Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - 3D-Printing http://www.instructables.com Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:38:09 PST BLOX v1.01 Replace the X-axis idler on your Prusa i3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-the-X-axis-idler-on-your-Prusa-i3/
Replace the X-axis idler on your Prusa i3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FJ8/3JKU/I5BJ9JOR/FJ83JKUI5BJ9JOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FJ8/3JKU/I5BJ9JOR/FJ83JKUI5BJ9JOR.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FJ8/3JKU/I5BJ9JOR/FJ83JKUI5BJ9JOR.SMALL.jpg MindRealm I have enjoyed my FolgerTech Prusa i3 3D printer. It has presented very little trouble and taught me a great deal about 3D printing, parts design and troubleshooting... in a good way.This Instructable walks you through replacing the printed X-axis idler with a couple bearings to eliminate the wear y...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:38:11 PST
Download, edit and print your own parts from McMaster-Carr http://www.instructables.com/id/Download-Edit-And-Print-Your-Own-Parts-From-McMast/
Download, edit and print your own parts from McMaster-Carr - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/6C19/I59VYNZ5/FMM6C19I59VYNZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/6C19/I59VYNZ5/FMM6C19I59VYNZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/6C19/I59VYNZ5/FMM6C19I59VYNZ5.SMALL.jpg Ladycartoonist McMaster Carr is an amazing resource. It's well laid out, informative, comprehensive..but even better, they provide free 3D models for most of their parts. Not all, but many. What this means, is that if you have a 3D printer, you can download those files and print them out right at home! Find your...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:41:06 PST
Dies for tipping spiral steels http://www.instructables.com/id/Dies-for-tipping-spiral-steels/
Dies for tipping spiral steels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/ZHP9/I59VWL7V/FAFZHP9I59VWL7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/ZHP9/I59VWL7V/FAFZHP9I59VWL7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/ZHP9/I59VWL7V/FAFZHP9I59VWL7V.SMALL.jpg mette.wikkelso This is a rough instruction for making a set of dies for putting on tips on spiral steels, used in corsetry.I have made at set of dies for 7mm spiral steel, to be used in the prym setter. Print them in a 3D printer and stuff them into your prym setter and make lovely tipped spiral steel boning for y...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:33:10 PST
Liminal Mass: 3D Printed Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Liminal-Mass-3D-Printed-Ceiling/
Liminal Mass: 3D Printed Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Liminal MassLiminal Mass is a graft within ceiling architecture in a coastal house: a long, narrow piece suspended within the a ceiling annex. Responsive to the environment, the surface’s reflective properties will change throughout the day, alternating between opacity and translucency. Lighting com...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:48:48 PST
Fix broken screw holes with 3d printing pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-broken-screw-holes-with-3d-pen/
Fix broken screw holes with 3d printing pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/DWRX/I55MRMOG/F1ODWRXI55MRMOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/DWRX/I55MRMOG/F1ODWRXI55MRMOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/DWRX/I55MRMOG/F1ODWRXI55MRMOG.SMALL.jpg tmack0 Its happened to all of us (well, anyone that has pried apart a bunch of gadgets and gizmos with hidden latches and screws and not meant to be "user serviceable"): you pry apart a stubborn piece to find you actually broke a joint held together with a screw instead of another clip/latch. In this short...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:38:36 PST
Impossible 3D-printed bolt and nut http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-3D-printed-bolt-and-nut/
Impossible 3D-printed bolt and nut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/2ZJE/I53I3Q04/F732ZJEI53I3Q04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/2ZJE/I53I3Q04/F732ZJEI53I3Q04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/2ZJE/I53I3Q04/F732ZJEI53I3Q04.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools This 3D-printable file demonstrates a feature which can be used in 3D-printing. The nut and the bolt are separate parts of the same STL file. By leaving a small gap (roughly between 0,2 and 0,5 depending on your 3D printer and print settings) it is possible to let one object rest and adhere to anoth...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 23:19:58 PST
Build a Gear Time Quad Gear Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Gear-Time-Quad-Gear-Frame/
Build a Gear Time Quad Gear Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/9NY4/I50XLSQ4/F6N9NY4I50XLSQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/9NY4/I50XLSQ4/F6N9NY4I50XLSQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/9NY4/I50XLSQ4/F6N9NY4I50XLSQ4.SMALL.jpg GoTimeUS The Gear Time 3D print series was created by GoTime.us as a free-to-download 3D printable product that gave users a modular gear system which they could build, disassemble and rebuild. One of the simplest configurations was the Quad Gear Frame. This configuration involved 4 gears that were held to...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:13:08 PST
Super Spoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Spoon/
Super Spoon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/DYR6/I52CTFCB/F3XDYR6I52CTFCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/DYR6/I52CTFCB/F3XDYR6I52CTFCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/DYR6/I52CTFCB/F3XDYR6I52CTFCB.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker Have you ever tried to pump and shake "stuff" (that you paid for) out of the bottom of a container? Don't throw that "stuff" away, dig it out with the "Super Spoon." The "Super Spoon" can be 3d printed using the .stl file in this instructable (or go to 3dhubs.com to find someone locally who will p...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:28:23 PST
Assembly of e-NABLE's Raptor Reloaded Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembly-of-e-NABLEs-Raptor-Reloaded-Hand/
Assembly of e-NABLE's Raptor Reloaded Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/PCME/I50XC7ZT/FCHPCMEI50XC7ZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/PCME/I50XC7ZT/FCHPCMEI50XC7ZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/PCME/I50XC7ZT/FCHPCMEI50XC7ZT.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian The Raptor Reloaded is an updated release of the original that incorporates feedback from the e-NABLE community and has CAD design source files available in STEP, IGES, IPT, and F3D formats. Updates in the 12-17-14 release include: Improved print-ability due to custom modeled supports Cyborg Beast...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:42:19 PST
Compact Spool Holder K'Nex http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Spool-Holder-KNex/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 17:00:27 PST
3d printed mechanical hand http://www.instructables.com/id/d-printed-mechanical-hand/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 22:25:43 PST
How to spray chrome a 3D print with Cosmichrome http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-spray-chrome-a-3D-print-with-Cosmichrome/
How to spray chrome a 3D print with Cosmichrome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/BB4C/I55MX0HD/FWGBB4CI55MX0HD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/BB4C/I55MX0HD/FWGBB4CI55MX0HD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/BB4C/I55MX0HD/FWGBB4CI55MX0HD.SMALL.jpg goldtouchinc Cosmichrome is ideal for applying simulated gold, chrome, copper and nickel finishes to 3D prints. The coating is applied in a paint booth. Most 3D model shops already have paint facilities so Cosmichrome is a logical addition to 3D part production. In this example the skulls are SLAs. I believe the...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 17:26:24 PST
Ritual Pig Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Ritual-Pig-Head/
Ritual Pig Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/TLGB/I504YEU9/FTCTLGBI504YEU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/TLGB/I504YEU9/FTCTLGBI504YEU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/TLGB/I504YEU9/FTCTLGBI504YEU9.SMALL.jpg Velociraptor Lab I'm currently working on a project to build new fab lab in Seoul. Last week, there was a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction, and the main part of the ceremony was a traditional ritual called 'gosa'(고사).고사(告祀) [gosa] is a traditional ritual that is widely practiced in Korea, and also other ...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:13:59 PST
3-D printed illusion http://www.instructables.com/id/3-D-printed-illusion/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:06:16 PST
3D Printing Pen Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Pen-Tutorial/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:57:24 PST
Design for 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-for-3D-Printing/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 23:16:52 PST
Wireless 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-3D-Printing/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:08:59 PST
A Custom 3D Printed Adjustable Tripod Adapter for your Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Custom-3D-Printed-Adjustable-Tripod-Adapter-for-/
A Custom 3D Printed Adjustable Tripod Adapter for your Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/FT32/I4SCRGLU/FWYFT32I4SCRGLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/FT32/I4SCRGLU/FWYFT32I4SCRGLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/FT32/I4SCRGLU/FWYFT32I4SCRGLU.SMALL.jpg Lab290A I’ve been wanting an adapter that lets me use my phone camera for cool things like stop motion photography and timelapses, so I decided to design and 3D print one. I'm really happy with what I ended up with- it's really small and light, but it works just as well as a commercial tripod adapter. If yo...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 19:31:50 PST
3D Printed Head Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Head-Planters/
3D Printed Head Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer Some say that it's hard to find beauty and brains, but what if you could have beauty where the brains should be? If you've ever wanted to give your loved ones beautiful plastic busts of themselves, you're in luck! For this Instructable, I will show you how you can use 3d scanning to create personali...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:42:58 PST
Extremely Low Cost 3D Printable 3D Printer / Plotter / CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Extremely-Low-Cost-3D-Printable-3D-Printer-Plotter/
Extremely Low Cost 3D Printable 3D Printer / Plotter / CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SMALL.jpg wootin24 In this Instructable I will talk about how to build a basic three axis CNC machine. the machine itself relies on easy to find parts and the mechanical parts are all 3D printed. all of the 3D printed parts are designed by me and the files are provided, though they may need to be slightly modified de...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:38:08 PST
Embedding hardware into 3d Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Embedding-hardware-into-3d-Print/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:05:53 PST
Teaching Mike to Walk http://www.instructables.com/id/Teaching-Mike-to-Walk/
Teaching Mike to Walk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/J5I7/I4SCPQJP/F00J5I7I4SCPQJP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/J5I7/I4SCPQJP/F00J5I7I4SCPQJP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/J5I7/I4SCPQJP/F00J5I7I4SCPQJP.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker This is a 3d printed, Arduino controlled, six degrees of freedom, walking robot. Well--sort of. He walked better on an umbilical cord than with his fat stomach and big head (sounds like some people I know). More about that later.The concept was to make a smart walking base that would accept controls...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:16:57 PST
Adjustable Face Jack-O-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Configurable-Jack-O-Lantern-With-Moving/
Adjustable Face Jack-O-Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/VGFN/I4UGH0FK/FHEVGFNI4UGH0FK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/VGFN/I4UGH0FK/FHEVGFNI4UGH0FK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/VGFN/I4UGH0FK/FHEVGFNI4UGH0FK.SMALL.jpg VickyTGAW One of the great things about 3D printing is you can print multiple parts that are printed interlocked in their proper spots so they come off the printer already assembled! This past October, I tried my hand at "moving parts" to make a “Dial-O-Lantern” toy for my kids. The concept was a 3D printed...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:44:10 PST
Social Topographies of San Francisco http://www.instructables.com/id/Social-Topographies-of-San-Francisco/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:08:45 PST
Design and Print a Bespoke Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-Print-a-Bespoke-Charging-Station/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 20:57:44 PST
Flip Cup Trophy http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Cup-Trophy/
Flip Cup Trophy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/LOWO/I4SCPDER/FJWLOWOI4SCPDER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/LOWO/I4SCPDER/FJWLOWOI4SCPDER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/LOWO/I4SCPDER/FJWLOWOI4SCPDER.SMALL.jpg BryantM I have recently embarked on a journey to create a flip cup trophy. A few years removed from college my friends and I occasionally re-live the past with a guys vs girls flip cup challenge. I figure what could add more excitement to our booze filled competition than the idea of bringing home a souve...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 18:34:55 PST
How to make a simple 3D house using Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-3D-house-using-Blender/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 17:41:14 PST
Using SketchUp / Making a Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-SketchUp-Making-a-Fan/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 17:30:49 PST
Copy a Car Key with a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Copy-a-Car-Key-with-a-3D-Printer/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:41:06 PST
Custom Sunglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Sunglasses/
Custom Sunglasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/0QF6/I4UNHRYQ/FF20QF6I4UNHRYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/0QF6/I4UNHRYQ/FF20QF6I4UNHRYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/0QF6/I4UNHRYQ/FF20QF6I4UNHRYQ.SMALL.jpg tlp801 When it comes to Sunglasses, one size doesn't fit all. How many times have you sifted through the glasses rack trying on several different pairs that "look cool" but don't fit or look funny because they don't sit right on your face..??Custom 3D printed sunglasses are a game changer! With this tech...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:00:44 PST
3D Pikachu (Pokémon) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Pikachu-Pokémon/
3D Pikachu (Pokémon) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/GUZI/I4RKQRIO/FZIGUZII4RKQRIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/GUZI/I4RKQRIO/FZIGUZII4RKQRIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/GUZI/I4RKQRIO/FZIGUZII4RKQRIO.SMALL.jpg foleyjacob I wanted to build a cool gift for my nephew. We have always been huge Fans of Pokemon so i figured why not a 3d printed Pikachu? First, find your sketch I found this online. It is a Pumpkin carving stencil. I chose it because it was detailed enough to model, but not too much that it wouldn't pri...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 22:08:28 PST
3Doodled Army Men http://www.instructables.com/id/3Doodled-Army-Men/
3Doodled Army Men - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/YFRO/I4PHJQBN/FBLYFROI4PHJQBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/YFRO/I4PHJQBN/FBLYFROI4PHJQBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/YFRO/I4PHJQBN/FBLYFROI4PHJQBN.SMALL.jpg owengulick These are my 3doodled army men I made with green ABS plastic on a sheet of printer paper. Hope you like them! Base First you will have to create an oval base like shown in the picture. Legs You will then have to create two legs by tightly spiraling two posts like in the picture. Body Next y...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 06:19:06 PST
Yokai Mask From Big Hero 6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Yokai-Mask-From-Big-Hero-6/
Yokai Mask From Big Hero 6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/JNHE/I4PHPKMZ/FFJJNHEI4PHPKMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/JNHE/I4PHPKMZ/FFJJNHEI4PHPKMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/JNHE/I4PHPKMZ/FFJJNHEI4PHPKMZ.SMALL.jpg whatco To make a part that is ready to print on a 3D printer, there are many different approaches. Most depend on what the final product is to be. For this Instructable I wanted to show some basic steps. I use an old version of SolidWorks that I've had for several years but there are quite a few different ...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 02:09:19 PST
DIY Portable Counterfeit Money detector and Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Counterfeit-Money-detector-and-Torch/
DIY Portable Counterfeit Money detector and Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/67NF/I4PHKRN9/FOO67NFI4PHKRN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/67NF/I4PHKRN9/FOO67NFI4PHKRN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/67NF/I4PHKRN9/FOO67NFI4PHKRN9.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Instead of buying one of those expensive Counterfeit Money detectors ,make your own using a couple of Ultraviolet LED’s a coin cell battery and 3D print the parts attached in Step 2, which fits nice and snug in your Wallet/Purse.The two 3D printed the parts are about 4 credit cards thick and doubl...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 16:02:24 PST
3D Printed Workbench Power Supply Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Workbench-Power-Supply-Converter/
3D Printed Workbench Power Supply Converter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/VAY9/I4J7KF9C/FYKVAY9I4J7KF9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/VAY9/I4J7KF9C/FYKVAY9I4J7KF9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/VAY9/I4J7KF9C/FYKVAY9I4J7KF9C.SMALL.jpg Weaverdev After being stuck with only battery and USB power for a while, the time finally came that I needed something with more juice. As workbench power supplies are generally not very cheap, I decided to convert a regular old computer PSU. However, as modifying a power supply directly renders the power sup...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 08:18:07 PST
3D PRINTED TARDIS http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-PRINTED-TARDIS/
3D PRINTED TARDIS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/1ZSD/I4PHH8UQ/FTG1ZSDI4PHH8UQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/1ZSD/I4PHH8UQ/FTG1ZSDI4PHH8UQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/1ZSD/I4PHH8UQ/FTG1ZSDI4PHH8UQ.SMALL.jpg NPTechman Here's another fun challenge I set for myself when practicing my basic skills 3d modeling with AutoCAD. Again, not the most ideal 3d modeling program, but since I use it with my students in class its the platform that I use to practice my 3d modeling skills.Obviously for this challenge I set my sigh...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 06:30:38 PST
3D Printed Walking Robot (Klann Linkage) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Walking-Robot-Klann-Linkage/
3D Printed Walking Robot (Klann Linkage) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SMALL.jpg Bit-Boy This walking robot has been a project that I have been wanting to have a go at for a while now and I finally got around to finishing it, so now I am sharing it with the world! This project is fairly simple to construct and does not require any difficult skills or large tools (other than a 3D printer...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 21:46:29 PST
From IDEA to PRODUCTION - Cryptex http://www.instructables.com/id/From-IDEA-to-PRODUCTION-Cryptex/
From IDEA to PRODUCTION - Cryptex - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/R7XU/I4MMSBQ2/FTVR7XUI4MMSBQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/R7XU/I4MMSBQ2/FTVR7XUI4MMSBQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/R7XU/I4MMSBQ2/FTVR7XUI4MMSBQ2.SMALL.jpg JABA 3D This Instructable is to illustrate the process of taking a concept through design and prototyping all the way to small scale home production. We have chosen a Cryptex to illustrate this process. There are several Cryptex designs on this site already, but we want to take the idea past just the design...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:55:48 PST
3d printed Lego Guy / Finishing PLA http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-Lego-Guy-Finishing-PLA/
3d printed Lego Guy / Finishing PLA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CLJE/I4J7HAF4/FPZCLJEI4J7HAF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CLJE/I4J7HAF4/FPZCLJEI4J7HAF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/CLJE/I4J7HAF4/FPZCLJEI4J7HAF4.SMALL.jpg NPTechman I have always loved Legos since I was a kid. I use them in my classroom and I love the NXT robotics products that they produce. I also love 3d modeling and 3d printing. I have always wanted to challenge myself to make a large scale Lego version of myself. This Instructable will highlight the compone...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:57:11 PST
Generative 3D Voronoi Puzzles http://www.instructables.com/id/Generative-3D-Voronoi-Puzzle/
Generative 3D Voronoi Puzzles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/BC3W/I4J7DR0V/FD3BC3WI4J7DR0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/BC3W/I4J7DR0V/FD3BC3WI4J7DR0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/BC3W/I4J7DR0V/FD3BC3WI4J7DR0V.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali Last year, I became interested in voronoi patterns. These patterns are found in nature (ex., soap bubbles, butterfly wings, giraffe spots, etc). In addition, these patterns are applied in economics, math, and computational geometry as well. They are referred to as a "Voronoi Diagram". Other ...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 19:04:18 PST
LED array for backlighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-array-for-backlighting/
LED array for backlighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/PVPK/I52CH2ON/FAYPVPKI52CH2ON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/PVPK/I52CH2ON/FAYPVPKI52CH2ON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/PVPK/I52CH2ON/FAYPVPKI52CH2ON.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio One of the best things about using FDM style 3D prints from a Series 1 3D Printer to build walls in the translucency of the material. This material quality allows for interactive and performative elements to be integrated into the surfacing systems of the parts. We first stumbled upon this phenome...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 11:36:25 PST
How to Make a Crankbait lure complete with a rattle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Crankbait-lure-complete-with-a-rattl/
How to Make a Crankbait lure complete with a rattle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/O46Y/I4LKJ0II/FMOO46YI4LKJ0II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/O46Y/I4LKJ0II/FMOO46YI4LKJ0II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/O46Y/I4LKJ0II/FMOO46YI4LKJ0II.SMALL.jpg hgb003 This is an instructable on how to 3d print a crankbait with a built in rattle in 3 easy steps. Enjoy! Design the crankbait I designed this crankbait in OpenSCAD. Posted is the code i used:$fn=10 0; translate([0,-.5,0]){rotate([-90,0,0]){difference(){union(){hull(){ sphere(.5); translate([.4,0,-.0...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 19:22:50 PST
Tuning the potentiometers on a Type A Machines Series 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Tuning-the-potentiometers-on-a-Type-A-Machines-Ser/
Tuning the potentiometers on a Type A Machines Series 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/RIGU/I4J7I3W5/FNMRIGUI4J7I3W5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/RIGU/I4J7I3W5/FNMRIGUI4J7I3W5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/RIGU/I4J7I3W5/FNMRIGUI4J7I3W5.SMALL.jpg vaibhav-sharma Even though your Type A Machines Series 1 printer was well tested before being shipped, it's possible that not all of the motors are functioning at peak performance. Stepper drivers with too little or too much current can cause the motors to skip, degrading your print. This can be due to minor fluct...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 14:58:43 PST
3D Printed Back Scratcher http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Back-Scratcher/
3D Printed Back Scratcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/6AD8/I4J75D41/FJB6AD8I4J75D41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/6AD8/I4J75D41/FJB6AD8I4J75D41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/6AD8/I4J75D41/FJB6AD8I4J75D41.SMALL.jpg plaroach I need to scratch my back, but I don't have a tool to do that. I do have a 3D printer. Light bulb!What you'll need: 3D printer (or a print provider you like) 1/2" x 15" Wooden Dowel Some glue (something that will stick to both the 3D printed material and wood)I have not built this so the type glu...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 14:38:36 PST
Autodesk 123D design- Create a Customizable Lamp/Pen Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Customizable-Lamp/
Autodesk 123D design- Create a Customizable Lamp/Pen Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/7EIZ/I4L763YW/FDY7EIZI4L763YW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/7EIZ/I4L763YW/FDY7EIZI4L763YW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/7EIZ/I4L763YW/FDY7EIZI4L763YW.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Create you own Customizable box, which you can use as a Lamp or a Pen Stand by 3D printing post it size pieces, using images or simple drawing you/your kids have drawn and with the help of 3D design software by Autodesk called 123D design.You can use the customizable box as Pen stand ...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 05:09:42 PST
Designing a 3D-printed Cover for the Spark Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-3D-printed-Cover-for-the-Spark-Button/
Designing a 3D-printed Cover for the Spark Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/QIMR/I4IDCNS9/FXFQIMRI4IDCNS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/QIMR/I4IDCNS9/FXFQIMRI4IDCNS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/QIMR/I4IDCNS9/FXFQIMRI4IDCNS9.SMALL.jpg jonadair I recently received a Spark.io Spark Core and their new Spark Button, a shield with 11 RGB WS2812 (“Neopixel”-style) LEDs, 4 buttons, and an accelerometer package. I wanted to use this combination as a flexible internet-connected LED display. After a little code wrangling, I could drive the LEDs and...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 20:28:26 PST
3D Printed BMW Roundel http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-BMW-Roundel/
3D Printed BMW Roundel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/YQ7O/I4J6ROXM/F7YYQ7OI4J6ROXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/YQ7O/I4J6ROXM/F7YYQ7OI4J6ROXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/YQ7O/I4J6ROXM/F7YYQ7OI4J6ROXM.SMALL.jpg blue-ice I created this BMW roundel (circular logo) for one of my friends, who is interested in BMW cars, as a holiday gift. After looking at images of BMW roundels online, I decided that I would attempt to make one. But instead of buying one of the metal disks that goes on a car from a BMW dealership, I dec...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 09:16:22 PST
Race Track Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Race-Track-Magnets/
Race Track Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/X23X/I4J6TJUX/FTEX23XI4J6TJUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/X23X/I4J6TJUX/FTEX23XI4J6TJUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/X23X/I4J6TJUX/FTEX23XI4J6TJUX.SMALL.jpg CoryH Using a 3D printer and some simple conversion of image files, I was able to create 3D printed layouts of race car tracks. As a fan of the Indy Racing League, I choose to make one for all the tracks on the 2015 circuit. Each track is made approximately the same size, and when the magnets are stagge...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 08:35:13 PST
Multifunctional Egg Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Multifunctional-Egg-Cup/
Multifunctional Egg Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/73FO/I4ID85KU/FGF73FOI4ID85KU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/73FO/I4ID85KU/FGF73FOI4ID85KU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/73FO/I4ID85KU/FGF73FOI4ID85KU.SMALL.jpg jl154846 In this 'Instructable' I will show you the method of how to make your very own multifunctional egg cup. Are you tired of having to hold your chocolate Easter egg when trying to brake into it? If yes, then fear no more as you can now make an egg cup that can hold your boiled egg for breakfast and you...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 06:27:45 PST
Workflow: Basics of 3D Design and 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Into-to-3D-Design-and-3D-Printing/
Workflow: Basics of 3D Design and 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/YJAQ/I4J6RQ3V/FTSYJAQI4J6RQ3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/YJAQ/I4J6RQ3V/FTSYJAQI4J6RQ3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/YJAQ/I4J6RQ3V/FTSYJAQI4J6RQ3V.SMALL.jpg nedash Can you spot the one I made at TechShop?A missing game piece is the worst! Waiting for a replacement to be delivered or finding where your pet hid it can be time-consuming. Wouldn't you rather get back to playing? Missing game pieces are a great use for 3D printers and a good way to learn 3D desi...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 22:25:30 PST