Instructables: exploring - 3D-Printing - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:47:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to do recursive-like modeling in Tinkercad http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-recursive-like-modeling-in-Tinkercad/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:02:27 PDT
Belt Clip For Protecting Phone & Headphone Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Belt-Clip-For-Protecting-Phone-Headphone-Cord/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:56:28 PDT
Fiber Composite 3D Printing (The Bug) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Composite-3D-Printing-The-Bug/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:28:45 PDT
Plan B, an open source 3DP (powder and inkjet) 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Plan-B-an-open-source-3DP-powder-and-inkjet-3D-pri/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:22:26 PDT
Recreating 17th century glassware from Delft http://www.instructables.com/id/Recreating-17th-century-glassware-from-Delft/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:18:26 PDT
Hanging Yarn Ball Planters (3dprint Version) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Yarn-Ball-Planters-3dprint-Version/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 04:00:49 PDT
How to make a LANscape http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LANscape/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:25:06 PDT
3D Printed Golden Snitch http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Golden-Snitch/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 13:10:14 PDT
GoPro Clamp Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Clamp-Mount/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:41:47 PDT
Make Flexible Circuit Boards Using A 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Flexible-Circuit-Boards-Using-A-3D-Printer/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 08:25:06 PDT
Atum3D V1 3D DLP printer kit assembly and calibration http://www.instructables.com/id/Atum3D-V1-3D-DLP-printer-kit-assembly-and-calibrat/
Atum3D V1 3D DLP printer kit assembly and calibration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/IZ7J/HYE5UJYZ/FIMIZ7JHYE5UJYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/IZ7J/HYE5UJYZ/FIMIZ7JHYE5UJYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/IZ7J/HYE5UJYZ/FIMIZ7JHYE5UJYZ.SMALL.jpg TristramBudel Thank you for selecting the Atum3D V1 printer. The Atum3D V1 is a result of intense testing and developing by a group of serious 3D printing enthusiasts. We love instructables, that's where it all started so no more than fitting we post our manuals right here. This is after all you main source of ho...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 17:31:54 PDT
Shadow Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-Sculpture/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:16:53 PDT
Building a Prusa i3 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Prusa-i3-3D-Printer/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:32:42 PDT
3D Printed DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-DC-Motor/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:27 PDT
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Eyes-and-Wii-Nunchuck/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:40:26 PDT
3D Printed Rock Candy http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Rock-Candy/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:21:23 PDT
3D Scanners : Cosmonaut Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Scanners-Cosmonaut-Glove/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:51:49 PDT
3D Printed Bike Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Bike-Planter/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:33:59 PDT
Tools for 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-for-printing-using-a-Printrbot-3D-Printer/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:25:12 PDT
Thermoforming 3D Printed PLA for Use in Prostethics http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoforming-3D-Printed-PLA-for-Use-in-Prostethic/
Thermoforming 3D Printed PLA for Use in Prostethics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JN33/HXZO516I/F27JN33HXZO516I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JN33/HXZO516I/F27JN33HXZO516I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/JN33/HXZO516I/F27JN33HXZO516I.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian One of the biggest challenges in low-cost 3D printed prosthetic devices is achieving the proper fit. If the loads on the device are not properly distributed across the skin and underlying tissue, it can lead to irritation, bruising, or rashes. In the case of the body-driven prosthetic devices that...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:10:54 PDT
Running the Pier 9 Zcorp 450 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Running-the-Pier-9-Zcorp-450-3D-Printer/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:06:22 PDT
3D Printed Bulbasaur Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Bulbasaur-Planter/
3D Printed Bulbasaur Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/QA6W/HXUDFKQL/FXDQA6WHXUDFKQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/QA6W/HXUDFKQL/FXDQA6WHXUDFKQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/QA6W/HXUDFKQL/FXDQA6WHXUDFKQL.SMALL.jpg GrandeSwag A quick little project for a succulent or cactus planter! Print Here's the file - not my design! Credit to Hitsman.http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:381599I printed at .15mm, 7% infill, 2 shells, on a Replicator 2. Drill (optional) Ideally the model would have a bigger hole, but this works jus...
By: GrandeSwag

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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:03:56 PDT
3D Printed Robot Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Robot-Arm/
3D Printed Robot Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/XKT8/HXQMVODY/FYRXKT8HXQMVODY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/XKT8/HXQMVODY/FYRXKT8HXQMVODY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/XKT8/HXQMVODY/FYRXKT8HXQMVODY.SMALL.jpg Beaconsfield This robot arm is made almost entirely of 3D printed parts that snap together. It has three servo-controlled joints, plus a rotating base and gripper. The arm is controlled by a series of buttons that connect to an Arduino Uno hidden in the base. A simple circuit makes connecting the servos and bu...
By: Beaconsfield

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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:24:51 PDT
Sketching with iron elements and 3D printed connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketching-with-iron-elements-and-3D-printed-connec/
Sketching with iron elements and 3D printed connectors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/6JRE/HXHREB1K/FXY6JREHXHREB1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/6JRE/HXHREB1K/FXY6JREHXHREB1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/6JRE/HXHREB1K/FXY6JREHXHREB1K.SMALL.jpg Joekevdv For a new interior design of PrintRoom (presentation space, shop and risography stencil workspace dedicated to artists’ publications based in Rotterdam) I was looking for a way to 'sketch' with iron constructions. I liked the idea of creating different shapes with a kind of DIY kit of iron elements ...
By: Joekevdv

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 05:39:01 PDT
3D Printed TINY Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-TINY-Planters/
3D Printed TINY Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/HLDZ/HXEZ73HW/FH8HLDZHXEZ73HW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/HLDZ/HXEZ73HW/FH8HLDZHXEZ73HW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/HLDZ/HXEZ73HW/FH8HLDZHXEZ73HW.SMALL.jpg deenakhattab Inspired by the interesting planters that populate Autodesk's Pier 9 office, I sought to create my own version of the office planter on a micro scale. My goal was to allow plants to flourish in the most unlikely of places — tiny crevices between desks.(You can read my original blogpost about this pr...
By: deenakhattab

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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 17:00:51 PDT
Quadcopter HACK! [Design and print your Propeller Guard] http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-HACK-Universal-Prop-guard-for-any-frame/
Quadcopter HACK! [Design and print your Propeller Guard] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Today I will be showing something very interesting especially for those who love flying their quadcopters and doing aerial photography.THE 3D PRINTED PROP GUARD!......Can also be laser cut So What is a prop guard??A Prop guard is something very innovative in a way it protects your quadcopter or your...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 21:02:51 PDT
3D Printed Blooming Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Blooming-Flowers/
3D Printed Blooming Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/6LWL/HX1WDCK4/FRT6LWLHX1WDCK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/6LWL/HX1WDCK4/FRT6LWLHX1WDCK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/6LWL/HX1WDCK4/FRT6LWLHX1WDCK4.SMALL.jpg MikaelaHolmes These creepily beautiful pod blossoms grew out of my desire to create a flower that would open and close with mechanical actuation. I was playing with a tentacle shape that two fellow Pier 9 Artists in Residence (Andreas Bastian and Anouk Wipprecht) had been experimenting with. I created many diff...
By: MikaelaHolmes

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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:24:45 PDT
iPhone pinhole camera http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-pinhole-camera/
iPhone pinhole camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SMALL.jpg deenakhattab One day I was browsing through 123D and Thingiverse when I noticed that no one had ever made a pinhole camera for the iPhone. Here we are in a world where 3D printing is a thing that exists and people are still taping tiny-holed cardboard squares over their iPhone cameras to achieve that coveted gra...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:15:28 PDT
Modern Custom 3D Printed and Lasercut Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Custom-3D-Printed-and-Lasercut-Chess-Set/
Modern Custom 3D Printed and Lasercut Chess Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Why buy a chess set when you can just make one! It's easy and free to download or model your own and 3D print it at home. In this instructable we will go over where to find or how to make base geometry using Autodesk 360 Fusion or the Autodesk 123 Gallery. Then how to clean and prep the meshed fo...
By: smithallen_studio

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:30:32 PDT
The Microwave: A Color 3D Scanner for Small Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Microwave-A-Color-3D-Scanner-for-Small-Objects/
The Microwave: A Color 3D Scanner for Small Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SMALL.jpg sfrayne Have you ever wanted to 3D scan a stuffed animal, or a little ceramic dinosaur, or perhaps an owl whistle? You know, to contribute to the volumetric digital repository of civilization. Well, I have good news for you - all you need is a lightbox, a cheap turntable display, a big sheet of white pape...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 02:34:08 PDT
Water-Powered Octocopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Octocopter/
Water-Powered Octocopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/42E9/HWG0DCPI/FWM42E9HWG0DCPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/42E9/HWG0DCPI/FWM42E9HWG0DCPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/42E9/HWG0DCPI/FWM42E9HWG0DCPI.SMALL.jpg andzerb The power of water is sometimes understated, especially as a means of propulsion. This project uses the water and pressure from an ordinary garden hose to propel a 3D printed octo-copter into the skies.This project only takes a couple hours, as all you need to do is print the file, screw it onto a h...
By: andzerb

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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:12:57 PDT
THE RECORDER ASSISTANCE TOOL http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-FLUTE-ASSISTANCE-TOOL/
THE RECORDER ASSISTANCE TOOL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/SB2W/HW1LTHHJ/FP2SB2WHW1LTHHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/SB2W/HW1LTHHJ/FP2SB2WHW1LTHHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/SB2W/HW1LTHHJ/FP2SB2WHW1LTHHJ.SMALL.jpg goldenstereo In 2007 Jan lost his left index finger in a saw accident, but this did not stop him continuing his hobby as a musician. On the contrary, Jan learned to play the recorder again with modified grip and balance in his dominant hand. Besides that, he started actively searching for possible tools to help...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 02:56:20 PDT
Geodesic Dome: Build a Lamp or a Space Ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Geodesic-Dome-Build-a-Lamp-or-a-Space-Ship/
Geodesic Dome: Build a Lamp or a Space Ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/VWQ3/HW37KYIX/FC8VWQ3HW37KYIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/VWQ3/HW37KYIX/FC8VWQ3HW37KYIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/VWQ3/HW37KYIX/FC8VWQ3HW37KYIX.SMALL.jpg dailyvice Here are two scalabe joints for making your own bucky balls. You can download the stl files, chop up bamboo skewers, and build it to the size you want..."There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly." - Buckminster Fuller Here are two joints for your buckyball expe...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 07:23:34 PDT
3D printed Mini Macro-Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Mini-Macro-Studio/
3D printed Mini Macro-Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/5I62/HUOP522H/FAX5I62HUOP522H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/5I62/HUOP522H/FAX5I62HUOP522H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/5I62/HUOP522H/FAX5I62HUOP522H.SMALL.jpg JonasK I made this to compete on the Gadget Hacking and Accessories Contest. If you like it please vote for it!Here I want to show you my self-made macro studio, where I combined two of my hobbies: 3D printing and photography! Since the photography equipment is expensive and I wanted to build my own, I cre...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 04:34:46 PDT
Robotic Arm(Inmoov) with Cortex M3(Brazilian Open Hardware) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-ArmInmoov-with-Cortex-M3Brazilian-Open-Har/
Robotic Arm(Inmoov) with Cortex M3(Brazilian Open Hardware) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/WWG6/HVXC2FMJ/FPSWWG6HVXC2FMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/WWG6/HVXC2FMJ/FPSWWG6HVXC2FMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/WWG6/HVXC2FMJ/FPSWWG6HVXC2FMJ.SMALL.jpg wcr Braço Robótico (Inmoov) controlado por Cortex M3.TESTE 1: Após ver o "Inmoov" eu tive muita vontade de montar um, mas como base para futuramente desenhar meu próprio braço robótico, unindo um pouco dos meus conhecimentos com artes plásticas para deixar cada vez mais "humano" o braço, pretendendo com...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 08:36:25 PDT
3D Printed Earbuds Compact http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Earbud-Compact/
3D Printed Earbuds Compact - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/CLRV/HVXE222S/F1ACLRVHVXE222S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/CLRV/HVXE222S/F1ACLRVHVXE222S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/CLRV/HVXE222S/F1ACLRVHVXE222S.SMALL.jpg ArchetypeZ I love gadgets but I sometimes feel like gadgets and accessories are designed for and by men, and women's needs are almost completely ignored. For example when I had my first iPod and wanted an arm band to wear to the gym, I realized I would have to modify the one I bought because the velcro didn't ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 20:52:53 PDT
3D Printed Mini Jambox Bike Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Mini-Jambox-Bike-Mount/
3D Printed Mini Jambox Bike Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/STFP/HVTWDOZN/FM3STFPHVTWDOZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/STFP/HVTWDOZN/FM3STFPHVTWDOZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/STFP/HVTWDOZN/FM3STFPHVTWDOZN.SMALL.jpg SillyHuman I picked up a Mini Jambox for some super portable music to carry around my apartment, but that only lasted so long. Soon I wanted to take it with me on long bike rides. That's right, it was getting serious and I was ready to make a more devoted connection. So I designed a bracket, printed it up at S...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 08:32:37 PDT
Make a super cheap 3D printer using recycled parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-super-cheap-3D-printer-using-recycled-parts/
Make a super cheap 3D printer using recycled parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/JDWJ/HRI8XEIW/F9SJDWJHRI8XEIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/JDWJ/HRI8XEIW/F9SJDWJHRI8XEIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/JDWJ/HRI8XEIW/F9SJDWJHRI8XEIW.SMALL.jpg Practical Techonlogy Now-a-days a lot of people talk about 3D printing and the many things that it can produce.  Even the president talks about it during his state of union address.  While it is true that some of the technologies in 3D printing are new in high end models, most 3D printers can be built using existing tec...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 18:47:19 PST
DIY Night Vision Googles http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Night-Vision-Googles/
DIY Night Vision Googles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/C4CP/HVV0P8XR/FG5C4CPHVV0P8XR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/C4CP/HVV0P8XR/FG5C4CPHVV0P8XR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/C4CP/HVV0P8XR/FG5C4CPHVV0P8XR.SMALL.jpg enelson8 Have you ever seen splinter cell, or wanted to be a spy like in the special forces? Personally I've always wanted to be a spy and realized all I needed was a pair of night vision googles. I was looking on the internet an found that night vision googles range from $70 to over $1,000!! so I decided to...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 14:30:17 PDT
3D Printed Pebble Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Pebble-Charger/
3D Printed Pebble Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/C59P/HVV0O6IC/F7OC59PHVV0O6IC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/C59P/HVV0O6IC/F7OC59PHVV0O6IC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/C59P/HVV0O6IC/F7OC59PHVV0O6IC.SMALL.jpg zjenja This little charger for your Pebble Smartwatch can be made within 30 minutes. We are going to make the entire charger (yes, including the USB plug!). Instead of using magnets, this charger snaps nicely on your watch. This allows you to leave it directly in the USB port.It works great as an alternati...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 08:58:38 PDT
3d Printed Gears: Strandbeest Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Gears-Strandbeest-Turbine/
3d Printed Gears: Strandbeest Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/U70Y/HVTWCKR5/FJWU70YHVTWCKR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/U70Y/HVTWCKR5/FJWU70YHVTWCKR5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/U70Y/HVTWCKR5/FJWU70YHVTWCKR5.SMALL.jpg er1c3dp I've seen a lot of amazing 3d printed things, and have often found myself trying to figure out how they were designed and modelled, how they went from being an awesome idea to becoming an actual physical 3d printed object. I believe gaining such an understanding leads to a deeper appreciation of th...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 01:42:44 PDT
Poor Man's 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-3D-Printer/
Poor Man's 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/UBGT/HVTLSFOX/FCJUBGTHVTLSFOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/UBGT/HVTLSFOX/FCJUBGTHVTLSFOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/UBGT/HVTLSFOX/FCJUBGTHVTLSFOX.SMALL.jpg Gelstronic My goal was to build a cheap and inexpensive 3D Printer for less than 100 Dollar/Euro What are the features of the Poor Man's 3D Printer ? - Fused deposition modeling ABS/PLA- Heat bed - use of open source firmware, modified version of Tonokip - free host software, Repetier-Host - bowden-extruder ...
By: Gelstronic

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Fri, 30 May 2014 07:51:14 PDT