Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - printing http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Apr 2015 05:20:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 3D Printed DSLR Slider! Cheaper than 20$ http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-DSLR-SLider-For-less-than-20/
3D Printed DSLR Slider! Cheaper than 20$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/NU8N/I8YBGIUO/F1ONU8NI8YBGIUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/NU8N/I8YBGIUO/F1ONU8NI8YBGIUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/NU8N/I8YBGIUO/F1ONU8NI8YBGIUO.SMALL.jpg focamonca This is a tutorial on how to build a 3D printed dslr SLIDER!Sorry for my English, probably I'll make some mistake so please tell me where I'm wrong in the comments :) What do you need?• 3D printer (I have a prusa i3)• PC (LOL)• bunch of bolt and nuts (3mm and 6mm)• 2x 20mm diameter aluminium rods (t...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:56:53 PDT
3D Printing Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Pen/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:05:19 PDT
Guide to Slic3r http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-to-Slic3r/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:42:10 PDT
Exact replica Winchester .308 secret bullet storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Exact-replica-Winchester-308-secret-bullet-storage/
Exact replica Winchester .308 secret bullet storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/58X2/I8K13BU3/FEJ58X2I8K13BU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/58X2/I8K13BU3/FEJ58X2I8K13BU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/58X2/I8K13BU3/FEJ58X2I8K13BU3.SMALL.jpg oolala170 I have designed a full scale replica Winchester .308 bullet that integrates a secret storage compartment, to keep all of your 'private' items safe;) Description I used Solidworks to design this for the 3D printing contest. It uses the exact same measurements as a .308 Winchester bullet, + or - 0....
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:39:52 PDT
How I made the "Alien" Movie Egg Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-the-Alien-Movie-Egg-Prop/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 10:37:36 PDT
3D printed magnetic connector! *UPDATED* http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-magnetic-connector/
3D printed magnetic connector! *UPDATED* - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/2VN2/I8763DPW/FID2VN2I8763DPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/2VN2/I8763DPW/FID2VN2I8763DPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/2VN2/I8763DPW/FID2VN2I8763DPW.SMALL.jpg kondzio29 ****UPDATE****With kind help of Gravityisweak we 3D printed the early version of my design so be sure to check out his awesome Intructables! He also earn a 1 month Pro membership for helping me. All photos of 3D printed models are made by Gravityisweak.Be sure to check Q&A in the last step!*****This...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 03:17:47 PDT
3D printed bookmark http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-bookmark/
3D printed bookmark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/9MO7/I7D5YLU6/FT69MO7I7D5YLU6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/9MO7/I7D5YLU6/FT69MO7I7D5YLU6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/9MO7/I7D5YLU6/FT69MO7I7D5YLU6.SMALL.jpg madasudesign This collectable is to work through how I 3D printed my 'BOOK' bookmark. This is a simple bookmark made out of the word 'BOOK' although I have done the same bookmark with names and multiple lines of text. The cylinder at the top of the bookmark keeps the bookmark in place while it is in the book, ...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:15:49 PDT
3D printed hat graphics http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-hat-graphics/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:30:13 PDT
DIY Letterpress - Adana3D http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Letterpress-Adana3D/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:18:47 PDT
Da Vinci 1.0 Filament Reset http://www.instructables.com/id/Da-Vinci-10-Filament-Reset/
Da Vinci 1.0 Filament Reset - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/Y6DZ/I60051UZ/F5WY6DZI60051UZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/Y6DZ/I60051UZ/F5WY6DZI60051UZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/Y6DZ/I60051UZ/F5WY6DZI60051UZ.SMALL.jpg scottrevoman333 Hello all here is an update to a recent issue encountered with the latest Da Vinci 1.0 3D printer, as many have seen you MUST buy their pricy "filament cartridges" in order to be able to print, but an "unforeseen" issue arrived a product marketed towards home makers and, eh hmm, "hackers" hacked the...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:46:45 PST
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
Download, edit and print your own parts from McMaster-Carr http://www.instructables.com/id/Download-Edit-And-Print-Your-Own-Parts-From-McMast/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:41:06 PST
Wireless 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-3D-Printing/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:08:59 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
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/FL2/E2HX/I5MD7HXZ/FL2E2HXI5MD7HXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/E2HX/I5MD7HXZ/FL2E2HXI5MD7HXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/E2HX/I5MD7HXZ/FL2E2HXI5MD7HXZ.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
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
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
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
Soft Robots: 3D Printing Artificial Muscles http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Robots-3D-Printing-Artificial-Muscles/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:21:06 PST
Turtle iPad Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Turtle-iPad-Stand/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 04:19:50 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
Two-Tone Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Tone-Printing/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:34:47 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
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/
1960s Camaro Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/VSRH/I2BYGYO0/FBPVSRHI2BYGYO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/VSRH/I2BYGYO0/FBPVSRHI2BYGYO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/VSRH/I2BYGYO0/FBPVSRHI2BYGYO0.SMALL.gif notanimposter (The second image is an animation. Give it a few seconds to load in and then click it to play.)This is my entry for the 3D printed ornament contest. I'm a high school engineering student with a bit of prior experience in 3D modeling.I wanted to make something American, but I couldn't think of anythi...
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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/
Idaho, first chair lift ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/6IO2/I26MYFJV/FUV6IO2I26MYFJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/6IO2/I26MYFJV/FUV6IO2I26MYFJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/6IO2/I26MYFJV/FUV6IO2I26MYFJV.SMALL.jpg BSUlibrarian Albertsons Library at Boise State University (ID) is supporting a maker movement on campus. We recently acquired a RepRap 3D printer, and saw the 2014 3D Printed Ornament Challenge as a good reason to jump into learning 3D design. Being new to 3D design, the team decided to use Tinkercad, as it is f...
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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/
Create a 3D Printed QR Code (using Blender) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/PL1X/I1TQ82FM/FPNPL1XI1TQ82FM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/PL1X/I1TQ82FM/FPNPL1XI1TQ82FM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/PL1X/I1TQ82FM/FPNPL1XI1TQ82FM.SMALL.jpg danleow Showing you how to 3D print QR Code from an image. The most important part is converting the QR code image (SVG) to 3D print format (STL) in Blender. If you have other ways please share with me.I made a video version (above) same as the following instructions.There are 3 steps:1. Generate your QR co...
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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/
How to convert a 2D Image / Photo into a 3D printed image! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/X2VD/I0A57PX4/FSDX2VDI0A57PX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/X2VD/I0A57PX4/FSDX2VDI0A57PX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/X2VD/I0A57PX4/FSDX2VDI0A57PX4.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik As we recently wanted to make some 3D printed photographs, we created proessing code, which allows us to create 3D maps from images.What do we need?Processing 2.x.x Blender (or similar)The Processing code: https://github.com/Jan--Henrik/Image-to-3D-map ‚Äč What do we want to do? What does the code ...
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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/
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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/
Prom Printable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/67VY/HXCCLQTA/FOI67VYHXCCLQTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/67VY/HXCCLQTA/FOI67VYHXCCLQTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/67VY/HXCCLQTA/FOI67VYHXCCLQTA.SMALL.jpg 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
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
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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By: rcrossen

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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