Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - 3D-Printing http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:04:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Setting Up Octoprint web interface for 3d printer on Cubietruck http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-Octoprint-web-interface-for-3d-printer-/
Setting Up Octoprint web interface for 3d printer on Cubietruck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/JV30/I1TRBKNS/FFWJV30I1TRBKNS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/JV30/I1TRBKNS/FFWJV30I1TRBKNS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/JV30/I1TRBKNS/FFWJV30I1TRBKNS.SMALL.jpg zhenning It would be interesting to be able to manage your 3d printer without having a cable attached to your PC. Most people have tried it out using raspberry pi. Initially, I bought this bought for some other projects but it has been lying around for quite sometime. This board has 2 USB 2.0, VGA, HDMI, RS2...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:57:59 PDT
Sugru Overmolding Using 3D Printed Molds http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Overmolding-Using-3D-Printed-Molds/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:10:27 PDT
Make more of Modio with Meshmixer and 123D http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-more-of-Modio-with-Meshmixer-and-123D/
Make more of Modio with Meshmixer and 123D - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/6AW0/I1TR3SX7/F136AW0I1TR3SX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/6AW0/I1TR3SX7/F136AW0I1TR3SX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/6AW0/I1TR3SX7/F136AW0I1TR3SX7.SMALL.jpg gpvillamil Modio is a great mobile app that lets you design articulated creatures and make them on a 3D printer. It's a lot of fun to use on iOS and Android, and pretty much guarantees excellent results.However, what if you want to make an extra-special creature, going beyond the parts in the app? Say you want...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:56:51 PDT
GNK-USB Power Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/GNK-USB-Power-Droid/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:36:50 PDT
Creating A 3D Print from start to file using Zbrush for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-A-3D-Print-from-start-to-file-using-Zbrus/
Creating A 3D Print from start to file using Zbrush for Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RVW9/I1U2NN8W/F8VRVW9I1U2NN8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RVW9/I1U2NN8W/F8VRVW9I1U2NN8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RVW9/I1U2NN8W/F8VRVW9I1U2NN8W.SMALL.jpg tel.saunders You will need:A computer Zbrush 4R4 or equivalent Z plugin 3D Printer Exporter (free from Pixologic’s web page)Time taken: 2-3 hoursOk, this is my first instructable and I hope that you find it helpful. The aim is to show you guys how to create a digital sculpt from scratch using Zbrush 4R4 and then...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:05:23 PDT
Create a 3D Printed QR Code (using Blender) http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-3D-Printed-QR-Code-in-Blender/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:35:20 PDT
3D Printers and Networking on Series 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printers-and-Networking-with-Type-A-Machines-Se/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:32:15 PDT
Cart Cup Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Cart-Cup-Clip/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:31:10 PDT
Universally mounted phone holder. Can fit into CD-player slot! and other places.. http://www.instructables.com/id/Universally-mounted-phone-holder-Can-fit-into-CD-p/
Universally mounted phone holder. Can fit into CD-player slot! and other places.. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/5LJS/I1SB8JJ4/FIP5LJSI1SB8JJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/5LJS/I1SB8JJ4/FIP5LJSI1SB8JJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/5LJS/I1SB8JJ4/FIP5LJSI1SB8JJ4.SMALL.jpg scottieK This is a very handy phone holder that can be used universally between many types of vehicles. It simply slides into the same slot that you load your CD's into. It can also fit into other suitable places such as ash trays or storage cubbies. There is clearance built in for a car charger and a hoo...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:02:56 PDT
Nitrous/methanol injection wide open throttle switch, dual button, Holley Dominator application. http://www.instructables.com/id/Nitrousmethanol-injection-wide-open-throttle-switc/
Nitrous/methanol injection wide open throttle switch, dual button, Holley Dominator application. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/RC18/I1SB9SA0/FIARC18I1SB9SA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/RC18/I1SB9SA0/FIARC18I1SB9SA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/RC18/I1SB9SA0/FIARC18I1SB9SA0.SMALL.jpg scottieK This instructable will show you how to build a wide open throttle switch that activates 2 separate switches. This unit is mainly focused on race cars or seriously fast street vehicles. It is made to mount on to a carburetor stud of a Holley Dominator style Carb. I use it for nitrous activation an...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:39:35 PDT
$1 Reusable Print Beds http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Reusable-Print-Beds/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:08:12 PDT
Quick Start Guide: Makerbot Digitizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Start-Guide-Makerbot-Digitizer/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:52:27 PDT
Multi 3d printer head carriage http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-3d-printer-head-carriage/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:18:29 PDT
Spooky Halloween Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Spooky-Halloween-Glasses/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:32:45 PDT
Christmas Rail Car 6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Rail-Car-6/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:59:28 PDT
Fixing the stuff around you with a 3D-printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-the-stuff-around-you-with-a-3D-printer/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:12:01 PDT
Glow-in-the-dark ghost fridge magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-dark-ghost-fridge-magnets/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:37:34 PDT
Lighted Pumpkin Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighted-Pumpkin-Ring/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:32:25 PDT
3D Printed Princess Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Princess-Tower/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:17:16 PDT
Make a 3D printed Jack O' Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-printed-Jack-O-Lantern/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:47:57 PDT
Bust of Carl Sagan http://www.instructables.com/id/Bust-of-Carl-Sagan/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:23:31 PDT
Universal stand-alone filament spool holder (Fully 3D-printable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-stand-alone-filament-spool-holder-Fully-/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:51:01 PDT
Heated Muscle Roller http://www.instructables.com/id/Heated-Muscle-Roller/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:28:05 PDT
3D-printed Strain Relief for Apple 60W Magsafe Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Strain-Relief-for-Apple-60W-Magsafe-Pow/
3D-printed Strain Relief for Apple 60W Magsafe Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/IAPB/I1FQAGJZ/FAJIAPBI1FQAGJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/IAPB/I1FQAGJZ/FAJIAPBI1FQAGJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/IAPB/I1FQAGJZ/FAJIAPBI1FQAGJZ.SMALL.jpg pdmckone The original Magsafe power connector for the MacBook series is pretty slick. It offers a choice of wall plug or long cord and the quick-disconnect connector makes this an especially attractive item.Until it breaks.That unfortunately can happen if tripped over or yanked on too frequently. When it bre...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:49:23 PDT
ADD routes to your 3D print to make it light up http://www.instructables.com/id/ADD-routes-to-your-3D-print-to-make-it-light-up/
ADD routes to your 3D print to make it light up - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/6E8J/I1FQ8AZS/F2T6E8JI1FQ8AZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/6E8J/I1FQ8AZS/F2T6E8JI1FQ8AZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/6E8J/I1FQ8AZS/F2T6E8JI1FQ8AZS.SMALL.jpg SebastianKerner What we want to achieve:Hello DYI'ers in this instructable i´m gonna show you how to add routes and compartments to your 3D prints.With this you´ll be able to add LED / electronics to make it the perfect accessory right in time before Halloween.For this tutorial and as example i´ll use a 3D model o...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:56:49 PDT
Box for business cards and photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-for-business-cards-and-photos/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:05:40 PDT
3D Printing with metals at home! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-with-metals-at-home/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:19:54 PDT
Building a 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-3D-printer/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:11:31 PDT
3D printed phone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-phone-holder-1/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:11:50 PDT
3D printed Wimshurst http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Wimshurst/
3D printed Wimshurst - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/4XYT/I1C1IES1/F1T4XYTI1C1IES1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/4XYT/I1C1IES1/F1T4XYTI1C1IES1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/4XYT/I1C1IES1/F1T4XYTI1C1IES1.SMALL.jpg joehan Wimshurst designed for 3D printing Motor driven high voltage generator requires 4x standard Inline Skater bearings 22mm/8mm x 7mm (local Sports) aluminium foil or 0.1 -0.5mm plate (barbecue trays) common litz wire fine or carbon fibre (hobby shop) variable toy motor 25-35 mm diameter, ~ 10m...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:35:16 PDT
3D Printed creature http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-creature/
3D Printed creature - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/YRMS/I1C40JNF/FFFYRMSI1C40JNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/YRMS/I1C40JNF/FFFYRMSI1C40JNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/YRMS/I1C40JNF/FFFYRMSI1C40JNF.SMALL.jpg joehan This 3D printed creature can be simply clicked together with one and the same printed lock washer type. Just in case you want to convert it into a 4D version, you can add a motor (pulley is in the files) All the parts for one leg (out of six) The ZIP file contains all required STL. In the last s...
By: joehan

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:17:55 PDT
How to Dye Your Nylon 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dye-Your-Nylon-3D-Prints/
How to Dye Your Nylon 3D Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/XNCB/I1B64MY2/FIXXNCBI1B64MY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/XNCB/I1B64MY2/FIXXNCBI1B64MY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/XNCB/I1B64MY2/FIXXNCBI1B64MY2.SMALL.jpg colleenjordan 3D printing is currently a big buzz word in the design, arts and crafts, and technology worlds. With the growing awareness and access to 3D printing technology, more and more hobbyists, designers, and crafters are creating their own projects and products with this technology. Online services like Sh...
By: colleenjordan

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:25:44 PDT
ES generator - single disc version http://www.instructables.com/id/ES-generator-single-disc-version/
ES generator - single disc version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/Q4G7/I1C3ZQB3/FRUQ4G7I1C3ZQB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/Q4G7/I1C3ZQB3/FRUQ4G7I1C3ZQB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/Q4G7/I1C3ZQB3/FRUQ4G7I1C3ZQB3.SMALL.jpg joehan Electrostatic generator - single disc version Simplified ES generator with added capacitors and flash light (measured breakdown ~ 6.5 kV). Common 9V battery to power motor and turn the disc. The disc can also be turned by hand and the charge builds up very quickly. Video (embedded below) or ...
By: joehan

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:15:16 PDT
3D-Printed Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Speakers/
3D-Printed Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/J603/I1941HW1/FSZJ603I1941HW1.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Upgrade your desk with these modular 3D-printed speakers! While the rest of the office jams with their plain black and silver sound cubes, you'll be listening in style from your very own custom set. With only a handful of simple parts, you'll be able assemble or tear down these speakers in minute...
By: Aleator777

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:14:12 PDT
3d design & print iphone 6 case http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-design-print-iphone-6-case/
3d design & print iphone 6 case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/3G9W/I16985RZ/FZ93G9WI16985RZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/3G9W/I16985RZ/FZ93G9WI16985RZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/3G9W/I16985RZ/FZ93G9WI16985RZ.SMALL.jpg mogary Instructable for the design and fabrication of a phone case for the iphone 6.This was undertaken as a case was ordered but its taking way to long, the resulting case is quite comfortable and was a good quick project. Hope you enjoy it and feel free to download the free stl file from the link at the ...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:45:18 PDT
Christmas Rail Car 5 (Engine) http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Rail-Car-5-Engine/
Christmas Rail Car 5 (Engine) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/R0QN/I155WNDK/FYYR0QNI155WNDK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/R0QN/I155WNDK/FYYR0QNI155WNDK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/R0QN/I155WNDK/FYYR0QNI155WNDK.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker This is rail car number five (the engine) in what (I hope) will be a series of ten, one published every two weeks until Christmas. This O gauge engine (wheels, axle, coupler, gears and bed are all 3D printed plastic) is part of an active train.The design and print files for 3d printed parts can be...
By: MikeTheMaker

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 17:04:10 PDT
12 Inch Mazinger Z aka Tranzor Z http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Inch-Mazinger-Z-aka-Tranzor-Z/
12 Inch Mazinger Z aka Tranzor Z - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/EA1X/I155VOHZ/FPPEA1XI155VOHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/EA1X/I155VOHZ/FPPEA1XI155VOHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/EA1X/I155VOHZ/FPPEA1XI155VOHZ.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 This is a special project for me.. I grew up in Mexico till i was 11 years old so this Cartoon was actually known as Mazinger Z. However, i found that here in the states was known as Tranzor and was pretty famous here too. Anyways when i was little these kinda toys were not cheap and were not common...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:01:00 PDT
3D Printed Monster from 2D Drawing in 123D Design http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Monster-from-2D-Drawing-in-123D-Design/
3D Printed Monster from 2D Drawing in 123D Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/AH17/I12KGYG7/F39AH17I12KGYG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/AH17/I12KGYG7/F39AH17I12KGYG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/AH17/I12KGYG7/F39AH17I12KGYG7.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead 3D printing is super fun. So is drawing. Want to translate a sketch into an articulated creature? Keep reading to find out how! Software and Materials For this Instructable, I'll be using Autodesk's (free) 123D Design for the 3d modeling, though you can use the software of your choice. For con...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 01:03:47 PDT
Fusion360 : Snapping a T-spline Form to 3D Mesh http://www.instructables.com/id/Fusion360-Snapping-a-T-spline-Form-to-3D-Mesh/
Fusion360 : Snapping a T-spline Form to 3D Mesh - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JCAL/I12KGFRL/FQXJCALI12KGFRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JCAL/I12KGFRL/FQXJCALI12KGFRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JCAL/I12KGFRL/FQXJCALI12KGFRL.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft Trying to edit meshes in solid modeling software has been the bane of my 3D Modeling experiences. Luckily, these days there are a few options to make our lives easier! Like this sweet Instructable on how to edit them in Inventor! This Instructable will teach you how to import meshes into Fusion 360 ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 22:30:16 PDT
3D Printed Quadcopter with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Quadcopter-with-Arduino/
3D Printed Quadcopter with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/T3TO/I1941GSS/FGMT3TOI1941GSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/T3TO/I1941GSS/FGMT3TOI1941GSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/T3TO/I1941GSS/FGMT3TOI1941GSS.SMALL.jpg Nolan5454 Lately the news has been buzzing with stories of drone technology. Be it for delivery, recreation, or military purposes, unmanned flight is the future of aviation. Beginning in December 2013, I began working on a drone with several of my friends. We have created a drone that is 100% our own design. ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 05:50:08 PDT
Universal 3D-print Filament Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-3D-print-Filament-Filter/
Universal 3D-print Filament Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/E2EH/I10JEO2G/FOIE2EHI10JEO2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/E2EH/I10JEO2G/FOIE2EHI10JEO2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/E2EH/I10JEO2G/FOIE2EHI10JEO2G.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools This small accessory can protect your FFF 3D printer filament from two common issues - cleaning and lubrication.A sponge wipes the filament clean from any dust particles and prevents them clogging the extruder. By dropping a few drops of common mineral oil on the sponge the filament passing through ...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 07:51:28 PDT
Bulbasaur Succulent Planter w/ free file http://www.instructables.com/id/Bulbasaur-Succulent-Planter/
Bulbasaur Succulent Planter w/ free file - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/JDV6/I1018YPU/FS1JDV6I1018YPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/JDV6/I1018YPU/FS1JDV6I1018YPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/JDV6/I1018YPU/FS1JDV6I1018YPU.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 As you might have noticed by my previous posts i'm not a fan of lawyers.. specially those of big companies who attack makers.I encounter the sad world of cease and desist letters and corporate world when i did my 3d Printed Iron Throne.http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Iron-Throne-Do... I made tha...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 20:12:41 PDT
How to create customized lithopane by using customizer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-customized-lithopane-by-using-custom/
How to create customized lithopane by using customizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/Q268/I0YG0SV2/FH4Q268I0YG0SV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/Q268/I0YG0SV2/FH4Q268I0YG0SV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/Q268/I0YG0SV2/FH4Q268I0YG0SV2.SMALL.jpg AlmusYang What is 3Dprinting lithopane? check this instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Photogr... Thanks to @amandaghassaei , now we can turn 2D picture into 3D lithopane by using customizer, online! Open in Customizer Find mona lisa lithopane made by makerbot on thingiverse http://www....
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:11:01 PDT
3D printed phone Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-phone-Holder/
3D printed phone Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/S8J3/I0XOJQHU/FBLS8J3I0XOJQHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/S8J3/I0XOJQHU/FBLS8J3I0XOJQHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/S8J3/I0XOJQHU/FBLS8J3I0XOJQHU.SMALL.jpg mmenke1 Here is a rough process of how I came up with my cell phone holder. Design Idea First I came up with an idea that I wanted to make a phone holder that could be mounted to the wall and be eye level when I was in bed. Some of the design criteria is:1. it had to be light and a simple design.2. Had t...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:07:14 PDT
3D Printed Glowing Orb http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Glowing-Orb/
3D Printed Glowing Orb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/LDMQ/I0XOJAE5/FZLLDMQI0XOJAE5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/LDMQ/I0XOJAE5/FZLLDMQI0XOJAE5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/LDMQ/I0XOJAE5/FZLLDMQI0XOJAE5.SMALL.jpg timcam For this project I designed and built a "glowing orb" button that incorporates twisted rings of LEDs. The goal was something that appeared to be a simple print but performed something unexpected.I've been exploring how to add electronics to 3D prints; so this project fit well when the creator of the...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 12:28:12 PDT
Printrbot Rev-D Tight Motherboard Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Printrbot-Rev-D-Tight-Motherboard-Enclosure/
Printrbot Rev-D Tight Motherboard Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/OASI/I0VOQ9D7/FFOOASII0VOQ9D7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/OASI/I0VOQ9D7/FFOOASII0VOQ9D7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/OASI/I0VOQ9D7/FFOOASII0VOQ9D7.SMALL.jpg rileyt this is a housing for a Printrbot REV-D motherboard used on all printrbot 3d printers. this is specifically for external electrical setups on 1" ALU extrusions and a 20mm fan cooling system.the files in STL can be found here-
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 12:20:37 PDT
Modular 3D Printed Mold Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-3D-Printed-Mold-Making/
Modular 3D Printed Mold Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/8F9S/I0TV9P0T/F0A8F9SI0TV9P0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/8F9S/I0TV9P0T/F0A8F9SI0TV9P0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/8F9S/I0TV9P0T/F0A8F9SI0TV9P0T.SMALL.jpg wackymacster I'm currently participating in the inaugural run of the Digital Fabrication Residency, which is a really cool virtual residency. This instructable covers a workflow from 3D printing to mold making to create an interlocking modular sculpture. It was my first time designing a form to be 3D printed.Her...
By: wackymacster

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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 10:49:28 PDT
Honey Bee Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Honey-Bee-Box/
Honey Bee Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/LKSB/I0UTPCBM/FCOLKSBI0UTPCBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/LKSB/I0UTPCBM/FCOLKSBI0UTPCBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/LKSB/I0UTPCBM/FCOLKSBI0UTPCBM.SMALL.jpg dmedleson This is a honey bee box I made for a friend. It has interlocking joints that were created using a Rhino/Grasshopper script. I decided to spice it up a little bit and give the box some personality. The goal was to laser etch/cut the exterior of the box, and then build the interior honey frames by han...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 10:35:07 PDT
Harry Potter inspired Pygmy Puff http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-inspired-Pygmy-Puff/
Harry Potter inspired Pygmy Puff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/FFB0/I0VP14RT/F3CFFB0I0VP14RT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/FFB0/I0VP14RT/F3CFFB0I0VP14RT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/FFB0/I0VP14RT/F3CFFB0I0VP14RT.SMALL.jpg printingin3d I decided to make a Pygmy puff from Harry Potter movies. I saw Pygmys in the wizard shop, but it was so different from the one seen on the screen. You can read more about making our Pygmys at:Our new pet is a pygmy puffBig brother in our pygmy puff familyThe giant pygmyIf you don't have a 3d printer...
By: printingin3d

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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 08:59:57 PDT
Sugru Tablet Dock Fix (TF201) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Tablet-Dock-Fix-TF201/
Sugru Tablet Dock Fix (TF201) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/CS6C/I0TV0M1B/FEFCS6CI0TV0M1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/CS6C/I0TV0M1B/FEFCS6CI0TV0M1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/CS6C/I0TV0M1B/FEFCS6CI0TV0M1B.SMALL.jpg Mr_MdR At Fablab Breda(the Netherlands) I got the chance to play with Sugru! The day before a part of my tablet dock broke off. I tried to fix it with superglue. But is was still wobbly.So I added some Sugru support inside the slot where the tablet goes and on the underside of the slot.I tried two differen...
By: Mr_MdR

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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 06:55:36 PDT