Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - printing http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:17:07 PST BLOX v1.01 3D Printer Basics and Troubleshooting: FDM Printers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Basics-and-Troubleshooting-FDM-Printers/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:10:45 PST
Flexible Glowing Snowman Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Snowman-Ornament/
Flexible Glowing Snowman Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/Q8G7/I2HGX2XR/F0BQ8G7I2HGX2XR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/Q8G7/I2HGX2XR/F0BQ8G7I2HGX2XR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/Q8G7/I2HGX2XR/F0BQ8G7I2HGX2XR.SMALL.jpg mparker07 In this instructable I'll teach you how to model a snowman ornament for 3D printing in flexible filament that can be lit up with Christmas lights for the holidays. This ornament can also double as a squishy toy or as a chew toy for your pet! Here's what you'll need 3D modeling program. I'm using ...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:50:14 PST
Countdown to Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Countdown-to-Christmas-Ornament/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:41:20 PST
1960s Camaro Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/1960s-Camaro-Ornament/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:51:11 PST
Idaho, first chair lift ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Idaho-first-chair-lift-ornament/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 13:48:46 PST
Create a 3D Printed QR Code (using Blender) http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-3D-Printed-QR-Code-in-Blender/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:35:20 PDT
Building a 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-3D-printer/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:11:31 PDT
3D printed phone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-phone-holder-1/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:11:50 PDT
Use Printrbot's Autoleveling Probe with Cura! http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Printrbots-Autoleveling-Probe-with-Cura/
Use Printrbot's Autoleveling Probe with Cura! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/OZJ5/I0R103WZ/FR2OZJ5I0R103WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/OZJ5/I0R103WZ/FR2OZJ5I0R103WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/OZJ5/I0R103WZ/FR2OZJ5I0R103WZ.SMALL.jpg BrendanC1 PrintrBot's new Simple Maker's Edition kit is really nice, especially for the price.Most people use Repetier-Host for printing, and Slic3r for slicing.However, I have enjoyed using Cura for as long as I have had my printer.My only problem?Cura's stock settings don't include Auto bed leveling support...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:52:31 PDT
How to accurately calibrate your 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Calibrating-your-3D-printer-using-minimal-filament/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:34:23 PDT
How to convert a 2D Image / Photo into a 3D printed image! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-3D-maps-from-Imagespictures/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:06:46 PDT
3D Printing the San Francisco Sewers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-the-San-Francisco-Sewers/
3D Printing the San Francisco Sewers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SMALL.jpg scottkildall This part of my series of Instructables on the Water Works project.Water Works is a data-visualization and mapping of the San Francisco water infrastructure: the pipes, hydrants and treatment plants that comprise the circulatory network for this city.This Instructable will cover the general process ...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:51:27 PDT
3D Print: Make Servo Controlled Valves http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Make-Servo-Controlled-Valves/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:21:17 PDT
Resinators: DIY 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Resinators/
Resinators: DIY 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/XWZF/HY9Y4I2N/FX9XWZFHY9Y4I2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/XWZF/HY9Y4I2N/FX9XWZFHY9Y4I2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/XWZF/HY9Y4I2N/FX9XWZFHY9Y4I2N.SMALL.jpg kschrader02 We are a team of three interns at TI this summer that worked on a design challenge together. This year's 2014 intern design challenge at Texas Instruments featured a DIY theme. Our first thought was, what's something that's not extremely accessible or thought of as DIY? How about a 3D printer! Our t...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:48:57 PDT
MM2X Makerbot Replicator 2X alternative extruder installation http://www.instructables.com/id/MM2X-Makerbot-Nozzle-Installation-Instructions/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 04:06:25 PDT
3D Printed Underwater Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Underwater-Camera/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 19:17:11 PDT
Lens flare creating filter, with 3D printed parts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lens-flare-filter-with-3D-printed-parts/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 06:21:14 PDT
3D Printing Photographs - using 3DS MAX http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Photographs-using-3DS-MAX/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:29:02 PDT
3D Printed Easter Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Easter-Egg/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:00:40 PDT
Let There Be Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Let-There-Be-Light/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:14:58 PDT
Prom Printable http://www.instructables.com/id/Prom-Printable/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:57:59 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/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:14:31 PDT
Printrbot Simple X-axis Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Printrbot-Simple-X-axis-Upgrade/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:20:22 PST
3D Printed Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ornament/
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 13:51:02 PST
Tweaking Fan Settings In Kisslicer For Large Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Tweaking-Fan-Settings-In-Kisslicer-For-Large-Parts/
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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/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 21:00:07 PST
Add Fan Support To Gen6 Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Fan-Support-To-Gen6-Electronics/
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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/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 22:25:53 PST
How To 3D Print a Fire hydrant http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-3D-Print-a-Fire-hydrant/
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 12:44:13 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 Bwilson Props 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
Spider. http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-1/
Spider. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/1VN9/HN2BK7H9/FQ81VN9HN2BK7H9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/1VN9/HN2BK7H9/FQ81VN9HN2BK7H9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/1VN9/HN2BK7H9/FQ81VN9HN2BK7H9.SMALL.jpg ddog100 I created this spider in 123D Tinkercad. This spider is mainly based off of a tarantula. I did my research on google images. I made this spider mainly for the "Make it Real-ly Scary with 123D and Tinkercad Contest" but I also made it to use as a decoration and to scare people. Before 3D printing I r...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 12:49:54 PDT
how to make a pumpkin for 3d printing http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-pumpkin-for-3d-printing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/J5ZD/HMVJPE77/FV8J5ZDHMVJPE77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/J5ZD/HMVJPE77/FV8J5ZDHMVJPE77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/J5ZD/HMVJPE77/FV8J5ZDHMVJPE77.SMALL.jpg AMMONITEa to see how to make a pumpkin play the video
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 16:57:12 PDT
3D Printed Jack O' Lantern USB Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-O-Lantern-USB-Stick/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 06:22:37 PDT
3d Printed Jack O' Egg Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Jack-O-Egg-Cup/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/8TIK/HMVJASM6/F338TIKHMVJASM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/8TIK/HMVJASM6/F338TIKHMVJASM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/8TIK/HMVJASM6/F338TIKHMVJASM6.SMALL.jpg tycj This is a follow on from my other jack o lanterns, if you can follow them i am sure you can manage this one on you own, attached are the files just in case...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:29:17 PDT
how to make custom lego compatible bricks in autodesk 123D design http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-custom-lego-compatible-bricks-in-autod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/EMBN/HMVJAR9C/FN3EMBNHMVJAR9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/EMBN/HMVJAR9C/FN3EMBNHMVJAR9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/EMBN/HMVJAR9C/FN3EMBNHMVJAR9C.SMALL.jpg AMMONITEa how to make custom lego compatible bricks in autodesk 123D design you need leocad http://www.leocad.org/trac  autodesk 3d print utility http://apps.123dapp.com/3dprint/install.html autodesk 123d design http://www.123dapp.com/design  and netfabb http://www.netfabb.com/downloadcenter.php?basic=1  ...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 08:52:32 PDT
123d Universal Glasses Frames http://www.instructables.com/id/123d-Universal-Glasses-Frames/
123d Universal Glasses Frames - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/LBF5/HMMF80W0/F7NLBF5HMMF80W0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/LBF5/HMMF80W0/F7NLBF5HMMF80W0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/LBF5/HMMF80W0/F7NLBF5HMMF80W0.SMALL.gif TheDuderino Hey guys! I'm Nick, a 16 year old dude who has always thought the concept of 3d modelling and a computer being able to do that was awesome. I've been messing around with 3d animation, game making and etc. since middle school. 3d printing is the next level, combining CNC technology with extruders and...
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 10:59:08 PDT
png to 3d model http://www.instructables.com/id/png-to-3d-model/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/3T6C/HMF6RLGP/F2B3T6CHMF6RLGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/3T6C/HMF6RLGP/F2B3T6CHMF6RLGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/3T6C/HMF6RLGP/F2B3T6CHMF6RLGP.SMALL.jpg AMMONITEa Png to 3d model from AMMONITE A on Vimeo.   YOU NEED  windows paint  AND  sketchup  HERE'S A  sample OF THE  3d model  http://www.sculpteo.com/en/design/ammonite-q17-1/WVLVcui3?basket=1&noclickredirect=1
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 17:38:30 PDT
Iron Man Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-6-7/
Iron Man Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/JMDY/HM8DDAER/FE0JMDYHM8DDAER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/JMDY/HM8DDAER/FE0JMDYHM8DDAER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/JMDY/HM8DDAER/FE0JMDYHM8DDAER.SMALL.jpg Nickmensch Hey everyone, I am a big Iron Man fan so I decided to make a 3D- printable version of Tony Stark's Arc Reactor. If you like it pls vote for me in the 123-Design Contest. Let me know whether you like it or not. Outer Circle 1) Start by creating 2 Circles:     1. 40 mm radius     2. 32 mm radius...
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 12:22:31 PDT
Classic Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Money-Clip/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/8LU8/HLJVDVFN/FW48LU8HLJVDVFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/8LU8/HLJVDVFN/FW48LU8HLJVDVFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/8LU8/HLJVDVFN/FW48LU8HLJVDVFN.SMALL.jpg bot boy Why not get back to the basics? This is my take on the classic money clip (other than the noticeable "MONEY" insignia). Because of the small extrusion where the clip meets the base, money can be held securely without any other means of force. Like I said, keep it basic. This'll do the job while main...
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 17:30:39 PDT
Personalised Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalised-Money-Clip/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/LLXA/HKVLC1EC/FBDLLXAHKVLC1EC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/LLXA/HKVLC1EC/FBDLLXAHKVLC1EC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/LLXA/HKVLC1EC/FBDLLXAHKVLC1EC.SMALL.jpg Hiyadudez Got a 3D printer? Got someone with money? Make them a personalised money clip! This could be a quick and easy last-minute gift for somebody, or even something for yourself. Since it's personalised and it can say whatever you want it to say, the possibilities are endless. This clip is designed aroun...
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 11:17:24 PDT
Dollar Symbol Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Symbol-Money-Clip/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/BIZI/HKUD4A35/FOYBIZIHKUD4A35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/BIZI/HKUD4A35/FOYBIZIHKUD4A35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/BIZI/HKUD4A35/FOYBIZIHKUD4A35.SMALL.jpg Hiyadudez Ever have enough cash that you need to use a money clip, but those regular, boring and dull money clips just wont cut it? So instead, you decide to grab your 3D printer which is handily waiting next to you and proceed to print your very own Dollar Symbol Money Clip. This money clip was made for the...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 11:38:21 PDT
How to Build a Fort Using 3d Printed Fort Loops http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Fort-Using-3d-Printed-Fort-Loops/
How to Build a Fort Using 3d Printed Fort Loops - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/LF0G/HKPXBDK0/FUALF0GHKPXBDK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/LF0G/HKPXBDK0/FUALF0GHKPXBDK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/LF0G/HKPXBDK0/FUALF0GHKPXBDK0.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack Simply ask, and there are not many people that did not enjoy constructing forts during their childhood. I have a 6 year old nephew who asks almost every time I see him, "Can we build a fort?" I shamefully admit that I have occasionally neglected his requests. You see.... I was one of those kids tha...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:48:23 PDT
Iphone "Backpack" 3d money clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Iphone-Backpack-3d-money-clip/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/W2P2/HKPWLLFK/FLZW2P2HKPWLLFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/W2P2/HKPWLLFK/FLZW2P2HKPWLLFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/W2P2/HKPWLLFK/FLZW2P2HKPWLLFK.SMALL.jpg shotgunshane      As the Apple Iphone has grown in popularity, so have the accessories made for it. There is a very wide variety of cases, so of these are wallets. They can hold credit cards, receipts, money, and in some cases coins. These wallet cases can be very hard to remove though. That is why I designed cl...
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 09:17:41 PDT
Kitchen Ware Aids: Food Container Lock Locking Device. I Made It at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchener-Ware-Food-Container-Lock-I-Made-It-at/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/K7EL/HJKC7WIA/FNSK7ELHJKC7WIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/K7EL/HJKC7WIA/FNSK7ELHJKC7WIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/K7EL/HJKC7WIA/FNSK7ELHJKC7WIA.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Background:         A lot of people put their lunch boxes in office kitchen refrigerator when they come in the morning.  Why would one like to put a lock on their food container? Just like our travel luggages, we could keep them locked but we could not kept them from getting lost, stolen or broken i...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 11:53:18 PDT
5/16-18 Nut Holder for RepRap Z-axis http://www.instructables.com/id/516-18-Nut-Holder-for-RepRap-Z-axis/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/9JRQ/HJKBK240/FQ59JRQHJKBK240.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/9JRQ/HJKBK240/FQ59JRQHJKBK240.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/9JRQ/HJKBK240/FQ59JRQHJKBK240.SMALL.jpg sparkchaser22 I made it at Techshop!!! Here is a 3D printed coupling nut holder that I've used for the z-axis. 5/16"-18, 7/8" long coupling nuts fit snugly into this holder. It attaches to custom build x-axis carriage by using two bolts on its sides. This nut holder can also be used as a cheap cnc drive. stl fi...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 09:09:53 PDT
Design Papercrafts with CAD software http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Papercrafts-with-CAD-software/
Design Papercrafts with CAD software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/W28Z/HJKBSEG1/F3SW28ZHJKBSEG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/W28Z/HJKBSEG1/F3SW28ZHJKBSEG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/W28Z/HJKBSEG1/F3SW28ZHJKBSEG1.SMALL.jpg SHIFT! My 40th Instructable ever! Greetings Instructabrarians, This is a project that I've been wanting to do for a long time.  Folks, we're at a revolution right now.  A revolution of ternary dimensions. I'm of course talking about the wonders of 3D Printing.  How completely amazing is it that we can cr...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 16:08:55 PDT
Improving Efficiency: Relation Orientation & Speed in 3D Printing. I Made it at TechShop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Improving-Efficiency-Relation-Orientation-Speed/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/XK5L/HJKBWT8I/FEKXK5LHJKBWT8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/XK5L/HJKBWT8I/FEKXK5LHJKBWT8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/XK5L/HJKBWT8I/FEKXK5LHJKBWT8I.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Background:      There are many way to speed up 3D Printing.   One is to make percent fill less.  Normally, users don't use 100% fill.  Normally, they range from 10% to 50%.   However, in some applications changing of percent fill might not be an option.  Or we keep everything the same, what else is...
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 17:38:48 PDT
Easiest 3D Name Tag, using Tinkercad http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-3D-Name-Tag-Using-Tinkercad/
Easiest 3D Name Tag, using Tinkercad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/N9GM/HJKBSLEO/FRTN9GMHJKBSLEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/N9GM/HJKBSLEO/FRTN9GMHJKBSLEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/N9GM/HJKBSLEO/FRTN9GMHJKBSLEO.SMALL.jpg SHIFT! Bom Dia Instructabrarians! Ever been to one of those completely awful and sterile corporate meet ups before?  Yeah, you know the ones I'm talking about. Everyone has to put on their best suit, sacrifice their weekend and drive an hour to the city just to hear the big wigs talk about blah blah...qua...
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:34:07 PDT
3d Project Challenge: Flash Drive Cases http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-3D-Printed-Flash-Drive-Cases/
3d Project Challenge: Flash Drive Cases - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/TMFG/HJKBY0N3/FIITMFGHJKBY0N3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/TMFG/HJKBY0N3/FIITMFGHJKBY0N3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/TMFG/HJKBY0N3/FIITMFGHJKBY0N3.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus There are so many flash drives out there it's easy to get your own lost among them. Or maybe, like me, you have several knocking around your bag and get them confused. Well then it's time to make a custom case! It's easy and quick and you can make tons of different designs. ATTENTION! This is ...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:53:12 PDT
LEGObot 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-bot-3d-printer/
LEGObot 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/TUMY/HIUXAZSQ/FBCTUMYHIUXAZSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/TUMY/HIUXAZSQ/FBCTUMYHIUXAZSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/TUMY/HIUXAZSQ/FBCTUMYHIUXAZSQ.SMALL.jpg matstermind    Ever since I saw the first makerbot, I have been obsessed with 3D printing, I am an engineering student and I don't have an extra $800-$2500, and have been doing my best to create one out of what I have on hand. I tried using arduino with easy drivers, and parallel port, but neither one gave resu...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 09:58:58 PDT