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Forum: It arrived!
 Topic: Hexed Mixup by OSKAR
Hexed Mixup by OSKAR [message #32117] Fri, 05 August 2011 15:10 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Hexed Mixup was inspired by the 7-Color Magic Puzzle (aka: Massage Ball) by Otto Wu. I saw this puzzle when I visited Claus Wenicker. The completion of the design was triggered by the HexaMixUp idea by Krystian Wilisowski. The puzzle has three types of moves: rotation of a side, rotation of the top half and rotation of a central slice. Ever though this puzzle does not jumble and it is not fudged either, solving it is rather complex due to the reorientation of the (partially unbandaged) hexagons.

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: Treble Clef ring, puzzle, and a bunny!
Treble Clef ring, puzzle, and a bunny! [message #32004] Wed, 03 August 2011 07:08 UTC
avatar Steve Marshall  is currently offline Steve Marshall
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Two packages came today- one with stainless steel, and one with WSF!
http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz353/SteveLikesCubes/Shapeways/DSCF6128.jpg

First- the Treble Clef Ring in stainless steel
The height and size are both customizable, and a bass clef is also available.
http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz353/SteveLikesCubes/Shapeways/DSCF6158.jpg
http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz353/SteveLikesCubes/Shapeways/DSCF6135.jpg

This was the fourth version:
The first was a test to see how the treble clef fit on the staff
The second was the final version of that, but I didn't like how the clef looked.
The third was when I discovered inkscape and made the clef much nicer
The fourth was in stainless steel!
http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz353/SteveLikesCubes/Shapeways/DSCF6155.jpg

I also got a better version of my 3x3x3 assembly puzzle. It was a popular model until I took it down for some modifications, so hopefully it gets back up there!
http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz353/SteveLikesCubes/Shapeways/DSCF6163.jpg
http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz353/SteveLikesCubes/Shapeways/DSCF6161.jpg

I tried a stainless steel version, but unfortunately it didn't work. It does look rather cool when combined with the other, though!
http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz353/SteveLikesCubes/Shapeways/DSCF6166.jpg

I also received a copy of Bowie the Bunny and took a few quick shots- I'll be going out for a photo shoot on the weekend!
http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz353/SteveLikesCubes/Shapeways/BowieBunch.jpg

[Updated on: Wed, 03 August 2011 07:10 UTC]

 Topic: Companion Rubik's Cube
Companion Rubik's Cube [message #31900] Mon, 01 August 2011 03:16 UTC
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I just completed work on a new project, my Companion Rubik's Cube. Based on an idea I saw on YouTube, I devised a full skin covering that encases the old puzzle in my beloved Companion Cube's visage. I even cooked up a painting scheme to make it a functional puzzle, although I don't dare scramble the sides. I'm not very good at Rubik's Cubes. LOL

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6138/5993200122_55567e2a08_b.jpg

I've got it up as a full blown kit for others to play with. Since it's not quite Rubik's, and not quite a Companion Cube, I think I'll be safe.

http://www.shapeways.com/model/304961/companion_rubiks_cube_ kit__v1a.html?gid=sg7311

I even made a little video of the assembly and it's function:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3r5RFZjRGg0
 Topic: Stainless steel post-processed with gold flake
Stainless steel post-processed with gold flake [message #31871] Sat, 30 July 2011 21:33 UTC
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I have shown this ring before with a coin embedded in it (a Canadian quarter) for which it was designed but I have now made another one with paint, gold flake and resin...

Model page

index.php?t=getfile&id=10258&private=0


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 Topic: PentaJumble
PentaJumble [message #31865] Sat, 30 July 2011 18:42 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

PentaJumble is based on a geometry that was suggested by Bram Cohen. The puzzle has four pentagonal faces that can be rotated. The puzzle jumbles, which causes some strange bandaging. The puzzle has all kinds of weird geometric properties, some of which even Bram may not have anticipated. For starters, all edges can be interchanged. Moreover, there are many different ways to assemble the puzzle, such that it has the same outer shape, but different different positions of the little wedge-triangles.

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: Twisted Cubes
Twisted Cubes [message #31829] Fri, 29 July 2011 22:58 UTC
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Hey everyone,

I'd like to announce that my Twisted Cubes are now available on my Shapeways Shop!

Type 1 ($90) looks like a 3x3 on top.
Type 2 ($90) looks like a Fisher Cube on top.

You can save $10 by buying them together! (Discount only applies if you order the model entitled "Twisted Cubes - Both", not if you order "Type 1" and "Type 2")

To order, buy it from my Shapeways shop, and then be sure to send an email to eitanspuzzleshop @ gmail . com (remove the spaces) with your order number and which type you ordered, since I have to intervene and send them the correct files.

You can get stickers through Dr. Sticker (a really good source for custom puzzle stickers) for $6.70 for one puzzle, and $4.00 for every additional puzzle. Just email him at dr-sticker @ gmail . com (remove the spaces, but not the "-" dash) and tell him what colors you want on which faces. Be sure to tell him which type of Twisted Cube you bought, so he can send you the right stickers!

Each puzzle needs 6 M3 screws at least 10mm long.

Here is a video and some pictures.

VIDEO

index.php?t=getfile&id=10234&private=0

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Enjoy!

-Eitan

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 Topic: A little Green Lantern bling for Comic-Con
A little Green Lantern bling for Comic-Con [message #31785] Fri, 29 July 2011 07:59 UTC
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My WSF rings arrived!!
index.php?t=getfile&id=10228&private=0

Prepping the rings for painting:
index.php?t=getfile&id=10229&private=0

Primed and ready:
index.php?t=getfile&id=10230&private=0

After some Testor's Metallic Emerald Laquer:
index.php?t=getfile&id=10231&private=0

The ring is a replica of the artist's Ivan Reis design that appeared in Green Lantern: "Blackest Night".
I loved the design (better than just a circle with two attached lines this was a 3D carving of the logo really
resembling the lantern). I made 10 of these and gave them out at Comic-Con and kept one.



Jonathan Feldman AKA 3DG33K
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 Topic: Ossuary Dice Set in WSF
Ossuary Dice Set in WSF [message #31643] Wed, 27 July 2011 09:37 UTC
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http://www.shapeways.com/model/285240/

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6142/5980933868_631234e734_z.jpg
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6017/5980929730_e237830c4b.jpg
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6127/5980370761_2f870b00ea.jpg
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6135/5980371455_38508182c5.jpg
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http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6004/5980373077_9309835bdd.jpg
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6013/5980374265_b74dfaf500.jpg
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6146/5980369859_c9bde3ab82.jpg

The Ossuary set of dice piles together skulls with large flat numerals (or pips in the case of the four sided die).

There are fifty skulls here for you to play with. They're intended to add a hint of the mortuary madness of the Paris Catacombs to your die rolling, while remaining pleasant to handle, shake, rattle and roll.
 Topic: Viper Model Kit in WSF
Viper Model Kit in WSF [message #31642] Wed, 27 July 2011 09:31 UTC
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http://www.shapeways.com/model/286229/

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6124/5980401181_e95dd80898.jpg
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6146/5980400315_730c79cdb1.jpg
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6005/5980400863_462a2f71c0.jpg

A four piece kit to assemble a 1:1000 scale model of a Viper from the Oolite space sim game (a modern interpretation of Elite).

Time to go varnish, prime and paint...
 Topic: Steampunk Dice... Again!
Steampunk Dice... Again! [message #31365] Fri, 22 July 2011 21:24 UTC
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Hello all,

I recieved my revised Steampunk Dice and they look terrific! Very legible and once again impressed with the shipping. I have no idea how they are getting here in two days from Netherlands!

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

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z13/gythawen/DSC_7294-1.jpg

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z13/gythawen/DSC_7304-1.jpg

Cheers!


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 Topic: Hexagonish Block by OSKAR
Hexagonish Block by OSKAR [message #31363] Fri, 22 July 2011 20:03 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Hexagonish Block was inspired by ideas from Anthony Villaveiran and Carl Hoff, posted at the Twisty Puzzles Forum. The top of this puzzle can always turn. The sides can only turn when one half-center matches up with another one. The puzzle can be considered a bandaged puzzle. It does not jumbles as it can be fully unbandaged, in theory, into a puzzle with 15-fold symmetry.

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

index.php?t=getfile&id=10098&private=0

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[Updated on: Fri, 22 July 2011 20:03 UTC]

 Topic: Small SF Fleet of Air/Space Commercial Vehicles and an Escort Fighter
Small SF Fleet of Air/Space Commercial Vehicles and an Escort Fighter [message #31288] Thu, 21 July 2011 10:48 UTC
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index.php?t=getfile&id=10077&private=0
Still in the bags


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The commercial air/space vehicles (1:200)


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The escort fighter (1:100)



I though that the material is less rough and I still have to clean a few corners (already did the most important ones to assemble the cargo "containers"), but I am satisfied with this result.



(I blame all typos and grammatic errors to google translate, even that ones in text passages that I translated by my self)

 Topic: TWIST
TWIST [message #31123] Tue, 19 July 2011 04:24 UTC
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TWIST is a vase design I did in school, and always wanted to have a finished product of. I am quite pleased with the outcome, and have plans for some more stuff to print in the near future. My wife is buying a little TWIST to give as a wedding present probably in WSF, can't wait to see it!

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



It turned out very nicely aside from a small chip & crack. I guess in the mad rush to get the ceramics moving again it was damaged, but it's very minor.

EDIT: Here are a few more shots of TWIST in some nice, spring afternoon light with an azalea branch.

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[Updated on: Sun, 25 March 2012 04:36 UTC]

 Topic: Two D10
Two D10 [message #30859] Thu, 14 July 2011 17:05 UTC
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Hi all,

Two D10 arrived in Polished White Strong and Flexible.
The D10 Axis:
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The D10 Diamond Framed:
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Actually I also wanted to order the D10 Diamond Round, but I made a mistake and ordered the Framed one twice...

They do not roll as usual dice, since they are elongated: you have to make them roll on their axis.

I must say that the Polished White Strong and Flexible has a really great finish, very smooth. But it is white! I hope we will soon have Polished Dyed Strong and Flexible, and why not, Polished Alumide.

[Updated on: Thu, 14 July 2011 17:06 UTC]


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 Topic: Bronze Dice in
Bronze Dice in [message #30230] Tue, 05 July 2011 15:43 UTC
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Frameless D4(Large) in Glossy Bronze

Spiked Point Reader in Glossy Bronze

Finally came in.


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 Topic: Vulcan Prototype
Vulcan Prototype [message #30046] Fri, 01 July 2011 13:48 UTC
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Hi just wanted to share this with the forum.
I got my figure a while back got it painted and works pretty well.
The material is WSF primed it and painted it. Joints on the legs and arms work well. On the next version I have remade the chest area and worked on the head. Looking to make some resin casts, will be selling these figures.


You can also see the work on Facebook become a fan much appreciated. I have 3 more characters that I'm working on as well.


http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sentinals/137602932973361

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 Topic: Branchlet bangle in black
Branchlet bangle in black [message #30023] Fri, 01 July 2011 07:13 UTC
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Branchlet bangle in black strong and flexible

http://www.shapeways.com/model/278700/branchlet_bangle__a_we arable_fractal_form.html?gid=sg56271

The unellenu store on shapeways
http://www.shapeways.com/shops/unellenu

http://unellenu.com/

twitter: unellenu
http://twitter.com/unellenu

facebook : unellenu jewellery
http://www.facebook.com/unellenu

facebook: unellenu fractal sculpture & homewares
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Unellenu/188186071212813

youtube: unellenu
http://www.youtube.com/unellenu1

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 Topic: Cardioidal variation
Cardioidal variation [message #29595] Fri, 24 June 2011 11:51 UTC
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It began with a render :

index.php?t=getfile&id=9606&private=0

and now comes to real world :
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[Updated on: Fri, 24 June 2011 22:31 UTC]

 Topic: Oh Cube by OSKAR
Oh Cube by OSKAR [message #29564] Thu, 23 June 2011 19:24 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Oh Cube is a twisty puzzle, similar to Rubik's Cube. However, it turns in some strange way, turning around corners and pieces sliding under and over each other.

The name "Oh Cube" refers to the intended response from your friends when they fail to turn this "Rubik's Cube" and then you show them how: "Oh, does it turn that way!"

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: sinestro ring and silver green lantern ring
sinestro ring and silver green lantern ring [message #29177] Thu, 16 June 2011 16:22 UTC
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https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Hyg4twYFqRc/Tfor8LYnX1I/AAAAAAAAGVM/JI5XChM92Bw/s800/DSCF3462.JPG

Silver green lantern ring, darkened steel green ring, and two black rings modeled from the concept art of the making of green lantern book

[Updated on: Thu, 16 June 2011 16:22 UTC]


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 Topic: Implicit Gang of Four
Implicit Gang of Four [message #29149] Thu, 16 June 2011 00:51 UTC
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Just received four more of my printed implicit surface models.

The base models were all generated with a single mathematical expression using MeshLab's implicit surface filter. Then I used the uniform mesh resampling filter to add the wall thickness. The implicit surface is just a boundry between the positive and negative solutions to the equation, so there is initially no thickness.

video: Implicit Gang of Four video

model pages: Implicit M, Implicit I, Implicit Z, Implicit W

Implicit Surface M
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Implicit Surface I
index.php?t=getfile&id=9445&private=0

Implicit Surface Z (looks like some bifurcated, trinodal alien organ)
index.php?t=getfile&id=9446&private=0

Implicit Surface W, angled shot (this looks like the ship the alien rode in on)
index.php?t=getfile&id=9447&private=0

Implicit Surface W, end shot
index.php?t=getfile&id=9448&private=0


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 Topic: Octahedral Necklaces & Earrings
Octahedral Necklaces & Earrings [message #29148] Thu, 16 June 2011 00:31 UTC
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Just got delivery of earrings and a couple of necklaces with octahedron-shaped links (all WSF).

video: 3D Printed Necklaces

model pages: earrings, thin necklace, thick necklace

index.php?t=getfile&id=9443&private=0



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 Topic: Spiral Web Cube & Chain Necklace
Spiral Web Cube & Chain Necklace [message #29147] Thu, 16 June 2011 00:26 UTC
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Just received a WSF print of my 3 inch Spiral Web Cube as well as a chain necklace.

Video: Spiral Web Cube video

Model pages: Spiral Web Cube, and Chain Necklace.

Here's a close-up. Wall thickness on the cube is .8 mm and the links on the necklace are about 1 mm thick.
index.php?t=getfile&id=9440&private=0

Cube side view:
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Full shot:
index.php?t=getfile&id=9441&private=0


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 Topic: FUD parts
FUD parts [message #28822] Thu, 09 June 2011 16:10 UTC
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Hi All,

Well my test parts in FUD came in today. I reviewed the parts and did some tests.

The large part which represent the a concrete pillar had some problems on 5 sides with the layer build up.

index.php?t=getfile&id=9336&private=0

The surfaces are not as smooth as expected. Also some errors I guess. Left side is sanded and right side is as delivered.

index.php?t=getfile&id=9335&private=0

Did some sanding with very fine course sanding paper but I lost details on the surfaces (holes with 0.2mm and 0.1mm deep). I guess I need to make the holes a bit bigger and deeper. I included some photos of the surfaces and the fine details tat showed up fine after doing a wash with some oil paint and white spirit. The lines in the part are 0.2 wide and 0.1 mm deep and they came out fine.

index.php?t=getfile&id=9334&private=0

Other parts come out fine as expected.

index.php?t=getfile&id=9337&private=0

index.php?t=getfile&id=9338&private=0

As I am looking for a material to make masters for resin casting molds and FUD does the job for small parts. For bigger parts I am not sure yet. Perhaps somebody can advise me or share his experience with bigger FUD parts and the layer lines visable.

Regards,

Leon

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 Topic: Long Dice arrived
Long Dice arrived [message #28778] Wed, 08 June 2011 20:44 UTC
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I finally got one of my Long Dice in and thought I'd share it with you. And just as I had hoped it is a great dice to play with; the design is such that it doesn't go bouncing all over the table and off the edge like some die have a tendency to do, but it does bounce sufficiently to produce random faces.

Link to this in my store.

index.php?t=getfile&id=9332&private=0

index.php?t=getfile&id=9333&private=0

[Updated on: Wed, 08 June 2011 21:25 UTC]


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 Topic: Black and Guy Gardner Red Lantern Rings
Black and Guy Gardner Red Lantern Rings [message #28747] Wed, 08 June 2011 04:53 UTC
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I ordered both of these from the Missing Sock Designs shop, and as my first Shapeways order, Im extremely impressed! Both rings have an amazing amount of detail for their fairly small size, and the colors look perfect for their respectable lantern corps!

http://www.majhost.com/gallery/murare/random/screen_shot_2011-06-08_at_12.49.42_am.png

Ill likely have a couple more pictures with some better resolution up in the coming days.
 Topic: Indigo and Red Lantern Rings
Indigo and Red Lantern Rings [message #28744] Tue, 07 June 2011 23:21 UTC
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A friend got me these for my birthday, they came in yesterday. Both are dyed their respective colors. The orange ring is from last October.

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 Topic: It was rejected (InVase)
It was rejected (InVase) [message #28544] Fri, 03 June 2011 15:40 UTC
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I have been notified by Shapeways, that my order for Invase is "not glazable"

At the time of design and publication, not all details of the new material were known to me.

Unfortunately it seems I was too optimistic about the possibilities of this exciting new production method.

My sincere apologies to other buyers of this model. I will do my best to improve.
If your order for Invase was rejected, please contact me with your ordernr and orderline, and I will do my best to make it up.

In the spirit of sharing information : the strand thickness is 3mm and the "holes" slightly under.

And this is the result, that we all (but most of all me) may learn from this experience.

And again my apologies to the unlucky buyers.

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I assume this is only the pre-glaze phase and the slits/holes have already gunked up.
So, back to the drawing board!

Cheers,

Virtox

[Updated on: Fri, 03 June 2011 18:40 UTC]


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 Topic: FUD forever
FUD forever [message #28274] Fri, 27 May 2011 17:17 UTC
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Hello all.

My first post here but not my first shapeways project. After doing a few stuff and testing lots of materials for prototyping, I just receive a test I've done to check the quality of the FUD and I was blowed away. This thing is just wonderfull, almost no post process as it's pretty damn accurate and super smooth.

So here's the little guy I've print, he's about 10 cm height, all the parts are separate and hollowed. The only little complain is just that there's still some support material in the smaller pieces but it's clearly a technical issue as the parts are small and I guess that the water jet was not able to clean it properly.

It's a small size version of an old Jumbo machinder from the 70's I really liked the design of this guy and I've redo it in 3D and was able to print it.

So just one thing in conclusion, please keep this FUD, it's just what a lot of people have wait for a long time.

Cheers

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 Topic: FUD Witch Miniature
FUD Witch Miniature [message #28078] Mon, 23 May 2011 21:17 UTC
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FUD Witch Miniature
by: CustomBitz

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 Topic: FUD Gate Game Token (4cm)
FUD Gate Game Token (4cm) [message #28071] Mon, 23 May 2011 20:38 UTC
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Gate Game Token (4cm)

by Aurrin

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 Topic: Salvo, Vantage & Mayhem
Salvo, Vantage & Mayhem [message #27949] Fri, 20 May 2011 22:04 UTC
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I ordered Salvo, Vantage & Mayhem (or rather Recoil, Headshot & Fracas!) and they arrived earlier this week. VERY happy with them! They're so cool!!

They took paint very well and look amazing. I washed them before painting them with Games Workshop paints.

The only one I have slight issues with is Salvo. He doesn't hold together too well and I had a hell of a time putting his neck/joint in place. Everything on him pops off too easily, too. Having said that, he looks great with Perceptor!

I highly recommend these figures and will definitely be getting more.

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[Updated on: Fri, 20 May 2011 22:05 UTC]

 Topic: Heraldic Pendant in ABG
Heraldic Pendant in ABG [message #27908] Fri, 20 May 2011 14:25 UTC
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http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2473/5740059928_f9f016d8a4.jpg
P1020241 by aegidian, on Flickr
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3376/5739503013_8eded3e277.jpg
P1020239 by aegidian, on Flickr
The lion rampant was scanned into Wings3d from royalty-free clipart. The shield design was compiled using OpenSCAD and my own heraldic library of OpenSCAD scripts.

I'm really, really pleased with the way this has turned out and will be using it as the basis for a 'print your own heraldic design' co-creator template.

http://www.shapeways.com/model/251184/heraldic_pendant.html

[Updated on: Fri, 20 May 2011 14:26 UTC]

 Topic: Squashed Cube by OSKAR
Squashed Cube by OSKAR [message #27899] Fri, 20 May 2011 11:02 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Squashed Cube looks like a Rubik's Cube after being squeezed together in a vice. The six faces turn sort-of-like a Rubik's Cube, but in a very bandaged - jumbling - way. The middle slices are at an angle of 60 degrees from each other. This way, the hexagons in the center of each face can change position and orientation. This makes this puzzle very hard to solve.

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: Twisted Bracelet
Twisted Bracelet [message #27786] Wed, 18 May 2011 18:55 UTC
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This will be a birthday gift for a good friend of mine - I hope she like it Smile I'll probably paint it white, so it keeps the color and add lacquer to make it a little bit shiny.
It's printed in white strong and flexible - not polished, because I ordered it a few days before polished was anounced.

Find it on Shapeways here:
http://www.shapeways.com/model/186460/twisted_bracelet_2.htm l

 Topic: FUD test pieces
FUD test pieces [message #27670] Tue, 17 May 2011 12:23 UTC
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When I saw Shapeways was offering a new FUD material I rushed in a few designs for printing.

This is a Warrtrakk upgrade and conversion kit. It was originally a body+turret but I broke the design down into a kit for FUD. The material is very clear+translucent the colors are off in the photos due to contrast and exposure adjustment.
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_WGFXUg9zkL4/TdJahby914I/AAAAAAAAok0/oqZNE2sDHMk/s640/DSC01454.JPG

Fan detail is much sharper than WD, this one piece out of the lot has a really odd wax half melted appearance. Some of the corners are not 100% square they have the very tip clipped clean, not really a problem for me but it's there at the very extreme tips of most pieces.
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_WGFXUg9zkL4/TdJacc7_6VI/AAAAAAAAoks/lgmf-4mp45Q/s640/DSC01455.JPG

Unfortunately there was some major warping on the main body panels. these are 1mm with .5mm indents. I took this photo AFTER I straightened them under hot water. Instead of a 90 angle it was closer to 145 when I opened the box. (Printed as 1 piece this would have supported itself)
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_WGFXUg9zkL4/TdJYitqMVlI/AAAAAAAAokQ/-dYDO2VPgFs/s640/DSC01453.JPG

Assembled.
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_WGFXUg9zkL4/TdJb29LNFTI/AAAAAAAAol4/o4I60OiVHCg/s640/DSC01467.JPG

Mocked up with the original warrtrakk fender and track.
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_WGFXUg9zkL4/TdJacJmG2nI/AAAAAAAAokY/3ag-F1tmx3c/s640/DSC01472.JPG


This is a model that I had previously tried to print in WD, when it printed in that material it was a large blob of fused support material and model. The scale was just too small to print in WD. So when FUD was released I tried another print. Over all really impressed with the level of detail the material prints in and the smoothness of the surface finish. Not impressed with the brittle quality of thin printed planes.


The torso is hollow and contains some very thin planes. It looks to have either disintegrated in shipping or perhaps meshmedic "fixed" it as the upper torso should be hollow but is solid.
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/_WGFXUg9zkL4/TdJbT88O1yI/AAAAAAAAolk/d-VgbAyMjPo/s640/DSC01460.JPG

I'm not sure what happened here, one leg is fine and the other is a mess.
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/_WGFXUg9zkL4/TdJbQ9WKzYI/AAAAAAAAolE/07lEXge1GeY/s640/DSC01461.JPG

One for comparison with WD the saw tooth blades are much sharper on FUD and the finish is basically smooth.
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/_WGFXUg9zkL4/TdJbSGGleOI/AAAAAAAAolU/iYtkhcaRCeo/s640/DSC01465.JPG


I like FUD I'll certainly order it again but I'll probably print most kits using a mix of materials so the body parts are strong+cheaper and the detail parts are detailed.


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 Topic: FUD - Shoe and Frame
FUD - Shoe and Frame [message #27630] Mon, 16 May 2011 21:22 UTC
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My first FUD prints arrived today and I was very well pleased. They are 'cast iron' oven frames (for coke ovens) and some bridge shoes.

http://images112.fotki.com/v106/photos/2/1709102/9721938/shpframe-vi.jpg

http://images15.fotki.com/v245/photos/2/1709102/9700169/OnQuarter-vi.jpg

[Updated on: Tue, 17 May 2011 13:01 UTC]

 Topic: Twisted Starminx
Twisted Starminx [message #27608] Mon, 16 May 2011 16:48 UTC
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Hello Shapies,

I haven't posted much on this forum, but as this puzzle turned out so well, I decided I might as well show it here too. So without further ado, here is my newest puzzle:

The Twisted Starminx

Check out the Youtube Video!

More information and pictures can be found on the Twisty Puzzles Forum. I haven't yet figured out how to post the pictures here without them filling the whole page, so go check them out there.

This puzzle will be sold on eBay sometime in the next week or two. I will not be offering it for sale in my Shapeways Shop, but I do have 3 other puzzles for sale there.

Enjoy!

-Eitan
 Topic: Which came first, ... ?
Which came first, ... ? [message #27258] Tue, 10 May 2011 15:55 UTC
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Answer: my eggcup ! Very Happy

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Eggcup

[Updated on: Tue, 10 May 2011 15:59 UTC]

 Topic: I've recently started setting up!
I've recently started setting up! [message #27179] Mon, 09 May 2011 17:00 UTC
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hi!

I've started taking some pictures of my latest products that have just became public

What do you think of the pictures?

Hope you enjoy it!

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