Instructables: exploring - technology - 3d print http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:48:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 ADD routes to your 3D print to make it light up http://www.instructables.com/id/ADD-routes-to-your-3D-print-to-make-it-light-up/
ADD routes to your 3D print to make it light up - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/6E8J/I1FQ8AZS/F2T6E8JI1FQ8AZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/6E8J/I1FQ8AZS/F2T6E8JI1FQ8AZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/6E8J/I1FQ8AZS/F2T6E8JI1FQ8AZS.SMALL.jpg SebastianKerner What we want to achieve:Hello DYI'ers in this instructable i´m gonna show you how to add routes and compartments to your 3D prints.With this you´ll be able to add LED / electronics to make it the perfect accessory right in time before Halloween.For this tutorial and as example i´ll use a 3D model o...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:56:49 PDT
3D Printed Microcontroller Dice Roller http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Microcontroller-Dice-Roller/
3D Printed Microcontroller Dice Roller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/48U4/I11YUGH5/F4148U4I11YUGH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/48U4/I11YUGH5/F4148U4I11YUGH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/48U4/I11YUGH5/F4148U4I11YUGH5.SMALL.jpg Will_W_76 This is a just-for-fun project I did in the Digilent MakerSpace. Usually whenever I play board games I use a dice-rolling smartphone app since dice are so easy to lose. I thought I would try making my own hardware version though. It turned out really well and was a lot of fun. In this Instructable I...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:37:54 PDT
How to Dye Your Nylon 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dye-Your-Nylon-3D-Prints/
How to Dye Your Nylon 3D Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/XNCB/I1B64MY2/FIXXNCBI1B64MY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/XNCB/I1B64MY2/FIXXNCBI1B64MY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/XNCB/I1B64MY2/FIXXNCBI1B64MY2.SMALL.jpg colleenjordan 3D printing is currently a big buzz word in the design, arts and crafts, and technology worlds. With the growing awareness and access to 3D printing technology, more and more hobbyists, designers, and crafters are creating their own projects and products with this technology. Online services like Sh...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:25:44 PDT
12 Inch Mazinger Z aka Tranzor Z http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Inch-Mazinger-Z-aka-Tranzor-Z/
12 Inch Mazinger Z aka Tranzor Z - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/EA1X/I155VOHZ/FPPEA1XI155VOHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/EA1X/I155VOHZ/FPPEA1XI155VOHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/EA1X/I155VOHZ/FPPEA1XI155VOHZ.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 This is a special project for me.. I grew up in Mexico till i was 11 years old so this Cartoon was actually known as Mazinger Z. However, i found that here in the states was known as Tranzor and was pretty famous here too. Anyways when i was little these kinda toys were not cheap and were not common...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:01:00 PDT
3D Printed Quadcopter with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Quadcopter-with-Arduino/
3D Printed Quadcopter with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/T3TO/I1941GSS/FGMT3TOI1941GSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/T3TO/I1941GSS/FGMT3TOI1941GSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/T3TO/I1941GSS/FGMT3TOI1941GSS.SMALL.jpg Nolan5454 Lately the news has been buzzing with stories of drone technology. Be it for delivery, recreation, or military purposes, unmanned flight is the future of aviation. Beginning in December 2013, I began working on a drone with several of my friends. We have created a drone that is 100% our own design. ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 05:50:08 PDT
Universal 3D-print Filament Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-3D-print-Filament-Filter/
Universal 3D-print Filament Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/E2EH/I10JEO2G/FOIE2EHI10JEO2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/E2EH/I10JEO2G/FOIE2EHI10JEO2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/E2EH/I10JEO2G/FOIE2EHI10JEO2G.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools This small accessory can protect your FFF 3D printer filament from two common issues - cleaning and lubrication.A sponge wipes the filament clean from any dust particles and prevents them clogging the extruder. By dropping a few drops of common mineral oil on the sponge the filament passing through ...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 07:51:28 PDT
Ultimate Graffiti Reaper Designer toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Graffiti-Reaper-Designer-toys/
Ultimate Graffiti Reaper Designer toys - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/2ZWE/I0R0VI9X/FO62ZWEI0R0VI9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/2ZWE/I0R0VI9X/FO62ZWEI0R0VI9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/2ZWE/I0R0VI9X/FO62ZWEI0R0VI9X.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 I been Designing Toys for a little while Some of my earliest work has been a 3D Printed Spray Can character that like to spray graffiti work with it's own tiny spray can. I made numerous variations of this guy in Many different sizes.. This time i wanted to try something with skulls and graffiti.. A...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 07:51:18 PDT
prepare 3d model for 3d print http://www.instructables.com/id/prepare-3d-model-for-3d-print/
prepare 3d model for 3d print - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/KM85/I0R0UQBU/FL2KM85I0R0UQBU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/KM85/I0R0UQBU/FL2KM85I0R0UQBU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/KM85/I0R0UQBU/FL2KM85I0R0UQBU.SMALL.jpg morphonaut Hey there,In this instructable. I'm going to show you how to prepare your 3d models in zbrush so you can print them without any errors. Sculpting your character Choose your favorite character and sculpt it in zbrush. I'm not going to show you how to sculpt in zbrush in this instructbale because...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 20:36:49 PDT
Water Works: 3D prints of the San Francisco Water System with Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Works-3D-prints-of-the-San-Francisco-Water-S/
Water Works: 3D prints of the San Francisco Water System with Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SMALL.jpg scottkildall Water Works is a data-visualization and mapping of the San Francisco water infrastructure: the pipes, hydrants and treatment plants that comprise the circulatory network of the city.For this project, I've created three 3D prints mounted on a wood-etched map based on infrastructure data. They are the...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:47:56 PDT
Slipcast Mold Creation: 3D Model, 3D Print, Plaster Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Slipcast-Mold-Creation-3D-Model-3D-Print-Plaster-M/
Slipcast Mold Creation: 3D Model, 3D Print, Plaster Mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/J5W1/I0A56HEY/FZ9J5W1I0A56HEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/J5W1/I0A56HEY/FZ9J5W1I0A56HEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/J5W1/I0A56HEY/FZ9J5W1I0A56HEY.SMALL.jpg crumbtrail This is the first phase in a long (ongoing) process that will allow me to produce many copies of a ceramic lamp prototype. I started the prototyping process thinking I was simply going to prove out the feasibility and structural integrity of a much larger model. But I liked the smaller version so mu...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:27:37 PDT
How to do recursive-like modeling in Tinkercad http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-recursive-like-modeling-in-Tinkercad/
How to do recursive-like modeling in Tinkercad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/IDRA/HZZRJPA1/FCNIDRAHZZRJPA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/IDRA/HZZRJPA1/FCNIDRAHZZRJPA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/IDRA/HZZRJPA1/FCNIDRAHZZRJPA1.SMALL.jpg Ladycartoonist I really love the look of recursive math-y things, but as of now I can't program (or math) nearly well enough. But I still want to make cool, fractally-weird stuff. Duuuuude. Fractals. So you think recursive models are neat but can't code worth a lick I really love the look of recursive math-y th...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:00 PDT
3D-printable coffee table (coaster) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-coffee-table-coaster/
3D-printable coffee table (coaster) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools This miniature model of a coffee table is made to be used in dollhouses or as a unique coffee cup coaster for your desktop.The tabletop, frame and legs are designed to be 3D-printed and assembled with glue-less snap-fit joints. Download the 3D-files and 3D-print them Download the STL files in thi...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:44:12 PDT
3D Printed Audio Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Audio-Jewelry/
3D Printed Audio Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix These pieces of jewelry look just as they sound. For example, the shape of these earrings is based on the shape of the sound I make when saying the word “earring”. You can also make a necklace by saying the word “necklace”. This project is inspired by Thiago Hersan’s Instructable Spoken Word Chess...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:02:27 PDT
1€ filament spool holder http://www.instructables.com/id/1-filament-spool-holder/
1€ filament spool holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5EHR/HYU8CPMC/F025EHRHYU8CPMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5EHR/HYU8CPMC/F025EHRHYU8CPMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5EHR/HYU8CPMC/F025EHRHYU8CPMC.SMALL.jpg universalist My girlfriend had the idea when a filament spool wouldn't fit my 3d printer with a 30mm mount hole.I think it's the best spool holder for less than 1€ in the world, ever.But don't take my word for it, see yourself:It will fit any mount hole diameter and is large enough for spools with up to 20cm dia...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:57:06 PDT
GoPro Clamp Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Clamp-Mount/
GoPro Clamp Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/FV0P/HYJ3X5JH/F15FV0PHYJ3X5JH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/FV0P/HYJ3X5JH/F15FV0PHYJ3X5JH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/FV0P/HYJ3X5JH/F15FV0PHYJ3X5JH.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Tripods are limited in functionality and they get in the way in a crowded shop. Enter the GoPro Clamp Mount! I designed this mount to fit on a standard one-handed bar clamp with 4 axes of articulation, making it easy to mount a gopro just about anywhere. 3D Model I modeled the mount in Fusion 3...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:41:47 PDT
Falcon Hand V1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Falcon-Hand-V1/
Falcon Hand V1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/JR4W/HYHGGF8F/FHSJR4WHYHGGF8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/JR4W/HYHGGF8F/FHSJR4WHYHGGF8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/JR4W/HYHGGF8F/FHSJR4WHYHGGF8F.SMALL.jpg B-town Our first contribution to the E-nable community.This hand is a research platform for the development of various 3d printed prosthetic ideas. Namely the Radial-Ulnar deviation controlled grip patterns, eliminated elastic cording/soft control cables, eliminated knot tying, minimized hardware, and a ne...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 15:25:28 PDT
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Eyes-and-Wii-Nunchuck/
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SMALL.jpg techiebot I found this 3D file on Thingiverse by Micropuller. I quickly realized that the file creates an oversized eye unit. But I still wanted to explore creating an animatronic face that I could control with an Arduino.The more I thought about it, the more I thought that I could create a creature head th...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:40:26 PDT
3D Printed Bike Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Bike-Planter/
3D Printed Bike Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/R6Y7/HY12D66W/FWNR6Y7HY12D66W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/R6Y7/HY12D66W/FWNR6Y7HY12D66W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/R6Y7/HY12D66W/FWNR6Y7HY12D66W.SMALL.jpg deenakhattab One day I was chillin' in the 3D print shop at Pier 9 when I got to conversing with my pal, Rachel. She casually mentioned a bike commuter Instructable she was working on. I thought nothing of it until I was seated at my desk, staring at a tupperware of air plants left over from a previous project I...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:33:59 PDT
3D Printed Halloween Ghost ignited with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Halloween-Ghost-ignited-with-LEDs/
3D Printed Halloween Ghost ignited with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/B0L3/HXV5XZ30/FGYB0L3HXV5XZ30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/B0L3/HXV5XZ30/FGYB0L3HXV5XZ30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/B0L3/HXV5XZ30/FGYB0L3HXV5XZ30.SMALL.jpg 3DPrintingGirls This cute 3D Printed Ghost is perfect for your Halloween party or library program! Use this Instructable as a guide for your MAKER program. 3D print the Ghost Here’s the file for the Ghost – (not my design)http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:163877I printed ½ scale on a Printrbot Simple that I built...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 19:33:00 PDT
3D Printed Robot Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Robot-Arm/
3D Printed Robot Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/XKT8/HXQMVODY/FYRXKT8HXQMVODY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/XKT8/HXQMVODY/FYRXKT8HXQMVODY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/XKT8/HXQMVODY/FYRXKT8HXQMVODY.SMALL.jpg Beaconsfield This robot arm is made almost entirely of 3D printed parts that snap together. It has three servo-controlled joints, plus a rotating base and gripper. The arm is controlled by a series of buttons that connect to an Arduino Uno hidden in the base. A simple circuit makes connecting the servos and bu...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:24:51 PDT
(3D Printed) Block Print Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Block-Print-Generator/
(3D Printed) Block Print Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/E54S/HXDP5LNU/F3ME54SHXDP5LNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/E54S/HXDP5LNU/F3ME54SHXDP5LNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/E54S/HXDP5LNU/F3ME54SHXDP5LNU.SMALL.jpg pseaton Here's a 3D printing project that's simple enough for grandma to enjoy, and fast enough to make all your holiday cards. Using a new in-browser JavaScript tool I've just made, you'll be able to take a digital photo and turn it into a halftone block printing plate with no 3d modelling experience, no s...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 22:28:44 PDT
Custom Prosthetics with a Wacom Tablet and Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Prosthetics-with-a-Wacom-Tablet-and-Fusion-/
Custom Prosthetics with a Wacom Tablet and Fusion 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/S5QO/HWZ4ZJPN/FCES5QOHWZ4ZJPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/S5QO/HWZ4ZJPN/FCES5QOHWZ4ZJPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/S5QO/HWZ4ZJPN/FCES5QOHWZ4ZJPN.SMALL.jpg alexglow I'm working on a robotic mohawk, which perches atop the wearer's head and responds to their brainwaves. This calls for a rigid "headspine" to hold the movable spikes in place.My first iteration was built from yarn-wrapped armature wire and nylon tubing, to support the actuation mechanism I was plann...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 18:36:11 PDT
Recursive Object Creation in Maya using MEL and 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Recursive-Object-Creation-in-Maya-using-MEL-and-3D/
Recursive Object Creation in Maya using MEL and 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/291H/HWNUDNAX/FU8291HHWNUDNAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/291H/HWNUDNAX/FU8291HHWNUDNAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/291H/HWNUDNAX/FU8291HHWNUDNAX.SMALL.jpg ma77er This instructable will show you how to create a recursive object in Maya using the MEL (Maya Embedded Language) scripting language. In addition, it will cover how to 3D print these objects using an Objet Eden 260V.Materials you will need:1. Autodesk Maya 2014 Software2. McNeel Rhinoceros Software3. ...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:25:07 PDT
3d printed Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-Instructables-Robot/
3d printed Instructables Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/I56P/HWNU7P6N/FGCI56PHWNU7P6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/I56P/HWNU7P6N/FGCI56PHWNU7P6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/I56P/HWNU7P6N/FGCI56PHWNU7P6N.SMALL.jpg LarryKing This is a 3d print of the Instructables Robot, there are four pieces that assemble to create it, two legs a body and the head. I'm entering in the Robot challengeFind STL files here on thingiverse Design and print the parts I designed all the parts on AutoCAD, the body has a hole in the top that...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:45:46 PDT
Geodesic Dome: Build a Lamp or a Space Ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Geodesic-Dome-Build-a-Lamp-or-a-Space-Ship/
Geodesic Dome: Build a Lamp or a Space Ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/VWQ3/HW37KYIX/FC8VWQ3HW37KYIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/VWQ3/HW37KYIX/FC8VWQ3HW37KYIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/VWQ3/HW37KYIX/FC8VWQ3HW37KYIX.SMALL.jpg dailyvice Here are two scalabe joints for making your own bucky balls. You can download the stl files, chop up bamboo skewers, and build it to the size you want..."There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly." - Buckminster Fuller Here are two joints for your buckyball expe...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 07:23:34 PDT
3D-printable split filament spool with threaded joint http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-split-filament-spool-with-threaded-jo/
3D-printable split filament spool with threaded joint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/VDH0/HW0FUQ9W/FZEVDH0HW0FUQ9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/VDH0/HW0FUQ9W/FZEVDH0HW0FUQ9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/VDH0/HW0FUQ9W/FZEVDH0HW0FUQ9W.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools This 3D printable filament spool measures 135 mm i diameter (≈ 5 inches). Fully winded it contains approximately 350 grams of 1.75 mm filament (≈ 12 ounces). It fits shafts with a diameter of 16 mm or smaller.The spool is made of two separate parts with a female and male threaded connection. The des...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 12:19:08 PDT
A Functioning 3D Printed Electric Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Electric-Switch/
A Functioning 3D Printed Electric Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/8TM3/HW0FXG2K/FZH8TM3HW0FXG2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/8TM3/HW0FXG2K/FZH8TM3HW0FXG2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/8TM3/HW0FXG2K/FZH8TM3HW0FXG2K.SMALL.jpg bfk This is an electric momentary switch for small, low voltage, low amp projects. It still needs to be fully tested, but I've already successfully made printed projects that incorporate non-plastic materials embedded within 3D printed items and fully functioning, mechanical objects for quite some time...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:18:08 PDT
3D Printed Pebble Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Pebble-Charger/
3D Printed Pebble Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/C59P/HVV0O6IC/F7OC59PHVV0O6IC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/C59P/HVV0O6IC/F7OC59PHVV0O6IC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/C59P/HVV0O6IC/F7OC59PHVV0O6IC.SMALL.jpg zjenja This little charger for your Pebble Smartwatch can be made within 30 minutes. We are going to make the entire charger (yes, including the USB plug!). Instead of using magnets, this charger snaps nicely on your watch. This allows you to leave it directly in the USB port.It works great as an alternati...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 08:58:38 PDT
Beautiful tap-light night-light http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-tap-light-night-light/
Beautiful tap-light night-light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/LFE5/HW0FVXYA/FGNLFE5HW0FVXYA.SMALL.jpg mrakuaku Here's a fun and simple project showing you how to make some tactile night-light/mood-lights that turn on and off when you tap them. They're cheap (less than $1 a piece), cool and don't take that long to make!*Update - June 4 2014 - add florescent luminescence and give an almost radio active glow to...
By: mrakuaku

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Thu, 29 May 2014 22:47:53 PDT
Articulated Figure 3D Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulated-Figure-3D-Print/
Articulated Figure 3D Print - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/1QG9/HV3FI4ZL/FMO1QG9HV3FI4ZL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/1QG9/HV3FI4ZL/FMO1QG9HV3FI4ZL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/1QG9/HV3FI4ZL/FMO1QG9HV3FI4ZL.SMALL.jpg BLOCKULAR This tutorial will show you how to make an articulated figure for 3D printing using a combination of Blender and Tinkercad.The first step in making an articulated figure for 3D printing is to figure out what range of motion you are trying to get out of the figure. For the figure in this tutorial, y...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 03:29:51 PDT
Motorising Any Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorising-Any-Model/
Motorising Any Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/XAPS/HURHUGPN/FX5XAPSHURHUGPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/XAPS/HURHUGPN/FX5XAPSHURHUGPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/XAPS/HURHUGPN/FX5XAPSHURHUGPN.SMALL.jpg jaker3278 There are a lot of plastic kits you can buy but they are static when done. It does not have to be this way any more. Modern technology allows you to modify your toys in interesting ways. This is one example of how 3d printing and electronics can transform a humble plastic model into a seething monst...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 08:03:13 PDT
Augment Your Reality With The iTorch raspberry pi flashlight projector http://www.instructables.com/id/iTorch-raspberry-pi-flashlight-projector/
Augment Your Reality With The iTorch raspberry pi flashlight projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/K12J/HTZY4C3F/F52K12JHTZY4C3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/K12J/HTZY4C3F/F52K12JHTZY4C3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/K12J/HTZY4C3F/F52K12JHTZY4C3F.SMALL.jpg MrTravisHiggins UPDATE: May 3rd - Playing Minecraft on the newer iTorch :) UPDATE: NEW iTorch 3D printed version! && Finally uploaded some videos, hope you like them. :) Post by ITorch Media Sharing. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=292394047593097 iTorch Media Sharing Created By: T...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:19:17 PDT
Create a printable 3d mockingjay pendant in 5 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-printable-3d-mockingjay-pendant-in-5-minu/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/MSXH/HTT5QYZ9/F8XMSXHHTT5QYZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/MSXH/HTT5QYZ9/F8XMSXHHTT5QYZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/MSXH/HTT5QYZ9/F8XMSXHHTT5QYZ9.SMALL.jpg eXtrudy This tutorial shows how to create your own mockingjay pendant. You just need one image (e.g. from google image search) and the free software "eXtrudy". The pendant took less than 5 minutes and is ready for 3d printing. Steps: 1. Get eXtrudy from thingiverse or www.extrudy.net - it's really free - n...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:15:12 PDT
3D-printing buildings from REVIT - FabLab Innovation http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printing-buildings-from-REVIT-FabLab-Innovation/
3D-printing buildings from REVIT - FabLab Innovation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/XQR0/HTIWJBXV/F9RXQR0HTIWJBXV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/XQR0/HTIWJBXV/F9RXQR0HTIWJBXV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/XQR0/HTIWJBXV/F9RXQR0HTIWJBXV.SMALL.jpg JeppeMikkelsen Problem The problem when one wants to 3D-print from revit is the following:   The model is downscaled, so thin places are very fragile. Transparent objects will still be printed, and thereby be white. The model can not be opened, so one can not see inside the building.   In t...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 01:55:57 PDT
3D Printed Dual-Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Handheld-Dual-Fan/
3D Printed Dual-Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/1IH1/HTHKFLZ2/FEM1IH1HTHKFLZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/1IH1/HTHKFLZ2/FEM1IH1HTHKFLZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/1IH1/HTHKFLZ2/FEM1IH1HTHKFLZ2.SMALL.jpg enelson8 This is a 3d printable dual fan I printed in my spare time. it is useful for many things such as camping (beating the heat),and it could be easily rigged to do other things. Materials The materials are simple, and can be bought online or at any electronic store. 1- 3d printer, if you have a 3d ...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 19:55:44 PDT
Laser Cut Helical Springs http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Helical-Springs/
Laser Cut Helical Springs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/192J/HTVIEVSR/F8A192JHTVIEVSR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/192J/HTVIEVSR/F8A192JHTVIEVSR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/192J/HTVIEVSR/F8A192JHTVIEVSR.SMALL.gif adamwatters I created the helical spring GIFified1 above by using the Trotec rotary attachment in a Speedy 300 to laser cut a 3D printed PLA plastic tube. It is one of many helical springs I've laser cut over the past three months2. The springs vary in design and material - so far, I have used 3D printed ...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:37:24 PDT
Sound Fruit - How to Make a Sculptural Audio Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Fruit-How-to-Make-a-Sculptural-Audio-Visuali/
Sound Fruit - How to Make a Sculptural Audio Visualizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/LF6Q/HTIWIPR7/F8FLF6QHTIWIPR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/LF6Q/HTIWIPR7/F8FLF6QHTIWIPR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/LF6Q/HTIWIPR7/F8FLF6QHTIWIPR7.SMALL.jpg flesh_dog Sound Fruit is a project I did to study a free graphic scripting software called Processing. It consists of a little program that translates a mp3-file into a 3-dimensional object in .dxf format. The exported object is essentially an expression of sound, frozen in time. Depending on what sound you f...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 22:16:08 PDT
3D Printed Reaction Diffusion Patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Reaction-Diffusion-Patterns/
3D Printed Reaction Diffusion Patterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZISO/HT9B1CMX/F1SZISOHT9B1CMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZISO/HT9B1CMX/F1SZISOHT9B1CMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZISO/HT9B1CMX/F1SZISOHT9B1CMX.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali I'm inspired by the visual and sculptural works of: Nervous System: http://n-e-r-v-o-u-s.com/ Karsten Schmidt: http://postspectacular.com/ Jonathan McCabe: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jonathanmccabe/sets/ Peter Jellitsch: http://www.peterjellitsch.com Daniel Widrig: http://w...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:07:48 PDT
Make your own 3D printed Chinese space ship and station http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-3D-printed-Chinese-space-ship-and-st/
Make your own 3D printed Chinese space ship and station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/8AH4/HSBWQTEY/FEO8AH4HSBWQTEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/8AH4/HSBWQTEY/FEO8AH4HSBWQTEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/8AH4/HSBWQTEY/FEO8AH4HSBWQTEY.SMALL.jpg gpvillamil The Chinese space program has been very active recently, with a remote controlled Moon landing mission (Chang'e and Yutu) in December, and the launch of a manned space capsule (Shenzhou) and space station (Tiangong 1) last year. This Instructable will show you to 3D print and assemble your very ...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 14:51:20 PST
Tiny Planet: A 3D Printed Mechanical Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Planet-A-3D-Printed-Mechanical-Sculpture/
Tiny Planet: A 3D Printed Mechanical Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/H2OY/HS18ELV4/FRPH2OYHS18ELV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/H2OY/HS18ELV4/FRPH2OYHS18ELV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/H2OY/HS18ELV4/FRPH2OYHS18ELV4.SMALL.jpg tinkertinker I created this small mechanical sculpture using almost entirely 3D printed parts. The axles are steel, and there is some metal hardware as well: shaft collars to hold the axles/gears in place, a couple bronze flanged bearings and some ball bearings to make the central axle and planetary gear parts m...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:22:42 PST
Easily scan your self using a Kinect to print a 3d figurine http://www.instructables.com/id/Print-yourself-with-a-Kinect/
Easily scan your self using a Kinect to print a 3d figurine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/T5C1/HRWNC3MK/FUAT5C1HRWNC3MK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/T5C1/HRWNC3MK/FUAT5C1HRWNC3MK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/T5C1/HRWNC3MK/FUAT5C1HRWNC3MK.SMALL.jpg #5000 Using only a Kinect, a decent computer running on windows and free software, you can create an stl file of yourself, and it is surprisingly easy. Materials: Kinect (try a local  pawn shop or ebay) Kinect power/USB adapter- http://www.amazon.com/Power-Supply-Cable-Kinect-Xbox-360/dp/B004S7GA46 somet...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:47:28 PST
How to assemble your universal spool holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-assemble-your-double-filament-reel-supporte/
How to assemble your universal spool holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/RTQR/HRBE2FQ6/FO8RTQRHRBE2FQ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/RTQR/HRBE2FQ6/FO8RTQRHRBE2FQ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/RTQR/HRBE2FQ6/FO8RTQRHRBE2FQ6.SMALL.jpg robosavvy Lay out all hardware Press the bearings on to the printed parts On both longer rods: - Thread a wing nut to somewhere in the middle of each rod - Slide the circular printed parts with two bearings until they meet the nut in the middle - Thread another wing nut so that the circular pi...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 01:44:01 PST
3D-printed scale model of EUR pallet (made of wood-based filament) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-scale-model-of-EUR-pallet-made-of-wood-/
3D-printed scale model of EUR pallet (made of wood-based filament) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/3YMS/HRPSXTCZ/FFJ3YMSHRPSXTCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/3YMS/HRPSXTCZ/FFJ3YMSHRPSXTCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/3YMS/HRPSXTCZ/FFJ3YMSHRPSXTCZ.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools There is a certain fascination we have regarding miniatures and caricatures of real-life objects. Seeing and holding a scale model always creates smiles. Therefore we wanted to honour an unsung object which does a great donkey-work carrying goods all over the world - The pallet! To further give t...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 13:11:26 PST
Customizable 3D Printed Charms for Valentine's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-3D-Printed-Charms-for-Valentines-Day/
Customizable 3D Printed Charms for Valentine's Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/UAKZ/HRBNAHUB/FMIUAKZHRBNAHUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/UAKZ/HRBNAHUB/FMIUAKZHRBNAHUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/UAKZ/HRBNAHUB/FMIUAKZHRBNAHUB.SMALL.jpg awunderman Here's your chance to turn lovable Doge into a fashion accessory for all the world to see, or gift it to your sweetheart because nothing says "I love you" more than that shibe face. If you're looking for Valentine's Day ideas, look no further. Charmr is a customizer on the 123D website that allo...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 08:14:46 PST
Heisenberg Blue Meth Iphone 5 case made with silicone mold and clear blue plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/Heisenberg-Blue-Meth-Iphone-5-case-made-with-silic/
Heisenberg Blue Meth Iphone 5 case made with silicone mold and clear blue plastic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/VL35/HR9V9J22/FI8VL35HR9V9J22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/VL35/HR9V9J22/FI8VL35HR9V9J22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/VL35/HR9V9J22/FI8VL35HR9V9J22.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 you can now order one of these hand made case here http://nuproto.com/blueicecase.html I been Designing cases for a long time. You can see my cases and my slim wallets here https://www.shapeways.com/shops/amznfx I always wanted to make a silicone mold so i can make my own cases using pourable pl...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 08:59:03 PST
How to decorate a 3D printed unicorn http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-decorate-a-3D-printed-unicorn/
How to decorate a 3D printed unicorn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/2VY7/HRBE290W/FT92VY7HRBE290W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/2VY7/HRBE290W/FT92VY7HRBE290W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/2VY7/HRBE290W/FT92VY7HRBE290W.SMALL.jpg Angie.Jieli The 3D prints from the most offordable and popular FDM printers usually comes in one color. I decide to decorate a 3D printed unicorn and make it look more interesting . The original model I created with TinkerCAD https://tinkercad.com/things/1raTkXShJZu-my-unicorn/edit The STL is attached Pr...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 05:00:31 PST
Image to printable stl file http://www.instructables.com/id/Image-to-printable-stl-file/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/NPUP/HR0AWFX4/FZRNPUPHR0AWFX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/NPUP/HR0AWFX4/FZRNPUPHR0AWFX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/NPUP/HR0AWFX4/FZRNPUPHR0AWFX4.SMALL.jpg eXtrudy This tutorial shows how to create a printable 3d object (as stl file) from one ore more 2d images ("The Birth of Venus" by Botticelli and a "Venus of Milo" depth image). It took less than 10 minutes in eXtrudy and is ready for 3d printing. Steps: 1. Get eXtrudy from thingiverse or www.extrudy.net -...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 15:45:19 PST
The best way to remove 3D prints from build platform http://www.instructables.com/id/The-best-way-to-remove-3D-prints-from-build-platfo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/XKFW/HQSV2P2F/FS9XKFWHQSV2P2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/XKFW/HQSV2P2F/FS9XKFWHQSV2P2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/XKFW/HQSV2P2F/FS9XKFWHQSV2P2F.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools Removing 3D-prints from a 3D printer's build plate can be a bit tricky - specially if the bottom surface area is large. In this video we show a very easy way to remove such 3D prints from the build plate without damaging the model or the build plate. This example shows a 3D printed model of a table...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 08:25:50 PST
How to build a Printrbot Simple ! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Printrbot-Simple-/
How to build a Printrbot Simple ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/I1M3/HQ1E9BEZ/F5JI1M3HQ1E9BEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/I1M3/HQ1E9BEZ/F5JI1M3HQ1E9BEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/I1M3/HQ1E9BEZ/F5JI1M3HQ1E9BEZ.SMALL.jpg robosavvy Excited to get your Printrbot Simple assembled and printing? Let us take you through the steps! Firstly these are the tools you will need for the build: Screw driver 2.5mm hex wrench 1.5mm hex wrench Electric screw driver Rubber mallet Super glue Threadlock blue glue Scissors Permanent marker pen ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 02:49:28 PST
2D Image to printable 3D http://www.instructables.com/id/2D-Image-to-printable-3D/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/MQNO/HPXOVV6K/F8BMQNOHPXOVV6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/MQNO/HPXOVV6K/F8BMQNOHPXOVV6K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/MQNO/HPXOVV6K/F8BMQNOHPXOVV6K.SMALL.jpg eXtrudy This tutorial shows how to create a printable 3d object (e.g. a keychain) from a 2d image (chat noir poster). It took less than 10 minutes in eXtrudy and is ready for 3d printing. Steps: 1. Get eXtrudy from thingiverse or www.extrudy.net - it's really free - no demo, no registration, no spyware 2. ...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 09:20:37 PST