Instructables: exploring - technology - 3d printing http://www.instructables.com Fri, 6 Mar 2015 18:10:01 PST BLOX v1.01 Ember Printer: Measuring Horizontal Resolution http://www.instructables.com/id/Ember-Printer-Measuring-Horizontal-Resolution/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:38:10 PST
Window clouding in the Ember printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-clouding-in-the-Ember-printer/
Window clouding in the Ember printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/4KK7/I6WDOK78/FZS4KK7I6WDOK78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/4KK7/I6WDOK78/FZS4KK7I6WDOK78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/4KK7/I6WDOK78/FZS4KK7I6WDOK78.SMALL.jpg bad-zima One of the major pain points to using both SLA and DLP printers is that the optical transmission of the PDMS windows change over time. This "clouding" or "fogging" is very clear to the naked eye, as the two photos of a used windows beside a new one show. There are two causes for the clouding. First,...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:14:29 PST
Large-Format 3D Printer, Paintstruder, plus Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Format-3D-Printer-Paintstruder-plus-Plotter/
Large-Format 3D Printer, Paintstruder, plus Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/93OG/I6WDMCFV/FI993OGI6WDMCFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/93OG/I6WDMCFV/FI993OGI6WDMCFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/93OG/I6WDMCFV/FI993OGI6WDMCFV.SMALL.jpg Shane Hope Here pictured is my most recent RepRap-oriented, Arduino-based, 3D printer, paintstruder, and plotter designed and built from scratch. Printable / plottable area is almost 3 feet. 80/20 aluminum extrusion is used for the frame and most connective parts were 3D printed on my other bots. A 1/2 inch sh...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:47:28 PST
3D Printing Threaded Features with Autodesk Ember and Inventor http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Threaded-Features-with-Autodesk-Ember-/
3D Printing Threaded Features with Autodesk Ember and Inventor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/WIUN/I6RSHM8Q/FIJWIUNI6RSHM8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/WIUN/I6RSHM8Q/FIJWIUNI6RSHM8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/WIUN/I6RSHM8Q/FIJWIUNI6RSHM8Q.SMALL.jpg jlefley One of the most exciting prospects for 3D printing is creating usable, functional parts on-demand that might otherwise take days or weeks to acquire. In an effort to explore a pragmatic use case for 3D printing, I used Autodesk’s Ember printer to print a variety of parts with threaded features. Al...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:36:42 PST
Ember Printer Swatchbook: Textures and Finishing for SLA DLP Printers http://www.instructables.com/id/Ember-Printer-Swatchbook-Textures-and-Finishing/
Ember Printer Swatchbook: Textures and Finishing for SLA DLP Printers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Y0O6/I6NIFA8E/FEAY0O6I6NIFA8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Y0O6/I6NIFA8E/FEAY0O6I6NIFA8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Y0O6/I6NIFA8E/FEAY0O6I6NIFA8E.SMALL.jpg MaddyMaxey Understanding what's possible is a crucial component of creation. When exploring uncharted territory, occasionally it helps to have glimpses of what you may discover along the way. With this in mind, I had the pleasure of working on a swatchbook of possible textures, finishes and materials that can ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:33:01 PST
Secrets Of Driverless Stepper Motor Operation http://www.instructables.com/id/Secrets-Of-Driverless-Stepper-Motor-Operation/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:15:05 PST
Drawing Pencil to Compass http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Pencil-to-Compass/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:29:49 PST
3D Printed Ring Using Basic SolidWorks http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ring-Using-Basic-SolidWorks/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:16:46 PST
Make a 3D Printed Light-up Marquee Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-Printed-Light-up-Marquee-Sign/
Make a 3D Printed Light-up Marquee Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/AXRL/I6J7SR4F/F41AXRLI6J7SR4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/AXRL/I6J7SR4F/F41AXRLI6J7SR4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/AXRL/I6J7SR4F/F41AXRLI6J7SR4F.SMALL.jpg colleenjordan Vintage signage is without a doubt, incredibly neat. The colors, and the forms, and the bright lights are really spectacular. You can still see remnants of these signs today, and these windows into the past can be really interesting.In the days before smartphones and the internet, this was one of th...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:58:40 PST
Secured MacBook Air with Portable External Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Secured-MacBook-Air-with-Portable-External-Monitor/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:49:24 PST
Skull Ring with Hidden Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Skull-Ring-with-Hidden-Compartment/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:52:41 PST
Layer Height, Speed, and Quality on the Ember 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Layer-Height-Speed-and-Quality-on-the-Ember-3D-Pri/
Layer Height, Speed, and Quality on the Ember 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/JBOM/I6GCXNAN/FX3JBOMI6GCXNAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/JBOM/I6GCXNAN/FX3JBOMI6GCXNAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/JBOM/I6GCXNAN/FX3JBOMI6GCXNAN.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian Ember has an impressive ability to structure material with far more precision than many other 3D printers. Depending on the resin used, it can print layers between 10 and 100 microns thick with XY resolution of 50 microns. While low layer heights are often useful for printing certain structures, i...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 17:19:56 PST
Architecture Modeling http://www.instructables.com/id/Architecture-Models/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:58:45 PST
How to make an ear ring (a ring that is an ear) 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-ear-ring-a-ring-that-is-an-ear-3D-P/
How to make an ear ring (a ring that is an ear) 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/5B8F/I6DZ0EQO/FFI5B8FI6DZ0EQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/5B8F/I6DZ0EQO/FFI5B8FI6DZ0EQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/5B8F/I6DZ0EQO/FFI5B8FI6DZ0EQO.SMALL.jpg melarky I am an Audioprosthologist (test hearing and fit hearing aids) and am working towards a doctorate in Audiology. I thought it would be fun to make an "ear ring" that didn't make a man look like an effeminate pirate when wearing it :)All parts of the ring are 3D printed with a Printrbot Simple Metal ...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:25:02 PST
BristleSwarm: Explorations into Swarm Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/BristleBot-Swarm/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 11:54:49 PST
Lego EV3 3D Printer 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-EV3-3D-Printer-20/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:25:56 PST
Using Processing with Ember http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Processing-with-Ember/
Using Processing with Ember - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/AA8T/I6AVOXO8/F74AA8TI6AVOXO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/AA8T/I6AVOXO8/F74AA8TI6AVOXO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/AA8T/I6AVOXO8/F74AA8TI6AVOXO8.SMALL.jpg arianaghababaie One of the things that interests me most about Ember, is the fact that the input files are a stack of PNGs. This means that one can essentially feed the printer images without the need for solid body modelling, STLs or slicing! It's a pretty cool side to the machine and one that can be explored usin...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:05:45 PST
3D PRINTING WITHOUT 3D PRINTER http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-PRINTING-WITHOUT-3D-PRINTER/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:02:20 PST
Javalele http://www.instructables.com/id/Javalele/
Javalele - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QDCY/I697QMJW/FJQQDCYI697QMJW.SMALL.jpg johngranzow 3D printing is used here to transform an abandoned portafilter into a small stringed instrument. The electroacoustic mini-instrument can be plugged into an amplifier for control of gain or added effects. In this tutorial you can see how to make the most simple version. The first step is to find a a...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:30:56 PST
EL Wire Lightsuit http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Lightsuit/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 17:36:30 PST
3D Printed Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Keychain/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:58:34 PST
3D Printing With Mathematica http://www.instructables.com/id/Ember-Printer-Using-Mathematica-to-make-3D-Printab/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 18:12:23 PST
Printing to the Makerbots in the Innovation Lab http://www.instructables.com/id/Printing-to-the-Makerbots-in-the-Innovation-Lab/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 21:09:15 PST
How to create original artwork for a 3D printer: Illustrator to Tinkercad (SVG) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-original-artwork-for-a-3D-printer-Il/
How to create original artwork for a 3D printer: Illustrator to Tinkercad (SVG) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/WETK/I5WCU40B/FOZWETKI5WCU40B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/WETK/I5WCU40B/FOZWETKI5WCU40B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/WETK/I5WCU40B/FOZWETKI5WCU40B.SMALL.jpg emilyshore I just took a great class at TechshopSF on advanced 3d printing. The instructor suggested using Tinkercad or Meshmixer for design. However, nothing was mentioned about how to convert existing artwork into something that Tinkercad can handle (STL or SVG files only). This instructable aims to fill tha...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 14:42:35 PST
Changeable paintings http://www.instructables.com/id/Changeable-wall-hung-paintings/
Changeable paintings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/9LQO/I5THUJ04/FED9LQOI5THUJ04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/9LQO/I5THUJ04/FED9LQOI5THUJ04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/9LQO/I5THUJ04/FED9LQOI5THUJ04.SMALL.jpg alfarmer Create a painting that you can change daily or any time you feel like it.This project will require the following supplies. A painted canvas of any size or color. A thin piece of sheet metal to back the painting Magnets strong enough to hold the elements you wish to hold to the painting. ...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 12:29:59 PST
Ember Printer: Creating and Printing Models Using ShapeJS http://www.instructables.com/id/Ember-Printer-Creating-and-Printing-Models-Using-S/
Ember Printer: Creating and Printing Models Using ShapeJS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/AAT1/I5THU7TE/F0JAAT1I5THU7TE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/AAT1/I5THU7TE/F0JAAT1I5THU7TE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/AAT1/I5THU7TE/F0JAAT1I5THU7TE.SMALL.jpg MaddyMaxey ShapeJS is a voxel based scripting tool created by Shapeways that lets you create printable models using Javascript. Everything from shapeways exports in .X3db format, but using conversion tools, you can convert the file into an .STL and print it on the Ember printer from Autodesk. So why do this? E...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 11:40:23 PST
LED Lighthouse Light - Preliminary Work http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighthouse-Light-Preliminary-Work/
LED Lighthouse Light - Preliminary Work - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/N9US/I5P7LLM8/FOJN9USI5P7LLM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/N9US/I5P7LLM8/FOJN9USI5P7LLM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/N9US/I5P7LLM8/FOJN9USI5P7LLM8.SMALL.jpg GWPoulos Introduction Since I posted my video on my attempts so far at creating a sweeping light for a decorative lighthouse at my home, I have received a few requests to post what I have so far, even though the project has been on the back burner recently because of work obligations. I am posting what I ha...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 21:41:37 PST
Upgrading your Plywood Type A Series 1 to a G2 Extruder http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrading-your-Plywood-Type-A-Series-1-to-a-G2-Ext/
Upgrading your Plywood Type A Series 1 to a G2 Extruder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/HN2T/I5P7IVP3/F2BHN2TI5P7IVP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/HN2T/I5P7IVP3/F2BHN2TI5P7IVP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/HN2T/I5P7IVP3/F2BHN2TI5P7IVP3.SMALL.jpg vaibhav-sharma In July of 2014, Type A Machines released the All-Metal G2 extruder as a standard feature on all Series 1 3D Printers and an upgrade for all second generation Series 1 3D printers to date.In keeping with their desire to future-proof every machine so that early adopters are not left with ancient mach...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 11:54:58 PST
Build a Gear Time Double Gear Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Gear-Time-Double-Gear-Frame/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 14:26:01 PST
Destiny Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/Destiny-Ghost-1/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:52:29 PST
Gearing up in TinkerCad http://www.instructables.com/id/Gearing-up-in-TinkerCad/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:17:52 PST
Industrial ASMR: Mining an Mcor Iris 3D Printer for sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-ASMR-Mining-an-Mcor-Iris-3D-Printer-for/
Industrial ASMR: Mining an Mcor Iris 3D Printer for sound - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/GA6H/I5F7QW29/FNWGA6HI5F7QW29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/GA6H/I5F7QW29/FNWGA6HI5F7QW29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/GA6H/I5F7QW29/FNWGA6HI5F7QW29.SMALL.jpg qdot Ah, the Iris, the 3D printer that you desperately want to love, but that physics and reality make it difficult to do anything but hate.At least it makes some neat sounds between throwing random error codes with no real translation. "Limit Exceeded" is the new "PC LOAD LETTER".Of course, after readin...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:57:06 PST
3D Design: Autodesk Software Overview http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Design-Autodesk-Software-Overview/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:04:47 PST
beer shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/beer-shooter/
beer shooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus What ever happened to the hubbub around 3D printed weapons? Get ready to bust a cap and shotgun a beer with the 3D printed beer shooter. Before you jump the gun and shoot from the hip, this concept can't shoot anything and is nothing more than a holder for your beer.Perpetuating the concept of 3D pr...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:56:41 PST
Sound Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Lamp/
Sound Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/9KD0/I58IBWTY/FTD9KD0I58IBWTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/9KD0/I58IBWTY/FTD9KD0I58IBWTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/9KD0/I58IBWTY/FTD9KD0I58IBWTY.SMALL.jpg ma77er During my residency I am developing an omni-directional loud speaker that can both play given sounds, as well as generate its own soundscape. This instructable is to document the scale model development for this project. Design of the sound lamp The basics of the initial design were born out of a...
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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
Ember Printer: Achieving Layered Geometries with PNG Stacks http://www.instructables.com/id/Ember-Printer-Achieving-Layered-Geometries-with-Pn/
Ember Printer: Achieving Layered Geometries with PNG Stacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/33PN/I5J557SO/FSY33PNI5J557SO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/33PN/I5J557SO/FSY33PNI5J557SO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/33PN/I5J557SO/FSY33PNI5J557SO.SMALL.jpg MaddyMaxey The Ember printer from Autodesk is a desktop SLA DLP printer that's entering the market with a few early adopters. While it can print standard .STL files beautifully, Ember also accepts stacks of rasterized images and can print them layer by layer. This means that complex or layered geometries that ...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 14:13:17 PST
The Carbon Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Carbon-Collection/
The Carbon Collection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/K7PA/I5BRXDN2/F0CK7PAI5BRXDN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/K7PA/I5BRXDN2/F0CK7PAI5BRXDN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/K7PA/I5BRXDN2/F0CK7PAI5BRXDN2.SMALL.jpg alexglow Unleash your inner cyborg nightmare princess beast with this fetching four-piece set: Animatronic spiky carbon fiber mohawk! ('ible coming soon)Detachable spiky carbon fiber mask!Feathery supervillain collar!! Carbon fiber finger-claw spike rings!!!The Carbon Collection was born from months of lear...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:11:34 PST
Ritual Pig Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Ritual-Pig-Head/
Ritual Pig Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/TLGB/I504YEU9/FTCTLGBI504YEU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/TLGB/I504YEU9/FTCTLGBI504YEU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/TLGB/I504YEU9/FTCTLGBI504YEU9.SMALL.jpg Velociraptor Lab I'm currently working on a project to build new fab lab in Seoul. Last week, there was a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction, and the main part of the ceremony was a traditional ritual called 'gosa'(고사).고사(告祀) [gosa] is a traditional ritual that is widely practiced in Korea, and also other ...
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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/
3D Printed Head Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer Some say that it's hard to find beauty and brains, but what if you could have beauty where the brains should be? If you've ever wanted to give your loved ones beautiful plastic busts of themselves, you're in luck! For this Instructable, I will show you how you can use 3d scanning to create personali...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:42:58 PST