Category Archives: CNC/3D-printing

Nice 3D printed tools for chips and resistors

Nice set of tools to bend pins on chips and resistors to fit correctly. 3D Printed Tool Tips to Straighten DIP Chips and Unstraighten Resistors

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Nice build for a variable benchtop power supply

Nice build, even if you did it by hand instead of using a 3D printer for the case. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Power-Supply-1/

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Nice arduino POV fan display

The author 3D prints the fan, but most of the build could be done with off the shelf materials too. http://www.electronoobs.com/eng_arduino_tut21.php

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Nice simple 3D printed pump

Take an old CPU fan and 3D print out the rest to make the pump.  Then use that for some water toys. http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Brushless-Pump/

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Cool 3D printed airplane launcher

Nice cool 3D printed paper airplane launcher. http://www.instructables.com/id/Mavericks-Launcher/

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Cool robot arm build

The build is pretty neat, the author posted up STL for 3D printing the arm out, even thought it was laser cut.  Looks like you can convert it either way. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2899185

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Build a Wax CNC

Interesting build,  Note that this build is on wheels and moves around.  Basically it prints out wax so that when the cloth is put into dye, the wax keeps the dye off and presto, you have a pattern.  Took me … Continue reading

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3D printed single hand steering wheel knob.

I have seen stuff like this on tractors and boats. Not on regular cars thought. http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Steering-Wheel-Assist-Tool/

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Simple HEPA filter system for a 3D printer

Simple HEPA filter build for a 3D printer case.  Since plastic can have bad stuff in them, its a good idea to try and filter some of that out. http://www.instructables.com/id/Active-Air-Filter-HEPA-13-Filter-and-Active-Carbon/

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A sandblasting CNC

I got a kick out of this one.  The author basically is using the sandblaster to “etch” objects with a CNC.  Downside is the sand causes alot of issues with the machine after a little while. DIY CNC Sandblaster Writes … Continue reading

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