EWaste 60$ 3DPrinter

Great reuse of old CDROM drives!

EWaste 60$ 3DPrinter.

Origami Robot


Self-folding origami robots are cool. This paper one uses layers of paper and heat-activated shape-memory polymer that bends when heated to create structural folds. This origami robot autonomously constructs itself, unlike the awesome Mobee also from Harvard.

Thinks.

Artificial Intelligence with Arduinos by Michael Backus | Udemy

Learn electronics and programming building the nanomouse. Free online video lectures at Udemy.com, open 3D printable frame and all the electronics available in a kit for $100 kit. All parts details at Michael Backus’s Nanomouse site.

Artificial Intelligence with Arduinos by Michael Backus | Udemy.

Foldscope: Origami based print and fold paper-microscope

Foldscope: Origami based print and fold paper-microscope.

An origami $1 microscope that can open up micro-biology to everyone, in particular schools across developing countries (although we could also do with them here in the UK too).

Foldscopes can provide up to roughly 2,100x magnification, providing a resolution of about 0.7 microns. Can be looked through or used to project.

Printeer – a 3D printer for kids & schools by Mission Street Manufacturing — Kickstarter

iPad-oriented 3D printer for children on Kickstarter for ~£325. Alas, no information on print resolution or the technical capability of the iPad app.

Printeer – a 3D printer for kids & schools by Mission Street Manufacturing — Kickstarter.

Bears on Stairs: A Stop Motion-Animation from 3D-Printed Models

Lots of 3D printing meets old-school stop motion animation by London-based DBLG. Click through for HD video.

Bears on Stairs: A Stop Motion-Animation Created from 3D-Printed Frames | Colossal.

Chinese company 3D prints 10 houses in a day

 

In Shanghai, China, the WinSun Decoration Design Engineering Company claims to have 3D printed ten houses with inexpensive industrial scraps in 24 hours.Gg

Chinese company 3D prints 10 houses in a day | Impact Lab.

3D Printering: Making A Thing In CAD

A series of articles using different (most free) 3D CAD software for designing the same part. Software covered: FreeCAD, OpenSCAD, AutoCAD, Blender, SketchUp, Autodesk 123D.

3D Printering: Making A Thing In FreeCAD, Part I.

Build your own RepRap

Instructable instructions on building your own RepRap.

3D Printer.