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Forum: It arrived!
 Topic: "eastwood" to your own chair! ;-)
"eastwood" to your own chair! ;-) [message #54310] Thu, 20 September 2012 20:13 UTC
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 Topic: Slide Along by OSKAR
Slide Along by OSKAR [message #54073] Sat, 15 September 2012 10:58 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Slide Along is a variation to the classic Sliding 2x2x2 puzzle. However, this version has no cage. Instead there are a spider-like core and seven highly irregular sliding cubie pieces.

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: Watch Band Buckle
Watch Band Buckle [message #53931] Wed, 12 September 2012 12:23 UTC
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Hi, I've received this work about a month ago, didn't have time yet to show it. Here it comes : a Watch Band Buckle

Velcro watch band tip will lose stickiness as it ages, and then scratch anything it encounters. This buckle is used to cap the band tip, keeping it from scratching your cuffs of sleeves, especially in winter days. The name " Ning " is embossed on a pattern called BingLie (Chinese, means Cracking Ice), a pattern that was used as a window style some 600 years ago in China. Yes, I'm bringing antique fashion back into life again.

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This is the 3rd shipment of the work. I was so excited when it finally works.

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 Topic: Avengers Logo Lapel Pin
icon14.gif  Avengers Logo Lapel Pin [message #53847] Mon, 10 September 2012 21:33 UTC
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Same design, different format - this one's for the guys (and dapper ladies).

Based on the logo for Marvel's 2012 film "The Avengers", a lapel pin to show your support for Earth's mightiest heroes! Ring measures 1.5" (38.1 mm) in diameter. Rear-mounted clip should fit most jackets.

Avengers Logo Lapel Pin in stainless steel, front view
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Avengers Logo Lapel Pin in stainless steel, rear view
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[Updated on: Mon, 10 September 2012 21:34 UTC]


"And though we are not now that strength which in old days moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are; one equal temper of heroic hearts, made weak by time and fate, but strong in will to strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield."

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 Topic: Cold Fusion by OSKAR
Cold Fusion by OSKAR [message #53734] Fri, 07 September 2012 11:39 UTC
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Hi Non-Twisty Puzzles fans,

Cold Fusion is a six-piece burr, but not a classic one. The pieces are helical and the puzzle is taken apart and put together by pushing the pieces in a helical motion. PuzzleMaster is now selling a limited-edition version of this puzzle (produced by Shapeways, fully dyed and assembled) for only $29.99 (Canadian dollars).

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

Enjoy!

Oskar
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[Updated on: Fri, 07 September 2012 11:43 UTC]

 Topic: Stickman tea box
Stickman tea box [message #53591] Tue, 04 September 2012 16:46 UTC
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Here's a my recent print from "Shapeways"

Stickman tea box............natural sandstone
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 Topic: Swiss Army Knife Sides
Swiss Army Knife Sides [message #53483] Sat, 01 September 2012 19:56 UTC
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I just got my first set of non-test 3D prints a couple days ago.

They are replacement scales/sides for a small Swiss Army Knife.

http://i.imgur.com/T1Iuc.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/E1Tzr.jpg

I just put them up in my store. So awesome!

http://www.shapeways.com/shops/electronicnonsense

Very Happy
 Topic: Good Neighbours Cube by OSKAR
Good Neighbours Cube by OSKAR [message #53470] Sat, 01 September 2012 11:10 UTC
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Hi Twisty Puzzles fans,

Good Neighbours Cube is a Rubik's Cube, in which each center piece has an internal lip that sticks out, and can bump into that of the neighbouring center. Like good neighbours, one has to let pass the other. This means that some turns are blocked, like with Adam Cowan's Nightmare Cube.

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: Drops and Twisted Squares
Drops and Twisted Squares [message #53384] Thu, 30 August 2012 19:11 UTC
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Some new models available in my shop: Designik

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 Topic: ''Skull'' Keychain / Pendant / Fob Multitool
''Skull'' Keychain / Pendant / Fob Multitool [message #53361] Thu, 30 August 2012 13:15 UTC
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The ''Skull'' Keychain / Pendant Multitool is both a decorative as well as practical keychain accessory.

It can be used for screwing, puncturing, cutting, nail removal and even cable stripping.
It can be carried in a keychain, worn as a pendant or used as a decorative fob.

You can find more of my keychain multitools here.

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Just a few of it's uses...

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 Topic: Heart Pendant
Heart Pendant [message #53254] Tue, 28 August 2012 08:33 UTC
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Another day, another heart pendant Cool


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 Topic: Escher Angels and Devils Earrings
Escher Angels and Devils Earrings [message #53166] Sun, 26 August 2012 19:04 UTC
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They're based (as the title would suggest) on M. C. Escher's Angels and Devils tessellation. Recreating the tessellation was the easy part. Warping it into a sphere was an ordeal.

http://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_567206_535155_1345468870.jpg

Technically these arrived a while ago but it took some time to get them ready.

First of all, I didn't want to make the loops too thin since I was printing them in Full Color Sandstone so they couldn't fasten the earring hooks to them before shipping. I even got an email asking if I really wanted them included. I, of course, said "yes" so that I could sort out a solution to the problem and they were mailed to me separately.

After they arrived I noticed a tiny, tiny chip was missing from one of the devils, so I decided the whole thing needed some protection and gave them a spray one clear coat so now they're shiny and chip resistant.

Finally I managed to get some bails to connect the hooks to the earrings that I thought fit them. Even then I couldn't get the darn things to bend completely closed and stay that way, so I closed the gaps with just a li~itle bit of super glue.

I'm quite happy with how they've turned out.

http://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_567206_536434_1345468879.jpg

[Updated on: Sun, 26 August 2012 23:06 UTC]


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 Topic: TDR cars
TDR cars [message #53096] Fri, 24 August 2012 18:39 UTC
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Just got the Jaguars D Type, Long and Short nose versions, from TDR.

*AMAZING!*

Specially the 1/43 in high definition, its absolutely perfect. I will have very little work to paint them.

And now I'm really mad at me because I ordered the 1/24 versions in low definition... stupid! stupid! While they are good, I will have a lot of careful sanding to do before they are ready to paint.


Now I'm going back there to order other TDR cars... Hope they make others really soon!


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 Topic: Dumbbell Skewb by OSKAR
Dumbbell Skewb by OSKAR [message #52793] Fri, 17 August 2012 22:24 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Dumbbell Skewb are two Skewbs (Holey Skewbs, actually), connected by gears. The mechanism is similar to Dumbbell Cube, and it is also a challenge for intellectual weightlifters.

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: BIomimicry Shoe
BIomimicry Shoe [message #52761] Fri, 17 August 2012 14:36 UTC
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 Topic: Mecha Ring
Mecha Ring [message #52749] Fri, 17 August 2012 11:09 UTC
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Hiya!

Just got my Mecha Ring printed in stainless steel and it came out great!
Get yours here Link

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This little fella just had to get his picture taken Razz
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 Topic: 1:5 scale fencing foils from Acrylic Eyes' shop!
1:5 scale fencing foils from Acrylic Eyes' shop! [message #52743] Fri, 17 August 2012 04:30 UTC
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A bit wibbly wobbly, I'm also getting them in White Detail to test out.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8291/7799118030_a8e8947597.jpg
1:5 scale 3D printed Fencing Foils by dhawktx1, on Flickr
 Topic: Mini DodBox
Mini DodBox [message #52716] Thu, 16 August 2012 13:50 UTC
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Four of my Mini Ceramics DodBoxes arrived!

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http://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_626039_530887_1345050773.jpg

The shape is half a dodecahedron (the Platonic twelve sided solid) with small legs so that you can make a complete dodecahedron with two parts, and you can stack several dodecahedra! Watch out: the stack is not very stable though! Very Happy

Check more pictures in the product page.

This model is quite small and so relatively inexpensive: a good way to try Ceramics I guess... Wink

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So many things to design, so little time...
 Topic: Alien Dice
Alien Dice [message #52643] Wed, 15 August 2012 17:40 UTC
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My two Alien Dice arrived!
They are a variation of the Shell Dice.

The Alien D3:
http://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_619874_530899_1345051286.jpg

The Alien D4:
http://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_619953_530897_1345051239.jpg

The numbers are quite hidden, in particular for the D4. But the shape is very aesthetical (well, in my opinion Smile)...


So many things to design, so little time...
 Topic: Guitar Strap Pick Holder
Guitar Strap Pick Holder [message #52635] Wed, 15 August 2012 15:46 UTC
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I wanted to make something that I could attach my guitar picks to without having to damage my guitar in anyway.

I designed a clip that slides onto one's guitar strap. On the outside the clip includes a slot that allows three picks to be inserted and easily available when needed.

I recently updated the design so that the pick clip faces the same direction as the clip. I also included three, seperate "clip" areas to allow for different thickness of picks and more hold.

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 Topic: Celtic Heart Ring
Celtic Heart Ring [message #52577] Tue, 14 August 2012 13:24 UTC
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After a few issues with printing my Celtic inspired Heart ring arrived today!

It is a Cuff style ring which was an attempt at making it able to be bent slightly for different sized fingers. I have another version made that is an enclosed ring with six hearts i will be test printing soon to see it it eliminates some warping that occurs in polishing.

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Special Thanks to Michon from Shapeways Customer service for helping me with the printing problems!

Let me know what you think

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 Topic: handy cup
handy cup [message #52520] Sun, 12 August 2012 18:08 UTC
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 Topic: Drones (Unmanned aircraft)
Drones (Unmanned aircraft) [message #52509] Sun, 12 August 2012 11:47 UTC
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My second attempt at printing. I learned from my mistakes with the first batch and made the wings thicker this time so they wouldn't get bent in transit. However they were still slightly bent. So I soaked the models in hot water to soften them and managed to straighten out the wings myself.

The planes are 9cm long, printed with white high-detail. They're painted with citadel acrylics.

http://cokane.com/shapeways/shapeways_drone10.jpg
http://cokane.com/shapeways/shapeways_drone11.jpg
http://cokane.com/shapeways/shapeways_drone12.jpg
http://cokane.com/shapeways/shapeways_drone13.jpg
http://cokane.com/shapeways/shapeways_drone15.jpg

The original low-polygon models used for a game.
http://cokane.com/shapeways/shapeways_drone17.jpg

Tessellated mesh for printing.
http://cokane.com/shapeways/shapeways_drone16.jpg


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 Topic: Tetrahedral iPhone Stand
Tetrahedral iPhone Stand [message #52506] Sun, 12 August 2012 06:34 UTC
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I have a 16-month-old son, and I FaceTime with him during lunch each day. I got tired of trying to prop my phone up on books, so I made a stand for it. I was inspired by the geometry of molecules when designing the stand.

I haven't ordered from Shapeways in about 6 months, and it was really satisfying to receive something again!

http://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_643220_524801_1344751617.jpg

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 Topic: Variomatic Cube by OSKAR
Variomatic Cube by OSKAR [message #52477] Fri, 10 August 2012 18:46 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Variomatic Cube is a twisty puzzle with gears. All three pairs of opposing faces are connected by gears. And they are not just some gears, they are gears with a varying gear ratio. Some sometimes, opposing gears will turn with a 1:1 gearing ratio, some with a 1:2 ratio, and sometimes with a 2:1 ratio. The operation of the variable-ratio gears is explained and illustrated here and here. Watch a demo of the inner gearing mechanism here.

The name of this puzzle is a tribute to the variomatic transmission system by the Dutch car manufacturer DAF. Note that the variable-gear-ratio mechanism is very different from the DAF variometic system.

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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[Updated on: Fri, 10 August 2012 18:48 UTC]

 Topic: Variomatic Cube Demo by OSKAR
Variomatic Cube Demo by OSKAR [message #52459] Fri, 10 August 2012 12:01 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Variomatic Cube Demo is the third of three experiments with non-circular gears. This puzzling mechanism is a demo model to show how the Variomatic Cube works. The mechanism has four identical gears meshing with each other. The gearing ratio of the gear train varies from 1:1 to 1:2 and 2:1.

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

Enjoy!

Oskar
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 Topic: Phiten Necklace Bow Tie
Phiten Necklace Bow Tie [message #52444] Fri, 10 August 2012 03:25 UTC
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I wanted to create a fun charm to be used with my Phiten necklace and decided a bow tie fit. This was my first attempt and I am very happy with the outcome.

The clips work perfect and I am happy with the way in which the charm orients with the Phiten clips.

The texture of the material (black strong and flexible) almost gives it a velvet feel like a real bow tie.

Hope to make different sizes and attachments soon.

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 Topic: iPhone 4/4S Case Ripple
iPhone 4/4S Case Ripple [message #52424] Thu, 09 August 2012 15:55 UTC
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Hi Shapies,

After playing around with the (Cage Edit Tool in Rhino), I was able to morph the straignt lines to create some ripples. What started as a simple opening, resulted in the 3D optical illusion. This feature is the only modified aspect of this phone case, while the rest of the architecture remains the same as the one of my earlier cases. Such designs offers a perfect fit for your phone, which I have tested for several months.
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 Topic: Double Variomatic by OSKAR
Double Variomatic by OSKAR [message #52284] Sat, 04 August 2012 12:03 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Double Variomatic is the second of three experiments with non-circular gears. It has two pairs identical gears with a varying gear ratio. When turning, at first the top square turns 90 degrees together with the bottom square. But then they start to diverge, with one square turning 90 degrees and the other 180 degrees. This local 1:2 gearing ratio is achieved by cascading two 1:sqrt(2) gear sections. Actually, that is not entirely true.The gearing ratio is continuously varying, and the 1:sqrt(2) ratio is only an average. Similarly, overall gearing ratio is 1:1 at average. After one full turn, both squares are back to start.

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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[Updated on: Sat, 04 August 2012 12:08 UTC]

 Topic: Variomatic Gears by OSKAR
Variomatic Gears by OSKAR [message #52282] Sat, 04 August 2012 09:31 UTC
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Hi Non-Twisty Puzzles fans,

Variomatic Gears is the first of three experiments with non-circular gears. It is a set of gears with a varying gear ratio. At first, both gears make a quarter turn, which corresponds to a 1:1 gearing ratio. Then, one gear turns by 90 degrees, while the other turns by 180 degrees, corresponding to 1:2. Next the roles reverse to 180:90, which is 2:1. So this set of gears could be described as having a 1-1-2:1-2-1 gearing ratio. The total adds up to 360:360, so the two gears have a 1:1 gearing ratio at average.

This gearing mechanism was inspired by the Heart-Shaped Gears jewels by Guofeng Guan.

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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[Updated on: Sat, 04 August 2012 12:01 UTC]

 Topic: Two new sterling silver rings
Two new sterling silver rings [message #51838] Wed, 25 July 2012 14:55 UTC
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Two rings designed for a client arrived yesterday. It is loosely designed around this (from Wikipedia):
Vajra (Devanagari: वज्र, Chinese: 金剛 jīngāng; Tibetan རྡོ་རྗེ། dorje,[1][2][3] Japanese:kongo 金剛) is a Sanskrit word meaning both thunderbolt and diamond.[2] As a material device, the vajra is a ritual object, a short metal weapon—originally a kind of fist-iron like Japanese yawara—that has the symbolic nature of a diamond (it can cut any substance but not be cut itself) and that of the thunderbolt (irresistible force).

Glenn
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 Topic: Claddagh Pendant
Claddagh Pendant [message #51709] Mon, 23 July 2012 17:26 UTC
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Another custom requested pendant arrived recently... This one was printed in glossy sterling silver but the client wanted an aged patina added to it. This was achieved with liver of sulfur.
Measures 1.1 inch in width. Personal message recessed on reverse side.

Glenn

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[Updated on: Mon, 23 July 2012 17:27 UTC]


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 Topic: Green Lantern & Blue Lantern rings by ugoh
Green Lantern & Blue Lantern rings by ugoh [message #51679] Sun, 22 July 2012 19:04 UTC
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ugoh did a pretty great job on these rings. Very low profile, great for everyday wear.

 Topic: Looney Gears by OSKAR & ANDREAS
Looney Gears by OSKAR & ANDREAS [message #51628] Fri, 20 July 2012 20:06 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Looney Gears is a strange eccentric planetary gearing system. Whereas normal planetary gear systems are symmetrical, this one has no symmetry whatsoever.

This particular set of gears was the result of a challenge by Oskar to Andreas Rver in 2006. Andreas found this nice set of all-primary-numbers gears which is about 0.01% exact.

At this moment, it is not known whether there exist exact solutions for this type of eccentric planetary gear systems. Oskar's conjecture is that no exact solution exists. It would make a nice math graduation project to prove the conjecture or find a counter example.

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

Enjoy!

Oskar

P.S. My Californian friend George Miller asked me to make a video in pouring rain. Such situation is much more rare in my country than you would expect. Finally, the right conditions were there: pouring rain and a water-proof puzzling object ready for demonstration.

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 Topic: Prometheus Ampule Vase
Prometheus Ampule Vase [message #51623] Fri, 20 July 2012 19:14 UTC
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This is my first attempt with ceramics. I played a bit fast and loose with the design rules, and that didn't work out so well is some regards (see below), but otherwise it's great!

I took inspiration from the alien ampules as seen in Ridley Scot's Prometheus, and as such I chose matte black ceramic to try and evoke the look of the film.

I imagined what it might look like with the lid opened, revealing what lay within. Unlike the movie artefacts, my ampule has a void inside, making it a small vase.

And it is small, measuring just 10cm tall and 4cm at its widest. Some of the walls are <4mm thick. I half expected customer service to call saying it was unprintable!

What didn't turn out? Well I guess I should have known, but the alien inscription down one side is hardly legible. I'll remove that before putting it up for sale.

Here are some pics:

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 Topic: AEROcup
AEROcup [message #51450] Tue, 17 July 2012 10:58 UTC
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This is my first work in ceramics: "AEROcup". It 'a coffee cup designed thinking of the aviation world. The three feet and the handle are designed as an "airfoil".
I also thought of a plate for two "AEROcups" designed and inspired to a wing section.
Finally I have realized a short video presentation. I hope you enjoy it.

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video

AEROcup

Plate for two AERO-cups


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 Topic: Surfing fin silver pendant
icon12.gif  Surfing fin silver pendant [message #51376] Sun, 15 July 2012 15:10 UTC
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index.php?t=getfile&id=18553&private=0Finally I got it!

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 Topic: Triangular Entree Bowl
Triangular Entree Bowl [message #51317] Sat, 14 July 2012 12:47 UTC
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Laughing has a view of my cat eating tuna in the entree bowl. Here in summer time Tennessee lighting. Indoors.

http://www.shapeways.com/model/619265/triangular_entree_bowl .html?key=9a1f31ac708c5f9ce2fd8da7671e8d58

and the before it arrived page ' one without my signature'
which has a 3d video preview other than shapeways default java 3d view.

http://www.shapeways.com/model/618719/triangular-entree-bowl .html

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 Topic: Polo Gear Cube by OSKAR & ALEX
Polo Gear Cube by OSKAR & ALEX [message #51315] Sat, 14 July 2012 10:46 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Polo Gear Cube was suggested by Alex Polonsky. This puzzles combines a corner+center-turning gear cube with a twisty 2x2x2.

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: Pentacle Puzzle
Pentacle Puzzle [message #51268] Fri, 13 July 2012 09:08 UTC
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I've been wanting to order a printed puzzle for a while now, but I could never decide what I wanted. I wanted something that was a) good looking, and b) affordable. I'm quite easy to please really.

I recently came across a lovely looking puzzle called the Pentacle Puzzle by David Pitcher of Pitcher Puzzles that met both of those requirements, so I ordered it!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8017/7557209044_9f60603ca5.jpg
Pentacle Puzzle (David Pitcher) by Puzzleparadox, on Flickr
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Pentacle Puzzle (David Pitcher) by Puzzleparadox, on Flickr
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Pentacle Puzzle (David Pitcher) by Puzzleparadox, on Flickr

It is a lovely piece of puzzle engineering, and I just can't get over how nice the full-colour sandstone pieces look! I think they give a far nicer look than the standard vinyl stickers.

All-in-all I'm very happy with having this in my collection. And I'm sure many more printed puzzles will follow on from this one. Very Happy


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