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Tag: 3d Printing

Animated Super Mario Cloud Pendant, AKA Animated Super Mario Bush Pendant

Animated Super Mario Cloud Pendant, AKA Animated Super Mario Bush Pendant
Not all wearables have to be the next big thing. Here’s a high-tech piece of jewelry that you can make with the help of Adafruit’s Pro Trinket microcontroller and a 3D printer. It’s a pendant with a 1.44″ LCD display that’s playing a looping animation.

3D Printed Skeleton Lets You Make LEGO Robots: LEGO Build Fighter

3D Printed Skeleton Lets You Make LEGO Robots: LEGO Build Fighter
You can already build mecha or any robot with LEGO. I mean, it’s LEGO. There’s even a tactical tabletop wargame called Mobile Frame Zero that uses LEGO and other building toys instead of figurines. But if you’d like to have a standardized way of building humanoid robots, MyBuild might be what you’re looking for.

3D Printed Iron Man Prosthetic Hand Can Light up a Kid’s Life

3D Printed Iron Man Prosthetic Hand Can Light up a Kid’s Life
Pat Starace is not only multi-talented, he also has a golden heart. More specifically, a crimson and golden heart. The animator, artist, designer and tinkerer recently shared his design for a 3D printed Iron Man prosthetic hand for children.

Extract & Print 3D Models from Unreal Engine Games: STLen OBJects

Extract & Print 3D Models from Unreal Engine Games: STLen OBJects
Here’s a seemingly no-brainer for 3D printing enthusiasts. If you’re looking for 3D files to print, your Steam library may already hold the files you seek. YouTuber Angus Deveson of Maker’s Muse recently shared a way to convert the files in Unreal Engine games into printable formats.

Someone 3D-Printed a Machine That Folds And Launches Paper Planes

Someone 3D-Printed a Machine That Folds And Launches Paper Planes
Do you remember when we were kids? We had to fold our own damn paper airplanes. It took whole minutes… in the snow… both ways. Now some inventor has created this device that will surely turn the next generation into a bunch of lazy slobs who never move out of their parents’ houses and think they’re soooooo special.

3D Printed Samus Aran Cosplay: MetroiDDD

3D Printed Samus Aran Cosplay: MetroiDDD
Three years ago I found my favorite cosplay ever – an incredible take on Cecil’s Dark Knight form. Two years ago RPF forum member Talaaya started work on her Metroid Prime 3 Samus Aran Varia suit.

Pango Turns Sketches into 3D Models: Pop-up Book 2.0

Pango Turns Sketches into 3D Models: Pop-up Book 2.0
Like any tool, 3D printers can’t magically produce the thing you want on its own. You have to provide detailed instructions to the machine in the form of a 3D model, which of course requires training and studying to master.

3D Printed Raspberry Pi Laptop: Pi-Top

3D Printed Raspberry Pi Laptop: Pi-Top
Earlier this year we saw Bunnie and Xobs’ Novena, the (mostly) open source laptop. Here’s another hacker- and maker-oriented laptop, the Pi-Top. Launching on Kickstarter soon, Pi-Top will be based on the Raspberry Pi. Pi-Top is the brainchild of Ryan Dunwoody and Jesse Lozano.

5axismaker Multi-fabricator: Mill, Scan, Print, Spray & Cut

5axismaker Multi-fabricator: Mill, Scan, Print, Spray & Cut
We’ve seen a couple of compact machines that can print, scan or mill objects. Fedor Gridnev and Elena Gaidar want to raise the bar for affordable workshop machines with the 5axismaker. It’s a 5-axis milling machine, a 3D printer, a 3D scanner, a water jet cutter and a wire cutter in one.

3&DBot Robot 3D Printer: The World is Your Build Platform

3&DBot Robot 3D Printer: The World is Your Build Platform
Like ink printers, the size of a 3D printer limits the size of the objects it can print. Until now. Researchers from two different labs in Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) worked together to create 3&DBot, a 3D printer on wheels.

Local Motors Strati 3D Printed Car: Gone in 44 Hours

Local Motors Strati 3D Printed Car: Gone in 44 Hours
You wouldn’t steal a car, but someday you might be able to download and replicate one, thanks to Local Motors. As of this writing the vehicle maker is creating the world’s (partially) 3D printed car at the 2014 International Manufacturing Technology Show.

3D Printed Wolverine Prosthetic Hand: Healing & Badass Factor

3D Printed Wolverine Prosthetic Hand: Healing & Badass Factor
Here’s a great story where technology, art and compassion meet. e-NABLE is an organization that designs affordable 3D printed prosthetic hands for those in need. e-NABLE volunteer Aaron Brown recently thought of making a colorful prosthetic hand to show to a children’s hospital.

3D Printed Daft Punk Helmet: Plastic After All

3D Printed Daft Punk Helmet: Plastic After All
Adafruit’s been on a tear with its 3D printing projects lately. Their newest creation is a 3D printed replica of the helmet worn by Daft Punk’s Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. It has strips of programmable LEDs inside that are visible through the visor.

3D Printed Photographs: Negative Negatives

3D Printed Photographs: Negative Negatives
A couple of years ago we featured Amanda Ghassaei’s 3D printed records. Here’s another one of her 3D printing projects. She made a Processing script that turns greyscale image files into 3D files. When printed, the resulting piece looks and works like a lithophane – an uneven surface that only reveals the image when illuminated from behind.

3D Printed War Machine Costume: War Machined

3D Printed War Machine Costume: War Machined
It may not be the most beautiful or complex costume in the world, but Redditor transcoder’s War Machine suit was made with cutting edge tech. Transcoder used a RepRap i3v 3D printer and about $1,000 (USD) worth of plastic for some of the larger parts – including the guns – while the rest are papercraft.

3D Printed Concrete Mini Castle: Disneyland Minnesota

3D Printed Concrete Mini Castle: Disneyland Minnesota
We’ve featured a couple of concepts for and attempts at 3D printing a house. A contractor in Minnesota named Andrey Rudenko appears to be really close to becoming one of the first to 3D print a home.

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