Instructables: exploring - software - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:38:23 PST BLOX v1.01 Make a 123D Capture into an Inventor Solid Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-123D-Capture-into-an-Inventor-Solid-Model/
Make a 123D Capture into an Inventor Solid Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/2RKW/I0YFZSJA/FZT2RKWI0YFZSJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/2RKW/I0YFZSJA/FZT2RKWI0YFZSJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/2RKW/I0YFZSJA/FZT2RKWI0YFZSJA.SMALL.jpg xbremer This tutorial is to take 123D captures (or other meshes) and convert them to editable solids in Inventor using the following workflow:Autodesk 123DAutodesk MeshmixerNetfabbAutodesk Mesh EnablerAutodesk Inventor Take a 123D capture Grab Autodesk's 123D app to capture the geometry of whatever it is...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 17:32:29 PDT
Introduction to MEL Scripting in Maya: 3D Fractals http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-MEL-Scripting-in-Maya-3D-Fractals/
Introduction to MEL Scripting in Maya: 3D Fractals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/5WUT/HYZX91NB/FFC5WUTHYZX91NB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/5WUT/HYZX91NB/FFC5WUTHYZX91NB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/5WUT/HYZX91NB/FFC5WUTHYZX91NB.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali Maya is a very powerful tool for creating 3D animations and motion graphics. You can model, texture, light, animate, and render within the same environment. Maya's visual interface is powerful and deep. It allows people to build very complex scenes and animations. But sometimes, using Maya's visual ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:11:50 PDT
Gif-Tastic http://www.instructables.com/id/Gif-Tastic/
Gif-Tastic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/CAP4/HZ13K39T/FV0CAP4HZ13K39T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/CAP4/HZ13K39T/FV0CAP4HZ13K39T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/CAP4/HZ13K39T/FV0CAP4HZ13K39T.SMALL.gif Becca Rose Over the past couple of years quite a few people have asked me how to make an animated gif, as I LOVE a good old animated gif, and make them loads to document my creative work. Here I will lead you through making an animated gif from photos with photoshop, but you can use the same method to animate...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:10:41 PDT
Understanding & Learning Maya's Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Understanding-Learning-Mayas-Interface/
Understanding & Learning Maya's Interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/8CS6/HYZ9DT03/FU28CS6HYZ9DT03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/8CS6/HYZ9DT03/FU28CS6HYZ9DT03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/8CS6/HYZ9DT03/FU28CS6HYZ9DT03.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali Maya is one of the most powerful tools for doing 3D modeling, animation, rendering, lighting, dynamics, scripting, and more. Most people take years to discover Maya's power and capabilities. I've been using Maya since 2005, and I'm still learned what its capable of. You can pretty much do anything i...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:07:19 PDT
Printing Hollow Delicate Objects Using an Objet500 Connex 3D Printers (or, how to export STL files from Fusion 360) http://www.instructables.com/id/Printing-Hollow-Delicate-Objects-Using-the-Objet-3/
Printing Hollow Delicate Objects Using an Objet500 Connex 3D Printers (or, how to export STL files from Fusion 360) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/YGJ0/HTZ3F2D1/FLCYGJ0HTZ3F2D1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/YGJ0/HTZ3F2D1/FLCYGJ0HTZ3F2D1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/YGJ0/HTZ3F2D1/FLCYGJ0HTZ3F2D1.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan This is a short guide with a couple of tips and tricks to successfully print delicate hollow objects using the Objet500 Connex 3D Printers. Making a delicate shape Draw a shape. Any shape.I chose to draw a Quadball and elongate it along one of its axis. It kind of looks like an egg.Then, I tur...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:58:10 PDT
Spoken Word Chess Pieces http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Own-Personal-Chess-Set-or-how-to-import-and-sca/
Spoken Word Chess Pieces - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/OQTZ/HTTMZJGG/F4SOQTZHTTMZJGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/OQTZ/HTTMZJGG/F4SOQTZHTTMZJGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/OQTZ/HTTMZJGG/F4SOQTZHTTMZJGG.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan I made some very personal chess pieces using my voice. Each piece is based on the shape of the sound I made while saying its name. It’s not a complete set, since the other side should be done the same way, but with the voice of my opponent. This is just a simple project to show how to import SVG ...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 03:18:11 PDT
Incredibility Powerful Resistance Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Incredibility-Powerful-Resistance-Calculator/
Incredibility Powerful Resistance Calculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/HK7J/HRI8RO7P/F89HK7JHRI8RO7P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/HK7J/HRI8RO7P/F89HK7JHRI8RO7P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/HK7J/HRI8RO7P/F89HK7JHRI8RO7P.SMALL.jpg russ_hensel The picture is the result of a a couple of resistance calculations and some plotting with it. The second picture is of an incredibly powerful calculator, for its day, but not a resistance calculator.  It is called the Difference Engine. You can read about it at:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Di...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:06:17 PST
Make A 2D Video Game with Unity http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-2D-Infinite-Runner-with-Unity/
Make A 2D Video Game with Unity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/6AP7/HR9V9EER/FLP6AP7HR9V9EER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/6AP7/HR9V9EER/FLP6AP7HR9V9EER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/6AP7/HR9V9EER/FLP6AP7HR9V9EER.SMALL.jpg fjordcarver In this Instructable, I will show you to make a really simple 2D Video game. It is an infinite runner style game, like "Fly with Me' or "DoodleJump". Try it out here!! I have provided a zip of the exe of the game I will be showing you how to make. Download it and give it a try. It is wholly i...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 19:01:27 PST
Woody UI Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Woody-UI-Kit/
Woody UI Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ICEX/HMC543FL/F2BICEXHMC543FL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ICEX/HMC543FL/F2BICEXHMC543FL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ICEX/HMC543FL/F2BICEXHMC543FL.SMALL.jpg fibasile This instructable shows how to build a Woody UI Kit.You can also get a ready to use kit from Woody UI Kit website woodyui.com. Description The Woody UI Kit is a low cost, low-fidelity prototyping tool for designing web and mobile interfaces using wooden blocks, paper and pencil. The Woody UI Kit ...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 05:43:02 PDT
A Stainless Steel Bitcoin Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Stainless-Steel-Bitcoin-Wallet/
A Stainless Steel Bitcoin Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/H4UK/HJKBK0L7/FMCH4UKHJKBK0L7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/H4UK/HJKBK0L7/FMCH4UKHJKBK0L7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/H4UK/HJKBK0L7/FMCH4UKHJKBK0L7.SMALL.jpg brendanjerwin This project is to make your own Stainless Steel Bitcoin Wallet. (https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Cold_storage) You can see it in action here:  Please, don't send any Bitcoins to the address on the wallet. If you must send them somewhere, how about here: 13AEtsPjyDm8SdhQFcwUMDJZYgR5hteZPS  :) Its p...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 22:00:33 PDT
Make a Brass Knuckles Spoon through 123D Catch, MeshMixer & MakerBot. http://www.instructables.com/id/Brass-Knuckles-Spoon/
Make a Brass Knuckles Spoon through 123D Catch, MeshMixer & MakerBot. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/M2ZX/H8CVK4VZ/F8FM2ZXH8CVK4VZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/M2ZX/H8CVK4VZ/F8FM2ZXH8CVK4VZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/M2ZX/H8CVK4VZ/F8FM2ZXH8CVK4VZ.SMALL.jpg damonite This tutorial illustrates how to create a Brass Knuckles Spoon just in case a rowdy food fight breaks loose at your next dinner party. I used: -Autodesk 123D Catch to scan the image into CAD -Autodesk MeshMixer to massage & patch up the CAD surfaces -MakerBot Replicator to 3D print the spoon -KeySho...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 22:31:05 PDT
SharedCinema http://www.instructables.com/id/SharedCinema/
SharedCinema - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ARIU/HEBNHABC/FINARIUHEBNHABC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ARIU/HEBNHABC/FINARIUHEBNHABC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ARIU/HEBNHABC/FINARIUHEBNHABC.SMALL.jpg beau_trincia You know when dinner parties turn into video watch-a-thons? Let’s do that, but in public. Shared Cinema is a public video jukebox that activates urban spaces! As much as we love sharing and watching YouTube and Vimeo from our browsers, these experiences are insular. While in a public space that is ...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 01:09:39 PDT
Visualizing Current Flow through a Resistor Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Visualizing-Circuits/
Visualizing Current Flow through a Resistor Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/F9MF/HCB8U2GG/FCNF9MFHCB8U2GG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/F9MF/HCB8U2GG/FCNF9MFHCB8U2GG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/F9MF/HCB8U2GG/FCNF9MFHCB8U2GG.SMALL.jpg StumpChunkman I tend to help people out when they have electronics projects they want advice on. I have a basic understanding of electronics, and don't really know how electricity works. I had that idea that creating a visualization of the electron flow within a circuit might help me understand better what's goin...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:37:00 PST
Perfume Bottle - 123D Catch & Mesh Mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfume-Bottle-123D-Catch-Mesh-Mixer/
Perfume Bottle - 123D Catch & Mesh Mixer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/XL1W/H8CVFWMH/F6QXL1WH8CVFWMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/XL1W/H8CVFWMH/F6QXL1WH8CVFWMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/XL1W/H8CVFWMH/F6QXL1WH8CVFWMH.SMALL.jpg Plarky This tutorial explains a technique for using 123D Catch to get an easy 3D scan of your your favorite ceramic Vase then 'grow' twigs out of it to create a 3D model and render. Once you have the scan or "catch" the tutorial will take you through a technique to clean it up and manipulate it ready for r...
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Thu, 25 Oct 2012 23:00:28 PDT
Prototyping on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-on-the-cheap/
Prototyping on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/186I/H82UHJIO/F7W186IH82UHJIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/186I/H82UHJIO/F7W186IH82UHJIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/186I/H82UHJIO/F7W186IH82UHJIO.SMALL.jpg youknowwho4eva In reality this started several years ago, with an idea I had with no way to implement. I've been using 3D printing for a while now, but even the most inexpensive material can be costly. I wanted to be able to print cut outs on paper to build a model using paper. But paper isn't cheap either. And ho...
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Wed, 10 Oct 2012 11:58:02 PDT
Creating your first iOS app http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-your-first-iOS-app/
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 16:53:44 PDT
How to create a Catch using the 123D Catch web app http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-Catch-using-the-123D-Catch-web-app/
How to create a Catch using the 123D Catch web app - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/U06F/H5035JJH/F7QU06FH5035JJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/U06F/H5035JJH/F7QU06FH5035JJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/U06F/H5035JJH/F7QU06FH5035JJH.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink In this instructable I'm going to walk you through creating a Catch using the 123D Catch web app. 123D Catch is a totally free piece of the software that turns photos into 3D models. It's available (as of right now) for PC, on iPad and also as a web app, which is what I use! To see what other peop...
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Wed, 25 Jul 2012 14:42:39 PDT
Animated Watercolour Map for Cycle Tour/Race Videos http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Watercolour-Map-for-Cycle-TourRace-Video/
Animated Watercolour Map for Cycle Tour/Race Videos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/YVWH/H4AGJY61/FFUYVWHH4AGJY61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/YVWH/H4AGJY61/FFUYVWHH4AGJY61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/YVWH/H4AGJY61/FFUYVWHH4AGJY61.SMALL.jpg ossum Introduction I always record GPS traces of my cycle expeditions, as well as often recording videos, so when I go somewhere interesting I like to combine the two when I get back home. After coming across Stamen's beautiful watercolour maps, I knew that I had found the missing ingredient. My process n...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 00:26:06 PDT
Using Kinect Hacks for Dance Training http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-KInect-Hacks-to-train-in-dance/
Using Kinect Hacks for Dance Training - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/2A8B/H4AGKG6J/FM92A8BH4AGKG6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/2A8B/H4AGKG6J/FM92A8BH4AGKG6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/2A8B/H4AGKG6J/FM92A8BH4AGKG6J.SMALL.jpg kelcynewton This is a project we worked on at the Georgia Governor's Honors Program over the summer in our Technology major! We got to pick whatever project we wished so we chose to merge dance and technology using the motion tracking technology of the Kinect and the newly released Microsoft Kinect SDK. The mai...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 06:58:14 PDT
How to Read Manga On Your Kindle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Read-Manga-On-Your-Kindle/
How to Read Manga On Your Kindle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/7KQJ/H4AGK0N9/FEP7KQJH4AGK0N9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/7KQJ/H4AGK0N9/FEP7KQJH4AGK0N9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/7KQJ/H4AGK0N9/FEP7KQJH4AGK0N9.SMALL.jpg RIU This instructable will show you how to read your manga on your kindle!!!! (This can also be done with comics) What you need: 1) a program for kindle by Kovid Goyal • Calibre   (it's free and you can download it here) 2) Manga files ( preferably in JPEG, PNG, or JPG) • it doesn't matter whether t...
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 16:04:19 PDT
How to Embed Photos in an Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Embed-Photos-in-an-Instructable/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/14GN/H401UXBX/FWJ14GNH401UXBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/14GN/H401UXBX/FWJ14GNH401UXBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/14GN/H401UXBX/FWJ14GNH401UXBX.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam Recently, I've been trying out making Instructables with photo-only instructions (see my Rosette and Mesh Decolletage Instructables).  For simple Instructables, I think it's a format that looks good, and I like the idea of wordless instructions. If you'd like to try this yourself, here's a quick tu...
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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 13:27:43 PDT
How to use stress analysis in Autodesk Inventor to test your parts. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-stress-analysis-in-Autodesk-Inventor-to/
How to use stress analysis in Autodesk Inventor to test your parts. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/LJZP/H1JUITHO/F3ZLJZPH1JUITHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/LJZP/H1JUITHO/F3ZLJZPH1JUITHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/LJZP/H1JUITHO/F3ZLJZPH1JUITHO.SMALL.jpg codyweston111 This is an intro to Autodesk Inventors stress analysis feature.  When making parts and assemblies it is extremely important to know where the critical stress and fail points are in your design.  The stress analysis feature removes the guesswork and over engineering in your design.   The two things ...
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Tue, 1 May 2012 14:01:06 PDT
Advanced Color Correcting Using the 3-Way Color Corrector in FCP http://www.instructables.com/id/Advnaced-Color-Correcting-Using-the-3-Way-Color-Co/
Advanced Color Correcting Using the 3-Way Color Corrector in FCP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/RRHM/H05NKKNO/FODRRHMH05NKKNO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/RRHM/H05NKKNO/FODRRHMH05NKKNO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/RRHM/H05NKKNO/FODRRHMH05NKKNO.SMALL.jpg RoryWard The 3-Way Color Corrector in Final Cut Pro is an amazing tool to add that final touch to your movie project. In the following steps I will show you a simple way to add versatility to your color correcting and how to achieve that desired cinematic look. Bring Clip Into Timeline Let's get started!...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2012 22:59:59 PDT
Desktop Lamp simple. http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Lamp-simple/
Desktop Lamp simple. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/9J86/GYDJWMZ1/FWN9J86GYDJWMZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/9J86/GYDJWMZ1/FWN9J86GYDJWMZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/9J86/GYDJWMZ1/FWN9J86GYDJWMZ1.SMALL.jpg JesseHarringtonAu I created this desktop lamp because I was inspired by another one I saw on Instructables but wanted something a bit simpler in style and creation. Created with Autodesk Inventor, 123D Make http://123D Make and at TechShop http://techshop.ws CAD it. 1) I first drew the Overall shape of the lamp t...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 16:46:49 PST
Digital Roman Numeral clock http://www.instructables.com/id/roman-numeral-clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/2H7X/GT19NKZZ/FED2H7XGT19NKZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/2H7X/GT19NKZZ/FED2H7XGT19NKZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/2H7X/GT19NKZZ/FED2H7XGT19NKZZ.SMALL.jpg tmig A Digital Roman Numeral Clock See it in action in the quicktime movies attached ! There are many ways to display time in both analog and digital, but one never seen by most is a digital Roman numeral clock. I have created one using the following parts: -PIC18F8F46K20 starter kit -PICKit2 from Mic...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 10:25:04 PDT
Inventor-Deadmau5 Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Inventor-Deadmau5-Head/
Inventor-Deadmau5 Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/F8WC/GRSXG27C/FG1F8WCGRSXG27C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/F8WC/GRSXG27C/FG1F8WCGRSXG27C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/F8WC/GRSXG27C/FG1F8WCGRSXG27C.SMALL.jpg mangomango This isnt a very hard project, but it would definetly help if you knew your way around inventor because I use alot of the lingo, other than that im gonna give you a pretty straight forward tutorial.  The measurments are in inches, and I used 2011 just in case any one wants to know and if anyone has ...
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Fri, 26 Aug 2011 09:12:05 PDT
Fractals: How to make a Computer-Generated Angel's Wing http://www.instructables.com/id/Fractals-How-to-make-a-Computer-Generated-Angels/
Fractals: How to make a Computer-Generated Angel's Wing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/OINV/GROOOK52/FTZOINVGROOOK52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/OINV/GROOOK52/FTZOINVGROOOK52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/OINV/GROOOK52/FTZOINVGROOOK52.SMALL.jpg Tararoys This tutorial assumes you have zero knowledge of fractals or of Apophysis. In order to use Apophysis, you must use Windows. (There are a few versions( specifically Apophysis-J) that can be used on all operating systems, but I have no experience with these.) The latest versions of Apophysis can b...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 10:42:26 PDT
Converting EPub Formatted Books to Use on the Kindle http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-EPub-Formatted-Books-to-Use-on-the-Kind/
Converting EPub Formatted Books to Use on the Kindle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/95T8/GI0TCTST/FNI95T8GI0TCTST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/95T8/GI0TCTST/FNI95T8GI0TCTST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/95T8/GI0TCTST/FNI95T8GI0TCTST.SMALL.jpg Tool Using Animal The new collection of Instructables Ebooks will not work natively on the Amazon Kindle. This can be fixed with a simple conversion to a supported format. Download the software The conversion is accomplished through the use of the free and open source  Calibre ebook Management software. Simply...
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Mon, 27 Dec 2010 13:41:15 PST
IBLIT - An Instructable Editor for Offline Use http://www.instructables.com/id/IBLIT-An-Instructable-Editor-for-Offline-Use/
IBLIT - An Instructable Editor for Offline Use - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/TVCI/GGC2UQ7T/F70TVCIGGC2UQ7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/TVCI/GGC2UQ7T/F70TVCIGGC2UQ7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/TVCI/GGC2UQ7T/F70TVCIGGC2UQ7T.SMALL.jpg bikeframe Old saying, "Give a kid a hammer and everything looks like a nail." New saying, "Give me Instructables.com and everything looks like an Ible." I enjoy writing Instructables ("Ibles"). After I wrote my eigth one using the online Ible editor at Instructables.com, I decided I needed to organize ...
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Sun, 14 Nov 2010 05:03:03 PST
For Halloween... Why Not be Yourself? http://www.instructables.com/id/For-Halloween-Why-Not-be-Yourself/
For Halloween... Why Not be Yourself? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/LQW0/GFRWQPWK/FKDLQW0GFRWQPWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/LQW0/GFRWQPWK/FKDLQW0GFRWQPWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/LQW0/GFRWQPWK/FKDLQW0GFRWQPWK.SMALL.jpg MastaAzumarek I had an original plan to be something else for Halloween, but then because of time constraints and school decided to go with an easier project, a head of myself.  Sorry about the low quality images... only got my webcam working at the moment. EDIT: I forgot to mention this, but I got the idea from...
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Wed, 3 Nov 2010 16:01:50 PDT
Backing Up Your Instructables Inbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Backing-Up-Your-Instructables-Inbox/
Backing Up Your Instructables Inbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/ZBLE/GE39IIX0/F8NZBLEGE39IIX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/ZBLE/GE39IIX0/F8NZBLEGE39IIX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/ZBLE/GE39IIX0/F8NZBLEGE39IIX0.SMALL.jpg Jayefuu This instructable contains instructions on how to set up and use a Perl script I wrote for Steveastrouk to allow him to download all of the messages in his Instructables inbox and open them in Thunderbird or any email client that can handle .eml files. Once you've used the script you'll be able to ...
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Thu, 16 Sep 2010 15:26:45 PDT
Make hobbyist PCBs with professional CAD tools by modifying "Design Rules" http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-hobbyist-PCBs-with-professional-CAD-tools-by-/
Make hobbyist PCBs with professional CAD tools by modifying "Design Rules" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/FKSN/U1OEP27Y3M7/F58FKSNU1OEP27Y3M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/FKSN/U1OEP27Y3M7/F58FKSNU1OEP27Y3M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/FKSN/U1OEP27Y3M7/F58FKSNU1OEP27Y3M7.SMALL.jpg westfw It's nice that there are some professional circuit board tools available to the hobbyists. Here are some tips for using them ito design boards that don't need a professional fabricator to actually MAKE them... Introduction, part 1 - my gripe There are numerous tutorials on the net about making ...
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Thu, 4 May 2006 03:02:28 PDT
Time-Lapse Photography Processing Using GIMP http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-Photography-Processing-Using-GIMP/
Time-Lapse Photography Processing Using GIMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/LDFG/GAA0XDE4/FQZLDFGGAA0XDE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/LDFG/GAA0XDE4/FQZLDFGGAA0XDE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/LDFG/GAA0XDE4/FQZLDFGGAA0XDE4.SMALL.jpg V-Man737 After taking several pictures of clouds outside my home, I noticed that they were at very nearly the same direction. By viewing them in rapid succession, they almost looked like a frame-by-frame time-lapse animation. I decided to turn it into an animated .gif file to share with my friends and family...
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Wed, 16 Jun 2010 07:47:09 PDT
Make an Instructables header http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Instructables-header/
Make an Instructables header - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/40WX/G7YFZZ43/FJL40WXG7YFZZ43.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/40WX/G7YFZZ43/FJL40WXG7YFZZ43.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/40WX/G7YFZZ43/FJL40WXG7YFZZ43.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus The Instructables header has always been pretty straightforward, but we thought it would be fun to play around with some images up top that relate to making things. To make it a little more interesting, we didn't want to add any elements to the photo later in Photoshop. We could tweak the images a...
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Tue, 13 Apr 2010 16:16:27 PDT
Breaking apart text using Excel http://www.instructables.com/id/Breaking-apart-text-using-Excel/
Breaking apart text using Excel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/PG6N/FQCTIVUP/FXWPG6NFQCTIVUP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/PG6N/FQCTIVUP/FXWPG6NFQCTIVUP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/PG6N/FQCTIVUP/FXWPG6NFQCTIVUP.SMALL.jpg KEUrban This instructable will show you how to break apart (in computer lingo, parse) text using Excel. The instructable will introduce you to some of the text-handling commands in Excel. This instructable will be based on Excel 2007, but will work in any recent version of the software. The technique can be...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2009 19:28:51 PST
Making a PostSecret in Photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-PostSecret-in-Photoshop/
Making a PostSecret in Photoshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/XLSS/FE5XT2YL/FQBXLSSFE5XT2YL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/XLSS/FE5XT2YL/FQBXLSSFE5XT2YL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/XLSS/FE5XT2YL/FQBXLSSFE5XT2YL.SMALL.jpg AmandaRose Have you heard of PostSecret?PostSecret is an ongoing community art project where it allows people to anonymously mail in homemade postcards with their secrets on them. There are no restrictions on the secrets, except they must be true and have never been told before.Frank Warren, the creator of the...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2008 12:13:56 PDT
Making Images seamless horizontally or vertically only (for "The GIMP") . http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Images-seamless-horizontally-or-vertically-/
Making Images seamless horizontally or vertically only (for "The GIMP") . - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/W1SZ/FCEILWA4/FATW1SZFCEILWA4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/W1SZ/FCEILWA4/FATW1SZFCEILWA4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/W1SZ/FCEILWA4/FATW1SZFCEILWA4.SMALL.jpg kamathln If you try the "Make seamless" plug-in in GIMP, it will make the image seamless both horizontally and vertically at the same time. It will not allow you to make it seamless in only one dimension. This instructable will help you to make images seamless in only the dimension of your choice. ...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2008 07:27:27 PST
Use Spells to Control Your Computer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Spells-to-Control-Your-Computer!/
Use Spells to Control Your Computer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/K7QI/F45H94O8/FHRK7QIF45H94O8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/K7QI/F45H94O8/FHRK7QIF45H94O8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/K7QI/F45H94O8/FHRK7QIF45H94O8.SMALL.jpg technick29 Ever wanted to use spells like Harry Potter? With a little work, and some voice recognition, this can be mastered.Things you need for this project:A computer with Windows XP or VistaA microphoneSome time and patience!If you enjoyed this Instructable, hit me up with a plus! Thanks. :DFeatured on Gi...
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Mon, 16 Jul 2007 22:14:15 PDT
Welcome to the Matrix in Command Prompt http://www.instructables.com/id/Welcome-to-the-Matrix-in-Command-Prompt/
Welcome to the Matrix in Command Prompt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/24XR/F5Y3YRU7/FSY24XRF5Y3YRU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/24XR/F5Y3YRU7/FSY24XRF5Y3YRU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/24XR/F5Y3YRU7/FSY24XRF5Y3YRU7.SMALL.jpg Brennn10 Here is a little "trick" to impress your friends in Command Prompt. It just makes your command prompt show up like it is the Matrix theme, and continually pressing enter helps it make even cooler! I learned this a few years ago, and I decided to make it into an Instructable. I love to go to Compu...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2007 18:39:32 PDT
3D CAD - Modeling Basic Mechanical Components #1 - Tie-Wrap Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-CAD---Modeling-Basic-Mechanical-Components-%231--/
3D CAD - Modeling Basic Mechanical Components #1 - Tie-Wrap Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/I7OP/AWFES175RRC/F66I7OPAWFES175RRC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/I7OP/AWFES175RRC/F66I7OPAWFES175RRC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/I7OP/AWFES175RRC/F66I7OPAWFES175RRC.SMALL.jpg cad_crew This tutorial is abouit modeling simple and basic mechanical components with 3D Mechanical CAD programs, Specifically one called Alibre Xpress, a freely available 3D MCAD prgram available from Alibre, Inc. at www.alibre.com/xpress · You will learn to use a basic created default file as a starting ...
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Wed, 13 Sep 2006 11:12:51 PDT