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3D Modelers Needed to Help Others to 3D Print Their Ideas


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#1 Wesley G?nter (Homepage) on 2013-01-04 17:13 (Reply)
Sounds like its time for a more formal designer matching service. Where people can publish ideas and designers can have profiles and submit proposals.

Kind of eLance or oDesk for 3D Printing.

At some point it can be part of the overal supply, demand chain process.
#2 Kin Lane (Homepage) on 2013-01-04 18:29 (Reply)
You may be right.
#2.1 Duann on 2013-01-04 19:38 (Reply)
I am always up for interesting work! Especially the more experimental jobs.

That said... I am not interested in bidding on jobs someone posts on-line. Inevitably there is someone else who can make an offer for much less than I charge. For people looking to hire a professional with my experience though.. I'm always willing to listen to what they need, and either make an offer or put them in touch with someone who can.

And yes, perhaps it is time for a solution other than a section on a forum.
#3 Dolf Veenvliet (Homepage) on 2013-01-04 19:07 (Reply)
Interestingly, people sometimes go for the more expensive designers because they understand that a 3D modeler with experience is often much quicker to get the design they are looking for.
#3.1 Duann on 2013-01-04 19:37 (Reply)
This is also very appropriate.
I personally had a bad experience with a modeler that is offered for free (aiming to future sales of my project, which I had to promise the proceeds. I never got the executive files)
After it had spent about 400 euro, where surely he has gained, (otherwise you do not understand why he did send to whether the model, and then send it back to me for a fee) to a bad design of a component, I can not use what printed. Reacts to the modeler not to my emails to try and modify the design, result: time, trust, opportunities and lost 400 euro.
Thou thyself also you were interested In project and I told you that it was the latest changes. It is stopped by the lack of seriousness of the modeler.
Sorry for my English. Best Regards
#3.1.1 Alfplata on 2013-01-18 10:45 (Reply)
... extensive mechanical design background
#4 Steve on 2013-01-04 20:49 (Reply)
I am professional 3d-artist that has already 5 years of experience modeling for 3d-printing.
My rates are reasonable and my results are always good.

Cheers,

Rob Aka BAROBA
#5 Rob Parthoens (Homepage) on 2013-01-04 20:52 (Reply)
I'm a mechanical engineer with product design experience and SolidWorks modeler for over 10 years. In addition to prototype work, I have a line of over 30 wax seals and signet rings made by Shapeways, including many custom creations through my Co-Creator template and private commissions. I once made my own shaving stand here because I couldn't find one I liked for less than $100. Now it's for sale in my shop.
#6 LightbringerDesigns (Homepage) on 2013-01-05 06:14 (Reply)
If you need a 3D model, feel free to contact me.
I have been working with Solidworks for a few years
and may be able to make your idea come to life.
At the moment I have one product in my shop, to see it, click on the link below.

www.shapeways.com/shops/niekdekort
#7 Niek de Kort (Homepage) on 2013-01-05 18:36 (Reply)
I've been here on Shapeways since 2009 and now have my own jewellery website where I specialise in custom-made items (see link in Homepage below). I have a background in photography and art, and fell into 3D modeling many years ago.... with Shapeways allowing me to realise physical models from my digital art.

I'm always open to discussing virtually any project.... and talking is free!

My Shapeways shop: http://www.shapeways.com/shops/slinger?sort=popularity
#8 Glenn (Homepage) on 2013-01-07 02:29 (Reply)
I have about 13 years of experience in 3D modeling: in Rhino, Animation:Master, and Zbrush. I am experienced in modeling for 3D printing. Here is a link to my portfolio:
http://www.coroflot.com/zandoria
#9 William Sutton (Homepage) on 2013-01-07 16:00 (Reply)
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#10 Peter Horn, Ph.D., LL.M. on 2013-01-09 05:41
Do you sell SPAM as well?
#10.1 Glenn (Homepage) on 2013-01-09 12:26 (Reply)
Hey Glenn,

The comment was deleted, we are tweaking the spam filter, as the Shapeways blog gets more popular and more traffic.

We are seeing a few more spam posts slip through the filter.
#10.1.1 Duann on 2013-01-09 14:35 (Reply)
Yeah, it was bound to happen...
#10.1.1.1 Glenn (Homepage) on 2013-01-09 15:34 (Reply)

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