Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 24 Jun 2017 14:04:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Airtight Dry Box for 3D Printer Filament http://www.instructables.com/id/Airtight-Dry-Box-for-3D-Printer-Filament/
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 18:02:02 PST
Tabletop Pull Back Tri-Mode Spring Motor Rolling Chassis http://www.instructables.com/id/Tabletop-Pull-Back-Tri-Mode-Spring-Motor-Rolling-C/
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Wed, 8 Mar 2017 09:57:59 PST
Welding Plastic W/ Soldering Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-Plastic-W-Soldering-Iron/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 01:57:20 PST
Make 3d Printed Topo Maps of Anywhere http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-3d-Printed-Topo-Maps-of-Anywhere/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:58:54 PDT
Fixing Warped Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Warped-Prints/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 12:19:01 PDT
3D Scanning yourself in high resolution with a camera http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Scanning-Yourself-in-High-Resolution-With-a-Cam/
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Wed, 7 Jun 2017 01:46:33 PDT
Zoetrope Fidget Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/Zoetrope-Fidget-Spinner/
Zoetrope Fidget Spinner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F92/1Y6V/J3AFGIIE/F921Y6VJ3AFGIIE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F92/1Y6V/J3AFGIIE/F921Y6VJ3AFGIIE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F92/1Y6V/J3AFGIIE/F921Y6VJ3AFGIIE.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON It's already spinning, why not add an animation? Now you can be distracted by a cat video while you get out that nervous energy. It's a simple design: two wheels, two bearings, two caps for your thumb and forefinger, and a drum with slits in it press-fit together. Idea I got this idea from da...
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Wed, 31 May 2017 18:57:26 PDT
Unclogging Nozzle on Flashforge Dreamer http://www.instructables.com/id/Unclogging-Nozzle-on-Flashforge-Dreamer/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:26:24 PDT
Twisted Prism Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-Prism-Lanterns/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:32:22 PDT
3d Printed Gearbox for Small Dc Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Gearbox-for-Small-Dc-Motors/
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Wed, 5 Apr 2017 11:43:44 PDT
Extruder Drive Gear Shootout http://www.instructables.com/id/Extruder-Drive-Gear-Shootout/
Extruder Drive Gear Shootout - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/AAFD/IMS0XV3J/FKQAAFDIMS0XV3J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/AAFD/IMS0XV3J/FKQAAFDIMS0XV3J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/AAFD/IMS0XV3J/FKQAAFDIMS0XV3J.SMALL.jpg jimustanguitar In the process of upgrading my 3D printer and preparing to build my own, I decided that I also needed to design the ultimate extruder. Before I picked an overall style for the design, I wanted to determine which gear had the best grip and could apply the greatest amount of torque on the filament. So...
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 14:01:03 PDT
Basic workflow for 3D design in Sketchup and 3D printing @ home: http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-workflow-for-3D-design-in-Sketchup-and-3D-pr/
Basic workflow for 3D design in Sketchup and 3D printing @ home: - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/XCY6/GYVDIZIO/F2VXCY6GYVDIZIO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/XCY6/GYVDIZIO/F2VXCY6GYVDIZIO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/XCY6/GYVDIZIO/F2VXCY6GYVDIZIO.SMALL.jpg megaduty I have had a few people ask me about my process for 3D printing and thought I would share a high level walk through using Sketchup to design and a MakerBot Thing-O-Matic to physically print my designs at home in my tiny little office, in my tiny little house...  I also work with Autodesk's free 123D...
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Sat, 25 Feb 2012 21:39:34 PST
OpenSAM 3D Printed Camera Stabilizer Steadicam Gimbal http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenSAM-3D-Printed-Camera-Stabilizer/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 08:57:34 PDT
Geneva Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Geneva-Mechanism/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 12:30:07 PST
3D Print Finishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembly-and-Finishing/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 15:04:46 PDT
Designing Fidget Spinners in Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-Fidget-Spinners-in-Fusion-360/
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Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:48:13 PDT
Fix your STL files with Microsoft Model Repair Service (free!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-your-STL-files-with-Microsoft-Model-Repair-Ser/
Fix your STL files with Microsoft Model Repair Service (free!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/DGIT/IAQMENP5/FIEDGITIAQMENP5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/DGIT/IAQMENP5/FIEDGITIAQMENP5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/DGIT/IAQMENP5/FIEDGITIAQMENP5.SMALL.jpg AlexH18 This is a very simple and powerful service offered by Microsoft and powered by netfabb. Using a simple 3 step process, the tool will automatically fix many common problems with 3d models. The tool supports STL, OBJ, 3MF and VRML files. Point your browser of choice to the Model Repair Service websi...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:50:56 PDT
How to tune Ember's print settings for new resins http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tune-Embers-print-settings-for-new-resins/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:03:44 PST
3D scanning (Photogrammetry) with a rotating platform - not a rotating camera! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-scanning-Photogrammetry-with-a-rotating-platfor/
3D scanning (Photogrammetry) with a rotating platform - not a rotating camera! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/82R6/I9QWK2Z8/F5C82R6I9QWK2Z8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/82R6/I9QWK2Z8/F5C82R6I9QWK2Z8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/82R6/I9QWK2Z8/F5C82R6I9QWK2Z8.SMALL.jpg Downunder35m Update 20/05/2015: Added another step for doing the entire 3D using only freeware.Update 17/05/2015: Added some pics and the scan of a micro switch.Also fixed the permissions in Sketchfab to allow the download of the models used in this Instructable.Intro...3D printing, for most of us, also comes wi...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 11:15:55 PDT
3D Printed Bionic Hand Skeleton http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Bionic-Hand-Skeleton/
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Mon, 1 May 2017 13:32:30 PDT
Useless Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Useless-Machine-4/
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Fri, 5 May 2017 04:14:03 PDT
AC heated bed Sunhokey Prusa I3 http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-Heated-Bed-Sunhokey-Prusa-I3/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 13:49:28 PST
Flexible 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-3D-Printing/
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 07:58:11 PST
3d Printed Canadarm Model http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Canadarm-Model/
3d Printed Canadarm Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/B297/IHQ5YN3B/FBKB297IHQ5YN3B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/B297/IHQ5YN3B/FBKB297IHQ5YN3B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/B297/IHQ5YN3B/FBKB297IHQ5YN3B.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Inspired by the Canadarm, this Robot arm is articulated, multifunctional, and moves along a gantry. The real thing is used for retrieving satellites, knocking ice off the MIR Space Station, and a wide variety of other things. I chose to go with the astronaut platform with this model, but since it's...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 09:57:55 PST
Build Your Own Vacuum Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Vacuum-Robot/
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Mon, 1 May 2017 23:26:25 PDT
600 Watt, 3d-printed, Halbach Array, Brushless DC Electric Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/600-Watt-3d-printed-Halbach-Array-Brushless-DC-Ele/
600 Watt, 3d-printed, Halbach Array, Brushless DC Electric Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/K9XN/J282ZJ2Y/FRLK9XNJ282ZJ2Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/K9XN/J282ZJ2Y/FRLK9XNJ282ZJ2Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/K9XN/J282ZJ2Y/FRLK9XNJ282ZJ2Y.SMALL.jpg TheGoofy This is a very powerful, 3d-printed brushless DC electric motor. It has 600 Watts, and performs with more than 80% efficiency. The main components like rotor and stator can be printed with a common FDM-printer. Magnets, copper wire, and ball-bearings are ordinary components. The magnets of the rotor...
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Wed, 3 May 2017 11:46:03 PDT
3D Scan Anything Using a Camera (Photogrammetry With Autodesk Remake) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Scan-Anything-Using-a-Camera-Photogrammetry-Wit/
3D Scan Anything Using a Camera (Photogrammetry With Autodesk Remake) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/6QU4/J1WW9HUN/F2I6QU4J1WW9HUN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/6QU4/J1WW9HUN/F2I6QU4J1WW9HUN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/6QU4/J1WW9HUN/F2I6QU4J1WW9HUN.SMALL.jpg jkdabrown Photogrammetry is a lot more accessible to everyone these days due to the better technologies developed in software and the higher quality cameras available. This guide will teach you how to capture objects at home or when you’re out and about with photogrammetry using a camera and the photogrammetr...
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:37:06 PDT
Math. Formula to 3D printable object http://www.instructables.com/id/Math-Formula-to-3D-printable-object/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 05:22:13 PST
Easy 3D Printing from Fusion360 to Type A Machines Series 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-3D-Printing-from-Fusion360-to-Type-A-Machines/
Easy 3D Printing from Fusion360 to Type A Machines Series 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/7252/I24M1IJM/F4G7252I24M1IJM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/7252/I24M1IJM/F4G7252I24M1IJM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/7252/I24M1IJM/F4G7252I24M1IJM.SMALL.gif smithallen_studio We use 3D printing every day in our studio, from prototyping, to formal exploration, to end use products it's really our go to for formalizing our ideas. As early adopters we've had to put up with a lot of trial and error and disconnections in the printing process. One of the major things we've fo...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 17:11:42 PST
Post-Processing 3D Printed Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/Post-Processing-3D-Printed-Objects/
Post-Processing 3D Printed Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/QRMM/IDA2KHZH/F5HQRMMIDA2KHZH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/QRMM/IDA2KHZH/F5HQRMMIDA2KHZH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/QRMM/IDA2KHZH/F5HQRMMIDA2KHZH.SMALL.jpg tikul ' How to turn the ordinary FDM 3D prints into ' works of art ' : )Hi. We are Pussykrew, an interdisciplinary duo, creating multimedia installations, 3D imagery, videos and 3D printed sculptures. Last year we decided to transform our digital creations into physical forms. For us 3D printing was the m...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 19:46:02 PDT
Meshmixer: Generate Supports http://www.instructables.com/id/Meshmixer-Generate-Supports/
Meshmixer: Generate Supports - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/VS41/I5O917ZE/F1WVS41I5O917ZE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/VS41/I5O917ZE/F1WVS41I5O917ZE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/VS41/I5O917ZE/F1WVS41I5O917ZE.SMALL.jpg ppalin In this section of the user manual we'll walk you through support generation.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 Generate Supports To auto...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:49:40 PST
Motion Configuration on Ramps 1.4 With Marlin Firmware @section Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Configuration-on-Ramps-14-with-Marlin-firmw/
Motion Configuration on Ramps 1.4 With Marlin Firmware @section Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/SSG4/IHCBUJC8/FYBSSG4IHCBUJC8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/SSG4/IHCBUJC8/FYBSSG4IHCBUJC8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/SSG4/IHCBUJC8/FYBSSG4IHCBUJC8.SMALL.jpg dintid As promised in my last Instructables Configuring Endstops on Ramps 1.4 with Marlin firmware - @section homing the time has now come to make a follow up. This time about Motion Configuration.This is going to be a, hopefully, complete tutorial on configuring Motion Control on 3D printers build on Ramp...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 23:12:38 PST
3D Printer - Working Area 40x40x40cm http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Working-Area-40x40x40cm/
3D Printer - Working Area 40x40x40cm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/M418/J1CEWORC/FHIM418J1CEWORC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/M418/J1CEWORC/FHIM418J1CEWORC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/M418/J1CEWORC/FHIM418J1CEWORC.SMALL.jpg Thomas Workshop Hello everyone, in this project I want to show you how to make a 3D Printer.I always wanted to have a diy 3d printer. The easiest way to make it is print frame parts and coonnect it with aluminium profiles or somethink like that. But I didn't have acces to any 3d printer. So, I used my cnc machine t...
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Fri, 14 Apr 2017 07:51:26 PDT
Single Cylinder Air Engine Balloon Powered Rolling Chassis http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Cylinder-Air-Engine-Balloon-Powered-Rolling/
Single Cylinder Air Engine Balloon Powered Rolling Chassis - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/A7DK/J0IEFX0Q/FA4A7DKJ0IEFX0Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/A7DK/J0IEFX0Q/FA4A7DKJ0IEFX0Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/A7DK/J0IEFX0Q/FA4A7DKJ0IEFX0Q.SMALL.jpg gzumwalt Single Cylinder Air Engine Balloon Powered Rolling Chassis is a balloon powered vehicle based on my earlier air engine design (https://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Cylinder-Air-Engine-Smaller-Edition). This vehicle can run over 40 feet on a smooth surface.My wife laughed so hard when this vehicl...
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:16:59 PDT
FlashForge Creator Pro & Raspberry Pi 2 & Octoprint http://www.instructables.com/id/FlashForge-Creator-Pro-Raspberry-Pi-2-Octoprint/
FlashForge Creator Pro & Raspberry Pi 2 & Octoprint - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/QNFK/IJSV24QE/FBGQNFKIJSV24QE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/QNFK/IJSV24QE/FBGQNFKIJSV24QE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/QNFK/IJSV24QE/FBGQNFKIJSV24QE.SMALL.jpg CharlesM100 I recently set up a 3d printing workstation and I wanted to share my setup.Running Octoprint on a Raspberry Pi 2 attached to my printer lets me upload prints directly from Slic3r, start printing them and monitor progress remotely on a webcam, control basic printer functions like temperatures and pri...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:42:28 PST
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/OZJ5/I0R103WZ/FR2OZJ5I0R103WZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/OZJ5/I0R103WZ/FR2OZJ5I0R103WZ.SQUARE.jpg https://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
3D Printed ROBOTIC ARM http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-ROBOTIC-ARM/
3D Printed ROBOTIC ARM - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/5VKQ/IN4TTN8L/FQA5VKQIN4TTN8L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/5VKQ/IN4TTN8L/FQA5VKQIN4TTN8L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/5VKQ/IN4TTN8L/FQA5VKQIN4TTN8L.SMALL.jpg EdgarR21 THATS A JOB I DO IN MY HIGH SCHOOL. IT IS A ROBOTIC ARM FULL 3D PRINTED, CONTOLED WITH ARDUINO. I HOPE YOU LIKE IT!! AND SORRY FOR MY ENGLISH I'M FROM CATALONIA AND I HAVE 20 YERAS OLD. THINGS THAT WE NEED 1. 3D PRINTER2. STL FILES3. ARDUINO UNO4. SERVOMOTORS: TOWERPRO MG995 x4 http://www.banggo...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:31:58 PDT
UV LED Oven for curing DLP Resin 3D prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-VU-LED-Oven-for-curing-DLP-Resin-3D-prints/
UV LED Oven for curing DLP Resin 3D prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/IUZY/I93FAW34/FD9IUZYI93FAW34.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/IUZY/I93FAW34/FD9IUZYI93FAW34.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/IUZY/I93FAW34/FD9IUZYI93FAW34.SMALL.jpg marshallpeck SLA / Resin 3D printers usually need some form of post curing with additional UV light to strengthen the model and to cure excess resin that is not washed away. A strip of UV LED lights inside a paint can provide the right spectrum and intensity of UV light that cures parts quickly and evenly.After ...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:23:48 PDT
PiKon Telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/PiKon-Telescope/
PiKon Telescope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/YU4U/J0MOQU4L/F38YU4UJ0MOQU4L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/YU4U/J0MOQU4L/F38YU4UJ0MOQU4L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/YU4U/J0MOQU4L/F38YU4UJ0MOQU4L.SMALL.jpg Markwrig The PiKon Telescope is a 3D printed, Raspberry Pi powered astro-cam. The design replaces the conventional eye-piece of a Newtonian reflecting telescope with a Raspberry Pi camera (lens removed). The telescope mirror is then used to focus an image on the Raspberry Pi camera sensor giving a field of v...
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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:38:51 PDT
3D Surface Finishing Techniques - WerkplaatsIDC http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Sur/
3D Surface Finishing Techniques - WerkplaatsIDC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/V1HQ/J0MOXEII/FBXV1HQJ0MOXEII.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/V1HQ/J0MOXEII/FBXV1HQJ0MOXEII.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/V1HQ/J0MOXEII/FBXV1HQJ0MOXEII.SMALL.jpg robrechtv This instructable was made together with Olike .For the first technique we will use 3 kinds of sandpaper - 100 grit sandpaper- 180 grit sandpaper- 320 grit sandpaper(it is optional to use a 600 grit sandpaper if you want to have a really clean and extremely smooth finish).Besides that we will also u...
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:19:07 PDT
3d Printed RC Motorcycles: 2016 Ducati Draxter and 2016 Suzuki GSX-RR MotoGP http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-RC-Motorcycles-2016-Ducati-Draxter-and-/
3d Printed RC Motorcycles: 2016 Ducati Draxter and 2016 Suzuki GSX-RR MotoGP - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/3HU8/IY4QL4YU/FZW3HU8IY4QL4YU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/3HU8/IY4QL4YU/FZW3HU8IY4QL4YU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/3HU8/IY4QL4YU/FZW3HU8IY4QL4YU.SMALL.jpg brettt3 By: Brett Turnagewww.bti3dlabs.com @3dprintRaceTech Media: Motorcycle News http://www.motorcyclenews.com/... Motorcycle.com http://www.motorcyclenews.com/...3DPrint http://www.motorcyclenews.com/... All3dp http://www.motorcyclenews.com/... Adafruit http://www.motorcyclenews.com/... The Dr...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:50:49 PST
Beginners Guide to 3D Printing - Anet A8 DIY 3D Printer Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Guide-to-3D-Printing-Anet-A8-DIY-3D-Prin/
Beginners Guide to 3D Printing - Anet A8 DIY 3D Printer Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/WG3X/IWMQSPAT/FTMWG3XIWMQSPAT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/WG3X/IWMQSPAT/FTMWG3XIWMQSPAT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/WG3X/IWMQSPAT/FTMWG3XIWMQSPAT.SMALL.jpg austiwawa Have you ever thought about buying a 3D printer? But you feel like you may not know enough about the hobby or you really want to purchase one but they are just too expensive? Well this may be the right Instructable for you!In this Instructable I will be introducing you to the Anet A8 DIY 3D printer ...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 06:51:04 PST
+ Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/-Shelf/
+ Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/KWNQ/IDFW85FB/FMBKWNQIDFW85FB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/KWNQ/IDFW85FB/FMBKWNQIDFW85FB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/KWNQ/IDFW85FB/FMBKWNQIDFW85FB.SMALL.jpg shurly This project is a prototype for a modular shelving system that uses simple boxes and connectors to create infinite sizes and configurations.The primary goal was to design a system that anyone could adapt to suit their own space and stuff. The secondary goal was to test whether minimal 3d-printed joi...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:46:31 PDT
Pencil Puzzler Revisited http://www.instructables.com/id/Pencil-Puzzler-Revisited/
Pencil Puzzler Revisited - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/RXEU/J0COQPU1/F8KRXEUJ0COQPU1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/RXEU/J0COQPU1/F8KRXEUJ0COQPU1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/RXEU/J0COQPU1/F8KRXEUJ0COQPU1.SMALL.jpg gzumwalt Spoiler Alert! If you do not wish to know how this "magic trick" works, do not proceed (but I hope you do)!I designed Pencil Puzzler a few years back as a 3D printable version of an old magic trick. I've seen this style of magic trick using rope, pencils and even nails, but they all operate in the...
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Fri, 17 Mar 2017 16:31:26 PDT
3D-Printed Electric Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Electric-Longboard/
3D-Printed Electric Longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/HSDT/J0IEAOZ3/FHNHSDTJ0IEAOZ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/HSDT/J0IEAOZ3/FHNHSDTJ0IEAOZ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/HSDT/J0IEAOZ3/FHNHSDTJ0IEAOZ3.SMALL.jpg YL5 This is an Instructable on how to build an electric longboard/skateboard out of 3D-printed components as well as off-the-shelf RC components & open source software/hardware.The drivetrain (motor mount and idler system) is fully 3D-printed and uses various screws, bearings, nuts and bolts to ensure t...
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:32:01 PDT
DIY 3D Printer Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3D-Printer-Enclosure/
DIY 3D Printer Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/UX6L/IPMUK022/FHVUX6LIPMUK022.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/UX6L/IPMUK022/FHVUX6LIPMUK022.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/UX6L/IPMUK022/FHVUX6LIPMUK022.SMALL.jpg arron_mollet22 I have been the proud owner of a RepRap 3D printer for a few years now, and while its been extremely handy for rapid prototyping I figured it was about time for some upgrades. First thing on my mind was to build an enclosure for the Velleman K8200 model I had been using. There are definitely a numbe...
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:56:49 PDT
Make a Pocket Hole Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Pocket-Hole-Jig/
Make a Pocket Hole Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/497P/J08EKLAP/FZ2497PJ08EKLAP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/497P/J08EKLAP/FZ2497PJ08EKLAP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/497P/J08EKLAP/FZ2497PJ08EKLAP.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop What is up everybody, In this tutorial, I am gonna show you how to make a custom pocket hole jig with a 3d printer.With the hole jig you can drill holes at an angle which is especially useful if you want to achieve strong bond between joining two wooden pieces at a 90° angle. 3d Modeling and Print...
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 09:56:00 PDT
3d printing pen http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-3d-printer-pen/
3d printing pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7XQW/I66CVV47/F6X7XQWI66CVV47.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7XQW/I66CVV47/F6X7XQWI66CVV47.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7XQW/I66CVV47/F6X7XQWI66CVV47.SMALL.jpg zepherocity hello I'm 14 and ever since I saw the 3 d printer pen i thought "i need to find a way to make this work but everyone can do" WARNING: only use ABS Thermoplastic 3d printing film any size worksanother note, this is just the piece to the puzzle my family cant afford to buy abs thermoplastic so this is...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 18:01:44 PST
Giant Knob Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Knob-Lamp/
Giant Knob Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/YXGL/J08EEHBZ/FK1YXGLJ08EEHBZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/YXGL/J08EEHBZ/FK1YXGLJ08EEHBZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/YXGL/J08EEHBZ/FK1YXGLJ08EEHBZ.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This is a 3D printed LED lamp project that looks like a giant knob. Turn it, and watch it glow from the inside. This instructable is a companion to the webinar series I hosted in March of 2017. Design Now: Hour of Making in Motion focused on mechanical assemblies and integrating electronic parts in...
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:39:39 PDT
Using the Ruler Tool in Tinkercad http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-Ruler-Tool-in-Tinkercad/
Using the Ruler Tool in Tinkercad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/3C1X/IA9H66DD/F773C1XIA9H66DD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/3C1X/IA9H66DD/F773C1XIA9H66DD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/3C1X/IA9H66DD/F773C1XIA9H66DD.SMALL.jpg Commanderfranz For those that may not know Tinkercad is a web based 3D modeling tool. I use Tinkercad almost exclusively for all of my 3D designs that I plan to 3D print. I say almost exclusively because I have uploaded some 2D outlines to extrude. I have made things such as, cookie cutters, robot platforms, robot...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 18:36:47 PDT