaman Hello, in this instruction, I will show you how to make a 3D-Printer for less than 60€ (maybe the cheapest in the world)I'm 16 Years old and I made everything by myself.This 3D-Printer, works with the cheapest motors on the market (28Byj-48), for the electronics I use the Ramps 1.4 . It also has an...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:26:56 PDT
Chimera: $60 DLP High-Res 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Chimera-60-DLP-resin-3d-printer/
Chimera: $60 DLP High-Res 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/LPFQ/IBGC9TJM/F07LPFQIBGC9TJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/LPFQ/IBGC9TJM/F07LPFQIBGC9TJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/LPFQ/IBGC9TJM/F07LPFQIBGC9TJM.SMALL.jpg matstermind I have been on a hunt for the past several years to find a cheap and simple, yet moderately high resolution 3D printer. I had 3 different 3D printers partially constructed when I heard about the amazing technology of DLP Stereo lithography (SLA) printers. I have finally found enough parts at the...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 18:28:48 PDT
IKKO intelligent flowerpot - maceta inteligente http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikko-maceta-inteligente/
IKKO intelligent flowerpot - maceta inteligente - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/K182/IANRYIZX/FRHK182IANRYIZX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/K182/IANRYIZX/FRHK182IANRYIZX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/K182/IANRYIZX/FRHK182IANRYIZX.SMALL.jpg kraeheTishka Ikko es un juguete, que diseñe con la finalidad de involucrar a los niños en el crecimiento de las hortalizas. Una pequeña maceta inteligente, que se mueve según las necesidades de la planta. Realice un kit completo, sin embargo, y en este instructable mostrare como elaborar el juguete principal, q...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 21:46:50 PDT
MultiColor 3D Prints With One Extruder http://www.instructables.com/id/MultiColor-3D-Prints-With-One-Extruder/
MultiColor 3D Prints With One Extruder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/IUK9/IAPAM5EM/FRUIUK9IAPAM5EM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/IUK9/IAPAM5EM/FRUIUK9IAPAM5EM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/IUK9/IAPAM5EM/FRUIUK9IAPAM5EM.SMALL.jpg cartercar__ You love 3D Printing don't you. But you hate being restricted to one extruder which can only print in one color. Well my friends today is your lucky day. This simple 'hack' to your 3d printer will allow you to have any color filament and time. You can even change the color of filament during the pri...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 17:26:32 PDT
Madonna's Disco Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Madonnas-Disco-Ball/
Madonna's Disco Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/0WX5/IB49Z6DL/FRK0WX5IB49Z6DL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/0WX5/IB49Z6DL/FRK0WX5IB49Z6DL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/0WX5/IB49Z6DL/FRK0WX5IB49Z6DL.SMALL.jpg Jake Morton A few years ago I discovered Madonna (I know, I know, she's been kicking it since the 80's) and really enjoyed her music. Even today I am still discovering her talent and only a few months ago discovered the Confessions Tour. Well lets just say my mind was blown that day. Fantastic performances, exc...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 07:29:17 PDT
3d printer heated bed http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3d-Printer-Heated-Bed/
3d printer heated bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/VJQ8/IAJH75W6/F1TVJQ8IAJH75W6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/VJQ8/IAJH75W6/F1TVJQ8IAJH75W6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/VJQ8/IAJH75W6/F1TVJQ8IAJH75W6.SMALL.jpg Kirand1 A few years ago my school bought a Rapman 3.1 from bfb. After it was constructed they quickly realised that the print wasn't that good and so it was neglected in the corner. When we found it we had to repair many things on it and we also decided to upgrade it with a heated bed. We searched for a goo...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 05:54:28 PDT
ABS Juice and Slurry - Getting your Prints to Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/ABS-Juice-and-Slurry-Getting-your-Prints-to-Stick/
ABS Juice and Slurry - Getting your Prints to Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/LLB2/IAGMTK3S/F0KLLB2IAGMTK3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/LLB2/IAGMTK3S/F0KLLB2IAGMTK3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/LLB2/IAGMTK3S/F0KLLB2IAGMTK3S.SMALL.jpg Drillbit Do your prints end up looking like this? Would you like to make them look like the second picture? With this Instructable I'll show you how to get your prints to adhere to your print bed firmly with ABS Juice.When I first started printing, I struggled a lot with warped prints, which on a shared prin...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 07:54:41 PDT
3D Printed Glencairn Whiskey Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Glencairn-Whiskey-Glass/
3D Printed Glencairn Whiskey Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/OVSL/IAG0MM25/FTIOVSLIAG0MM25.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/OVSL/IAG0MM25/FTIOVSLIAG0MM25.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/OVSL/IAG0MM25/FTIOVSLIAG0MM25.SMALL.jpg Laserbird In collaboration with Urban Farmer Steakhouse in Portland, OR, our makerspace was given the opportunity to test out a new HD Glass filament that is advertised as transparent, "food and drink contact approved," and could print like PLA. Our first project was a Glencairn style whiskey glass to see how...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 20:16:41 PDT
LEGO 3d Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-3d-Printer/
LEGO 3d Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Z7LK/IAF6V46T/F1SZ7LKIAF6V46T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Z7LK/IAF6V46T/F1SZ7LKIAF6V46T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Z7LK/IAF6V46T/F1SZ7LKIAF6V46T.SMALL.jpg Gosse Adema This LEGO printer is based on the Prusa I3 rework printer. The printer started as a A4-plotter with stepper motors from an old HP printer. After upgrading the stepper motors to Nema 17 motors I decided to build a X, Y and Z axis machine. This evolved in this printer.LEGO and Nema 17 stepper motors a...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 12:52:07 PDT
Removable shopping trolley tokens http://www.instructables.com/id/Removable-shopping-trolley-tokens/
Removable shopping trolley tokens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/M0ZZ/IA8WOZ4M/FJHM0ZZIA8WOZ4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/M0ZZ/IA8WOZ4M/FJHM0ZZIA8WOZ4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/M0ZZ/IA8WOZ4M/FJHM0ZZIA8WOZ4M.SMALL.jpg Downunder35m Don't you hate it coming from work and still needing to go shopping?When you get to the shop and you need a trolley it will demand some currency, fake or real so the lock opens.You start digging your pockets for a coin, all while the rain is pouring down on you.Sure we all know these plastic tokens ...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 07:30:15 PDT
How To Level A Print Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Level-A-Print-Bed/
How To Level A Print Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/P2ZM/IADH35TB/FL3P2ZMIADH35TB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/P2ZM/IADH35TB/FL3P2ZMIADH35TB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/P2ZM/IADH35TB/FL3P2ZMIADH35TB.SMALL.jpg AryaVenugopalan You have gotten your printer, printed models BUT 15 prints later, you are spilling random filament. This will help you level your print bed. Find The Current Height Of The Print Bed From The Extruder Every 3D printer has an ideal level, however it is usually ABOUT 1 millimeter. You can fiddle wit...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 05:31:07 PDT
3D Printed Dremel Spirograph http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Spirograph/
3D Printed Dremel Spirograph - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/225L/IACFH3QM/FRI225LIACFH3QM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/225L/IACFH3QM/FRI225LIACFH3QM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/225L/IACFH3QM/FRI225LIACFH3QM.SMALL.jpg wilwrk4tls After my nephew got a spirograph I was inspired to build upon the idea and be able to create something more permanent with it. This is only the beginning of the project as I discovered when I thought I was done, so this may simply be a Part 1, but here is the first part.Please vote for me in the 3D ...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 07:52:01 PDT
3D Printed Stone Head http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Stone-Head/
3D Printed Stone Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/J4CP/IA8WXEFL/FTQJ4CPIA8WXEFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/J4CP/IA8WXEFL/FTQJ4CPIA8WXEFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/J4CP/IA8WXEFL/FTQJ4CPIA8WXEFL.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak 3D Printing is awesome. But after printing out lots of fun things with my 3D printer, I got sick of them all looking like they came from a 3D printer. Relatively inexpesive FDM printers always have layer lines that you can both see and feel. I wanted a final product that nobody would expect was 3D...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 16:39:52 PDT