Instructables: exploring - technology - 3d printing http://www.instructables.com Mon, 31 Aug 2015 06:15:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Phone case with built-in MicroSD reader http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-case-with-built-in-MicroSD-reader/
Phone case with built-in MicroSD reader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/K031/IDUQV0T6/F4YK031IDUQV0T6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/K031/IDUQV0T6/F4YK031IDUQV0T6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/K031/IDUQV0T6/F4YK031IDUQV0T6.SMALL.jpg jackal0206 The introduction below is my rant about the lack of storage space on my phone and how I got inspired and motivated to create this project. Feel free to skip ahead and dive into the instruction starting at Step 1.Cellphone is an essential tool in many people's day to day life now; as our phone gets m...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:02:44 PDT
Wedding Cake Toppers, Seat Saver Name Plates, & Photo Booth Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Cake-Toppers-Seat-Saver-Name-Plates-Photo-/
Wedding Cake Toppers, Seat Saver Name Plates, & Photo Booth Fun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Objective: Create a 3D model from an image. This is also how you can easily create a Cake Topper, Photo Booth Goodies Such as mustaches, signs, glasses etc. Skip to the last step (Step 7) to see the easiest method, however it may not be sufficient for more complicated models.Also search Thingiverse ...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:23:45 PDT
3D Printing My Wedding Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-My-Wedding-Ring/
3D Printing My Wedding Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SYDA/IDUQS5UR/FV7SYDAIDUQS5UR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SYDA/IDUQS5UR/FV7SYDAIDUQS5UR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SYDA/IDUQS5UR/FV7SYDAIDUQS5UR.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Difficulty: IntermediateObjective: Learn how to go about printing jewelry, specifically custom wedding rings, and hear my experience with doing so.To see more about 3D Printing visit the blog at: 3d Printing Ninja Why You Should 3D Print Your Wedding Ring At first I didn't even consider 3D printi...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:55:25 PDT
3D Printed Wedding Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Wedding-Rings/
3D Printed Wedding Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/LD0Z/IDTAWO4E/F11LD0ZIDTAWO4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/LD0Z/IDTAWO4E/F11LD0ZIDTAWO4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/LD0Z/IDTAWO4E/F11LD0ZIDTAWO4E.SMALL.jpg ModMischief Reasons you might want 3D printed wedding rings: Unique - no one else will have rings like yours (unless, of course, you share your design) Totally custom - the design is limited only by your creativity and can easily be sized for tiny fingers or monster hands Easy to make - all you need is some...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:37:38 PDT
Prototyping with Light PIpes http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-with-Light-PIpes/
Prototyping with Light PIpes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/ET40/IDSN9DJ4/FNWET40IDSN9DJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/ET40/IDSN9DJ4/FNWET40IDSN9DJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/ET40/IDSN9DJ4/FNWET40IDSN9DJ4.SMALL.jpg fictiv The advent of 3D-printable transparent materials has opened doors to new possibilities with rapid prototyping for optical applications. Now, we can consider how to use and manipulate light in 3D printed parts.Light pipes, sometimes referred to as light guides or light tubes, are physical components ...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:42:27 PDT
3D Print Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Bracelet/
3D Print Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/UBUW/IDRP8EKG/FOUUBUWIDRP8EKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/UBUW/IDRP8EKG/FOUUBUWIDRP8EKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/UBUW/IDRP8EKG/FOUUBUWIDRP8EKG.SMALL.jpg TDiguet You want an original bracelet, one than nobody had.This bracelet can be realised with a 3D Printer and some cloth.With this bracelet, you're sure to have something unique on your wrist. Find the good cloth First, you must choose the right fabric for your bracelet.For this you should choose a fair...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:43:30 PDT
Using Wax to Waterproof 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Wax-to-Waterproof-3D-Prints/
Using Wax to Waterproof 3D Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/W6LX/IDQHXUA1/FIZW6LXIDQHXUA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/W6LX/IDQHXUA1/FIZW6LXIDQHXUA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/W6LX/IDQHXUA1/FIZW6LXIDQHXUA1.SMALL.jpg Jubal117 Recently on http://www.thingiverse.com/ there was a contest called "Make it Float" which made me question whether a 3d printed part will naturally have the capacity to keep water from flowing in through the delicately laid lines that make up the piece. After a little research and checking out some o...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:01:17 PDT
3D Printed Stepper Motor V1.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Stepper-Motor-V11/
3D Printed Stepper Motor V1.1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z60N/IDQHOHJQ/FEUZ60NIDQHOHJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z60N/IDQHOHJQ/FEUZ60NIDQHOHJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z60N/IDQHOHJQ/FEUZ60NIDQHOHJQ.SMALL.jpg Proto G This is a follow up to my previous instructable of my 3D Printed Stepper motor I designed to show others how stepper motors work. Many people had mentioned adding LEDs to help visualize which coils were activating. Looking through my part bins I found the perfect 16 NeoPixel ring from Adaf...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:47:36 PDT
3D print replacement gear for Sega Power Drift http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-print-replacement-gear-for-Sega-Power-Drift/
3D print replacement gear for Sega Power Drift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/7LTF/IDQHO7WK/FV27LTFIDQHO7WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/7LTF/IDQHO7WK/FV27LTFIDQHO7WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/7LTF/IDQHO7WK/FV27LTFIDQHO7WK.SMALL.jpg Blimpcity I purchased Sega Power Drift arcade machine with a broken brake pedal. The pedal was missing metal gear 601-5410 which I was able to find on EBay. Gear POW-2610 was stripped out and I was able to draft the part, and 3D print it. I also redesigned the part that if the teeth on the 3D printed part fai...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:08:24 PDT
Clean up a 3D Scan using Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-up-a-3D-Scan-using-Blender/
Clean up a 3D Scan using Blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/3LV3/IDON99UT/FWZ3LV3IDON99UT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/3LV3/IDON99UT/FWZ3LV3IDON99UT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/3LV3/IDON99UT/FWZ3LV3IDON99UT.SMALL.jpg rhymeandreason 3D scanners are useful, but a lot of times they don't produce a perfect 3D model. Usually you will need to clean up the scanned file in order to do anything useful with it, like making a 3D print.Blender is a powerful free 3D tool that can be used to fix and edit 3D scans. http://blender.org/I won't...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 21:11:34 PDT
How to custom size a 3D printing nozzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-custom-size-a-3D-printing-nozzle/
How to custom size a 3D printing nozzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/FQHO/IDON8201/F7XFQHOIDON8201.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/FQHO/IDON8201/F7XFQHOIDON8201.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/FQHO/IDON8201/F7XFQHOIDON8201.SMALL.jpg rhymeandreason This tutorial will work for any desktop filament-based 3D printer where you can swap out the metal hotend of the nozzle. I did it for an Ultimaker 1+It's costs less than $30 and only takes a few minutes of work.Default nozzles are .4mm diameter. But if you are printing large objects, it takes foreve...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 17:31:13 PDT
The Garden EPLVLEREPRAETERITORVM (from the dust of the past) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Garden-EPLVLEREPRAETERITORVM-from-the-dust-of-/
The Garden EPLVLEREPRAETERITORVM (from the dust of the past) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/G4KE/IDMXI2XK/F0PG4KEIDMXI2XK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/G4KE/IDMXI2XK/F0PG4KEIDMXI2XK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/G4KE/IDMXI2XK/F0PG4KEIDMXI2XK.SMALL.jpg annanazo The Garden EPLVLEREPRAETERITORVM (from the dust of the past) involves the physical representations of extinct language, using 3D print technology in its production. The sculptures are a 3-dimensional metaphorical representation of an extinct language when it was in full swing. It’s the Roman alphabe...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 04:06:46 PDT
Wall in SF http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-in-SF/
Wall in SF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/4Z38/IDOVPXJX/FLT4Z38IDOVPXJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/4Z38/IDOVPXJX/FLT4Z38IDOVPXJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/4Z38/IDOVPXJX/FLT4Z38IDOVPXJX.SMALL.jpg paula levine This upload is a little bit of 3D printing history. The Wall in San Francisco precedes laser cutters and today’s faster 3D printers. This work was done in 2009. It uses GIS data from San Francisco and the West Bank, ARC, kmz files and shape files to geo-reference the wall in the West Bank as an ove...
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 23:14:59 PDT
Personalizing a 3D Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalizing-a-3D-Keychain/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 18:42:13 PDT
Create 3D printable lithophane in Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-3D-printable-lithophane-in-Blender/
Create 3D printable lithophane in Blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/3S7Z/IDLI62QQ/FF83S7ZIDLI62QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/3S7Z/IDLI62QQ/FF83S7ZIDLI62QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/3S7Z/IDLI62QQ/FF83S7ZIDLI62QQ.SMALL.jpg kellyegan Lithophane are an old technique for making images. Usually they are made from porcelain and molded. They create the image by varying the thickness of a translucent material. When back lit the thicker area appears darker and the thiner lighter. There a several way to create models for 3D printing lit...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:56:45 PDT
How to Spray Paint 3D Models http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Spray-Paint-3D-Models/
How to Spray Paint 3D Models - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/PWZM/IDLI0KM4/F5ZPWZMIDLI0KM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/PWZM/IDLI0KM4/F5ZPWZMIDLI0KM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/PWZM/IDLI0KM4/F5ZPWZMIDLI0KM4.SMALL.jpg fictiv Painting your 3D models has always been an elusive subject. What kind of paint do you use? Will it stick to the 3D printed material? How will the quality look? These are just some of the questions floating around the heads of many designers and engineers.Over years of trial and error, one method we’...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 07:12:53 PDT
BOOMcast - 3D-printable IoT cast http://www.instructables.com/id/BOOMcast-3D-printable-IoT-cast/
BOOMcast - 3D-printable IoT cast - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/NXDG/IDK2LT07/FU1NXDGIDK2LT07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/NXDG/IDK2LT07/FU1NXDGIDK2LT07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/NXDG/IDK2LT07/FU1NXDGIDK2LT07.SMALL.jpg carloquinonez The BOOMcast is a homegrown work project. It's inspired by an earlier project, HASHcast, a 3d-printed printed cast with a fun social twist. Back during May, one of our friends, Mike North, broke his fibula and had to wear a cast. Mike travels a lot and since the change in cabin pressure during fligh...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 13:06:25 PDT
LED Finger Lights and 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Finger-Lights-and-3D-printing/
LED Finger Lights and 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/0JMY/IDIN5NDB/F4Y0JMYIDIN5NDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/0JMY/IDIN5NDB/F4Y0JMYIDIN5NDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/0JMY/IDIN5NDB/F4Y0JMYIDIN5NDB.SMALL.jpg John Hildebrand I have several of these LED finger lights left over from a birthday party. I wanted to use my 3D printer to make some neat stuff that would utilize these lights. Use A CAD program to make a Design You can use any CAD program that you are familiar with. I used open SCAD to model these parts. The...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:22:33 PDT
Cross Tenon Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Tenon-Coat-Rack/
Cross Tenon Coat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/7D2Q/IDFW8JWB/FBU7D2QIDFW8JWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/7D2Q/IDFW8JWB/FBU7D2QIDFW8JWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/7D2Q/IDFW8JWB/FBU7D2QIDFW8JWB.SMALL.jpg shurly This project explores the possibilities presented by 3d printing to advance traditional joinery techniques beyond what is possible to do in wood alone. Design Like other 3d-printed/mixed media projects I've done before, the design builds all the complexity into the 3d-printed pieces and lets the ...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:11:03 PDT
Glowing Space Invader Shoe Lace Accessory http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Space-Invader-Shoe-Lace-Accessory/
Glowing Space Invader Shoe Lace Accessory - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/4J7D/IDFW7BE4/FBJ4J7DIDFW7BE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/4J7D/IDFW7BE4/FBJ4J7DIDFW7BE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/4J7D/IDFW7BE4/FBJ4J7DIDFW7BE4.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Here is a great way to add bling to you shoes !! to impress your friends and family at a late evening summer party. 3D print the files attached in the steps below, and add RGB LEDs and coin cell batteries to make the Space Invader Shoe Lace accessory glow..Now if you don't have LEDs and batteries h...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:32:33 PDT
GearBot: A Dual Speed, Gear Driven Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/GearBot-A-Dual-Speed-Gear-Driven-Bot/
GearBot: A Dual Speed, Gear Driven Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SMALL.jpg printeraction The GearBot is a simple, single actuator 3D printed toy with a transmission entirely made up of gear mechanisms. This bot includes a working clutch mechanism, along with some other basic types of gears. If you are interested in gear mechanisms, I would suggest checking out this Basic Gear Mechanisms...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:54:49 PDT
Air powered spinning top http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-powered-spinning-top/
Air powered spinning top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/Z74D/IDBHWWLM/F0BZ74DIDBHWWLM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/Z74D/IDBHWWLM/F0BZ74DIDBHWWLM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/Z74D/IDBHWWLM/F0BZ74DIDBHWWLM.SMALL.jpg Downunder35m I am currently reading a lot about the work of Victor Schauberger and needed a way to test different turbine designs.As a result I came up with the idea to "mis-use" them as a toy.The Air Powered Spinning Top was born.Ever wanted a toy that is just totally different?How about a spinning top that you...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 05:11:23 PDT
Post-Processing 3D Printed Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/Post-Processing-3D-Printed-Objects/
Post-Processing 3D Printed Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/QRMM/IDA2KHZH/F5HQRMMIDA2KHZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/QRMM/IDA2KHZH/F5HQRMMIDA2KHZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/QRMM/IDA2KHZH/F5HQRMMIDA2KHZH.SMALL.jpg tikul ' How to turn the ordinary FDM 3D prints into ' works of art ' : )Hi. We are Pussykrew, an interdisciplinary duo, creating multimedia installations, 3D imagery, videos and 3D printed sculptures. Last year we decided to transform our digital creations into physical forms. For us 3D printing was the m...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 19:46:02 PDT
PulleyBot: A Pulley Driven Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/PulleyBot-An-Pulley-Driven-Robot/
PulleyBot: A Pulley Driven Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SMALL.jpg printeraction The PulleyBot is a simple, single actuator 3D printed toy with a transmission entirely made up of pulley systems. This instructable is a tutorial on how to assemble the PulleyBot, but if you are interested in pulley, cable, and chain mechanisms, then I would suggest checking out this Pulley Mechanis...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:13:49 PDT
Easy 35 3D Printed Pinhole Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-35-3D-Printed-Pinhole-Camera/
Easy 35 3D Printed Pinhole Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JNLH/ID2XA1A1/FOLJNLHID2XA1A1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JNLH/ID2XA1A1/FOLJNLHID2XA1A1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JNLH/ID2XA1A1/FOLJNLHID2XA1A1.SMALL.jpg coconnor55 The Easy 35 camera is fast to print, cheap, and easy to make. Based on 35mm film, the Easy 35 can be printed in around 3.5 hours on just about any filament-based 3D printer, and needs just a pinhole to assemble and use. No batteries needed.Easy 35 Specifications Film - 35mm format Image Size - 2...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 20:27:56 PDT
The 3D Printed Paint Chip http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Chips/
The 3D Printed Paint Chip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/CQ8T/ID2XARZO/FSMCQ8TID2XARZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/CQ8T/ID2XARZO/FSMCQ8TID2XARZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/CQ8T/ID2XARZO/FSMCQ8TID2XARZO.SMALL.jpg KatHarrison September 2014, I was introduced to the Epson scanner. I scanned in hundreds of small fragments of dried, layered paint at 2400 dpi, capturing details beyond human vision or photography. This effect of hyper-real representation make it possible to view these found objects in a new way. Some compare ...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 20:15:43 PDT
Custom 3D Printed Standoffs http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-3D-Printed-Standoffs/
Custom 3D Printed Standoffs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/WJUP/ICX7SZLR/FCHWJUPICX7SZLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/WJUP/ICX7SZLR/FCHWJUPICX7SZLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/WJUP/ICX7SZLR/FCHWJUPICX7SZLR.SMALL.jpg icecats Little bits of hardware are one of the hardest components to stock in your workshop. Standoffs are an excellent example of this. Standoffs come in a huge variety- they are customized in length, screw size, and outer diameter. It is always disappointing when you end up having to order something as in...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 11:45:00 PDT
Arc Reactor 2.0 (3d printed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arc-Reactor-20-3d-printed/
Arc Reactor 2.0 (3d printed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SMALL.jpg Sentient Meat In this instructables, I will be showing you how to make an arc reactor. **The arc reactor I created was my own unique build.**The materials you will need for this instructables are as follows:-18 3d printed parts (7 different parts with multiples)-3 RGB LED's-Multiple wires wires-An Arduino Uno-A 9...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 01:52:11 PDT
Glass Bottle Plate Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Bottle-Plate-Carrier/
Glass Bottle Plate Carrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5JQM/ICRXOAJP/FNO5JQMICRXOAJP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5JQM/ICRXOAJP/FNO5JQMICRXOAJP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5JQM/ICRXOAJP/FNO5JQMICRXOAJP.SMALL.jpg Jared G How many times have you been in line at a cook-out filling your plate only to realize you have to make the decision to either leave your drink or your silverware due to the fact that your hands are full? While it's not a hard decision to make, obviously you quickly take your drink and head for ...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 16:18:50 PDT
Openscad: Saving STLs http://www.instructables.com/id/Openscad-Saving-STLs/
Openscad: Saving STLs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/II3R/ICRXJ0VQ/FFRII3RICRXJ0VQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/II3R/ICRXJ0VQ/FFRII3RICRXJ0VQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/II3R/ICRXJ0VQ/FFRII3RICRXJ0VQ.SMALL.jpg steve.m.graves I am a big fan of OpenSCAD, I use it almost exclusively to create 3D models to print. But it is not very good at fixing bad STLs. In fact, it is very good at breaking good ones. If you import a good one and do some simple operations on it, chances are good it will be broken when exported. To fix ...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:35:09 PDT
Phantom 1.5 Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Phantom-15-Conversion-Overview/
Phantom 1.5 Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/5GXG/ICRXORVE/FS05GXGICRXORVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/5GXG/ICRXORVE/FS05GXGICRXORVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/5GXG/ICRXORVE/FS05GXGICRXORVE.SMALL.jpg brianself Converting your stock DJI Phantom 1 to a Phantom 1.5 is one of the best upgrades available for the DJI Phantom 1. This simple upgrade provides many benefits including more than doubling flight time, giving Phantom 1 flight times matching the DJI Phantom 2 and even the DJI Phantom 3.The Phantom 1.5 p...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:16:31 PDT
Olas Flotadoras http://www.instructables.com/id/Olas-Flotadoras/
Olas Flotadoras - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/CPNQ/ICPP7GB9/FMPCPNQICPP7GB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/CPNQ/ICPP7GB9/FMPCPNQICPP7GB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/CPNQ/ICPP7GB9/FMPCPNQICPP7GB9.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales Por los últimos seis meses he tenido la oportunidad de ser un Artista en Residencia en Pier 9. No es tarea sencilla describir la experiencia pero si alguna vez visitas el muelle, o si alguna vez visitas cierto lugar que nunca quieras dejar entenderás mis sentimientos. Durante la mayoría de mi tiempo...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:34:13 PDT
10 Everyday 3D Printer Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Everyday-3D-Printer-Tools/
10 Everyday 3D Printer Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/254O/ICP0WXE9/FZ3254OICP0WXE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/254O/ICP0WXE9/FZ3254OICP0WXE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/254O/ICP0WXE9/FZ3254OICP0WXE9.SMALL.jpg icecats 3D printers are great and 3D printed objects are even better. Many people think of 3D printers as a high-end industrial tool not accessible to the general public. This is entirely wrong. There is an abundance of low-cost, high quality hobby or "desktop" 3D printers available on the market. Thes...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:35:26 PDT
Vectorize Images for Laser Cutting and 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Vectorize-Images-for-Laser-Cutting-and-3D-Printing/
Vectorize Images for Laser Cutting and 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/XQKN/ICMHKDOJ/F4XXQKNICMHKDOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/XQKN/ICMHKDOJ/F4XXQKNICMHKDOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/XQKN/ICMHKDOJ/F4XXQKNICMHKDOJ.SMALL.jpg ThomasJ1 Just before Christmas, I decided to make tree ornaments for my family and friends. The idea was to CNC or laser cut them in a 1/8" plywood sheet. My first task was to find a nice model online. There was quite a few that I liked but I could not find a vector file that I could run directly on the lase...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:12:41 PDT
Froggy: The 3D printed ball-jointed frog doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Froggy-The-3D-printed-ball-jointed-frog-doll/
Froggy: The 3D printed ball-jointed frog doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AKA1/ICM6YLIO/FINAKA1ICM6YLIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AKA1/ICM6YLIO/FINAKA1ICM6YLIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AKA1/ICM6YLIO/FINAKA1ICM6YLIO.SMALL.jpg Loubie3D This is Froggy - my first ball-jointed doll!Unlike my other models, some parts of this frog doll require the use of supports and a brim. He is strung together with two types of elasticated cord and some parts require gluing. Stringing allows him to hold a wide range of poses.Froggy can be downloaded...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:10:32 PDT
Multi-Material 3D Printing: Dental Floss Pick http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Material-3D-Printing-Dental-Floss-Pick/
Multi-Material 3D Printing: Dental Floss Pick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/VJ31/ICJM73N9/FAJVJ31ICJM73N9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/VJ31/ICJM73N9/FAJVJ31ICJM73N9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/VJ31/ICJM73N9/FAJVJ31ICJM73N9.SMALL.jpg icecats 3D printing is amazing in a wide variety of ways, but it does have some limits. What if you wanted to meld 3D printed plastic and an existing off-the-shelf material into one final object? This Instructable will attempt to stretch the limits of 3D printing by incorporating an everyday material i...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:27:04 PDT
Simple Dolly with 3dprinted parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dolly-with-3dprinted-parts/
Simple Dolly with 3dprinted parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/5EX9/ICHHO7L3/FGR5EX9ICHHO7L3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/5EX9/ICHHO7L3/FGR5EX9ICHHO7L3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/5EX9/ICHHO7L3/FGR5EX9ICHHO7L3.SMALL.jpg ESOREL In this Instructable I will show you how I built a simple dolly that is quite stable but most important pretty cheap to build. For all the parts I payed less than 20€ and if you have some rollerblades wheels lying around at home the price to pay for this project becomes ridiculous. Of course you wil...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:37:22 PDT
Multi-Material 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Material-3D-Printing/
Multi-Material 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SMALL.jpg icecats 3D printing is great. You can create just about anything imaginable with the power of a 3D printer. New 3D printable materials are being developed daily to further advance your options when using a 3D printer. And up until now, many people limit their 3D printed creations to one material. It would b...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:58:15 PDT
What in the World is 3D Printing? http://www.instructables.com/id/What-in-the-World-is-3D-Printing/
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 06:48:19 PDT
4" Seven Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Seven-Segment-Display/
4" Seven Segment Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SMALL.jpg IamTeknik A seven segment display is a basic display which is made up of LED's arranged in a particular order to display numerical values. They are also able to display a lot of the alphabet but not with very good clarity. As the name implies, this display has 7 segments labelled A through G and labeling is d...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:17:56 PDT
Como identificar si un filamento es PLA o ABS http://www.instructables.com/id/Como-identificar-si-un-filamento-es-PLA-o-ABS/
Como identificar si un filamento es PLA o ABS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/597V/ICBRXGQ8/F25597VICBRXGQ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/597V/ICBRXGQ8/F25597VICBRXGQ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/597V/ICBRXGQ8/F25597VICBRXGQ8.SMALL.jpg Hub MakerSpace En este instructable aprenderemos a identificar si un filamento es PLA o ABS. Ya que algunas veces a la hora hacer una impresion no sabemos identificarlos por que se nos olvida cual es o la bobina no tiene etiquetaIn this instructable we learn to identify when the filament is PLA or ABS . Because w...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 09:49:48 PDT
3D Printed Batman Batarang http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Batman-Batarang/
3D Printed Batman Batarang - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/V56X/ICE1SD18/F6IV56XICE1SD18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/V56X/ICE1SD18/F6IV56XICE1SD18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/V56X/ICE1SD18/F6IV56XICE1SD18.SMALL.jpg donnovations Hi, This is a 3D printed batman batarang!! This awesome print opens up and functions like a real batarang (of course this is a novelty item), using magnets to hold in the open position. hope you enjoyed and thanks for watching!myminifactory: https://www.myminifactory.com/object/arkham-city-b...youtu...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 09:43:16 PDT
3d Printer Enclosure from Upcycled Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printer-Enclosure-from-Upcycled-Furniture/
3d Printer Enclosure from Upcycled Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/T6H1/IC6IENR3/F0ZT6H1IC6IENR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/T6H1/IC6IENR3/F0ZT6H1IC6IENR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/T6H1/IC6IENR3/F0ZT6H1IC6IENR3.SMALL.jpg phatima Having recently acquired a 3d printer, i quickly noticed that, despite calibrations, there were a few temperature-related problems.The chief among them ws the amount of time the bed took to heat up, the room was not able to hold the temperature unless the doors were shut and the curtains pulled - th...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 03:49:54 PDT
Make Your Own PDMS Window for Ember http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-PDMS-Window-for-Ember/
Make Your Own PDMS Window for Ember - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/97I5/IC7HMV8N/F3I97I5IC7HMV8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/97I5/IC7HMV8N/F3I97I5IC7HMV8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/97I5/IC7HMV8N/F3I97I5IC7HMV8N.SMALL.jpg ZiyiM When the PDMS window in the Ember's resin tray is used for a long time, it tends to get cloudy and damaged. Instead of getting a whole new tray, there is a way to make a new window and replace the damaged one. At Pier 9, we have made our own PDMS windows when we really needed one, and they have been...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:55:01 PDT
Vertical Cross Section through Ember Slices (and Heat Maps) http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Cross-Section-through-Ember-Slices/
Vertical Cross Section through Ember Slices (and Heat Maps) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/82QW/IC7HM8LB/FRQ82QWIC7HM8LB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/82QW/IC7HM8LB/FRQ82QWIC7HM8LB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/82QW/IC7HM8LB/FRQ82QWIC7HM8LB.SMALL.jpg greener1 If you've ever wondered what the stack of image slices you've prepared for the Ember 3D printer looks like in the Z dimension, this Instructable will let you solve that mystery. It may also help you to better understand details of the printing process that can affect the quality of your prints. I...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 13:41:50 PDT
Minimalist Polymer Clay Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Polymer-Clay-Pendant/
Minimalist Polymer Clay Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/HQG8/IC5C1H0I/F3YHQG8IC5C1H0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/HQG8/IC5C1H0I/F3YHQG8IC5C1H0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/HQG8/IC5C1H0I/F3YHQG8IC5C1H0I.SMALL.jpg Wanjun I possess neither the patience nor skill required for sculpting polymer clay. They never seem to cooperate with my shaky caffeinated fingers. So I came up with this simple fabrication technique of first giving the clay a sort of bare bones 3D-printed structure, then completing it with polymer clay. ...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:37:12 PDT
How to Print with OctoPi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Print-with-OctoPi/
How to Print with OctoPi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/LINS/IC42DGW5/FO9LINSIC42DGW5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/LINS/IC42DGW5/FO9LINSIC42DGW5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/LINS/IC42DGW5/FO9LINSIC42DGW5.SMALL.jpg kf4kco This is a work in progress.Do you belong to a makerspace? Does your makerspace have a reprap style 3D printer? Are you tired of the SDCard shuffle? If you answered yes, then this instructable is for you. There are many tutorials on setting up raspberry pi boards and the OctoPrint print server but m...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 22:03:52 PDT
3D Printed Two Peg Spool Knitting - The Beginning http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Two-Peg-Spool-Knitting-The-Beginning/
3D Printed Two Peg Spool Knitting - The Beginning - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/VC7D/IBYX8HPN/FPSVC7DIBYX8HPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/VC7D/IBYX8HPN/FPSVC7DIBYX8HPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/VC7D/IBYX8HPN/FPSVC7DIBYX8HPN.SMALL.jpg sircaptaintigerotter My wife has recently taken up knitting and crocheting, and after watching her make socks I became interested in the process. So off to the computers to do my research to see what others before me have done. In my digging I ended up finding information on spool knitting and lucets. Inspired and armed...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 02:36:04 PDT
2.5D Printing - Block Printing with a 3D-Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/25D-Printing-Block-Printing-with-a-3D-Printer/
2.5D Printing - Block Printing with a 3D-Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/0JD6/IBV0GN4Y/F5C0JD6IBV0GN4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/0JD6/IBV0GN4Y/F5C0JD6IBV0GN4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/0JD6/IBV0GN4Y/F5C0JD6IBV0GN4Y.SMALL.jpg Wanjun In traditional block-printing, a skilled printmaker carves a wooden or linoleum block by hand and runs it through a printing press. With 3D-Printing, we are able to bypass all the labor-intensive hand engraving and manufacture the printing block directly.I will go over designing a custom printing bl...
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 16:40:32 PDT
3D Modeling and Printing Your Own Shadow Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Modeling-and-Printing-Your-Own-Shadow-Cube/
3D Modeling and Printing Your Own Shadow Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/NA6T/IBTET370/FLCNA6TIBTET370.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/NA6T/IBTET370/FLCNA6TIBTET370.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/NA6T/IBTET370/FLCNA6TIBTET370.SMALL.jpg printeraction An initials shadow cube is a cube in which each view of the cube (top, front, and side view) is the profile of a different letter. This comes from the book Gödel, Escher, Bach, by Douglas Hofstadter. A shadow cube is a really nice basic 3D design challenge, and will get you accustomed to some of the...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 09:36:23 PDT