Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - 3D-Printing http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:45:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 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 printing using a Printrbot / 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-for-printing-using-a-Printrbot-3D-Printer/
Tools for printing using a Printrbot / 3D Printer - 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/
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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/
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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
(3D Printed) Block Print Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Block-Print-Generator/
(3D Printed) Block Print Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/E54S/HXDP5LNU/F3ME54SHXDP5LNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/E54S/HXDP5LNU/F3ME54SHXDP5LNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/E54S/HXDP5LNU/F3ME54SHXDP5LNU.SMALL.jpg pseaton Here's a 3D printing project that's simple enough for grandma to enjoy, and fast enough to make all your holiday cards. Using a new in-browser JavaScript tool I've just made, you'll be able to take a digital photo and turn it into a halftone block printing plate with no 3d modelling experience, no s...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 22:28:44 PDT
3D Printer Filament Reel Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Filament-Reel-Holder/
3D Printer Filament Reel Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/JEAZ/HXDPBRRF/FQCJEAZHXDPBRRF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/JEAZ/HXDPBRRF/FQCJEAZHXDPBRRF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/JEAZ/HXDPBRRF/FQCJEAZHXDPBRRF.SMALL.jpg zzenn This instructable shows how to make a 3D printer filament reel holder using an older desktop computer stand.The holder has bearings and is adjustable for different size filament reels. Start with a desktop computer stand. First, find a computer stand that was used to hold an older desktop compute...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 18:35:00 PDT
3D Printable Flash Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Flash-Light/
3D Printable Flash Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/JWW8/HX642STD/F3WJWW8HX642STD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/JWW8/HX642STD/F3WJWW8HX642STD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/JWW8/HX642STD/F3WJWW8HX642STD.SMALL.jpg jwciesle If you've been looking for a great project to get kids involved and interested in electronics, look no further! Construct a simple 3D printed flash light using pretty standard electronics parts for cheap. Cost me around $4 for the printer filament and all electronics.Parts breakdown:3D printer (Make...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 09:37:42 PDT
Unclogging you 3D printer Nozzle with steam in 10 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Unclogging-you-3D-printer-Nozzle-with-steam-in-10-/
Unclogging you 3D printer Nozzle with steam in 10 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/QJIA/HX503RU4/FO9QJIAHX503RU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/QJIA/HX503RU4/FO9QJIAHX503RU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/QJIA/HX503RU4/FO9QJIAHX503RU4.SMALL.jpg pmeyitang A few weeks ago we converted our Shapeoko CNC mill to a 3D FDM printer. I'll post step by step instructions soon, but as a quick summary, here are the parts used:1) Ebay MK8 derivative from seller soho.century (Great customer service and very fast shipping: No we're not affiliated)2) 0.2kg Transluce...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 13:06:58 PDT
Doesbot D1-3D printer assembly tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Doesbot-D1-3D-printer-assembly-tutorial/
Doesbot D1-3D printer assembly tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/BDPJ/HX5H6R59/F11BDPJHX5H6R59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/BDPJ/HX5H6R59/F11BDPJHX5H6R59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/BDPJ/HX5H6R59/F11BDPJHX5H6R59.SMALL.jpg doesbot My name is Ding Qi, from Zhejiang province China. This is my first 3D printer.Contact :http://www.doesbot.com/ Screw assembly The bottom of the platform assembly XY-axis platform assembly Z-axis platform assembly Total assembly Install circuit board Switching power supply: 12V...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:40:56 PDT
3D Printed Blooming Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Blooming-Flowers/
3D Printed Blooming Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/6LWL/HX1WDCK4/FRT6LWLHX1WDCK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/6LWL/HX1WDCK4/FRT6LWLHX1WDCK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/6LWL/HX1WDCK4/FRT6LWLHX1WDCK4.SMALL.jpg MikaelaHolmes These creepily beautiful pod blossoms grew out of my desire to create a flower that would open and close with mechanical actuation. I was playing with a tentacle shape that two fellow Pier 9 Artists in Residence (Andreas Bastian and Anouk Wipprecht) had been experimenting with. I created many diff...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:24:45 PDT
iPhone pinhole camera http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-pinhole-camera/
iPhone pinhole camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SMALL.jpg deenakhattab One day I was browsing through 123D and Thingiverse when I noticed that no one had ever made a pinhole camera for the iPhone. Here we are in a world where 3D printing is a thing that exists and people are still taping tiny-holed cardboard squares over their iPhone cameras to achieve that coveted gra...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:15:28 PDT
Free Range Color 3D Scanning with an iPad http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Range-Color-3D-Scanning-with-an-iPad/
Free Range Color 3D Scanning with an iPad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/NV32/HWX4956Z/FTBNV32HWX4956Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/NV32/HWX4956Z/FTBNV32HWX4956Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/NV32/HWX4956Z/FTBNV32HWX4956Z.SMALL.jpg sfrayne I've just had a glimpse into the future. Here's how to make 3D scans with the iPad mounted Structure Sensorand a new piece of software called ItSeez3D. Background Background: I work in a volumetric printing/imaging lab so I've used many of the 3D scanning rigs/photo arrays/stitching software...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 05:09:42 PDT
3D Printed Face Goblet! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Face-Goblet/
3D Printed Face Goblet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/F52W/HWRC8VB2/FDBF52WHWRC8VB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/F52W/HWRC8VB2/FDBF52WHWRC8VB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/F52W/HWRC8VB2/FDBF52WHWRC8VB2.SMALL.jpg Madatech_Fablab Today we found a pretty simple way to convert a silhouette of a face to a nice 3D "candlestick" object that is easy to print. We'd like to share it with you! Developed by Yonatan and Tom @ Wanger Fablab, MadaTech Museum Haifa, Israel. Give us a holler at fablab@madatech.org.ilThe technique was inspi...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:04:05 PDT
Modern Custom 3D Printed and Lasercut Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Custom-3D-Printed-and-Lasercut-Chess-Set/
Modern Custom 3D Printed and Lasercut Chess Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Why buy a chess set when you can just make one! It's easy and free to download or model your own and 3D print it at home. In this instructable we will go over where to find or how to make base geometry using Autodesk 360 Fusion or the Autodesk 123 Gallery. Then how to clean and prep the meshed fo...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:30:32 PDT
Squirrel Chasing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Squirrel-Chasing-Robot/
Squirrel Chasing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/2KHH/HWRC5MWW/FSX2KHHHWRC5MWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/2KHH/HWRC5MWW/FSX2KHHHWRC5MWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/2KHH/HWRC5MWW/FSX2KHHHWRC5MWW.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker Using a bunch of 3d printed parts, I made a robot to chase squirrels. First, the nerf barrel (with a squirrel on top) rotates every 30 seconds from left, to center, then to right. If the robot detects a squirrel, stage one is initiated. The robot charges forward then retreats. If the squirrel is ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:00:09 PDT
The Microwave: A Color 3D Scanner for Small Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Microwave-A-Color-3D-Scanner-for-Small-Objects/
The Microwave: A Color 3D Scanner for Small Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/ZI3U/HWQF4CZ7/FEXZI3UHWQF4CZ7.SMALL.jpg sfrayne Have you ever wanted to 3D scan a stuffed animal, or a little ceramic dinosaur, or perhaps an owl whistle? You know, to contribute to the volumetric digital repository of civilization. Well, I have good news for you - all you need is a lightbox, a cheap turntable display, a big sheet of white pape...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 02:34:08 PDT
3D Printed 17" Laptop Cooler 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-17-Laptop-Cooler-20/
3D Printed 17" Laptop Cooler 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/9FTI/HWOY3G4I/F6Q9FTIHWOY3G4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/9FTI/HWOY3G4I/F6Q9FTIHWOY3G4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/9FTI/HWOY3G4I/F6Q9FTIHWOY3G4I.SMALL.jpg NPTechman Alright, this is a follow up to my previous instructable related to a 3D printed 17" laptop cooler I created and printed on my replicator 2 from Makerbot. Here is the link:http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-17-Lapt...The first version of this cooler I created based upon how I use my laptop t...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 19:24:47 PDT
3D Printed Rubber Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Rubber-Mold/
3D Printed Rubber Mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/W46F/HWNUCSHV/FGKW46FHWNUCSHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/W46F/HWNUCSHV/FGKW46FHWNUCSHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/W46F/HWNUCSHV/FGKW46FHWNUCSHV.SMALL.jpg rachel_yalisove I took a mold making workshop this past spring and wanted to see how I could combine 3d modeling and mold making techniques. Make a 3d model. While modeling, of course, keep in mind the build volume and resolution of your 3d printer. Model the mold. I drew a box around the object in Rhino, spl...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 19:57:11 PDT
Using Solidworks to Construct PVC Models http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Solidworks-to-Construct-PVC-Models/
Using Solidworks to Construct PVC Models - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/M9ZM/HWNU74BV/FJTM9ZMHWNU74BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/M9ZM/HWNU74BV/FJTM9ZMHWNU74BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/M9ZM/HWNU74BV/FJTM9ZMHWNU74BV.SMALL.jpg kaywhysee Hello Instructables.com! It's kaywhysee here to teach you how to construct simple PVC structures on the computer-aided design program Solidworks. I am going to teach you how to make basic PVC pipes, and how to combine them with PVC joints. In this instructable, I will create a cube of PVC as an exam...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:19:00 PDT
3d printed Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-Instructables-Robot/
3d printed Instructables Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/I56P/HWNU7P6N/FGCI56PHWNU7P6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/I56P/HWNU7P6N/FGCI56PHWNU7P6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/I56P/HWNU7P6N/FGCI56PHWNU7P6N.SMALL.jpg LarryKing This is a 3d print of the Instructables Robot, there are four pieces that assemble to create it, two legs a body and the head. I'm entering in the Robot challengeFind STL files here on thingiverse Design and print the parts I designed all the parts on AutoCAD, the body has a hole in the top that...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:45:46 PDT
3D Printed 17" Laptop Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-17-Laptop-Cooler/
3D Printed 17" Laptop Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/8Z4S/HWKK15EA/FAO8Z4SHWKK15EA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/8Z4S/HWKK15EA/FAO8Z4SHWKK15EA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/8Z4S/HWKK15EA/FAO8Z4SHWKK15EA.SMALL.gif NPTechman This laptop cooler is designed to work with a 17" laptop (specifically an Asus G73JH) or similar sized laptop to create better airflow underneath. Now my Asus gaming laptop doesnt really need a laptop cooler, but I thought it would be a neat challenge to teach myself how to use AutoCAD 3d to create ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 07:36:01 PDT
Printrbot Simple Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/Printrbot-Simple-Metal/
Printrbot Simple Metal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/G5IT/HWLD27N0/FY5G5ITHWLD27N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/G5IT/HWLD27N0/FY5G5ITHWLD27N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/G5IT/HWLD27N0/FY5G5ITHWLD27N0.SMALL.jpg TechTeacher222 Changes for best print with a Printrbot Simple Metal:This Instructable refers to the Instructable published by Robosavvy entitled:How to configure Repetier settings for BEST Printrbot Simple print !I have successfully used the above info to set up a Printrbot Simple Metal. The following changes sho...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:59:13 PDT
MM2X Makerbot Replicator 2X alternative extruder installation http://www.instructables.com/id/MM2X-Makerbot-Nozzle-Installation-Instructions/
MM2X Makerbot Replicator 2X alternative extruder installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/1G9E/HWIMUUAI/FR71G9EHWIMUUAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/1G9E/HWIMUUAI/FR71G9EHWIMUUAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/1G9E/HWIMUUAI/FR71G9EHWIMUUAI.SMALL.jpg robosavvy The ultimate solution for reliable multi-material and dual extrusion on the Makerbot Replicator 2XThe MM2X (Multi-Material Dual Extruder) is a replacement dual extruder system for the Makerbot Replicator 2X.It guarantees reliable printing with PLA, ABS and other materials. We have experience and exp...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 04:06:25 PDT
Water-Powered Octocopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Octocopter/
Water-Powered Octocopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/42E9/HWG0DCPI/FWM42E9HWG0DCPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/42E9/HWG0DCPI/FWM42E9HWG0DCPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/42E9/HWG0DCPI/FWM42E9HWG0DCPI.SMALL.jpg andzerb The power of water is sometimes understated, especially as a means of propulsion. This project uses the water and pressure from an ordinary garden hose to propel a 3D printed octo-copter into the skies.This project only takes a couple hours, as all you need to do is print the file, screw it onto a h...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:12:57 PDT
Freehand 3D Instructable Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Freehand-3D-Instructable-Robot/
Freehand 3D Instructable Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/7GN8/HWG0BCXV/FFJ7GN8HWG0BCXV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/7GN8/HWG0BCXV/FFJ7GN8HWG0BCXV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/7GN8/HWG0BCXV/FFJ7GN8HWG0BCXV.SMALL.jpg jedii72 If you are like me, you have a list of what you perceive to be really cool projects but either do not have the time, money, parts, or motivation at any given time to do them. My list is rather long. However, When I saw the Instructable Robot Contest, I decided to put them all aside and just do somet...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 13:44:32 PDT
K'nexRap 3D printer prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/KnexRap-3D-printer-prototype/
K'nexRap 3D printer prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/EOCS/HW8T84DP/FV6EOCSHW8T84DP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/EOCS/HW8T84DP/FV6EOCSHW8T84DP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/EOCS/HW8T84DP/FV6EOCSHW8T84DP.SMALL.jpg supah4x0r This is a prototype Design for a 3D printer with a K'nex Housing.Featuring a Moving X-Y printhead carriage, as well as a Z moving platform,allows maximised build volume for the frame encompassing the platform.Currently as a concept for alternate printing, with further development, this could become ...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 10:25:54 PDT
SpaceX Falcon Heavy 1/150th Scale http://www.instructables.com/id/SpaceX-Falcon-Heavy-1150th-Scale/
SpaceX Falcon Heavy 1/150th Scale - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/3SFV/HW383IOA/FXD3SFVHW383IOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/3SFV/HW383IOA/FXD3SFVHW383IOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/3SFV/HW383IOA/FXD3SFVHW383IOA.SMALL.jpg parmsco So you are interested in rocketry and SpaceX or you were just browsing for a great project. Either way, you have come to the right place. This is a 1/150th scale model of the Falcon Heavy rocket that is planned to launch in late 2014. For More info on SpaceX and the Falcon Heavy rocket follow these ...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 15:05:04 PDT
Geodesic Dome: Build a Lamp or a Space Ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Geodesic-Dome-Build-a-Lamp-or-a-Space-Ship/
Geodesic Dome: Build a Lamp or a Space Ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/VWQ3/HW37KYIX/FC8VWQ3HW37KYIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/VWQ3/HW37KYIX/FC8VWQ3HW37KYIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/VWQ3/HW37KYIX/FC8VWQ3HW37KYIX.SMALL.jpg dailyvice Here are two scalabe joints for making your own bucky balls. You can download the stl files, chop up bamboo skewers, and build it to the size you want..."There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly." - Buckminster Fuller Here are two joints for your buckyball expe...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 07:23:34 PDT
Becoming a Human 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Becoming-a-Human-3D-Printer/
Becoming a Human 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/96F2/HW0FYV8Y/FGF96F2HW0FYV8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/96F2/HW0FYV8Y/FGF96F2HW0FYV8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/96F2/HW0FYV8Y/FGF96F2HW0FYV8Y.SMALL.jpg ldevendorf I am building a system for building things by hand in the same way a 3D printer would. Why? Answers include: getting out of a lab and into the world, playing with everyday materials in new configurations, mechanical performance, doing things 3D printers still can't and won't be able to do for some t...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 12:38:24 PDT
THE RECORDER ASSISTANCE TOOL http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-FLUTE-ASSISTANCE-TOOL/
THE RECORDER ASSISTANCE TOOL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/SB2W/HW1LTHHJ/FP2SB2WHW1LTHHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/SB2W/HW1LTHHJ/FP2SB2WHW1LTHHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/SB2W/HW1LTHHJ/FP2SB2WHW1LTHHJ.SMALL.jpg goldenstereo In 2007 Jan lost his left index finger in a saw accident, but this did not stop him continuing his hobby as a musician. On the contrary, Jan learned to play the recorder again with modified grip and balance in his dominant hand. Besides that, he started actively searching for possible tools to help...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 02:56:20 PDT
Small vs Large 3D Printed Hinges http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-3D-Printed-Hinges/
Small vs Large 3D Printed Hinges - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/AQH8/HW0FXA96/FM2AQH8HW0FXA96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/AQH8/HW0FXA96/FM2AQH8HW0FXA96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/AQH8/HW0FXA96/FM2AQH8HW0FXA96.SMALL.jpg bfk While designing a cable clamp for an upcoming project, I ran an experiment to find the practical minimum size hinge my printer is capable of producing. I rarely print smaller than 2mm resolution, so that became my control. I still don't know what the lower size limit is, since I stopped when my t...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 00:58:19 PDT
3D-printable split filament spool with threaded joint http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-split-filament-spool-with-threaded-jo/
3D-printable split filament spool with threaded joint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/VDH0/HW0FUQ9W/FZEVDH0HW0FUQ9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/VDH0/HW0FUQ9W/FZEVDH0HW0FUQ9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/VDH0/HW0FUQ9W/FZEVDH0HW0FUQ9W.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools This 3D printable filament spool measures 135 mm i diameter (≈ 5 inches). Fully winded it contains approximately 350 grams of 1.75 mm filament (≈ 12 ounces). It fits shafts with a diameter of 16 mm or smaller.The spool is made of two separate parts with a female and male threaded connection. The des...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 12:19:08 PDT
Makita Battery Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Makita-Battery-Mount/
Makita Battery Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/1KMT/HVZOVIPA/FN11KMTHVZOVIPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/1KMT/HVZOVIPA/FN11KMTHVZOVIPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/1KMT/HVZOVIPA/FN11KMTHVZOVIPA.SMALL.jpg GPlatek Here's an easy way to get lots of battery power easily. This mount uses a Makita 18v Lithium-Ion to power your projects. Shown is the 3 amp hour battery. The 1.5 amp hour battery works as well. Search the web for the Makita Terminal, part number 6438386. It should cost about $5.00. The terminal has ...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 16:05:22 PDT
Robotic Arm(Inmoov) with Cortex M3(Brazilian Open Hardware) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-ArmInmoov-with-Cortex-M3Brazilian-Open-Har/
Robotic Arm(Inmoov) with Cortex M3(Brazilian Open Hardware) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/WWG6/HVXC2FMJ/FPSWWG6HVXC2FMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/WWG6/HVXC2FMJ/FPSWWG6HVXC2FMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/WWG6/HVXC2FMJ/FPSWWG6HVXC2FMJ.SMALL.jpg wcr Braço Robótico (Inmoov) controlado por Cortex M3.TESTE 1: Após ver o "Inmoov" eu tive muita vontade de montar um, mas como base para futuramente desenhar meu próprio braço robótico, unindo um pouco dos meus conhecimentos com artes plásticas para deixar cada vez mais "humano" o braço, pretendendo com...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 08:36:25 PDT
Magnetic GoPro Mount - 3D printed or with CDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-GoPro-Mount-3D-printed-or-with-CDs/
Magnetic GoPro Mount - 3D printed or with CDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/0QPA/HVY5JU2N/F1G0QPAHVY5JU2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/0QPA/HVY5JU2N/F1G0QPAHVY5JU2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/0QPA/HVY5JU2N/F1G0QPAHVY5JU2N.SMALL.jpg tutur09 How many times have you failed or not even attempted to set up your GoPro camera in cool places?Can't use sticky mounts (or don't want to buy a new ones every-time), the support is too dirty/porous/uneven to use suction cups, can't srew/glue onto the precious surface, no edge to use a clamp....This ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 21:39:34 PDT
Make a 3D Scanner From a Cell Phone and Bicycle Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-Scanner-From-a-Cell-Phone-and-Bicycle-Wh/
Make a 3D Scanner From a Cell Phone and Bicycle Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/N1NJ/HVY5JP57/FKBN1NJHVY5JP57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/N1NJ/HVY5JP57/FKBN1NJHVY5JP57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/N1NJ/HVY5JP57/FKBN1NJHVY5JP57.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox How to make a functioning 3D scanner rig from a cell phone and a bicycle wheel. That probably sounds a little preposterous, how can you make something as complicated and advanced as a 3D-scanner from something as common as a cell phone and as archaic as a wheel?This is how: most 3D scanners utilize ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 21:21:35 PDT
3D Printed Earbuds Compact http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Earbud-Compact/
3D Printed Earbuds Compact - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/CLRV/HVXE222S/F1ACLRVHVXE222S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/CLRV/HVXE222S/F1ACLRVHVXE222S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/CLRV/HVXE222S/F1ACLRVHVXE222S.SMALL.jpg ArchetypeZ I love gadgets but I sometimes feel like gadgets and accessories are designed for and by men, and women's needs are almost completely ignored. For example when I had my first iPod and wanted an arm band to wear to the gym, I realized I would have to modify the one I bought because the velcro didn't ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 20:52:53 PDT