Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:55 PST BLOX v1.01 3D Printed Sumo Robot with High Traction Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Sumo-Robot-with-High-Traction-Wheels/
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 04:09:09 PDT
3D Printed Edward Inspired Hidden Blade http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Edward-Inspired-Hidden-Blade/
3D Printed Edward Inspired Hidden Blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/A3H4/IMTGKBIE/F3QA3H4IMTGKBIE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/A3H4/IMTGKBIE/F3QA3H4IMTGKBIE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/A3H4/IMTGKBIE/F3QA3H4IMTGKBIE.SMALL.jpg joaoduarte Here's something that I've always wanted to do! A hidden blade from Assassin's Creed! I know, aren't there a million of those already on the internet? Well kind of, there are a lot of hidden blades online, and people have been making amazing designs for a long time, but I've always felt that there w...
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 11:02:19 PDT
How to Store 3D Printing Filament http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Store-3D-Printing-Filament/
How to Store 3D Printing Filament - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/EDU6/J9SVRMEM/FSNEDU6J9SVRMEM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/EDU6/J9SVRMEM/FSNEDU6J9SVRMEM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/EDU6/J9SVRMEM/FSNEDU6J9SVRMEM.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Whether you're a hobby 3D printer or someone who does it professionally, the most important thing to know – other than how to work the machine of course – is how to properly protect and store your 3D printing filament. Filament that hasn't been properly stored absorbs moisture from the air, which ov...
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Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:29:35 PST
How to Spray Paint 3D Models http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Spray-Paint-3D-Models/
How to Spray Paint 3D Models - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/PWZM/IDLI0KM4/F5ZPWZMIDLI0KM4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/PWZM/IDLI0KM4/F5ZPWZMIDLI0KM4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/PWZM/IDLI0KM4/F5ZPWZMIDLI0KM4.SMALL.jpg fictiv Painting your 3D models has always been an elusive subject. What kind of paint do you use? Will it stick to the 3D printed material? How will the quality look? These are just some of the questions floating around the heads of many designers and engineers.Over years of trial and error, one method we’...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 07:12:53 PDT
How to light up your 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-light-up-your-3D-Printer/
How to light up your 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/FFPP/HXDPGEFU/FFSFFPPHXDPGEFU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/FFPP/HXDPGEFU/FFSFFPPHXDPGEFU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/FFPP/HXDPGEFU/FFSFFPPHXDPGEFU.SMALL.jpg aldricnegrier The title is somewhat misleading ... the correct long one should have been:How to attach a RGB LED strip to your RepRapr Prusa i3 3D Printer Acrylic Frame for better/stunning illuminationAnyways, this instructable will guide you through the process of lighting up your RepRap 3D printers Acrylic fram...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 15:34:48 PDT
Rain Forest Diorama http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Forest-Diorama/
Rain Forest Diorama - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0746/I8YBILTC/FAA0746I8YBILTC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0746/I8YBILTC/FAA0746I8YBILTC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0746/I8YBILTC/FAA0746I8YBILTC.SMALL.jpg jedii72 My third grade son came home and told me he had to do a project for school. He chose to create a diorama of a rain forest. We previously made the mistake in a prior project of utilizing my 3D printer to help with parts. His entire class knows we have one and he is sort-of "expected" to use it, at ...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:14:36 PDT
RFID access system http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-access-system/
RFID access system - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/ZMFJ/HZL3NGTX/FRFZMFJHZL3NGTX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/ZMFJ/HZL3NGTX/FRFZMFJHZL3NGTX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/ZMFJ/HZL3NGTX/FRFZMFJHZL3NGTX.SMALL.jpg Kale_3d In this instructable I will show you how to make an arduino powered RFID access system that can be easily modified to fit the needs of any project. Before we get in to the build let me explain the technology behind the RFID reader and tags. In case you don't know already RFID stands for Radio Freque...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:55:30 PDT
How to Connect PET Bottles for TrussFab Structures http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Connect-PET-Bottles-for-TrussFab-Structures/
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Wed, 1 Nov 2017 11:36:16 PDT
Generative 3d Printing with Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Generative-3d-Printing-with-Processing/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:35:12 PDT
How to get better results from your UP! 3D printer. by Samuel Bernier http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-better-results-from-your-UP-3D-printer/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:35:38 PST
IO TU Delft course TfCD: bendable bladeless desktop fan http://www.instructables.com/id/IO-TU-Delft-Course-TfCD-Bendable-Bladeless-Desktop/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 06:45:53 PST
Meshmixer: Combining Models http://www.instructables.com/id/Meshmixer-Combining-Models/
Meshmixer: Combining Models - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZUGH/I5O9243H/FX1ZUGHI5O9243H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZUGH/I5O9243H/FX1ZUGHI5O9243H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZUGH/I5O9243H/FX1ZUGHI5O9243H.SMALL.jpg ppalin In this section of the user manual we'll walk you through combining 3D models in Meshmixer.Meshmixer for Ember User ManualHow to Install Meshmixer for EmberHow to Import Models How to Scale ModelsHow to Layout modelsHow to Combine ModelsHow to Generate SupportsHow to Export for Ember Combining Mod...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:39:41 PST
3D Printed Bobblehead http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Bobblehead/
3D Printed Bobblehead - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/O36A/J5IFWZ1K/FSVO36AJ5IFWZ1K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/O36A/J5IFWZ1K/FSVO36AJ5IFWZ1K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/O36A/J5IFWZ1K/FSVO36AJ5IFWZ1K.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Nothing beats having a desk companion that will agree with everything you say.A popular saying for this kind of support, is having a 'Yes Man (or Woman)' – and a 3D printed bobblehead is a simple and accessible way to get an agreeing nod whenever you need one! Photo credit: Aurbina, public domain F...
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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 21:27:44 PDT
How to configure Ember for High Speed 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Configure-Ember-for-High-Speed-3D-Printing/
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 17:11:48 PST
How to setup Slic3r correctly for good prints without extruder problems http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-setup-Slic3r-correctly-for-good-prints-with/
How to setup Slic3r correctly for good prints without extruder problems - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/FLSD/IA58PGTX/F18FLSDIA58PGTX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/FLSD/IA58PGTX/F18FLSDIA58PGTX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/FLSD/IA58PGTX/F18FLSDIA58PGTX.SMALL.jpg Downunder35m Update 01/06/2015: Added a short video in the last step showing my Model T prusa running after optimisation at 70mm/s - if my printer can do this a modern one should be able to do it even faster.Update 31/05/2015: Updated the step for the print settings for fixing prints that run out of alignment du...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 01:37:09 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/YSFS/IEQY4ZDK/FDOYSFSIEQY4ZDK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/YSFS/IEQY4ZDK/FDOYSFSIEQY4ZDK.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Convert Any 3D Printer to Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Any-3D-Printer-to-Laser-Engraver/
Convert Any 3D Printer to Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/D4SJ/J97LCZJ2/FTTD4SJJ97LCZJ2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/D4SJ/J97LCZJ2/FTTD4SJJ97LCZJ2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/D4SJ/J97LCZJ2/FTTD4SJJ97LCZJ2.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop What is up guys, In this instructable I am gonna show you how to conver any 3d printer into a powerful 2.5 w laser engraver capable of cutting wood and engraving into almost every material(except metals). Laser and Equipment So, We are gonna start this project by firstly choosing the right laser ...
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Thu, 26 Oct 2017 07:57:22 PDT
Solar Mendocino Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Mendocino-Motor/
Solar Mendocino Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/H7GR/J98R6WPN/F5HH7GRJ98R6WPN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/H7GR/J98R6WPN/F5HH7GRJ98R6WPN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/H7GR/J98R6WPN/F5HH7GRJ98R6WPN.SMALL.jpg How-ToDo Hello! How do you do? This is project HowToDo, my name is Konstantin and today I want to show you how I made a solar Mendocino motor. For those of you who do not know what a Mendocino motor is, it's the simplest brushless motor powered by solar panels attached to the rotor itself. Rotor is floating ...
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Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:15:22 PDT
Arduino Minimal Drum Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Minimal-Drum-Kit/
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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 05:23:23 PDT
Cross Tenon Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Tenon-Coat-Rack/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:11:03 PDT
EMUTAG for XYZ Da Vinci Printers (Jr & Mini) http://www.instructables.com/id/EMUTAG-for-XYZ-Da-Vinci-Printers/
EMUTAG for XYZ Da Vinci Printers (Jr & Mini) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LCUO/IXLAD3DT/FIVLCUOIXLAD3DT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LCUO/IXLAD3DT/FIVLCUOIXLAD3DT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LCUO/IXLAD3DT/FIVLCUOIXLAD3DT.SMALL.jpg cgrillo This is an instructable for configuring an EMUTAG to work as a Davinci Jr or Mini NFC card.Whilst the EMUTAG can be used with a NFC enabled phone, this instructable does not show you what pages to amend. That part is all done by the .net app that I have provided. Check the soliforum pages to find...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 06:30:01 PST
DIY: How to make a Low Cost 3D Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Laser-Scanning-DIY/
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 07:51:17 PDT
Make Unique Custom Stamps from your 3D Printer & Moldable Foam Stamps! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Unique-Custom-Stamps-from-your-3D-Printer-Mol/
Make Unique Custom Stamps from your 3D Printer & Moldable Foam Stamps! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/PWSE/HN2BK4NV/FBQPWSEHN2BK4NV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/PWSE/HN2BK4NV/FBQPWSEHN2BK4NV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/PWSE/HN2BK4NV/FBQPWSEHN2BK4NV.SMALL.jpg christinachun I've wanted to create some custom stamps for a while using 3d printing (somehow) and this is as easy as it gets! This tutorial is already assuming that you have your 3d printed object ready to be used to make a stamp from i.e. coin, logo etc. BUT you can really use any objects you have to make stamp...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 02:12:05 PDT
3D Printing Health: Custom DIY Orthotics http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Health-Custom-DIY-Orthotics/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:40:50 PDT
DriveMyPhone - Smartphone Controlled 3D Printed Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/DriveMyPhone-Smartphone-Controlled-Hybrid-Vehicle/
DriveMyPhone - Smartphone Controlled 3D Printed Vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/291D/IO8L9TT3/FCK291DIO8L9TT3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/291D/IO8L9TT3/FCK291DIO8L9TT3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/291D/IO8L9TT3/FCK291DIO8L9TT3.SMALL.jpg aldricnegrier DriveMyPhone is a project i have siting on my computer in digital format for the past 6 year now. The concept came around when i was working on my other robotic projects called MobileEarthRover One am MobileEarthRover Two.I have finally had time to publish it, i did not do it before because of the l...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 12:55:57 PDT
Laser Cut 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-3D-Printer/
Laser Cut 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/RCTA/HHMI53F3/FE1RCTAHHMI53F3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/RCTA/HHMI53F3/FE1RCTAHHMI53F3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/RCTA/HHMI53F3/FE1RCTAHHMI53F3.SMALL.jpg pullinsb I want a 3D printer.  I like making things, any thing.  I believe that a 3D printer, coupled with a few other tools, could allow people to have full manufacturing capabilities in a small room or garage. Say for example, you needed an oddly shaped part as a replacement or upgrade you're making for a...
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 13:45:50 PDT
Tape Measuring Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Tape-Measuring-Tool/
Tape Measuring Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/PMRK/J8UGYQE5/F4JPMRKJ8UGYQE5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/PMRK/J8UGYQE5/F4JPMRKJ8UGYQE5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/PMRK/J8UGYQE5/F4JPMRKJ8UGYQE5.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus This handy tape measure add-on allows you to measure and mark with one hand. A 3D printed pencil holder attaches right to the tape measure body, and an arrow aligned with the pencil easily shows where the mark will a land. I made this with Tinkercad, a free and easy to use 3D modeling tool that run...
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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:32:39 PDT
Blade Runner Binoculars http://www.instructables.com/id/Blade-Runner-Binoculars/
Blade Runner Binoculars - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/7741/J8KGZYRT/FW57741J8KGZYRT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/7741/J8KGZYRT/FW57741J8KGZYRT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/7741/J8KGZYRT/FW57741J8KGZYRT.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON "They're coming..." - Rick Deckard These 3D printed binoculars are based on a photo from Wired featuring Bladerunner 2049 props. They're an enclosure for a $13 monocular you can buy on Amazon, so they actually work!I used a weathering technique I learned for my 3D Printed Animatronic Puppet project ...
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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:08:21 PDT
Clear Enclosure for Creality CR-10 3d Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Clear-Enclosure-for-Creality-CR-10-3d-Printer/
Clear Enclosure for Creality CR-10 3d Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/Z9OE/J3EPQAQY/FKMZ9OEJ3EPQAQY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/Z9OE/J3EPQAQY/FKMZ9OEJ3EPQAQY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/Z9OE/J3EPQAQY/FKMZ9OEJ3EPQAQY.SMALL.jpg robertbl22 This is an enclosure for printing in ABS or other temperature sensitive materials. The goal was to make it attractive enough to pass the family-acceptance test while keeping the printer easy to use and maintain. The enclosure is a 24" x 26" x 26" acrylic box with a fitted MDF wood tray base. The who...
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Sun, 4 Jun 2017 19:45:13 PDT
3D Printed Articulating LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Articulating-LED-Lamp/
3D Printed Articulating LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/V5FC/J9EH3S32/FOAV5FCJ9EH3S32.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/V5FC/J9EH3S32/FOAV5FCJ9EH3S32.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/V5FC/J9EH3S32/FOAV5FCJ9EH3S32.SMALL.jpg IgorF2 Featured design on Thingiverse.com!Runner up winner of Instructables Plastics Contest!*** Update (26/09/2017): New thing files added:Arms with three different sizes: 100, 140 and 200 mm. New arm type: mixed arm design (hole at one end and a stud at the other). With this you can extend the reach of t...
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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 17:58:26 PDT
How to Integrate Wires Into 3D-Prints to Build a 18650 Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Integrate-Wires-Into-3D-Prints-to-Build-a-1/
How to Integrate Wires Into 3D-Prints to Build a 18650 Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/GZYY/J8F5YGWY/FEFGZYYJ8F5YGWY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/GZYY/J8F5YGWY/FEFGZYYJ8F5YGWY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/GZYY/J8F5YGWY/FEFGZYYJ8F5YGWY.SMALL.jpg lomo85 My goal was, to build a battery charger for 18650 Li-ion batteries. For this project, I designed a 3D-printable part where I can integrate the tp4065 charger board and the wires which connect to the battery terminals.This method can be useful, for every 3D-print with integrated electronics.You can a...
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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 06:51:59 PDT
Best Support Settings for 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Support-Settings-for-3D-Printing/
Best Support Settings for 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/Z361/J77R5W9Z/F8GZ361J77R5W9Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/Z361/J77R5W9Z/F8GZ361J77R5W9Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/Z361/J77R5W9Z/F8GZ361J77R5W9Z.SMALL.jpg Matlek Supports in 3D printing are essential to print objects with overhanging parts. But it is really a pain in the annoying to search for the perfect settings, so the supports are easy to remove, and the object not deformed by the supports.I have tested many settings on the slicer software Cura 2, and ca...
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Tue, 5 Sep 2017 09:13:52 PDT
3D Printed Linear Motion http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Linear-Motion/
3D Printed Linear Motion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/TOX0/J8AGU4S0/FAWTOX0J8AGU4S0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/TOX0/J8AGU4S0/FAWTOX0J8AGU4S0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/TOX0/J8AGU4S0/FAWTOX0J8AGU4S0.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON With this handy gadget, you can turn rotary motion into linear motion with ease! Using some skateboard bearings, machine screws, and 3D printed parts, the machine comes together in no time and can be used for all kinds of machines or robots. 507 Mechanical Movements is an encyclopedia of common mec...
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Wed, 4 Oct 2017 12:37:45 PDT
Pentachoron - Delta 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pentachoron-Delta-3D-Printer-With-Auto-Bed-Levelin/
Pentachoron - Delta 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/G2BP/IWH3ALZV/F3JG2BPIWH3ALZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/G2BP/IWH3ALZV/F3JG2BPIWH3ALZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/G2BP/IWH3ALZV/F3JG2BPIWH3ALZV.SMALL.jpg MacNite I desided to make some improvements to my delta 3D printer (Kossel mini). So I re-designed everything and build a complete new frame using 4020 aluminium extrusion profiles and 10 mm rods, Igus bearings, GT2 belt for the motion. In addition I, designed a magnetic effector using neodym magnets, 10mm ...
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 05:37:39 PST
Setup External Driver on Smoothieware Sbase 1.2 Controller using E1 pins! http://www.instructables.com/id/Setup-External-Driver-on-Smoothieware-Sbase-12-Con/
Setup External Driver on Smoothieware Sbase 1.2 Controller using E1 pins! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/PSAN/IOT2VLAM/FMDPSANIOT2VLAM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/PSAN/IOT2VLAM/FMDPSANIOT2VLAM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/PSAN/IOT2VLAM/FMDPSANIOT2VLAM.SMALL.jpg dintid Content of this Instructable: Proloque Driver Heatsink problems Defunct Y driverSetup Smoothieware to use E1 as our Y Axis Y driver - originalY driver - Using E01Complete driver pin-out diagram Setup External Motor Stepper Driver board with different driver. 5v and GND 12v/24v (vin) an...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 17:50:17 PDT
Replace Monoprice Select Mini Controller With Arduino Mega & Ramps 1.4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-Monoprice-Select-Mini-Controller-With-Ardu/
Replace Monoprice Select Mini Controller With Arduino Mega & Ramps 1.4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/M5MC/IZ6D2CHL/FQJM5MCIZ6D2CHL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/M5MC/IZ6D2CHL/FQJM5MCIZ6D2CHL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/M5MC/IZ6D2CHL/FQJM5MCIZ6D2CHL.SMALL.jpg jalex9 The Monoprice Select Mini is an inexpensive solid little printer. I have used mine for many hours and made lots of custom improvements to it. At some point the the controller board failed. I contacted Maylan the original manufacturer of the board for a replacement and was quoted at $66 for a replace...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:01:30 PST
LED Egg Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Egg-Night-Light/
LED Egg Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/O9PQ/J80GQDZ1/FY7O9PQJ80GQDZ1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/O9PQ/J80GQDZ1/FY7O9PQJ80GQDZ1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/O9PQ/J80GQDZ1/FY7O9PQJ80GQDZ1.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell There's no better weapon against the monsters under the bed than a night light. And there's no cuter night light than an egg shaped one! Follow along with me as I show you how to model and make a 3D printed LED Egg Night Light of your very own!To design/model this project, I used Tinkercad – a FREE ...
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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:27:32 PDT
3D printed cookie cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-cookie-cutter/
3D printed cookie cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/42BF/HQMN42BE/FVH42BFHQMN42BE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/42BF/HQMN42BE/FVH42BFHQMN42BE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/42BF/HQMN42BE/FVH42BFHQMN42BE.SMALL.jpg webcompanion Great for any holiday or special occasion!  I made this at TechShop Detroit, they have excellent classes to show you how to use their 3D printers and software.  In this Instructable I am making a 25% larger angel cookie cutter from an existing design.  This Instructable could be used for making any ...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 15:29:38 PST
Four Cylinder Air Engine, Experimental http://www.instructables.com/id/Four-Cylinder-Air-Engine-Experimental/
Four Cylinder Air Engine, Experimental - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/397Q/J7QGKVIR/FV6397QJ7QGKVIR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/397Q/J7QGKVIR/FV6397QJ7QGKVIR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/397Q/J7QGKVIR/FV6397QJ7QGKVIR.SMALL.jpg gzumwalt A few months ago (February, 2017) I posted a normal and slow motion video of a four cylinder air engine on my YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/popzct0214/videos). After experimenting with the design, given its weight and air flow requirements, I put in on the shelf and decided not to p...
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:21:21 PDT
How to use MAX6675 Thermocouple Amplifier with RAMPS 1.4 and Marlin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-MAX6675-Thermocouple-Amplifier-with-RAM/
How to use MAX6675 Thermocouple Amplifier with RAMPS 1.4 and Marlin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/QWSV/I7MXELMK/F43QWSVI7MXELMK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/QWSV/I7MXELMK/F43QWSVI7MXELMK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/QWSV/I7MXELMK/F43QWSVI7MXELMK.SMALL.jpg ATOM 3Dprinters Surfing the internet to find out how to wire our new MAX6675 amplifier with RAMPS and Marlin when we decided to use thermocouples instead of thermistors for more precise temperature control during printing, we didn't found any complete documentation about how to do that. so we decided to write this ...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:38:27 PDT
Top That Spins Forever! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-That-Spins-Forever/
Top That Spins Forever! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/M2AE/J7TLT5F2/FL2M2AEJ7TLT5F2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/M2AE/J7TLT5F2/FL2M2AEJ7TLT5F2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/M2AE/J7TLT5F2/FL2M2AEJ7TLT5F2.SMALL.jpg gregjd5000 Intro:As an avid Instructables reader and a part time inventor, I have always wanted to make some of my own Instructables to share some of my ideas, but never got around to it. Finally, with a little incentive from the First Time Author contest, I bring to you: a top that can spin FOREVER! If you ar...
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 21:59:06 PDT
Build your own 3D Printed Mini Racing Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-3D-Printed-Mini-Racing-Quadcopter/
Build your own 3D Printed Mini Racing Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/MITU/IA57V680/FRSMITUIA57V680.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/MITU/IA57V680/FRSMITUIA57V680.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/MITU/IA57V680/FRSMITUIA57V680.SMALL.jpg cozmogeek WARNING: Spinning propellers are dangerous! Do not put the blades on your quad until you are ready to fly. A 700 degree soldering iron also does a pretty good number on human skin before you even know you touched it. Ask me how I know!I found this project on thingiverse and decided I had to give it...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 23:09:39 PDT
3D Printed Indexing Gears http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Indexing-Gears/
3D Printed Indexing Gears - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/0U6U/J7GGL6K3/F410U6UJ7GGL6K3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/0U6U/J7GGL6K3/F410U6UJ7GGL6K3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/0U6U/J7GGL6K3/F410U6UJ7GGL6K3.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This mechanism uses rotary motion to move a gear quickly and precisely into a fixed position. Using skateboard bearings, you can snap these parts together and use the action for all kinds of useful (or useless) machines.Using gears that have teeth and smooth gaps, you can make a gear spin and stop a...
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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:17:05 PDT
Bubble Breezer Deadpool http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Breezer-Deadpool/
Bubble Breezer Deadpool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/YCUE/J12EKWKW/FQLYCUEJ12EKWKW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/YCUE/J12EKWKW/FQLYCUEJ12EKWKW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/YCUE/J12EKWKW/FQLYCUEJ12EKWKW.SMALL.jpg BrittLiv In this instructable I am going to show you how to modify a BUB-L Breezer toy to look like Deadpool. Admittedly this is a pretty stupid idea, but it made me laugh, I decided to share it. Maybe others have the same immature humour to appreciate this. As you can see here, the original toy has pretty b...
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Tue, 4 Apr 2017 10:15:58 PDT
Dual Mode Windup Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Mode-Windup-Car/
Dual Mode Windup Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/WK3D/J0COQ2KY/FHNWK3DJ0COQ2KY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/WK3D/J0COQ2KY/FHNWK3DJ0COQ2KY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/WK3D/J0COQ2KY/FHNWK3DJ0COQ2KY.SMALL.jpg gzumwalt Dual Mode Windup Car is my first attempt at an enclosed windup vehicle. My previous designs have been "open chassis" to reduce weight, and of course so that I could watch the gears in motion (I truly like watching gears in motion, but it's just a hobby, I hope). This enclosed windup vehicle is a s...
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:32:22 PDT
Easy Cleaning - Clogged 3D Printer Nozzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cleaning-Clogged-3D-Printer-Nozzle/
Easy Cleaning - Clogged 3D Printer Nozzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F20/WH5C/I6ZTLR4M/F20WH5CI6ZTLR4M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F20/WH5C/I6ZTLR4M/F20WH5CI6ZTLR4M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F20/WH5C/I6ZTLR4M/F20WH5CI6ZTLR4M.SMALL.jpg MRDC Cleaning a clogged nozzle is very hard at times. This is an easy and cheap method to clean clogged nozzle. Things you need 1. Acetone (Nail polish remover)2. Candle or Lighter3. Needle4. Aluminium foil Dip the nozzle in Acetone The higher the concentration of acetone lesser the time required.I...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 08:24:27 PDT
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/G6QE/I3VI1FSE/F1DG6QEI3VI1FSE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/G6QE/I3VI1FSE/F1DG6QEI3VI1FSE.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Stargate Inspired Arduino NeoPixel 3D Printed Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Stargate-Inspried-Arduino-NeoPixel-3D-Printed-Cloc/
Stargate Inspired Arduino NeoPixel 3D Printed Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/G19O/IDYKHZN8/FVUG19OIDYKHZN8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/G19O/IDYKHZN8/FVUG19OIDYKHZN8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/G19O/IDYKHZN8/FVUG19OIDYKHZN8.SMALL.jpg gg2inc The Stargate DHD clock will display the time using NeoPixel LED’s oriented around a simulated clock face. The clock provides an hourly and half hour chime that can be turned on and off. The hours and minutes can be set via pushbuttons located on rear of the clock base. The center crystal on the D...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:00:36 PDT
FSLA 3d Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/FSLA-3d-Printer/
FSLA 3d Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/FFA5/I8J9VA0H/F5UFFA5I8J9VA0H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/FFA5/I8J9VA0H/F5UFFA5I8J9VA0H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/FFA5/I8J9VA0H/F5UFFA5I8J9VA0H.SMALL.jpg fansovini This guide covers the construction and installation of a "low cost" 3d printer SLA. The project began for me during Christmas of the year 2014, a time when I was very busy with another project that completely absorbed me. During the holidays I decided (unconsciously) to distract myself with the idea...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 05:35:19 PDT
Qi Green Lantern Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Qi-Green-Lantern-Charger/
Qi Green Lantern Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/AVRZ/J4YFPCW2/FNEAVRZJ4YFPCW2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/AVRZ/J4YFPCW2/FNEAVRZJ4YFPCW2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/AVRZ/J4YFPCW2/FNEAVRZJ4YFPCW2.SMALL.jpg BrittLiv I wanted to have a Green Lantern Power Battery for quite some time. Sadly the original DC Collectibles ones are ridiculously expensive. After a bit of research I decided to build my own. Instead of just copying their functionality I decided to make it actually useable as a cell phone charger. You ca...
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 18:14:51 PDT