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 Topic: Coral skeleton egg cup
Coral skeleton egg cup [message #122171] Thu, 03 September 2015 11:59 UTC
avatar Elysia  is currently offline Elysia
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Registered: March 2015
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I wanted to make some simple torus shaped egg cups, and ended up with this design.
It reminds me of a coral skeleton. Hence the name.

The White strong and flexible material works great for this. The porous surface means the eggs are really stable when placed in the torus.

The material is rated to 80 degrees C, so if you take an egg directly from boiling water and place it in the cup, it could deform. Most of us don't do that however, and if you are able to hold the egg at all, it is safe to use the cup.

I tried printing a version in gold steel too. Here , the temperature is no issue of course, but the lack of friction might be. The polished steel is quite smooth, so the egg is less stable than in the plastic version.

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo148/asche_2008/DSC_3475_zpsujquxzwc.jpg

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo148/asche_2008/DSC_3478_zpsaj7n2li8.jpg

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo148/asche_2008/DSC_3481_zpsfblw15ph.jpg

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo148/asche_2008/DSC_3483_zpswe3v0fkz.jpg

[Updated on: Thu, 03 September 2015 12:03 UTC]

Re: Coral skeleton egg cup [message #122185 is a reply to message #122171 ] Thu, 03 September 2015 17:39 UTC
avatar Andrewsimonthomas  is currently offline Andrewsimonthomas
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Nice design, and beautiful photos!


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 Topic: Demonic Totem Porcelain Print
Re: Demonic Totem Porcelain Print [message #122187 is a reply to message #121615 ] Thu, 03 September 2015 18:00 UTC
avatar seriaforma is currently online seriaforma
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These came out great! Beautiful sculpting that works perfectly with the material!

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