Instructables: exploring - 3D-Printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:17:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Delta Bot: Perfect DIY 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Delta-Bot-Perfect-DIY-3D-Printer/
Delta Bot: Perfect DIY 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/C797/IDUQXQGN/F1DC797IDUQXQGN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/C797/IDUQXQGN/F1DC797IDUQXQGN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/C797/IDUQXQGN/F1DC797IDUQXQGN.SMALL.jpg Danny Lu Build the efficient and reliable all metal structure 3D Printer. Improved significantly with new concepts for printers. Great quality and up to 400 mm/s print speed. Built with heated bed, hybrid bowden suspended extruder, and counterweight (tested printing 21 hours straight with no motors hot). ...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:31:14 PDT
Wedding Cake Toppers, Seat Saver Name Plates, & Photo Booth Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Cake-Toppers-Seat-Saver-Name-Plates-Photo-/
Wedding Cake Toppers, Seat Saver Name Plates, & Photo Booth Fun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/V6CE/IDUQS9JP/FW2V6CEIDUQS9JP.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Objective: Create a 3D model from an image. This is also how you can easily create a Cake Topper, Photo Booth Goodies Such as mustaches, signs, glasses etc. Skip to the last step (Step 7) to see the easiest method, however it may not be sufficient for more complicated models.Also search Thingiverse ...
By: 3D Printing Ninja

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:23:45 PDT
3D Printing My Wedding Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-My-Wedding-Ring/
3D Printing My Wedding Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SYDA/IDUQS5UR/FV7SYDAIDUQS5UR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SYDA/IDUQS5UR/FV7SYDAIDUQS5UR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/SYDA/IDUQS5UR/FV7SYDAIDUQS5UR.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Difficulty: IntermediateObjective: Learn how to go about printing jewelry, specifically custom wedding rings, and hear my experience with doing so.To see more about 3D Printing visit the blog at: 3d Printing Ninja Why You Should 3D Print Your Wedding Ring At first I didn't even consider 3D printi...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:55:25 PDT
3D Printed Wedding Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Wedding-Rings/
3D Printed Wedding Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/LD0Z/IDTAWO4E/F11LD0ZIDTAWO4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/LD0Z/IDTAWO4E/F11LD0ZIDTAWO4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/LD0Z/IDTAWO4E/F11LD0ZIDTAWO4E.SMALL.jpg ModMischief Reasons you might want 3D printed wedding rings: Unique - no one else will have rings like yours (unless, of course, you share your design) Totally custom - the design is limited only by your creativity and can easily be sized for tiny fingers or monster hands Easy to make - all you need is some...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:37:38 PDT
Large Scale: 3D NASA Curiosity 100mm Bed Main Body & links http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Scale-3D-NASA-Curiosity-100mm-Bed-Main-Body-/
Large Scale: 3D NASA Curiosity 100mm Bed Main Body & links - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/49DH/IDRP90AF/FXT49DHIDRP90AF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/49DH/IDRP90AF/FXT49DHIDRP90AF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/49DH/IDRP90AF/FXT49DHIDRP90AF.SMALL.jpg Cyberchipz When NASA recently released the STLs for the Mars Curiosity Rover I couldn't wait to print it out. Of course, I always have trepidations because my print bed is only 100mmx100mm, and so often I find that something is too large to print. However, if one want's something bad enough, you look for wo...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:19:23 PDT
DIY/3D Printed Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY3D-Printed-Tirpod/
DIY/3D Printed Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/VHXE/IDQHQ9N6/F0BVHXEIDQHQ9N6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/VHXE/IDQHQ9N6/F0BVHXEIDQHQ9N6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/VHXE/IDQHQ9N6/F0BVHXEIDQHQ9N6.SMALL.jpg emora4 I started this project mainly as a proof-of-concept because i wanted to see if I could make one easily and cheap (if you own a 3D printer) because i wanted something big for a possible future photography project (camera crane). I also wanted this size conduit for a CNC I am planning to make. This is...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:54:18 PDT
Using Wax to Waterproof 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Wax-to-Waterproof-3D-Prints/
Using Wax to Waterproof 3D Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/W6LX/IDQHXUA1/FIZW6LXIDQHXUA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/W6LX/IDQHXUA1/FIZW6LXIDQHXUA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/W6LX/IDQHXUA1/FIZW6LXIDQHXUA1.SMALL.jpg Jubal117 Recently on http://www.thingiverse.com/ there was a contest called "Make it Float" which made me question whether a 3d printed part will naturally have the capacity to keep water from flowing in through the delicately laid lines that make up the piece. After a little research and checking out some o...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:01:17 PDT
Mobile Ultimaker Rucksack http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Ultimaker-Rucksack/
Mobile Ultimaker Rucksack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/U0VE/IDON8KZI/FJWU0VEIDON8KZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/U0VE/IDON8KZI/FJWU0VEIDON8KZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/U0VE/IDON8KZI/FJWU0VEIDON8KZI.SMALL.jpg flouSH Here's my guide how to get your Ultimaker mobile! I try to illustrate the two parts as clearly as possible. First we look into how to mount some rucksack straps without damaging your Ultimaker and then we'll look into the electronics you need to power it autonomously. To get you motivated we start o...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:17:22 PDT
The Garden EPLVLEREPRAETERITORVM (from the dust of the past) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Garden-EPLVLEREPRAETERITORVM-from-the-dust-of-/
The Garden EPLVLEREPRAETERITORVM (from the dust of the past) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/G4KE/IDMXI2XK/F0PG4KEIDMXI2XK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/G4KE/IDMXI2XK/F0PG4KEIDMXI2XK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/G4KE/IDMXI2XK/F0PG4KEIDMXI2XK.SMALL.jpg annanazo The Garden EPLVLEREPRAETERITORVM (from the dust of the past) involves the physical representations of extinct language, using 3D print technology in its production. The sculptures are a 3-dimensional metaphorical representation of an extinct language when it was in full swing. It’s the Roman alphabe...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 04:06:46 PDT
Create 3D printable lithophane in Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-3D-printable-lithophane-in-Blender/
Create 3D printable lithophane in Blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/3S7Z/IDLI62QQ/FF83S7ZIDLI62QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/3S7Z/IDLI62QQ/FF83S7ZIDLI62QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/3S7Z/IDLI62QQ/FF83S7ZIDLI62QQ.SMALL.jpg kellyegan Lithophane are an old technique for making images. Usually they are made from porcelain and molded. They create the image by varying the thickness of a translucent material. When back lit the thicker area appears darker and the thiner lighter. There a several way to create models for 3D printing lit...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:56:45 PDT
How to Spray Paint 3D Models http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Spray-Paint-3D-Models/
How to Spray Paint 3D Models - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/PWZM/IDLI0KM4/F5ZPWZMIDLI0KM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/PWZM/IDLI0KM4/F5ZPWZMIDLI0KM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/PWZM/IDLI0KM4/F5ZPWZMIDLI0KM4.SMALL.jpg fictiv Painting your 3D models has always been an elusive subject. What kind of paint do you use? Will it stick to the 3D printed material? How will the quality look? These are just some of the questions floating around the heads of many designers and engineers.Over years of trial and error, one method we’...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 07:12:53 PDT
3D Printing with 3DSystems Projet 660 (Advice and Tips) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-with-3DSystems-Projet-660-Advice-and-T/
3D Printing with 3DSystems Projet 660 (Advice and Tips) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/EH88/IDK2L77T/FNEEH88IDK2L77T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/EH88/IDK2L77T/FNEEH88IDK2L77T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/EH88/IDK2L77T/FNEEH88IDK2L77T.SMALL.jpg nicktyrer I originally intended to make this guide for other architects in my office who intend to use the 3d printer. I decided to make it public on instructables, so that its available to anybody who could benefit from the advice. I think due to the size and cost of the machine I have found very little disc...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:41:33 PDT
Cross Tenon Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Tenon-Coat-Rack/
Cross Tenon Coat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/7D2Q/IDFW8JWB/FBU7D2QIDFW8JWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/7D2Q/IDFW8JWB/FBU7D2QIDFW8JWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/7D2Q/IDFW8JWB/FBU7D2QIDFW8JWB.SMALL.jpg shurly This project explores the possibilities presented by 3d printing to advance traditional joinery techniques beyond what is possible to do in wood alone. Design Like other 3d-printed/mixed media projects I've done before, the design builds all the complexity into the 3d-printed pieces and lets the ...
By: shurly

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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:11:03 PDT
+ Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/-Shelf/
+ Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/KWNQ/IDFW85FB/FMBKWNQIDFW85FB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/KWNQ/IDFW85FB/FMBKWNQIDFW85FB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/KWNQ/IDFW85FB/FMBKWNQIDFW85FB.SMALL.jpg shurly This project is a prototype for a modular shelving system that uses simple boxes and connectors to create infinite sizes and configurations.The primary goal was to design a system that anyone could adapt to suit their own space and stuff. The secondary goal was to test whether minimal 3d-printed joi...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:46:31 PDT
Glowing Space Invader Shoe Lace Accessory http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Space-Invader-Shoe-Lace-Accessory/
Glowing Space Invader Shoe Lace Accessory - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/4J7D/IDFW7BE4/FBJ4J7DIDFW7BE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/4J7D/IDFW7BE4/FBJ4J7DIDFW7BE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/4J7D/IDFW7BE4/FBJ4J7DIDFW7BE4.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Here is a great way to add bling to you shoes !! to impress your friends and family at a late evening summer party. 3D print the files attached in the steps below, and add RGB LEDs and coin cell batteries to make the Space Invader Shoe Lace accessory glow..Now if you don't have LEDs and batteries h...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:32:33 PDT
How to Color by Number with Your 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Color-by-Number-with-Your-3D-Printer/
How to Color by Number with Your 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/JU2N/IDCXH2NU/FBYJU2NIDCXH2NU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/JU2N/IDCXH2NU/FBYJU2NIDCXH2NU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/JU2N/IDCXH2NU/FBYJU2NIDCXH2NU.SMALL.jpg KurtH3 You can "color by number" with your single head FDM 3D printer to make colorful projects that will leave people wondering how much you've spent on a full color 3D printer. Get a Filament Sample Pack Unless you're a fab shop that has spools and spools of filament laying around. You don't want to ...
By: KurtH3

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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 20:02:37 PDT
GearBot: A Dual Speed, Gear Driven Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/GearBot-A-Dual-Speed-Gear-Driven-Bot/
GearBot: A Dual Speed, Gear Driven Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SMALL.jpg printeraction The GearBot is a simple, single actuator 3D printed toy with a transmission entirely made up of gear mechanisms. This bot includes a working clutch mechanism, along with some other basic types of gears. If you are interested in gear mechanisms, I would suggest checking out this Basic Gear Mechanisms...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:54:49 PDT
PulleyBot: A Pulley Driven Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/PulleyBot-An-Pulley-Driven-Robot/
PulleyBot: A Pulley Driven Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SMALL.jpg printeraction The PulleyBot is a simple, single actuator 3D printed toy with a transmission entirely made up of pulley systems. This instructable is a tutorial on how to assemble the PulleyBot, but if you are interested in pulley, cable, and chain mechanisms, then I would suggest checking out this Pulley Mechanis...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:13:49 PDT
Cheaper 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheaper-3D-Prints/
Cheaper 3D Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SMALL.jpg markk7 Have you ever uploaded a 3D design and been shocked at the high cost of production? Well I just spent the last few months getting one rude shock after another from various printing services. But I learned a few things the hard way during the process. Getting your prints manufactured in laser-sintere...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:13:38 PDT
Joule Thief IR Burning Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-IR-Burning-Laser/
Joule Thief IR Burning Laser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/X83K/ID7UX483/FO8X83KID7UX483.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/X83K/ID7UX483/FO8X83KID7UX483.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/X83K/ID7UX483/FO8X83KID7UX483.SMALL.jpg Samiran Enjoy But Take Care of your EYESPlease Go through http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laser_safety before reading and come to any determination about the topic. The simple circuit diagram of Joule thief. You may find this diagram every where throughout internet.The working principal is also as same as e...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 10:59:15 PDT
Custom 3D Printed Rubber Bands http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-3D-Printed-Rubber-Bands/
Custom 3D Printed Rubber Bands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/B4MW/ID77OYQ4/FRMB4MWID77OYQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/B4MW/ID77OYQ4/FRMB4MWID77OYQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/B4MW/ID77OYQ4/FRMB4MWID77OYQ4.SMALL.jpg icecats Often when working on projects, I am forced to use a close match of a part instead of the right sized part for the job. The beautiful thing about 3D printing is the ability to customize an object to exactly how you need it. With some basic 3D modeling skills, you can create a part to your desired sp...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:15:52 PDT
Easy 35 3D Printed Pinhole Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-35-3D-Printed-Pinhole-Camera/
Easy 35 3D Printed Pinhole Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JNLH/ID2XA1A1/FOLJNLHID2XA1A1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JNLH/ID2XA1A1/FOLJNLHID2XA1A1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JNLH/ID2XA1A1/FOLJNLHID2XA1A1.SMALL.jpg coconnor55 The Easy 35 camera is fast to print, cheap, and easy to make. Based on 35mm film, the Easy 35 can be printed in around 3.5 hours on just about any filament-based 3D printer, and needs just a pinhole to assemble and use. No batteries needed.Easy 35 Specifications Film - 35mm format Image Size - 2...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 20:27:56 PDT
Fixing Warped Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Warped-Prints/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 12:19:01 PDT
How to 3D Print a Stained 'Glass' Window http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-Print-a-Stained-Glass-Window/
How to 3D Print a Stained 'Glass' Window - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/10TQ/ID0PQ8SZ/F4T10TQID0PQ8SZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/10TQ/ID0PQ8SZ/F4T10TQID0PQ8SZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/10TQ/ID0PQ8SZ/F4T10TQID0PQ8SZ.SMALL.jpg KurtH3 This is a quick tutorial on how you can make stained 'glass' window with your 3D printer.There's no lead or glass involved - just a 3D printer and some creativity.The beauty and complexity is nearly unlimited and you can do it all with your single head FDM 3D printer. Google Image Search "Stained...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 22:28:09 PDT
Custom 3D Printed Standoffs http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-3D-Printed-Standoffs/
Custom 3D Printed Standoffs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/WJUP/ICX7SZLR/FCHWJUPICX7SZLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/WJUP/ICX7SZLR/FCHWJUPICX7SZLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/WJUP/ICX7SZLR/FCHWJUPICX7SZLR.SMALL.jpg icecats Little bits of hardware are one of the hardest components to stock in your workshop. Standoffs are an excellent example of this. Standoffs come in a huge variety- they are customized in length, screw size, and outer diameter. It is always disappointing when you end up having to order something as in...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 11:45:00 PDT
Arc Reactor 2.0 (3d printed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arc-Reactor-20-3d-printed/
Arc Reactor 2.0 (3d printed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SMALL.jpg Sentient Meat In this instructables, I will be showing you how to make an arc reactor. **The arc reactor I created was my own unique build.**The materials you will need for this instructables are as follows:-18 3d printed parts (7 different parts with multiples)-3 RGB LED's-Multiple wires wires-An Arduino Uno-A 9...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 01:52:11 PDT
Bringing Images to Life - Clip Art, Osmo, and 3D Doodler http://www.instructables.com/id/Bringing-Images-to-Life-Clip-Art-Osmo-and-3D-Doodl/
Bringing Images to Life - Clip Art, Osmo, and 3D Doodler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/09HJ/ICRXSQHO/FKD09HJICRXSQHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/09HJ/ICRXSQHO/FKD09HJICRXSQHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/09HJ/ICRXSQHO/FKD09HJICRXSQHO.SMALL.jpg Khuttner App smashing has become more and more prevalent as we realize that integrating different apps can produce amazing finished products. What about tech smashing? Have you ever wondered what you could create? At DENSI (Discovery Educator Network Summer Institute) 2015, we had the opportunity to tech ...
By: Khuttner

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 17:08:49 PDT
Multi-Material 3D Printing: Dental Floss Pick http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Material-3D-Printing-Dental-Floss-Pick/
Multi-Material 3D Printing: Dental Floss Pick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/VJ31/ICJM73N9/FAJVJ31ICJM73N9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/VJ31/ICJM73N9/FAJVJ31ICJM73N9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/VJ31/ICJM73N9/FAJVJ31ICJM73N9.SMALL.jpg icecats 3D printing is amazing in a wide variety of ways, but it does have some limits. What if you wanted to meld 3D printed plastic and an existing off-the-shelf material into one final object? This Instructable will attempt to stretch the limits of 3D printing by incorporating an everyday material i...
By: icecats

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:27:04 PDT
Glass Bottle Plate Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Bottle-Plate-Carrier/
Glass Bottle Plate Carrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5JQM/ICRXOAJP/FNO5JQMICRXOAJP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5JQM/ICRXOAJP/FNO5JQMICRXOAJP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5JQM/ICRXOAJP/FNO5JQMICRXOAJP.SMALL.jpg Jared G How many times have you been in line at a cook-out filling your plate only to realize you have to make the decision to either leave your drink or your silverware due to the fact that your hands are full? While it's not a hard decision to make, obviously you quickly take your drink and head for ...
By: Jared G

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 16:18:50 PDT
Openscad: Saving STLs http://www.instructables.com/id/Openscad-Saving-STLs/
Openscad: Saving STLs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/II3R/ICRXJ0VQ/FFRII3RICRXJ0VQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/II3R/ICRXJ0VQ/FFRII3RICRXJ0VQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/II3R/ICRXJ0VQ/FFRII3RICRXJ0VQ.SMALL.jpg steve.m.graves I am a big fan of OpenSCAD, I use it almost exclusively to create 3D models to print. But it is not very good at fixing bad STLs. In fact, it is very good at breaking good ones. If you import a good one and do some simple operations on it, chances are good it will be broken when exported. To fix ...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:35:09 PDT
10 Everyday 3D Printer Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Everyday-3D-Printer-Tools/
10 Everyday 3D Printer Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/254O/ICP0WXE9/FZ3254OICP0WXE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/254O/ICP0WXE9/FZ3254OICP0WXE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/254O/ICP0WXE9/FZ3254OICP0WXE9.SMALL.jpg icecats 3D printers are great and 3D printed objects are even better. Many people think of 3D printers as a high-end industrial tool not accessible to the general public. This is entirely wrong. There is an abundance of low-cost, high quality hobby or "desktop" 3D printers available on the market. Thes...
By: icecats

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:35:26 PDT
Froggy: The 3D printed ball-jointed frog doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Froggy-The-3D-printed-ball-jointed-frog-doll/
Froggy: The 3D printed ball-jointed frog doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AKA1/ICM6YLIO/FINAKA1ICM6YLIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AKA1/ICM6YLIO/FINAKA1ICM6YLIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/AKA1/ICM6YLIO/FINAKA1ICM6YLIO.SMALL.jpg Loubie3D This is Froggy - my first ball-jointed doll!Unlike my other models, some parts of this frog doll require the use of supports and a brim. He is strung together with two types of elasticated cord and some parts require gluing. Stringing allows him to hold a wide range of poses.Froggy can be downloaded...
By: Loubie3D

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:10:32 PDT
The Scarab Beetle Box Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Scarab-Beetle-Box-Assembly-Instructions/
The Scarab Beetle Box Assembly Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/PEYK/ICM6Z3DH/F8VPEYKICM6Z3DH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/PEYK/ICM6Z3DH/F8VPEYKICM6Z3DH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/PEYK/ICM6Z3DH/F8VPEYKICM6Z3DH.SMALL.jpg Loubie3D Here are the assembly instructions for my Scarab Beetle Box (with secret lock). The required files can be downloaded from these locations:Thingiverse YoumagineThe 3D prinitng magazine, 3Dprint.com wrote a very nice article about this model:3D Printable Scarab Beetle Box Provides Egyptian Revival in...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:27:43 PDT
The Tudor Rose Box Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tudor-Rose-Box-Assembly-Instructions/
The Tudor Rose Box Assembly Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/WTHI/ICM6XV85/FAFWTHIICM6XV85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/WTHI/ICM6XV85/FAFWTHIICM6XV85.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/WTHI/ICM6XV85/FAFWTHIICM6XV85.SMALL.jpg Loubie3D One of my most popular designs. I call it the Tudor Rose box. I have tried to create an effect of heavy wood carving that was popular during the Tudor period.The box also has a secret lock - slide the front panel to the right and the box unlocks - close the lid and slide the panel back again and it ...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:42:31 PDT
Light Up Star Wars Holocrons http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Star-Wars-Holocrons/
Light Up Star Wars Holocrons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/45JY/ICICVRDR/FBR45JYICICVRDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/45JY/ICICVRDR/FBR45JYICICVRDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/45JY/ICICVRDR/FBR45JYICICVRDR.SMALL.jpg jedii72 I 3D printed two holocrons from the Star Wars Universe. For one I simply utilized the stl files provided by a kind individual who did all the design work and posted the files on Thingiverse. The Jedi Holocron can be found here. Taking what I learned from building the Jedi Holocron I designed and bu...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:33:29 PDT
3D Printed Sugar-Filled Paperweights http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Sugar-Filled-Paperweights/
3D Printed Sugar-Filled Paperweights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/EGTG/ICHHONCK/FE1EGTGICHHONCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/EGTG/ICHHONCK/FE1EGTGICHHONCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/EGTG/ICHHONCK/FE1EGTGICHHONCK.SMALL.jpg icecats Tired of chasing after your loose papers? Don't want to use that eyesore of a paperweight that your coworkers gave you? Maybe it's time to create a custom 3D printed paperweight that will suit you. This Instructable will hopefully give you insight on some basic 3D modeling skills and offer a ne...
By: icecats

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:49:24 PDT
Multi-Material 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Material-3D-Printing/
Multi-Material 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/BSDZ/ICEMUTC1/FM8BSDZICEMUTC1.SMALL.jpg icecats 3D printing is great. You can create just about anything imaginable with the power of a 3D printer. New 3D printable materials are being developed daily to further advance your options when using a 3D printer. And up until now, many people limit their 3D printed creations to one material. It would b...
By: icecats

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:58:15 PDT
The Shape of Things to Come - 3d printed oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Shape-of-things-to-come/
The Shape of Things to Come - 3d printed oven - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/02WT/ICE1W58O/F9802WTICE1W58O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/02WT/ICE1W58O/F9802WTICE1W58O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/02WT/ICE1W58O/F9802WTICE1W58O.SMALL.jpg carloquinonez This project was the first of many exploring how some of the basic building blocks of machines will look like when optimized for 3d-printing. The Instructable focuses on building a 3d-printable oven. Aside from the electronics and a few hardware components, this oven is completely 3D printed! To pro...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:24:45 PST
What in the World is 3D Printing? http://www.instructables.com/id/What-in-the-World-is-3D-Printing/
What in the World is 3D Printing? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6Q5Y/ICEMT1R9/FMG6Q5YICEMT1R9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6Q5Y/ICEMT1R9/FMG6Q5YICEMT1R9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6Q5Y/ICEMT1R9/FMG6Q5YICEMT1R9.SMALL.gif icecats 3D printing. To some people these two words might sound as foreign as Algebra to a three year old, while others might have seen, used, or even built a 3D printer. Regardless, 3D printing remains an amazing technology. This tutorial will begin by explaining what 3D printing is, and then continue to d...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 06:48:19 PDT
3D Print your own Scrabble Set http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-your-own-Scrabble-Set/
3D Print your own Scrabble Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TPFQ/ICD7F4CR/FJ9TPFQICD7F4CR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TPFQ/ICD7F4CR/FJ9TPFQICD7F4CR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TPFQ/ICD7F4CR/FJ9TPFQICD7F4CR.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a whole Scrabble set I designed and made to be used for replacement pieces or to build your own set from scratch...Here's a video explaining how to set the pieces up for dual extrusion and explains the difference between my three different designs...Here's the Thingiverse Page...http://www.t...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:09:59 PDT
4" Seven Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Seven-Segment-Display/
4" Seven Segment Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SMALL.jpg IamTeknik A seven segment display is a basic display which is made up of LED's arranged in a particular order to display numerical values. They are also able to display a lot of the alphabet but not with very good clarity. As the name implies, this display has 7 segments labelled A through G and labeling is d...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:17:56 PDT
How to Make Your 3D Printed Projects Magnetic http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-3D-Printed-Projects-Magnetic/
How to Make Your 3D Printed Projects Magnetic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/G65V/IC6IKGH0/FJHG65VIC6IKGH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/G65V/IC6IKGH0/FJHG65VIC6IKGH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/G65V/IC6IKGH0/FJHG65VIC6IKGH0.SMALL.jpg KurtH3 This Instructable shows you how to embed magnets into your next 3D printed project for suoper-cool resultsThings You’ll Need:Magnets Calipers Access to CAD Software Access to an FDM 3D printer: This technique for magnetizing your 3D printed projects is built around fused filament deposition (FDM) te...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:08:28 PDT
3d Printer Enclosure from Upcycled Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printer-Enclosure-from-Upcycled-Furniture/
3d Printer Enclosure from Upcycled Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/T6H1/IC6IENR3/F0ZT6H1IC6IENR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/T6H1/IC6IENR3/F0ZT6H1IC6IENR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/T6H1/IC6IENR3/F0ZT6H1IC6IENR3.SMALL.jpg phatima Having recently acquired a 3d printer, i quickly noticed that, despite calibrations, there were a few temperature-related problems.The chief among them ws the amount of time the bed took to heat up, the room was not able to hold the temperature unless the doors were shut and the curtains pulled - th...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 03:49:54 PDT
Minimalist Polymer Clay Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Polymer-Clay-Pendant/
Minimalist Polymer Clay Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/HQG8/IC5C1H0I/F3YHQG8IC5C1H0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/HQG8/IC5C1H0I/F3YHQG8IC5C1H0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/HQG8/IC5C1H0I/F3YHQG8IC5C1H0I.SMALL.jpg Wanjun I possess neither the patience nor skill required for sculpting polymer clay. They never seem to cooperate with my shaky caffeinated fingers. So I came up with this simple fabrication technique of first giving the clay a sort of bare bones 3D-printed structure, then completing it with polymer clay. ...
By: Wanjun

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:37:12 PDT
Coffee Cold Brewer http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Cold-Brewer/
Coffee Cold Brewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/6ZJR/IC1RUC5Q/F896ZJRIC1RUC5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/6ZJR/IC1RUC5Q/F896ZJRIC1RUC5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/6ZJR/IC1RUC5Q/F896ZJRIC1RUC5Q.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON With this coffee cold brewer, you can make the perfect cup of iced coffee in style. Using 3D printed fittings, some off-the-shelf laboratory glassware, and maple dowels, this piece turns the cold brew process into a performance.There are a many methods of making iced coffee, here are a few I'm famil...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 08:09:38 PDT
Photo(s) to 3D model http://www.instructables.com/id/Photos-to-3D-model/
Photo(s) to 3D model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/TJRC/IBYX21P8/FGWTJRCIBYX21P8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/TJRC/IBYX21P8/FGWTJRCIBYX21P8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/TJRC/IBYX21P8/FGWTJRCIBYX21P8.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen This is a simple way to make a 3D model for you to print.The project includes a (optional) handy tool that you can print to help on the photo shoot.There is 70 pins on the wheel. Clockwise turn steps one pin and counter clockwise jumps 2 pins at a time.Program used to smash up the photos together is...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 13:50:26 PDT
2.5D Printing - Block Printing with a 3D-Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/25D-Printing-Block-Printing-with-a-3D-Printer/
2.5D Printing - Block Printing with a 3D-Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/0JD6/IBV0GN4Y/F5C0JD6IBV0GN4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/0JD6/IBV0GN4Y/F5C0JD6IBV0GN4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/0JD6/IBV0GN4Y/F5C0JD6IBV0GN4Y.SMALL.jpg Wanjun In traditional block-printing, a skilled printmaker carves a wooden or linoleum block by hand and runs it through a printing press. With 3D-Printing, we are able to bypass all the labor-intensive hand engraving and manufacture the printing block directly.I will go over designing a custom printing bl...
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 16:40:32 PDT
Make bouncing Deathstars with 3D printing and homemade sugru! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-bouncing-Deathstars-with-3D-printing-and-home/
Make bouncing Deathstars with 3D printing and homemade sugru! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/U67M/IBRRXDJ6/FHVU67MIBRRXDJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/U67M/IBRRXDJ6/FHVU67MIBRRXDJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/U67M/IBRRXDJ6/FHVU67MIBRRXDJ6.SMALL.jpg Tkdwn Parts needed are:Access to a 3D printer.Corn starch Clear silicone caulkVaseline Download and 3D print the mold. Dowload the file from https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:563586 and print it. Make your homemade sugru. I used a 49-49% volume mixture of corn starch and clear silicone caulkand add...
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 15:27:50 PDT
3D Modeling and Printing Your Own Shadow Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Modeling-and-Printing-Your-Own-Shadow-Cube/
3D Modeling and Printing Your Own Shadow Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/NA6T/IBTET370/FLCNA6TIBTET370.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/NA6T/IBTET370/FLCNA6TIBTET370.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/NA6T/IBTET370/FLCNA6TIBTET370.SMALL.jpg printeraction An initials shadow cube is a cube in which each view of the cube (top, front, and side view) is the profile of a different letter. This comes from the book Gödel, Escher, Bach, by Douglas Hofstadter. A shadow cube is a really nice basic 3D design challenge, and will get you accustomed to some of the...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 09:36:23 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT