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Combinatory Manufacturing: Please excuse this slight intermission


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Hey Ana, are the earrings stopped as well?
#1 Michiel Cornelissen (Homepage) on 2011-07-19 09:23 (Reply)
Stainless Steel prints from Shapeways are magnetic!

It'd be sweet if you could include tiny rare earth magnets so we can sell lapel 'pins'. This would be incredibly cheap and easy to implement. You can buy thousands of those small magnets for not much money, and just drop one in each package when someone flags it as 'pin'.

We also would like a way to flag an object as necklace/earring/pin right from the Shapeways website, instead of going the roundabout way of pasting the link and item number into an email to service@shapeways.com
#2 todd blatt (Homepage) on 2011-07-19 13:43 (Reply)
Hey Michiel, I'm waiting for final confirmation but it looks like earring hooks are still going strong. I'll let you know for sure when I hear back, direct from the source.

Todd, I'm curious about what the demand would be like for magnetic lapel "pins". This summer our product team is spending most of their time working on back office software, basically improving the tools we use internally so that we can make everything more reliable for the community. After that, we'll begin focusing again on improvements to the part of the website that you deal with, and creating a button for combinatory manufacturing items is toward the top of the list.
#3 Anonymous on 2011-07-19 22:39 (Reply)
Whoops, that was me. Sorry guys! :/
#4 Ana Hevesi on 2011-07-19 22:40 (Reply)
Hey Michiel, just a heads up, I confirmed earring hooks are doing fine at the moment. ;-)
#5 Ana Hevesi on 2011-07-27 17:07 (Reply)

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