Instructables: exploring - 3D-Printing - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:09:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
3D Printing with metals at home! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/7VRF/I1EU1P5D/F3F7VRFI1EU1P5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/7VRF/I1EU1P5D/F3F7VRFI1EU1P5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/7VRF/I1EU1P5D/F3F7VRFI1EU1P5D.SMALL.jpg madaeon This is a short tutorial that shows you how you can make metal parts, at home, in less than 1 hour, in a few easy steps.If you like this instructable you can support me having a look at my IndieGoGo campaign here; you can now get your LumiPocket 3D Printer, a project that I started one year ago as a...
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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/
3D printed phone holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/FQ8T/I1C1IPQ5/FWTFQ8TI1C1IPQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/FQ8T/I1C1IPQ5/FWTFQ8TI1C1IPQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/FQ8T/I1C1IPQ5/FWTFQ8TI1C1IPQ5.SMALL.jpg vol7 Ok. You have a problem. That is certain. So you’re searching for a solution. The simplest way to find a solution for pretty much any kind of problem is to take a look around you. What you have at hand? Got any tools? Now, find a way to use them!That’s the story behind my project. The first project h...
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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/
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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/
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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
Belt Clip For Protecting Phone & Headphone Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Belt-Clip-For-Protecting-Phone-Headphone-Cord/
Belt Clip For Protecting Phone & Headphone Cord - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/D74Y/HZ9O6EPT/F8ED74YHZ9O6EPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/D74Y/HZ9O6EPT/F8ED74YHZ9O6EPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/D74Y/HZ9O6EPT/F8ED74YHZ9O6EPT.SMALL.jpg aeastman26 This instructable will show you the design components necessary to create a belt clip to protect your phone and headphone clip.Necessary tools & materials:* 3D printer (higher resolution preferred but not necessary)* CAD software * calipers (or ruler)* headphones or earphones* phone or mp3 player ...
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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/
Fiber Composite 3D Printing (The Bug) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/G702/HZB3HTD2/F25G702HZB3HTD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/G702/HZB3HTD2/F25G702HZB3HTD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/G702/HZB3HTD2/F25G702HZB3HTD2.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales Think of this machine as a very friendly sculpting spider. For my last semester as an undergrad at IIT, I decided to give my education a twist and create my own research project. Fascinated by natures way to fabricate, I got inspired to create the Bug, a 3D printer-like robot that can create using ...
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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/
Plan B, an open source 3DP (powder and inkjet) 3D printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/EZFB/HZ13EP8S/FLQEZFBHZ13EP8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/EZFB/HZ13EP8S/FLQEZFBHZ13EP8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/EZFB/HZ13EP8S/FLQEZFBHZ13EP8S.SMALL.jpg dragonator Plan B is an open source 3DP 3D printer. It uses binder and powder to create it´s parts. It can be built for €1000,- ($1300,-) if the parts are sourced right. It uses standard 3D printer parts and electronics, off the shelf inkjet components, 3D printed parts and a sturdy laser cut (or water cut) a...
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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/
Hanging Yarn Ball Planters (3dprint Version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/HCU2/HYY8IU0L/FOOHCU2HYY8IU0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/HCU2/HYY8IU0L/FOOHCU2HYY8IU0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/HCU2/HYY8IU0L/FOOHCU2HYY8IU0L.SMALL.jpg xyzworkshop This hanging garden which in japan is called Kokedamas, an alternate version of the bonsai. It originated from japan in the 1600s and now are making a big resurgence as they look incredible and easily decorate any area of the garden.This instructable version uses colorful yarn and uses a 3dprinter t...
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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/
How to make a LANscape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/F8CL/HYS0YZ73/F5FF8CLHYS0YZ73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/F8CL/HYS0YZ73/F5FF8CLHYS0YZ73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/F8CL/HYS0YZ73/F5FF8CLHYS0YZ73.SMALL.jpg corpuscallosum LANscapes is an interactive art installation that I created with my art collective Floating Point. It takes the form of an abstract projected landscape. Ceiling-mounted Kinects capture the forms and movements of visitors in the space, reflecting them in the projection. Visitors can build upon and mo...
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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/
3D Printed Golden Snitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/82PK/HYJ0VA32/FF582PKHYJ0VA32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/82PK/HYJ0VA32/FF582PKHYJ0VA32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/82PK/HYJ0VA32/FF582PKHYJ0VA32.SMALL.jpg Porda (Provided file does not have VT logo)Shortly after getting my 3D printer, I needed to get my older sister a birthday present. Knowing that she's a huge Harry Potter fan, I decided to replicate one of the most iconic, and smallest, items from the series. To make the snitch more unique, I added the Vi...
By: Porda

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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 13:10:14 PDT
GoPro Clamp Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Clamp-Mount/
GoPro Clamp Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/FV0P/HYJ3X5JH/F15FV0PHYJ3X5JH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/FV0P/HYJ3X5JH/F15FV0PHYJ3X5JH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/FV0P/HYJ3X5JH/F15FV0PHYJ3X5JH.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Tripods are limited in functionality and they get in the way in a crowded shop. Enter the GoPro Clamp Mount! I designed this mount to fit on a standard one-handed bar clamp with 4 axes of articulation, making it easy to mount a gopro just about anywhere. 3D Model I modeled the mount in Fusion 3...
By: JON-A-TRON

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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/
Make Flexible Circuit Boards Using A 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/U7P9/HYJ0TZ3R/FI4U7P9HYJ0TZ3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/U7P9/HYJ0TZ3R/FI4U7P9HYJ0TZ3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/U7P9/HYJ0TZ3R/FI4U7P9HYJ0TZ3R.SMALL.jpg mikey77 You can etch flexible circuit boards using a 3d printer. They can be made of very thin copper clad board material or even conductive fabric.Standard copper clad circuit board material (FR4) of any thickness, can also be etched using this method. How It Works PLA, Nylon, ABS and most common filame...
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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...
By: TristramBudel

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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 17:31:54 PDT
Shadow Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-Sculpture/
Shadow Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales This is the first one of a short series that I am making. Often I believe we constantly go around our lives looking at the world with the wrong light, maybe just the wrong perspective. I don't mean that we see thing negatively, I just think we often miss the beauty around us. Modeling The first ...
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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/
3D Printed DC Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SMALL.jpg pitrack I designed and 3D printed a Brushless Direct Current (BLDC) motor, and used an Arduino to control the motor. All parts of the motor, excluding magnets, solenoid wrapping wire, and hall effect sensors, were printed with a Makerbot Replicator 2. The video shows the completed working motor.This instruc...
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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/
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SMALL.jpg techiebot I found this 3D file on Thingiverse by Micropuller. I quickly realized that the file creates an oversized eye unit. But I still wanted to explore creating an animatronic face that I could control with an Arduino.The more I thought about it, the more I thought that I could create a creature head th...
By: techiebot

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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/
3D Printed Rock Candy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/7ITC/HY3Z9R8Z/F977ITCHY3Z9R8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/7ITC/HY3Z9R8Z/F977ITCHY3Z9R8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/7ITC/HY3Z9R8Z/F977ITCHY3Z9R8Z.SMALL.jpg Aaron Porterfield Do you have a sweet tooth? Like Breaking Bad? If you have free time and enjoy watching things grow, you might like growing sugar crystals.I thought it would be interesting to see if / how sugar crystals would grow on a 3D printed surface, and if I could manipulate how they grow based on the structur...
By: Aaron Porterfield

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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/
3D Scanners : Cosmonaut Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/MA5M/HY21VW0L/FDTMA5MHY21VW0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/MA5M/HY21VW0L/FDTMA5MHY21VW0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/MA5M/HY21VW0L/FDTMA5MHY21VW0L.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft OverviewThis Instructable will detail how to use the Artec Eva and Spider 3D scanners. The scanners are capable of generating high quality 3D Scans and models. They work by projecting a pattern onto an object , while capturing the data in real-time through photos. Next, you use Artec Studios to run ...
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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/
3D Printed Bike Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/R6Y7/HY12D66W/FWNR6Y7HY12D66W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/R6Y7/HY12D66W/FWNR6Y7HY12D66W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/R6Y7/HY12D66W/FWNR6Y7HY12D66W.SMALL.jpg deenakhattab One day I was chillin' in the 3D print shop at Pier 9 when I got to conversing with my pal, Rachel. She casually mentioned a bike commuter Instructable she was working on. I thought nothing of it until I was seated at my desk, staring at a tupperware of air plants left over from a previous project I...
By: deenakhattab

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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/
Tools for 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/2KHT/HY086DGS/F232KHTHY086DGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/2KHT/HY086DGS/F232KHTHY086DGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/2KHT/HY086DGS/F232KHTHY086DGS.SMALL.jpg kevinandersen So you bought yourself a 3D Printer, maybe a PrintrBot Simple Metal like I did, and you want to get started taking over the world with your mad printing skills. Before you do, however, I've made a list of tools that I think can make your daily life with a 3D-printer a lot easier... Masking tape B...
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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/
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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