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Forum: It arrived!
 Topic: Bronze Tie Pin
Bronze Tie Pin [message #79128] Sat, 16 November 2013 02:46 UTC
avatar TurtlesAreCool  is currently offline TurtlesAreCool
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I received my first bronze print today (polished). I'm pleased with the level of detail, but I do have a question. Do polished pieces generally have some color variation? My first instinct was that the metal looked rusty or stained, but I am unable to remove the apparent stain with a soft cloth. The surface does not feel rough, either. So, I'm a little confused.

The stains are much more obvious on the back (which is better than being on the front), but there are a few discolorations on the front also.

Front:
index.php?t=getfile&id=45269&private=0

Back:
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 Topic: BunnyBot sculpts
BunnyBot sculpts [message #79058] Fri, 15 November 2013 09:37 UTC
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Hi all! Super excited to receive prints of my BunnyBot sculpture tonight. 2"FUD, 3"WSF, 4" FD and 4"WSF. More info here: heavypoly.com

I want to make some silicone molds, thinking about cutting the arms, legs and head off with an xacto knife. Does this sound reasonable? How would you guys do it?

What's good for painting FD and FUD to get details to show up?

On to the pictures
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 Topic: Corfe Castle Railway Station and Selsey Tramway Falcon coach in British N Scale (1/148)
Corfe Castle Railway Station and Selsey Tramway Falcon coach in British N Scale (1/148) [message #78876] Wed, 13 November 2013 14:50 UTC
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Finally, after much work, multiple problems and occasional cancellation when trying to print, because of tiny details..., I have in my hands this little wonder.

Knowing the limitations of the WSF material, I have to admit that when I've opened the box and look at the model... I've been pleasantly thrilled with the result.

I know that photos are not very good, but I hope you can appreciate the result.

http://imageshack.us/a/img545/6428/dixv.th.jpg

http://imageshack.us/a/img96/5761/rcn9.th.jpg


Here, my printed model compared to a commercial model:

http://imageshack.us/a/img443/600/evmg.th.jpg

The question of tiny details is a real problem because I can not pretend to open a shop and having to write an email every time someone wants to buy the model, taking responsibility for details in printed model are not well defined , but I hope that, in a near future , Shapeways decide to include a checkbox or something so, under the heading 'print under my responsibility ', to work normally with this type of models.

I also hope that in future we can enjoy higher resolution materials with the same price of WSF (or less , of course XD Very Happy ) and that the final result for this scale (1/148) could be a bit better.

Well, overall I have to admit that result of printed model has been very good.

And this is a Selsey Tramway Falcon passenger bogies coach printed in FUD, including NEM couplings, whose final appearance is downright better than my previous test in this same material.

http://imageshack.com/a/img607/5946/qkxs.jpg

I've 'printed' wheels and couplers to see the posibilities of printing this kind of stuff, and the result has been not bad at all, but it seems that printing process of round parts is not completely 'spherical' , but I can replace printed wheels with Graham Farish metallic wheels and it rolls much better.

http://imageshack.com/a/img542/5772/qwln.jpg

I have things to improve, as the overall modeling and size of the details, because some parts are too fragile, but I have to say that getting in my hands my own printed models, coming out of the screen, after 20 years giving to the subject of 3d modelling, is one of the most rewarding things I have ever spent.

And this is a link to a youtube video with the coach rolling (loaded with a few nuts, because it weighs nothing and derail while passing turnouts ).

http://youtu.be/BmXYWtt-G-g

I apologize because video it is not a masterpiece, shooted over my layout under construction, that doesn't offer a too pleasant landscape (in fact, it shows that I have to push a little the 'Terrier' loco to start moving ... Embarassed ) and the room is poorly lit, and well, but the fact is that you can see that it actually rolls Very Happy

[Updated on: Wed, 20 November 2013 20:44 UTC]


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 Topic: Tribal Heart Pendant
icon10.gif  Tribal Heart Pendant [message #78686] Mon, 11 November 2013 10:38 UTC
avatar Tribal  is currently offline Tribal
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My model Tribal Heart Pendant just arrived in polished Alumide, and im so excited to share it Shocked
Hope you guys like it !
index.php?t=getfile&id=44746&private=0
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[Updated on: Mon, 11 November 2013 10:40 UTC]


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 Topic: TeaLight
TeaLight [message #78663] Sun, 10 November 2013 21:27 UTC
avatar AlanHudson  is currently offline AlanHudson
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Made a tealight using ShapeJS. An image is tiled 120 times around a sphere, then a hole was cutout and lined to make the edges sturdy. This example will be up on the ShapeJS examples pages soon or if you itching to try it message me and I'll send you the script. You can try out ShapeJS here: http://shapejs.shapeways.com

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 Topic: FutureSpike Necklace & DelicBrace
icon14.gif  FutureSpike Necklace & DelicBrace [message #78658] Sun, 10 November 2013 20:37 UTC
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Check out the new models Very Happy they are super flexible and have a high wearability factor !
The new click-in stystem works great, i'll post a short video soon.

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Wesley Günter - FabMeJewelry.com - Set a course, for the future !
 Topic: Alternating Skewb by OSKAR
Alternating Skewb by OSKAR [message #78606] Sat, 09 November 2013 19:20 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Alternating Skewb was suggested by Bram Cohen at the Twisty Puzzles Forum after discussing Alternating Cube. It is a Skewb in which turns must alternate between clockwise and counter-clockwise. A geared flip-flop mechanism inside assures that every clockwise turn is followed by a counter-clockwise turn and vice verse.

Watch the YouTube video.
Buy at my Shapeways Shop.
Read more at the Twisty Puzzles Forum.
Check out the photos below.

Enjoy!

Oskar
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 Topic: Kat Dragon pin 3.25" in additional materials.
Kat Dragon pin 3.25" in additional materials. [message #78400] Thu, 07 November 2013 15:43 UTC
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index.php?t=getfile&id=44533&private=0i just got Kat Dragon pin 3.25" models in raw bronze, that looks great! Also the pin models, printed in strong and flexible plastic in red, blue and violet, look better than i thought! The surfaces have a nice rich matte velvet like finish. i attached pin back findings to them and the inexpensive plastic material is strong but light weight. These plastic pins will look great on light weight fabrics! Happy to get these pins and actually hold them in my hands. They look and feel excellent! This design is also ready to order for the public in a pendant form 3.25" and 2" long. 0kat_kingart
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[Updated on: Thu, 07 November 2013 15:45 UTC]

 Topic: Kat Dragon pin 3.25"
Kat Dragon pin 3.25" [message #78151] Mon, 04 November 2013 15:11 UTC
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i received the total of 10 Kat Dragon pin prints in ultra frosted detail and they are looking good. i put pin backs on them and am presently hand painting them. i refined the pin model design to work out the glitches in the printing process and the new design has been ordered by me with no hold ups, hopefully i will get the re worked models printed in black detail, steel and strong and flexible colors today. Will post pics of these newest models in my shop as i get them. 0kat_kingart

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 Topic: Credit Card Sized Thickness Samples
Credit Card Sized Thickness Samples [message #77921] Thu, 31 October 2013 08:22 UTC
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These have been useful to me so many times, but I never got around to publishing them. Well, no fancy production, but here they are! You can order them, and they're available for download too; if you would like to modify them, or just print a subset or something.

Cheers, Michiel

https://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_273984_1543074_1383207100.jpg

https://www.shapeways.com/model/273984/credit-card-sized-thi ckness-samples.html


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 Topic: Impossible triangles
Impossible triangles [message #77602] Sat, 26 October 2013 16:53 UTC
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Hi all,

I have created more variants of my impossible triangle model, and just received them printed in Strong and Flexible, in various colors.

The four new models are shown in the middle. They are surrounded by earlier prints of the first model. More specifically from left to right: Cubed in Antique Bronze Matte (a print of the first model), Normal in Violet Purple S&F, Mini in Royal Blue S&F, Compact in Coral Red S&F, Cubed&Compact in Hot Pink S&F, and again Cubed, this time in Violet Purple S&F.

index.php?t=getfile&id=43762&private=0

The shapes have many similarities in shape and size, which makes for nice combinations. For example, here are the Normal and Cubed version shown together.

index.php?t=getfile&id=43763&private=0

All models are available in my shop.

I was inspired to make these variations after creating an animation of the impossible triangle. A first version, still without sound, can be found on YouTube . Now I only need this video to get viral. When that happens, everyone will want a physical souvenir to remember this animation by, and the sales will go sky high! Wink

Anyway, I hope you like these new variants.

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 Topic: Dice
Dice [message #77431] Thu, 24 October 2013 05:41 UTC
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Well this is not Earth shattering 3D design but I decided to give all the kids in the family some dice this year as holiday presents (along with cold hard cash). My prototypes (0.64 inch or 1.63 cm sized) came in and they look nice. I also had some one inch versions made. For presents the small ones seem a bit cheapish and the large ones are just a little too large for kids' hands. I also designed some halfway in between at 0.82 inches that I will order soon. But for now here are the results of the 0.64 inch sized solid interior dice.

index.php?t=getfile&id=43593&private=0

The die at the left is wsf-polished. The pips could be highlighted with paint or other coloring if desired. The one at the right is sf in black but I sanded the faces with 320 grit sandpaper to remove the dye and get more contrast for the pips. I thought that painting might be messy, especially if I try to do it! With my luck the paint would seep into the face and look messy. I will experiment with different colorants before I decide what is the best way to get more contrast.

With a tumbler and tumbler media bigger than the largest pip holes you could probably remove all the dye except for what is in the pips. In this design the gaps between faces along the edges are a bit narrow to I widened those up in the 0.82 inch version to make any sanding variations less noticeable. The dye on the surface of the die is attached very well. It took a lot of elbow grease and about 20 minutes to sand down all 6 faces and a few faces could use a bit more sanding. The only trouble I had was in the pips for face 6. When I tried to remove sanding powder from those holes the dye came out very easily with hardly any pressure. I assume that's because there was enough powder left in the pips that prevented good dye adhesion. Not a big problem though since a black fine point Sharpie should be able to cover up the reveal of the white underneath.

index.php?t=getfile&id=43594&private=0

I also have some segmented designs with cavities under each face that allow filling of each die face with paint or something so it can dry before flipping the die and working on the next face. This allows different colors for different pips and it increases the weight of the die as compared to a hollow one. I'm guessing that filler is also cheaper than printing a solid die. Unfortunately I have not yet experimented with any fillers and I'm not sure what might work best.

 Topic: Atomic Earrings Bracelets
Atomic Earrings Bracelets [message #77374] Wed, 23 October 2013 14:52 UTC
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I just opened a new shop offering 4 styles of nylon bracelets. index.php?t=getfile&id=43456&private=0Would love some feedback!

 Topic: One World - One Humanity
One World - One Humanity [message #77326] Tue, 22 October 2013 19:07 UTC
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Printed in Steel - handpolished

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 Topic: Voronoi-latticed tyrannosaurus rex sculpture for your wall and desk!
Voronoi-latticed tyrannosaurus rex sculpture for your wall and desk! [message #77285] Tue, 22 October 2013 10:26 UTC
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Hello everyone,
We just wanted to share our 3D-REX sculpture, it's a voronoi-latticed t-rex which comes in two versions, one is wall-mounted and the other stands on a flat surface. There are are also several sizes ranging from 8cm - 25cm. Here are some pictures, enjoy!

Currently we're trying to create a giant wall version around 30" out of several pieces to get past the volume restrictions. Also working on a simplified version that could be printed with a desktop printer like a Replicator.

Cheers,
Adrien, Octavio, Coco, Jose.

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 Topic: Voilà
Voilà [message #77282] Tue, 22 October 2013 08:44 UTC
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This cuff is part of Voilà collection, born during our stay in France. We wanted to create something colored and easy to match with what you wear, so prêt-à-porter (easy to wear). The necklace is coming, we can't wait to see it because is the first try with chained parts.


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Questo bracciale è parte della collezione Voilà, nata durante il nostro soggiorno in Francia. Volevamo creare qualcosa di colorato e facile da abbinare a quello che si indossa, quindi prêt-à-porter. La collana sta arrivando, non vediamo l'ora di vederla poichè è il primo oggetto con parti concatenate che realizziamo.

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link to product



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 Topic: The Stress of Waiting is Gone....Excitement ensues
The Stress of Waiting is Gone....Excitement ensues [message #77017] Fri, 18 October 2013 17:01 UTC
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I designed this Pendent a few months ago and had it made in Frosted Ultra Detail. I wanted to get it printed in Silver and Gold Plated Brass for gifts, but I had issues balancing the cage wires with the minimum material conditions. As they got thicker, things looked weirder.

I was really stressed about buying two in premium metals, since this was my first run at printing this pendant. The two Pendants arrived today and I couldn't be more happy.

I was also concerned about enclosing a part within another, since it was going to be polished and knowing the inside would be more "raw" metal. Again, it's perfect and Shapeways did an amazing job. The Silver version was done in Premium and it's my personal favorite.

The packaging was outstanding, BTW....

Thanks again,

Darren Hartenstine

Here's the link to the Product Page....

http://www.shapeways.com/model/1370842/protected-love-pendan t-1-25-inches-wide-fixed.html?li=feed&materialId=83

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 Topic: Plus One / Minus One tokens for Magic The Gathering or other card games
Plus One / Minus One tokens for Magic The Gathering or other card games [message #76773] Tue, 15 October 2013 13:09 UTC
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These are reversible counters with a +1 on one side and a -1 on the other side, suitable for Magic the Gathering or similar card games, or any board games really.

The raw print - White Strong & Flexible
http://cokane.com/shapeways/counters_small_01.jpg

Alumide
http://cokane.com/shapeways/counters_small_02.jpg

Close-up showing the groove around the center, this serves as a guide if you want to paint the two halves different colors.
http://cokane.com/shapeways/counters_small_03.jpg

Close-up of the Alumide print - it's really crisp and has a slight metallic sheen.
http://cokane.com/shapeways/counters_small_04.jpg

Painted with black acrylic - they look great stacked as you can easily count them.
http://cokane.com/shapeways/counters_small_05.jpg

Close-up of the painted tokens.
http://cokane.com/shapeways/counters_small_06.jpg

Close-up of the -1 side.
http://cokane.com/shapeways/counters_small_07.jpg

I painted the numbers of the Alumide tokens to distinguish the two sides.
http://cokane.com/shapeways/counters_small_08.jpg

Here are the paints and inks I used.
http://cokane.com/shapeways/counters_small_09.jpg

The White Strong & Flexible is really fun to paint - you just dab the brush inside the numbers and it bleeds all the way to the edge on it's own. I used a size 1 brush, slightly damped with water. Here's a short video: https://vine.co/v/hwKqPO9wWhD

You can buy them at my shop: https://www.shapeways.com/shops/cokane
They're also available in colored sandstone, with the black & white colors pre-printed, however I haven't ordered this material yet so I haven't got any photos of it.

[Updated on: Tue, 15 October 2013 13:12 UTC]


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 Topic: Wired tetrahedron
Wired tetrahedron [message #76769] Tue, 15 October 2013 12:52 UTC
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index.php?t=getfile&id=42927&private=0My last attempt was too thin. This one (the big one) is sturdy and regular.

 Topic: New cardioidal variations just arrived
New cardioidal variations just arrived [message #76768] Tue, 15 October 2013 12:50 UTC
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index.php?t=getfile&id=42925&private=0I finally found the right proportions to obtain sturdy and regular models. index.php?t=getfile&id=42926&private=0

 Topic: Our model is beautiful ...
Our model is beautiful ... [message #76765] Tue, 15 October 2013 12:47 UTC
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A beauty is a beauty, no matter how small...
Thanks to the good printing quality of Shapeways !
Look at the beautiful sculpture , it just come from photos.
The3DforUS preview process that we offer guarantees that you can be sure that you are happy with the product before the 3D model is printed.
Why not visit our website for more information?!
http://www.3dforus.com/

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[Updated on: Tue, 15 October 2013 15:59 UTC]

 Topic: A real-life Hooper Hero!
A real-life Hooper Hero! [message #76674] Sun, 13 October 2013 23:44 UTC
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In case anyone had any doubt about the flexibility of 3D printed materials when used for clothing, I've got a delightful little snippet of video from this past weekends NY Comic Con. I created this performance outfit for Veronica last year, and it has been used in a number of performances. It's 2mm thick to retain flexibility, and snaps together with printed-in fasteners that act as hinges to permit extreme flexibility.

Many people think of Hula-hooping as basically standing there as a hoop goes around you, but this clip might change that perception- the movements are fast and extreme. The design holds up very well, and it's very comfortable.

YouTube videos can't be embedded in this forum, but the video is here:

Hooper Hero demo at NY Comic Con 2013


...and a few images to give you the idea.

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 Topic: We keep 'em coming !
icon2.gif  We keep 'em coming ! [message #76640] Sat, 12 October 2013 17:22 UTC
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It's a fact, we're hooked on ordering new designs @shapeways.

We just can't help it, when you receive something that you have designed yourself and it comes out just as you have imagined.. best feeling ever !

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*FutureCage Necklace in Black Strong & Flexible (picture by @dnastylix)
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FabGeo Earrings in Gold Plated Brass


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 Topic: Tunnel Cube by OSKAR
Tunnel Cube by OSKAR [message #76623] Sat, 12 October 2013 11:02 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Tunnel Cube can be considered the inverse of Adam G. Cowan's Handlebar Cube. Whereas Handlebar Cube has three handles at the outside that bandage non-adjacent corners and edges together, Tunnel Cube has three tunnels that achieve the same effect. The holes enable you to look inside the puzzle and to see which corners and edges are bandaged through these tunnels.

Watch the YouTube video.
Buy the puzzle at my Shapeways Shop.
Read more at the Twisty Puzzles Forum.

Check out the photos below.

Enjoy!

Oskar
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 Topic: Little Talismans Test Came in!
Little Talismans Test Came in! [message #76385] Tue, 08 October 2013 19:51 UTC
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And they look great! This was my first 3d print ever, and so I was extremely pleased with the results.

http://25.media.tumblr.com/2c27c250678aa0b29a9c90f6d6168aa5/tumblr_mubgvqEhTF1rgdls4o2_1280.jpg

http://24.media.tumblr.com/1f9de5da36b5540ae531cc825b176425/tumblr_mubgvqEhTF1rgdls4o3_1280.jpg

I mainly printed these to see if I'm ready to put them up for public sale, and I think I like what I'm seeing printed here. I hope you guys find these pleasing.

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 Topic: Mobius Cross
Mobius Cross [message #76363] Tue, 08 October 2013 14:58 UTC
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model page: https://www.shapeways.com/model/1370926/flat-twist-cross.htm l?li=my-models&materialId=6

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I usually maintain notes when i'm in church, it helps memorize/internalise parts of the sermon(its also what keeps me from dozing off during certain types of sermons). sometimes i doodle as well.. usually just crosses and other christian iconography (jesus fish, trinity knots etc) this model was a result of one of those doodles ( see the rest of the doodles here https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/108752083233746452417/alb ums/5781246958075882849 )

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 Topic: Skull Pot
Skull Pot [message #76347] Tue, 08 October 2013 11:43 UTC
avatar JuanManuelVargas  is currently offline JuanManuelVargas
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hello this is my latest creation, I hope you like.

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 Topic: video with 3d printed pendants
video with 3d printed pendants [message #76309] Mon, 07 October 2013 17:59 UTC
avatar melkon  is currently offline melkon
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 Topic: Batik Pendant
Batik Pendant [message #76249] Sun, 06 October 2013 19:56 UTC
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Hello All!

This is my first forum post, my first 3D project, and first 3D printing experience!

I made a pendant based off of a batik fabric design. Batik is a wax resist techniques for dyeing/painting fabric. It is thought to have originated in Java, Indonesia.

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 Topic: Customized Spinning Bauble Ornament
Customized Spinning Bauble Ornament [message #76187] Sat, 05 October 2013 17:09 UTC
avatar Maundy  is currently offline Maundy
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My trio of 3D printed ornaments is complete, it consists of the Captured Snowflake, Snowman and now this Customized Spinning Bauble Ornament

This is a customizable bauble ornament: within both of the two balls, which are modeled in the style of intricate snowflakes, are two lines of text that can be customized during the order process by the buyer, each line of text can hold up to 10 capital letters (if spaces are included, these count as letters of the 10 letters per line), the whole ornament will then be 3D printed for you with your message or name trapped on the inside (the example featured in the pictures and video has the message "MERRY CHRISTMAS" in the center).
The inner of the two balls freely rotates on an axle and spins if you blow on the top or bottom edge of the inner ball (using a stray is easier but it works well without) creating an interesting optical effect (watch the YouTube video).

There is a small grappling hook styled attachment at the top which allows a piece of string or thread to be attached to the ornament so it can be hung up.

I have designed two of these ornaments with preset messages inside, the first with the message "MERRY CHRISTMAS" and the other has the message "HAPPY HALLOWEEN" (available at the respective hyperlinks) these are cheaper to buy as no customization is necessary.

Take a look at my Snowman design which consists of three of this bauble ornament scaled down and interlocked with each other in the style of a snowman (it even has eyes and a nose!).

This ornament is 3D printed on demand for you, it is 3D printed in one go and comes out of the 3D printer already fully assembled!

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 Topic: Dragon Hugs: Elasto plastic
Dragon Hugs: Elasto plastic [message #76172] Sat, 05 October 2013 13:09 UTC
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I design this little dragon that hugs on; I did not know what material to print it in so I chose the new material: elasto plastic.
The material is light but super strong and is very comfortable while wearing; here it is tell me what you think?

Jordan

https://www.shapeways.com/model/1353663/dragonhugs.html?li=m y-models&materialId=6
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 Topic: Krystian's Skewb by KRYSTIAN and OSKAR
Krystian's Skewb by KRYSTIAN and OSKAR [message #76165] Sat, 05 October 2013 11:40 UTC
avatar Oskar_van_Deventer  is currently offline Oskar_van_Deventer
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Krystian's Skewb was invented by Krystian Wilisowski. It is a Master Skewb where the slice layer has some additional cuts. The puzzle is related to Carl Hoff's Doctor Skewb.

Watch the YouTube video.
Buy the puzzle at my Shapeways Shop.
Read more at the Twisty Puzzles Forum.
Check out the photos below.

Enjoy!

Oskar
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 Topic: Retro-Robot Accessories for Building Toy Minifigs
Retro-Robot Accessories for Building Toy Minifigs [message #75717] Sat, 28 September 2013 15:32 UTC
avatar Tresob  is currently offline Tresob
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I finally got around to ordering a complete set of Retro Robot vests that I made to fit on building toy minifigs.

Let's see if you guys can figure out what each robot is supposed to be...

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These were printed in WSF. I probably should have scrubbed them down a little more before taking pictures, but I was too eager to share!

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 Topic: Soul Sword Pendant
Soul Sword Pendant [message #75706] Sat, 28 September 2013 12:50 UTC
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This sword was inspired by a game that made me want to become a 3D modeler in the first place. I was looking and looking for a long time to see if any cons had any thing to show my love toward this game but nothing now I have something; I think It came out lovely!!


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 Topic: Ring World by OSKAR
Ring World by OSKAR [message #75703] Sat, 28 September 2013 11:31 UTC
avatar Oskar_van_Deventer  is currently offline Oskar_van_Deventer
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Ring World is a maze ball. The yellow ball turns around within the black ring. When the ball and the ring are correctly aligned, then the ring+ball together can be split in half, and the treasure inside the ball can be removed.

Watch the YouTube video.
Buy the puzzle at my Shapeways Shop.
Read more at the Non-Twisty Puzzles Forum.
Check out the photos below.

Enjoy!

Oskar
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 Topic: First print received - Character head model
icon14.gif  First print received - Character head model [message #75701] Sat, 28 September 2013 11:00 UTC
avatar Stoobs  is currently offline Stoobs
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My first print arrived earlier this week - I'm rather impressed!


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Slight bit of cleanup required due to the chalky nature of WSF, but I'm pretty happy with that - I think I might order another one in the detail plastic and see just how much detail from the mesh carries through.

It's roughly correct for a 1/6th scale model if anyone is interested Wink

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 Topic: SHOES!
SHOES! [message #75683] Fri, 27 September 2013 20:18 UTC
avatar MechanicalPen  is currently offline MechanicalPen
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I printed a pair of shoes for the Busou Shinki line of posable figures.

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2857/9957126375_9dc9f8b8ce.jpg

They turned out well, nice and smooth looking! This was my first 3d print, and I wasn't expecting the WSF to feel as chalky as it did.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3834/9957172526_69e912bc80.jpg
They LOOK nice though, and that is what matters.

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Unfortunately, I messed up my measurements; that back peg isn't supposed to be sticking out! Going to have to revise my design a bit...
 Topic: Cannabis Leaf Ashtray (Ceramics)
Cannabis Leaf Ashtray (Ceramics) [message #75583] Thu, 26 September 2013 19:25 UTC
avatar ttoinou  is currently offline ttoinou
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Hi all.

I haven't seen a lot of ashtray made out of the Ceramics material available on SW.
So here is my contribution using the shape of a cannabis leaf : Cendrier feuille de cannabis.

Photos :
http://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_1098292_1340317_1379849116.jpg
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Model :
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 Topic: femme
femme [message #75358] Tue, 24 September 2013 11:10 UTC
avatar kiorodesign  is currently offline kiorodesign
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First try with Gold Plated Brass

[en]
Femme was born instantly, in a moment, and quickly sketched. Is one of those creations which don't want too many questions, or why? Is "femme". We only helped her to come in this world, shiny and elegant.

[it]
Femme è nata all'istante, in un attimo, e rapidamente abbozzata. È una di quelle creazioni che non vogliono troppe domande, o perché? È "femme". Noi l'abbiamo soltanto aiutata a venire in questo mondo, splendente ed elegante.

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KIORO'design Team Ciro & Giovanna
 Topic: Incomprehensible Cube by OSKAR
Incomprehensible Cube by OSKAR [message #75174] Sat, 21 September 2013 11:51 UTC
avatar Oskar_van_Deventer  is currently offline Oskar_van_Deventer
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Incomprehensible Cube was inspired by an idea from Bram Cohen. It looks like a regular Rubik's Cube, but it has two edges with two peek holes each. Those are the "special edges". The special-edges layer and the two layers behind it can all turn independently. Like a regular Rubik's Cube. The slice layer between the special edges turns like a slice layer, while the two special edges remain coupled to each other. The opposite faces at the top and bottom are connected with a rod, which can be observed through the peek holes.

This puzzle is another demonstration that a slice move is different from an opposite faces move. This was also what distinguished Double Trouble A and B.

The operation of the puzzle as a whole is quite incomprehensible, hence the puzzle's name. The peek holes help understand the operation and orientation of the mechanism. The mechanism is deeper-than-origin cut.

Watch the YouTube video.
Buy the puzzle at my Shapeways Shop.
Read more at the Twisty Puzzles Forum.
Check out the photos below.

Enjoy!

Oskar
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