Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - 3d http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:24:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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://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 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/
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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) Long read: 3D printers are cool and they finally start to drop in price. Kickstarter campaigns like the one from QB-UP or M3D are popping up and they ...
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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 chip...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 15:58:20 PST
CAD to 3D http://www.instructables.com/id/CAD-to-3D/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 06:54:25 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://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/13NZ/HRPNAH1P/F1W13NZHRPNAH1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/13NZ/HRPNAH1P/F1W13NZHRPNAH1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/13NZ/HRPNAH1P/F1W13NZHRPNAH1P.SMALL.jpg 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. Download I have made the instructions for the NX3D.  I made it so there is no gear tracks needed which makes it a little less accurat...
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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
Make a super cheap 3D printer using recycled parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-super-cheap-3D-printer-using-recycled-parts/
Make a super cheap 3D printer using recycled parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/JDWJ/HRI8XEIW/F9SJDWJHRI8XEIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/JDWJ/HRI8XEIW/F9SJDWJHRI8XEIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/JDWJ/HRI8XEIW/F9SJDWJHRI8XEIW.SMALL.jpg Practical Techonlogy Now-a-days a lot of people talk about 3D printing and the many things that it can produce.  Even the president talks about it during his state of union address.  While it is true that some of the technologies in 3D printing are new in high end models, most 3D printers can be built using existing tec...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 18:47:19 PST
Printrbot Simple X-axis Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Printrbot-Simple-X-axis-Upgrade/
Printrbot Simple X-axis Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KBP4/HRI8UG7U/FJSKBP4HRI8UG7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KBP4/HRI8UG7U/FJSKBP4HRI8UG7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KBP4/HRI8UG7U/FJSKBP4HRI8UG7U.SMALL.jpg rcrossen I did the y-axis and here is the x-axis Downloading And Printing To start you need to download the parts from:http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:194686 and print them out. Taking The Printrbot Apart Once the parts are printed you have to disassemble the printer starting with the bed. You then t...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:20:22 PST
Heisenberg Blue Meth Iphone 5 case made with silicone mold and clear blue plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/Heisenberg-Blue-Meth-Iphone-5-case-made-with-silic/
Heisenberg Blue Meth Iphone 5 case made with silicone mold and clear blue plastic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/VL35/HR9V9J22/FI8VL35HR9V9J22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/VL35/HR9V9J22/FI8VL35HR9V9J22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/VL35/HR9V9J22/FI8VL35HR9V9J22.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 you can now order one of these hand made case here http://nuproto.com/blueicecase.html I been Designing cases for a long time. You can see my cases and my slim wallets here https://www.shapeways.com/shops/amznfx I always wanted to make a silicone mold so i can make my own cases using pourable pl...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 08:59:03 PST
3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-2/
3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/T6N3/HPEG8OKE/FBGT6N3HPEG8OKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/T6N3/HPEG8OKE/FBGT6N3HPEG8OKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/T6N3/HPEG8OKE/FBGT6N3HPEG8OKE.SMALL.jpg bram2202 The 3D printer is a great invention. I allows the user to print (almost)anything he/she could imagine! But there fairly expensive. Of course you could buy a cheap pre made one for $200, but the print area is pretty small, and the quality isn’t the best. on the order end of the scale theirs the o...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 03:31:58 PST
3D printed Chess piece http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Chess-piece/
3D printed Chess piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/O679/HR8VB246/FUVO679HR8VB246.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/O679/HR8VB246/FUVO679HR8VB246.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/O679/HR8VB246/FUVO679HR8VB246.SMALL.jpg GabWui For this assignment I had to create and print my own Chess piece that represented myself, for example my personality, hobbies and interests. I chose to make the Queen. The piece had to be 7cm x 3,5cm x 3,5cm. Mindmap First we had to make a mindmap. Here I wrote down my hobbies, personality, study...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 08:29:04 PST
Printrbot Simple Y-axis Belt Driven Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Printrbot-Simple-Y-axis-Belt-Driven-Upgrade/
Printrbot Simple Y-axis Belt Driven Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/TKUX/HQYW5GHZ/F49TKUXHQYW5GHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/TKUX/HQYW5GHZ/F49TKUXHQYW5GHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/TKUX/HQYW5GHZ/F49TKUXHQYW5GHZ.SMALL.jpg rcrossen I got the stl files from http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:194586Though there wasn't info on actually swapping them out. So I am going to do a walk through. Printing Parts Using the Printrbot simple I was able to print all the parts from the stl files provided. Removing The Y Carriage I cut th...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 14:22:41 PST
3D Printing Snaps http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Snaps/
3D Printing Snaps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/BLP9/HQS4Z7BX/F19BLP9HQS4Z7BX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/BLP9/HQS4Z7BX/F19BLP9HQS4Z7BX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/BLP9/HQS4Z7BX/F19BLP9HQS4Z7BX.SMALL.jpg rcrossen I had a lot of trial and error and wanted to share my findings First Print I wanted to create a simple dove tail snap to connect pieces to one and other. PLA doesn't do well with shear stress and they kept shearing right off.. Re-design The simple snap in step one kept shearing off. So I the...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:03:22 PST
The best way to remove 3D prints from build platform http://www.instructables.com/id/The-best-way-to-remove-3D-prints-from-build-platfo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/XKFW/HQSV2P2F/FS9XKFWHQSV2P2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/XKFW/HQSV2P2F/FS9XKFWHQSV2P2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/XKFW/HQSV2P2F/FS9XKFWHQSV2P2F.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools Removing 3D-prints from a 3D printer's build plate can be a bit tricky - specially if the bottom surface area is large. In this video we show a very easy way to remove such 3D prints from the build plate without damaging the model or the build plate. This example shows a 3D printed model of a table...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 08:25:50 PST
tower chess piece http://www.instructables.com/id/tower-chess-piece/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/0V9H/HQP84A01/F260V9HHQP84A01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/0V9H/HQP84A01/F260V9HHQP84A01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/0V9H/HQP84A01/F260V9HHQP84A01.SMALL.jpg dingesen This chess piece was made for a assignment for the course opendesign. It is a box shape twisted in a spiral to give it a interesting shape. made in Google Sketchup and printed with a Ultimaker 3d printer. The key words used to design this piece were: simple, humor, cheap, computer, nonsense. ...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 10:38:17 PST
3D printed cookie cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-cookie-cutter/
3D printed cookie cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/42BF/HQMN42BE/FVH42BFHQMN42BE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/42BF/HQMN42BE/FVH42BFHQMN42BE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/42BF/HQMN42BE/FVH42BFHQMN42BE.SMALL.jpg webcompanion Great for any holiday or special occasion!  I made this at TechShop Detroit, they have excellent classes to show you how to use their 3D printers and software.  In this Instructable I am making a 25% larger angel cookie cutter from an existing design.  This Instructable could be used for making any ...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 15:29:38 PST
3d Printed iPad Mini Honeycomb Case http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-iPad-Mini-Honeycomb-Case/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/8ZT1/HQIL61NT/FCJ8ZT1HQIL61NT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/8ZT1/HQIL61NT/FCJ8ZT1HQIL61NT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/8ZT1/HQIL61NT/FCJ8ZT1HQIL61NT.SMALL.jpg sbanas I love 3d printing. So when I had an opportunity to 3d print something at school I had to take it, since I don't know anyone else who has a 3d printer. I used a template I found on Thingiverse to print this Honeycomb IPad Mini case. But some of the support material didn't come off, so I may use an e...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 15:09:38 PST
Tweaking Fan Settings In Kisslicer For Large Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Tweaking-Fan-Settings-In-Kisslicer-For-Large-Parts/
Tweaking Fan Settings In Kisslicer For Large Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/DMQ9/HQ1E13O1/FRBDMQ9HQ1E13O1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/DMQ9/HQ1E13O1/FRBDMQ9HQ1E13O1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/DMQ9/HQ1E13O1/FRBDMQ9HQ1E13O1.SMALL.jpg rcrossen So I flipped this part face up after i printed it. It was supposed to be flat and ended up bowing. All my settings seemed good but I figured the bowing was chased from a cooling problem. Kisslicer Settings For this first part I had the fan set to 100% for all 3 choices. This can been seen in the ...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 22:10:48 PST
3D Printer Enclosure with Arduino LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Enclosure-with-Arduino-LED-Display/
3D Printer Enclosure with Arduino LED Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/C992/HQ3C20B8/FGCC992HQ3C20B8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/C992/HQ3C20B8/FGCC992HQ3C20B8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/C992/HQ3C20B8/FGCC992HQ3C20B8.SMALL.jpg Marker1024 Hello, recently acquired a 3d printer, and ever since then I've been printing almost non stop. However when I brought the printer to school it became a challenge to print safely in my tiny dorm room without breathing abs fumes. Its next to a window so I tried using fans, sealing off part of the room...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 21:00:07 PST
Happy Horse New Year! http://www.instructables.com/id/Happy-Horse-New-Year/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/IVKU/HPZMSOM1/F63IVKUHPZMSOM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/IVKU/HPZMSOM1/F63IVKUHPZMSOM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/IVKU/HPZMSOM1/F63IVKUHPZMSOM1.SMALL.jpg Echo He 2014 is our Chinese horse year. Do you have interest in Chinese 12 zodiacs? You will love it !
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 23:04:37 PST
3D Printing Using Kissslicer Support, Pillar And Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Using-Kissslicer-Support-Pillar-And-Fa/
3D Printing Using Kissslicer Support, Pillar And Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/T1OU/HPT94ZMA/FNGT1OUHPT94ZMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/T1OU/HPT94ZMA/FNGT1OUHPT94ZMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/T1OU/HPT94ZMA/FNGT1OUHPT94ZMA.SMALL.jpg rcrossen I started playing with the kissslicer settings when "I made at the TechShop". The part is a small spool and i needed it round and smooth.This first photo shows the part being made on the Type A machine at the tech shop. Fan Off And No Pillar The first one didn't come out smooth despite using the ...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 12:29:35 PST
Add Fan Support To Gen6 Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Fan-Support-To-Gen6-Electronics/
Add Fan Support To Gen6 Electronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/2F4B/HPCWVGW8/FXY2F4BHPCWVGW8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/2F4B/HPCWVGW8/FXY2F4BHPCWVGW8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/2F4B/HPCWVGW8/FXY2F4BHPCWVGW8.SMALL.jpg theexternaldisk For a while now I've got a 3D-printer. An Orca V0.43 to be exact. This is a 3D-printer from http://www.mendel-parts.com/. I'm very satisfied with the printer, it prints well, it isn't that hard to put together and it looks good. But it doesn't support a fan to cool your prints. The Orca V0.43 runs o...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 10:49:11 PST
Bakers Rack Bookend - Blender 3d Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Bakers-Rack-Bookend-Blender-3d-Printing/
Bakers Rack Bookend - Blender 3d Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/5HTN/HPEFXRML/F3Z5HTNHPEFXRML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/5HTN/HPEFXRML/F3Z5HTNHPEFXRML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/5HTN/HPEFXRML/F3Z5HTNHPEFXRML.SMALL.jpg PS118 Hey all, For our library I chose to use wire bakers' racks for the shelves because they were a lot more durable than the cheap pressed-wood shelves for not much more money.  Also, I liked the idea that they would not gather dust.  One problem with that plan is the difficulty in keeping books from f...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 22:25:53 PST
Create your own christmas tree decoration as printable 3d object http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-own-christmas-tree-decoration-as-print/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/I96G/HP7B1DV5/FN9I96GHP7B1DV5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/I96G/HP7B1DV5/FN9I96GHP7B1DV5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/I96G/HP7B1DV5/FN9I96GHP7B1DV5.SMALL.jpg eXtrudy This tutorial shows how to create your own christmas tree decoration based on a pen and paper drawing and some illustrations from the web. It took less than 10 minutes in eXtrudy and is ready for 3d printing. Steps: 1. Get eXtrudy from www.extrudy.net - it's really free - no demo, no registration, ...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 13:26:56 PST
3D Printing: 3D Print A Solderless Circuit Board http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-3D-Print-A-Solderless-Circuit-Board/
3D Printing: 3D Print A Solderless Circuit Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/WT8G/HP0CQRPH/FLSWT8GHP0CQRPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/WT8G/HP0CQRPH/FLSWT8GHP0CQRPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/WT8G/HP0CQRPH/FLSWT8GHP0CQRPH.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Experimental circuit boards can be easily made with a 3D printer. They can be made at the same size and thickness as a standard 1/16" thick, through-hole soldered, perfboard. The components can be fairly easily connected together without using solder. This technique is somewhat faster than standar...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:27:38 PST
How To 3D Print a Fire hydrant http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-3D-Print-a-Fire-hydrant/
How To 3D Print a Fire hydrant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/45Q9/HOUFYUAP/F7T45Q9HOUFYUAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/45Q9/HOUFYUAP/F7T45Q9HOUFYUAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/45Q9/HOUFYUAP/F7T45Q9HOUFYUAP.SMALL.jpg parkergalambos2 This instructable will explain how to print a 3D model of a fire hydrant for an animation Make An Account On Www.123Sapp.com once you have made an account on www.123Dapp.com, search up 3D model of a fire hydrant Download The 3D model download the 3D firehydrant model and open it up in UP!. ...
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 12:44:13 PST
3d printed prescription glasses. http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-prescription-glasses/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/FFEK/HOHYGGQM/FDKFFEKHOHYGGQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/FFEK/HOHYGGQM/FDKFFEKHOHYGGQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/FFEK/HOHYGGQM/FDKFFEKHOHYGGQM.SMALL.jpg JZ411 basically I broke my prescription glasses and luckily the lenses were still in good shape. so i decided hop on the Makerbot replicator 2. the lenses are nearly impossible to CAD out correctly, so if you want the fast route. take aerial image of the lens and import it into your CAD system, take a fe...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 19:53:59 PST
how to make a Spiderman Web Shooter Prop using 3d printing http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-Spiderman-Web-Shooter-Prop-using-3d-/
how to make a Spiderman Web Shooter Prop using 3d printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/YX0X/HNRHW6YN/FCFYX0XHNRHW6YN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/YX0X/HNRHW6YN/FCFYX0XHNRHW6YN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/YX0X/HNRHW6YN/FCFYX0XHNRHW6YN.SMALL.jpg skyfly23 here's how to make the 2012 web shooters using 3d printing. you need: rustoleum metallic blue rustoleum gloss silver a red tiddlywink superglue rustoleum gloss green paint a leather cuff. 3d printing it from shapeways shapeways will take your web shooter files and 3d print them for you, they usua...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 08:30:23 PST
Getting an accessible SD-cardslot on Mendel90 printer, plus electronics cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-an-accessible-SD-cardslot-on-Mendel90-prin/
Getting an accessible SD-cardslot on Mendel90 printer, plus electronics cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/OOBM/HNXRR1R0/FIDOOBMHNXRR1R0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/OOBM/HNXRR1R0/FIDOOBMHNXRR1R0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/OOBM/HNXRR1R0/FIDOOBMHNXRR1R0.SMALL.jpg Klas-Kenny If you have a Mendel90 3D-printer, and you're using the SD-card and move it between the printer and computer all the time, you've probably also noticed that the placement of the card-slot isn't really great. Using a micro SD isn't optimal either, really. I've also made a cover for all of the electr...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 05:46:34 PST