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 Topic: Football Bottle Opener (EM 2016)
Football Bottle Opener (EM 2016) [message #147130] Thu, 26 May 2016 10:49 UTC
avatar Marvin_J  is currently offline Marvin_J
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I have the idea to create something for the European championship 2016.
So why not a Bottle opener for the many beer bottles.

I combined the art and the pattern of the football and create a Bottle opener from this.

Printed in Stainless Steel.

For better präsentation i have a video

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 Topic: Reversible gold plated animal pendants
Reversible gold plated animal pendants [message #146395] Thu, 19 May 2016 23:41 UTC
avatar Stylized_Jewelry  is currently offline Stylized_Jewelry
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I want to share some recent products we designed and shapeways brought to life. They are reversible pendants made in precious metals and are available on our shapeways store and website

Retro robot pendant - rose gold plated

Ponyo pendant - rose gold plated

pug and cat pendant - 18K gold plated

Frankenstein pendant - rhodium plated

Alien pendant - 18k gold plated
 Topic: New Steel Pendants (Topology Knots, Mobius Band, Seashell)
New Steel Pendants (Topology Knots, Mobius Band, Seashell) [message #146278] Wed, 18 May 2016 16:24 UTC
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This is my first time printing some of my topological knots pendants and other geometric jewelry in steel (and one in bronze), I'm very happy with the results. These are all pendants that don't have eyelets or bails so you can wear them different ways.

Seashell Pendant
This one is actually in unpolished bronze. I wanted to make a seashell pendant that didn't have a visible eyelet or need any findings so I tucked a bar inside the shell. With some patience you can get a thin chain to go over and under the bar to attach the pendant, I had to remove the clasp ends first and put them back on after, but I think the effort is worth it for the visual effect. -with-hidden-eyelet

Braided Septafoil and Triple Trefoil Knot Pendants
These are printed in stainless steel with no additional post-processing. Since I am interested in knot theory I wanted to make models of topological knots that could also double as jewelry and 3D printing is perfect for that. l-knot-pendant not-pendant

Mobius Band Pendant
This is the well-known one-sided surface printed in polished bronze steel. d-pendant

Seven Petal Pinwheel
This one is printed in polished gray steel. It's darker than I expected. Originally I only had it for sale in cast metal but the steel print test came out perfect. heel-pendant

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 Topic: Frosted Ultra Detail plastic Vs silicone molds
Frosted Ultra Detail plastic Vs silicone molds [message #146228] Wed, 18 May 2016 05:48 UTC
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Hello, as many of us I use Shapeways services to build my master copies in order to clone them with silicone molds and then resin casts.

One issue I noticed is that seldom I receive from Shapeways some pieces not perfectly dry.
Those "wet" pieces have a problem when in contact with the liquid silicone used for the molds. Once the silicone dries It is supposed not to attach to the master copy piece. It is so just when the master copy is dry, when it is "wet" the silicone sticks on it making impossible to remove the mastercopy without damaging the mold.

The solution is simple: dry every shapeways' piece out. But how? I do not want to damage them. What could I use? Alcohol? Acetone? I do not have any idea what to use...

Excuse my horrible English, I hope I made myself clear.

 Topic: Check out my first project: 4mm wide wedding band/stackable ring, in sizes 5-10
Check out my first project: 4mm wide wedding band/stackable ring, in sizes 5-10 [message #144919] Thu, 05 May 2016 20:18 UTC
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Hi! My name is Marisa, and I've been designing costume jewelry professionally since 2006. I have been fortunate enough to work with and learn from some truly great designers - including Kenneth Lane, Oscar de la Renta, and LouLou de la Falaise.

Lately, I've decided to go freelance while focusing on fine jewelry, and Shapeways seems like a perfect forum for me to showcase my new work, and to see all the amazing work that's being done!

My first project is a patterned Tudor-inspired ring, in sizes 5-10. It works great as a stackable ring, and also as a less conventional wedding band.


You can find it here:

Thanks for checking this out, and let me know what you think!
 Topic: Mathematical Pi Sculpture and Pendant
Mathematical Pi Sculpture and Pendant [message #144834] Wed, 04 May 2016 19:20 UTC
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Hello all!

I would like you to feature one or both of my Twelve Pi models. The design is comprised of 12 pi symbols arranged tetrahedrally. There are four spots on it where the hooked part of three pi symbols make a really cool spiral. Each pi symbol is connected to the others at three points. I'm hoping to have good luck with it since it's a beautiful mode, and it has the double geek factor of being a mathematical design with a mathematical theme! Here are the links to the sculpture and the pendant versions. Thank you for your consideration!


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 Topic: Infinity pendant
Infinity pendant [message #143121] Fri, 22 April 2016 10:24 UTC
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Here are pictures of my new design printed in polished gold steel.
It looks like infinity sign. It's made of seifert surface with voronoi pattern.
You can order one here:
You can also check out my other designs for sale in my new shop: Protonik's Shop



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 Topic: Mathematical Recycling Sculptures for Earth Day!
Mathematical Recycling Sculptures for Earth Day! [message #142926] Wed, 20 April 2016 19:42 UTC
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This design is comprised of eight recycling symbols arranged on the faces of a stellated octahedron. I came up with the concept a long time ago when I had to create a piece of "eco art" for a fundraiser. At the time I used SketchUp to design a version that I then made out of cardboard (recycled organic cereal boxes, to be exact). With Earth Day coming, I decided to pull up the old file and redo it for 3d printing. It came out even better than I had hoped!

There are currently two sizes. The smaller was meant to be a pendant, but it ended up being too big. I currently have an even smaller version on just shipped yesterday...but it's looking like it may not arrive in time for Earth Day. :-(

Anyway, the sculptures are awesome. You can find them here:

Recycling Sculpture (27mm)
Recycling Sculpture (41mm)

Thank you for you consideration!

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M3NG3R BRACLET & RING [message #142806] Tue, 19 April 2016 13:44 UTC
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The unisex M3NG3R BRACELET consists of 3 menger sponges of the 1st iteration, 1 of the 2nd iteration and a negative imprint of the 4th iteration in the band.

Came out great from the casting! :)

Minimalistic Swedish Fractal Design By Fractal Mathematics / Johan Andersson.



[Updated on: Tue, 19 April 2016 13:45 UTC]

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 Topic: Deep Urth Terraforma Series: First official release!
Deep Urth Terraforma Series: First official release! [message #142320] Fri, 15 April 2016 01:42 UTC
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index.php?t=getfile&id=147283&private=0Go to to check it out. I embedded the product page on my artist website in two places.

This sculpture's name, Muther Vine, was inspired by James A. Moore's book series, "Seven Forges".

The Terraforma series is sculpture only.

I am using 3D printed sculptures as sort of a "release format" to accompany digital music releases. I released Reb:Urth last year and this year I will release UrthHead. These are part of my "N'Urth" series of 3D printed sculptures + digital music releases.

San Diego CityBeat wrote about Reb:Urth here: lbum-with-3d-printed-sculpture.html

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 Topic: No.91 Xylem Double Toroid
No.91 Xylem Double Toroid [message #142240] Wed, 13 April 2016 17:30 UTC
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This is a particularly tactile piece of sculpture, which has come out really well. Everyone who has seen it wants to hold and fiddle with it...

I was inspired to learn 3D modelling after stumbling across (and buying) the amazing Rajina sculpture by @Bathsheba last year. I thought - "I want to make something that cool" - so I learnt Wings3D, and here it is.

One thing that works particularly well is that the contours of the print lines actually add more complexity & texture to the surface pattern of the loops, I'm going to design for that again in the future.


 Topic: New jewel/ring/cufflink box
New jewel/ring/cufflink box [message #142173] Wed, 13 April 2016 04:50 UTC
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Please feature my new product - as you can see, you can mix and match the colours to have a variety of products


The lid doesn't interlock with the base, it is the curvature between the two parts that makes the lid sit snugly in position.

Here is the link to the product page - - there are links on that page to order the lid and base separately.

What do you think?

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 Topic: 38mm Apple watch Crown.
38mm Apple watch Crown. [message #141810] Sun, 10 April 2016 06:48 UTC
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A beautiful apple watch crown that slips on. no need to take off the bands on your apple watch. its simply made and beautiful. this is manly to protect the body of the watch won do much for the screen, it mostly remains expose. there's a video on the product page if you want to check it out.


The Apple Watch crown in 18K Gold.



The Apple Watch Crown in Strong and Flexible Plastic.


Product can be fond here:

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 Topic: Customizable ceramics - Scottish welcome cup
Customizable ceramics - Scottish welcome cup [message #141328] Fri, 08 April 2016 13:43 UTC
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Have you wondered whether it is possible to add customization to 3d printed ceramics? Yes it is.

A "quaich" is a traditional welcome cup from Scotland. The "ch" is pronounced the same way as in Loch or a Dutch "g".

Quaichs are often made of pewter, and sometimes in silver, wood or ceramics. Quaichs are used in formal occasions, perhaps as a cup to make a toast in someone's honour, and given as gifts to mark significant events such as a retirement, or like a trophy, for winning an award.

Designing the quaich was iterative, from paper sketches I modelled the rough shape and proportions in my 3d software (Blender) and printed the model in PLA plastic on my own fused-filament printer. This led to some tweaks to the proportions to look better and fit the hand more comfortably. The PLA prototype also showed that the customizable area would work better in the centre of the bowl as the low height and curvature of the model would make it difficult to see the detail on the outside of the bowl.

With the form and proportions worked out, a first test print in ceramics was ordered. The result was even better than I anticipated.

The last step was to set-up the customization and re-order copies with custom image files applied. Making reference to the design guide for porcelain, I limited the choices to the light glazes so that smaller details can still be seen.

The quaich can be customized and ordered from my Shapeways shop and there are links to it from my main website at Celtic3d.

[Updated on: Fri, 08 April 2016 15:41 UTC]

 Topic: Universal "I AM" New 3D Lettering Design
Universal "I AM" New 3D Lettering Design [message #141175] Wed, 06 April 2016 22:49 UTC
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Got the newest Universal "I AM" in Polished Gold Steel today.
Very pleased with the craftsmanship and the new design.
Available in 4 sizes, 21mm, 30mm, 38mm, and 3" bling size.
Thank you Shapeways for making it real!

[Updated on: Thu, 07 April 2016 06:43 UTC]

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 Topic: LineUp
LineUp [message #141098] Tue, 05 April 2016 18:30 UTC
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I made this ring for my girl,
printed in Premium Silver
Happy with the result.
I created a lot of models after this one, but this one is definitely worth mentioning.



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 Topic: Mothers Day Features!!
Mothers Day Features!! [message #140933] Mon, 04 April 2016 17:38 UTC
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hey everyone! Mothers day is right around the corner - the time is NOW to start creating/promoting your products to receive them in time for the special day!

I would love to see what kind of work you all have that fits the theme of mothers day.... I'm thinking... porcelain, housing accessories, jewelry, and customizable pieces? Show me what you got!

PS. Also ping us on social with #3DMothersDay for a chance to get spotted and reposted ;-)

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 Topic: Gear Tower Clock revisited by OSKAR
Gear Tower Clock revisited by OSKAR [message #140748] Sat, 02 April 2016 14:03 UTC
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Gear Tower Clock is a free-standing clock mechanism. Due to some mechanical-engineering magic, the gear tower stands tall and does not topple. A previous version was hand cranked and it has an hour and a minute hand. This version also has a seconds hand, and it is motor-driven.

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



 Topic: Most resent designs printed
Most resent designs printed [message #140701] Sat, 02 April 2016 05:45 UTC
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Had these printed a bit ago really but I had been too busy to take pictures and finish customizing stuff in my shop, work, new ideas, etc........ Anyway here are some images of the complete works of my 8 Gothic Coaster designs.

These are the normal designs:

These require or are at least designed to have a 3" Plexiglass/glass insert in addition to the coaster:

Also for added measure, because I didn't have this in a previous thread, here is a Gothic Egg I designed and printed:

I have been inspired mostly by gothic cathedrals and rose windows since I think they are quite beautiful. The designs may be similar in look to many real windows but they are still very much my own design. I know that coasters aren't really in high demand especially at 3D printed prices but I thought it would be a fun exercise really. Hopefully in the near future I will finish my customizable version of the coaster designs.

The hardest time I had really was with creating 8 separate designs for the coasters that I liked. Also in making the Egg I had a hard time creating the design on a curved surface then creating an inner shell and making it a solid. I did a fair job in Sketchup but it does lack a lot of features of more professional suites which I am delving into. Up until about a couple weeks ago all of my designs were created solely using SketchUp. However, recently I have been branching into learning the program Rhinoceros and the two designs I am waiting to get back from the printers have been modeled in Rhinoceros.

Anyway thats it for now I guess. Getting late where I am.

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 Topic: Samsung Gear VR Fan Cover
Samsung Gear VR Fan Cover [message #140669] Fri, 01 April 2016 21:08 UTC
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Hello everyone,

I'm new to shapeways, and forums in general, but have finished a project I've been working for use with the latest Samsung Gear VR headset.

During normal operation, the headset is plugged into the wall charger in order to charge the phone during use. The device gets very warm due to this, and eventually gets uncomfortable during use for some people.

Basically a replacement for the current front cover, this fan cover splits its power from the wall charger to both the fan and the headset to allow the phone to charge (fast charging is possible if the correct charger is used).

It's made to be used with a $10 blackberry usb male Y cable, and an 80mm/5vdc fan that I had, and is readily available for less than $5.

It all fits together really well, but I'm not sure it's necessarily a problem that needs solved. Just thought I'd share to see what everyone thinks.

Thanks for your time!


[Updated on: Fri, 01 April 2016 21:09 UTC]

 Topic: 1/160 scale quad
1/160 scale quad [message #139970] Sat, 26 March 2016 20:35 UTC
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I wanted to make a quad in N scale (1/160) for a long time, but it took me a long time to find the right material thicknesses. This model is very tiny but actually looks like the prototype, all thanks to the wonders of 3D printing. I can not believe something like this can be mass produced fully assembled by conventional means.

Erik aka Ngineer
 Topic: corals
corals [message #139808] Thu, 24 March 2016 12:55 UTC
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great print job! love it



 Topic: Aerodynamic racing drone
Aerodynamic racing drone [message #139652] Tue, 22 March 2016 07:02 UTC
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I am developing aerodynamic multirotor frames for FPV drone racing for quite some time. I also love to compete in these contests, and I am quite successful (more info here). Aerodynamic drag should be minimized when you want to go fast, therefore I came up with this design:

It is printed from from blue strong & flexible plastic and works really nicely!

This project is again open source, here are the stl files:

(something is wrong with the shapeways website at the moment, I can't make my designs public...)



 Topic: LEGO ring
LEGO ring [message #139312] Tue, 15 March 2016 20:49 UTC
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Checkout the lego Ring that I have created. This 2x2 ring fits all lego, so you can actually customise it with lego however you please. I have also created a 1x2 version too which is similar.

Pictures and link below.


 Topic: Organic malleablility inspired rings (sizes 6-10)
Organic malleablility inspired rings (sizes 6-10) [message #139174] Sun, 13 March 2016 17:29 UTC
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They were first printed in the White Strong & Flexible than painted over with a Pink Nail Polish
parasiteRing001 (Multiple Sizes)
parasiteRing002 (Multiple Sizes)
parasiteRing004 (Multiple Sizes)
orgRing001 (Multiple Sizes)
orgRing002 (Multiple Sizes)
orgRing004 (Multiple Sizes)

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 Topic: 3D printing Da Vinci's 61 polyhedra
3D printing Da Vinci's 61 polyhedra [message #139172] Sun, 13 March 2016 17:20 UTC
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New blog post about a project I completed a few months ago, in which all 61 of Da Vinci's polyhedra were re-created and printed with Shapeways: polyhedra/

 Topic: Solitaire rings
Solitaire rings [message #139166] Sun, 13 March 2016 16:08 UTC
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My gemstone rings collection. Assembled with sapphire, tourmaline and blue topaz gemstones.
Customizable online at
Everything is parametric based.
You can send it to Shapeways FOC.

[Updated on: Sun, 13 March 2016 16:12 UTC]

 Topic: Sea Turtle Skull with jawbone gift section
Sea Turtle Skull with jawbone gift section [message #138942] Sat, 12 March 2016 00:28 UTC
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Here's one that I hope you will feature:
Thanks for your time and view.

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 Topic: New diamond shape rings design arrived in "La Fabrique" !!!
New diamond shape rings design arrived in "La Fabrique" !!! [message #138731] Wed, 09 March 2016 09:32 UTC
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Check this ring out!
There are more designs in my shop (and many more to come), come and visit ;)
Don't hesitate to share and even add as favorite if you like it.


 Topic: Albert Revisited in 3D
Albert Revisited in 3D [message #138047] Mon, 29 February 2016 17:55 UTC
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Here is a 1:20.32 scale subject I have sculpted several times already. I've done this person in clay in 7/8ths scale
once using bakeable clay and wire. Working in small scales is very challenging but the worse part is that if you execute a good sculpt in that scale, without a scanner that's the only size you get.
3D printing removed that limitation.
Not only can I sculpt in 1:1 scale I can take my finished sculpt scale it to what ever my customers want (provided it can print) and with a little effort rig it to a skeleton and from that single sculpt create any pose I would like as this short video demonstrates.

 Topic: 1st prints
1st prints [message #137943] Sat, 27 February 2016 22:34 UTC
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Hello to all!

I just posted my 1st prints. One is in WP and the other is in Raw Bronze Steel. I'm hoping to be able to have the future runs with the sprue placed in the back of the piece. Any thoughts and/or orders would be appreciated.




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 Topic: Piston ring
Piston ring [message #137928] Sat, 27 February 2016 13:44 UTC
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Hi all,

I thought I would upload my piston ring onto the forum. This has been available for some time now and has got some interest, through some sales and also via google analytics reports, however I would like to know how I could drive more sales with it, and other products of mine.

Are there key tags that people search for, or is it simply a case of sharing the life out of it through forums, social media etc...?

Thanks in anticipation.


[Updated on: Sat, 27 February 2016 13:45 UTC]

 Topic: Series One-from Hand crafted to 3d printed
Series One-from Hand crafted to 3d printed [message #137313] Fri, 19 February 2016 03:50 UTC
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Hello Everybody,
I am really new to this forum, and everyone's design work are really interesting.
I came from a traditional jewelry design and fabrication background, but always interested in 3d printing, which has been widely used in the industry both in fine and fashion field. But I always wanted to design a series that is specifically inspired by 3d printing with simple geometry but precise control of the proportion.
Here is my first line of work, each piece was modeled in rhino/rhino gold, printed in wax and cast in various precious metal. Later they were hand finished and set with stones.
I call it Series One, since it is a new beginning of my design career.
Please enjoy and let me know what you th

[Updated on: Fri, 19 February 2016 03:51 UTC]

MANDELBULB BELT BUCKLE - STEEL version [message #137073] Tue, 16 February 2016 09:17 UTC
avatar MANDELWERK  is currently offline MANDELWERK
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Global Release today!
I have had this idea for years, been working on it for months, and now, several iterations later, here it is.
A high quality, extremely detailed 3D printed Mandelbulb belt buckle in Stainless Steel to adorn your belt.

So much more info, 3D view and images at my shop at Shapeways:

Harvesting the infinite fields of virtual surreality in the parallel cosmos of 3D fractals.
 Topic: Just in time for Valentine's
Just in time for Valentine's [message #136963] Sun, 14 February 2016 19:59 UTC
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Just in time for Valentine's Day, I added two new love-inspired rings to my shop. A while back I posted a photo of the original doodle which led to these rings with the first prototypes here.

This ring is based on the contrast between a compete, full sphere and a half sphere. It could be seen that (in)complete tells the story of one form transitioning into the other, a half turning into a whole. What or who makes up your other half?

Love Story
Love Story is a ring which depicts the story of two halves becoming a whole. The beginning and the end of this story are highlighted on each side of the ring with two half spheres on one side and a full sphere on the opposite side.

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 Topic: tube RING
tube RING [message #136828] Fri, 12 February 2016 14:59 UTC
avatar AlessandroAzzolini  is currently offline AlessandroAzzolini
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Hi guys, here's my latest ring. I hope you like it!

Is it a cube?
Is it a refrigerator coil?
Is it a radiator?
Is it a maze?
No, it is the tube RING

Alessandro Azzolini
 Topic: Spirals and repetitions
Spirals and repetitions [message #135456] Wed, 27 January 2016 21:25 UTC
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I have a few shapes that I work with making repeating patterns along different spiral patterns. SOme of these have been hard to print and hard to correct when Shapeways would reject them. These are ones I've managed to get printed.


 Topic: Customize a Porcelain Selfie Tile
Customize a Porcelain Selfie Tile [message #135324] Wed, 27 January 2016 01:45 UTC
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Turn your photos into 3D-printed porcelain tiles!

Upload an image, and we will create a 3D-printed porcelain tile with a rich, blue-green celadon glaze. The tile will have a slight sculptural relief and gorgeous detail. Your favorite photos will become works of art that you can display or give as gifts.

Celadon is a pottery glaze that originated in China thousands of years ago.It is semi-translucent and jade-green to blue-green in color. It has delicate natural crackling and luxurious glass-like quality. The ancient craft of pottery and cutting-edge 3D printing technology have joined to create the world's first printable porcelain.
Using the best of 3D printing and traditional ceramics, we're able to create the sort of quality you could only find in high-end, handmade porcelain.

Durable & Functional – Porcelain is dishwasher, oven, and microwave safe.

Gorgeous Detail – Porcelain enables you to design with very high detail and thin, translucent glaze.

3D printed porcelain selfie tiles is only available at Shapeways.

For best results, please follow these guidelines.

Resolution: these resolution/file sizes:
For a 4" x 6" print, the image resolution should be 640 x 480 pixels minimum.
For a 5" x 7" print, the image resolution should be 1024 x 768 pixels minimum.
For an 8" x 10" print, the image resolution should be 1536 x 1024 pixels minimum.
For a 16" x 20" print, the image resolution should be 1600 x 1200 pixels minimum.
For a 20" x 30" print, the image resolution should be 1600 x 1200 pixels minimum.
For a Wallet-size print, the image resolution should be 320 x 240 pixels minimum.

Lighting: Clear, properly exposed, color images are best. Try to limit shadows and high contrast, especially in faces. High contrast photos will result in high contrast image with greater variation of sculptural relief.

Poses and Expressions: The subject's face should be clear and in focus. For best results, make sure subject is facing camera and that eyes and facial expression are clearly visible.

Distance: Avoid images that are small and distant. For best results, select images in which subjects are clearly in foreground.

Note: The printed tile you receive will be like a low relief sculpture. The lightest parts of your image will be the highest parts of the relief, and the darkest parts will be the set back.

[Updated on: Wed, 27 January 2016 02:00 UTC]

Celadon Selfie
 Topic: Mentos & Diet Soda Fountain Nozzles - Great Science Fun!
Mentos & Diet Soda Fountain Nozzles - Great Science Fun! [message #133863] Mon, 18 January 2016 23:16 UTC
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The original prototype (3d printed at home) was featured on the Eepy Bird's Massive Mentos/Soda Demo at the 2015 MakersFaire in San Mateo.

As they suggested, there are now 3 models available on Shapeways:
A single Spout Version:
A SIX Spout Version:
And a FIVE Spout version:
Here's a video of the 5 spout version in Action:

Great Fun!


If there is more interest, I can make other versions, other hole configurations, more Mentos.. .


 Topic: Hearts for Valentines Day
Hearts for Valentines Day [message #133767] Sun, 17 January 2016 16:10 UTC
avatar Chris_Marshall  is currently offline Chris_Marshall
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This ring of hearts has been designed so it can interlock with itself allowing for multiple combinations of materials. It's still relatively new but some prints have been successful. More coming through soon so I'll post more photos then, but please feel free to order :-)
Chris o-1



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