Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - 3D-Printing http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 05:34:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-3D-printed-beaded-ball-chain-drive-pul/
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SMALL.jpg anisabboud In this instructable, I will explain how to design a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley that works with the Stepper Motor NEMA 17.In one of my projects in the CMSC838F class at the University of Maryland (taught by Prof. Jon Froehlich), we put a stuffed bunny on the lab's window, and using Mi...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:22:24 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 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
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
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
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
Straw Cable/Wire Management Sleeve for 3d Printers and Arduino Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-CableWire-Management-Sleeve-for-3d-Printers-/
Straw Cable/Wire Management Sleeve for 3d Printers and Arduino Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/U8FH/HZ2ITY8E/FM4U8FHHZ2ITY8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/U8FH/HZ2ITY8E/FM4U8FHHZ2ITY8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/U8FH/HZ2ITY8E/FM4U8FHHZ2ITY8E.SMALL.jpg Gibbtronic This is an instructable for how to make a cheap cable management sleeve using a straw. It's a good way to re-use some unwanted rubbish and tidy up your cables at the same time.I recently built a low budget I3 Prusa 3D printer using parts sourced from cheap suppliers in Taiwan and plastic components...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:46:24 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
Simple spring clamps for torch light on bicycle (3D printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-spring-clamps-for-torch-light-on-bicycle-3D/
Simple spring clamps for torch light on bicycle (3D printing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/AFEN/HYY8NL4P/FRJAFENHYY8NL4P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/AFEN/HYY8NL4P/FRJAFENHYY8NL4P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/AFEN/HYY8NL4P/FRJAFENHYY8NL4P.SMALL.jpg danleow This is a simple spring clamp for torch light and bicycle handle bar. I have attached the STL files, there are two parts:Part 1: Torch light clamp with two stl files, clamplight1v1.stl and clamplight2v1.stl.Part 2: Bicycle handle bar with two stl files, clampbar1v1.stl and clampbar2v1.stl.The metal ...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:43:50 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
Fa"Isu"(フェ”イス”) http://www.instructables.com/id/FaIsu/
Fa"Isu"(フェ”イス”) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/E439/HYWT7FV6/F3BE439HYWT7FV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/E439/HYWT7FV6/F3BE439HYWT7FV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/E439/HYWT7FV6/F3BE439HYWT7FV6.SMALL.jpg Ossan2go This is Fa"Isu"(face stool)for TenkaizuBudoukai.Fa"Isu" is two sets of stool.Material:MDF2.5mm 1820×910mm 2sheetsSize:H240*W520*L420How to make0. Making a trial piece1. Cut (Red line is cutting)2. Assemble[tools] laser cutting machine(trotec speedy 300) 3D printer(cube) Software : 123D Design 123D...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:59:53 PDT
1€ filament spool holder http://www.instructables.com/id/1-filament-spool-holder/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:57:06 PDT
PVC PLA Plastic Roll Holder for 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-PLA-Plastic-Roll-Holder-for-3D-Printing/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:39:58 PDT
Objet 3D Printer Fit Tests http://www.instructables.com/id/Objet-3D-Printer-Fit-Tests/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:50:45 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 Pinted Spool Reel http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Pinted-Spool-Reel/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 02:19:40 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
3D Modeling San Francisco Cisterns http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Modeling-San-Francisco-Cisterns/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:39:26 PDT
Falcon Hand V1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Falcon-Hand-V1/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 15:25:28 PDT
Use 3D printer to print the enclosure for pcDuino 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-3D-printer-to-print-the-enclosure-for-pcDuino-/
Use 3D printer to print the enclosure for pcDuino 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/8YSC/HYFNWCQH/F668YSCHYFNWCQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/8YSC/HYFNWCQH/F668YSCHYFNWCQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/8YSC/HYFNWCQH/F668YSCHYFNWCQH.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo pcDuino is a new star in the open source market, it has the Arduino IDE, it is easy for you to have the access to arbitrary electronic just like the Arduino, in other hand, if you need the power or an ARM-based processor to run Linux, the pcDuino is your best choice, for it can use as a Single-board...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 11:49:54 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
Resinators: DIY 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Resinators/
Resinators: DIY 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/XWZF/HY9Y4I2N/FX9XWZFHY9Y4I2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/XWZF/HY9Y4I2N/FX9XWZFHY9Y4I2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/XWZF/HY9Y4I2N/FX9XWZFHY9Y4I2N.SMALL.jpg kschrader02 We are a team of three interns at TI this summer that worked on a design challenge together. This year's 2014 intern design challenge at Texas Instruments featured a DIY theme. Our first thought was, what's something that's not extremely accessible or thought of as DIY? How about a 3D printer! Our t...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:48:57 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
Shadow Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-Sculpture/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:16:53 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
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...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:21:23 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...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:40:26 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...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:33:59 PDT
Chaveiro Fabber / Fabber Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Chaveiro-Fabber-Fabber-Keychain/
Chaveiro Fabber / Fabber Keychain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/FS11/HY0IEYB0/FIPFS11HY0IEYB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/FS11/HY0IEYB0/FIPFS11HY0IEYB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/FS11/HY0IEYB0/FIPFS11HY0IEYB0.SMALL.jpg Garagem Fab Lab O chaveiro Fabber é um produto que nossos participantes recebem no Curso Degustação. O significado de 'Fabber' na cultura maker é um fabricante, fazedor, produtor. Siga o passo a passo pra fazer o chaveiro na impressora 3D e seja um Fabber também. Se você não tem uma impressora 3D procure um Fab Lab...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:06:56 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
100% Solved - Clean blocked extruder nozzle in 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Solved-Clean-blocked-nozzle-in-3D-printing/
100% Solved - Clean blocked extruder nozzle in 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/SIGW/HXYA49O5/FYPSIGWHXYA49O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/SIGW/HXYA49O5/FYPSIGWHXYA49O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/SIGW/HXYA49O5/FYPSIGWHXYA49O5.SMALL.jpg danleow Signs of blocked nozzle when filament are not extruding uniformly, extrude very thin filament than usual or not coming out from nozzle. What you need: (It will cost you less than $15)1. Acetone ($7 for small bottle)2. Torch (Available on eBay at around $5) 3. Very thin wireImportant note: Please rea...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:30:08 PDT
Running the Pier 9 Zcorp 450 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Running-the-Pier-9-Zcorp-450-3D-Printer/
Running the Pier 9 Zcorp 450 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/TP6D/HXWIFVFS/FDRTP6DHXWIFVFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/TP6D/HXWIFVFS/FDRTP6DHXWIFVFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/TP6D/HXWIFVFS/FDRTP6DHXWIFVFS.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Too big for the Objet? To detailed for support removal? Don't want to wait for Shapeways? Need full color but the MCor is just not going to work? It sounds like you may have the perfect print for the Zcorp 450!The Zcorp is a bit different than any of the other printers at the Pier. It's process...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:06:22 PDT
3D Printed Halloween Ghost ignited with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Halloween-Ghost-ignited-with-LEDs/
3D Printed Halloween Ghost ignited with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/B0L3/HXV5XZ30/FGYB0L3HXV5XZ30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/B0L3/HXV5XZ30/FGYB0L3HXV5XZ30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/B0L3/HXV5XZ30/FGYB0L3HXV5XZ30.SMALL.jpg 3DPrintingGirls This cute 3D Printed Ghost is perfect for your Halloween party or library program! Use this Instructable as a guide for your MAKER program. 3D print the Ghost Here’s the file for the Ghost – (not my design)http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:163877I printed ½ scale on a Printrbot Simple that I built...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 19:33:00 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...
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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...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:24:51 PDT
Clean 3d printer bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-3d-printer-bed/
Clean 3d printer bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/GEK0/HXLMV43V/FG4GEK0HXLMV43V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/GEK0/HXLMV43V/FG4GEK0HXLMV43V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/GEK0/HXLMV43V/FG4GEK0HXLMV43V.SMALL.jpg cartercar__ This guide is a quick and easy way to make your 3d printer's bed looking new! Don't burn yourself Don't do it! make sure the bed is cool enough for you to touch What you need Rubbing alcohol, cotton balls and a PLASTIC spatula. Not metal it will ruin the bed. Clean Splash the cotton ball i...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:49:38 PDT
3D print a contemporary Vajra http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-print-a-contemporary-Vajra/
3D print a contemporary Vajra - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/KMZ5/HXMUZ9Q5/FCAKMZ5HXMUZ9Q5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/KMZ5/HXMUZ9Q5/FCAKMZ5HXMUZ9Q5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/KMZ5/HXMUZ9Q5/FCAKMZ5HXMUZ9Q5.SMALL.jpg Aminimal For fun, we sketched a form and sent it out for a 3D print with Shapeways.With a form that is simple for us to make, we wanted to share the process of designing this step by step to help others learn Rhino and 3D printing as a tool for creation. After creating the form, our friends mentioned it look...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:46:10 PDT
Hubless Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Hubless-Gear/
Hubless Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/SLSI/HXLMOFPP/F8SSLSIHXLMOFPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/SLSI/HXLMOFPP/F8SSLSIHXLMOFPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/SLSI/HXLMOFPP/F8SSLSIHXLMOFPP.SMALL.jpg daveenterprises IntroductionIn order to understand this project, one must first understand the concept of a hubless wheel. A hubless wheel is basically a wheel without a center, which is empty. Hubless technology is still an emerging field and has a lot of promise for the future. Many applications such as automotiv...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 06:28:37 PDT
Satellites: Algorithmic Light Sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/Satellites-Algorithmic-Light-Sculptures/
Satellites: Algorithmic Light Sculptures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/88EI/HXHRI5DB/FWI88EIHXHRI5DB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/88EI/HXHRI5DB/FWI88EIHXHRI5DB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/88EI/HXHRI5DB/FWI88EIHXHRI5DB.SMALL.jpg gimmieyamane Intro:Satellites was designed as physically executable procedure for making light sculptures that manifests differently every time it is made. The final result is system for making intended to empower the end user as an active and necessary participant in the design process rather than a passive c...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 16:50:38 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 ...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 05:39:01 PDT
Quality Finish 3D Prints with Acetone http://www.instructables.com/id/Quality-Finish-3D-Prints-with-Acetone/
Quality Finish 3D Prints with Acetone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/QPCF/HXHR8OMA/F4OQPCFHXHR8OMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/QPCF/HXHR8OMA/F4OQPCFHXHR8OMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/QPCF/HXHR8OMA/F4OQPCFHXHR8OMA.SMALL.jpg zkus 3D printing is great. With one machine, you can create nearly any shape to satisfy your rapid prototyping needs. But sometimes, you dont want a prototype. You want a nice, strong, high quality final product. With just a little post print work with Acetone on your ABS prints, you can have it.Acetone ...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:27:32 PDT
Tardis Cookie Cutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Tardis-Cookie-Cutters/
Tardis Cookie Cutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/AZ28/HXG6Q8QY/FVJAZ28HXG6Q8QY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/AZ28/HXG6Q8QY/FVJAZ28HXG6Q8QY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/AZ28/HXG6Q8QY/FVJAZ28HXG6Q8QY.SMALL.jpg gimmieyamane Software/ResourcesTo start, you'll need a 3D modeling program (i used Rhino), Adobe Illustrator, and somewhere to 3D print your model (I used my makerbot). You can also download my .stl file if you want to save some time and skip to the printing step. Trace Image Set up your vector imageTo make t...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:00:59 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...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 17:00:51 PDT
How to light up your 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-light-up-your-3D-Printer/
How to light up your 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/FFPP/HXDPGEFU/FFSFFPPHXDPGEFU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/FFPP/HXDPGEFU/FFSFFPPHXDPGEFU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/FFPP/HXDPGEFU/FFSFFPPHXDPGEFU.SMALL.jpg aldricnegrier The title is somewhat misleading ... the correct long one should have been:How to attach a RGB LED strip to your RepRapr Prusa i3 3D Printer Acrylic Frame for better/stunning illuminationAnyways, this instructable will guide you through the process of lighting up your RepRap 3D printers Acrylic fram...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 15:34:48 PDT