Instructables: exploring - 3D-Printing - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:18:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Ultralight, 3D Printed, 3-Axis, Modular Time-Lapse Motion Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Light-Modular-Time-Lapse-Motion-Control-Syst/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/M6B2/HUB896SZ/FM0M6B2HUB896SZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/M6B2/HUB896SZ/FM0M6B2HUB896SZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/M6B2/HUB896SZ/FM0M6B2HUB896SZ.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 compar...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:17:41 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
3D Printed Cryptex http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Cryptex/
3D Printed Cryptex - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/ZWLB/H2WESEOW/FY4ZWLBH2WESEOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/ZWLB/H2WESEOW/FY4ZWLBH2WESEOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/ZWLB/H2WESEOW/FY4ZWLBH2WESEOW.SMALL.jpg pjensen This Single Combination Cryptex has a very spacious interior. The pictured Cryptex is currently being used as a Geocache (http://www.geocaching.com) in Minnesota (http://coord.info/GC3K7QE). This Instructable is going to guide you through the critical steps to create a CAD file for 3D Printing a Cr...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 15:38:52 PDT
How to 3D scan with Skanect http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-scan-with-Skanect/
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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) Long read: 3D printers are cool and they finally start to drop in price. Kickstarter campaigns like the one from QB-UP or M3D are popping up and they ...
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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
3D Printed Reaction Diffusion Patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Reaction-Diffusion-Patterns/
3D Printed Reaction Diffusion Patterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZISO/HT9B1CMX/F1SZISOHT9B1CMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZISO/HT9B1CMX/F1SZISOHT9B1CMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZISO/HT9B1CMX/F1SZISOHT9B1CMX.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali I'm inspired by the visual and sculptural works of: Nervous System: http://n-e-r-v-o-u-s.com/ Karsten Schmidt: http://postspectacular.com/ Jonathan McCabe: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jonathanmccabe/sets/ Peter Jellitsch: http://www.peterjellitsch.com Daniel Widrig: http://w...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:07:48 PDT
3D PRINTER X TATTOO MACHINE http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-PRINTER-X-TATTOO-MACHINE/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/99D1/HT559WJH/F0L99D1HT559WJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/99D1/HT559WJH/F0L99D1HT559WJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/99D1/HT559WJH/F0L99D1HT559WJH.SMALL.jpg appropriate audiences In october 2013, a famous design school in Paris, ENSCI les Ateliers, hosted a workshop organised by the French Ministry of culture. The idea was to use images, videos and sound fallen in the national pubic domain and use them in a sort of “Mashup”. The event was called Public Domain Remix. The stu...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 04:31:59 PDT
.iStab http://www.instructables.com/id/iStab/
.iStab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0DYO/HHS9R3BU/FTL0DYOHHS9R3BU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0DYO/HHS9R3BU/FTL0DYOHHS9R3BU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0DYO/HHS9R3BU/FTL0DYOHHS9R3BU.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The iStab is a 3D printed iPhone cover which has a folding knife along one edge, producing a blade whenever you might need one. This phone case is "cutting edge", and is designed as an exploration in conceptual 3D printed weapons. The models I based this idea from are free, and the programs needed e...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:53:54 PDT
World's first? Full 3D printable ornithopter assembly instruction http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-first-Full-3D-printable-ornithopter-assembl/
World's first? Full 3D printable ornithopter assembly instruction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/RG6Y/HT216G07/FUMRG6YHT216G07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/RG6Y/HT216G07/FUMRG6YHT216G07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/RG6Y/HT216G07/FUMRG6YHT216G07.SMALL.jpg Flappingwing Designed by Yusuke Takahashi(Fablab Kitakagaya/The Flapping Wing Factory) using Autodesk 123D Design The ornithoper "Flying Pants" developed as a FABLAB workshop item in 2013 The original version was made of hybrid materials such as SLS(*) printed parts and carbon rods. *SLS(Sel...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:04:02 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
3D Printed Panning Time-lapse Mount (from an egg timer!) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Panning-Time-lapse-Mount-from-and-egg-t/
3D Printed Panning Time-lapse Mount (from an egg timer!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/VI7H/HSM53SYV/FBHVI7HHSM53SYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/VI7H/HSM53SYV/FBHVI7HHSM53SYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/VI7H/HSM53SYV/FBHVI7HHSM53SYV.SMALL.jpg Major Peel Here is my time-lapse panning device/mount built from an egg timer! With this you'll be able to create time-lapse videos where the camera pans throughout the duration of the video. First of all, I'm aware this isn't a new idea and that there are a few instructables which already show how to buil...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:14:31 PDT
How To Recycle Bottle Lids into Slingshots http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Recycle-Bottle-Lids-into-Slingshots/
How To Recycle Bottle Lids into Slingshots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/KHP1/HSM528CL/FUSKHP1HSM528CL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/KHP1/HSM528CL/FUSKHP1HSM528CL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/KHP1/HSM528CL/FUSKHP1HSM528CL.SMALL.jpg baneling-bust here is my full how to tutorial on how to recycle bottle lids into slingshots. enjoy! More Detailed HDPE Slingshot tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiBJ_D3_ZSgL93ijyv2yRhYoD6pARS6gA Rambone slingshot tutorials: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiBJ_D3_ZSgIOL5n0-6jlRYzV...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:57:34 PDT
3D printed toy car with a cut out name http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-toy-car-with-a-cut-out-name/
3D printed toy car with a cut out name - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/ZB6N/HN8247GE/FTDZB6NHN8247GE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/ZB6N/HN8247GE/FTDZB6NHN8247GE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/ZB6N/HN8247GE/FTDZB6NHN8247GE.SMALL.jpg Ryan271828 My first 3D print ever, and no margin of error.  I designed a basic car that has a name cut out from the top prifile.  The name, you ask?  It's my niece's (Sunny).  The car, you wonder?  It's roughly based on a 1967 Porsche 912. Very roughly based.  The occasion, you question?  Sunny's birthday tom...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 23:35:49 PDT
Future Stair Repair: 3D Scanning/ 3D Printing. http://www.instructables.com/id/Future-Stair-Repair-3D-Scanning-3D-Printing/
Future Stair Repair: 3D Scanning/ 3D Printing. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/VH33/HSHEGVA0/FIWVH33HSHEGVA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/VH33/HSHEGVA0/FIWVH33HSHEGVA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/VH33/HSHEGVA0/FIWVH33HSHEGVA0.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft It can be quite frustrating when you finish remodeling a kitchen counter or building a stair case and only a couple weeks later a giant chip appears. This very thing happened at our Pier 9 workshop, when a very noticeable chip appeared on our staircase.  Traditionally, people might fill in the chip...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 15:58:20 PST
Adjustable Extruder Drive Block Upgrade for Replicator 2X http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Extruder-Drive-Block-Upgrade-for-Replic/
Adjustable Extruder Drive Block Upgrade for Replicator 2X - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/MS49/HSHDSZ5L/F8QMS49HSHDSZ5L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/MS49/HSHDSZ5L/F8QMS49HSHDSZ5L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/MS49/HSHDSZ5L/F8QMS49HSHDSZ5L.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools This tutorial shows how to assemble an experimental adjustable drive block for the Replicator 2X extruder. The purpose of this design is to allow the operator to fine-tune the pressure applied to the filament by the idler ball bearing. Note: This is not intended to be a replacement for MakerBot'...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 14:01:26 PST
Controlling a 3D printer with hand gestures http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-3D-printer-with-hand-gestures/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:03:59 PST
Custom hydrographic design for 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-hydrographic-design-for-3D-printing/
Custom hydrographic design for 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/6NNZ/HS1RS7G3/FO06NNZHS1RS7G3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/6NNZ/HS1RS7G3/FO06NNZHS1RS7G3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/6NNZ/HS1RS7G3/FO06NNZHS1RS7G3.SMALL.jpg le FabShop Last month, Bertier Luyt, (president of le FabShop) discovered the existence of the hydrographic technology, with this viral video on Youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iP7BKHU4WUc This video showing a man dip coating his hand with a carbon pattern can be quite impressive for someone who neve...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:19:15 PST
Tiny Planet: A 3D Printed Mechanical Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Planet-A-3D-Printed-Mechanical-Sculpture/
Tiny Planet: A 3D Printed Mechanical Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/H2OY/HS18ELV4/FRPH2OYHS18ELV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/H2OY/HS18ELV4/FRPH2OYHS18ELV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/H2OY/HS18ELV4/FRPH2OYHS18ELV4.SMALL.jpg tinkertinker I created this small mechanical sculpture using almost entirely 3D printed parts. The axles are steel, and there is some metal hardware as well: shaft collars to hold the axles/gears in place, a couple bronze flanged bearings and some ball bearings to make the central axle and planetary gear parts m...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:22:42 PST
3D Printed spectrometer, using Public Lab DIY kit. http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-spectrometer-using-Public-Lab-DIY-kit/
3D Printed spectrometer, using Public Lab DIY kit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NFFT/HS18CYRG/FQVNFFTHS18CYRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NFFT/HS18CYRG/FQVNFFTHS18CYRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NFFT/HS18CYRG/FQVNFFTHS18CYRG.SMALL.jpg RTegelbeckers This Instructable shows how to improve on the standard Public Lab DIY Spectrometry Kit, by using a 3D Printed main body. One main improvement of the new design, is a robust provision for securing the USB cable. The current device can easily be carried around and used in conjuction with a netbook/la...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:42:15 PST
Blue DOOM key - Memories from childhood http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-DOOM-key-Memories-from-childhood/
Blue DOOM key - Memories from childhood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/D7ER/HS18DFE3/FO0D7ERHS18DFE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/D7ER/HS18DFE3/FO0D7ERHS18DFE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/D7ER/HS18DFE3/FO0D7ERHS18DFE3.SMALL.jpg Psycosisnine Wolfenstein and Doom were my first PC video games, back in the Era of 486 and Pentium PC running DOS or Windows 95/98. And I've always wanted to design some kind of memento of my childhood. I happen to have some pretty awesome tools at my disposal, A full spectrum 5th Gen hobby laser and a portabee ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 00:03:13 PST
Use NetFabb to segment an STL file and print it bigger http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-NetFabb-to-segment-an-STL-file-and-print-it-bi/
Use NetFabb to segment an STL file and print it bigger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/IYLS/HRTKJS3X/FHKIYLSHRTKJS3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/IYLS/HRTKJS3X/FHKIYLSHRTKJS3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/IYLS/HRTKJS3X/FHKIYLSHRTKJS3X.SMALL.jpg le FabShop Having a Paris based design studio, we absolutely needed an Eiffel Tower. So, why not making it big and orange, like le FabShop. Thanks to B9 creation, who had already designed one, we only had to use Netfabb to slice their model in 7 main components and glue them together with epoxy. It is our most...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 07:46:18 PST
3D-printed scale model of EUR pallet (made of wood-based filament) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-scale-model-of-EUR-pallet-made-of-wood-/
3D-printed scale model of EUR pallet (made of wood-based filament) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/3YMS/HRPSXTCZ/FFJ3YMSHRPSXTCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/3YMS/HRPSXTCZ/FFJ3YMSHRPSXTCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/3YMS/HRPSXTCZ/FFJ3YMSHRPSXTCZ.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools There is a certain fascination we have regarding miniatures and caricatures of real-life objects. Seeing and holding a scale model always creates smiles. Therefore we wanted to honour an unsung object which does a great donkey-work carrying goods all over the world - The pallet! To further give t...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 13:11:26 PST
San Francisco Architectural Silverware http://www.instructables.com/id/San-Francisco-Architectural-Silverware/
San Francisco Architectural Silverware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/WO41/HRKQZFY4/FPLWO41HRKQZFY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/WO41/HRKQZFY4/FPLWO41HRKQZFY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/WO41/HRKQZFY4/FPLWO41HRKQZFY4.SMALL.jpg zisiadis I live in San Francisco where Sutro Tower is an integral part of the skyline. I can't help but think that, when viewed from certain angles, it looks like a giant fork! The architectural landmarks in a city become our friends in a weird way. They're these ever-present figures that are always arou...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:27:44 PST
Customizable 3D Printed Charms for Valentine's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-3D-Printed-Charms-for-Valentines-Day/
Customizable 3D Printed Charms for Valentine's Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/UAKZ/HRBNAHUB/FMIUAKZHRBNAHUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/UAKZ/HRBNAHUB/FMIUAKZHRBNAHUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/UAKZ/HRBNAHUB/FMIUAKZHRBNAHUB.SMALL.jpg awunderman Here's your chance to turn lovable Doge into a fashion accessory for all the world to see, or gift it to your sweetheart because nothing says "I love you" more than that shibe face. If you're looking for Valentine's Day ideas, look no further. Charmr is a customizer on the 123D website that allo...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 08:14:46 PST
MUSE, 3D printed corset from a 3D Scan (by Samuel N. Bernier) http://www.instructables.com/id/MUSE-3D-printed-corset-from-a-3D-Scan-by-Samuel-N-/
MUSE, 3D printed corset from a 3D Scan (by Samuel N. Bernier) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/6QST/HRGNQE16/F5B6QSTHRGNQE16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/6QST/HRGNQE16/F5B6QSTHRGNQE16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/6QST/HRGNQE16/F5B6QSTHRGNQE16.SMALL.jpg le FabShop Valentine's day, valentine's day... valentine's day.  The people who organise the now famous "3DPrintShow" didn't think of people like me when they decided the date for their first exhibition in New-York City : February 12 to 15...  http://www.lefabshop.fr/samuel-representera-le-fabshop-au-3dprint...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 05:40:18 PST
Heisenberg Blue Meth Iphone 5 case made with silicone mold and clear blue plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/Heisenberg-Blue-Meth-Iphone-5-case-made-with-silic/
Heisenberg Blue Meth Iphone 5 case made with silicone mold and clear blue plastic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/VL35/HR9V9J22/FI8VL35HR9V9J22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/VL35/HR9V9J22/FI8VL35HR9V9J22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/VL35/HR9V9J22/FI8VL35HR9V9J22.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 you can now order one of these hand made case here http://nuproto.com/blueicecase.html I been Designing cases for a long time. You can see my cases and my slim wallets here https://www.shapeways.com/shops/amznfx I always wanted to make a silicone mold so i can make my own cases using pourable pl...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 08:59:03 PST
3D Printing MRI Compatible Tools for Apraxia Study http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-MRI-Compatible-Tools-for-Apraxia-Study/
3D Printing MRI Compatible Tools for Apraxia Study - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/75OQ/HRBE2UXN/FMY75OQHRBE2UXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/75OQ/HRBE2UXN/FMY75OQHRBE2UXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/75OQ/HRBE2UXN/FMY75OQHRBE2UXN.SMALL.jpg ewatanabe My housemate, Zarinah, who happens to be a neuroscientist, consulted me about how to make tools that no one would know the use of. My first thought was to hack together different things to create weird/random tools. Upon further investigation, it turned out she wanted two sets of MRI compatible to...
By: ewatanabe

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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 15:19:24 PST
3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-2/
3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/T6N3/HPEG8OKE/FBGT6N3HPEG8OKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/T6N3/HPEG8OKE/FBGT6N3HPEG8OKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/T6N3/HPEG8OKE/FBGT6N3HPEG8OKE.SMALL.jpg bram2202 The 3D printer is a great invention. I allows the user to print (almost)anything he/she could imagine! But there fairly expensive. Of course you could buy a cheap pre made one for $200, but the print area is pretty small, and the quality isn’t the best. on the order end of the scale theirs the o...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 03:31:58 PST
3D Printable Airsoft Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Airsoft-Gun/
3D Printable Airsoft Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/UZON/HR4SR071/FN5UZONHR4SR071.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/UZON/HR4SR071/FN5UZONHR4SR071.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/UZON/HR4SR071/FN5UZONHR4SR071.SMALL.jpg Engineer777 PURPOSE When 3D printers started to dramatically drop in price and were thrust onto the commercial market, I was immediately hooked. This is every engineer's dream come true! The storm of cool printable products really hasn't developed as I expected however. Most people were, and still are, only p...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 18:53:03 PST
Model Making - From ABS to Ceramic and Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Making-From-ABS-to-Ceramic-and-Wood/
Model Making - From ABS to Ceramic and Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/G4DZ/HSM51YFQ/F66G4DZHSM51YFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/G4DZ/HSM51YFQ/F66G4DZHSM51YFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/G4DZ/HSM51YFQ/F66G4DZHSM51YFQ.SMALL.jpg sitnova 3D printed ABS objects can be transformed using some basic materials to look like various realistic surfaces. This cup and base were first printed in blue ABS and were transformed to look like a wood base and a ceramic cup. Materials: (Access to) 3D printer Acetone Sandpaper (dry or wet) ...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:50:31 PST
Tin can Dumbbell (3D printed), by Samuel Bernier Project RE_ http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-can-Dumbbell-3D-printed-by-Samuel-Bernier-P/
Tin can Dumbbell (3D printed), by Samuel Bernier Project RE_ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/BNUO/GZ38JJ13/FZHBNUOGZ38JJ13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/BNUO/GZ38JJ13/FZHBNUOGZ38JJ13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/BNUO/GZ38JJ13/FZHBNUOGZ38JJ13.SMALL.jpg Samuel Bernier As a kid, my mom was telling me that vegetables would make me stronger. It was true! Here's how :  123D link : http://www.123dapp.com/AssetManager/Publisher?stgAction=getProduct&intProductId=597956 “Submitted by DIN 2012, Université de Montréal, industrial design program, for the Instructables Sp...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 20:33:34 PST
Maintaining a small-scale 3D printing facility in Uganda http://www.instructables.com/id/Maintaining-a-small-scale-3D-printing-facility-in-/
Maintaining a small-scale 3D printing facility in Uganda - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/NGVJ/HQMN5XYB/FQXNGVJHQMN5XYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/NGVJ/HQMN5XYB/FQXNGVJHQMN5XYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/NGVJ/HQMN5XYB/FQXNGVJHQMN5XYB.SMALL.jpg ElectricSlim On December 23rd, Emi Watanabe and I went to Kampala, Uganda for about 3 weeks. The goal of this trip was to work with Paola de Cecco and Village Energy to help fix the three 3D printers they have (a Rapidbot and two Printrbots), teach solid modeling skills, and work on the designs of the solar prod...
By: ElectricSlim

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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 07:46:52 PST
Stratum Networks Delta Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stratum-Networks-Delta-Robot/
Stratum Networks Delta Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/O7FM/HQDLXOW4/FYNO7FMHQDLXOW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/O7FM/HQDLXOW4/FYNO7FMHQDLXOW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/O7FM/HQDLXOW4/FYNO7FMHQDLXOW4.SMALL.jpg MaxandTaylor Stratum Networks is a computer aided kinematically driven robot that can be used for rapid prototyping and fabrication. Its most basic logic and methodology are applicable to scale at an architectural level. It is a tool for digital and physically simulated speculation and has been designed for re-...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 17:56:20 PST
3D Printed Humanoid Robot for under 1000.00 USD http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Humanoid-Robot-for-under-100000-USD/
3D Printed Humanoid Robot for under 1000.00 USD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/LONM/HPTXEHB0/FU4LONMHPTXEHB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/LONM/HPTXEHB0/FU4LONMHPTXEHB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/LONM/HPTXEHB0/FU4LONMHPTXEHB0.SMALL.jpg moverstreet007 This idea was born from my first 3D printed Humanoid robot project. My 3D printed DARwIn-OP clone. I learned a lot when doing this project and I am still working on making this robot better. My project had one major flaw though. At 6000.00 to 7000.00 USD per robot few people could duplicate my proje...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 14:37:58 PST
3D printable grip and lens cover for ASUS XTION handheld 3D scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-grip-and-lens-cover-for-ASUS-XTION-ha/
3D printable grip and lens cover for ASUS XTION handheld 3D scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/C85K/HPWBZ0KX/FVPC85KHPWBZ0KX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/C85K/HPWBZ0KX/FVPC85KHPWBZ0KX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/C85K/HPWBZ0KX/FVPC85KHPWBZ0KX.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools A 3D printable grip and lens cover for the ASUS XTION motion sensing hardware which is very affordable and popularly used as a hand-held 3D scanner. The XTION normally stands on a base for table-top use which is not aimed to be hand-held. This 3D printable file was designed to fit the ASUS XTION ma...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 09:42:12 PST
Stabilized Cup Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Stabilized-Cup-Carrier/
Stabilized Cup Carrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/BRRR/HPPSAE3F/F0EBRRRHPPSAE3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/BRRR/HPPSAE3F/F0EBRRRHPPSAE3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/BRRR/HPPSAE3F/F0EBRRRHPPSAE3F.SMALL.jpg tlevis The stabilized cup carrier is a 3d printed solution to carry multiple cups simultaneously without worry to spill their content on the way. If you print each cup carrier in a different color you can easily determine to whom each cup belongs. Print For every cup you need to print 1 carrier and 2 h...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 11:44:27 PST
Fluid In.Flux_3D Wax Printing In Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluid-InFlux3D-Wax-Printing-In-Water/
Fluid In.Flux_3D Wax Printing In Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/ADI9/HPAOZ210/FHIADI9HPAOZ210.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/ADI9/HPAOZ210/FHIADI9HPAOZ210.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/ADI9/HPAOZ210/FHIADI9HPAOZ210.SMALL.jpg darshini Fluid In.Flux is a 3D printing experimental machine which prints wax in water. The Machine was a semester-wide exploration as part of the Advanced Architecture Studio called "Creative Architecture Machines" by Professor Jason Kelly Johnson and Michael Shiloh at the California College of the Arts, i...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 23:20:01 PST
Webster: A Geometric Pattern Weaving Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Webster-a-geometric-pattern-weaving-machine/
Webster: A Geometric Pattern Weaving Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/RP6H/HP9NHFQN/FOFRP6HHP9NHFQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/RP6H/HP9NHFQN/FOFRP6HHP9NHFQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/RP6H/HP9NHFQN/FOFRP6HHP9NHFQN.SMALL.jpg Colette Rixey We are three students from California College of the Arts in San Francisco in the Architecture program.  This studio is called Creative Architecture Machines and is taught by Jason Johnson and Michael Shiloh.  Webster is a geometric pattern weaving machine that takes inspiration from Islamic tiling,...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:49:42 PST
S.A.M. Spring Aided Machining (CNC with adhesive remover) http://www.instructables.com/id/SAM-Spring-Aided-Machining-CNC-with-adhesive-remov/
S.A.M. Spring Aided Machining (CNC with adhesive remover) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/VDJM/HP8PLU91/FJ1VDJMHP8PLU91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/VDJM/HP8PLU91/FJ1VDJMHP8PLU91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/VDJM/HP8PLU91/FJ1VDJMHP8PLU91.SMALL.jpg mboeddiker S.A.M. Spring Aided Machining (CNC with solvent) is a school project designed by three architecture students at CCA, San Francisco: Matt Boeddiker, Abelino Robles, and Tim Henshaw-Plath. (www.cca.edu) The machine is capable of rapidly prototyping and creating subtractive formwork that can be used to...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 01:26:47 PST
LittleMonster: Speaker Switch Hack. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-speaker-touch-sensor-hack/
LittleMonster: Speaker Switch Hack. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/6OHP/HP0CURWD/FLN6OHPHP0CURWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/6OHP/HP0CURWD/FLN6OHPHP0CURWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/6OHP/HP0CURWD/FLN6OHPHP0CURWD.SMALL.jpg Minuscoco In this tutorial you will learn how to hack an existing Bluetooth speaker to be able to pause and play your music using the  LittleMonster as a switch. I designed a new "shell" that holds all the components for the speaker and made the file downloadable.  1. Downloading the LittleMonster. I de...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 07:09:29 PST
3D Printing: 3D Print A Solderless Circuit Board http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-3D-Print-A-Solderless-Circuit-Board/
3D Printing: 3D Print A Solderless Circuit Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/WT8G/HP0CQRPH/FLSWT8GHP0CQRPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/WT8G/HP0CQRPH/FLSWT8GHP0CQRPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/WT8G/HP0CQRPH/FLSWT8GHP0CQRPH.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Experimental circuit boards can be easily made with a 3D printer. They can be made at the same size and thickness as a standard 1/16" thick, through-hole soldered, perfboard. The components can be fairly easily connected together without using solder. This technique is somewhat faster than standar...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:27:38 PST
How to set up your Makerbot Replicator 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-up-your-Makerbot-Replicator-2/
How to set up your Makerbot Replicator 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/KOAC/HN2CPYVE/F84KOACHN2CPYVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/KOAC/HN2CPYVE/F84KOACHN2CPYVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/KOAC/HN2CPYVE/F84KOACHN2CPYVE.SMALL.jpg gpvillamil You've just gotten your nice new Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printer, and of course you're excited to get started doing amazing things with it. This guide will take you through getting it set up, with some additional tips and tricks you won't find in the instruction manual. A lot of the material in th...
By: gpvillamil

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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 13:06:22 PST
A Spool Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Spool-Holder/
A Spool Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/ORU7/HNE3XKO7/FQFORU7HNE3XKO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/ORU7/HNE3XKO7/FQFORU7HNE3XKO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/ORU7/HNE3XKO7/FQFORU7HNE3XKO7.SMALL.jpg michaelasw101 The task of our project was to create a spool holder that had to attach onto the table. The spool holder needed to hold tape, string, and wire. It needed to meet the criteria of pulling the material off easily, and without the actual holder slipping off the table.   Because the spool holder is atta...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 12:46:36 PDT
Goldfish Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/Goldfish-Ghost/
Goldfish Ghost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/U8W3/HN82HGSK/F74U8W3HN82HGSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/U8W3/HN82HGSK/F74U8W3HN82HGSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/U8W3/HN82HGSK/F74U8W3HN82HGSK.SMALL.jpg andrewt I knew about this stuff that cured completely clear and thought it'd be cool to experiment with suspending 3D prints.  This project came from another idea about a severed head in a glass jar - apparently like Futurama (thanks, Audrey) - but a bit more ghoulish.  A full-scale 3D printed head is eithe...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:37:53 PDT
3D Print A Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-A-Chess-Set/
3D Print A Chess Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/ALC7/HMVJP03H/FK2ALC7HMVJP03H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/ALC7/HMVJP03H/FK2ALC7HMVJP03H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/ALC7/HMVJP03H/FK2ALC7HMVJP03H.SMALL.jpg LearnByDoing Just imagine you’re playing a Saturday game of chess in the park.  While contemplating the next move, your opponent casually asks where you bought such a unique chess set.  You’ll respond that you made it.  Surprised, your opponent will further question you until…BAM!  The next thing you know you’ll...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 03:08:37 PDT
How to convert medical scan data into a 3D printable model (also, dinosaurs!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-medical-scan-data-into-a-3D-printab/
How to convert medical scan data into a 3D printable model (also, dinosaurs!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/VUPI/HN2CPXXC/FAVVUPIHN2CPXXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/VUPI/HN2CPXXC/FAVVUPIHN2CPXXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/VUPI/HN2CPXXC/FAVVUPIHN2CPXXC.SMALL.jpg gpvillamil In this instructable I'll walk you through how to turn data from CT or MRI scans into a 3D printable model. While I will use a dinosaur skull as an example, you can use any data in DICOM format to do the same thing. Get the software I'll be using a software package called Osirix, which is designe...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 12:18:13 PDT