Tutorial Tuesday 51: How To Create a Custom Pendant in Five Steps Using Fusion360

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What if you want to get started with 3D printing, but aren’t interested in plastic tchotchkes and want to make something you will actually keep? Step up your design game and learn to create a custom engraved bar pendant. print it now. Ready to print?

How To Install Threaded Inserts in 3D Printed Parts - Tutorial by 3D Printing World

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How to Make Your SketchUp Files 3D Printable

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At Workbench Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, I and the Shapeways team rolled up our sleeves and got to use (or at least pose with) some impressive power tools. We also met dozens of makers using wood and metals to realize the most incredible projects. print your model.

How to make big silicone molds from 3D printed objects

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Volum3 from Romania made a tutorial on how to make large molds with several 3D printed parts acrylic plaster and silicone that can be used to cast relatively big objects from polyurethane foam. acrylic casting how to mold polyurethane silicone

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How to make great 3d printable headphones

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Shannon from Australia published this great tutorial on how to make easy DIY 3d printable earphones with cheap parts. australia cool things to 3d print diy how to music sound speakers

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How to copyright your 3d printed work

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Do you know how to use it to protect your 3d printing work? Here is an excellent White Paper guide written by Michael Weinberg on how to licence elements of your 3d printed / 3d printable object.

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How to Make Money with 3D Printing: 5 Easy Tips That Will Boost Your Sales and Won’t Cost a Dime!

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Got a great 3D printed product? Then why not start selling it and making money from 3D printing? In this tutorial, we aim to help designers, makers, and entrepreneurs get their products online, learn how to present their prints properly, and build their own brand.

How to install simple and effective automatic bed leveling

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GuruBrew has published this excellent video tutorial on how to make your own automatic print bed leveling. It looks easy and it will help you with your calibration and improve print quality.

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How to Use Wax to Make Your Parts Waterproof

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Instructables user Jubal117 developed this finishing method where he uses wax dipping to make a 3d printed part waterproof. Using a scalpel blade to remove excess wax Full tutorial can be found at: [link]. how to instructables liquid smoothing water wax

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How to make animated.GIF image from openSCAD model

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Les Hall created this tutorial on how to make animated.GIF images from openSCAD. 3d printed prosthetic hand animated GIF exported from openSCAD. cad guide how to OpenSCAD tutorial

Tutorial Tuesday 52: Design Your Own Satisfying Fidget Bead Bracelet

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Today’s 5-step intermediate-level Tutorial Tuesday can work in a number of different design softwares, so we focus on the basics of how the design is created. Let us know how it works for you! Learn how to create your own in Gordon’s simple 5-step tutorial. .

How to Get Started with 3D Modeling: An Interview with 3D Modeling Expert Jonathan Williamson

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Or how long it will take you before you can make your first 3D model? And what you should do when you are staring at a blank screen with no idea what to do next? 3D modeling is omnipresent in today’s world and it is only going to grow as a sought-after skill.

How to print with chocolate on your DIY 3d printer

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In this video he shows low-tech method to 3d print shapes from chocolate at your home. 3d printed food chocolate diy food how to video Jonathan Keep is well known for his Delta clay printer.

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How to make translucent 3d printed parts transparent?

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This free webinar will teach you how to get 3d objects optically clean by polishing, buffing, photobleaching, sanding, clear coating and applying other techniques. It is focused on Stratasys VeroClear material but it can be applied on other surfaces to get better finish.

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DIY 3D Printing: How to make flexible electronic circuits of.

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DIY 3D Printing. 3D design and printing software. 3d printing books and documents. 3d printing links. How to make flexible electronic circuits of conductive fabric circuits with Ninjaflex. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest.

How to Get Started with 3D Modeling: An Interview with 3D Modeling Expert Jonathan Williamson

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Or how long it will take you before you can make your first 3D model? And what you should do when you are staring at a blank screen with no idea what to do next? 3D modeling is omnipresent in today’s world and it is only going to grow as a sought-after skill.

How to Choose the Perfect Wall Thickness for 3D Printing

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Since each 3D printing material and 3D model is different, choosing the right wall thickness for 3D printing can be confusing. Assign wall thicknesses to your 3D model. When using your 3D modeling software it is possible to design a surface without a wall thickness.

How to use friction welding to repair and make 3d printed objects

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Here is a video on how to make a Buckyball from 3d printed hexagons: and video on how to repair 3d printed objects: Friction welding works with both PLA and ABS. Here are two video guides by youtube user Scorch on using a Dremel based DIY friction welder.

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How to power your 3d printer with car battery

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James Bruton shows us how to use a car battery to power a 3d printer. His test shows that you could print the entire day with charged car battery. This could be useful, even more so if you can attach some solar panels to the setup.

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How To Repair Broken Eyeglasses Frame with 3D Printing

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To repair the frame is not easy and replacement is always costly. Matias Mamone published his tutorial on Instructables featuring a easy step-by-step process how to design the broken part and 3d print it to make a solid bridge to fix the frame.

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How to fit nuts and bolts into 3d printed parts with heat

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Here is a short video showing the process of fitting a nut and threaded rod into a 3d printed part that doesn''t fit. The is no problem that can not be solved by applying some force to it :-) Thnx Kris S for sharing it! how to problemsolving screw

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How to friction weld plastic with filament and Dremel

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Electronhacks made this video to show production process of the 3d printed fan duct. Update 2: dremel filament how to PLA plastic welding video However it is also excellent demonstration of friction welding plastic with filament inserted into Dremel.

How to create mold for rubber objects with 3d printing

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Rachel Yalisove created great step-by-step tutorial on Instructables on how to create 3d printed mold for rubber objects. casting how to instructables mold rubber

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How to embed electronic components into small objects during 3d printing

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Jason Brownstein published a detailed tutorial on how to embed electronic components into 3d printed objects as they are being printed. diy electronics guide how to lego

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How to build the cheapest DLP SLA 3d printer for under 500$ including projector

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Little Dipper" has a simple design that anyone can replicate with some basic DIY skills and it makes prints with reasonable quality. Simple plastic vat and z axis screw drive Objects 3d printed on Little Dipper Objects 3d printed on Little Dipper. Kudos to you sir!

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How to repair older version of Printrbot metal heat bed

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If you have a problem with some older versions of Printrbot metal heated print bed, Brook demonstrates how to fix it. It looks simple and easy to do even if you are not so experienced. brook drumm how to print bed Printrbot problemsolving repair

How to make 3d printable Daft Punk helmet

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It''s a functional, 3d printed in PLA, blinky-LED strips-robot helmet usually worn by some guys who call themselves Daft Punk. but if you are a fan, more power to you! adafruit art diy electronics how to led music pop culture Adafruit people have published a new project.

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Tutorial Tuesday 47: Design Exploration with Vectary

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Today’s 3D printing advice: Figure out what your design software is good at doing and THEN design something, not the other way around. If you can be open about what you’re going to design, then you have the freedom to let your available modeling software guide the design process.

How to cast pewter metal objects in 3d printed molds

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Here are two examples and guides on how to cast pewter metal parts in 3d printed molds.

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How to install the Sainsmart Smart 2004 LCD Controller

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Jaidyn Edwards shows how to connect on Sainsmart Smart 2004 LCD Controller to a 3d printer. You can easy connect it to your 3d printers board using the "smart adapter" included. Print your 3D designs without PC, just with a g-code design stored on the SD card.

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How to Design Environmentally Friendly Products

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Consumers are driving change and pushing companies to design environmentally friendly products. This has led to a real shift in the product development and manufacturing space towards more sustainable and environmentally friendly practices as well. How were these materials processed?

How to make cheap Oculus Rift DK1 clone with help of your 3D printer

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OpenVR is a cheap DIY virtual reality headset project based on Oculus Rift DK1 made on a 3d printed frame. It is relatively easy to make and will cost you around 150 USD. Main components: Arduino Mini Pro GY-85 9DOF IMU USB to TTL Converter 5.6”

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How to make DIY ultrasonic vapor polisher for 3D printed objects

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Micheal , well known for his TestrBot made another useful and easy DIY project that enables you to build ultrasonic vapor polisher for your 3d printed objects. I'm also forgetful so I don't want my parts to be destroyed if I forget that I left them in the machine.

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How to make DIY filament for your 3d drawing pen

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Malcolm Langille made this tutorial on how to make cheap filament for your 3d drawing pen like 3Doodler, 3DSimo, Yaya, SwissPen or others. So I decided that trying to make my own was the only option. This is how I made my own. Tape both ends down to a table.

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How to design 3d printable eyeglasses with Blender and free pince-nez library

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There have been some guides on 3d printing DIY eyeglasses in the past but Jenny made a dedicated Blender library that will enable you to create high quality 3d printable frames from SVG (scalable vector graphics) images of commercial glass frames.

How to Get Started with 3D Modeling: An Interview with 3D Modeling Expert Jonathan Williamson

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Or how long it will take you before you can make your first 3D model? And what you should do when you are staring at a blank screen with no idea what to do next? 3D modeling is omnipresent in today’s world and it is only going to grow as a sought-after skill.

Photo buildlog on how to cast metal with lost-PLA method

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Here is detailed step-by-step buildlog or photo guide of how to cast metal (bronze) jewelry into mold produced with lost-PLA casting method. It goes from design to final product stage. Object is 3d printed and used in mold making by melting away the plastic with high temperature.

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Tutorial Tuesday 46: Last chance to make a quick Fusion 360 vase for the holidays!

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If you’re looking for a unique personalized gift for someone, you still have time to design a custom 3D printed vase and have it printed and shipped before the holidays! You can make a fairly small redesign to bring down the cost of printing your vase.

DIY 3D Printing: How to heat form 3d printed PLA parts to perfectly fit.

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DIY 3D Printing. 3D design and printing software. 3d printing books and documents. 3d printing links. How to heat form 3d printed PLA parts to perfectly fit your body. Forming PLA to fit your body (hand) directly with wet towel.

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How to make low cost linear actuators for your 3d printer or CNC machine

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Lukas Hoppe made this tutorial and designed components that can be 3d printed or lasercut to make cheap DIY linear actuators. It is a set of brackets and endblocks to mount NEMA 17 (or other motors with adapters) motors on linear rails.

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How to design and CNC cut wooden enclosure for your 3d printer

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GuruBrew made an excellent tutorial video with step-by-step instructions on how to design and CNC cut wooden enclosure for your 3d printer. It was made for Maker Farm Prusa i3, but the design could fit or be addapted to most machines.

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DIY 3D Printing: How to unclog your 3Doodler

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DIY 3D Printing. 3D design and printing software. 3d printing books and documents. 3d printing links. How to unclog your 3Doodler. Here is easy tutorial how to clean it and unclog the nozzle. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom).

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No Snow? Here’s How to Make Your Own

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Snowflakes also happen to lend themselves well to parametric design, a method of creating around parameters that can turn one design into many. Today, we’ll learn how to turn one design, a simple snowflake, into multiple products in a variety of shapes, sizes, and materials.