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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






It always was. It always was because somethingness cannot spawn from nothingness. And in the was of the past there is the forever of the now. Only now. Only now and nothing new, for anything new would add to the infinite, yet there can only be one infinite. Only one. The universe is only becoming something new in the delusion of our minds. This delusion that makes life worth living in our perceived universe becoming.
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/


Patience, Persistance, Politeness - the 3Ps will help us get us to Perfect Printed Products
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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