Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - print - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 07:24:48 PST BLOX v1.01 Metal Casting – 3D printed ABS molds to be eliminate with acetone http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Casting-3D-Printed-ABS-Molds-to-Be-Eliminate/
Metal Casting – 3D printed ABS molds to be eliminate with acetone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/6PGC/IJACEX6F/F7D6PGCIJACEX6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/6PGC/IJACEX6F/F7D6PGCIJACEX6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/6PGC/IJACEX6F/F7D6PGCIJACEX6F.SMALL.jpg joelfrax Hi everyone. My name is Joel Frax and I have been designing 3D printers since 2013. You can check mi most recent model on my web.And for some time, I have been working for a way of creating metallic parts from my 3D printer. I wanted to find an easy, fast and simple way of getting metallic parts wit...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:43:11 PST
Glow In The Dark UFO Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-UFO-Lamp/
Glow In The Dark UFO Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/W4SG/IJ8Z7IAC/FE6W4SGIJ8Z7IAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/W4SG/IJ8Z7IAC/FE6W4SGIJ8Z7IAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/W4SG/IJ8Z7IAC/FE6W4SGIJ8Z7IAC.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak Inspired by the various alien abduction style lamps out there, I made an attempt to design and create a simplified mini version that was entirely 3d printed except for the LED lights. Not only does it light up, but it also glows in the dark after you turn off the lamp! It's designed in such a way, ...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:27:04 PST
3D Print A Micro-Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-a-Micro-Light/
3D Print A Micro-Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/GH3S/IHZ4T511/FQWGH3SIHZ4T511.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/GH3S/IHZ4T511/FQWGH3SIHZ4T511.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/GH3S/IHZ4T511/FQWGH3SIHZ4T511.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Here is a simple 3d printed, 3 part LED micro light, small enough to hang on a key-chain. How It works A micro flashlight that can be attached to a key-chain can be easily 3d printed.The LED slides in and out of channels in the case to act as a slide switch to turn it on. A square hole on the sid...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 09:36:33 PST
Failed 3D Prints, And How To Fix Them http://www.instructables.com/id/Failed-3D-Prints-And-How-To-Fix-Them/
Failed 3D Prints, And How To Fix Them - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/DF98/IHF6NH2H/FW7DF98IHF6NH2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/DF98/IHF6NH2H/FW7DF98IHF6NH2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/DF98/IHF6NH2H/FW7DF98IHF6NH2H.SMALL.jpg BradBuilds 3D printers are seriously cool, but as of right now, they are new technology and pretty unreliable. I have a year of 3D printing experience, and I have tried and failed again and again trying to print various models on my printer. However, after failing that many times I have learn a thing or two ab...
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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:19:21 PST
B-Code Biological 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/B-Code-3D-printer/
B-Code Biological 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/ADIE/IGY287S7/FY2ADIEIGY287S7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/ADIE/IGY287S7/FY2ADIEIGY287S7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/ADIE/IGY287S7/FY2ADIEIGY287S7.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry Bees are the world's first 3D printers. They work in a material made from their own bodies, formed at body temperature, with a material that is safe to eat and is biodegradable and even recyclable. I set out to create a 3D printing system that would allow me to generate collaborative sculptural obje...
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 17:30:34 PDT
How to gloss your ABS printed object http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-gloss-your-ABS-printed-object/
How to gloss your ABS printed object - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/Y5LY/IGIBNXIF/FO8Y5LYIGIBNXIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/Y5LY/IGIBNXIF/FO8Y5LYIGIBNXIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/Y5LY/IGIBNXIF/FO8Y5LYIGIBNXIF.SMALL.jpg mackderin This Instructable will show you how to take your boring, 3D printed object, into a fabulous piece of artwork that you can display on your project, shelf, or even coffee table!What you will need: 3D printed objectAcetoneMetal container (NOT PLASTIC) Cloth or paper towelMagnets Printing your object ...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 10:26:09 PST
3D print your own brain http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-print-your-own-brain/
3D print your own brain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/827W/IEX539WI/F99827WIEX539WI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/827W/IEX539WI/F99827WIEX539WI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/827W/IEX539WI/F99827WIEX539WI.SMALL.jpg 3d_printed_brain Always wanted to have your very own 3D printed brain?With modern technique this is possible and do-able for everyone!The only costs that you will have are the one of the 3D printing.What you need:- The raw data of an MRI scan of your brain (T1 scan, but maybe T2 also works). Files should be in NIFTI...
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Sat, 26 Sep 2015 16:02:53 PDT
How to make a 3D printed key(FULL TUTORIAL) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-3D-printed-keyFULL-TUTORIAL/
How to make a 3D printed key(FULL TUTORIAL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/YSFS/IEQY4ZDK/FDOYSFSIEQY4ZDK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/YSFS/IEQY4ZDK/FDOYSFSIEQY4ZDK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/YSFS/IEQY4ZDK/FDOYSFSIEQY4ZDK.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop Hi everybody,It is very clever to have a spare key hidden somewhere around your house. In this project I am gonna show you how to duplicate a steel key and 3d print a plastic one which can lock and unlock the door as easy as a steel one.Video: How is a key structured - Let's start this project wi...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 11:02:24 PDT
3D printed monogram cake topper http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-monogram-cake-topper/
3D printed monogram cake topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/VVUG/IEID8WVT/FDBVVUGIEID8WVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/VVUG/IEID8WVT/FDBVVUGIEID8WVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/VVUG/IEID8WVT/FDBVVUGIEID8WVT.SMALL.jpg Flecks In this Instructable, i will go over the process of making a 3D printed monogram cake topper. I will be using Solidworks, but i assume similar features will be present in most other CAD programs. One major step that I learned along the way, was to "dissasemble" text vectors, that are otherwise impos...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 10:25:04 PDT
3d Printed Raspberry Pi Security Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Raspberry-Pi-Security-Camera/
3d Printed Raspberry Pi Security Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KN7V/IEID9HUN/FTWKN7VIEID9HUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KN7V/IEID9HUN/FTWKN7VIEID9HUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KN7V/IEID9HUN/FTWKN7VIEID9HUN.SMALL.jpg tlankford Article in 3Ders.orgUpdate: If you like my instructable please vote for me in the Raspberry Pi and Epilog challenge. I will also update the 5th step to include how I setup Motion on the first boot. Thank you for your clicks and thank you Instructable.com for the feature!!In this Instructable we ar...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 10:52:23 PDT
3D printable micro SD adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-micro-SD-adapter/
3D printable micro SD adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/T02I/IE7J6I87/F2IT02IIE7J6I87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/T02I/IE7J6I87/F2IT02IIE7J6I87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/T02I/IE7J6I87/F2IT02IIE7J6I87.SMALL.jpg eprittinen This is a instruction to make a 3D printable micro SD to SD adapter. Note that this may not be a solution for your lack of actual adapter since this project still needs lot to be done before it will work 99% of the time. So do this on your on responsibility only since wiring it wrong could cause da...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 08:42:09 PDT
Cheaper 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheaper-3D-Prints/
Cheaper 3D Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SMALL.jpg markk7 Have you ever uploaded a 3D design and been shocked at the high cost of production? Well I just spent the last few months getting one rude shock after another from various printing services. But I learned a few things the hard way during the process. Getting your prints manufactured in laser-sintere...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:13:38 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
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
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
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 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
3d printed Mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-Mixer/
3d printed Mixer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/34AU/I9GW6S7W/F9Q34AUI9GW6S7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/34AU/I9GW6S7W/F9Q34AUI9GW6S7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/34AU/I9GW6S7W/F9Q34AUI9GW6S7W.SMALL.jpg Make it BIG This Instructables shows you how to 3D-print a mixer. Print the parts Get the file and convert it into G-Code with your favorite Slicer (for example Cura or Slic3r). If you don't have a powder printer you should split up the Mixer into it's parts. Simply do that in Cura or Slic3r by rightclicking...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 06:29:01 PDT
3D printable filament filter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-filament-filter/
3D printable filament filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMZ4/I916K8CC/FRNQMZ4I916K8CC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMZ4/I916K8CC/FRNQMZ4I916K8CC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMZ4/I916K8CC/FRNQMZ4I916K8CC.SMALL.jpg Lasplaner Have you ever got a nozzle clog? Or maybe a dirty print? The most likely cause is in fact dirty filament. This may be surprising but it surprised me too. This instructable will show you various files and will have advice on which one to use. Please note that I do not own the files except for thing 7...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 03:15:01 PDT
All in One Prototyping Plate for Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Prototyping-Holder-for-Arduino-Uno/
All in One Prototyping Plate for Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/JOZK/I916ESGE/F2TJOZKI916ESGE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/JOZK/I916ESGE/F2TJOZKI916ESGE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/JOZK/I916ESGE/F2TJOZKI916ESGE.SMALL.jpg BradBuilds Rev3ProtoPack is an Arduino Uno breadboarding plate that allows you to prototype circuits wherever you go. It has a 9 volt battery holder, Arduino Uno anti-static bumper case, and a half-size breadboard slot, so you have all the components to prototype on the go, or to simply keep your makerspace ne...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:59:08 PDT
The Endless Column by Constantin Brancusi 3d Print http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Endless-Column-by-Constantin-Brancusi-3d-Print/
The Endless Column by Constantin Brancusi 3d Print - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/MNG8/I8ZQZWNZ/FNRMNG8I8ZQZWNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/MNG8/I8ZQZWNZ/FNRMNG8I8ZQZWNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/MNG8/I8ZQZWNZ/FNRMNG8I8ZQZWNZ.SMALL.jpg pvalyk The Endless Column (often it is called the Column of Infinite) symbolizes the "Infinite Sacrifice" of the Romanian soldiers and it is considered by Sydnei Geist the top point of the modern Art. The Endless Column stacks 17 rhomboidal modules, with a half-unit at the top. The incomplete top unit is ...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:05:43 PDT
GOpro Suction CUP to DSLR! http://www.instructables.com/id/GOpro-Suction-CUP-to-DSLR/
GOpro Suction CUP to DSLR! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/K4LY/I92LSF9J/FGXK4LYI92LSF9J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/K4LY/I92LSF9J/FGXK4LYI92LSF9J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/K4LY/I92LSF9J/FGXK4LYI92LSF9J.SMALL.jpg focamonca Yeah guys The GOPRO suction cup TO DSLR adapter is here ! 3D PRINTING TIME! Just download the model from my Thingiverse: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:795735And print it!!! Insert the plastic side grip from the gopro holder into the new DSLR plate! Make a silicone layer to grip better t...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:31:47 PDT
How to 3D-Print multicolored obejcts http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-Print-multicolored-obejcts/
How to 3D-Print multicolored obejcts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/OCH8/I8H86NQ2/FS5OCH8I8H86NQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/OCH8/I8H86NQ2/FS5OCH8I8H86NQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/OCH8/I8H86NQ2/FS5OCH8I8H86NQ2.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hi, with this Instructable I want to show you how 3D print multicolored objects with a single extruder. To do this I wrote a OpenScad script, which allows us to do so. You can see the result in the image above How does it work? The script allows you to cut a print into slices, which will be layer...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:12:38 PDT
Custom Fitted 3D Print Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Fitted-3D-Print-Glasses-Vote/
Custom Fitted 3D Print Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/T8A1/I8EBD7WU/FCCT8A1I8EBD7WU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/T8A1/I8EBD7WU/FCCT8A1I8EBD7WU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/T8A1/I8EBD7WU/FCCT8A1I8EBD7WU.SMALL.jpg leondo This is Instructable will explain how to make fitted 3d printed eyeglasses. I’ve always had trouble finding glasses that fit, so I decided to make them myself. If you want to make something you can wear everyday, please follow along.Note:I’m not a 3D printing expert (I’m a student in the healthcare ...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 12:55:48 PDT
#3DBenchy - The tool to calibrate and test your 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/3DBenchy-The-tool-to-calibrate-and-test-your-3D-pr/
#3DBenchy - The tool to calibrate and test your 3D printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9R0W/I8EBBX2N/FWY9R0WI8EBBX2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9R0W/I8EBBX2N/FWY9R0WI8EBBX2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9R0W/I8EBBX2N/FWY9R0WI8EBBX2N.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools #3DBenchy is a 3D model specifically designed for testing and benchmarking 3D printers. It is a small recognizable object that you can download for free, make and share.By 3D-printing this STL file you will be able to benchmark your 3D printer and materials and compare the result to other users' pri...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 08:03:43 PDT
3D Print Minecraft http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Minecraft/
3D Print Minecraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/1Z6T/I8764NET/FAZ1Z6TI8764NET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/1Z6T/I8764NET/FAZ1Z6TI8764NET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/1Z6T/I8764NET/FAZ1Z6TI8764NET.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Making your imagination in game to real life!Make printable files from your in game builds.Follow these few steps to enter the amazing life of 3D print.Check the video for more comprehensive tutorial.Mobile users can found the video from HERE! Make the build you want to print. Simple as that. Jus...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 10:57:41 PDT
Create A Unique Burial Urn http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-A-Unique-Burial-Urn/
Create A Unique Burial Urn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/8P1U/I81V3LR9/FO28P1UI81V3LR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/8P1U/I81V3LR9/FO28P1UI81V3LR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/8P1U/I81V3LR9/FO28P1UI81V3LR9.SMALL.jpg Andydimarzio Hello! My name is Andy de Bruin, I do 3D design and printing as a hobby. I like to find creative solutions for things that are challenging to me. In this particular case, a familymember passed away and I was asked if it was possible to re-create a model of a certain statue in the city of Harlingen (...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 05:53:44 PDT
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
Flashlight Stand Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashlight-Stand-Lamp/
Flashlight Stand Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/DDD2/I3THMES2/FJJDDD2I3THMES2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/DDD2/I3THMES2/FJJDDD2I3THMES2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/DDD2/I3THMES2/FJJDDD2I3THMES2.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak I keep a flashlight on my bedside table. It's super bright and it's great if you need some quick light when waking up during the night. But when your eyes are adjusted to the darkness and you need to use the flashlight, turning it on can be like looking into the sun.I wanted a decorative way to sto...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:59:17 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...
By: stephensdrake

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:33:40 PST
Geared Up for Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Geared-Up-for-Christmas/
Geared Up for Christmas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/PT83/I2BRC97I/F7FPT83I2BRC97I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/PT83/I2BRC97I/F7FPT83I2BRC97I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/PT83/I2BRC97I/F7FPT83I2BRC97I.SMALL.jpg tiff.robbins This ornament is mesh of holiday cheer and love of the mechanics made possible by 3D printing. It'll take you through the design process of making a movable/rotating ornament for your Christmas tree this year. Open up your CAD design software, and draw a gear base. Extrude the gear base to giv...
By: tiff.robbins

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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 14:55:02 PST
Peace Love Joy http://www.instructables.com/id/Peace-Love-Joy-Children-lifting-a-bell-on-a-snowfl/
Peace Love Joy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/8RCS/I3OFPLPE/FRD8RCSI3OFPLPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/8RCS/I3OFPLPE/FRD8RCSI3OFPLPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/8RCS/I3OFPLPE/FRD8RCSI3OFPLPE.SMALL.jpg Denice Simoes Stringer Hello! Peace Love Joy ornament of children lifting a bell on a snowflake is how I captured the magic of the holidays. The spirit of the bell, words and acts of love by the children, and the magical snowflake of hexagons; no one snow flake is alike. Under a microscope they are truly amazing and a l...
By: Denice Simoes Stringer

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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 22:01:24 PST
Decorative Ornament Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Ornament-Cage/
Decorative Ornament Cage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/2901/I26N4WT6/FJJ2901I26N4WT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/2901/I26N4WT6/FJJ2901I26N4WT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/2901/I26N4WT6/FJJ2901I26N4WT6.SMALL.jpg Porda For my entry in 3D Printed Ornament Challenge I wanted to build off of a christmas decoration that most of us already own dozens of, glass ball ornaments. To make the ornament cage easy to print, I designed it in two halves that easily slide together and then swivel closed around the ornament.If you...
By: Porda

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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:23:39 PST
How To Use And Optimize A 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-And-Optimize-A-3D-Printer/
How To Use And Optimize A 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/EO6P/HZZRDWGQ/FDMEO6PHZZRDWGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/EO6P/HZZRDWGQ/FDMEO6PHZZRDWGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/EO6P/HZZRDWGQ/FDMEO6PHZZRDWGQ.SMALL.jpg mikey77 There are many ways of using a 3d printer. It can be optimized to print more than just trinkets and ornaments. While some of the following applies specifically to a Makerbot Replicator 2, most of it will be of use with other filament printers.Intro pic shows a few of the experiments I have done try...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:10:57 PDT
3D Print: Make Servo Controlled Valves http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Make-Servo-Controlled-Valves/
3D Print: Make Servo Controlled Valves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/QNOR/HZDYF1QM/F3WQNORHZDYF1QM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/QNOR/HZDYF1QM/F3WQNORHZDYF1QM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/QNOR/HZDYF1QM/F3WQNORHZDYF1QM.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Small and reliable servo controlled valves can be easily 3d printed. They are suitable for controlling air or water and all kinds of robot projects.Because they use standard RC micro-servos, they can be controlled by a standard RC radio setup.They can also be easily controlled by a microcontroller s...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:21:17 PDT
(3D Printed) Block Print Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Block-Print-Generator/
(3D Printed) Block Print Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/E54S/HXDP5LNU/F3ME54SHXDP5LNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/E54S/HXDP5LNU/F3ME54SHXDP5LNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/E54S/HXDP5LNU/F3ME54SHXDP5LNU.SMALL.jpg pseaton Here's a 3D printing project that's simple enough for grandma to enjoy, and fast enough to make all your holiday cards. Using a new in-browser JavaScript tool I've just made, you'll be able to take a digital photo and turn it into a halftone block printing plate with no 3d modelling experience, no s...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 22:28:44 PDT
Turn Your Head or anything else into a Stick Shift! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Head-or-anything-else-Stick-Shift/
Turn Your Head or anything else into a Stick Shift! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/1XN6/HUM3LQ70/FQO1XN6HUM3LQ70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/1XN6/HUM3LQ70/FQO1XN6HUM3LQ70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/1XN6/HUM3LQ70/FQO1XN6HUM3LQ70.SMALL.jpg haqnmaq I will show you how you can turn a 3d scan of your head into a stick shift for your car! If you would like to use some other 3d model, you can skip to Step 3! Tools: Kinect or other compatible sensor (check to see what is compatible with the software you chose) Skanect http://skanect.manctl.com/ ...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:48:22 PDT
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...
By: mikey77

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:56:52 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...
By: andrea biffi

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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 10:51:13 PDT
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
3D Printed Jack O' Lantern USB Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-O-Lantern-USB-Stick/
3D Printed Jack O' Lantern USB Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SMALL.jpg Htz Here's my idea for a really cool festive 3D printed Jack O' Lantern with an LED light source that can be plugged into any USB and, can be made at home, with any suitable USB and bulb. I used Solidworks 2012 for this project. Starting You start off by making an egg shaped sphere. Give it a colour ...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 06:22:37 PDT
3D printed Jack O’Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Jack-OLantern/
3D printed Jack O’Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/PKXM/HMVJGSOQ/FRMPKXMHMVJGSOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/PKXM/HMVJGSOQ/FRMPKXMHMVJGSOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/PKXM/HMVJGSOQ/FRMPKXMHMVJGSOQ.SMALL.jpg SebastianKerner Hello diy'er in this instructable i´m gonna show you how to build this 3d printable pumpkin scene from scratch. In order to follow along you´ll need cinema4D basic fundamentals a copy of cinema4D, any Version starting from R10 will do. And a few 3D Printing guidelines, which i´ll address as we pro...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 06:32:34 PDT
3D Printed Modular Ball-and-Socket Joints http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Modular-Ball-and-Socket-Joints/
3D Printed Modular Ball-and-Socket Joints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/SEE4/HJKC747R/FQJSEE4HJKC747R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/SEE4/HJKC747R/FQJSEE4HJKC747R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/SEE4/HJKC747R/FQJSEE4HJKC747R.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 During my stay as an Artist in Residence at Instructables I was able to witness firsthand how awesome 3D printing can be.  I was surprised how exciting it was, because I had never used any 3D design programs or seen a 3D printer in action.  There's a certain thrill about pulling your creation out of...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 23:09:19 PDT
Blooming Flower Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Blooming-Flower-Toy/
Blooming Flower Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FOEE/HIPIM0AN/F67FOEEHIPIM0AN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FOEE/HIPIM0AN/F67FOEEHIPIM0AN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/FOEE/HIPIM0AN/F67FOEEHIPIM0AN.SMALL.jpg maroonolive In this instructable, I am going to show you how to 3D print your very own blooming flower toy complete with gears so that your toy is fully functional ! Exploded View of Bloom Flower Toy: The following picture is of an exploded view of the blooming flower toy. Beside them are numbers that corr...
By: maroonolive

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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 02:44:41 PDT
Desktop Architecture Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-Architecture-Kit/
Desktop Architecture Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/38F0/HIW8OG6S/FAL38F0HIW8OG6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/38F0/HIW8OG6S/FAL38F0HIW8OG6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/38F0/HIW8OG6S/FAL38F0HIW8OG6S.SMALL.jpg hunterfrerich Make your own magnetic construction kit, unbound by angle or length, with the help of some 3D printed caps! Experiment Lots of interesting magnetic construction sets have been popping up, but they all seem content with making dodecahedrons all day long. If you're building a fort in the woods, ...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 20:40:53 PDT
3D Print a Protein: Modeling a Molecular Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-a-Protein-Modeling-a-Molecular-Machine/
3D Print a Protein: Modeling a Molecular Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/HMH5/HIW82403/FPYHMH5HIW82403.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/HMH5/HIW82403/FPYHMH5HIW82403.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/HMH5/HIW82403/FPYHMH5HIW82403.SMALL.jpg theabion This instructable was inspired by a great walkthrough by Jessica Polka over at http://am.ascb.org/ascbpost/index.php/compass-points/item/81-3d-print-your-favorite-protein. I wanted to give it greater exposure to the layman, so I'd like to give credit where credit is due! Enjoy.  Atoms. Molecules....
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 23:07:59 PDT
Perspective (POV) rig for iPhone 4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Perspective-POV-rig-for-iPhone-4/
Perspective (POV) rig for iPhone 4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AG04/HFPTJVJH/F00AG04HFPTJVJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AG04/HFPTJVJH/F00AG04HFPTJVJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AG04/HFPTJVJH/F00AG04HFPTJVJH.SMALL.jpg andrewt There are a lot of things out there for 3D printing.  Lots of airplanes, monsters and vehicles, but at their current scale, they're really just toys.  I don't think that's a bad thing, tho. I wanted to play with some models and make some videos from the perspective of a plane.  So I made a clip tha...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 15:25:31 PDT
3D Printed 1911 http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-1911/
3D Printed 1911 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/NQYP/HD7TJW8Q/FNXNQYPHD7TJW8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/NQYP/HD7TJW8Q/FNXNQYPHD7TJW8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/NQYP/HD7TJW8Q/FNXNQYPHD7TJW8Q.SMALL.jpg mangomango First off, I'd like to thank Rio Benson for making the absolutely amazing drawings of the 1911 which can be found here. DISCLAIMER: I will not be held responsible for any damage done with this model. When I started this project, it was really just one of those things to see if it could be done. ...
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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 18:36:03 PST
3D-Printed Biologically-Inspired Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Biologically-Inspired-Robotics/
3D-Printed Biologically-Inspired Robotics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/LQEA/HABDH86N/FZ7LQEAHABDH86N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/LQEA/HABDH86N/FZ7LQEAHABDH86N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/LQEA/HABDH86N/FZ7LQEAHABDH86N.SMALL.jpg randofo I have been spending the last few months doing research into biologically inspired robotic structures. While my approach may seem formalistic in nature, these devices were simply a means for ultimately conducting social research. This desire stems from my experience building Simple Bots, and their s...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:31:40 PST
3D Printed Tile Aggregation http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Tile-Aggregation/
3D Printed Tile Aggregation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/T4ET/HAQ2TVDH/F7HT4ETHAQ2TVDH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/T4ET/HAQ2TVDH/F7HT4ETHAQ2TVDH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/T4ET/HAQ2TVDH/F7HT4ETHAQ2TVDH.SMALL.jpg debrahak These step-by-step instructions could be used to either create an interesting aggregation of units at the sculptural level or could be applied at the architectural level to become a façade system for a building. Either way, the end result is beautiful. Notes: Knowledge of the following software is ...
By: debrahak

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Sat, 29 Dec 2012 01:03:51 PST