Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - 3d http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 Feb 2015 04:26:25 PST BLOX v1.01 beer shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/beer-shooter/
beer shooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus What ever happened to the hubbub around 3D printed weapons? Get ready to bust a cap and shotgun a beer with the 3D printed beer shooter. Before you jump the gun and shoot from the hip, this concept can't shoot anything and is nothing more than a holder for your beer.Perpetuating the concept of 3D pr...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:56:41 PST
3D Printer Heated Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Heated-Bed-1/
3D Printer Heated Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/NTQ9/I5DS2YD4/FP1NTQ9I5DS2YD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/NTQ9/I5DS2YD4/FP1NTQ9I5DS2YD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/NTQ9/I5DS2YD4/FP1NTQ9I5DS2YD4.SMALL.jpg RobertKuhlmann I've tried several kinds of heated beds over the last months. But I was wondering, if there wasn't a far simpler, more efficient and even cheaper way to build one. So I've developed a heated bed, based on an aluminum plate, heated by isolated copper-wire. No etching is required, no exotic machine...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:33:00 PST
Download, edit and print your own parts from McMaster-Carr http://www.instructables.com/id/Download-Edit-And-Print-Your-Own-Parts-From-McMast/
Download, edit and print your own parts from McMaster-Carr - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/6C19/I59VYNZ5/FMM6C19I59VYNZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/6C19/I59VYNZ5/FMM6C19I59VYNZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/6C19/I59VYNZ5/FMM6C19I59VYNZ5.SMALL.jpg Ladycartoonist McMaster Carr is an amazing resource. It's well laid out, informative, comprehensive..but even better, they provide free 3D models for most of their parts. Not all, but many. If you have access to a 3D printer, you can print these parts yourself. Pretty cool, eh? Find your parts First, point you...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:41:06 PST
Build a Gear Time Quad Gear Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Gear-Time-Quad-Gear-Frame/
Build a Gear Time Quad Gear Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/9NY4/I50XLSQ4/F6N9NY4I50XLSQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/9NY4/I50XLSQ4/F6N9NY4I50XLSQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/9NY4/I50XLSQ4/F6N9NY4I50XLSQ4.SMALL.jpg GoTimeUS The Gear Time 3D print series was created by GoTime.us as a free-to-download 3D printable product that gave users a modular gear system which they could build, disassemble and rebuild. One of the simplest configurations was the Quad Gear Frame. This configuration involved 4 gears that were held to...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:13:08 PST
Compact Spool Holder K'Nex http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Spool-Holder-KNex/
Compact Spool Holder K'Nex - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/Q8WC/I52CJBW0/FF6Q8WCI52CJBW0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/Q8WC/I52CJBW0/FF6Q8WCI52CJBW0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/Q8WC/I52CJBW0/FF6Q8WCI52CJBW0.SMALL.jpg manthony7 This is a simple spool holder for 3d printing filament. I designed it specifically for the smaller spools, but I have another instructable design specifically for the larger diameter spools.To make this, you need common K'Nex peices and four bearings that fit over the rods. I used 608 bearings, whic...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 17:00:27 PST
3d printed mechanical hand http://www.instructables.com/id/d-printed-mechanical-hand/
3d printed mechanical hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/L2FH/I50CUN0Q/FM6L2FHI50CUN0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/L2FH/I50CUN0Q/FM6L2FHI50CUN0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/L2FH/I50CUN0Q/FM6L2FHI50CUN0Q.SMALL.jpg Regan Leatch I made this hand from photos of a wooden one that was laser cut Making the hand First designed the hand in pieces on solid edge Assembling on cad Once I had designed the pieces i assembled them on solid edge. Printing Now I exported the pieces to makerbot and printed on a makerbot replicato...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 22:25:43 PST
Extremely Low Cost 3D Printable 3D Printer / Plotter / CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Extremely-Low-Cost-3D-Printable-3D-Printer-Plotter/
Extremely Low Cost 3D Printable 3D Printer / Plotter / CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SMALL.jpg wootin24 In this Instructable I will talk about how to build a basic three axis CNC machine. the machine itself relies on easy to find parts and the mechanical parts are all 3D printed. all of the 3D printed parts are designed by me and the files are provided, though they may need to be slightly modified de...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:38:08 PST
Embedding hardware into 3d Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Embedding-hardware-into-3d-Print/
Embedding hardware into 3d Print - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/BPQB/I4SCOV0H/F1LBPQBI4SCOV0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/BPQB/I4SCOV0H/F1LBPQBI4SCOV0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/BPQB/I4SCOV0H/F1LBPQBI4SCOV0H.SMALL.jpg BryantM I have been using my solidoodle 4 on little projects at home for about half a year now. And occasionally I need to mount my printed parts to something. Superglue takes to both ABS and PLA pretty well, but nothing beats the strength and durability of metal nuts and bolts. This is my little trick o...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:05:53 PST
Flip Cup Trophy http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Cup-Trophy/
Flip Cup Trophy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/LOWO/I4SCPDER/FJWLOWOI4SCPDER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/LOWO/I4SCPDER/FJWLOWOI4SCPDER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/LOWO/I4SCPDER/FJWLOWOI4SCPDER.SMALL.jpg BryantM I have recently embarked on a journey to create a flip cup trophy. A few years removed from college my friends and I occasionally re-live the past with a guys vs girls flip cup challenge. I figure what could add more excitement to our booze filled competition than the idea of bringing home a souve...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 18:34:55 PST
Custom Sunglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Sunglasses/
Custom Sunglasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/0QF6/I4UNHRYQ/FF20QF6I4UNHRYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/0QF6/I4UNHRYQ/FF20QF6I4UNHRYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/0QF6/I4UNHRYQ/FF20QF6I4UNHRYQ.SMALL.jpg tlp801 When it comes to Sunglasses, one size doesn't fit all. How many times have you sifted through the glasses rack trying on several different pairs that "look cool" but don't fit or look funny because they don't sit right on your face..??Custom 3D printed sunglasses are a game changer! With this tech...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:00:44 PST
Yokai Mask From Big Hero 6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Yokai-Mask-From-Big-Hero-6/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 02:09:19 PST
3D Printed Walking Robot (Klann Linkage) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Walking-Robot-Klann-Linkage/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 21:46:29 PST
From IDEA to PRODUCTION - Cryptex http://www.instructables.com/id/From-IDEA-to-PRODUCTION-Cryptex/
From IDEA to PRODUCTION - Cryptex - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/R7XU/I4MMSBQ2/FTVR7XUI4MMSBQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/R7XU/I4MMSBQ2/FTVR7XUI4MMSBQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/R7XU/I4MMSBQ2/FTVR7XUI4MMSBQ2.SMALL.jpg JABA 3D This Instructable is to illustrate the process of taking a concept through design and prototyping all the way to small scale home production. We have chosen a Cryptex to illustrate this process. There are several Cryptex designs on this site already, but we want to take the idea past just the design...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:55:48 PST
Autodesk 123D design- Create a Customizable Lamp/Pen Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Customizable-Lamp/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 05:09:42 PST
The Butt Toaster http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Butt-Toaster/
The Butt Toaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/C65A/I4IWNNZR/FDFC65AI4IWNNZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/C65A/I4IWNNZR/FDFC65AI4IWNNZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/C65A/I4IWNNZR/FDFC65AI4IWNNZR.SMALL.jpg SamyakN Have you ever sat on a heater vent? It feels good, but after a while your butt starts to hurt and ache. But with the butt toaster, all you have to do is place it on top of the vent and your butt won't hurt, and it will get toasted! Ready to give it a try?? Materials 1. 123d design on...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 15:13:20 PST
How to make an easy toy spaceship using 123d design http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-easy-toy-spaceship-using-123d-desig/
How to make an easy toy spaceship using 123d design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/LHV7/I4IWMMUJ/F47LHV7I4IWMMUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/LHV7/I4IWMMUJ/F47LHV7I4IWMMUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/LHV7/I4IWMMUJ/F47LHV7I4IWMMUJ.SMALL.jpg SamyakN In this instructable, I will be teaching you all how to make an easy toy spaceship using 123d design tool. This is a 3d software used to make 3d models. Making the outline To make the outline, use the polyline tool. With this tool, you can make the outline of the model and make...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 13:50:09 PST
How to make a mini Death Star with a stand with blender http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mini-Death-Star-with-a-stand-with-bl/
How to make a mini Death Star with a stand with blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/V97F/I4CNF00F/F8YV97FI4CNF00F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/V97F/I4CNF00F/F8YV97FI4CNF00F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/V97F/I4CNF00F/F8YV97FI4CNF00F.SMALL.jpg SamyakN In this instructable, I will be teaching you all how to make a mini death star complete with a stand and nameplate. We will be using blender. Step 1: making the base and the stand To make the base, you can use a cube and use the scale manipulator to make a thin rectangular prism...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 22:02:27 PST
how to make a phaser remote holder http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-phaser-remote-holder/
how to make a phaser remote holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/58G0/I4CNEASC/F8P58G0I4CNEASC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/58G0/I4CNEASC/F8P58G0I4CNEASC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/58G0/I4CNEASC/F8P58G0I4CNEASC.SMALL.jpg SamyakN In this instructable, I will be teaching you all how to make a phaser remote controller holder to put tv remotes in. I will be using blender to make the model, and you can print one out using a 3-d printer. Step 1: Making the base Making the base is extremely important because ot...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 18:49:49 PST
3d photo http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-photo/
3d photo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/T1QJ/I4CN5DXD/FY7T1QJI4CN5DXD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/T1QJ/I4CN5DXD/FY7T1QJI4CN5DXD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/T1QJ/I4CN5DXD/FY7T1QJI4CN5DXD.SMALL.jpg phofman1 These 3D objects are created with the software of cubify. This is freely available on the website of them. Precisely create an account and choose the correct settings.After some time, you can download the STL file and send to your 3D printer. The settings on the printer do not matter much. I leave t...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 03:20:40 PST
Van De Graaff with 3d Printed Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Van-De-Graaff-with-3d-Printed-Tube/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 22:36:42 PST
3D Design and Printing using Free Software http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Design-and-Printing-using-Free-Software/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 11:45:59 PST
Solids of a constant width with AutoCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Solids-of-a-constant-width-with-AutoCAD/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:23:27 PST
Rainbow Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Printing/
Rainbow Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/M2H6/I441Y4QX/F3BM2H6I441Y4QX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/M2H6/I441Y4QX/F3BM2H6I441Y4QX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/M2H6/I441Y4QX/F3BM2H6I441Y4QX.SMALL.jpg enelson8 3d printing is becoming more widely used now, and I wanted to show a tip that i have picked up along the way while 3d printing. Printing in different colors is fun, but it takes a lot of time to switch the colors in and out and multi-color spool is expensive. This instructable shows how to "rainbow ...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 09:39:59 PST
3D Printer "Filament Out" Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Filament-Out-Detector/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 20:32:50 PST
Modify Velleman K8200 3d printer to laser cutting. http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-Velleman-K8200-3d-printer-to-laser-cutting/
Modify Velleman K8200 3d printer to laser cutting. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/G6QE/I3VI1FSE/F1DG6QEI3VI1FSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/G6QE/I3VI1FSE/F1DG6QEI3VI1FSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/G6QE/I3VI1FSE/F1DG6QEI3VI1FSE.SMALL.jpg Kjetil Egeland I am the lucky owner of the Velleman K8200 3d printer, and is very pleased with the use of it so far. Ordered this kit from JTech Photonics. They have a pretty straight forward kit, to use the printer and software as a Laser cutter as well as a printer. The Laser diode is a 2,8 W 445nm , but you c...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 03:11:22 PST
Make a Personalized USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-a-Personalized-USB/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 12:03:51 PST
Make an H Quadcopter with 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-H-Quadcopter-with-3D-printing/
Make an H Quadcopter with 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/TEUK/I3THY4DM/FK2TEUKI3THY4DM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/TEUK/I3THY4DM/FK2TEUKI3THY4DM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/TEUK/I3THY4DM/FK2TEUKI3THY4DM.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Lets make a 3D printed quadcopter frame! This build is for the 3D Design contest, along with my hobby. This frame is different compared to conventional frames wherein its more of a Cross or X, This frame is more of a Semi H/X. Compared to other frames this design will give you a lot of space especia...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:33:08 PST
How to transform a Makelangelo 3 into a 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-transform-a-Makelangelo-3-into-a-3D-printer/
How to transform a Makelangelo 3 into a 3D printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/CB22/I3VHTNKO/FAXCB22I3VHTNKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/CB22/I3VHTNKO/FAXCB22I3VHTNKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/CB22/I3VHTNKO/FAXCB22I3VHTNKO.SMALL.jpg aggrav8d The Makelangelo 3 is an easy way to start learning how to make a 3D printer. It basically makes one layer of a 3D print, without the expensive plastic filament or the burning hot nozzle that can hurt someone. It would be great in a classroom, a library, or at home for the self-starting young geniu...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:08:30 PST
Flashlight Stand Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashlight-Stand-Lamp/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:59:17 PST
3D Modeling a Spark Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Modeling-a-Spark-Diffuser/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:05:13 PST
3D printed wrist watch (which almost works) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-wrist-watch-which-almost-works/
3D printed wrist watch (which almost works) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/MZ1E/I3PJND63/FRTMZ1EI3PJND63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/MZ1E/I3PJND63/FRTMZ1EI3PJND63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/MZ1E/I3PJND63/FRTMZ1EI3PJND63.SMALL.jpg Major Peel Here's a short instructable on how I made my 3D printed wristwatch. First off this instructable does require an analogue watch movement, I wish it was possible to print at a resolution which would allow awesome clock mechanisms such as this one to be printed at wrist watch size, but sadly it isn't.S...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:08:18 PST
Soft Robots: 3D Printing Artificial Muscles http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Robots-3D-Printing-Artificial-Muscles/
Soft Robots: 3D Printing Artificial Muscles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/8L8N/I3KCC86S/FPD8L8NI3KCC86S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/8L8N/I3KCC86S/FPD8L8NI3KCC86S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/8L8N/I3KCC86S/FPD8L8NI3KCC86S.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Using a standard filament 3D printer, artificial robot muscles can be directly printed. These air powered muscles can be used in all kinds of robots or powered prostheses.Intro pic shows a six muscle flower robot activated. Such a simple robot could be used to indicate air pressure, temperature or a...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:21:06 PST
Turtle iPad Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Turtle-iPad-Stand/
Turtle iPad Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/Y74Q/I3KC3A93/FX1Y74QI3KC3A93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/Y74Q/I3KC3A93/FX1Y74QI3KC3A93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/Y74Q/I3KC3A93/FX1Y74QI3KC3A93.SMALL.jpg sophiej1990 This Instructable shows how to 3D sculpt a little character for an iPad stand. Using a 3D printer you can then print out the sculpt and attach it to your iPad. In this tutorial I will be making a turtle using Zbrush and some Cinema 4D to display the final image. Zspheres Firstly create a Zsphere...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 04:19:50 PST
3d creature walk through basic http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-creature-walk-through-basic/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:15:08 PST
Getting Started with Autodesk Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Autodesk-Fusion-360-361/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 23:00:24 PST
TF2 Paintball Sentry Lv.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/TF2-Paintball-Sentry-Lv1/
TF2 Paintball Sentry Lv.1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/YI8I/I36LGHVS/F47YI8II36LGHVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/YI8I/I36LGHVS/F47YI8II36LGHVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/YI8I/I36LGHVS/F47YI8II36LGHVS.SMALL.jpg Numbuh1 I've been working on making a Sentry Lv1 from Team Fortress Two for the last little while, after I decided that the Portal turret can in no way support a paintball gun. The sentry will have at least 3 different modes of tracking: Manual, Disparity Mapping(distance mapping), and Color Tracking.I will...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:27:46 PST
Cardboard: Alternative 3D Printer Bed Adhesion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Alternative-3D-Printer-Bed-Adhesion/
Cardboard: Alternative 3D Printer Bed Adhesion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/DNAF/I36LFI1B/FXPDNAFI36LFI1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/DNAF/I36LFI1B/FXPDNAFI36LFI1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/DNAF/I36LFI1B/FXPDNAFI36LFI1B.SMALL.jpg jordanfung Hi everyone!Recently, I bought a china-made "come3D" 3d printer, based on the outdated makerbot thing-o-matic. It can only print in a size of 12*12*12 cm! ...But its still ok for me:)Yesterday, I accidentally lowered the extruder and causing it to tear out the kapton tape from the heatbed. I didnt g...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:14:26 PST
Print a Robot Pincer, from Software Installation - ordering a print. http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Pincer-from-Software-installation-printing/
Print a Robot Pincer, from Software Installation - ordering a print. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome So you want to get into making cool stuff with 3D printing but you don’t know how to start? Then hopefully this little tutorial will help you get going. If you just came for the STL files feel free, the link is below. Although I have used "TinkerCAD" in the past, I wanted something that had a bit ...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:08:27 PST
3D printed Screaming rabbit my cup marker http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Screaming-rabbit-my-cup-marker/
3D printed Screaming rabbit my cup marker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/WOEH/I36LFQA4/F48WOEHI36LFQA4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/WOEH/I36LFQA4/F48WOEHI36LFQA4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/WOEH/I36LFQA4/F48WOEHI36LFQA4.SMALL.jpg nanami.uchiyama.7 This is 3D printed Screaming rabbit my cup markerYou will need 123D creature app on iPad to create this !If you haven't installed yet,please get the app! Design the character with your iPad Use ”123d creature" app to design the figure.1. Shape the body2. Sculpt out the eyes3.sculpt in the mouth a...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 02:20:39 PST
3d Print Modified Legos + k'nex http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-screw-connector-piece/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:28:06 PST
3d Modeling Swords http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Modeling-Swords/
3d Modeling Swords - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/4OLL/I31C4L73/FC84OLLI31C4L73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/4OLL/I31C4L73/FC84OLLI31C4L73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/4OLL/I31C4L73/FC84OLLI31C4L73.SMALL.jpg little.g.ban Hi there! This instructable was created to provide you a basic understanding of modeling in sculptris! In order to do this we will be creating: A Sword! In case if you don't yet have it: Here's a download link to sculptris. Feel free to leave any comments or questions! When complete you will be abl...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:14:11 PST
Two-Tone Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Tone-Printing/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:34:47 PST
3D printed cryptex (with files!) http://www.instructables.com/id/cryptext/
3D printed cryptex (with files!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/U7ER/I2WENSHD/F3VU7ERI2WENSHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/U7ER/I2WENSHD/F3VU7ERI2WENSHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/U7ER/I2WENSHD/F3VU7ERI2WENSHD.SMALL.jpg stephensdrake I have seen many creative ways to make your flash drive stand out, but I wanted to do something original so I designed a cryptext using Solid Works to house a flash drive. Design a cryptext Use your preferred cad package to design a cryptext that fits together with the desired clearance between...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:33:40 PST
3d Model Winter Mario http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Mario-An-original-take-off-sculpting-mario/
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By: little.g.ban

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:00:31 PST
3D Printer Basics and Troubleshooting: FDM Printers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Basics-and-Troubleshooting-FDM-Printers/
3D Printer Basics and Troubleshooting: FDM Printers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/A1Q0/I2TR0B4J/F81A1Q0I2TR0B4J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/A1Q0/I2TR0B4J/F81A1Q0I2TR0B4J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/A1Q0/I2TR0B4J/F81A1Q0I2TR0B4J.SMALL.jpg Laserbird This Instructable is to help with understanding the basics of 3D Printing and how to troubleshoot the most common problems with FDM 3D printers. These images were taken from a slideshow that I created to help people with 3D printing.What is a 3D Printer?• A robot that can make 3D objects from electr...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:10:45 PST
Making 3D Objects From Foam board http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-3D-Objects-From-Foam-board/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:45:00 PST
Make a 3D Model from Pictures http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-model-from-pictures/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:45:18 PST
Listening to G-Code and The PrintrBot Simple (1403) http://www.instructables.com/id/Listening-to-G-Code-and-The-PrintrBot-Simple-1403/
Listening to G-Code and The PrintrBot Simple (1403) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/T5S7/I2KS9PX3/F8YT5S7I2KS9PX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/T5S7/I2KS9PX3/F8YT5S7I2KS9PX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/T5S7/I2KS9PX3/F8YT5S7I2KS9PX3.SMALL.jpg dfunct Hello,First off...We need a 3D Printer.We need software.We need a lesson in instruction or a remarkable way of performing actions.Sincerely,Seth RE: Repetier V1.0.6 and USB to PrintrBot Simple (1403)/Getting Things Started Hello,Please download Repetier-Host at www.repetier.com for whatever syste...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:10:10 PST
George Washington Frosty Crossing the Delaware http://www.instructables.com/id/George-Washington-Frosty-Crossing-the-Delaware/
George Washington Frosty Crossing the Delaware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/KKPG/I2CV0BOR/FFZKKPGI2CV0BOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/KKPG/I2CV0BOR/FFZKKPGI2CV0BOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/KKPG/I2CV0BOR/FFZKKPGI2CV0BOR.SMALL.jpg GWFrosty On December 25th/26th, 1776 General George Washington led a column of Continental troops across the Delaware River in a surprise attack against Hessian forces located in Trenton, New Jersey. The bold stroke by the future President helped to renew colonial enthusiasm for the war and helped boost troo...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:46:13 PST
The Snowflake Cluster http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Snowflake-Cluster/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:49:44 PST