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3D Printing Text Quotes [message #66282] Wed, 17 April 2013 18:07 UTC Go to next message
avatar Cesc  is currently offline Cesc
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Hi all,

I've been curious in 3D printing for a long time but I'm new to the forum.

I wanted to know if there are any examples of text quotes being 3D printed?

I want to print sentences of various lengths. Some examples:

"Get out of the building."
"The main goal is to learn, not to grow."
"When you don't know what you believe, everything becomes an argument. "

Next to them, in a smaller size probably, there would be the name of the person who said it.

Do you think it's a good idea to use 3D printing for something like this? How would you do it?

Thanks for your advice Smile

Cesc.
Re: 3D Printing Text Quotes [message #66296 is a reply to message #66282 ] Wed, 17 April 2013 22:53 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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It's a great idea that I don't think has been done yet. Surprised


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Re: 3D Printing Text Quotes [message #66297 is a reply to message #66282 ] Wed, 17 April 2013 23:01 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Have you seen http://www.shapeways.com/creator/statement_vase/


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Re: 3D Printing Text Quotes [message #66327 is a reply to message #66297 ] Thu, 18 April 2013 09:50 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Thanks! I didn't know about it.

I was thinking on a way to print the sentence in a way it's easier to read.

One way could be printing the text so there is an element keeping all letters together (something like an underline, for example).

The other option I was thinking about was printing the text in "negative" (a solid piece where letters would be cut off).

Do this sound like a good idea?
Re: 3D Printing Text Quotes [message #66341 is a reply to message #66327 ] Thu, 18 April 2013 14:40 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Yep! Sounds great! I think both ideas would work.

Model something up and post it up so we can see what you came up with. Smile


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Re: 3D Printing Text Quotes [message #66364 is a reply to message #66341 ] Thu, 18 April 2013 17:17 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Thanks! I will update the post if I finally go ahead with the idea Smile
Re: 3D Printing Text Quotes [message #66382 is a reply to message #66364 ] Thu, 18 April 2013 21:34 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Have you seen these? The Secret Message Pendant is clever, all by @innovo
http://www.shapeways.com/model/289532/make-your-own-text-mes sage-poem-ring.html?li=productBox-search
http://www.shapeways.com/model/181714/secret-message-pendant .html?li=productBox-search

[Updated on: Thu, 18 April 2013 21:36 UTC]


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Re: 3D Printing Text Quotes [message #66383 is a reply to message #66382 ] Thu, 18 April 2013 21:49 UTC Go to previous message
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Thanks a lot, I didn't know these.

Good references!

 
   
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