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Grinding Gears
Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Workshop-Ready Steampunk Goggles

Many steampunk cosplay items provide mechanical style and an aesthetic look. But these elaborate 3D printed steampunk goggles are equipped with prescription lenses and welding filters that will keep your eyes safe while you're in the workshop.

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Open Source Seas
Project of the Week: 3D Print a Solar-Powered Open RC Boat

Want to spend the summer days sailing the seven seas and soaking up the sun? Thingiverse user UniversalMaker shows us how to build a 3D printed Open RC Boat equipped with solar panels.  

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Lights, Camera, Action!
Weekend Project: 3D Printed Motorized Turntable for Photo & Video

Want to capture all 360 degrees of an object with your camera? Adafruit has recently shared a 3D printing project that shows you how to create an inexpensive turntable made for photographers and videographers. 

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Weekend Project: Make Your Garden Glow with 3D Printed LED Flowers

Want to give your 3D printer the green thumb? Autodesk and Instructables content creator Becky Stern shares a project on how to make 3D printed light-up flowers with LED lights. 

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Weekend Project: A $20 DIY Heated DryBox for 3D Printing Filament Storage

Want to keep your filament in tip-top shape? Engineer and 3D printing enthusiast RichRap shows us how to create DIY Heated DryBox for 3D Printing filament for under $20.  

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Weekend Project: How to 3D Print Watertight and Airtight Containers

A new Instructables post from user mikey77 shows how you can adjust your 3D printing slicer settings to make watertight and airtight containers, cups, tanks, and more.  

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Ready, Aim, Print
Weekend Project: Take Aim With This Awesome 3D Printed Mini Crossbow

South Korean maker "DIYPark" shows us how to create a fully 3D printed and functional Mini Crossbow. Set up some targets and take aim, because it's time to get your archery on.  

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Project of the Week: Make Your Own Coin-Spitting Mario Question Block

For this week's Project of the Week, 3D print and Arduino your way to this coin-spitting Question Block from universe of Nintendo favorite, Mario.

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Make Your Soda Shine
Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Customizable Soda Can Lamp

An engineer named Arnd (also known as AHNT) recently shared a fun 3D printing project, showing us how to create an customizable soda can lamp that can you light up with LEDs or a candle. 

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Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own RetroPie Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch games console is an undeniable success. But, retailing for a few hundred dollars, its does require a significant chunk of change. Why not build your own for a fraction of the cost instead? Here's how (disclaimer: the PiSwitch will not play Nintendo Switch games).

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Not Your Average Soda Gun
Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own NERF Thirst Zapper Gun From Fallout 4

With just a spring and a 3D printer, Croatian digital artist and maker Vedran Marjanovic Wekster shows you how to create a NERF-ified version of the Thirst Zapper gun from the video game series Fallout. 

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Weekend Project: 3D Printed OKAY 2 Synth Brings Music to the Maker’s Ears

Oskitone's new and improved OKAY 2 is a mind-blowing DIY synth that you can 3D print and put together on your own. Hone your 3D printing and soldering skills with this sweet musical instrument and let the sounds sweep you away!

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One Way Ticket to Hogwarts
Weekend Project: 3D Printed Harry Potter Spectrespecs with LED Lights

Eight-year-old maker Purple Oranji turns Adafruit NeoPixel goggles into a pair of 3D printed Spectrespecs, the zany light-up shades featured in the Harry Potter movies. This weekend project is the perfect way to show your kids that a 3D printer is just as extraordinary as a magic wand.