Instructables: exploring - technology - 3d printing http://www.instructables.com Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:21:49 PST BLOX v1.01 Sound Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Lamp/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:09:31 PST
Liminal Mass: 3D Printed Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Liminal-Mass-3D-Printed-Ceiling/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:48:48 PST
Kafkaesque http://www.instructables.com/id/Kafka/
Kafkaesque - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/4KW8/I58IAG58/FY64KW8I58IAG58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/4KW8/I58IAG58/FY64KW8I58IAG58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/4KW8/I58IAG58/FY64KW8I58IAG58.SMALL.jpg brit.bunkley Most of the work was made using a Leapfrog Creatr 3D printer. The "insects" were fabricated with 2 - 20 parts, "cut" in Netfabb, and then "welded" together with acetone/abs slurry. They were then sanded and painted. The classical and architectural pieces were made from scans and found digital models...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:44:50 PST
Build a Gear Time Quad Gear Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Gear-Time-Quad-Gear-Frame/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:13:08 PST
Assembly of e-NABLE's Raptor Reloaded Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembly-of-e-NABLEs-Raptor-Reloaded-Hand/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:42:19 PST
Miniature LED City http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-LED-City/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:51:34 PST
Ritual Pig Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Ritual-Pig-Head/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:13:59 PST
Industrial ASMR: Mining an Objet 3D Printer for Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-ASMR-Mining-an-Objet-3D-Printer-for-Sou/
Industrial ASMR: Mining an Objet 3D Printer for Sound - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/4RAZ/I4VQ6CRX/F6G4RAZI4VQ6CRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/4RAZ/I4VQ6CRX/F6G4RAZI4VQ6CRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/4RAZ/I4VQ6CRX/F6G4RAZI4VQ6CRX.SMALL.jpg qdot Ever wonder what it sounds like to be inside a 3D Printer as it's printing? Well, let's find out! Equipment Used First off, we'll need to pack equipment for this sound mining adventure.tl;dr list: Sound Recorder, Microphones, Preamps. Read on if you want to experience gear nerdery. Sound Recor...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:09:26 PST
San Francisco Archipelago http://www.instructables.com/id/San-Francisco-Archipelago/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 12:43:27 PST
String Fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/String-Fountain/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:29:51 PST
3D Printing Pen Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Pen-Tutorial/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:57:24 PST
Design for 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-for-3D-Printing/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 23:16:52 PST
Wireless 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-3D-Printing/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:08:59 PST
3D Printed Head Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Head-Planters/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:42:58 PST
San Francisco: Past, Present, Future http://www.instructables.com/id/San-Francisco-Past-Present-Future/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:34:00 PST
Social Topographies of San Francisco http://www.instructables.com/id/Social-Topographies-of-San-Francisco/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:08:45 PST
Design and Print a Bespoke Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-Print-a-Bespoke-Charging-Station/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 20:57:44 PST
How to make a simple 3D house using Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-3D-house-using-Blender/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 17:41:14 PST
Using SketchUp / Making a Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-SketchUp-Making-a-Fan/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 17:30:49 PST
Copy a Car Key with a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Copy-a-Car-Key-with-a-3D-Printer/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:41:06 PST
Custom Sunglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Sunglasses/
Custom Sunglasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/0QF6/I4UNHRYQ/FF20QF6I4UNHRYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/0QF6/I4UNHRYQ/FF20QF6I4UNHRYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/0QF6/I4UNHRYQ/FF20QF6I4UNHRYQ.SMALL.jpg tlp801 When it comes to Sunglasses, one size doesn't fit all. How many times have you sifted through the glasses rack trying on several different pairs that "look cool" but don't fit or look funny because they don't sit right on your face..??Custom 3D printed sunglasses are a game changer! With this tech...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:00:44 PST
3D Pikachu (Pokémon) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Pikachu-Pokémon/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 22:08:28 PST
3D Printed Workbench Power Supply Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Workbench-Power-Supply-Converter/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 08:18:07 PST
3D PRINTED TARDIS http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-PRINTED-TARDIS/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 06:30:38 PST
3d printed Lego Guy / Finishing PLA http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-Lego-Guy-Finishing-PLA/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:57:11 PST
Generative 3D Voronoi Puzzles http://www.instructables.com/id/Generative-3D-Voronoi-Puzzle/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 19:04:18 PST
LED array for backlighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-array-for-backlighting/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 11:36:25 PST
How to Make a Crankbait lure complete with a rattle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Crankbait-lure-complete-with-a-rattl/
How to Make a Crankbait lure complete with a rattle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/O46Y/I4LKJ0II/FMOO46YI4LKJ0II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/O46Y/I4LKJ0II/FMOO46YI4LKJ0II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/O46Y/I4LKJ0II/FMOO46YI4LKJ0II.SMALL.jpg hgb003 This is an instructable on how to 3d print a crankbait with a built in rattle in 3 easy steps. Enjoy! Design the crankbait I designed this crankbait in OpenSCAD. Posted is the code i used:$fn=10 0; translate([0,-.5,0]){rotate([-90,0,0]){difference(){union(){hull(){ sphere(.5); translate([.4,0,-.0...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 19:22:50 PST
Tuning the potentiometers on a Type A Machines Series 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Tuning-the-potentiometers-on-a-Type-A-Machines-Ser/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 14:58:43 PST
Autodesk 123D design- Create a Customizable Lamp/Pen Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Customizable-Lamp/
Autodesk 123D design- Create a Customizable Lamp/Pen Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/7EIZ/I4L763YW/FDY7EIZI4L763YW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/7EIZ/I4L763YW/FDY7EIZI4L763YW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/7EIZ/I4L763YW/FDY7EIZI4L763YW.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Create you own Customizable box, which you can use as a Lamp or a Pen Stand by 3D printing post it size pieces, using images or simple drawing you/your kids have drawn and with the help of 3D design software by Autodesk called 123D design.You can use the customizable box as Pen stand ...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 05:09:42 PST
3D Printed BMW Roundel http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-BMW-Roundel/
3D Printed BMW Roundel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/YQ7O/I4J6ROXM/F7YYQ7OI4J6ROXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/YQ7O/I4J6ROXM/F7YYQ7OI4J6ROXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/YQ7O/I4J6ROXM/F7YYQ7OI4J6ROXM.SMALL.jpg blue-ice I created this BMW roundel (circular logo) for one of my friends, who is interested in BMW cars, as a holiday gift. After looking at images of BMW roundels online, I decided that I would attempt to make one. But instead of buying one of the metal disks that goes on a car from a BMW dealership, I dec...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 09:16:22 PST
Multifunctional Egg Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Multifunctional-Egg-Cup/
Multifunctional Egg Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/73FO/I4ID85KU/FGF73FOI4ID85KU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/73FO/I4ID85KU/FGF73FOI4ID85KU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/73FO/I4ID85KU/FGF73FOI4ID85KU.SMALL.jpg jl154846 In this 'Instructable' I will show you the method of how to make your very own multifunctional egg cup. Are you tired of having to hold your chocolate Easter egg when trying to brake into it? If yes, then fear no more as you can now make an egg cup that can hold your boiled egg for breakfast and you...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 06:27:45 PST
Ripple Shoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Ripple-Shoe/
Ripple Shoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/WO48/I4IWVAVC/FO5WO48I4IWVAVC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/WO48/I4IWVAVC/FO5WO48I4IWVAVC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/WO48/I4IWVAVC/FO5WO48I4IWVAVC.SMALL.jpg rachel_yalisove The difference between any two people's shoes seems menial despite the distinct and separate courses of their lives. Shoes are treated as strangely impersonal when they are a loyal constant, wearing and conforming to the foot incrementally with each step. Observing each step taken is a means to han...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 02:51:48 PST
Mini Build-able Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Build-able-Christmas-Tree/
Mini Build-able Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/NOPG/I4E6DB5F/F59NOPGI4E6DB5F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/NOPG/I4E6DB5F/F59NOPGI4E6DB5F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/NOPG/I4E6DB5F/F59NOPGI4E6DB5F.SMALL.jpg va.dornadula Hi Everyone! Here is some background on the project. This was inspired by a family tradition. Every year for Christmas, my family and I assemble and decorate a tree while listening to carols and eating cookies. Since we were out of town this year, we were not able to build the tree. Instead, I desig...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 15:55:17 PST
Heated Bed For Type A Machines Series 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Heated-Bed-For-Type-A-Machines-Series-1/
Heated Bed For Type A Machines Series 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/WYME/I4LKGJCD/FK8WYMEI4LKGJCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/WYME/I4LKGJCD/FK8WYMEI4LKGJCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/WYME/I4LKGJCD/FK8WYMEI4LKGJCD.SMALL.gif smithallen_studio If you've ever printed something large on an FDM style 3D Printer then you're well aware of the limitations of the technology. Without a heated bed it becomes incredibly difficult to get large prints to stay down without warping. What's a solution to this problem? A heated bed of course! But what...
By: smithallen_studio

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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 08:27:45 PST
Motus Forma http://www.instructables.com/id/Motus-Forma/
Motus Forma - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/XRLQ/I4UNS922/FW4XRLQI4UNS922.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/XRLQ/I4UNS922/FW4XRLQI4UNS922.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/XRLQ/I4UNS922/FW4XRLQI4UNS922.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Motus Forma is a physicalized representation of 10 hours of life in a space. Comprised of 1306 Individual paths and hundreds of nodes each interaction in the space is chronicled and tracked. Dynamic motion is frozen into a complex network of interaction and interface.At once a sculptural form and fu...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 07:59:41 PST
Gopro Scooter Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Gopro-Scooter-Mount/
Gopro Scooter Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/RBT7/I4E663F0/FS8RBT7I4E663F0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/RBT7/I4E663F0/FS8RBT7I4E663F0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/RBT7/I4E663F0/FS8RBT7I4E663F0.SMALL.jpg pucksurfer It's the holiday season, and recently one of my friends got a Gopro. He has been loving it and is supper excited about it (as anyone would be). He also happens to love going on scooter rides. Lately he asked me if I could make a mount to attach his Gopro onto his scooter. I accepted the task and set...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 18:36:15 PST
3D Design and Printing using Free Software http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Design-and-Printing-using-Free-Software/
3D Design and Printing using Free Software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/59PV/I4CMPR2F/FOO59PVI4CMPR2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/59PV/I4CMPR2F/FOO59PVI4CMPR2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/59PV/I4CMPR2F/FOO59PVI4CMPR2F.SMALL.gif CADNinja1 There are many resources for ready-to-print 3D files, but what if you want to design and print your own creation? (Which is where all of the fun really is) This Instructable opens the door to the creative power that lies within you and best of all I will show you how using nothing but free software...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 11:45:59 PST
SodaStream BCRS (Bottle Cap Restraint System) http://www.instructables.com/id/SodaStream-BCRS-Bottle-Cap-Restraint-System/
SodaStream BCRS (Bottle Cap Restraint System) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/WPA7/I48CRBAW/F03WPA7I48CRBAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/WPA7/I48CRBAW/F03WPA7I48CRBAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/WPA7/I48CRBAW/F03WPA7I48CRBAW.SMALL.jpg nlewkowitz I love my SodaStream. I use it so much, that I keep misplacing the caps for the bottles. In order to curtail this behavior, I created a 3D printed solution so the cap remains attached to the bottle at all times. It has already saved me hours of time that would have been spent searching my house to r...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 16:10:09 PST
Wearable 3D printed self portrait - MASK http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-self-portrait-MASK/
Wearable 3D printed self portrait - MASK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/AQUO/I49RSY0Z/FVJAQUOI49RSY0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/AQUO/I49RSY0Z/FVJAQUOI49RSY0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/AQUO/I49RSY0Z/FVJAQUOI49RSY0Z.SMALL.jpg laureline galliot The model wearable 3D printed self portrait - Mask is created on Zbrush a digital sculpting software developed by Pixologic and it is 3D printed out with a Zprinter 650 from Zcorporation. Of course, I don't have such great 3D printer at home then i sent my model to Shapeways. You just need to send t...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:29:43 PST
3D Printed Folded Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Folded-Night-Light/
3D Printed Folded Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QYPT/I48HA0IV/FJQQYPTI48HA0IV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QYPT/I48HA0IV/FJQQYPTI48HA0IV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QYPT/I48HA0IV/FJQQYPTI48HA0IV.SMALL.jpg DayDream Unique Here is a fun 3D Printed Night Light you can fold and customize to create your own design.This is my first Instructable, I hope to add a bunch more soon!!MaterialsChoose your file you wish to use. I have (3) files attached to this Instructable: 3D Printed Folded Night Light Blank3D Printed Folded Ni...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 21:56:29 PST
Asterism Series http://www.instructables.com/id/Asterism-Series/
Asterism Series - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/S4IH/I3TI2XCY/FBZS4IHI3TI2XCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/S4IH/I3TI2XCY/FBZS4IHI3TI2XCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/S4IH/I3TI2XCY/FBZS4IHI3TI2XCY.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Asterism: Recognizable figure within a larger constellation - i.e. Big Dipper is comprised of the seven brightest stars in Ursa Major. Building on the ideas of (re)STOCK (highly customized 3D connections paired with already highly efficient stock sections), the Asterism projects serve as working pro...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10:15:58 PST
Convert 3D Model into Bronze from 3D print wax http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-3D-Model-into-Bronze-from-3D-print-wax/
Convert 3D Model into Bronze from 3D print wax - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/B07X/I42F5T1C/FEPB07XI42F5T1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/B07X/I42F5T1C/FEPB07XI42F5T1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/B07X/I42F5T1C/FEPB07XI42F5T1C.SMALL.jpg Tany Foundry By combining 3D technology with the traditional bronze casting technique, it is pretty easy to convert your Zbrush model into real bronze sculpture.The basic workflow Step 1: Zbrush modelling. It is the start of your work. One of thing worthy keeping in mind is duo to the limitation to the printing ...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 08:15:50 PST
Modeling a 3D object in AutoCAD 2014 http://www.instructables.com/id/Modeling-a-3D-object-in-AutoCAD-2014/
Modeling a 3D object in AutoCAD 2014 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/W6PQ/I42MGEME/FMOW6PQI42MGEME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/W6PQ/I42MGEME/FMOW6PQI42MGEME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/W6PQ/I42MGEME/FMOW6PQI42MGEME.SMALL.jpg AwesomeChickenHacker Hello everyone,Today I will be showing you how to model an object in Autocad 2014. This is a beginners tutorial and no prior knowledge is required. I am 14 and am using the free educational version of Autocad. Have fun and I hope you enjoy. ​What you need What you need A computer with AutoCAD...
By: AwesomeChickenHacker

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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 19:03:38 PST
3D Mirror Escape http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Mirror-Escape/
3D Mirror Escape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/359X/I3VHPH3F/F7W359XI3VHPH3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/359X/I3VHPH3F/F7W359XI3VHPH3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/359X/I3VHPH3F/F7W359XI3VHPH3F.SMALL.jpg jedii72 If you are interested in a fun little project to kill some time which does not really do much other than look kinda cool, then try something like this. Fantasygraph Giving credit where credit is due, fantasygraph created this STL file which includes a mirror frame, a demon hand, and the torsos ...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 03:43:07 PST
3D printed LED Portal Companion Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Portal-Companion-Cube/
3D printed LED Portal Companion Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/C6ZF/I3TH951C/FH9C6ZFI3TH951C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/C6ZF/I3TH951C/FH9C6ZFI3TH951C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/C6ZF/I3TH951C/FH9C6ZFI3TH951C.SMALL.jpg Numbuh1 I decided to make my Boyfriend a companion cube for x-mas, so I thought I'd share how I did it. Message me if you want .stl files. 3D modeling & printing I split the companion cube into two pieces for easy printing(picture 1), and connected them with 4 dowels on the bottom face. The holes for the...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:17:34 PST
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-typing-steampunk-robot-ROBOLED/
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/O0XP/I3PRORU9/FDNO0XPI3PRORU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/O0XP/I3PRORU9/FDNO0XPI3PRORU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/O0XP/I3PRORU9/FDNO0XPI3PRORU9.SMALL.jpg SciFi-Prop-Freak OFFICIAL VIDEO - Making OfThe IdeaAs a student assistant at FabLab Aachen (Germany) it was - for the last 3-4 month - part of my job to create an exciting and challenging exhibit which demonstrates the “maker-way” of opening a closed product to be used for not intended purposes (and in this case eve...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:38:08 PST
3D Printed Smartphone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Smartphone-Case/
3D Printed Smartphone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/D17K/I3PJPC8X/F37D17KI3PJPC8X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/D17K/I3PJPC8X/F37D17KI3PJPC8X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/D17K/I3PJPC8X/F37D17KI3PJPC8X.SMALL.jpg joeismydad Hello everyone! After a long time of absence, I am finally back on my favorite How-to site, Instructables! With winter break coming up, everyone (including me) sort of has a "I don't care about anything anymore I just wanna do what I wanna do" attitude. Personally, I'm excited to get back into makin...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:30:29 PST
3D Printed Multitool/Pocket Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-MultitoolPocket-Knife/
3D Printed Multitool/Pocket Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/M1V4/I3H5IS5A/FM5M1V4I3H5IS5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/M1V4/I3H5IS5A/FM5M1V4I3H5IS5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/M1V4/I3H5IS5A/FM5M1V4I3H5IS5A.SMALL.jpg adamgw I love multitools; when I went to college I bought myself a Leatherman and I used it almost exclusively for many DIY projects instead of having to buy more tools. Multitools pack a lot of versatility to fit in your pocket that turns any maker into MacGuyver at the flick of a wrist. Recently, I've al...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:00:11 PST
DIY 40W CNC Laser cutter, from bad to better with 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-40W-CNC-Laser-cutter-from-bad-to-better-with-3/
DIY 40W CNC Laser cutter, from bad to better with 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H51R/I3TH93XC/F52H51RI3TH93XC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H51R/I3TH93XC/F52H51RI3TH93XC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H51R/I3TH93XC/F52H51RI3TH93XC.SMALL.jpg Zilver This project turns a bad functioning Chinese K40III laser-cutter into a footprint to workspace ratio optimized DIY laser-cutter. I will try my best to cover what one could do differently to save money or optimize parts if you're building from scratch.These sites/lasers had great impact on my decisi...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 04:13:58 PST