Instructables: exploring - technology - printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 May 2015 00:03:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Enclosure-Maker-Space/
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SMALL.jpg FletcherB Here's a video describing my enclosure and all the designs and prints that went into it... Watch this first so you can get an idea of the overall concept, design and features before I go into a step-by-step Instructable on how to build it. (Sorry in advance, but I kinda get off track in the video wi...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 02:34:05 PDT
Tact: Low-cost, Advanced Prosthetic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Tact-Low-cost-Advanced-Prosthetic-Hand/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 11:34:06 PDT
3D Print a Multimeter stand http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-a-Multimeter-stand/
3D Print a Multimeter stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/2ZES/I9GW88S7/F7L2ZESI9GW88S7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/2ZES/I9GW88S7/F7L2ZESI9GW88S7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/2ZES/I9GW88S7/F7L2ZESI9GW88S7.SMALL.jpg tecNerd Almost every Maker has used a multimeter, if it was testing batteries or continuity. I know that whenever I do this, I can never seem to get a good test because I’m trying to test with one hand and read with the other. In other words it gets cumbersome.I have created a project that solves all of tha...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 11:53:57 PDT
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Crab-Controller-Crab-Simulator/
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SMALL.jpg John Choi Crab Controller & Crab Simulator Interactive Art and Computational Design, Carnegie Mellon University, 2015A 3D-printed, posable crab input joystick for controlling tetrapod walkers, motion capture, and simulations. With 4 legs and 3 degrees of freedom per leg, the Crab Controller sends data through...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 14:57:01 PDT
Cat Laser Entertainer Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Laser-Entertainer-Robot/
Cat Laser Entertainer Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Sometimes you are just too tired to play with your pets and give them the attention they need.When this kind of situation happens, you are mostly busy and tired. Good night sleep would do the trick BUT your pet decides that sleep is for weak and keep you awake the whole night just because they are t...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 05:17:48 PDT
POD-1 the Ultimate 3in1 Photo accesory! http://www.instructables.com/id/POD-1-the-Ultimate-3in1-Photo-accesory/
POD-1 the Ultimate 3in1 Photo accesory! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/TWKC/I92LUUXI/F9YTWKCI92LUUXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/TWKC/I92LUUXI/F9YTWKCI92LUUXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/TWKC/I92LUUXI/F9YTWKCI92LUUXI.SMALL.jpg kondzio29 I'm lately so Creative that I Am suprising myself... Last time I was in bed I thought about something that would replace my old tripod. But I don't want to buy another one. So I came up with ultimate idea to make something that would replace me three things at once! I came up with an idea of maki...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:20:14 PDT
3D printable filament filter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-filament-filter/
3D printable filament filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMZ4/I916K8CC/FRNQMZ4I916K8CC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMZ4/I916K8CC/FRNQMZ4I916K8CC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMZ4/I916K8CC/FRNQMZ4I916K8CC.SMALL.jpg Lasplaner Have you ever got a nozzle clog? Or maybe a dirty print? The most likely cause is in fact dirty filament. This may be surprising but it surprised me too. This instructable will show you various files and will have advice on which one to use. Please note that I do not own the files except for thing 7...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 03:15:01 PDT
GOpro Suction CUP to DSLR! http://www.instructables.com/id/GOpro-Suction-CUP-to-DSLR/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:31:47 PDT
3D Printed DSLR Slider! Cheaper than 20$ http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-DSLR-SLider-For-less-than-20/
3D Printed DSLR Slider! Cheaper than 20$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/TLH3/I92LSEFE/F2TTLH3I92LSEFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/TLH3/I92LSEFE/F2TTLH3I92LSEFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/TLH3/I92LSEFE/F2TTLH3I92LSEFE.SMALL.jpg focamonca Let's create something useful for videomaker and timelapse maker 3D Printed DSLR Slider! Cheaper than 20$ This is a tutorial on how to build a 3D printed dslr SLIDER!Remember to vote me in the 3d printing contest :D thanksSorry for my English, probably I'll make some mistake so please tell me whe...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:56:53 PDT
3D Printed Weird Lenses http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Custom-Lenses/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 20:18:07 PDT
Apple II Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-II-Watch/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 11:53:43 PDT
3D printed magnetic connector! *UPDATED* http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-magnetic-connector/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 03:17:47 PDT
3D printed hat graphics http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-hat-graphics/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:30:13 PDT
DIY Letterpress - Adana3D http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Letterpress-Adana3D/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:18:47 PDT
3D printed MiniNes http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-MiniNes/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 06:08:31 PDT
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
Download, edit and print your own parts from McMaster-Carr http://www.instructables.com/id/Download-Edit-And-Print-Your-Own-Parts-From-McMast/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:41:06 PST
From IDEA to PRODUCTION - Cryptex http://www.instructables.com/id/From-IDEA-to-PRODUCTION-Cryptex/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:55:48 PST
Solids of a constant width with AutoCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Solids-of-a-constant-width-with-AutoCAD/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:23:27 PST
Print a Robot Pincer, from Software Installation - ordering a print. http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Pincer-from-Software-installation-printing/
Print a Robot Pincer, from Software Installation - ordering a print. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome So you want to get into making cool stuff with 3D printing but you don’t know how to start? Then hopefully this little tutorial will help you get going. If you just came for the STL files feel free, the link is below. Although I have used "TinkerCAD" in the past, I wanted something that had a bit ...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:08:27 PST
3D Modeling a Spark Diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Modeling-a-Spark-Diffuser/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:05:13 PST
Soft Robots: 3D Printing Artificial Muscles http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Robots-3D-Printing-Artificial-Muscles/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:21:06 PST
Turtle iPad Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Turtle-iPad-Stand/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 04:19:50 PST
Two-Tone Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Tone-Printing/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:34:47 PST
3D Design For 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Design-For-3D-Printing/
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 07:24:35 PST
Idaho, first chair lift ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Idaho-first-chair-lift-ornament/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 13:48:46 PST
Building a 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-3D-printer/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:11:31 PDT
3D printed phone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-phone-holder-1/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:11:50 PDT
3D Printing the San Francisco Sewers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-the-San-Francisco-Sewers/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:51:27 PDT
Dot Matrix Printer from a CD/DVD Reader with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-Matrix-Printer-from-a-CDDVD-Reader-with-Arduin/
Dot Matrix Printer from a CD/DVD Reader with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SMALL.jpg Robson Couto Hey!Some time ago while going through the pages here in Instructables, something catch my attention, a printer made of a CD reader, and i was amazed.I thought: "This is incredible, I have to make one!"I know that these kind of projects don't always receive a "I made it", because of its degree of dif...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:06:11 PDT
3D Print: Make Servo Controlled Valves http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Make-Servo-Controlled-Valves/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:21:17 PDT
Musical Floppy Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Floppy-Drives/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:43:04 PDT
3D Printed Underwater Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Underwater-Camera/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 19:17:11 PDT
Lens flare creating filter, with 3D printed parts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lens-flare-filter-with-3D-printed-parts/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 06:21:14 PDT
Laser Cut Printing Plates http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Printing-Plates/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 11:20:40 PDT
Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! Updated Code! http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny254585-PWM-generator-and-Servo-tester/
Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! Updated Code! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hello, in this project I want to show you how to build a PWM generator with a Attiny processor. It is very easy to build and a nice project for starters as also for professionals. You will need some electronic knowledge and some knowledge about Arduino. It wont be to hard, because i already wrote a ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:51:47 PDT
3D Printing Photographs - using 3DS MAX http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Photographs-using-3DS-MAX/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:29:02 PDT
Arduino Model Rocket Launcher for 3D Printed Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Model-Rocket-Launcher-for-3D-Printed-Rocke/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:55:12 PDT
3D Printed Panning Time-lapse Mount (from an egg timer!) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Panning-Time-lapse-Mount-from-and-egg-t/
3D Printed Panning Time-lapse Mount (from an egg timer!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/VI7H/HSM53SYV/FBHVI7HHSM53SYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/VI7H/HSM53SYV/FBHVI7HHSM53SYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/VI7H/HSM53SYV/FBHVI7HHSM53SYV.SMALL.jpg Major Peel Here is my time-lapse panning device/mount built from an egg timer! With this you'll be able to create time-lapse videos where the camera pans throughout the duration of the video. First of all, I'm aware this isn't a new idea and that there are a few instructables which already show how to buil...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:14:31 PDT
3D Printed Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ornament/
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 13:51:02 PST
Introduction to 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-1/
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Sat, 8 Sep 2012 08:48:05 PDT
GoPro RC Car Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-RC-Car-Mount/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 15:58:56 PST
3D Printed Jack O' Lantern USB Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-O-Lantern-USB-Stick/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 06:22:37 PDT
How to Restore, Improve, and Digitize an old microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-Improve-and-Digitize-an-old-microsc/
How to Restore, Improve, and Digitize an old microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/P813/HLSGSCFV/F4OP813HLSGSCFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/P813/HLSGSCFV/F4OP813HLSGSCFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/P813/HLSGSCFV/F4OP813HLSGSCFV.SMALL.jpg Branebot This microscope was discarded because the lighting mechanism it came with had stopped working entirely.  Changing the light bulb did not fix the problem, and because the whole electrical mechanism had been epoxied into a solid slab during the manufacturing process, it was impossible to see which ind...
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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 20:30:34 PDT
EASY Kinect 3D Scanner! http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Kinect-3D-Scanner/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E2HE/HD4VPD1K/FUXE2HEHD4VPD1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E2HE/HD4VPD1K/FUXE2HEHD4VPD1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E2HE/HD4VPD1K/FUXE2HEHD4VPD1K.SMALL.jpg toddie123 Hey Instructables community!  In this instructable I will instruct you how to make a DIY 3d scanner using an XBOX-360 Kinect! This instructable is very easy as long as you are patient and follow my instructions in the video. Also, I explain how to correct and fix your image for a nice clean print o...
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 15:25:59 PST
Creating Large Format Rubber Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Large-Format-Rubber-Stamps/
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Thu, 29 Aug 2013 02:38:02 PDT
How to Build a Fort Using 3d Printed Fort Loops http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Fort-Using-3d-Printed-Fort-Loops/
How to Build a Fort Using 3d Printed Fort Loops - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/LF0G/HKPXBDK0/FUALF0GHKPXBDK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/LF0G/HKPXBDK0/FUALF0GHKPXBDK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/LF0G/HKPXBDK0/FUALF0GHKPXBDK0.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack Simply ask, and there are not many people that did not enjoy constructing forts during their childhood. I have a 6 year old nephew who asks almost every time I see him, "Can we build a fort?" I shamefully admit that I have occasionally neglected his requests. You see.... I was one of those kids tha...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:48:23 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
Easiest 3D Name Tag, using Tinkercad http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-3D-Name-Tag-Using-Tinkercad/
Easiest 3D Name Tag, using Tinkercad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/N9GM/HJKBSLEO/FRTN9GMHJKBSLEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/N9GM/HJKBSLEO/FRTN9GMHJKBSLEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/N9GM/HJKBSLEO/FRTN9GMHJKBSLEO.SMALL.jpg SHIFT! Bom Dia Instructabrarians! Ever been to one of those completely awful and sterile corporate meet ups before?  Yeah, you know the ones I'm talking about. Everyone has to put on their best suit, sacrifice their weekend and drive an hour to the city just to hear the big wigs talk about blah blah...qua...
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:34:07 PDT
3d Project Challenge: Flash Drive Cases http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-3D-Printed-Flash-Drive-Cases/
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:53:12 PDT