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Forum: General Discussion
 Topic: introducing SHAPEWAYS LIVE
introducing SHAPEWAYS LIVE [message #121384] Tue, 18 August 2015 20:59 UTC
avatar Andrewsimonthomas  is currently offline Andrewsimonthomas
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Hey All,

We're now hosting LIVE hangouts so we can talk a little more personally. Shapeways LIVE is every Tuesday at 5pm EST.

Check out the discussion here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAuQuoL-tRk

To join the discussion PM me or tweet questions at #SWLIVE to have them answered.


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 Topic: Case Studies: What are you most successful marketing stories for your products?
Case Studies: What are you most successful marketing stories for your products? [message #120361] Fri, 31 July 2015 16:39 UTC
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Hey Shapies!

We post a lot of info on our blog, tutorial pages, and skillshare with tips and tricks on how to promote, market and sell your products here on Shapeways.

I'd love to hear some of the stories directly from you guys about what has worked - or not worked! I think the more we can share our own experiences, the stronger we become in paving our way to success.

So here's some food for thought:

What have been your most successful stories when it comes to promoting your products?
Have you found any weird tricks to tapping into a niche market?
Have you ever posted something on a specific website (reddit, imgur, for example) and seen a sudden spike in sales?
Or, have you ever noticed a jump in orders and wonder "why are people paying attention?"

Really any story works here. Share away! :)



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 Topic: Avatar, photo sculpture
Avatar, photo sculpture [message #119962] Sat, 25 July 2015 08:43 UTC
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Hi, I'm new here.
I'm looking for a niche on the photo sculptures in 3d, avatar. but not how to get started.Programs need to pass a photo to upload to 3D shaperways for the manufacture and the same in 3d photo sculptures. scan a person to take a picture sculpture in 3d. and create a store in shapeways.
 Topic: lg g3 tray for vrone ?
lg g3 tray for vrone ? [message #119960] Sat, 25 July 2015 07:00 UTC
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hi
i want to order shapeways for 3d tray g3 for vrone but i have some doubts about if 3d tray doesnt fit to my phone and vrone?am i right to doubtfull ? or stl file given by official site is enough for acurrate 3d printing.and is this shapeways site give waranty for unaccurate 3d printing?

http://zeissvrone.tumblr.com/post/116542505887/3d-print-your -zeiss-vr-one-tray-for-samsung-galaxy

[Updated on: Sat, 25 July 2015 07:03 UTC]

 Topic: Next Step: Injection Molding
Next Step: Injection Molding [message #118821] Tue, 07 July 2015 21:37 UTC
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Hi everyone,

Shapeways has been a fantastic find for me! Great pricing, quick service, and quality 3d printed parts. I wish I had found them when I first started prototyping. Would have saved me a lot of money and time.

I am now ready to look into Injection Molding. Rather than sorting through a bunch of companies, I figured some of you may have suggestions. I don't want to make the same mistakes as before. Any great companies you have worked with in the past? Did they offer fair pricing? Where were they located? Was the final cost very close to their original quote? Were you happy with the quality, service and so forth?

I have talked to a couple companies like icomold and quickparts. I have a few friends who know of companies in China. Figured I would ask Shapeways customers while I am at it. Any feedback is greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

Ben
 Topic: Please help us out with this 2-minute survey
Please help us out with this 2-minute survey [message #116435] Fri, 29 May 2015 22:40 UTC
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Hi everyone,
We're graduate students doing a research project about 3D printing. So we'd like to have at least 100 responses on these surveys for data analysis.

If you DON'T HAVE a 3D printer, click https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LYB69B6
If you HAVE a 3D printer, click https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LN3GZ8D

Please help us out by completing it and telling your family, friends, etc. too.
WE REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR INPUT !
Thank you.
 Topic: Inventory Problems
Inventory Problems [message #116120] Sun, 24 May 2015 17:39 UTC
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Hey guys, so for whatever reason I cannot view my inventory. I logged out my account and typed in my tags in the search engine as a guest and was able to find and view my items when when I'm logged in I cannot view them. Is anyone else experiencing simular issues?
 Topic: University of Cambridge 3D Printing Consumer Trends Survey
University of Cambridge 3D Printing Consumer Trends Survey [message #115546] Fri, 15 May 2015 08:46 UTC
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Hi,

My name is Tobias and I am working on a project on consumer trends in 3D printing as part of my studies at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School.

For this, I am interested in people who have engaged with 3D printing themselves and thought you might be interested in filling in our brief survey, which should take no more than 5 minutes of your time.

https://jbs.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_7U5He5I60I6OjE9

I really appreciate your time and your input would help me a lot to understand trends in and perceptions of 3D printing better.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please do not hesitate to ask.
Also, if you are interested in the outcomes of our research just indicate your interest and I will send you a copy of the report once it is finished. All personal information will be treated confidentially and deleted after the project is completed.

Thanks again for your help!

Best

Tobias
 Topic: interview for senior protect
interview for senior protect [message #115055] Mon, 04 May 2015 14:26 UTC
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1. How long have you been employed as a 3D designer / modeler?
2. What was your major in college?
3. What kind of salary could I expect starting my career as a 3D designer?
4. What is the work environment like where you work?
5. What kind of things should I be good at before I start college for 3D modeling?

please answer them though private message or you can replay with the answers and please answer them at your Earliest convince please and thank you very much
 Topic: 3D Printing Podcast How To make Money With 3D Printing
3D Printing Podcast How To make Money With 3D Printing [message #114627] Mon, 27 April 2015 16:41 UTC
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Hey Everyone,

I am doing a podcast on selling a 3D printed object showing exactly how I plan on doing it. Marketing tactics, profit margins, conversions, everything.

I bring on experts from both the internet marketing industry and the 3D printing industry. This weeks episode is the first iteration phase

Let me know what you think.

http://www.i3dcreatives.com/e9-iterate-evolve-design-product -update/

Website: www.i3dcreatives.com
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EMail: john@i3dcreatives.com
 Topic: CEO of Robo3D Braydon Moreno interviewed on Lean Business Podcast
CEO of Robo3D Braydon Moreno interviewed on Lean Business Podcast [message #114586] Sun, 26 April 2015 23:18 UTC
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Lean Business is a podcast about 3D printing, specifically how to make money with 3D printing.

This episode is an interview with Braydon Moreno, the CEO of Robo3D.

http://www.i3dcreatives.com/e8-ideas-becoming-reality-w-bray don-moreno-ceo-of-robo-3d-printers/

You can also enter for your chance to win a free 3D printer at www.i3dcreatives.ca

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 Topic: Shapeways tabletop miniatures - Facebook group
Shapeways tabletop miniatures - Facebook group [message #114162] Mon, 20 April 2015 04:09 UTC
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I created group "Shapeways tabletop miniatures" in Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1435764866720065/
Let's collect all 3d printable miniatures and bits from Shapways!

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 Topic: 3D Printing with CLIP
3D Printing with CLIP [message #113196] Wed, 01 April 2015 13:26 UTC
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The latest thing developed by Carbon 3D is in a way opposite to the traditional layering process and resembles a lot the SLA printing and the similarity is that the printed object grows from a pool of liquid resin.
But how does it happen and what are the advantages of this method called CLIP (Continuous Liquid Interface Production)? The central part is played by the photosensitive resin. It reacts to ultraviolet light (UV) and oxygen. The result is amazing and so is the process itself as the print emerges from the pool of liquid like in a sci-fi movie.

One of the persons responsible for the new technique is Professor Joseph De Simone who is also Carbon 3D's Chief Executive Officer. The method the company has developed has made 3D printing much faster - a plastic ball from a video they have launched is ready in just ten minutes instead of ten hours with the traditional 3D printing technologies. And the professor is right that there are actually mushrooms that grow faster than a print becomes complete by the conventional 3D printing - in his words - "2D printing over and over again".

Besides the speed which is enough advantage alone, the new method results in much stronger prints due to the lack of weak areas resulting from layering.

3D printing has brought many improvements to industries and has found countless applications even in its traditional slow and not that high-quality ways. But imagine how far this technology can go with the method developed by Carbon 3D. Custom made parts for cars and machines as well as orthodontic stents can be ordered and delivered as fast as buying conventional ones directly from your local store.

Add to this new method the innovative materials developed by the company that will break the limitations of polymer based materials used in traditional 3D printing and you will get the perfect universal machine that can print anything. And the possibilities for its application are endless.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/eT6sFfsAV1_Y76SRoa9tuUtYz0ulXUmu13H1_ONMUY2GrkEOCwW4bF7EV3_IaHtqszuOlGr6usd7TFp9rVFUDzRmPI0Nu6Sa8WU5pYEYYrv60n_Uf2kHEsyChcOXsv-IQloVmYQ
 Topic: Arranging Profile
Arranging Profile [message #113149] Wed, 01 April 2015 07:43 UTC
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Hello; I know on shapeways there is away to arrange items in your shop but is there away to arrange items on your profile?


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 Topic: Thank you designers who been helping me on my project for 2015 Christmas live train show.
Thank you designers who been helping me on my project for 2015 Christmas live train show. [message #112901] Fri, 27 March 2015 01:13 UTC
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As you know many designers have been helping me on a project in N-scale or 1:160 scale.
Building a 100 flatcar Military train Since January when I got handed this project for this up coming Christmas Live Show in 2015. So give me a year to put this massive train in N-scale together.
We using this website which has the best list for Modern U.S. Military Vehicles and support equipment. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_currently_active_United _States_military_land_vehicles
Also youtube looking at different videos of military flat car loads.
So like to give s big thank you to following designers so far. Plus feel free to buy some there designs for yourself. Awesome work All.
Designer shapeway store front Notes
Gvrocksnow Jeevi
KYMatti Matti's mini Many are 1/144 scale love to see reduce down to N-scale. His Hemtt's are smaller then mine kitbash.
Eagle Positive Climb
PTLmyoung Chuck Place
Evolde Evolution Designees
3d Modellbaueu 3d Modellbaueu Germany A new comer to this project who has posted new modern military design Humvees.
Steve3d Coolhand A good friend who does some sci-fi models I have gotten from him.

That it as far as ones that been posting on shapeways I like to say thank you for your support.
So never to late post something If your a designer who got a storefront on shapeway or new upcoming designer. let me know. I'll buy a few . Plus I believe others will too. People are all way looking for items in N-scale. Eaither for model railroading or 10mm war gaming.
If you like to learn more or follow the progress. Join over at facebook look for Meadowbrook church model Model railroaders group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/323013387854708/
Plus learn more items we are interested in. Also come April I will be doing a class about 3d printing and shapeways. Interested in attending contact us.
Learn how Shapways, 3d printing is shaping the new way for model railroaders.
Also there another military train in Ho scale being built to honor those from ww2
Have nice day and again Thank you designers for the support Hope to see new items soon. Still got long list to go. to reach 100 flatcars loads.
God Bless
Cherokeeblade
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 Topic: Contribution to science and co-operation request
Contribution to science and co-operation request [message #112789] Wed, 25 March 2015 04:57 UTC
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Dear Ladies/Gentlemen

We are researchers of a University in Italy conducting a research on co-creation for 3D Printing industry. I would like to kindly ask you to fill out a questionnaire which only follows research and academic purposes. The final results of our research can be highly helpful for the Additive manufacturing industry. Hence, if you help us in filling and answering the questionnaire, you will be a great contributor to this field.

I would like to thank you in advance for the co-operation and I wish that the results help all of us to improve our usage experience for 3D Printing.

Here's the link to the questionnaire:
http://goo.gl/AEljD6

Best regards

Shahab Zare shahabeddin.zare@mail.polimi.it
Researcher at Politecnico di Milano, Department of Economics, Industrial and Management Engineering
 Topic: DiddleBugs are here!
DiddleBugs are here! [message #110882] Fri, 20 February 2015 18:43 UTC
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Hello everyone,

I wanted to share my new line of characters, the DiddleBugs! Currently sold exclusively on Shapeways, I wanted to receive the community's opinion and feedback before the Easter release. If you have and suggestions, see any issues, or just want to say hi, please feel free to comment. Thank you for your help, and look forward to your participation in the DiddleBugs launch!

shapeways.com/shops/cgmodeling - Shapeways Shop
DiddleBugs.com - Official Website


Big DiddleBugs Hug,
Mike

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 Topic: selecting sizes from drop down
selecting sizes from drop down [message #110816] Thu, 19 February 2015 21:20 UTC
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How do i make a size selection drop down for my ring, and do i need all the meshes of sizes in one file uploaded or separate files?


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 Topic: Cartoon miniature spacecraft
Cartoon miniature spacecraft [message #110315] Wed, 11 February 2015 16:18 UTC
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Looking to see if anyone has created in miniature size (4 to 5) inches
Of old cartoons spaceships for example:
Exosquad ships
Wing commander academy ships
Robotech ships
 Topic: Problems with updating products etc
Problems with updating products etc [message #110209] Tue, 10 February 2015 20:22 UTC
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hello,

just wondering if I'm the only one having problems updating and viewing my own products? My inventory doesn't even want to load half of the time. When I try and click on the product it keeps bringing up the page for 'we can't find the page you're looking for'. If I try to update it tells me the product doesn't exist for a few attempts until finally saving. Also wondering if I'm having these products then can anyone else see them?

Thanks,

Luke
 Topic: Porcelain Material
Porcelain Material [message #109631] Wed, 04 February 2015 19:53 UTC
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how long is the wait to receive a reply for the porcelain material? or are you guys not accepting anyone else now?


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 Topic: Staircase effect, which material/stamp technology to prevent it?
Staircase effect, which material/stamp technology to prevent it? [message #109563] Tue, 03 February 2015 17:16 UTC
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I would like to print an Hyrule crest logo (see the attachment): Due to the form of the logo i'm afraid that staircase effect could be too much visible. There's a way (material or technology) to reduce it or prevent it ?

Thanks in advance

 Topic: items in 'BETA'
items in 'BETA' [message #109447] Sun, 01 February 2015 22:55 UTC
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The BETA tag almost seems like a sales killer to me. It's like hey, this has never been bought before so can you please be my guinea pig?

I have my items in beta right now but I think I should take them out, unless someone can convince me otherwise. All the new items people put up, I rarely see any of them as beta as mine are.
 Topic: Free Webinar about 3D Printing Prosthetics
Free Webinar about 3D Printing Prosthetics [message #109201] Thu, 29 January 2015 21:19 UTC
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Hi everyone!

With the emergence of the 3D printing industry, how can 3D printing help kids who need upper limbs and fingers?

Watch this conversation with the Jon Schull & Jeremy Simon of e-NABLE

We are also offering an online course on 3D Printing for Social Good, feel free to get in touch with me if you would like a discount for the course!

- Samita

 Topic: Maybe in last minute Shapeways open their eyes!
Maybe in last minute Shapeways open their eyes! [message #109127] Wed, 28 January 2015 21:47 UTC
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Optimise the site for mobile before mobility really takes over all and clients gets used to mobile.

Check the revenue of Facebook from mobile ads http://www.theverge.com/2015/1/28/7931091/facebook-earnings- q4-fourth-quarter-2014 a big "!" point for you guys to start think in 21 century way.

There it is not only PC environment there are Smartphones that overcome the "general phone" and now are near first in buying for all , Tablet that are growing.

Even 3D app go mobile this year. !


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 Topic: How can 3d support Charlie?
How can 3d support Charlie? [message #108333] Sun, 18 January 2015 23:32 UTC
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Hi,

I was inspired with the gigantic impact of the phrase: "Je Suis Charlie"
Wouldn't it be great if 3d printed object could keep this "alive".
With that in mind I designed a couple of items of which I'll donate all the profit they make to the red cross for children in a areas around the world.

I know this is NOT the appropriate place to post this, but forwarding or twitter the link is for free and wouldn't it be great if we could support charity by designing 3d?

www.shapeways.com/shops/YouRinMyHart?section=Charlie&s=0

Best
 Topic: steel material for small scale rocket models
steel material for small scale rocket models [message #107503] Thu, 08 January 2015 14:33 UTC
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I was wondering if anyone has had any input as to detail of small scale (1/400) models done in steel or is detail too rough?
Should I consider other material, but I am seeking heavy weight?
Thank You for any and all direction!
Tim
 Topic: Threads in Bronze and Stainless steel
Threads in Bronze and Stainless steel [message #105894] Mon, 22 December 2014 17:08 UTC
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Are there any guidelines anywhere for tolerances when creating threads in bronze and/or stainless steel parts so that they do assemble together after being printed?

Does anyone have much experience with this?

Thanks!


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 Topic: Amazing
Amazing [message #104514] Mon, 08 December 2014 11:00 UTC
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Thanks shapeways. I traced my wife's tattoo and made earrings. I plan to press these into dental ceramic.. Or cast them into gold. This was my first project and I am stoked.. Fantastic :)

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 Topic: Is there a problem
Is there a problem [message #104452] Sat, 06 December 2014 04:28 UTC
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Hi everybody,

I have send 3 mails dince 2 weeks to Shapeways for a compliant.

But, I have no respons.

Is there anybody who have the same problem.

Usually, they are very swift for respons.

Thank's.
Franck.
 Topic: UPS screwup :)
UPS screwup :) [message #103972] Sat, 29 November 2014 20:37 UTC
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I ordered a sweet MLP figure... first time... 80€ out of the window^^

The figure got send and got closer.......... closer...... clooooooser.... 110km < could had picked it up by this point XD
and then........ as i thought "its there tomorrow!!!"................ checking a last time!

Netherlands 11/26/2014 9:36 A.M. Order Processed: Ready for UPS
11/27/2014 9:24 A.M. Arrival Scan
Eindhoven, Netherlands 11/26/2014 11:45 P.M. Departure Scan
11/27/2014 5:59 P.M. Arrival Scan
Herne-Boernig, Germany 11/27/2014 10:52 A.M. Departure Scan
Nurnberg, Germany 11/27/2014 8:55 P.M. Departure Scan
11/26/2014 8:26 P.M. Origin Scan
Vienna,Austria 11/28/2014 8:26 A.M. We've incorrectly sorted the package at our facility. This may cause at least one business day delay.
11/28/2014 5:00 A.M. Arrival Scan

600+ km to me......... LOL ............ how the......... buck XD
Haha...... hope it still arrives. Lucky i had a reallllly goood day, or i would take this with a little less humor :}

hope you guys got a little more luck then me <3

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 Topic: Win a 3D Scanned Bust of yourself
Win a 3D Scanned Bust of yourself [message #103606] Mon, 24 November 2014 16:09 UTC
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WIN a 3D PRINTED CATAPULT or a personalised 3D SCANNED BUST.
To celebrate being 80% funded on our IndieGoGo campaign with 2 weeks left, we are launching a referral competition!

In partnership with Autodesk's 123D Catch app, we'll be giving away a personalised 3D scanned trophy of the winners head to the person who shares our campaign the most.

We are also giving away a FREE MakerShot - the 3D printed, phone-controlled catapult, to anyone who's referrals lead to £200+ contributions.

All you need to do is log into IndieGoGo and use their share tools to promote our campaign.

https://images.indiegogo.com/file_attachments/1042459/files/20141124060549-COMP_GRAPHIC.jpg?1416837949

You can find our campaign here: bit.ly/makerindiegogo
Thanks guys, and good luck!
MC x
 Topic: GIVEAWAY!!
GIVEAWAY!! [message #103495] Sun, 23 November 2014 03:28 UTC
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Go to #Zillijia and find the latest status update that reads: GIVEAWAY!!

Follow incredibly simple instructions there to win 1 of 4 pieces by Zillijia!

Thank you!

Happy Holidays

Also linked here: https://www.facebook.com/Zillijia?ref=aymt_homepage_panel


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 Topic: FREE LESSON on Design. Print. Sell - 3D Printing For Artists!
FREE LESSON on Design. Print. Sell - 3D Printing For Artists! [message #103404] Fri, 21 November 2014 21:32 UTC
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Hey Guys
Joseph Drust and Tomas Wittelsbach have joined forces to bring you an incredible, fully loaded 3D printing program with UArtsy. We just wrapped up an awesome webinar with Joseph Drust & Thomas Wittelsbach on how artists today are using 3D printing Technology.
Get the FREE Webinar and Lessons here.

This 3D Printing bundle combines Joseph's 3D Printing For Artists course with Tomas' Jewelry Design In ZBrush course to give you...
• 10 weeks of training on creating your own line of custom-made jewelry using ZBrush and 3D printing
• 10 weeks of training on advanced digital sculpting and 3D printing processes
• Weekly live critiques with BOTH Tomas Wittelsbach and Joseph Drust themselves!

In his 10-week intensive course, Joseph Drust will show you everything you need to know to create your own collectibles, freelance for the toy industry & get started with your own Makerbot or Shapeways.

Jewelry design is a fine art that has exploded thanks to the advent of digital sculpting and 3D printing. In his 10-week intensive course, Tomas Wittelsbach, will teach you his complete production workflow, giving you all the techniques you'll need to create your very own reproducible high-end jewelry or assets.

See more Information on classes HERE

Hope you guys can join US :-)

 Topic: Average material stock and order size
Average material stock and order size [message #102226] Mon, 03 November 2014 09:55 UTC
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Dear users,
I am a student from Latvia and I am carrying out research about 3D printing habits. Would you help me and say for how long you buy your 3D printing materials stock and what is the average order size? Thank you for your input.
Martins
 Topic: Two Blog Posts for Blender->Shapeways Newbies
Two Blog Posts for Blender->Shapeways Newbies [message #101238] Tue, 14 October 2014 17:03 UTC
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Greetings All,

My name is Vicky. I just started dabbling in modeling and 3D printing this year. I still have an awful lot to learn, but I'm totally in love. The electric excitement that accompanies waiting for your models to arrive in the mail is the adult equivalent of Christmases and birthdays. LOVE it.

Anyway, as I've been working, I've been keeping notes, screenshots, and links to related tutorials of my process in Blender. I've gotten two projects up as blog posts. You seasoned modelers out there are definitely not going to be razzled and dazzled by my ability to extrude Bezier curves and use the Boolean Modifier. : ) BUT-- if there is anyone out there just getting started, perhaps this can help demystify the process a little bit or help you take your first leap into 3D printing.

Creating a Breastfeeding Origami Owl Charm with Blender and Shapeways

Making a School Bus Wine Stopper with Blender, Shapeways, and Niles Bottle Stoppers

Thanks everyone. Have a great day!
Vicky
 Topic: functioning models
functioning models [message #100960] Fri, 10 October 2014 08:43 UTC
avatar gagandeep  is currently offline gagandeep
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Registered: September 2013
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Hi,
Don't you think shapeways should have a category where functioning models could be placed like Theo jansen with his strandbeest https://www.shapeways.com/shops/theojansen.

If it did happen, i would have a place to put most of my models.
https://www.shapeways.com/designer/gagandeep

So far there has only been the beta category and that hasn't got many functioning models.
And i would really appreciate if shapeways was able to make such a category.

[Updated on: Fri, 10 October 2014 17:46 UTC]

 Topic: Pricing Wizard for Macs?
Pricing Wizard for Macs? [message #100768] Tue, 07 October 2014 23:18 UTC
avatar DanielGSw  is currently offline DanielGSw
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Registered: January 2013
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I've tried downloading the pricing wizard, but get an .exe file, which is useless for me, a Mac user. I can take off the .exe extension and open the .csv file, but how do I "save changes" as mentioned on the site?


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 Topic: design dishware
design dishware [message #100395] Sun, 05 October 2014 15:15 UTC
avatar avalorraine  is currently offline avalorraine
Messages: 1
Registered: October 2014
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i need a dishware designer, NY or northeast
 Topic: Xbox Kinect + Skanect 3D scan rig
Xbox Kinect + Skanect 3D scan rig [message #99521] Tue, 30 September 2014 17:46 UTC
avatar Doyz  is currently offline Doyz
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Registered: January 2014
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Hi there.
Just sharing my new design of rig on rail for scannig with a Kinect Xbox 360 and Skenect. I'm planning to make it cut in MDF 1/2" on a CNC. I figured out that the best way to scan with Skanect is to begin with the top of the model. So I came with a C shape design. It is not complete since I will have to rotate auround the model but I will figure how to do it when I'll have the rig physically completed. It's optimized to scan a 0.4mX0.4mC0.4m size box in Skanect but I'm sure I'll be able to scan bigger and maybe smaller bounding box. The ''head'' will be mounted on 4 bearigns.
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