Category Archives: FAB

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This is How You Turn Beard Hair Into a High-Powered Slingshot

2 days ago

Joerg Sprave of the Slingshot Channel never fails to entertain. (Check out our interview with him.) He can make a slingshot from anything. His latest video proves that, with the…

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3D Printed 22×22 Rubik’s Cube is the Largest in the World

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An anonymous puzzle maker has made history by building the world’s largest twisty puzzle in the world with a 22×22 Rubik’s cube. The designer failed twice when previous designs exploded,…

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How to Make a ‘Power Drill’ From Natural Materials if You’re Ever Stuck in the Wild

2 weeks ago

With over a million views on his primitive technology-related videos, the YouTuber appropriately known only as Primitive Technology has indeed found the recipe for viral success. While primitive technology and…

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This is What Happens When You Pour Molten Copper into a Coconut

2 weeks ago

Whether it’s a cantaloupe, an anthill, or even raw steak, there’s no shortage of what’s possible for testing the effects of casting or pouring molten metal in or on natural…

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Yobi3D Model Search Finds the Most 3D Printable File (And Anything Related)

2 weeks ago

People have been using Google search since 1997 (in 1996 it was known as BackRub) to search for information on everything under the son and beyond. With the rise of…

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Ultimate Upcycling | Forging a Knife from Fish Hooks

2 weeks ago

These days, it seems like we rarely go a week without some crazy blacksmith vying for YouTube view counts with an attention-grabbing blade design. Regardless of whether the skilled blacksmiths…

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Fleks3D Fab-Slaps Us with New Build-Plates for Delta 3D Printers and More Sizes

2 weeks ago

When it comes to 3D printing, there are several methods you can use to help anchor the print to the print bed–painters tape (blue tape), hairspray, glass with a little…

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Behind the Design | Ben Harris on Building Wood Boats by Hand

2 weeks ago

According to Cornwall, UK-based traditional wooden boat builder Ben Harris, a wooden sailing boat is perhaps the most glorious instrument the human hand can build. Perhaps unsurprisingly then, his mother…

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The Designer of the Nokia 1200 Mobile Phone Just Created the World’s First 3D Knitted Shoes

2 weeks ago

Although we’ve seen a fair share of 3D printing applications for midsoles in modern footwear design, we’ve been yet to see any additive manufacturing technique that’s been practical enough for…