Instructables: exploring - technology - 3d printing http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 May 2015 00:46:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Paper sketch to Prototype: 3D Printed Knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-sketch-to-Prototype-3D-Printed-Knob/
Paper sketch to Prototype: 3D Printed Knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/JYTA/IA0WL6QW/FV1JYTAIA0WL6QW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/JYTA/IA0WL6QW/FV1JYTAIA0WL6QW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/JYTA/IA0WL6QW/FV1JYTAIA0WL6QW.SMALL.jpg MuraliSrinivasa Recently I designed a low-cost electronic knob using Texas Instruments inductive sensing IC, LDC1312. For the Mechanical part of it I used ProtoDnD and got help from a 3D designer to convert my idea into a 3D model. Here is how a paper sketch was converted to a 3D model and 3D printed. Visit Prot...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:51:56 PDT
101 useful, practical, functional 3d prints! http://www.instructables.com/id/101-useful-practical-functional-3d-prints/
101 useful, practical, functional 3d prints! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/T2CY/I9YBO55A/F44T2CYI9YBO55A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/T2CY/I9YBO55A/F44T2CYI9YBO55A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/T2CY/I9YBO55A/F44T2CYI9YBO55A.SMALL.jpg JavaProgrammer This is a compilation of 101 useful things that can be 3D printed!If you like this instructable please vote for it in the "Mind for Design"(Theme:Digital Design) and/or the "3D printing"(Theme: Anything to do with 3D printing) contest(s). If you don't have an account, please take the time to make on...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 13:21:54 PDT
Hindsight Camera Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Hindsight-Camera/
Hindsight Camera Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/X5RG/IA0WJN9W/FRWX5RGIA0WJN9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/X5RG/IA0WJN9W/FRWX5RGIA0WJN9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/X5RG/IA0WJN9W/FRWX5RGIA0WJN9W.SMALL.jpg english tea It sucks when you miss that incredible moment because you weren't recording! Until now, the only way to catch that amazing moment was to be very lucky or to record everything, all the time. This need lots of SD cards and a video editing pixie to spend hours trawling through your footage to find that...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 13:09:43 PDT
Holocron Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Holocron-Nightlight/
Holocron Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/FCR7/I9YBUSRE/FR3FCR7I9YBUSRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/FCR7/I9YBUSRE/FR3FCR7I9YBUSRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/FCR7/I9YBUSRE/FR3FCR7I9YBUSRE.SMALL.jpg daslerpc This nightlight appears, at first, to be nothing but a simple cube. Written on one side is the word "Off" and on the other is, as one might expect, is the word "On". By turning the cube upside down, you activate the light inside and reveal the cubes secret!Hidden within the cube are the emblems of f...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 00:04:59 PDT
3D Printed Rocket Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Rocket-Night-Light/
3D Printed Rocket Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/AY2F/I9YBTTY8/F1WAY2FI9YBTTY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/AY2F/I9YBTTY8/F1WAY2FI9YBTTY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/AY2F/I9YBTTY8/F1WAY2FI9YBTTY8.SMALL.jpg emcnany This project is an introduction to 3D printing and using LEDs, resulting in a fun-looking night light that you can dim and switch on and off.---This Instructable was made as part of the CS graduate course "Tangible Interactive Computing" at the University of Maryland, College Park, taught by Profess...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 19:00:40 PDT
3D Box http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Box/
3D Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/E2TE/I9YBK5VD/FP0E2TEI9YBK5VD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/E2TE/I9YBK5VD/FP0E2TEI9YBK5VD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/E2TE/I9YBK5VD/FP0E2TEI9YBK5VD.SMALL.jpg bonannikepa 3D Box Create the Box Creating your box is easy, just pick your shape and your measurements. Make sure it fits onto the hot plate of your 3D printer, this is key. Our first design did not fit the hot plate, so make sure it will fit before you start building your hinge. When creating your box don'...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:40:59 PDT
Clean Hot End VIA Guitar String Method http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Hot-End-VIA-Guitar-String-Method/
Clean Hot End VIA Guitar String Method - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/YKFM/I9YBB0WX/FU9YKFMI9YBB0WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/YKFM/I9YBB0WX/FU9YKFMI9YBB0WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/YKFM/I9YBB0WX/FU9YKFMI9YBB0WX.SMALL.jpg ICCNS If your filament is not flowing out of your extruder like in the picture above then this instructable is for you. In this instructable I will go over how to clean your hot end VIA the "Guitar String" method. This is not the method that Makerbot will recommend, They prefer the soak it in acetone over...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:12:15 PDT
3D Printed Fractal Antenna with a Parabolic Reflector http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-3D-Printed-Fractal-Antenna-with-a-Parabol/
3D Printed Fractal Antenna with a Parabolic Reflector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/TUZK/I9WTXLEN/FT3TUZKI9WTXLEN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/TUZK/I9WTXLEN/FT3TUZKI9WTXLEN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/TUZK/I9WTXLEN/FT3TUZKI9WTXLEN.SMALL.jpg Zach and Mack We first heard about fractal geometry from our geometry teacher. Both of us thought of it as a very cool and unique discovery.After watching a few videos and learning more and more about fractals, we learned that fractals are used to pick up radio frequencies. In our geometry room, it is impossible ...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 06:03:00 PDT
Useless Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Useless-Box-2/
Useless Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/EG3S/I9UE418E/FDVEG3SI9UE418E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/EG3S/I9UE418E/FDVEG3SI9UE418E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/EG3S/I9UE418E/FDVEG3SI9UE418E.SMALL.jpg wcamammoths This Useless Box is a box that when you turn the switch on, an arm will pop out of the box and turn itself off. These are instructions on how to make one for yourself! Useless Box: Pieces 1. Use this link to 3-D print all of the pieces for the box.( http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:305099/#file...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 08:21:13 PDT
App and timer controlled automatic blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/App-and-timer-controlled-automatic-blinds/
App and timer controlled automatic blinds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FENU/I9WM1KDE/FCRFENUI9WM1KDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FENU/I9WM1KDE/FCRFENUI9WM1KDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FENU/I9WM1KDE/FCRFENUI9WM1KDE.SMALL.jpg johanmoberg Hello boys and girls!Feeling like making something today? Own a 3d printer but mostly been printing phone cases, miniature yodas, toothbrush holders and spare parts? Now its time to really make good use of that 3d printer and make a useful and fun product that nobody else have!What we'll be making t...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 06:31:41 PDT
3d printed and laser cut lamp (Optional WIFI controlled) http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-and-laser-cut-lamp-Optional-WIFI-contro/
3d printed and laser cut lamp (Optional WIFI controlled) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/VXT3/I9XM4KPL/F7EVXT3I9XM4KPL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/VXT3/I9XM4KPL/F7EVXT3I9XM4KPL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/VXT3/I9XM4KPL/F7EVXT3I9XM4KPL.SMALL.jpg RaZ0rZzX This Instructable is being written along the process so it's not finished!Pictures will be added the next weeks!Needed parts for the lamp: Lamp 3d files (Thingiverse) ABS plastic Normal 10mm LED male breadboard cables Power supply (like batteries)Needed parts for WIFI controller Raspbe...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 11:52:41 PDT
GaussGun / Coil-Gun Electronics and Engineering Project http://www.instructables.com/id/GaussGun-Coil-Gun-Electronics-and-Engineering-Proj/
GaussGun / Coil-Gun Electronics and Engineering Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/XH1N/I9UDSH7Q/F1WXH1NI9UDSH7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/XH1N/I9UDSH7Q/F1WXH1NI9UDSH7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/XH1N/I9UDSH7Q/F1WXH1NI9UDSH7Q.SMALL.jpg Ikkalebob I decided to do the Gold Crest Award at my college, which is a great certification from the British Science Association that gives students an opportunity to expand their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and maths by completing a project by themselves or with an experienced mentor of th...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 11:21:03 PDT
Upgrade your Mint Plus-iRobot Braava robot mop using 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-your-Mint-Plus-iRobot-Braava-robot-mop-usi/
Upgrade your Mint Plus-iRobot Braava robot mop using 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/8TF4/I9UDKPLH/FS78TF4I9UDKPLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/8TF4/I9UDKPLH/FS78TF4I9UDKPLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/8TF4/I9UDKPLH/FS78TF4I9UDKPLH.SMALL.jpg Rabbs355 Tired of battery packs failing and paying full price to replace them?Wish you could easily replace the batteries with high quality rechargeable AA batteries?Wish you could extend the operation of your robot without altering the sleek look and design?Do you want an excuse to 3D print something or aft...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 06:05:39 PDT
How to edit .stls for 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-edit-stls-for-3D-printing/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 22:35:07 PDT
Face Vase: A 3D Learning Activity (Made at TechShop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-Vase-A-3D-Learning-Activity-Made-at-TechShop/
Face Vase: A 3D Learning Activity (Made at TechShop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/1BCR/I9UDECXE/FAD1BCRI9UDECXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/1BCR/I9UDECXE/FAD1BCRI9UDECXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/1BCR/I9UDECXE/FAD1BCRI9UDECXE.SMALL.jpg Coengineer Many of you are already familiar with the image of a goblet that looks like a person's face. I found Instructables on how to "Make a Vase with the 123D..." and "3D Printed Face Goblet," but as I tried to explain them to my kids, it was apparent that we all got a bit lost in the software to apprecia...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 15:05:52 PDT
3D Printer Filament Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Filament-Holder/
3D Printer Filament Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/0CXC/I9SMY514/FDB0CXCI9SMY514.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/0CXC/I9SMY514/FDB0CXCI9SMY514.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/0CXC/I9SMY514/FDB0CXCI9SMY514.SMALL.jpg mrcr This filament holder can hold multiple colors of filament and makes it easy to change. The holder is designed to make is easy to change filaments. The main purposes of the Holder is so that you can use different filament rolls with any printer, all size rolls will fit! Materials You will need:1)...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 08:43:27 PDT
3D Printing Farm http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Farm/
3D Printing Farm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/TT3X/I9SMR7HM/FDRTT3XI9SMR7HM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/TT3X/I9SMR7HM/FDRTT3XI9SMR7HM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/TT3X/I9SMR7HM/FDRTT3XI9SMR7HM.SMALL.jpg aldricnegrier At first, i did not want to make an instructable on how to stack a couple of 3D printers on a shelf, but the final result turned out so nice, i decided to share it with the community. The Wall Color The chosen colour for the farm background is black. You will need some black interior paint and a ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 15:11:44 PDT
Materialize your favorite Wow/Lol character http://www.instructables.com/id/Materialize-your-favorite-WowLol-character/
Materialize your favorite Wow/Lol character - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/AQW9/I9SMO4TH/FCQAQW9I9SMO4TH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/AQW9/I9SMO4TH/FCQAQW9I9SMO4TH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/AQW9/I9SMO4TH/FCQAQW9I9SMO4TH.SMALL.jpg DesiReal I have always been fascinated by character from some very popular video games such as League of Legends and World of Warcraft and it's sure that I am not the only one. You probably already have heard about those games for good or for bad. But anyway, this instructable is not dedicated to know wich v...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 11:27:36 PDT
GoPro Quick Release Buckle [3D Printed Replacement Parts] http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Quick-Release-Buckle-3D-Printed-Replacement-/
GoPro Quick Release Buckle [3D Printed Replacement Parts] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/RYFX/I9SOARIS/FEZRYFXI9SOARIS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/RYFX/I9SOARIS/FEZRYFXI9SOARIS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/RYFX/I9SOARIS/FEZRYFXI9SOARIS.SMALL.jpg -Gerni If you don't want to buy this spare part for $20, you will like my self designed model! Print it. Print it with ABS and 100% infill. I never tried it with PLA and I don't think it would work. Insert the nut You will need one M4 nut. Just insert it like in the picture above. If you don't want i...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 10:33:38 PDT
3D Printing with 3DHubs.com - Garmin Watch Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-Print-using-3DHubscom-Garmin-Watch-Stand/
3D Printing with 3DHubs.com - Garmin Watch Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/KQO0/I9UDKMF3/FFFKQO0I9UDKMF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/KQO0/I9UDKMF3/FFFKQO0I9UDKMF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/KQO0/I9UDKMF3/FFFKQO0I9UDKMF3.SMALL.jpg Rabbs355 I would like to share me experience so far with 3DHubs and how this has helped me to create a custom watch mount for my much loved Garmin Forerunner 610. Having an idea and materializing it into a finished product is what I feel is the most exciting aspect of 3D printing. Until recently, the only w...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 07:16:15 PDT
Electrical Box Extender http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrical-Box-Extender/
Electrical Box Extender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/AY3W/I9RL5SJP/FRAAY3WI9RL5SJP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/AY3W/I9RL5SJP/FRAAY3WI9RL5SJP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/AY3W/I9RL5SJP/FRAAY3WI9RL5SJP.SMALL.jpg bigscigeek I am working of finishing a portion of my basement, and ran into a bit of an issue. the wood covering on the walls was thicker than the electrical boxes were installed for. I know that you can buy extenders at the hardware store, but i have had limited success with these, and still needed to add shi...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 07:03:22 PDT
How to 3D Print a Photo: Lithophanes 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-Print-a-Photo-Lithophanes-101/
How to 3D Print a Photo: Lithophanes 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/PNYT/I9PGXJLY/FVJPNYTI9PGXJLY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/PNYT/I9PGXJLY/FVJPNYTI9PGXJLY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/PNYT/I9PGXJLY/FVJPNYTI9PGXJLY.SMALL.jpg sstone137 If you are looking for your next 3D Printing Project, you need not look any further. 3D printed photos, also known as 3D Printed Lithophanes, are an extremely unique and creative application that is sure to “WOW” most people that come across them.What is a Lithophane you might ask? Well, a Lithophan...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 09:14:29 PDT
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/QAAP/I9QWHCPE/FZGQAAPI9QWHCPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/QAAP/I9QWHCPE/FZGQAAPI9QWHCPE.SQUARE.jpg http://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
3D Printed fishing weights http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-fishing-weights/
3D Printed fishing weights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/L667/I9OSSZYF/F5KL667I9OSSZYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/L667/I9OSSZYF/F5KL667I9OSSZYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/L667/I9OSSZYF/F5KL667I9OSSZYF.SMALL.jpg LukeM5 This project was developed under a brief for my A2 coursework, I designed fishing weights with a focus on 3D printing manufacture to accommodate a small cheap thermometer+ housing. The thermometer (similar http://temperature-indicators.co.uk/articles/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/image004.gif)Is used ...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 03:55:34 PDT
Flexible Abs 3D Prints! http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Abs-3D-Prints/
Flexible Abs 3D Prints! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/2SH8/I9OSPP44/FAC2SH8I9OSPP44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/2SH8/I9OSPP44/FAC2SH8I9OSPP44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/2SH8/I9OSPP44/FAC2SH8I9OSPP44.SMALL.jpg Akinventor While I have never done any research on the subject, I will be showing you how to make a flexible abs plastic 3d print. This is much harder than pla, or some flexible filament because no chemical (to my knowledge) changes the structure of the plastic, thus always making abs plastic rigid. That is, u...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 17:40:14 PDT
3D printed Glowing jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-jewelry/
3D printed Glowing jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/NDYQ/I9OSOK9A/F27NDYQI9OSOK9A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/NDYQ/I9OSOK9A/F27NDYQI9OSOK9A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/NDYQ/I9OSOK9A/F27NDYQI9OSOK9A.SMALL.jpg Memade 3D print your own jewelry and shine! Dimensions I drew this in google SketchUp. A great program for learning CAD with a lot of tutorials online. Front part This part is the front part and inside I assembled the led and the battery. I used a 3Dwriter (U-Print) with model and support material. ...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 17:33:56 PDT
3D Printed I-Beam Display Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-I-Beam-Display-Shelf/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 18:56:27 PDT
3D printed M8 drink holder with magnetic bottle opener and tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-M8-drink-holder/
3D printed M8 drink holder with magnetic bottle opener and tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/OQFU/I9SN0176/FBCOQFUI9SN0176.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/OQFU/I9SN0176/FBCOQFUI9SN0176.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/OQFU/I9SN0176/FBCOQFUI9SN0176.SMALL.jpg kasperfish Summer is coming, get ready to prevent your drinks from getting knocked over! I needed a drink holder that is strong, stable, compact (must fit in my beach bag) and versatile. After googling around without finding something to fulfil my needs I decided to design my own "perfect" cup holder. I...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 09:08:58 PDT
3D PRINTED MAGNETIC BOTTLE OPENER of AWESOMENESS http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-PRINTED-MAGNETIC-BOTTLE-OPENER-of-AWESOMENESS/
3D PRINTED MAGNETIC BOTTLE OPENER of AWESOMENESS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/UY9T/I9L6KS4L/F4YUY9TI9L6KS4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/UY9T/I9L6KS4L/F4YUY9TI9L6KS4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/UY9T/I9L6KS4L/F4YUY9TI9L6KS4L.SMALL.jpg abutai I am very happy to share with you my first ever Instructable: An ultra-simple 3d printing project I call:“The 3d Printed, Wall Mounted, Cap Catching, Magnetic Bottle Opener Of AWESOMENESS!!!”I’ve seen this concept done with wooden and metallic bases– some DIY projects are available online and many v...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 12:44:49 PDT
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/82R6/I9QWK2Z8/F5C82R6I9QWK2Z8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/82R6/I9QWK2Z8/F5C82R6I9QWK2Z8.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Discovery Education http://www.instructables.com/id/Discover-Education/
Discovery Education - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/5PIY/I9L6KFE4/FQZ5PIYI9L6KFE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/5PIY/I9L6KFE4/FQZ5PIYI9L6KFE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/5PIY/I9L6KFE4/FQZ5PIYI9L6KFE4.SMALL.jpg CoryH Materials:3D printer123D Designwww.thingiverse.comblack and blue filamentgreen, gold, and gold paint makers8 in Blue FLEX LED lightsToggle SwitchDrillHot glue and feltplumbers glue Designs I went through a couple of designs. It was difficult to to get the "D" and the globe to fit together like I...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 10:58:03 PDT
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/BeamBox-A-tower-that-glows-to-your-commands/
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel BeamBox - The partly 3D printed, part hand crafted rectangular tower that glows to your commands, either pre-determined, to music or by using specialised lighting software.The design is very similar to the VortoLight but with a different goal in mind. The goal of the BeamBox is to be easy and fun to...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 02:56:33 PDT
Building an Exoskeleton for the Google Science Fair http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Exoskeleton-for-the-Google-Science-Fai/
Building an Exoskeleton for the Google Science Fair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/VI6N/I9JR8FAW/FIAVI6NI9JR8FAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/VI6N/I9JR8FAW/FIAVI6NI9JR8FAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/VI6N/I9JR8FAW/FIAVI6NI9JR8FAW.SMALL.jpg Pure Carbon I would like to share a project that I've been working on for the last few months. Its an Exoskeleton that uses artificial muscle to move instead of hydraulics or servos. In this Instructable I aim to explain my build process and talk about my project.The Google Science fair is a global science comp...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 21:36:38 PDT
3D Printed Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Quadcopter-2/
3D Printed Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/E6V8/I9LZHIMO/FT6E6V8I9LZHIMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/E6V8/I9LZHIMO/FT6E6V8I9LZHIMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/E6V8/I9LZHIMO/FT6E6V8I9LZHIMO.SMALL.jpg jdude6098 This is how to make a 3D printed quadcopter. It can be printed without support material and is secured using zip ties. The download for the pieces are here. More info about printing and other stuff is here. I will make it as soon as I get my 3D printer and add many more steps. Credit to Brendan22 on...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 14:32:23 PDT
Laser Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Painting/
Laser Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/HF4Z/I9JR3A5S/F1GHF4ZI9JR3A5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/HF4Z/I9JR3A5S/F1GHF4ZI9JR3A5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/HF4Z/I9JR3A5S/F1GHF4ZI9JR3A5S.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales Imagine being able to paint anywhere and on any surface, no matter how big the canvas is or how far it seems to be! This robotic controlled laser lets turn any landscapes into canvas. Please be responsible while using lasers, never point them at people or animals. Also be aware that people can rea...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 20:55:31 PDT
Tact: Low-cost, Advanced Prosthetic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Tact-Low-cost-Advanced-Prosthetic-Hand/
Tact: Low-cost, Advanced Prosthetic Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SMALL.jpg Patrick S In this instructable I'll show you how to make Tact, a low-cost, open-source prosthetic hand. Tact exceeds other open-source prosthetic hand models in several ways: it costs only $100 for all components ($250 to also add myoelectric control), can be assembled using only one hand and a clamp, achieve...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 11:34:06 PDT
3D Printing Glue http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Glue-Pot/
3D Printing Glue - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/LHO8/I9FGTSXC/FS9LHO8I9FGTSXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/LHO8/I9FGTSXC/FS9LHO8I9FGTSXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/LHO8/I9FGTSXC/FS9LHO8I9FGTSXC.SMALL.jpg northernmenace This is a quick instructable to make the most useful accessory to 3D printing, the Glue.Things needed:Nail Polish bottles - online, I got mine from an Australian beauty Salon SuppliesAcetone - Local Hardware storeScrap plastic Material - Byproduct of 3d printingOptional - Syringe and 4ml fish tank a...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 17:02:08 PDT
Simple and Cheap Acetone Smoothing http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Cheap-Acetone-Smoothing/
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By: northernmenace

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Fri, 8 May 2015 16:27:24 PDT
Concrete Ashtray http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Ashtray/
Concrete Ashtray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/DIQQ/I9FGSEJK/F8IDIQQI9FGSEJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/DIQQ/I9FGSEJK/F8IDIQQI9FGSEJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/DIQQ/I9FGSEJK/F8IDIQQI9FGSEJK.SMALL.jpg MERCHAT RĂ©mi Hello, I am going to show you an Ashtray I designed using a 3D printed model.I often use 3D printers, I really like the result we can get, but some objects can't be made of plastic... like the ashtray ! that's why I decided to use a 3D printer to create a formwork. Using this method, I am able to cr...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 09:35:25 PDT
3D Printing Whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Whistle/
3D Printing Whistle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/JKN6/I9EOSOD2/F1UJKN6I9EOSOD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/JKN6/I9EOSOD2/F1UJKN6I9EOSOD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/JKN6/I9EOSOD2/F1UJKN6I9EOSOD2.SMALL.jpg Ally Zhao This whistle actually makes the familiar whistle sound. It print the ball inside the whistle in one shot, and without any support material in it. Then break it after printing with a small tweezers or other tools.The whistle size was 25x40x20mm, only need 45min to print out. You should love it. Let's...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 01:25:51 PDT
Geneva Drive Gear Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Geneva-Drive-Gear-Clock/
Geneva Drive Gear Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/8HE8/I9GWBZDQ/F9Z8HE8I9GWBZDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/8HE8/I9GWBZDQ/F9Z8HE8I9GWBZDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/8HE8/I9GWBZDQ/F9Z8HE8I9GWBZDQ.SMALL.jpg Proto G I designed this geneva drive gear clock a while back but work has prevented me from being able to print it. I have a 3D Printer behind my desk at work but it has been running parts for a couple months now so I can't really use it at the moment. It works by attaching a stepper motor to the orange d...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 10:06:12 PDT
3D Printed Wind Turbine uses Bamboo http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Wind-Turbine-uses-Bamboo/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 09:51:15 PDT
3D Printed Sunglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Sunglasses/
3D Printed Sunglasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/2NSW/I9CLWJG2/FZW2NSWI9CLWJG2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/2NSW/I9CLWJG2/FZW2NSWI9CLWJG2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/2NSW/I9CLWJG2/FZW2NSWI9CLWJG2.SMALL.jpg Matt Carl Materials:Donor sunglasses, caliper (ruler can be used instead), modeling program, 3D Printer, Dremel with cutoff wheel, screwdriver, sandpaper Measuring From the donor sunglasses you'll want to use a caliper and measure out all the feature of the glasses so you can design it in a modeling progra...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 17:06:47 PDT
Makey Makey- Storyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Storyboard/
Makey Makey- Storyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/H14H/I9B6HTGS/F5SH14HI9B6HTGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/H14H/I9B6HTGS/F5SH14HI9B6HTGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/H14H/I9B6HTGS/F5SH14HI9B6HTGS.SMALL.jpg Srinjita This puzzle is used to build a storyboard with different 3D printed puzzle pieces. Each piece is uniquely identified by a different resistor. This is placed on the board, which completes a voltage divider circuit and is recognized by the MakeyMakey through an analogRead function. It used this to cr...
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Tue, 5 May 2015 18:49:50 PDT
MakerBot Replicator 2 Fast Clean Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/MakerBot-Replicator-2-Fast-Clean-Guide/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 09:25:19 PDT
Transforming Tree 3D Printed Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-Tree-3D-Printed-Toy/
Transforming Tree 3D Printed Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/LTTM/I9B6GVF3/FUFLTTMI9B6GVF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/LTTM/I9B6GVF3/FUFLTTMI9B6GVF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/LTTM/I9B6GVF3/FUFLTTMI9B6GVF3.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus Twist one way and this toy turns shows a slow spiral pattern. Spin it the other way and you get a very different stairstepping pattern. It's all a matter of playing with angles of rotation. Thanks to parametric design and 3D printing it's a quick path from idea to reality. If you like this, pl...
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Tue, 5 May 2015 09:20:53 PDT
Cleaning Robot (instructables updated)) http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-vacuum-cleaner-robot/
Cleaning Robot (instructables updated)) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/ECH6/I98BPATF/FEEECH6I98BPATF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/ECH6/I98BPATF/FEEECH6I98BPATF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/ECH6/I98BPATF/FEEECH6I98BPATF.SMALL.jpg jake_lee_1105 Not long a ago, I started to search Instructables to find how to build a obstacle avoiding robot, then I had this idea to build a mini version Irobot vacuum cleaner. Materials that you need for this project.1) 3D printer and a software thatt you can build 3D with 2) Step motors x 2, and step motors ...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 22:36:12 PDT
3D Printed - Mother's Day Gift Card Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Mothers-Day-Gift-Card-Holder/
3D Printed - Mother's Day Gift Card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/YGY6/I98BMIX3/FB8YGY6I98BMIX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/YGY6/I98BMIX3/FB8YGY6I98BMIX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/YGY6/I98BMIX3/FB8YGY6I98BMIX3.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Mother' day is fast approaching, and if your lazy like me and into giving gift cards instead of making something crafty. 3D print one of these gift card holder which you leave on the table with the Gift card for Mom or put it on the breakfast tray your planing to cook.The gift card holder then dou...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 16:41:16 PDT
Make Your Own 3D Designs - Intro to the Creative World of 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-3D-Designs-Intro-to-the-Creative-Wor/
Make Your Own 3D Designs - Intro to the Creative World of 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/P5FF/I96WC2P5/FS9P5FFI96WC2P5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/P5FF/I96WC2P5/FS9P5FFI96WC2P5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/P5FF/I96WC2P5/FS9P5FFI96WC2P5.SMALL.jpg TaskMaster 3D printing, which began in 1984, has quickly become one of the biggest phenomena in modern prototyping and science. In fact in only a few years manufacturing processes have started to form around the possibilities that 3D printing yields. As well, many companies have started to realize the potentia...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 14:45:38 PDT
Ultrasonic Misting 3D Print Vapor Polisher http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Misting-3D-Printing-Vapor-Polisher/
Ultrasonic Misting 3D Print Vapor Polisher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/YZOE/I98BL5T7/FISYZOEI98BL5T7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/YZOE/I98BL5T7/FISYZOEI98BL5T7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/YZOE/I98BL5T7/FISYZOEI98BL5T7.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike Vapor polishing is nothing new. Experienced 3D printing enthusiasts are well aware that you can smooth the surface of 3D printed objects by exposing them to the right solvents. There are a few existing methods for doing this, but each of them comes with unique drawbacks. What's needed is a better s...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 08:55:01 PDT