Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 May 2018 08:55:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Methods of Selection in Edit Mode of Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/Methods-of-Selection-in-Edit-Mode-of-Blender/
Methods of Selection in Edit Mode of Blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/NRVP/I8QKA4DI/F9PNRVPI8QKA4DI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/NRVP/I8QKA4DI/F9PNRVPI8QKA4DI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/NRVP/I8QKA4DI/F9PNRVPI8QKA4DI.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Objective: There are many ways of selecting in Blender. This post goes over the various methods and explains why certain methods are preferred in certain situations over others. The methods are ranked by the most used to least used method.To learn how to master 3D Printing see more posts at:http://3...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:44:41 PDT
3D Printer Cantilever 2.0 C3Dt/c http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Cantilever-20-C3Dtc/
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Mon, 14 May 2018 12:19:27 PDT
Pocket E-Waste Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-E-Waste-Microscope/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2018 04:34:23 PDT
Light Up Star Wars Holocrons http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Star-Wars-Holocrons/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:33:29 PDT
TEVO Tornado Dual Extrusion: Beau's TL-Feeder Version http://www.instructables.com/id/TEVO-Tornado-Dual-Extrusion-Beaus-TL-Feeder-Versio/
TEVO Tornado Dual Extrusion: Beau's TL-Feeder Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/YFJK/JC0UDGCI/FFHYFJKJC0UDGCI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/YFJK/JC0UDGCI/FFHYFJKJC0UDGCI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/YFJK/JC0UDGCI/FFHYFJKJC0UDGCI.SMALL.jpg BoSnap An easy way to upgrade your TEVO Tornado 3D Printer with dual extrusion for less than $50!What to buy: TEVO Titan Extruder (without pancake stepper motor) NEMA 17 48 mm Stepper Motor Trianglelab TL-Feeder (Set 1)M5 55mm ScrewM5 NutSome Zip Ties (if you don't already have them)What to print: ...
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Sat, 6 Jan 2018 06:21:11 PST
Calibrate 3D Printer or Other CNC Machine With Laser Pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Calibrate-3D-Printer-or-Other-CNC-Machine-With-Las/
Calibrate 3D Printer or Other CNC Machine With Laser Pointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/JXM9/IR3ZQ9W7/FFOJXM9IR3ZQ9W7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/JXM9/IR3ZQ9W7/FFOJXM9IR3ZQ9W7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/JXM9/IR3ZQ9W7/FFOJXM9IR3ZQ9W7.SMALL.jpg mrakuaku This is a follow-up Instructable to one I wrote a couple of years ago. This one builds off the original by adding a new technique to measure the X,Y, and Z axis, quicker and with more accuracy. I will still be referring to the original Instructable, as it goes into more detail on teh math and how to...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:14:39 PDT
Spiral Art Fidget Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/Spiral-Art-Fidget-Spinner/
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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:06:19 PDT
3D Printed Hot Wheels GoPro Car http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Hot-Wheels-GoPro-Car/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2018 19:43:58 PDT
3D Printed Planetary Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Planetary-Rover/
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Tue, 1 May 2018 10:32:17 PDT
E-NABLE: How to assemble the Isabella Arm by FATHOM http://www.instructables.com/id/E-NABLE-How-to-assemble-the-Isabella-Arm-by-FATHOM/
E-NABLE: How to assemble the Isabella Arm by FATHOM - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/KPVW/IGV6GXKM/F7LKPVWIGV6GXKM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/KPVW/IGV6GXKM/F7LKPVWIGV6GXKM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/KPVW/IGV6GXKM/F7LKPVWIGV6GXKM.SMALL.jpg BethanyLC The Isabella Arm by FATHOM was designed for five-year-old Isabella, who was born with agenesis of the right arm. The FATHOM team partnered with the e-NABLE organization (EnablingtheFuture.org) and the Enable Community Foundation (EnableCommunityFoundation.org) to design an elbow-actuated prosthetic ...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:07:36 PST
Healthy, Smart & Natural Air Cleaner with Arduino, WIFI and Blynk http://www.instructables.com/id/Healthy-Smart-Natural-Inside-Air-Cleaner/
Healthy, Smart & Natural Air Cleaner with Arduino, WIFI and Blynk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/EB85/IQ2MJUMF/FFBEB85IQ2MJUMF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/EB85/IQ2MJUMF/FFBEB85IQ2MJUMF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/EB85/IQ2MJUMF/FFBEB85IQ2MJUMF.SMALL.jpg jeanotP1314 UPDATE: 30/06/2016 Sucess tests inside a confined box! Step 11Hi, and welcome to this Instructable!We hear a lot about pollution problems today. As I was doing some research about the effect of bad air for our health, I discovered some statistics about how bad is the indoor compared to the outdoor a...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:28:44 PDT
Prothestic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Prothestic-Hand/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 03:54:47 PDT
3D Printer Cantilever http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Cantilever/
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:19:41 PDT
Using an Arduino to flash the Melzi board (Wanhao i3) and upgrade firmware http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-Arduino-to-Flash-the-Melzi-Board-Wanhao-I/
Using an Arduino to flash the Melzi board (Wanhao i3) and upgrade firmware - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/3225/IX6G14GJ/F3V3225IX6G14GJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/3225/IX6G14GJ/F3V3225IX6G14GJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/3225/IX6G14GJ/F3V3225IX6G14GJ.SMALL.jpg lachycharts I purchased an e3d hotend and due to it using a different thermistor, the stock firmware that came with the Wanhao i3 (v2.0/2.1) won't be able to read the thermistor temperature correctly. I had a spare Arduino laying around and found out I could use it to flash the Melzi board which is normally don...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 08:34:58 PST
PLA and PETG Smoothing Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Plastic-Smoothing-Experiment/
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Wed, 4 May 2016 22:39:25 PDT
DIY cheapest plastic bottle extruder, recycle HDPE milk jugs into filament http://www.instructables.com/id/Manual-bottle-extruder-with-a-solder-iron/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 14:01:27 PST
3D Printer Extruder/Hot End Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-ExtruderHot-End-Upgrade/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 19:56:55 PDT
3D Printed Willys RC 4X4 http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Willys-RC-4X4/
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:13:03 PDT
How to Convert Monoprice Select Mini to Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-Monoprice-Select-Mini-to-Laser-Engr/
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Sat, 23 Dec 2017 19:57:19 PST
Improving 3D Printed Gears http://www.instructables.com/id/Improving-3D-Printed-Gears/
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Sat, 9 Jul 2016 21:19:50 PDT
3D printing errors ( just hack it ) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Hack-em-All/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 05:05:46 PST
Building a Cheap Delta Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-550-AU-Delta-Printer/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 09:25:40 PDT
3D Printable Robotic Actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Robotic-Actuator/
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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 18:48:06 PDT
3d Printing Servo Controlled and Other Valves http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printing-Servo-Controlled-and-Other-Valves/
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:53:28 PDT
Sun, Earth and Moon Model (Tellurion / Orrery) With 3D Printed Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Sun-Earth-and-Moon-Model-Tellurion-Orrery-With-3D-/
Sun, Earth and Moon Model (Tellurion / Orrery) With 3D Printed Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/IJH0/JFUAD9GA/FWHIJH0JFUAD9GA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/IJH0/JFUAD9GA/FWHIJH0JFUAD9GA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/IJH0/JFUAD9GA/FWHIJH0JFUAD9GA.SMALL.jpg dr_phil Hi again,In this instructable I will describe the design and build of a mostly 3D-printable tellurion (a special class of orrery) which shows how the earth and moon revolve about the sun, about each other and how they rotate on their axes. I've always had an interest in these devices, both technical...
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Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:25:40 PDT
NFC Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/NFC-Ring/
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Sat, 9 Dec 2017 10:29:17 PST
3D Printer Bed Upgrade/Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Bed-UpgradeReplacement/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 23:31:14 PDT
How to Extract and Clean Starcraft 2 Models for 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Extract-and-Clean-Starcraft-2-Models-for-3D/
How to Extract and Clean Starcraft 2 Models for 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/Y1AC/J08EJQYS/FFQY1ACJ08EJQYS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/Y1AC/J08EJQYS/FFQY1ACJ08EJQYS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/Y1AC/J08EJQYS/FFQY1ACJ08EJQYS.SMALL.jpg Jhyrachy Hi everybody!I'm making this tutorial because I've seen that some sites are selling 3d models ripped from games for an high price.This, other then being illegal (they are selling a model made by another company without their permission) is also immoral, since extracting the model is really simple an...
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:56:52 PDT
LED Ring Lamp (3D Printed + Wood Veneer + LED Strip) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Ring-Lamp/
LED Ring Lamp (3D Printed + Wood Veneer + LED Strip) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/FR9T/J1MESSZE/FVHFR9TJ1MESSZE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/FR9T/J1MESSZE/FVHFR9TJ1MESSZE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/FR9T/J1MESSZE/FVHFR9TJ1MESSZE.SMALL.jpg adylinn This is an easy build that results in a cool little LED Ring Lamp. This light can be placed in various locations to add some color and style. No specialized tools are required and a 3D printer is not required - you can utilize a print service such as 3DHubs.com to obtain the 3D printed parts from a ...
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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:59:15 PDT
How to Smooth PLA 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Smooth-PLA-3D-Prints/
How to Smooth PLA 3D Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/X2QH/JFMTA7P9/FRRX2QHJFMTA7P9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/X2QH/JFMTA7P9/FRRX2QHJFMTA7P9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/X2QH/JFMTA7P9/FRRX2QHJFMTA7P9.SMALL.jpg BrittLiv In this instructable I am going to show you how I smooth PLA 3D prints with four different methods. Thanks to instructables in 2013 my life as a maker changed a lot. In that year I won my first 3D printer with my Nerf Sentry Gun instructable. You can't imagine how nervous I was, waiting for the winn...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2018 10:48:07 PDT
Insulate your 3D Printers Heated Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Insulate-Your-3D-Printers-Heated-Bed/
Insulate your 3D Printers Heated Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/J6TI/IP45KEXS/F4BJ6TIIP45KEXS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/J6TI/IP45KEXS/F4BJ6TIIP45KEXS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/J6TI/IP45KEXS/F4BJ6TIIP45KEXS.SMALL.jpg Sverd Industries I recently insulated the hot bed on my 3D printer. This has great benefits for your printer and your printed parts.What usually happens is that a lot of the power from your heated bed is lost as heat going in the opposite direction of where you want it. You want the heat to rise to your print area, ...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 10:08:39 PDT
Bergen Makerspace Transportable 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bergen-Makerspace-Transportable-3D-Printer/
Bergen Makerspace Transportable 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7O37/JF8IV6TN/F2S7O37JF8IV6TN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7O37/JF8IV6TN/F2S7O37JF8IV6TN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7O37/JF8IV6TN/F2S7O37JF8IV6TN.SMALL.jpg johnadiamond This is a Cartesian style 3D printer based on the popular Open Source RepRap Prusa i3 design by Josef Prusa. Further inspiration for the design came from the Folger Tech RepRap 2020 Prusa i3 which uses 2020 aluminum extrusion as the primary framing material. The key difference with the design publis...
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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:41:46 PDT
Learn to 3D Print in 7 Days with 7 Awesome Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-to-3D-Print-in-7-Days-With-7-Awesome-Project/
Learn to 3D Print in 7 Days with 7 Awesome Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/VURD/IWQV2228/FATVURDIWQV2228.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/VURD/IWQV2228/FATVURDIWQV2228.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/VURD/IWQV2228/FATVURDIWQV2228.SMALL.jpg DavidA287 This article will teach you the basics to start printing 3D models at home with a 3D printer. First, we’ll go through some history and background on 3D printing technologies. Then, we’ll explain how the process actually works and the basic steps required for every print job. Finally, we’re going to ...
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Fri, 16 Dec 2016 10:34:46 PST
$2000 Quality Prints From a $200 Printer : an Upgrade Guide for the Anet A8 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/2000-Quality-Prints-From-a-200-Printer-an-Upgrade-/
$2000 Quality Prints From a $200 Printer : an Upgrade Guide for the Anet A8 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/N29R/J65G36W7/FTJN29RJ65G36W7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/N29R/J65G36W7/FTJN29RJ65G36W7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/N29R/J65G36W7/FTJN29RJ65G36W7.SMALL.jpg badarsworkshop I recently purchased an Anet A8 3D Printer kit from Aliexpress for about $200 and went on a journey with it from the bare bones assembled printer to a highly capable, wireless enable, fine quality 3D printer. Although there are plenty of upgrade guides for the Anet A8, I still felt that all the upgr...
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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 05:41:23 PDT
Come Installare il Firmware Marlin Su Anet A8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Come-Installare-Il-Firmaew-Marlin-Su-Anet-A8/
Come Installare il Firmware Marlin Su Anet A8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/VG4F/J77R9KMI/FCBVG4FJ77R9KMI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/VG4F/J77R9KMI/FCBVG4FJ77R9KMI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/VG4F/J77R9KMI/FCBVG4FJ77R9KMI.SMALL.jpg AlessandroG2 Alcuni semplici passi per installare il firmware Marlin originale (1.5 mentre scrivo questa guida) sulla stampante Anet A8, che è ora supportata dal FW standard Scarica Ed Estrai Il Firmware 1. Scarica l'ultima versione del FW da http://marlinfw.org/meta/download/2. Estrai il file zip e cerca la...
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Mon, 4 Sep 2017 12:38:29 PDT
Keytool - 5 Tools in Your Pocket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Keytool-5-Tools-in-Your-Pocket/
Keytool - 5 Tools in Your Pocket! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/I6UC/JEYIRF73/FG0I6UCJEYIRF73.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/I6UC/JEYIRF73/FG0I6UCJEYIRF73.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/I6UC/JEYIRF73/FG0I6UCJEYIRF73.SMALL.jpg Lucasd136 The Keytool is a 5 keyholder with 5 everyday tools for everyone!I know, ''another keyholder?'' stick with me, this one is more than meets the eye.Check out the video above to see the 5 uses of the keytool!The keytool: Holds your keys so no more looking for the right oneHolds an USB so you always car...
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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 08:23:05 PDT
Removable shopping trolley tokens http://www.instructables.com/id/Removable-shopping-trolley-tokens/
Removable shopping trolley tokens - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/M0ZZ/IA8WOZ4M/FJHM0ZZIA8WOZ4M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/M0ZZ/IA8WOZ4M/FJHM0ZZIA8WOZ4M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/M0ZZ/IA8WOZ4M/FJHM0ZZIA8WOZ4M.SMALL.jpg Downunder35m Don't you hate it coming from work and still needing to go shopping?When you get to the shop and you need a trolley it will demand some currency, fake or real so the lock opens.You start digging your pockets for a coin, all while the rain is pouring down on you.Sure we all know these plastic tokens ...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 07:30:15 PDT
Sbase/Smoothieware - Use a Free PWM Pin and Power Expander or SSR to Control Fans. http://www.instructables.com/id/SbaseSmoothieware-Use-a-Free-PWM-Pin-and-Power-Exp/
Sbase/Smoothieware - Use a Free PWM Pin and Power Expander or SSR to Control Fans. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/GSD9/IP9RA7B8/FACGSD9IP9RA7B8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/GSD9/IP9RA7B8/FACGSD9IP9RA7B8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/GSD9/IP9RA7B8/FACGSD9IP9RA7B8.SMALL.jpg dintid Running out of available spots to attach a heated bed, hotend or a fan we do thankfully have the option to use one of the General Purpose Input/Output (GPIO) pins on the MKS Sbase and combine it with a Solid State Relay (SSR) to power the attached device.Please correct me if I use the GPIO term in e...
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 20:56:34 PDT
Easy PLA Removal of 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-PLA-Removal-of-3D-Prints/
Easy PLA Removal of 3D Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/SZRS/HF243QDT/FBESZRSHF243QDT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/SZRS/HF243QDT/FBESZRSHF243QDT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/SZRS/HF243QDT/FBESZRSHF243QDT.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker My experience in printing with PLA (Replicator 2) has been that the builds (raft or no raft) stick to the platform with tenacity!  A spatula and scraped knuckles eventually will remove the print. I tried using the painter's tape supplied, but it just ripped around big builds and left me with the sp...
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 16:59:53 PDT
Marlin-config http://www.instructables.com/id/Marlin-config/
Marlin-config - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/5WMB/J5CQF5OJ/FRN5WMBJ5CQF5OJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/5WMB/J5CQF5OJ/FRN5WMBJ5CQF5OJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/5WMB/J5CQF5OJ/FRN5WMBJ5CQF5OJ.SMALL.jpg akajes Everybody knows about most popular firmware for various 3d printers named as Marlin Firmware. Its ability is so wide and extends quickly due to a lot of people working about it.Huge amount of options and abilities confuses everybody, who sees it at first time.For simplifying and speed-up configurati...
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 05:48:27 PDT
Laminated 3D Printer (from Laser Cut Parts Only) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laminated-Prusa-I3-from-Laser-Cut-Parts-Only/
Laminated 3D Printer (from Laser Cut Parts Only) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/Z30M/JCAUN1W3/FHYZ30MJCAUN1W3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/Z30M/JCAUN1W3/FHYZ30MJCAUN1W3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/Z30M/JCAUN1W3/FHYZ30MJCAUN1W3.SMALL.jpg Core3D When I wanted to build my own first printer, I of course went with the Prusa I3 design. I joined a Makerspace so I could print the components to make it.Turns out, Makerspace 3D printers are fickle and down an awful lot. So instead of printing a 3D printer I decided to Laser cut my first printer. In...
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Sun, 14 Jan 2018 17:45:52 PST
Dual or multi color 3D Printing with single extruder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-or-Multi-color-Printing-With-Single-Extruder/
Dual or multi color 3D Printing with single extruder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/WCW6/IJOMUF2P/FAJWCW6IJOMUF2P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/WCW6/IJOMUF2P/FAJWCW6IJOMUF2P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/WCW6/IJOMUF2P/FAJWCW6IJOMUF2P.SMALL.jpg ldabague After using RepRap 3d printers for while, I thought that single color printing is getting a bit boring.Of course you can hand print or do airbrush painting, but it takes longer and requires more equipments.So I figured that there are several methods to print with multicolor plastics with a single ex...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:59:39 PST
Hummingbird http://www.instructables.com/id/Hummingbird/
Hummingbird - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/VZ6B/JGGTLZBM/FVUVZ6BJGGTLZBM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/VZ6B/JGGTLZBM/FVUVZ6BJGGTLZBM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/VZ6B/JGGTLZBM/FVUVZ6BJGGTLZBM.SMALL.jpg gzumwalt Hummingbird is a hummingbird themed automata I designed for my wife, who smiles from ear to ear while feeding and watching the gathering hummingbirds at our home. Hopefully it will bring smiles to many more faces.Hummingbird consists of 97 3D printed parts (38 unique parts) and, as I discovered, re...
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Thu, 8 Mar 2018 13:39:06 PST
3D Printed US Population Map http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-US-Population-Map/
3D Printed US Population Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/PBLJ/J3W29DPM/FIHPBLJJ3W29DPM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/PBLJ/J3W29DPM/FIHPBLJJ3W29DPM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/PBLJ/J3W29DPM/FIHPBLJJ3W29DPM.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus The United States is a big place and it's hard to have a feeling for where all of the people live. There are hundreds of millions of people after all. So many Americans.To get a better grasp of this I made a 3D map of the US based on the population density of each county. The more people per square ...
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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:08:30 PDT
How to 3D print a custom car model (1966 Chevy Bus) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-print-a-custom-car-model-1966-Chevy-Bus/
How to 3D print a custom car model (1966 Chevy Bus) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/ESG0/GYEUBEXI/FOBESG0GYEUBEXI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/ESG0/GYEUBEXI/FOBESG0GYEUBEXI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/ESG0/GYEUBEXI/FOBESG0GYEUBEXI.SMALL.jpg nclowar HISTORY My grandfather bought a 1966 Chevy bus and converted it into an RV, that my family used to take trips in every summer. I wanted to give him a model of this bus for Christmas, but since he had made so many modifications to it....I would need to create my own version in 3D and have it printed...
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Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:42:15 PST
Changing 3D printer filament on the fly/ multicolor prints! http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-3D-RoBo-3D-printer-filament-on-the-fly/
Changing 3D printer filament on the fly/ multicolor prints! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CAX9/I9YR8D62/FE0CAX9I9YR8D62.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CAX9/I9YR8D62/FE0CAX9I9YR8D62.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CAX9/I9YR8D62/FE0CAX9I9YR8D62.SMALL.jpg bman46 Have you ever got a knot in your 3D printer filament, or want to make a object multicolored without having 2 extruders? If so this is the instructable for you! Now you can make multicolor prints without a dual extruder!For this instructables you will need a 3D printer (I'm using the Robo 3D printer)...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 18:23:58 PDT
LED Mason Jar Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Mason-Jar-Lanterns/
LED Mason Jar Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/CKW3/JDYUVUTM/FX1CKW3JDYUVUTM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/CKW3/JDYUVUTM/FX1CKW3JDYUVUTM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/CKW3/JDYUVUTM/FX1CKW3JDYUVUTM.SMALL.jpg bekathwia In this easy 3D printing project, we'll build glowing mason jar lanterns containing a simple LED and battery circuit. Download my file or build your own custom lid using the Glow Circuit Assembly in Tinkercad, which is designed to hold the battery and LED together perfectly. I'll show you four diffe...
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Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:54:37 PST
Replace a Lost or Broken Battery Cover Using 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-a-Lost-or-Broken-Battery-Cover-Using-3D-Pr/
Replace a Lost or Broken Battery Cover Using 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/2TS5/JDUKMAZH/F8M2TS5JDUKMAZH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/2TS5/JDUKMAZH/F8M2TS5JDUKMAZH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/2TS5/JDUKMAZH/F8M2TS5JDUKMAZH.SMALL.jpg CorentinMMF This Instructable will help you to replace a battery cover using 3D design and 3D printing.Finding a replacement for a battery cover can be a real nightmare. Most of the time you have to buy a whole new device, and if you can find the spare part, it is usually expensive and it takes forever to be de...
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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:44:10 PST
Single Cylinder Air Engine, Experimental http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Cylinder-Air-Engine-Experimental/
Single Cylinder Air Engine, Experimental - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/H247/J7S1M117/FTQH247J7S1M117.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/H247/J7S1M117/FTQH247J7S1M117.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/H247/J7S1M117/FTQH247J7S1M117.SMALL.jpg gzumwalt A few months ago (June, 2017) I posted a video on my YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/popzct0214/videos) of Single Cylinder Air Engine, Experimental. After experiencing more than a few propeller strikes on my fingers, I put in on the shelf and decided not to publish it. Since then, I've...
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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:27:30 PDT
3D Printed Smart Phone Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Phone-Amplifier/
3D Printed Smart Phone Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/1P3T/IXUQ1QA4/F661P3TIXUQ1QA4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/1P3T/IXUQ1QA4/F661P3TIXUQ1QA4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/1P3T/IXUQ1QA4/F661P3TIXUQ1QA4.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This project is a great way to learn Tinkercad. I'll show you how to scale, rotate, move, create holes, group, and prepare a model for 3D printing.You'll make a stand with a tube that will make the sound coming from your phone's speaker bounce off of it and direct it outward, all without any electro...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:24:21 PST