Instructables: exploring - technology - cad http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:29:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Make your first circuit with Eagle on the Othermill! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-first-circuit-with-Eagle-on-the-Othermil/
Make your first circuit with Eagle on the Othermill! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/9GYK/HYPNXHRY/FA59GYKHYPNXHRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/9GYK/HYPNXHRY/FA59GYKHYPNXHRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/9GYK/HYPNXHRY/FA59GYKHYPNXHRY.SMALL.jpg othermachine Ok, so you've got your Othermill, or you're using an Othermill at a makerspace, a friend's house, your school, or somewhere else. You want to make circuit boards! However, an obstacle remains between your ideas and cutting out those traces on the mill: learning Eagle. Eagle is a powerful piece of so...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 15:56:04 PDT
Create Tetrahedron From a Cube in Inventor http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Tetrahedron-From-a-Cube-in-Inventor/
Create Tetrahedron From a Cube in Inventor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/0EYY/HW6I0855/FWI0EYYHW6I0855.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/0EYY/HW6I0855/FWI0EYYHW6I0855.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/0EYY/HW6I0855/FWI0EYYHW6I0855.SMALL.jpg weshoke One way to create a tetrahedron in a solid modeler is to cut it from a cube. A regular tetrahedron can be created by cutting along the diagonals of a cube as seen in the video. This instructable will first create a cube and then slice off its corners, leaving behind a regular tetrahedron. The bas...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 23:23:36 PDT
Designing iPhone Case for 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-iPhone-Case-for-3D-Printing/
Designing iPhone Case for 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/U8PC/HVTWGX38/F4PU8PCHVTWGX38.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/U8PC/HVTWGX38/F4PU8PCHVTWGX38.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/U8PC/HVTWGX38/F4PU8PCHVTWGX38.SMALL.jpg newton.95.dan I made a tutorial on how to design a iPhone case in SolidWorks a few years ago so I wanted to make an update on it. I'll admit how terrible my old tutorial was so I have put together a new one that is more detailed and higher quality. The design I demonstrate is very simple and straight forward. ...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 20:02:28 PDT
Cubecube: A Tangible CAD Interface. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cubecube-A-Tangible-CAD-Interface/
Cubecube: A Tangible CAD Interface. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/EG0L/HUU1LYWP/F5CEG0LHUU1LYWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/EG0L/HUU1LYWP/F5CEG0LHUU1LYWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/EG0L/HUU1LYWP/F5CEG0LHUU1LYWP.SMALL.jpg Bryan Cera Cubecube - an open-source hardware project - is a tangible, tactile interface for CAD (computer-aided design.) As open source design platforms continue to emerge, there is an opportunity to explore new possibilities in how we create. The Cubecube project aims to investigate the question: If there w...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 23:47:50 PDT
DIY 21" Cintiq(Intuos) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-21-CintiqIntuos/
DIY 21" Cintiq(Intuos) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/EWI6/HUU1L0PM/F44EWI6HUU1L0PM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/EWI6/HUU1L0PM/F44EWI6HUU1L0PM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/EWI6/HUU1L0PM/F44EWI6HUU1L0PM.SMALL.jpg SharinganSilos This Instructable will cover how to make your own DIY Cintiq made from a Wacom Intuos3 XL and a Dell 21" Monitor. It will also show how I integrated the finished tablet into a custom made digital drafting table(along with a few accessories.I am submitting this Instructable in the hopes that anyone w...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 22:29:38 PDT
How to export an Autodesk Inventor part for a ShopBot CNC router http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-export-an-Autodesk-Inventor-part-for-a-Shop/
How to export an Autodesk Inventor part for a ShopBot CNC router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/A6DE/HUBJBT5U/FZHA6DEHUBJBT5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/A6DE/HUBJBT5U/FZHA6DEHUBJBT5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/A6DE/HUBJBT5U/FZHA6DEHUBJBT5U.SMALL.jpg trev25 In this Instructable, I'm going to show you how you can take your 2D part, designed in Autodesk Inventor, and export it for use with a CNC router. The first time I tried to do this I kept running into issues. There are a couple of tricks that you need to do to export your part correctly so that ...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:12:39 PDT
Google Sketchup Sandbox Plugin http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Sketchup-Sandbox-Plugin/
Google Sketchup Sandbox Plugin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/GSKC/HTNO6VN8/FP1GSKCHTNO6VN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/GSKC/HTNO6VN8/FP1GSKCHTNO6VN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/GSKC/HTNO6VN8/FP1GSKCHTNO6VN8.SMALL.jpg DanielWaring I'll just quickly show how to activate your Sandbox Plugin for GS. This is a really neat little plugin that allows you to do a lot of extra stuff you never thought possible on a basic architecture program. It comes pre installed but needs activation. It will allow you to form contours for many thing...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 04:39:54 PDT
DELTA TWISTER: A DIY 3D PRINTER ANYONE CAN MAKE (FOR LESS THEN 400 BUCKS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Deltatwister-The-Diy-Sub-400-3d-Printer-made-with-/
DELTA TWISTER: A DIY 3D PRINTER ANYONE CAN MAKE (FOR LESS THEN 400 BUCKS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/G4DW/HSNFZ5GF/FU4G4DWHSNFZ5GF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/G4DW/HSNFZ5GF/FU4G4DWHSNFZ5GF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/G4DW/HSNFZ5GF/FU4G4DWHSNFZ5GF.SMALL.jpg bpetno The 3d printer that i am about to show you how to build is not only one of the most affordable printers, but also is on of the most simplistic. Anyone can build the Deltatwister! You don't need any 3d printed parts or cnc machine to make this printer...Everything except the extruder can be made us...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:00:44 PDT
Simple tilt switch LED project http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-tilt-switch-LED-project/
Simple tilt switch LED project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/OEOV/HRKR1BPH/FXJOEOVHRKR1BPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/OEOV/HRKR1BPH/FXJOEOVHRKR1BPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/OEOV/HRKR1BPH/FXJOEOVHRKR1BPH.SMALL.jpg Borjesson A rather simple project featuring an LED turned on by a tilt switch. I got the idea from seeing similar instructables but i felt like i wanted to make my own improved version. Since valentines was coming up a decided to shape my project like a heart made of plexiglass and have it turn on/off dependi...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 03:41:42 PST
123D- Beginners first PCB for arduino SERVO/SENOR BOARD http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-DIY-Arduino-Sensor-board-PCB/
123D- Beginners first PCB for arduino SERVO/SENOR BOARD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/OH1R/HRI8V8OZ/FZMOH1RHRI8V8OZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/OH1R/HRI8V8OZ/FZMOH1RHRI8V8OZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/OH1R/HRI8V8OZ/FZMOH1RHRI8V8OZ.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Today I will be using 123D circuits for the first time and as a developing program I tried it for myself and here is a simple project wherein you can practice your pcb designing skills in a different environment. After guiding you through the ibles I will also teach you guys how to make the PCB bu...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 06:08:21 PST
How to create regular tetrahedron in 3d CAD http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-regular-tetrahedron-in-3d-CAD/
How to create regular tetrahedron in 3d CAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/8I88/HQID09NI/FYZ8I88HQID09NI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/8I88/HQID09NI/FYZ8I88HQID09NI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/8I88/HQID09NI/FYZ8I88HQID09NI.SMALL.jpg Five Cell This series will follow several different attempts to create regular tetrahedrons, a 3 sided pyramid with all edges being equal length.  The first set of explorations will take place in Autodesk Inventor. The tetrahedron is a rather interesting case of a shape which can be rendered in a cad applica...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 13:05:27 PST
Building a radio control sailboat from laser cut parts. I made it at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-radio-control-sailboat-from-laser-cut-p/
Building a radio control sailboat from laser cut parts. I made it at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SMALL.jpg misailor28 This is a part 2, to the instructable I wrote about creating a radio control sailboat on Autodesk Inventor.  This will go through the steps of putting it together.   Part 1: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-a-radio-control-sailboat-hull-to-make-/ We will be using a carbon fiber kite ro...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:10:36 PST
How to make custom library parts for CadSoft EAGLE http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-custom-library-parts-for-CadSoft-EAGLE/
How to make custom library parts for CadSoft EAGLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/4ZBA/HO7X29WJ/F6M4ZBAHO7X29WJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/4ZBA/HO7X29WJ/F6M4ZBAHO7X29WJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/4ZBA/HO7X29WJ/F6M4ZBAHO7X29WJ.SMALL.jpg cnkid Hello. In my first instructable I will show you how to make custom parts for EAGLE. It is rare that you will not find a part in the default libraries if you look hard enough, but it does happen. If you need to add a specific part that is not included in the default library than you will have to crea...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:51:46 PST
How to draw a radio control sailboat hull to make with laser cut wood on Autodesk Inventor. I made it at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-a-radio-control-sailboat-hull-to-make-/
How to draw a radio control sailboat hull to make with laser cut wood on Autodesk Inventor. I made it at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SMALL.jpg misailor28 The purpose of this instructable is to go through the process of how to create a 3D model of a boat hull that will be used to create a radio control sailboat.  This part will go through the process of creating the model in CAD so that the parts can be laser cut and assembled easily.   This was creat...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:33:40 PST
Design a Custom Yo-Yo http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Custom-Yo-Yo/
Design a Custom Yo-Yo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SMALL.jpg nicalbert One of the most classic of all toys is the yo-yo, and what better way to spice up an old favorite than by designing your own? Designing toys is also a great way to get students excited about science and engineering, and it can encourage them to express creativity in new ways. (Note: Final product no...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:05:05 PDT
Design a Chocolate Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Chocolate-Mold/
Design a Chocolate Mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RFNH/HMVJDNQA/FS3RFNHHMVJDNQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RFNH/HMVJDNQA/FS3RFNHHMVJDNQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RFNH/HMVJDNQA/FS3RFNHHMVJDNQA.SMALL.jpg nicalbert You’ve all heard of chocolate bunnies, and you’ve probably all eaten peanut butter cups—but have you ever tried to make your own chocolates? If you are interested in concocting professional-looking bonbons, you will need a mold—and what better way to put your stamp on homemade chocolates than to des...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:02:56 PDT
Explore Biomimicry http://www.instructables.com/id/Explore-Biomimicry/
Explore Biomimicry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/MYQN/HMVJDO0J/FTCMYQNHMVJDO0J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/MYQN/HMVJDO0J/FTCMYQNHMVJDO0J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/MYQN/HMVJDO0J/FTCMYQNHMVJDO0J.SMALL.jpg nicalbert For centuries, nature has proven to be a bountiful source for ideas for designers and other innovators. Part of the genius of inventors is their ability to see the ways in which the technology of nature can be integrated into human creations. In this project, we’ll look to ducks as our inspiration, ...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:57:46 PDT
3D Printable Pumpkin in Solidworks (Intermediate/Advanced level) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Pumpkin-in-Solidworks-IntermediateAdv/
3D Printable Pumpkin in Solidworks (Intermediate/Advanced level) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/2ODS/HMVJPIFU/FZ22ODSHMVJPIFU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/2ODS/HMVJPIFU/FZ22ODSHMVJPIFU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/2ODS/HMVJPIFU/FZ22ODSHMVJPIFU.SMALL.jpg ralphzoontjens In this Instructable I will show you how to properly model a pumpkin in Solidworks that can be 3d printed. I am a professional product designer and will share some of my modeling techniques here. In creating the pumpkin’s shape, we will stay close to the anatomy of the pumpkin but we’re not aiming ...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 10:39:37 PDT
3D Printed Jack O' Lantern USB Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-O-Lantern-USB-Stick/
3D Printed Jack O' Lantern USB Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SMALL.jpg Htz Here's my idea for a really cool festive 3D printed Jack O' Lantern with an LED light source that can be plugged into any USB and, can be made at home, with any suitable USB and bulb. I used Solidworks 2012 for this project. Starting You start off by making an egg shaped sphere. Give it a colour ...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 06:22:37 PDT
Photo realistic Blender pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-realistic-Blender-pumpkin/
Photo realistic Blender pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/0682/HMVJB0OK/FRM0682HMVJB0OK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/0682/HMVJB0OK/FRM0682HMVJB0OK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/0682/HMVJB0OK/FRM0682HMVJB0OK.SMALL.jpg tbrasselle I am going to show you how I made this pumpkin scene in blender. Click the fist video to watch the animation and the second for a video of me making the scene. Start modeling the pumkin Start by adding a UV sphere with 100 segments and 36 rings. Press 7 and 5 to go to the top ortho. view. Nex...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 16:58:17 PDT
3d Modeling a Klein Vase for 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Modeling-a-Klein-Vase-for-3D-Printing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/26AZ/HMMFAAZG/FK726AZHMMFAAZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/26AZ/HMMFAAZG/FK726AZHMMFAAZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/26AZ/HMMFAAZG/FK726AZHMMFAAZG.SMALL.jpg ewatanabe This video quickly guides through the process of modeling a Klein Vase design in Solidworks. It covers Lofting, Shell and Surface Splitting and Deleting. This model was 3D printed at 3D creation systems in a transparent material!
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 18:04:41 PDT
3D Printed Clothespin http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Clothespin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/SL2H/HM8D0434/FU3SL2HHM8D0434.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/SL2H/HM8D0434/FU3SL2HHM8D0434.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/SL2H/HM8D0434/FU3SL2HHM8D0434.SMALL.jpg ewatanabe This instructables guides you through 3D modeling a clothespin in Solidworks. It is a useful guide for beginners who want to practice using the Extrude tool, Loft tool and the Helix/Spiral tool. After making the 3D Model, I ordered it to be printed at 3D Creation Systems. There is a springy materia...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 17:12:45 PDT
DIY Skee Ball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Skee-Ball-Machine/
DIY Skee Ball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/XJ8H/HKM90W53/F5FXJ8HHKM90W53.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/XJ8H/HKM90W53/F5FXJ8HHKM90W53.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/XJ8H/HKM90W53/F5FXJ8HHKM90W53.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus The skee ball machine is a wonderful thing. The simple experience of rolling a ball into a target is so freakishly satisfying that I used to play as much as I could as a kid at the local amusement park/mini-golf course. The sound of the rolling ball on the ramp, the pop as it launched in the air, an...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 10:11:49 PDT
Jack o Lantern Pumpkin Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-Head-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/82JN/HLSH95GJ/FQ782JNHLSH95GJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/82JN/HLSH95GJ/FQ782JNHLSH95GJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/82JN/HLSH95GJ/FQ782JNHLSH95GJ.SMALL.jpg tycj Here is another scary treat for all you pumpkin heads, feel free to download....for instructions on how to design your own checkout my other pumpkin instructable on here. Makes a great screensaver for the computer, phone or digital photo-frame.
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:27:58 PDT
3D-printed Jack o' Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Jack-o-Lantern/
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:17:56 PDT
Iphone "Backpack" 3d money clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Iphone-Backpack-3d-money-clip/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/W2P2/HKPWLLFK/FLZW2P2HKPWLLFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/W2P2/HKPWLLFK/FLZW2P2HKPWLLFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/W2P2/HKPWLLFK/FLZW2P2HKPWLLFK.SMALL.jpg shotgunshane      As the Apple Iphone has grown in popularity, so have the accessories made for it. There is a very wide variety of cases, so of these are wallets. They can hold credit cards, receipts, money, and in some cases coins. These wallet cases can be very hard to remove though. That is why I designed cl...
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 09:17:41 PDT
3D Printed Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Money-Clip/
3D Printed Money Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/QISW/HIGFGORR/F1SQISWHIGFGORR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/QISW/HIGFGORR/F1SQISWHIGFGORR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/QISW/HIGFGORR/F1SQISWHIGFGORR.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus Tired of your bills getting lost or just ending up as a crumpled mess in your pocket? Or maybe you just want to keep your money more accessible than tucked away inside your wallet. Either way, a money clip does keep it all together. And of course if we can customize it to make it more special, all t...
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 21:39:48 PDT
Design Papercrafts with CAD software http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Papercrafts-with-CAD-software/
Design Papercrafts with CAD software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/W28Z/HJKBSEG1/F3SW28ZHJKBSEG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/W28Z/HJKBSEG1/F3SW28ZHJKBSEG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/W28Z/HJKBSEG1/F3SW28ZHJKBSEG1.SMALL.jpg SHIFT! My 40th Instructable ever! Greetings Instructabrarians, This is a project that I've been wanting to do for a long time.  Folks, we're at a revolution right now.  A revolution of ternary dimensions. I'm of course talking about the wonders of 3D Printing.  How completely amazing is it that we can cr...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 16:08:55 PDT
3d Project Challenge: Flash Drive Cases http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-3D-Printed-Flash-Drive-Cases/
3d Project Challenge: Flash Drive Cases - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/TMFG/HJKBY0N3/FIITMFGHJKBY0N3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/TMFG/HJKBY0N3/FIITMFGHJKBY0N3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/TMFG/HJKBY0N3/FIITMFGHJKBY0N3.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus There are so many flash drives out there it's easy to get your own lost among them. Or maybe, like me, you have several knocking around your bag and get them confused. Well then it's time to make a custom case! It's easy and quick and you can make tons of different designs. ATTENTION! This is ...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:53:12 PDT
3D Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Chess-Set/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/ZK6K/HIW87J93/F6RZK6KHIW87J93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/ZK6K/HIW87J93/F6RZK6KHIW87J93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/ZK6K/HIW87J93/F6RZK6KHIW87J93.SMALL.jpg alee18 Hey all! CAD has been a hobby of mine for a little while now, and I find the chance to have something I made transformed into a tangible object fascinating. I chose this project because it can be done reasonably well in google sketchup, a free program, available at (http://support.google.com/sketch...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 20:57:36 PDT
The Gravity Harvester http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Gravity-Harvester/
The Gravity Harvester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/UWNT/HIUXB37P/FRVUWNTHIUXB37P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/UWNT/HIUXB37P/FRVUWNTHIUXB37P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/UWNT/HIUXB37P/FRVUWNTHIUXB37P.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs This is a concept based on a idea I had on harvesting gravitational potential energy from rain or any elevated source of water. The system works by having a pair of tubes that contain a cup each. When the cup is at the top of the tube, a valve opens allowing water to fill the cup. As water fills th...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 20:40:45 PDT
3D Printed Twisty Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Twisty-Bracelet/
3D Printed Twisty Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/X4D9/HINOELA8/FTGX4D9HINOELA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/X4D9/HINOELA8/FTGX4D9HINOELA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/X4D9/HINOELA8/FTGX4D9HINOELA8.SMALL.jpg LucasOchoa This was inspired by http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Spiral-Earrings/ the design closely follows a similar principle. The design provided easily slides onto most sizes of hands, but anyone can manipulate its dimensions easily in Makerware or GCode. It has a slight stretch to it, and fits ...
By: LucasOchoa

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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 00:50:14 PDT
From Image to Reality! 3D Printing In Practicality! http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Image-to-Reality-3D-Printing-In-Practicality/
From Image to Reality! 3D Printing In Practicality! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/VQIY/HHJOLHGA/FF8VQIYHHJOLHGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/VQIY/HHJOLHGA/FF8VQIYHHJOLHGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/VQIY/HHJOLHGA/FF8VQIYHHJOLHGA.SMALL.jpg jcduplessis Hi! This is my very First instructable! I am entering the 3D printer and Fix It contest with this as well! If you like my instructable or just the pure awesomeness of today's technology in our hands, PLEASE vote for me! Otherwise just enjoy the instructable! Thank you very much! In this instructab...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 10:23:33 PDT
3D printable Battle Bots!! CAD Designed http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-Battle-Bots-CAD-Designed/
3D printable Battle Bots!! CAD Designed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/OI8L/HHS9UUUF/FNDOI8LHHS9UUUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/OI8L/HHS9UUUF/FNDOI8LHHS9UUUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/OI8L/HHS9UUUF/FNDOI8LHHS9UUUF.SMALL.jpg UniCycleRob Hey guys! I came up with the idea of making some combat robots that would be able to fight against one another that can be printed out on a 3D printer , if something breaks - just print a new part ! I wanted to make it accessible to everyone so if anyone wants the files , I will be happy to sent the...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 07:08:30 PDT
Lightning bolt heart earrings and necklace charm http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightning-bolt-heart-earrings-and-necklace-charm/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/QVZX/HHS9K9Y4/F1KQVZXHHS9K9Y4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/QVZX/HHS9K9Y4/F1KQVZXHHS9K9Y4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/QVZX/HHS9K9Y4/F1KQVZXHHS9K9Y4.SMALL.jpg Jazzy13 I have constructed a cad file for 3d printable heart earrings and necklace charm. The earrings have a ring on top of the heart so that earring hooks may be put on. The charm is matching and has a ring on top turned on it's side so that it may be slid onto a necklace.  The cad file for both are below...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:02:50 PDT
Beast Bot QuadCopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Beast-Bot-QuadCopter/
Beast Bot QuadCopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/YT4F/HHOFXGCL/FU3YT4FHHOFXGCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/YT4F/HHOFXGCL/FU3YT4FHHOFXGCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/YT4F/HHOFXGCL/FU3YT4FHHOFXGCL.SMALL.jpg UniCycleRob Hey guys! This is beast Bot , It is a quad copter design that I have mad on CAD . The idea would be to print it out in 3D off the CAD files , attach the components and fly =D . The Quad is designed to fit some Parkfly motors from HK , and I designed the camera mount system for a RTR Fatshark FPV set...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 13:23:29 PDT
Laser Cut 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-3D-Printer/
Laser Cut 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/RCTA/HHMI53F3/FE1RCTAHHMI53F3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/RCTA/HHMI53F3/FE1RCTAHHMI53F3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/RCTA/HHMI53F3/FE1RCTAHHMI53F3.SMALL.jpg pullinsb I want a 3D printer.  I like making things, any thing.  I believe that a 3D printer, coupled with a few other tools, could allow people to have full manufacturing capabilities in a small room or garage. Say for example, you needed an oddly shaped part as a replacement or upgrade you're making for a...
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 13:45:50 PDT
3D Printable BioShock Plasmid! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-BioShock-Plasmid/
3D Printable BioShock Plasmid! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/9HMD/HHJO9I3Z/F009HMDHHJO9I3Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/9HMD/HHJO9I3Z/F009HMDHHJO9I3Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/9HMD/HHJO9I3Z/F009HMDHHJO9I3Z.SMALL.jpg JoeHoenke You can make this an assembly which i would of done if I had more time, or you can make it a single piece. First what you need to do is start a sketch, what i did is i made a square on the top plane and filleted the edges, and just eyeballed it so it would look like it does in the game. Then i mad...
By: JoeHoenke

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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 20:24:29 PDT
3D scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-scanner/
3D scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/4PO5/HFSHTGQD/F5Y4PO5HFSHTGQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/4PO5/HFSHTGQD/F5Y4PO5HFSHTGQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/4PO5/HFSHTGQD/F5Y4PO5HFSHTGQD.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs I was doing some research on making 3d models out of many many pictures and i came across a good many software and 2 of my favorite are  - 123d catch by autodesk  ( http://www.123dapp.com/catch )  - 3dsom ( http://www.3dsom.com ) 123d catch is more powerful and user friendly in my opinion, you just...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 04:29:25 PDT
How to make a 3D printed bender keychain! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-3D-printed-bender-keychain/
How to make a 3D printed bender keychain! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/VIRR/HDOW9ZED/FUOVIRRHDOW9ZED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/VIRR/HDOW9ZED/FUOVIRRHDOW9ZED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/VIRR/HDOW9ZED/FUOVIRRHDOW9ZED.SMALL.jpg JoeHoenke Hello! Welcome to my 3D printed bender keychain tutorial. I made this part in solidworks but you can make it in any CAD software. I'm not doing teeth in this tutorial. Sketching The first thing that you want to do is to make a sketch and revolve it. You can do a sketch that looks like mine or ...
By: JoeHoenke

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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 12:17:01 PDT
How to fix a tooth with CAD/CAM (CEREC) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-CEREC-a-tooth/
How to fix a tooth with CAD/CAM (CEREC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NIY7/HEBN3N9L/FV8NIY7HEBN3N9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NIY7/HEBN3N9L/FV8NIY7HEBN3N9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NIY7/HEBN3N9L/FV8NIY7HEBN3N9L.SMALL.jpg harmless matt This instructable is about CEREC, a powerful CAD/CAM technology designed to fix teeth. This is important because this technology is increasingly being used nation wide. Why this matters: It's here to stay. Corporate mills, private practices, and national dental labs are adopting thi...
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:45:41 PDT
Digital Manufacturing - project five printed toy car http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Manufacturing-project-five-printed-toy-c/
Digital Manufacturing - project five printed toy car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/BD9K/HD4VLYDL/FDABD9KHD4VLYDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/BD9K/HD4VLYDL/FDABD9KHD4VLYDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/BD9K/HD4VLYDL/FDABD9KHD4VLYDL.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash This is the fifth in a series of Instructables on how to use CAD (Computer Aided Drawing) and CAM (Computer Aided Machining) This time we are going to make a toy car which has five parts, but we only need to draw four of them. You can customize your car, change the wheels or put a crash helmet on t...
By: liquidhandwash

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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 23:17:25 PST
Design a functional 3d-printable AR-15 magazine model http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-functional-3d-printable-magazine-model/
Design a functional 3d-printable AR-15 magazine model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/FM77/HD4VPRNO/F26FM77HD4VPRNO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/FM77/HD4VPRNO/F26FM77HD4VPRNO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/FM77/HD4VPRNO/F26FM77HD4VPRNO.SMALL.jpg cant_decide DISCLAIMER: I take no responsibility for usage of an item made using these instructions. This is a curiosity, and not a tested, proven design in the real world. Individuals utilizing this work should study the legality of owning something like this, and ensure they properly test something before att...
By: cant_decide

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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 10:27:35 PST
3D Printed GoPro Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-GoPro-Mount/
3D Printed GoPro Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/VL0Z/HD4VLX6L/F4TVL0ZHD4VLX6L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/VL0Z/HD4VLX6L/F4TVL0ZHD4VLX6L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/VL0Z/HD4VLX6L/F4TVL0ZHD4VLX6L.SMALL.jpg freeza36 For the "Up" Challenge I decided to make something that I have wanted to make for a while now; a 3D printed GoPro mount. They are expensive to buy at stores, and I now have access to not only Solidworks designing program, but 3D printers. It does cost money of course, but at least I have access to t...
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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:46:58 PST
Digital Manufacturing - project four laser cut box http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Manufacturing-project-four-laser-cut-box/
Digital Manufacturing - project four laser cut box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/86IJ/HCV90QEK/FW786IJHCV90QEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/86IJ/HCV90QEK/FW786IJHCV90QEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/86IJ/HCV90QEK/FW786IJHCV90QEK.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash This is the forth in a series of Instructables on how to use CAD (Computer Aided Drawing) and CAM (Computer Aided Machining) if you have been following along you should be getting quite good at using prodesktop so there is not as much detail in the photos and we will be focusing more on the design ...
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 17:59:47 PST
CAD V8 Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/CAD-V8-Engine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/T9OF/HDHXNPCO/FUET9OFHDHXNPCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/T9OF/HDHXNPCO/FUET9OFHDHXNPCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/T9OF/HDHXNPCO/FUET9OFHDHXNPCO.SMALL.jpg knex-man This is one of the engines i have been designing over the last couple of weeks , it is a V8 SOHC, naturally aspirated, although i am thinking of turbo-charging it ahaha. It was drawn in Auto-desk Inventor Pro EDIT: I am now currently in the process of turbo-charging this engine and its gonna be MAA...
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 01:06:51 PST
3D Design For 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Design-For-3D-Printing/
3D Design For 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/PWPE/GLL4ZTCO/F45PWPEGLL4ZTCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/PWPE/GLL4ZTCO/F45PWPEGLL4ZTCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/PWPE/GLL4ZTCO/F45PWPEGLL4ZTCO.SMALL.jpg tinygeek If you're going to have a 3D Printer, you have to be able to design things to print with it. Thingiverse can only take you so far, you know. The only problem with Makerbot/RepRap style 3D printers is that they have limitations. Some overhangs can't be printed, layer delamination can cause parts to b...
By: tinygeek

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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 07:24:35 PST
Digital Manufacturing - project three 3D printed box http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Manufacturing-project-three-3D-printed-b/
Digital Manufacturing - project three 3D printed box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/XFGU/HCJOAZ3Y/FCKXFGUHCJOAZ3Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/XFGU/HCJOAZ3Y/FCKXFGUHCJOAZ3Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/XFGU/HCJOAZ3Y/FCKXFGUHCJOAZ3Y.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash Designing a project to send to a 3d printer requires a different approach to a project that requires laser cutting, but is not to difficult as long as you remember few points 3D printing has limitations on size  cannot be too big or have parts that too small with no support. Projects with l...
By: liquidhandwash

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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 00:42:21 PST
Digital Manufacturing - project two desk name plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Manufacturing-project-two-desk-name-plat/
Digital Manufacturing - project two desk name plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/YXIJ/HCB8TZAJ/FBNYXIJHCB8TZAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/YXIJ/HCB8TZAJ/FBNYXIJHCB8TZAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/YXIJ/HCB8TZAJ/FBNYXIJHCB8TZAJ.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash Digital manufacturing doesn't have to be expensive or difficult,  with an old computer, free software and a hiring a machine for a few minutes you can make things that would not be possible in a home workshop! If you haven't seen project one, take a look as it covers where to get the Prodesktop, ho...
By: liquidhandwash

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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 21:38:54 PST