Instructables: exploring - 3D-Printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:15:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Thermoforming 3D Printed PLA for Use in Prostethics http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoforming-3D-Printed-PLA-for-Use-in-Prostethic/
Thermoforming 3D Printed PLA for Use in Prostethics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JN33/HXZO516I/F27JN33HXZO516I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JN33/HXZO516I/F27JN33HXZO516I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JN33/HXZO516I/F27JN33HXZO516I.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian One of the biggest challenges in low-cost 3D printed prosthetic devices is achieving the proper fit. If the loads on the device are not properly distributed across the skin and underlying tissue, it can lead to irritation, bruising, or rashes. In the case of the body-driven prosthetic devices that...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:10:54 PDT
Running the Pier 9 Zcorp 450 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Running-the-Pier-9-Zcorp-450-3D-Printer/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:06:22 PDT
3D Printed Bulbasaur Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Bulbasaur-Planter/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:03:56 PDT
3D Printed Robot Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Robot-Arm/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:24:51 PDT
Satellites: Algorithmic Light Sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/Satellites-Algorithmic-Light-Sculptures/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 16:50:38 PDT
3D Printed TINY Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-TINY-Planters/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 17:00:51 PDT
(3D Printed) Block Print Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Block-Print-Generator/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 22:28:44 PDT
Quadcopter HACK! [Design and print your Propeller Guard] http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-HACK-Universal-Prop-guard-for-any-frame/
Quadcopter HACK! [Design and print your Propeller Guard] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Today I will be showing something very interesting especially for those who love flying their quadcopters and doing aerial photography.THE 3D PRINTED PROP GUARD!......Can also be laser cut So What is a prop guard??A Prop guard is something very innovative in a way it protects your quadcopter or your...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 21:02:51 PDT
Squirrel Chasing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Squirrel-Chasing-Robot/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:00:09 PDT
3D Printed Blooming Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Blooming-Flowers/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:24:45 PDT
iPhone pinhole camera http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-pinhole-camera/
iPhone pinhole camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SMALL.jpg deenakhattab One day I was browsing through 123D and Thingiverse when I noticed that no one had ever made a pinhole camera for the iPhone. Here we are in a world where 3D printing is a thing that exists and people are still taping tiny-holed cardboard squares over their iPhone cameras to achieve that coveted gra...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:15:28 PDT
3D Printed Face Goblet! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Face-Goblet/
3D Printed Face Goblet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/F52W/HWRC8VB2/FDBF52WHWRC8VB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/F52W/HWRC8VB2/FDBF52WHWRC8VB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/F52W/HWRC8VB2/FDBF52WHWRC8VB2.SMALL.jpg Madatech_Fablab Today we found a pretty simple way to convert a silhouette of a face to a nice 3D "candlestick" object that is easy to print. We'd like to share it with you! Developed by Yonatan and Tom @ Wanger Fablab, MadaTech Museum Haifa, Israel. Give us a holler at fablab@madatech.org.ilThe technique was inspi...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:04:05 PDT
Modern Custom 3D Printed and Lasercut Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Custom-3D-Printed-and-Lasercut-Chess-Set/
Modern Custom 3D Printed and Lasercut Chess Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Why buy a chess set when you can just make one! It's easy and free to download or model your own and 3D print it at home. In this instructable we will go over where to find or how to make base geometry using Autodesk 360 Fusion or the Autodesk 123 Gallery. Then how to clean and prep the meshed fo...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:30:32 PDT
The Microwave: A Color 3D Scanner for Small Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Microwave-A-Color-3D-Scanner-for-Small-Objects/
The Microwave: A Color 3D Scanner for Small Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SMALL.jpg sfrayne Have you ever wanted to 3D scan a stuffed animal, or a little ceramic dinosaur, or perhaps an owl whistle? You know, to contribute to the volumetric digital repository of civilization. Well, I have good news for you - all you need is a lightbox, a cheap turntable display, a big sheet of white pape...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 02:34:08 PDT
Water-Powered Octocopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Octocopter/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:12:57 PDT
THE RECORDER ASSISTANCE TOOL http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-FLUTE-ASSISTANCE-TOOL/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 02:56:20 PDT
3D printed Mini Macro-Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Mini-Macro-Studio/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 04:34:46 PDT
Geodesic Dome: Build a Lamp or a Space Ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Geodesic-Dome-Build-a-Lamp-or-a-Space-Ship/
Geodesic Dome: Build a Lamp or a Space Ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/VWQ3/HW37KYIX/FC8VWQ3HW37KYIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/VWQ3/HW37KYIX/FC8VWQ3HW37KYIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/VWQ3/HW37KYIX/FC8VWQ3HW37KYIX.SMALL.jpg dailyvice Here are two scalabe joints for making your own bucky balls. You can download the stl files, chop up bamboo skewers, and build it to the size you want..."There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly." - Buckminster Fuller Here are two joints for your buckyball expe...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 07:23:34 PDT
Make Your Own 3D Printed Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-3D-Printed-Glasses/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 06:01:37 PDT
Robotic Arm(Inmoov) with Cortex M3(Brazilian Open Hardware) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-ArmInmoov-with-Cortex-M3Brazilian-Open-Har/
Robotic Arm(Inmoov) with Cortex M3(Brazilian Open Hardware) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/WWG6/HVXC2FMJ/FPSWWG6HVXC2FMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/WWG6/HVXC2FMJ/FPSWWG6HVXC2FMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/WWG6/HVXC2FMJ/FPSWWG6HVXC2FMJ.SMALL.jpg wcr Braço Robótico (Inmoov) controlado por Cortex M3.TESTE 1: Após ver o "Inmoov" eu tive muita vontade de montar um, mas como base para futuramente desenhar meu próprio braço robótico, unindo um pouco dos meus conhecimentos com artes plásticas para deixar cada vez mais "humano" o braço, pretendendo com...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 08:36:25 PDT
3D Printed Earbuds Compact http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Earbud-Compact/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 20:52:53 PDT
3D Printed Mini Jambox Bike Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Mini-Jambox-Bike-Mount/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 08:32:37 PDT
3D Printed Pebble Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Pebble-Charger/
3D Printed Pebble Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/C59P/HVV0O6IC/F7OC59PHVV0O6IC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/C59P/HVV0O6IC/F7OC59PHVV0O6IC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/C59P/HVV0O6IC/F7OC59PHVV0O6IC.SMALL.jpg zjenja This little charger for your Pebble Smartwatch can be made within 30 minutes. We are going to make the entire charger (yes, including the USB plug!). Instead of using magnets, this charger snaps nicely on your watch. This allows you to leave it directly in the USB port.It works great as an alternati...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 08:58:38 PDT
3d Printed Gears: Strandbeest Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Gears-Strandbeest-Turbine/
3d Printed Gears: Strandbeest Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/U70Y/HVTWCKR5/FJWU70YHVTWCKR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/U70Y/HVTWCKR5/FJWU70YHVTWCKR5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/U70Y/HVTWCKR5/FJWU70YHVTWCKR5.SMALL.jpg er1c3dp I've seen a lot of amazing 3d printed things, and have often found myself trying to figure out how they were designed and modelled, how they went from being an awesome idea to becoming an actual physical 3d printed object. I believe gaining such an understanding leads to a deeper appreciation of th...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 01:42:44 PDT
Poor Man's 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-3D-Printer/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 07:51:14 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
3D Print Finishing Technique for Improved Surface Quality http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Finishing-Technique-for-Improved-Surface-/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 22:34:55 PDT
Fractal Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Koch-Lamp/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 02:01:01 PDT
Readymake: Duchamp Chess Pieces (3D Recreations from Photographs) http://www.instructables.com/id/Readymake-Duchamp-Chess-Pieces-3D-Recreations-from/
Readymake: Duchamp Chess Pieces (3D Recreations from Photographs) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/XDSO/HVGXSHCF/FKIXDSOHVGXSHCF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/XDSO/HVGXSHCF/FKIXDSOHVGXSHCF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/XDSO/HVGXSHCF/FKIXDSOHVGXSHCF.SMALL.jpg scottkildall "Readymake: Duchamp Chess Pieces" recreates Marcel Duchamp’s hand-carved wooden chess set as 3D models to be 3D printed by anyone. Duchamp’s original chess set has been lost and exists only as a photograph.Scott Kildall (me) and Bryan Cera created this project and call this process a Readymake — a p...
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Thu, 22 May 2014 12:54:33 PDT
How to design 3d printed glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-design-3d-printed-glasses/
How to design 3d printed glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/D9PL/HVFL5WTO/F5PD9PLHVFL5WTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/D9PL/HVFL5WTO/F5PD9PLHVFL5WTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/D9PL/HVFL5WTO/F5PD9PLHVFL5WTO.SMALL.jpg Aaron Porterfield This is how I designed and 3D printed my own glasses using lenses from a broken pair.I started by 3D scanning my lens using my phone's camera and Autodesk's 123D Catch. You can see the instructable here: http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-scanning-a-glasses-lens/I used the 3D scan of my lenses as a ...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 09:50:34 PDT
AtmoSPHERE (XY table from K'nex + human movement visualization) http://www.instructables.com/id/AtmoSPHERE-XY-table-from-Knex-human-movement-visua/
AtmoSPHERE (XY table from K'nex + human movement visualization) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/YZCT/HV9HMY2I/FLYYZCTHV9HMY2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/YZCT/HV9HMY2I/FLYYZCTHV9HMY2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/YZCT/HV9HMY2I/FLYYZCTHV9HMY2I.SMALL.jpg kentwills This instructable was made as part of the CS course "Tangible Interactive Computing" at the University of Maryland, College Park taught by Professor Jon Froehlich. The course focused on exploring the materiality of interactive computing and, in the words of MIT Professor Hiroshii Ishii, sought to "s...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 11:49:15 PDT
Lens flare creating filter, with 3D printed parts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lens-flare-filter-with-3D-printed-parts/
Lens flare creating filter, with 3D printed parts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/TVAV/HUYM3XWJ/F6FTVAVHUYM3XWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/TVAV/HUYM3XWJ/F6FTVAVHUYM3XWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/TVAV/HUYM3XWJ/F6FTVAVHUYM3XWJ.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hi,in this project i want to show you how you can build yourself a "Lens-Flare-Filter" for your DSLR or Digitalcamera! With the filter you can easy create a cinnematic look on your pictures and Videos, wthout spending much money on expensive programs! We will use a few 3D printed parts, theese can b...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 06:21:14 PDT
3D Printed Sumobot [Autonomous RC, Bluetooth Multiplayer] http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-designed-printed-1KG-competition-sumobot/
3D Printed Sumobot [Autonomous RC, Bluetooth Multiplayer] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/PVT6/HUYLYYG2/FOTPVT6HUYLYYG2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/PVT6/HUYLYYG2/FOTPVT6HUYLYYG2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/PVT6/HUYLYYG2/FOTPVT6HUYLYYG2.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Finally 3D printing is now available in our country now time to make good use of this...Autonomous part voice controlled FUNCTIONS [MODE]Today I updated this instructable to have autonomous functions in the same way voice activated functions to fight you opponents in the ring, by saying specific wo...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 07:49:34 PDT
Rockit: 3D-Printed Model Rocket Construction Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Rockit-Model-Rocket-Construction-Kit/
Rockit: 3D-Printed Model Rocket Construction Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/0BD1/HSE95CXM/F6S0BD1HSE95CXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/0BD1/HSE95CXM/F6S0BD1HSE95CXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/0BD1/HSE95CXM/F6S0BD1HSE95CXM.SMALL.jpg vishnubob I loved building model rockets growing up, but if I had to be honest, I was pretty terrible at it. I would use the tools that I knew and had off hand. I built a few with a hot glue gun, but the fins would always detach mid-flight. If they did hang on, they were usually poorly aligned, and this mad...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 00:37:08 PST
DIY delta 3D printer using low cost recycled parts http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-delta-3D-printer-using-low-cost-recycled-parts/
DIY delta 3D printer using low cost recycled parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/G421/HUVPSV97/FPNG421HUVPSV97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/G421/HUVPSV97/FPNG421HUVPSV97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/G421/HUVPSV97/FPNG421HUVPSV97.SMALL.jpg hesamh This is a filament deposition delta 3D printer, was designed and built in 2013 using recycled parts from old dot matrix printers and flatbed scanner. FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) is a layer additive manufacturing (or 3D Printing) process that uses production-grade thermoplastic materials to pro...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 05:00:06 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
Motorising Any Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorising-Any-Model/
Motorising Any Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/XAPS/HURHUGPN/FX5XAPSHURHUGPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/XAPS/HURHUGPN/FX5XAPSHURHUGPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/XAPS/HURHUGPN/FX5XAPSHURHUGPN.SMALL.jpg jaker3278 There are a lot of plastic kits you can buy but they are static when done. It does not have to be this way any more. Modern technology allows you to modify your toys in interesting ways. This is one example of how 3d printing and electronics can transform a humble plastic model into a seething monst...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 08:03:13 PDT
Time turner necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-turner-necklace/
Time turner necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/ASW2/HUQAQS61/FCMASW2HUQAQS61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/ASW2/HUQAQS61/FCMASW2HUQAQS61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/ASW2/HUQAQS61/FCMASW2HUQAQS61.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput I have always wanted to make a time turner necklace, like in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, but this was something I held for impossible. This was until I started designing in 3D :) In last year's youth design contest, I won a free 3D print. I wanted to design something really special t...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 23:08:42 PDT
Turn Your Head or anything else into a Stick Shift! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Head-or-anything-else-Stick-Shift/
Turn Your Head or anything else into a Stick Shift! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/1XN6/HUM3LQ70/FQO1XN6HUM3LQ70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/1XN6/HUM3LQ70/FQO1XN6HUM3LQ70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/1XN6/HUM3LQ70/FQO1XN6HUM3LQ70.SMALL.jpg haqnmaq I will show you how you can turn a 3d scan of your head into a stick shift for your car! If you would like to use some other 3d model, you can skip to Step 3! Tools: Kinect or other compatible sensor (check to see what is compatible with the software you chose) Skanect http://skanect.manctl.com/ ...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:48:22 PDT
IPad glass as 3D printing build platform http://www.instructables.com/id/IPad-glass-as-3D-printing-build-platform/
IPad glass as 3D printing build platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/Q3GL/HUFW6E2O/FFHQ3GLHUFW6E2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/Q3GL/HUFW6E2O/FFHQ3GLHUFW6E2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/Q3GL/HUFW6E2O/FFHQ3GLHUFW6E2O.SMALL.jpg cvbrg Are you tired of scratches on your Kapton tape, or the bubbles that show up when trying to remove your parts? Are you fed up with having to change your tape after every 3-4 builds to get optimum results? Are you having trouble with your parts warping and delaminating? Do you want a ...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:52:46 PDT
3D Printing Photographs - using 3DS MAX http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Photographs-using-3DS-MAX/
3D Printing Photographs - using 3DS MAX - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/IS7C/HUJSWRCN/FGWIS7CHUJSWRCN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/IS7C/HUJSWRCN/FGWIS7CHUJSWRCN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/IS7C/HUJSWRCN/FGWIS7CHUJSWRCN.SMALL.jpg alepalan One of my favorite instructables of all time is the 3D Printing Photograph. I was fortunate to meet Amanda, while I was doing my Residency at Instructables and learned a few tricks to do my version. Amanda uses Processing to draw the 3D Models but I hardly code so I figured a way to do the same us...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:29:02 PDT
Fully 3D printed Code Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Fully-3D-printed-Code-Lock/
Fully 3D printed Code Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/MEEP/HUEELLUK/F1HMEEPHUEELLUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/MEEP/HUEELLUK/F1HMEEPHUEELLUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/MEEP/HUEELLUK/F1HMEEPHUEELLUK.SMALL.jpg kenyer It must be possible to fully 3D-print a code lock. It is probably been done before, but this is my take on it. I wanted to do it with a small amount of parts. I ended up using just 5 parts for a three digit code lock. For every digit more you will need to add just one part. Usefulness This code lo...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:35:48 PDT
3D Printed, Ultralight, 3-axis Modular Time-Lapse Motion Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ultralight-3-axis-Modular-Time-Lapse-Mo/
3D Printed, Ultralight, 3-axis Modular Time-Lapse Motion Control System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/DE1Z/HUDMSNDI/FM3DE1ZHUDMSNDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/DE1Z/HUDMSNDI/FM3DE1ZHUDMSNDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/DE1Z/HUDMSNDI/FM3DE1ZHUDMSNDI.SMALL.jpg Doug Urquhart This is the story of my first 3D printing project and how it helped to drastically reduce the overall weight of my 3-axis motion control time-lapse dolly system for easier transport on multi-day backcountry, backpacking trips. Not only did my first 3D printing project shave serious weight (in comp...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:30:21 PDT
Video Podcasting Rig and Teleprompter http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Podcasting-Rig-and-Teleprompter/
Video Podcasting Rig and Teleprompter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/FQ0L/HU843RN9/F17FQ0LHU843RN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/FQ0L/HU843RN9/F17FQ0LHU843RN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/FQ0L/HU843RN9/F17FQ0LHU843RN9.SMALL.jpg Jazzmyn This 3d printed video rig will give you many options for shooting the perfect video.  There is room to mount all your accessories from lights to mics.  It is mobile with two large handles to help steady your shot.  This rig can also be mounted to a tripod and when combined with a iPad Mini it become...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:15:41 PDT
Make An Ultimate Helping Hand Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-Ultimate-Helping-Hand-Jig/
Make An Ultimate Helping Hand Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/B4C5/HU1JUW0Q/FUWB4C5HU1JUW0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/B4C5/HU1JUW0Q/FUWB4C5HU1JUW0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/B4C5/HU1JUW0Q/FUWB4C5HU1JUW0Q.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Here is a helping hand jig that is useful for soldering, gluing, painting and macro photography. It is highly configurable to hold various small objects in many positions. While this version is 3d printed, it could also be made using traditional hand methods. How It Works While this may not be t...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:56:52 PDT
How to 3D scan with Skanect http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-scan-with-Skanect/
How to 3D scan with Skanect - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/VQSI/HTU5K02F/FOYVQSIHTU5K02F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/VQSI/HTU5K02F/FOYVQSIHTU5K02F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/VQSI/HTU5K02F/FOYVQSIHTU5K02F.SMALL.jpg azelinskie 3d Scanning at the Museum of Art and Design with Shapeways using a Microsoft Kinect and Skanect software. Setup What you will need: -computer preferably a desktop as files are large -Skanect software (http://skanect.manctl.com/) -Microsoft Kinect This device reads color with its camera and rea...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:58:42 PDT
Cheap, Easy, Universal Filament holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Easy-Universal-Filament-holder/
Cheap, Easy, Universal Filament holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5NK3/HTS5DB1S/FFD5NK3HTS5DB1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5NK3/HTS5DB1S/FFD5NK3HTS5DB1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5NK3/HTS5DB1S/FFD5NK3HTS5DB1S.SMALL.jpg drac5290 I recently bought myself a Printrbot jr v2 and I have loved how easy it is to use and tinker with. The only real problem I have found with it is the filament roll holders that come standard (image 3 and 4) can not hold all rolls of filament I own. As anyone who has bought filament online will ...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 18:04:27 PDT
Data Crystals: 3D Data Visualizations from Open Data http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Crystals-3D-Data-Visualizations-from-Open-Dat/
Data Crystals: 3D Data Visualizations from Open Data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ONSR/HTPUP3BW/F1GONSRHTPUP3BW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ONSR/HTPUP3BW/F1GONSRHTPUP3BW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ONSR/HTPUP3BW/F1GONSRHTPUP3BW.SMALL.jpg scottkildall One of my projects while a resident artist at Autodesk has been to create "Data Crystals" —  3D prints that I algorithmically generate using data as input. I design these 3D data visualizations for aesthetics over legibility and they show off what can be done with code and 3D printing. I've finishe...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 08:18:05 PDT
Build your own 3d printer filament factory (Filament Extruder) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-3d-printing-filament-factory-Filame/
Build your own 3d printer filament factory (Filament Extruder) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/HROL/HTPUO3LY/F3AHROLHTPUO3LY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/HROL/HTPUO3LY/F3AHROLHTPUO3LY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/HROL/HTPUO3LY/F3AHROLHTPUO3LY.SMALL.jpg ianmcmill Too long, didn't read: Make your own 3D printer filament ! Cheap and high quality at a decent speed of 150-190 IPM ! (4-5 meters per minute)UPDATE: Now with wiring diagram ! Long read: 3D printers are cool and they finally start to drop in price. Kickstarter campaigns like the one from QB-UP o...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 13:29:41 PDT
3d printed puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-puzzle/
3d printed puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi With last generation 3D printers you can now easily create a very detailed product. In this trend, every 3D software acquires an enhanced importance. You can indeed turn your own design in reality, and whether it is a toy, a tool, or a prototype scale-model, you will see that it will come out an awe...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 10:51:13 PDT