Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:01:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 3D Printed Animatronic Puppet http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Animatronic-Puppet/
3D Printed Animatronic Puppet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/N5BR/J6CGC4VK/FBYN5BRJ6CGC4VK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/N5BR/J6CGC4VK/FBYN5BRJ6CGC4VK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/N5BR/J6CGC4VK/FBYN5BRJ6CGC4VK.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Meet Baby Bastion, the Overwatch inspired animatronic puppet! There's a huge variety of DIY robot projects on the internet, but a lot of them lack a means to express emotion. This instructable has lots of useful mechanisms that will help you take your robot to the next level.Image source: http://gam...
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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:28:07 PDT
V3, No Weld, 3D Printed, Electric Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/V3-No-Weld-3D-Printed-Electric-Longboard-DIY/
V3, No Weld, 3D Printed, Electric Longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/5OSP/IQB502B7/F2K5OSPIQB502B7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/5OSP/IQB502B7/F2K5OSPIQB502B7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/5OSP/IQB502B7/F2K5OSPIQB502B7.SMALL.jpg Saral Tayal Firstly, this is to be my final upgrade to my electric longboard. All my upgrades are geared towards the past year of me riding my longboard in the city and addressing the real life problems I faced with my electric board.The upgrades that I will discuss in this Instructable include A pocket friend...
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Wed, 6 Jul 2016 01:42:46 PDT
3D Printer RGB LED Feedback http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-RGB-LED-Feedback/
3D Printer RGB LED Feedback - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/NASC/IJAACCZM/FRANASCIJAACCZM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/NASC/IJAACCZM/FRANASCIJAACCZM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/NASC/IJAACCZM/FRANASCIJAACCZM.SMALL.jpg LVMJohnson1996 When I was in high school I was a tad jealous that the Makerbot we owned, had RGB temperature feedback. After I learned enough, I decided to replicate the design and add more feedback capabilities. With this you can turn the lights off and on; change colors for pauses, temperature, prep, cleaning; o...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 08:39:10 PST
Assemble Instruction of Geeetech Acrylic Prusa I3 Pro C http://www.instructables.com/id/Assemble-Instruction-of-Geeetech-Acrylic-Prusa-I3-/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 20:37:50 PDT
Flashing a Bootloader to the CR-10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-a-Bootloader-to-the-CR-10/
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:23:28 PDT
Unlocking Jedi Holocron Replica from Star Wars: The Clone Wars Animated http://www.instructables.com/id/Unlocking-Jedi-Holocron-Replica-From-Star-Wars-the/
Unlocking Jedi Holocron Replica from Star Wars: The Clone Wars Animated - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/U9UM/IN6977Z6/FDMU9UMIN6977Z6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/U9UM/IN6977Z6/FDMU9UMIN6977Z6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/U9UM/IN6977Z6/FDMU9UMIN6977Z6.SMALL.jpg sk8r540 This is a tutorial to make a light up and unlocking replica of the Jedi Holocron as seen in Star Wars: The Clone Wars Animated.This can go from a "locked" configuration to an "unlocking" configuration, and then to a "unlocked" configuration, and back again.What you will need:-STL files for panels, c...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 12:31:58 PDT
THB6064AH Nema 23 Motor Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/THB6064AH-Nema-23-Motor-Driver/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 09:33:28 PST
PS3/4 Controller LED Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/PS34-Controller-LED-Mod/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 08:15:00 PST
Preparing 3D scans for 3D printing, with Rhino and Netfabb Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Preparing-3D-scans-for-3D-printing-with-Rhino-and-/
Preparing 3D scans for 3D printing, with Rhino and Netfabb Pro - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/3KXY/HZQTG9E9/F213KXYHZQTG9E9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/3KXY/HZQTG9E9/F213KXYHZQTG9E9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/3KXY/HZQTG9E9/F213KXYHZQTG9E9.SMALL.jpg sophiekahn Raw 3D scans present a number of challenges for 3D printing. Unless the object was scanned in 360 degrees, the scan file will appear as a shell with no thickness. They also frequently contain holes, self-intersections, non-manifold geometry, and incorrectly oriented polygons. We need to address all ...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 08:51:10 PDT
3D Printed Town : Lac-Mégantic http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Town-Lac-Mégantic/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 09:01:10 PDT
How to Add Auto Bed Leveling Sensor to Geeetech Prusa I3 3D Printer DIY Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-Auto-Bed-Leveling-Sensor-to-Geeetech-Pr/
How to Add Auto Bed Leveling Sensor to Geeetech Prusa I3 3D Printer DIY Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/VYY3/IT150997/FE4VYY3IT150997.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/VYY3/IT150997/FE4VYY3IT150997.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/VYY3/IT150997/FE4VYY3IT150997.SMALL.jpg crita This instructable shows the 3DTouch Auto Leveling Sensor used on our Geeetech prusa I3 pro B 3d printer, you can see the printing quality is greatly improved even when the bed is titled. You can find more ditaled setting up and configurations on geeetech wiki. http://www.geeetech.com/wiki/index.p...
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 02:55:44 PDT
3D Printed Portable Bladeless Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Portable-Bladeless-Fan/
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Sun, 6 Aug 2017 18:33:10 PDT
How to Make a Daft Punk Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Daft-Punk-Helmet/
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 13:29:20 PDT
Machine Senses: Nose Smoke Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Machine-Senses-Nose-Smoke-Detector/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 17:02:35 PDT
DIY 3D Body Scanner Intro. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3D-Body-Scanner-Intro/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:39:14 PST
Sardauscan sub-30$ Opensource 3d laser scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Sardauscan-sub-30-Opensource-3d-laser-scanner/
Sardauscan sub-30$ Opensource 3d laser scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/EFQ3/I74L7PAX/FZIEFQ3I74L7PAX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/EFQ3/I74L7PAX/FZIEFQ3I74L7PAX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/EFQ3/I74L7PAX/FZIEFQ3I74L7PAX.SMALL.jpg Sardau Sardauscan is a open source Sub 30$ 3D laser scanner that you can easely print yourself.Even 12$ if you already have a hercule HD twist. Basicaly you just need a arduino nano, 1 to 4 line laser and a micro geared stepper (28BYJ-48). no external power needed. just 2 free usb port on your pc : one for...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 11:47:11 PDT
Improving 3D Prints with Hairspray http://www.instructables.com/id/Improving-Prints-With-Hairspray/
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Tue, 17 May 2016 08:46:58 PDT
ScrapRap: $50 3D printer (Final product) http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-3d-printer-for-under-100/
ScrapRap: $50 3D printer (Final product) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/9Q9U/IAY1O46F/F6L9Q9UIAY1O46F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/9Q9U/IAY1O46F/F6L9Q9UIAY1O46F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/9Q9U/IAY1O46F/F6L9Q9UIAY1O46F.SMALL.jpg rednax718 I built this printer out of completely salvaged materials from dot matrix printers, scanners, and scrap wood. The only things purchased were the hot end, threaded rod, and the ramps board. I am a high school student on a tight budget, so the goal of this project was to bring 3D printers to anyone wi...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 09:06:57 PDT
Trammel of Archimedes - 3D Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Trammel-of-Archimedes-3D-Print/
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 14:07:42 PST
​3D Printed Scaffolds for Cell Culture http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Scaffolds-for-Cell-Culture/
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Thu, 19 May 2016 09:17:58 PDT
3D Printing Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Pen/
3D Printing Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/QO8X/I8PQVNUO/FW5QO8XI8PQVNUO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/QO8X/I8PQVNUO/FW5QO8XI8PQVNUO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/QO8X/I8PQVNUO/FW5QO8XI8PQVNUO.SMALL.jpg cartercar__ Have you ever wanted to have a 3d printer? With its amazing DIY project usefulness, but it's just too expensive. Well, here's a nice, cheap, and easy way to make a 3d printing pen, which will get you started on your journey into the 3d printing world. This is a very cool hack that will give you the ...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:05:19 PDT
DIY 3D Printer Kits – Woes and Wonders http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3D-Printer-Kits-Woes-and-Wonders/
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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:22:19 PDT
T-flapClocK http://www.instructables.com/id/T-flapClocK/
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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 23:04:57 PST
All Lasercut 3D Printer (Prusa I3) Under 200$ Outstanding Performance No Printed Parts! http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Lasercut-3D-Printer-Prusa-I3-Under-200-Outstan/
All Lasercut 3D Printer (Prusa I3) Under 200$ Outstanding Performance No Printed Parts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/T583/IZYGFDFB/F9BT583IZYGFDFB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/T583/IZYGFDFB/F9BT583IZYGFDFB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/T583/IZYGFDFB/F9BT583IZYGFDFB.SMALL.jpg Noyan Pajoohesh Shahvar Hi everyone. I have used so many guides and tips from Instructables and it has helped me very much on my way and I felt that its time to give back to the community. Excuse my English if there are any errors! I remember the first days that I was introduced to 3d printing technology and my first 3d pr...
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Wed, 8 Mar 2017 10:29:22 PST
3D Printing Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-101-1-Introduction/
3D Printing Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/4PRM/IO0G7CZZ/FM74PRMIO0G7CZZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/4PRM/IO0G7CZZ/FM74PRMIO0G7CZZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/4PRM/IO0G7CZZ/FM74PRMIO0G7CZZ.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Welcome to your own personal 3D printing encyclopedia! In this section we'll cover the following:1. Additive Manufacturing TechnologiesWe start by identifying the different 3D printing technologies available to makers, discussing the pros and cons of each method. 2. 3D Modeling MethodsThere are seve...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 15:06:03 PDT
Parametric Chainmail in Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Parametric-Chainmail-in-Fusion-360/
Parametric Chainmail in Fusion 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/MRPH/J4EFQV1S/FAFMRPHJ4EFQV1S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/MRPH/J4EFQV1S/FAFMRPHJ4EFQV1S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/MRPH/J4EFQV1S/FAFMRPHJ4EFQV1S.SMALL.jpg markk7 Designing chain-mail just became a lot easier thanks to the "parametric" capabilities in Fusion 360. No more tedious copying-and-pasting or complex arraying all those hundreds of chain-mail links. Now you can change a couple of numbers and Fusion 360 automatically generates a completely new sheet of...
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:17:49 PDT
8 Planet Motorized Orrery - 3D Printed http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Planet-Motorized-Orrery-3D-Printed/
8 Planet Motorized Orrery - 3D Printed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/9BV0/J2GEWCSQ/FJ49BV0J2GEWCSQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/9BV0/J2GEWCSQ/FJ49BV0J2GEWCSQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/9BV0/J2GEWCSQ/FJ49BV0J2GEWCSQ.SMALL.jpg Widgetwizard For those not familiar with what an Orrery is I would like to offer a brief description. It is an apparatus used to illustrate the relative motion and sizes of planets to each other and their orbits around the sun. To put the orbit times in perspective I have listed the times for the planets below. ...
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Mon, 8 May 2017 18:22:34 PDT
3D Print a Protein: Modeling a Molecular Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-a-Protein-Modeling-a-Molecular-Machine/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 23:07:59 PDT
Wearable Iron Man Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-1/
Wearable Iron Man Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/8MN6/J44FXOQL/FE78MN6J44FXOQL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/8MN6/J44FXOQL/FE78MN6J44FXOQL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/8MN6/J44FXOQL/FE78MN6J44FXOQL.SMALL.jpg Jackofalltrades_ My name is Jack Monaco, but, like many people, I think it would be pretty cool if I was Iron Man. Every year at my school we have a week of rallying and class spirit competitions, and each day of this week has a dress theme, the first of which is character day. Being a maker, I tend to go all out on...
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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:18:23 PDT
Use 3d Printing to Cast Climbing Holds (or Anything Else) http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-3d-Printing-to-Cast-Climbing-Holds-or-Anything/
Use 3d Printing to Cast Climbing Holds (or Anything Else) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/041D/IJYUUVQC/FDD041DIJYUUVQC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/041D/IJYUUVQC/FDD041DIJYUUVQC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/041D/IJYUUVQC/FDD041DIJYUUVQC.SMALL.jpg shapespeare When my kids got interested in rock climbing my natural first thought was to build them a climbing wall. Okay, I like climbing as much as they do, probably more, but the kids always make a good excuse. "But sweetie, I bought the cnc vertical mill for the kids." As an avid 3d printer I thought why...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 22:07:54 PST
Airtight Dry Box for 3D Printer Filament http://www.instructables.com/id/Airtight-Dry-Box-for-3D-Printer-Filament/
Airtight Dry Box for 3D Printer Filament - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/8LVE/IL6XH43G/FYA8LVEIL6XH43G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/8LVE/IL6XH43G/FYA8LVEIL6XH43G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/8LVE/IL6XH43G/FYA8LVEIL6XH43G.SMALL.jpg mcfada If you have done a bit of 3D printing at home, you probably know from first hand experience that moisture can ruin plastic filament, especially PLA. Over time, moisture in the air is absorbed, and this can cause issues ranging from reduced print quality, to complete print failure. In my case, I hadn...
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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/
Tabletop Pull Back Tri-Mode Spring Motor Rolling Chassis - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/FB92/IZYGN9UA/F7YFB92IZYGN9UA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/FB92/IZYGN9UA/F7YFB92IZYGN9UA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/FB92/IZYGN9UA/F7YFB92IZYGN9UA.SMALL.jpg gzumwalt Tabletop Pull Back Tri-Mode Spring Motor Rolling Chassis is a fully 3D printed rolling chassis having 3 modes of operation, wind, power and coast.My earlier 3D printed windup vehicles used a key or knob to wind the spring. This vehicle uses a floating pinion gear designed to wind the spring when th...
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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/
Make 3d Printed Topo Maps of Anywhere - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/V5GK/IPJTFU5X/F76V5GKIPJTFU5X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/V5GK/IPJTFU5X/F76V5GKIPJTFU5X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/V5GK/IPJTFU5X/F76V5GKIPJTFU5X.SMALL.jpg shapespeare When I was a kid I was dragged through more National Park visitor centers than I can remember. For me the highlight was the always the miniature model of whatever park it was. By exploring that model you could experience the landscape as if you are a bird (or Superman) and able to fly around. Sta...
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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/
3D Scanning yourself in high resolution with a camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/SZB1/J3KFDCB3/FZ3SZB1J3KFDCB3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/SZB1/J3KFDCB3/FZ3SZB1J3KFDCB3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/SZB1/J3KFDCB3/FZ3SZB1J3KFDCB3.SMALL.jpg shuang peng In this instructable, I'll share with you how to create a 3d model of yourself with a camera. Then clean up, fix the mesh make them printable models.Things you'll need:A camera (or a phone with camera function)Autodesk RemakeAutodesk MudboxGeomagic studio (optional)A 3d printer (if you want to print...
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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/
OpenSAM 3D Printed Camera Stabilizer Steadicam Gimbal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/QAAP/I9QWHCPE/FZGQAAPI9QWHCPE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/QAAP/I9QWHCPE/FZGQAAPI9QWHCPE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/QAAP/I9QWHCPE/FZGQAAPI9QWHCPE.SMALL.jpg OpenSAM The OpenSAM by OHM is developed for filmmaking amateurs and professionals. The design allows a broad spectrum of cameras of varying sizes and weights to be stabilized. The use of 3D printing technology for the mechanical construction means that it can easily be reproduced and any design changes are ...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 08:57:34 PDT
Geneva Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Geneva-Mechanism/
Geneva Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/EHYB/HN6BQC4P/FDZEHYBHN6BQC4P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/EHYB/HN6BQC4P/FDZEHYBHN6BQC4P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/EHYB/HN6BQC4P/FDZEHYBHN6BQC4P.SMALL.jpg NUCAP_KDM A Geneva Mechanism is a commonly used mechanism for producing an intermittent rotary motion from a uniform input speed. The driven member, or star wheel, contains evenly spaced slots into which the roller of the driving crank slides into. The number of slots determines the ratio between the dwell (s...
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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/
How to tune Ember's print settings for new resins - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/F5QC/I5Z7M943/FCVF5QCI5Z7M943.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/F5QC/I5Z7M943/FCVF5QCI5Z7M943.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/F5QC/I5Z7M943/FCVF5QCI5Z7M943.SMALL.jpg bad-zima Do you have a new resin your want to try using in the Ember printer, or is a particular print giving you problems? In either case there is a good chance that changing the default printing parameters will allow you to get better results. Currently there are more than user adjustable 30 settings. Chan...
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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/
3D Printed Bionic Hand Skeleton - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/BJBN/J26EY3X8/FNSBJBNJ26EY3X8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/BJBN/J26EY3X8/FNSBJBNJ26EY3X8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/BJBN/J26EY3X8/FNSBJBNJ26EY3X8.SMALL.jpg HendoJ So here goes: This is my first personal project, my first 3D printed project, my first Fusion 360 project and my first Instructable ever. (Crowds applauding and cheering and some high school girls whistling in the back). I guess you could say I was a “Virginstructable” before this …A friend told me ...
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Mon, 1 May 2017 13:32:30 PDT