Instructables: exploring - technology - 3d printing http://www.instructables.com Thu, 2 Oct 2014 10:20:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 Quick Start Guide: Shapeways http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Start-Guide-Shapeways/
Quick Start Guide: Shapeways - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/WMCM/I0NOLXDA/FXPWMCMI0NOLXDA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/WMCM/I0NOLXDA/FXPWMCMI0NOLXDA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/WMCM/I0NOLXDA/FXPWMCMI0NOLXDA.SMALL.jpg azelinskie What you will need:STL fileDon't have one? Maybe you should hire a 3d designer:https://www.shapeways.com/hire/designer Upload your file Go to:https://www.shapeways.comand click on the DESIGN link then click UPLOAD.A box will pop up and you can choose your file and you unit of measurement. Choo...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:17:05 PDT
Generative 3d Printing with Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Generative-3d-Printing-with-Processing/
Generative 3d Printing with Processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/2FO9/I0NOHYCN/FIP2FO9I0NOHYCN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/2FO9/I0NOHYCN/FIP2FO9I0NOHYCN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/2FO9/I0NOHYCN/FIP2FO9I0NOHYCN.SMALL.jpg katherinel This Instructable will teach you how to create generative objects with Processing code that can be 3d printed. One of the delights of using generative code to print things is that you can randomize certain elements so that every time you render a piece, it's completely unique. I was heavily inspired...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:35:12 PDT
Turn *any* Video into a 3D Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-any-Video-into-a-3D-Model/
Turn *any* Video into a 3D Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/TPR2/I0LCJDLO/FT4TPR2I0LCJDLO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/TPR2/I0LCJDLO/FT4TPR2I0LCJDLO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/TPR2/I0LCJDLO/FT4TPR2I0LCJDLO.SMALL.jpg jeffchuber Your iPhone, or any smartphone, or device capable of recording video, is actually a very powerful tool to create 3d representations of your world. It's really easy, and only requires a few free software packages. It is possible to do on a Mac, but the free software we are going to use today runs bes...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:25:40 PDT
3D Printed Cake Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Cake-Topper/
3D Printed Cake Topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/TC0H/I0NOFNR8/FW3TC0HI0NOFNR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/TC0H/I0NOFNR8/FW3TC0HI0NOFNR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/TC0H/I0NOFNR8/FW3TC0HI0NOFNR8.SMALL.jpg nochanceinhell3856 Add some personality to your next cake by creating a 3D printed cake topper with your favorite or original design. This project started when I was asked to take a 3D jewelry pendant that I created of the old EPCOT logo and turn it into a Cake Topper for an EPCOT Themed Wedding. What is needed ...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:52:06 PDT
3D Printing for Two-Part Silicone Molds http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-for-Two-Part-Silicone-Molds/
3D Printing for Two-Part Silicone Molds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/E1SS/I0NOF9W1/F39E1SSI0NOF9W1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/E1SS/I0NOF9W1/F39E1SSI0NOF9W1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/E1SS/I0NOF9W1/F39E1SSI0NOF9W1.SMALL.jpg pdelorey 3D printing is a great process for producing parts of high complexity. Any part is no more costly to make than the next, generally speaking. Still, 3D printing is not always the best method for producing multiple copies of these parts, as the process can be slow and the material options are somewhat...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:45:27 PDT
Minibuilders - How to 3d print big structures with small robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Minibuilders-How-to-3d-print-big-structures-with-s/
Minibuilders - How to 3d print big structures with small robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/QPCP/I0LDTO65/F4GQPCPI0LDTO65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/QPCP/I0LDTO65/F4GQPCPI0LDTO65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/QPCP/I0LDTO65/F4GQPCPI0LDTO65.SMALL.jpg Minibuilders There has always been a close relationship between architecture and technology. However, recently architecture has stagnated and the construction industry has been slow to adopt technologies that are already well established in other fields. Whilst we design digitally we still construct manually. Ro...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 07:52:19 PDT
Basic 3D Print guide for Prusa i3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-3D-Print-guide-for-Prusa-i3/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:43:03 PDT
The Photographer Car Mods http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Photographer-Car-Mods/
The Photographer Car Mods - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7VK4/I0G95PSU/F1A7VK4I0G95PSU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7VK4/I0G95PSU/F1A7VK4I0G95PSU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7VK4/I0G95PSU/F1A7VK4I0G95PSU.SMALL.jpg Moussaillette Alright! So here's my project: I'm going to 3D print at the local maker-space accessories for my car geared towards a passion of mine: photography. I always have my gear in bags and keep forgetting things or loosing them so this time I'm going to keep everything properly arranged in my car. Of cours...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 02:18:00 PDT
Convert any 2D image to a 3D object using OpenSCAD (and only free software) http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-any-2D-image-to-a-3D-object-using-OpenSCAD/
Convert any 2D image to a 3D object using OpenSCAD (and only free software) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/XDOA/I0FFEDD9/FAUXDOAI0FFEDD9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/XDOA/I0FFEDD9/FAUXDOAI0FFEDD9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/XDOA/I0FFEDD9/FAUXDOAI0FFEDD9.SMALL.jpg R-I-H-A-M I have recently become quite obsessed with 3D design and printing, since I have very little design experience I have been relying extensively on OpenSCAD, it makes designing 3D objects just too easy not to try, if you want to make 3D models from an image or SVG file, you can do it very easily - ther...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:47:42 PDT
Using Maya to create a professional product render quickly for Shapeways http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Maya-to-create-a-professional-product-render/
Using Maya to create a professional product render quickly for Shapeways - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/OOLI/I0C94YKM/F4QOOLII0C94YKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/OOLI/I0C94YKM/F4QOOLII0C94YKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/OOLI/I0C94YKM/F4QOOLII0C94YKM.SMALL.jpg paintnpixels When selling a model design on 3D printing websites such as Shapeways, I believe it's important to create both a beautiful and professional first impression for a customer when they land on your product page.In this lesson, we are going to use Maya 2015 to build up a lighting stage, create a few mat...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:00:15 PDT
How to accurately calibrate your 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Calibrating-your-3D-printer-using-minimal-filament/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:34:23 PDT
3D Printing Mash-up Sculptures using Maya + uPrint/Mojo Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Mash-up-Sculptures-using-Maya-uPrintMo/
3D Printing Mash-up Sculptures using Maya + uPrint/Mojo Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/V7PF/I08OVZIC/FRLV7PFI08OVZIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/V7PF/I08OVZIC/FRLV7PFI08OVZIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/V7PF/I08OVZIC/FRLV7PFI08OVZIC.SMALL.jpg morehshin This instructable will walk you through a basic step by step instruction for preparing a mash-up sculpture, created in Maya, Freeform (or other Open Source software) and 3D printed using UPrint and/or Mojo printer. This specific model (#buddha + #simpson) is part of a series of combined, sculptural ...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:02:11 PDT
Quick Start Guide: Printing with Ultimaker 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Start-Guide-Printing-with-Ultimaker-2/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:04:41 PDT
Making a USB Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-USB-Game-Controller/
Making a USB Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SMALL.jpg NextFab Here at NextFab, we designed a fully functional, USB game controller for Philly Tech Week. This project will be particularly tricky without some more serious electronics equipment or a local makerspace with the proper tools, but we thought we would post our walk-through in case you do have the acce...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:36:25 PDT
Free hand music grip holder for iPhone 5/5s (3D printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-instrument-single-hand-grip-holder-for-iPhon/
Free hand music grip holder for iPhone 5/5s (3D printing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SMALL.jpg danleow I have made this many months ago and finally I am putting it up here today so here you go.... If you like the design please vote :)USE THIS DESIGN FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL USE ONLY.Project motivation:There are tons of music app for iPhone but the phone is not ergonomically design to be use as musical i...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:37 PDT
3Dponics http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-3Dponics/
3Dponics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/97ZP/I0291EJU/FK397ZPI0291EJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/97ZP/I0291EJU/FK397ZPI0291EJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/97ZP/I0291EJU/FK397ZPI0291EJU.SMALL.jpg 3Dponics 3Dponics by 3Dprintler is the first 3D-printable hydroponics system! With just 3D-printed parts and a few other reusable, easily sourced materials, you're set to build your own 3Dponics system in your house or apartment.It took our team about two years to fully develop 3Dponics. After using the syst...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 13:35:28 PDT
Making Imaginary Drinking Hydrants http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Imaginary-Drinking-Hydrants/
Making Imaginary Drinking Hydrants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/H6DE/HZV3OTRV/FFBH6DEHZV3OTRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/H6DE/HZV3OTRV/FFBH6DEHZV3OTRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/H6DE/HZV3OTRV/FFBH6DEHZV3OTRV.SMALL.jpg scottkildall Imaginary Drinking Hydrants is a mapping and fabrication project, which is part of a larger project, called Water Works.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 for this ...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 08:34:25 PDT
Preparing 3D scans for 3D printing, with Rhino and Netfabb Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Preparing-3D-scans-for-3D-printing-with-Rhino-and-/
Preparing 3D scans for 3D printing, with Rhino and Netfabb Pro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/3KXY/HZQTG9E9/F213KXYHZQTG9E9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/3KXY/HZQTG9E9/F213KXYHZQTG9E9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/3KXY/HZQTG9E9/F213KXYHZQTG9E9.SMALL.jpg sophiekahn Raw 3D scans present a number of challenges for 3D printing. Unless the object was scanned in 360 degrees, the scan file will appear as a shell with no thickness. They also frequently contain holes, self-intersections, non-manifold geometry, and incorrectly oriented polygons. We need to address all ...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 08:51:10 PDT
Rotary Vending Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Vending-Prototype/
Rotary Vending Prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/AUNZ/HZMJ56Z5/FK4AUNZHZMJ56Z5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/AUNZ/HZMJ56Z5/FK4AUNZHZMJ56Z5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/AUNZ/HZMJ56Z5/FK4AUNZHZMJ56Z5.SMALL.jpg kenshin1 This tutorial explains how to build and program an online operated rotary dispensing machine that could be used in a variety of applications including vending products. This is the next step of development towards an open source vending machine since our last instrucatable located here. You may noti...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:26:34 PDT
RFID access system http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-access-system/
RFID access system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/ZMFJ/HZL3NGTX/FRFZMFJHZL3NGTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/ZMFJ/HZL3NGTX/FRFZMFJHZL3NGTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/ZMFJ/HZL3NGTX/FRFZMFJHZL3NGTX.SMALL.jpg Kale_3d In this instructable I will show you how to make an arduino powered RFID access system that can be easily modified to fit the needs of any project. Before we get in to the build let me explain the technology behind the RFID reader and tags. In case you don't know already RFID stands for Radio Freque...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:55:30 PDT
Become Your Own 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Become-Your-Own-3D-Printer/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:13:27 PDT
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 on TinkerCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-3D-printed-beaded-ball-chain-drive-pul/
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 on TinkerCAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SMALL.jpg anisabboud In this instructable, I will explain how to design a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley that works with the Stepper Motor NEMA 17.In one of my projects in the CMSC838F class at the University of Maryland (taught by Prof. Jon Froehlich), we put a stuffed bunny on the lab's window, and using Mi...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:22:24 PDT
3D Printed Audio Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Audio-Jewelry/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:02:27 PDT
Fiber Composite 3D Printing (The Bug) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Composite-3D-Printing-The-Bug/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:28:45 PDT
Machining a PCB Using an Inexpensive CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Machining-a-PCB-Using-an-Inexpensive-CNC-Machine/
Machining a PCB Using an Inexpensive CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6H69/HZ9O5DY9/FZ46H69HZ9O5DY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6H69/HZ9O5DY9/FZ46H69HZ9O5DY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/6H69/HZ9O5DY9/FZ46H69HZ9O5DY9.SMALL.jpg zentoolworks Introduction: For this tutorial we are going to take a design that we made from EAGLE, use PCB-GCode and Autoleveler software to load it into our ZEN Toolworks Mach 3 CNC machine. What we can do is then create circuit boards using our own designs right before our very eyes.Mat...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:06:52 PDT
Straw Cable/Wire Management Sleeve for 3d Printers and Arduino Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-CableWire-Management-Sleeve-for-3d-Printers-/
Straw Cable/Wire Management Sleeve for 3d Printers and Arduino Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/U8FH/HZ2ITY8E/FM4U8FHHZ2ITY8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/U8FH/HZ2ITY8E/FM4U8FHHZ2ITY8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/U8FH/HZ2ITY8E/FM4U8FHHZ2ITY8E.SMALL.jpg Gibbtronic This is an instructable for how to make a cheap cable management sleeve using a straw. It's a good way to re-use some unwanted rubbish and tidy up your cables at the same time.I recently built a low budget I3 Prusa 3D printer using parts sourced from cheap suppliers in Taiwan and plastic components...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:46:24 PDT
Projection Mapped Sculpture with OpenFrameworks and Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Projection-Mapped-Sculpture-with-OpenFrameworks-an/
Projection Mapped Sculpture with OpenFrameworks and Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/XF7J/HZ13H93N/F5IXF7JHZ13H93N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/XF7J/HZ13H93N/F5IXF7JHZ13H93N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/XF7J/HZ13H93N/F5IXF7JHZ13H93N.SMALL.jpg gabrieldunne This Instructable about creating a simple sculpture that is augmented with projection mapping, designed to run on the Raspberry Pi, built with OpenFrameworks. Projection Mapping is a process that relies on knowledge of the physical space, graphics software, and installation of the hardware necessary...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:55:38 PDT
Recreating 17th century glassware from Delft http://www.instructables.com/id/Recreating-17th-century-glassware-from-Delft/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:18:26 PDT
Simple spring clamps for torch light on bicycle (3D printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-spring-clamps-for-torch-light-on-bicycle-3D/
Simple spring clamps for torch light on bicycle (3D printing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/AFEN/HYY8NL4P/FRJAFENHYY8NL4P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/AFEN/HYY8NL4P/FRJAFENHYY8NL4P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/AFEN/HYY8NL4P/FRJAFENHYY8NL4P.SMALL.jpg danleow This is a simple spring clamp for torch light and bicycle handle bar. I have attached the STL files, there are two parts:Part 1: Torch light clamp with two stl files, clamplight1v1.stl and clamplight2v1.stl.Part 2: Bicycle handle bar with two stl files, clampbar1v1.stl and clampbar2v1.stl.The metal ...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:43:50 PDT
PVC PLA Plastic Roll Holder for 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-PLA-Plastic-Roll-Holder-for-3D-Printing/
PVC PLA Plastic Roll Holder for 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/G4PP/HYSU54XO/FSKG4PPHYSU54XO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/G4PP/HYSU54XO/FSKG4PPHYSU54XO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/G4PP/HYSU54XO/FSKG4PPHYSU54XO.SMALL.jpg bonedoggie I had purchased a Printrbot Metal 3D printer and did not have a stand to hold the PLA filament that it uses. I was keen on keeping it simple so I would not need to disassemble the stand to switch colors/spools. There are of course many commercial options for such a spool holder, but I had the PVC i...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:39:58 PDT
Light Saber USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Saber-USB-Charger/
Light Saber USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/2M0V/HYCSWJ7B/FMO2M0VHYCSWJ7B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/2M0V/HYCSWJ7B/FMO2M0VHYCSWJ7B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/2M0V/HYCSWJ7B/FMO2M0VHYCSWJ7B.SMALL.jpg jedii72 I do not know about you, but my Iphone suffers from a power problem where it seems to drain the battery a lot faster than it used too. I think it has something to do with the current version of iOS7. Anyway, I need to keep my phone plugged into a power source while at work or home. But when I'm o...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 10:06:35 PDT
Shadow Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-Sculpture/
Shadow Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales This is the first one of a short series that I am making. Often I believe we constantly go around our lives looking at the world with the wrong light, maybe just the wrong perspective. I don't mean that we see thing negatively, I just think we often miss the beauty around us. Modeling The first ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:16:53 PDT
littleBits Connector Clips http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Connector-Clips/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:17:40 PDT
3D Printed DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-DC-Motor/
3D Printed DC Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SMALL.jpg pitrack I designed and 3D printed a Brushless Direct Current (BLDC) motor, and used an Arduino to control the motor. All parts of the motor, excluding magnets, solenoid wrapping wire, and hall effect sensors, were printed with a Makerbot Replicator 2. The video shows the completed working motor.This instruc...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:27 PDT
3D Printed Rock Candy http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Rock-Candy/
3D Printed Rock Candy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/7ITC/HY3Z9R8Z/F977ITCHY3Z9R8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/7ITC/HY3Z9R8Z/F977ITCHY3Z9R8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/7ITC/HY3Z9R8Z/F977ITCHY3Z9R8Z.SMALL.jpg Aaron Porterfield Do you have a sweet tooth? Like Breaking Bad? If you have free time and enjoy watching things grow, you might like growing sugar crystals.I thought it would be interesting to see if / how sugar crystals would grow on a 3D printed surface, and if I could manipulate how they grow based on the structur...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:21:23 PDT
3D Scanners : Cosmonaut Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Scanners-Cosmonaut-Glove/
3D Scanners : Cosmonaut Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/MA5M/HY21VW0L/FDTMA5MHY21VW0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/MA5M/HY21VW0L/FDTMA5MHY21VW0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/MA5M/HY21VW0L/FDTMA5MHY21VW0L.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft OverviewThis Instructable will detail how to use the Artec Eva and Spider 3D scanners. The scanners are capable of generating high quality 3D Scans and models. They work by projecting a pattern onto an object , while capturing the data in real-time through photos. Next, you use Artec Studios to run ...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:51:49 PDT
Tools for 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-for-printing-using-a-Printrbot-3D-Printer/
Tools for 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/2KHT/HY086DGS/F232KHTHY086DGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/2KHT/HY086DGS/F232KHTHY086DGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/2KHT/HY086DGS/F232KHTHY086DGS.SMALL.jpg kevinandersen So you bought yourself a 3D Printer, maybe a PrintrBot Simple Metal like I did, and you want to get started taking over the world with your mad printing skills. Before you do, however, I've made a list of tools that I think can make your daily life with a 3D-printer a lot easier... Masking tape B...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:25:12 PDT
Thermoforming 3D Printed PLA for Use in Prostethics http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoforming-3D-Printed-PLA-for-Use-in-Prostethic/
Thermoforming 3D Printed PLA for Use in Prostethics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JN33/HXZO516I/F27JN33HXZO516I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JN33/HXZO516I/F27JN33HXZO516I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JN33/HXZO516I/F27JN33HXZO516I.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian One of the biggest challenges in low-cost 3D printed prosthetic devices is achieving the proper fit. If the loads on the device are not properly distributed across the skin and underlying tissue, it can lead to irritation, bruising, or rashes. In the case of the body-driven prosthetic devices that...
By: andreasbastian

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:10:54 PDT
100% Solved - Clean blocked extruder nozzle in 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Solved-Clean-blocked-nozzle-in-3D-printing/
100% Solved - Clean blocked extruder nozzle in 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/SIGW/HXYA49O5/FYPSIGWHXYA49O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/SIGW/HXYA49O5/FYPSIGWHXYA49O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/SIGW/HXYA49O5/FYPSIGWHXYA49O5.SMALL.jpg danleow Signs of blocked nozzle when filament are not extruding uniformly, extrude very thin filament than usual or not coming out from nozzle. What you need: (It will cost you less than $15)1. Acetone ($7 for small bottle)2. Torch (Available on eBay at around $5) 3. Very thin wireImportant note: Please rea...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:30:08 PDT
Hubless Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Hubless-Gear/
Hubless Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/SLSI/HXLMOFPP/F8SSLSIHXLMOFPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/SLSI/HXLMOFPP/F8SSLSIHXLMOFPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/SLSI/HXLMOFPP/F8SSLSIHXLMOFPP.SMALL.jpg daveenterprises IntroductionIn order to understand this project, one must first understand the concept of a hubless wheel. A hubless wheel is basically a wheel without a center, which is empty. Hubless technology is still an emerging field and has a lot of promise for the future. Many applications such as automotiv...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 06:28:37 PDT
SelfiesBot — Twitterbot that takes Selfies using Rapsberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/SelfiesBot-Twitterbot-that-takes-Selfies-using-Rap/
SelfiesBot — Twitterbot that takes Selfies using Rapsberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/8F3A/HXMKQST1/FMJ8F3AHXMKQST1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/8F3A/HXMKQST1/FMJ8F3AHXMKQST1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/8F3A/HXMKQST1/FMJ8F3AHXMKQST1.SMALL.jpg scottkildall SelfiesBot is a Twitterbot that takes...Selfies! The Twitter feed for @selfiesbot is here.SelfiesBot is a sculpture that uses a Raspberry Pi to take a photo, preview it and then post it to its Twitter account.This Instructable will give details of the software, electronics and physical construction ...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:45:30 PDT
Quality Finish 3D Prints with Acetone http://www.instructables.com/id/Quality-Finish-3D-Prints-with-Acetone/
Quality Finish 3D Prints with Acetone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/QPCF/HXHR8OMA/F4OQPCFHXHR8OMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/QPCF/HXHR8OMA/F4OQPCFHXHR8OMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/QPCF/HXHR8OMA/F4OQPCFHXHR8OMA.SMALL.jpg zkus 3D printing is great. With one machine, you can create nearly any shape to satisfy your rapid prototyping needs. But sometimes, you dont want a prototype. You want a nice, strong, high quality final product. With just a little post print work with Acetone on your ABS prints, you can have it.Acetone ...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:27:32 PDT
3D Printed TINY Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-TINY-Planters/
3D Printed TINY Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/HLDZ/HXEZ73HW/FH8HLDZHXEZ73HW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/HLDZ/HXEZ73HW/FH8HLDZHXEZ73HW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/HLDZ/HXEZ73HW/FH8HLDZHXEZ73HW.SMALL.jpg deenakhattab Inspired by the interesting planters that populate Autodesk's Pier 9 office, I sought to create my own version of the office planter on a micro scale. My goal was to allow plants to flourish in the most unlikely of places — tiny crevices between desks.(You can read my original blogpost about this pr...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 17:00:51 PDT
3D Printer Filament Reel Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Filament-Reel-Holder/
3D Printer Filament Reel Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/JEAZ/HXDPBRRF/FQCJEAZHXDPBRRF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/JEAZ/HXDPBRRF/FQCJEAZHXDPBRRF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/JEAZ/HXDPBRRF/FQCJEAZHXDPBRRF.SMALL.jpg zzenn This instructable shows how to make a 3D printer filament reel holder using an older desktop computer stand.The holder has bearings and is adjustable for different size filament reels. Start with a desktop computer stand. First, find a computer stand that was used to hold an older desktop compute...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 18:35:00 PDT
3D Printed Blooming Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Blooming-Flowers/
3D Printed Blooming Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/6LWL/HX1WDCK4/FRT6LWLHX1WDCK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/6LWL/HX1WDCK4/FRT6LWLHX1WDCK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/6LWL/HX1WDCK4/FRT6LWLHX1WDCK4.SMALL.jpg MikaelaHolmes These creepily beautiful pod blossoms grew out of my desire to create a flower that would open and close with mechanical actuation. I was playing with a tentacle shape that two fellow Pier 9 Artists in Residence (Andreas Bastian and Anouk Wipprecht) had been experimenting with. I created many diff...
By: MikaelaHolmes

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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:24:45 PDT
DIY 3D Tilt Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3D-Tilt-Sensor/
DIY 3D Tilt Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/CTT7/HX1WBZ4J/F2BCTT7HX1WBZ4J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/CTT7/HX1WBZ4J/F2BCTT7HX1WBZ4J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/CTT7/HX1WBZ4J/F2BCTT7HX1WBZ4J.SMALL.jpg tamberg How to build a DIY 3D tilt sensor Bluetooth HID controller Fun, educational to build, and a bit like magic. Check this video of the DIY 3D tilt sensor hooked up to Philips Hue. The project is designed to be made in a FabLab (Zürich represent!) with a laser cutter, a 3D printer and a soldering iron....
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:26:21 PDT
iPhone pinhole camera http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-pinhole-camera/
iPhone pinhole camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SMALL.jpg deenakhattab One day I was browsing through 123D and Thingiverse when I noticed that no one had ever made a pinhole camera for the iPhone. Here we are in a world where 3D printing is a thing that exists and people are still taping tiny-holed cardboard squares over their iPhone cameras to achieve that coveted gra...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:15:28 PDT
Decimated 3D Printed Chess Set printed on Series 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Custom-3D-Printed-and-Lasercut-Chess-Set/
Decimated 3D Printed Chess Set printed on Series 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Why buy a chess set when you can just make one! It's easy and free to download or model your own and 3D print it at home. In this instructable we will go over where to find or how to make base geometry using Autodesk 360 Fusion or the Autodesk 123 Gallery. Then how to clean and prep the meshed fo...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:30:32 PDT
The Microwave: A Color 3D Scanner for Small Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Microwave-A-Color-3D-Scanner-for-Small-Objects/
The Microwave: A Color 3D Scanner for Small Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SMALL.jpg sfrayne Have you ever wanted to 3D scan a stuffed animal, or a little ceramic dinosaur, or perhaps an owl whistle? You know, to contribute to the volumetric digital repository of civilization. Well, I have good news for you - all you need is a lightbox, a cheap turntable display, a big sheet of white pape...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 02:34:08 PDT
Conversational Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Conversational-Gloves/
Conversational Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/ZI49/HWNUHPDA/FE9ZI49HWNUHPDA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/ZI49/HWNUHPDA/FE9ZI49HWNUHPDA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/ZI49/HWNUHPDA/FE9ZI49HWNUHPDA.SMALL.jpg rachel_yalisove This is what came out of my attempt at combining some of my favorite tools and themes...Grasshopper, 3D printing, kinetic motion, and linguistics. I put these gloves on my friends, asked them to tell me a story, and used Grasshopper to record the data from their hand gestures. While these gloves ar...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 19:54:27 PDT