Instructables: exploring - 3D-Printing - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:02:33 PST BLOX v1.01 cryptext http://www.instructables.com/id/cryptext/
cryptext - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/U7ER/I2WENSHD/F3VU7ERI2WENSHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/U7ER/I2WENSHD/F3VU7ERI2WENSHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/U7ER/I2WENSHD/F3VU7ERI2WENSHD.SMALL.jpg stephensdrake I have seen many creative ways to make your flash drive stand out, but I wanted to do something original so I designed a cryptext using Solid Works to house a flash drive. Design a cryptext Use your preferred cad package to design a cryptext that fits together with the desired clearance between...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:33:40 PST
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 on TinkerCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-3D-printed-beaded-ball-chain-drive-pul/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:22:24 PDT
Easy Bust modeling http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Bust-modeling/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:38:32 PST
3D Printed Head Light Motor Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Head-Light-Motor-Gear/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:46:30 PST
Make a 3D model from pictures http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-model-from-pictures/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:45:18 PST
My 3D Printed Fiancée http://www.instructables.com/id/My-3D-Printed-Fiancé/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:30:32 PST
Library of Congress Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Library-of-Congress-3D-Printed-Christmas-Ornament/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 08:42:34 PST
Sundial Watch: The Original Smartwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Sundial-Watch-3D-Printing/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:49:18 PST
3D Printer Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Christmas-Ornament/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 07:28:27 PST
Decorative Ornament Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Ornament-Cage/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:23:39 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
Veils http://www.instructables.com/id/Veils/
Veils - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/C08A/I21R70SM/FKBC08AI21R70SM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/C08A/I21R70SM/FKBC08AI21R70SM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/C08A/I21R70SM/FKBC08AI21R70SM.SMALL.jpg tommy2130 This ornament was the result of a small project i did for one of my class at San Jose State. The intention was to design a pendant for a hotel located in New York, which later on 3-d printed to a smaller scale as a Christmas ornament. This ornament which i call Veils, was inspired by the folds of th...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:00:23 PST
What could be better than spending Christmas with the Obamas in your own home? http://www.instructables.com/id/What-could-be-better-than-spending-Christmas-with-/
What could be better than spending Christmas with the Obamas in your own home? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/GIJZ/I24LYJV6/FH7GIJZI24LYJV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/GIJZ/I24LYJV6/FH7GIJZI24LYJV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/GIJZ/I24LYJV6/FH7GIJZI24LYJV6.SMALL.jpg Gilles AZZARO Then this 3D impression is for you. It represents the First Lady’s very own voiceprint wishing you a Merry Christmas!Surprise your guests with these beautifully sculpted interactive 3D place cards.Print the cards for your guest names using thick paper.Then, with their smartphones, everyone can not o...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 10:57:27 PST
Capturing Full Body Scans in Color http://www.instructables.com/id/Capturing-Full-Body-Scans-in-Color/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 18:41:12 PST
EWaste 60$ 3DPrinter http://www.instructables.com/id/eWaste-60-3DPrinter/
EWaste 60$ 3DPrinter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/UWH5/I236HBS6/FPUUWH5I236HBS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/UWH5/I236HBS6/FPUUWH5I236HBS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/UWH5/I236HBS6/FPUUWH5I236HBS6.SMALL.jpg mikelllc This project describes the design of a very low budget 3D Printer that is mainly built out of recycled electronic components. The result is a small format printer for less than 100$.First of all, we learn how a generic CNC system works (by assembling and calibrating bearings, guides and threads) and...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 09:56:57 PST
Micro Raspberry-Pi arcade cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Raspberry-Pi-arcade-cabinet/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 16:36:13 PDT
Assassins Creen Hidden Blade/DAGGER http://www.instructables.com/id/Assassins-Creen-Hidden-BladeDAGGER/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:16:13 PDT
Make a 3D Printed Mask from Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-Printed-Mask-from-Photos/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:58:51 PDT
3D Printed Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Speaker/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:37:19 PDT
Make more of Modio with Meshmixer and 123D http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-more-of-Modio-with-Meshmixer-and-123D/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:56:51 PDT
Sugru Overmolding Using 3D Printed Molds http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Overmolding-Using-3D-Printed-Molds/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:10:27 PDT
Creating A 3D Print from start to file using Zbrush for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-A-3D-Print-from-start-to-file-using-Zbrus/
Creating A 3D Print from start to file using Zbrush for Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RVW9/I1U2NN8W/F8VRVW9I1U2NN8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RVW9/I1U2NN8W/F8VRVW9I1U2NN8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RVW9/I1U2NN8W/F8VRVW9I1U2NN8W.SMALL.jpg tel.saunders You will need:A computer Zbrush 4R4 or equivalent Z plugin 3D Printer Exporter (free from Pixologic’s web page)Time taken: 2-3 hoursOk, this is my first instructable and I hope that you find it helpful. The aim is to show you guys how to create a digital sculpt from scratch using Zbrush 4R4 and then...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:05:23 PDT
GNK-USB Power Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/GNK-USB-Power-Droid/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:36:50 PDT
Cart Cup Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Cart-Cup-Clip/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:31:10 PDT
Fixing the stuff around you with a 3D-printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-the-stuff-around-you-with-a-3D-printer/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:12:01 PDT
Clogged MakerBot Nozzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Clogged-MakerBot-Nozzle/
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 10:38:57 PST
3D Printing with metals at home! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-with-metals-at-home/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:19:54 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
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
How to Dye Your Nylon 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dye-Your-Nylon-3D-Prints/
How to Dye Your Nylon 3D Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/XNCB/I1B64MY2/FIXXNCBI1B64MY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/XNCB/I1B64MY2/FIXXNCBI1B64MY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/XNCB/I1B64MY2/FIXXNCBI1B64MY2.SMALL.jpg colleenjordan 3D printing is currently a big buzz word in the design, arts and crafts, and technology worlds. With the growing awareness and access to 3D printing technology, more and more hobbyists, designers, and crafters are creating their own projects and products with this technology. Online services like Sh...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:25:44 PDT
3D-Printed Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Speakers/
3D-Printed Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Upgrade your desk with these modular 3D-printed speakers! While the rest of the office jams with their plain black and silver sound cubes, you'll be listening in style from your very own custom set. With only a handful of simple parts, you'll be able assemble or tear down these speakers in minute...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:14:12 PDT
3D Printed Monster from 2D Drawing in 123D Design http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Monster-from-2D-Drawing-in-123D-Design/
3D Printed Monster from 2D Drawing in 123D Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/AH17/I12KGYG7/F39AH17I12KGYG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/AH17/I12KGYG7/F39AH17I12KGYG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/AH17/I12KGYG7/F39AH17I12KGYG7.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead 3D printing is super fun. So is drawing. Want to translate a sketch into an articulated creature? Keep reading to find out how! Software and Materials For this Instructable, I'll be using Autodesk's (free) 123D Design for the 3d modeling, though you can use the software of your choice. For con...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 01:03:47 PDT
3D Printed Quadcopter with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Quadcopter-with-Arduino/
3D Printed Quadcopter with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/T3TO/I1941GSS/FGMT3TOI1941GSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/T3TO/I1941GSS/FGMT3TOI1941GSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/T3TO/I1941GSS/FGMT3TOI1941GSS.SMALL.jpg Nolan5454 Lately the news has been buzzing with stories of drone technology. Be it for delivery, recreation, or military purposes, unmanned flight is the future of aviation. Beginning in December 2013, I began working on a drone with several of my friends. We have created a drone that is 100% our own design. ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 05:50:08 PDT
Bulbasaur Succulent Planter w/ free file http://www.instructables.com/id/Bulbasaur-Succulent-Planter/
Bulbasaur Succulent Planter w/ free file - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/JDV6/I1018YPU/FS1JDV6I1018YPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/JDV6/I1018YPU/FS1JDV6I1018YPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/JDV6/I1018YPU/FS1JDV6I1018YPU.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 As you might have noticed by my previous posts i'm not a fan of lawyers.. specially those of big companies who attack makers.I encounter the sad world of cease and desist letters and corporate world when i did my 3d Printed Iron Throne.http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Iron-Throne-Do... I made tha...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 20:12:41 PDT
Honey Bee Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Honey-Bee-Box/
Honey Bee Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/LKSB/I0UTPCBM/FCOLKSBI0UTPCBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/LKSB/I0UTPCBM/FCOLKSBI0UTPCBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/LKSB/I0UTPCBM/FCOLKSBI0UTPCBM.SMALL.jpg dmedleson This is a honey bee box I made for a friend. It has interlocking joints that were created using a Rhino/Grasshopper script. I decided to spice it up a little bit and give the box some personality. The goal was to laser etch/cut the exterior of the box, and then build the interior honey frames by han...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 10:35:07 PDT
Mechanical Art Bots: Four-Bar Linkage Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Art-Bots-Four-Bar-Linkage-Mechanism/
Mechanical Art Bots: Four-Bar Linkage Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/7G0E/I0PYTNGA/F6G7G0EI0PYTNGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/7G0E/I0PYTNGA/F6G7G0EI0PYTNGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/7G0E/I0PYTNGA/F6G7G0EI0PYTNGA.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead Artbots are famously fun to build and watch draw. One of the most common ways of powering them is using a simple circuit with a battery and a DC motor with an offset weight to create vibration. The center of balance from the motor makes a simple circle, and it makes for a lot of (relatively) circu...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:21:44 PDT
The 10 inch Iron Throne phone Dock aka Forbidden throne Revenge http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-inch-Iron-Throne-phone-Dock-aka-Forbidden-t/
The 10 inch Iron Throne phone Dock aka Forbidden throne Revenge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/KLCO/I0R11UAV/FJFKLCOI0R11UAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/KLCO/I0R11UAV/FJFKLCOI0R11UAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/KLCO/I0R11UAV/FJFKLCOI0R11UAV.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 About Two Years ago I did my 1st Throne Prototype in this very website.http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Iron-Throne-Do... I was hoping to win a 3D printer or a laser cutter. I worked my butt off to get it done and enter it into the contest but unfortunately i did not win. My 1st prototype was tha...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:12:31 PDT
Minibuilders - How to 3d print big structures with small robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Minibuilders-How-to-3d-print-big-structures-with-s/
Minibuilders - How to 3d print big structures with small robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/QPCP/I0LDTO65/F4GQPCPI0LDTO65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/QPCP/I0LDTO65/F4GQPCPI0LDTO65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/QPCP/I0LDTO65/F4GQPCPI0LDTO65.SMALL.jpg Minibuilders There has always been a close relationship between architecture and technology. However, recently architecture has stagnated and the construction industry has been slow to adopt technologies that are already well established in other fields. Whilst we design digitally we still construct manually. Ro...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 07:52:19 PDT
Air Pressure Rocket Launcher System http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Pressure-Rocket-Launcher-System/
Air Pressure Rocket Launcher System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MBNF/I0LDNWTV/FJIMBNFI0LDNWTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MBNF/I0LDNWTV/FJIMBNFI0LDNWTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MBNF/I0LDNWTV/FJIMBNFI0LDNWTV.SMALL.jpg tlevis In this instructable we will show you how to build an air pressure rocket launcher system with all the support electronics monitor the cannon air pressure, wind speed and controlling the firing mechanism.Here's a glimpse of what the instructable is about:All the project files can be found in our git...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:19:06 PDT
Water Works: 3D prints of the San Francisco Water System with Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Works-3D-prints-of-the-San-Francisco-Water-S/
Water Works: 3D prints of the San Francisco Water System with Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SMALL.jpg scottkildall Water Works is a data-visualization and mapping of the San Francisco water infrastructure: the pipes, hydrants and treatment plants that comprise the circulatory network of the city.For this project, I've created three 3D prints mounted on a wood-etched map based on infrastructure data. They are the...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:47:56 PDT
Make an Armature for Sculpting! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Armature-for-Sculpting/
Make an Armature for Sculpting! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/4W0M/I0ENNC3W/FW24W0MI0ENNC3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/4W0M/I0ENNC3W/FW24W0MI0ENNC3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/4W0M/I0ENNC3W/FW24W0MI0ENNC3W.SMALL.jpg tysonvw Hey All!Thanks for visiting my instructable! Today we are going to learn how to make a wire armature for adding clay on to. Lets begin! Acquire your materials You will need:1: Floral wire or any really flexible thin wire2: Aluminum Foil3: Clippers4: Hangar wire, OOK wire from any Home Depot or yo...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:03:11 PDT
How to do recursive-like modeling in Tinkercad http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-recursive-like-modeling-in-Tinkercad/
How to do recursive-like modeling in Tinkercad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/IDRA/HZZRJPA1/FCNIDRAHZZRJPA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/IDRA/HZZRJPA1/FCNIDRAHZZRJPA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/IDRA/HZZRJPA1/FCNIDRAHZZRJPA1.SMALL.jpg Ladycartoonist I really love the look of recursive math-y things, but as of now I can't program (or math) nearly well enough. But I still want to make cool, fractally-weird stuff. Duuuuude. Fractals. So you think recursive models are neat but can't code worth a lick I really love the look of recursive math-y th...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:54:00 PDT
3D Printing Mash-up Sculptures using Maya + uPrint/Mojo Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Mash-up-Sculptures-using-Maya-uPrintMo/
3D Printing Mash-up Sculptures using Maya + uPrint/Mojo Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/V7PF/I08OVZIC/FRLV7PFI08OVZIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/V7PF/I08OVZIC/FRLV7PFI08OVZIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/V7PF/I08OVZIC/FRLV7PFI08OVZIC.SMALL.jpg morehshin This instructable will walk you through a basic step by step instruction for preparing a mash-up sculpture, created in Maya, Freeform (or other Open Source software) and 3D printed using UPrint and/or Mojo printer. This specific model (#buddha + #simpson) is part of a series of combined, sculptural ...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:02:11 PDT
3D Printing the San Francisco Sewers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-the-San-Francisco-Sewers/
3D Printing the San Francisco Sewers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SMALL.jpg scottkildall This part of my series of Instructables on the Water Works project.Water Works is a data-visualization and mapping of the San Francisco water infrastructure: the pipes, hydrants and treatment plants that comprise the circulatory network for this city.This Instructable will cover the general process ...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:51:27 PDT
How To Use And Optimize A 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-And-Optimize-A-3D-Printer/
How To Use And Optimize A 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/EO6P/HZZRDWGQ/FDMEO6PHZZRDWGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/EO6P/HZZRDWGQ/FDMEO6PHZZRDWGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/EO6P/HZZRDWGQ/FDMEO6PHZZRDWGQ.SMALL.jpg mikey77 There are many ways of using a 3d printer. It can be optimized to print more than just trinkets and ornaments. While some of the following applies specifically to a Makerbot Replicator 2, most of it will be of use with other filament printers.Intro pic shows a few of the experiments I have done try...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:10:57 PDT
How to model an anthropomorphic skull in Meshmixer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-model-an-anthropomorphic-skull-in-Meshmixer/
How to model an anthropomorphic skull in Meshmixer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/VQHQ/HZXYN44X/FRNVQHQHZXYN44X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/VQHQ/HZXYN44X/FRNVQHQHZXYN44X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/VQHQ/HZXYN44X/FRNVQHQHZXYN44X.SMALL.jpg Ladycartoonist I've been having fun modeling anthropomorphic skulls for halloween lately, and I thought I'd share the basics of my process.Why skulls? Because it's easier to make a realistic anthro character/model going UP from a skull than to model them based on soft tissue (skin, cartilage) going down. It's also...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:15:54 PDT
3D Print: Make Servo Controlled Valves http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Make-Servo-Controlled-Valves/
3D Print: Make Servo Controlled Valves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/QNOR/HZDYF1QM/F3WQNORHZDYF1QM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/QNOR/HZDYF1QM/F3WQNORHZDYF1QM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/QNOR/HZDYF1QM/F3WQNORHZDYF1QM.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Small and reliable servo controlled valves can be easily 3d printed. They are suitable for controlling air or water and all kinds of robot projects.Because they use standard RC micro-servos, they can be controlled by a standard RC radio setup.They can also be easily controlled by a microcontroller s...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:21:17 PDT
Become Your Own 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Become-Your-Own-3D-Printer/
Become Your Own 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/13KF/HZGTCRW7/FQU13KFHZGTCRW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/13KF/HZGTCRW7/FQU13KFHZGTCRW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/13KF/HZGTCRW7/FQU13KFHZGTCRW7.SMALL.jpg ldevendorf Have you ever wanted to 3D print anywhere and with any material? Now you can, all you have to do is program yourself to read and follow machine instructions and use your own personal fabricators par excellence - your hands! But Laura, you may ask, how do I program myself? I made a laser guide using...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:13:27 PDT
3D-printable coffee table (coaster) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-coffee-table-coaster/
3D-printable coffee table (coaster) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools This miniature model of a coffee table is made to be used in dollhouses or as a unique coffee cup coaster for your desktop.The tabletop, frame and legs are designed to be 3D-printed and assembled with glue-less snap-fit joints. Download the 3D-files and 3D-print them Download the STL files in thi...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:44:12 PDT
3D Printed Audio Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Audio-Jewelry/
3D Printed Audio Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix These pieces of jewelry look just as they sound. For example, the shape of these earrings is based on the shape of the sound I make when saying the word “earring”. You can also make a necklace by saying the word “necklace”. This project is inspired by Thiago Hersan’s Instructable Spoken Word Chess...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:02:27 PDT