Instructables: exploring - 3D-Printing - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:53:22 PST BLOX v1.01 Create a 3D printed 3D fractal http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-3D-printed-3D-fractal/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:34:51 PDT
How to Create 3d Printable Articulated Sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-3d-Printable-Articulated-Sculptures/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:34:22 PST
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-typing-steampunk-robot-ROBOLED/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:38:08 PST
Build a 3D printed Dalek! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-3D-printed-Dalek/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:47:43 PST
Sky Printer - Prototyping An Adaptable Large-Scale 3d-Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sky-Printer-Prototyping-An-Adaptable-Large-Scale-3/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:25:02 PST
Space Weaver: A Seven Foot Tall 3D Weaving Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Weaver-A-Seven-Foot-Tall-3D-Weaving-Machine/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:13:26 PST
DIY 40W CNC Laser cutter, from bad to better with 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-40W-CNC-Laser-cutter-from-bad-to-better-with-3/
DIY 40W CNC Laser cutter, from bad to better with 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H51R/I3TH93XC/F52H51RI3TH93XC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H51R/I3TH93XC/F52H51RI3TH93XC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H51R/I3TH93XC/F52H51RI3TH93XC.SMALL.jpg Zilver This project turns a bad functioning Chinese K40III laser-cutter into a footprint to workspace ratio optimized DIY laser-cutter. I will try my best to cover what one could do differently to save money or optimize parts if you're building from scratch.These sites/lasers had great impact on my decisi...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 04:13:58 PST
Soft Robots: 3D Printing Artificial Muscles http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Robots-3D-Printing-Artificial-Muscles/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:21:06 PST
Automated Cigar Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Cigar-Cutter/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:41:15 PST
3D Printed Pinball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Pinball-Machine/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:40:45 PST
Add WiFi to your 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-WiFi-to-your-3D-Printer/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:33:04 PST
The 3D Printed Side Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-with-3D-Printed-Joints/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 10:54:25 PST
Blinds' Eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinds-Eye/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 16:35:06 PST
Silver Leaf a 3D Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Silver-Leaf-a-3D-Print/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 15:55:07 PST
Tron Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tron-Light/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:08:02 PST
3D Printed Cell Phone Lanyard and Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Cell-Phone-Lanyard-and-Tripod-Mount/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:01:09 PST
3D Design For 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Design-For-3D-Printing/
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 07:24:35 PST
Beer Bottle Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Bottle-Lock/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:15:07 PST
Two-Tone Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Tone-Printing/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:34:47 PST
3D printed cryptex (with files!) http://www.instructables.com/id/cryptext/
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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/
Capturing Full Body Scans in Color - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/46FN/I21R6JFE/FJ146FNI21R6JFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/46FN/I21R6JFE/FJ146FNI21R6JFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/46FN/I21R6JFE/FJ146FNI21R6JFE.SMALL.jpg mparker07 This tutorial will teach you how to capture full body scans of people using photogrammetry and to prepare them for 3D printing. By utilizing a few DSLRs, lights, a turntable, a good pc, a couple relatively inexpensive software programs, and with patience and practice, you can capture professional qu...
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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/
Micro Raspberry-Pi arcade cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/GM30/I1XEVB22/F4AGM30I1XEVB22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/GM30/I1XEVB22/F4AGM30I1XEVB22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/GM30/I1XEVB22/F4AGM30I1XEVB22.SMALL.jpg diygizmo Fully functional micro arcade machine using a Raspberry Pi model B or B+.I always wanted a tiny arcade machine for my desk, I decided to build it as small as possible. It may look simple from the outside but a lot of engineering went into building it. After months of development and 8 printed protot...
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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/
Make more of Modio with Meshmixer and 123D - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/6AW0/I1TR3SX7/F136AW0I1TR3SX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/6AW0/I1TR3SX7/F136AW0I1TR3SX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/6AW0/I1TR3SX7/F136AW0I1TR3SX7.SMALL.jpg gpvillamil Modio is a great mobile app that lets you design articulated creatures and make them on a 3D printer. It's a lot of fun to use on iOS and Android, and pretty much guarantees excellent results.However, what if you want to make an extra-special creature, going beyond the parts in the app? Say you want...
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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/
Cart Cup Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/W8NJ/I1TNAIXT/FQ2W8NJI1TNAIXT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/W8NJ/I1TNAIXT/FQ2W8NJI1TNAIXT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/W8NJ/I1TNAIXT/FQ2W8NJI1TNAIXT.SMALL.jpg howellrl Have you ever tried to hold your drink in one hand and push a shopping cart with the other? Have you set a drink down in your cart and had it spill all over? The Cart Cup Clip can help. Just simply clip it anywhere on a shopping cart and you no longer have to worry! With its durable design formed on...
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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/
Fixing the stuff around you with a 3D-printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/B23T/I1Q9BAJW/FF0B23TI1Q9BAJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/B23T/I1Q9BAJW/FF0B23TI1Q9BAJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/B23T/I1Q9BAJW/FF0B23TI1Q9BAJW.SMALL.jpg siemenc Oh, the frustration when dropping a device, breaking it into pieces. Or losing parts from an item which besides that works perfectly fine. You already checked out the websites for spare parts but the thing you're looking for is not available (anymore), or is nowhere to be found. Then you might consi...
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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/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:14:12 PDT