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Forum: Feature this!
 Topic: Shake this during ceramics week!
Shake this during ceramics week! [message #77918] Thu, 31 October 2013 06:25 UTC
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These shakers shown in eggshell blue can be used with salt and pepper, but why limit yourself to two spices when several colors of ceramics are available at Shapeways? Use them for MSG, parsley flakes, garlic powder or whatever spices up your life! These are prototype shakers but they shake, shake, shake very well. Slightly revised designs will be released once they are manufactured and evaluated.

https://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_1331114_1542647_1383196570.jpg

http://shpws.me/pDjb

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 Topic: TWIST
TWIST [message #77906] Thu, 31 October 2013 01:17 UTC
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The TWIST vase is inspired by flowers twisting and blowing in the wind. I think it's incredible how flowers grow on an impossibly thin stem and support a large, beautiful bloom. With TWIST, I wanted to capture that sense of impossibility and elegance. To see it standing with flowers in it is really something to behold. Dry arrangements can be done, but water makes it actually quite steady.

index.php?t=getfile&id=44103&private=0

When I got my first print of TWIST it was chipped and had a hairline crack, but the good folks @Shapeways sent me a replacement! I was pretty happy about that!

You can find more 3D printing in my shop and see what other stuff I'm up to on my website or facebook page. Thanks!


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 Topic: Cloudcups
Cloudcups [message #77885] Wed, 30 October 2013 19:33 UTC
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More pictures over here: http://www.shapeways.com/model/940369/cloudcup.html

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[Updated on: Wed, 30 October 2013 19:34 UTC]

 Topic: Isolator Candle Holder for ceramics week
Isolator Candle Holder for ceramics week [message #77884] Wed, 30 October 2013 18:54 UTC
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I first printed these about a year ago and took some pictures this past summer but never got around to offering it in my shop, until now!
I use these at home often --

http://shpws.me/pD01

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 Topic: Waterlily soap dish
Waterlily soap dish [message #77869] Wed, 30 October 2013 15:37 UTC
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I've adjusted prices for this ceramic model Smile

http://shpws.me/lze8

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 Topic: Ceramic Candle Bowl for ceramics week
Ceramic Candle Bowl for ceramics week [message #77850] Wed, 30 October 2013 13:07 UTC
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Hi People of Shapeways!

I have this Candle bowl in production at the moment-

index.php?t=getfile&id=44067&private=0
Candle Light Bowl
*image above is 3D rendering*

It's going to be printed in WSF, but I'd LOVE to see how it turns out in ceramics!

What do you guys think?

Best

Robbert

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 Topic: Toon Skull For Ceramic Week!
Toon Skull For Ceramic Week! [message #77836] Wed, 30 October 2013 09:07 UTC
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Ceramic Toon Skull Tea Light Holder Smile

https://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_768603_683132_1354392839.jpg

[Updated on: Wed, 30 October 2013 09:08 UTC]


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 Topic: stick polyhedron
stick polyhedron [message #77835] Wed, 30 October 2013 08:31 UTC
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http://shpws.me/pCcb

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 Topic: YingYang Soy Sauce Bowl Ceramics
YingYang Soy Sauce Bowl Ceramics [message #77833] Wed, 30 October 2013 08:18 UTC
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This is my design YingYang Soy Sauce Bowl in ceramics.
Hope you like it Smile

index.php?t=getfile&id=44056&private=0


https://www.shapeways.com/model/732612/yingyang-soy-sauce-bo wl-ceramics.html?li=aeTabs

 Topic: AEROcup
AEROcup [message #77829] Wed, 30 October 2013 08:06 UTC
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AEROcup is a coffee cup that takes its inspiration from the world of aeronautics.
It has three feet and a handle in airfoil shapes. From our background in aerospace industry!

index.php?t=getfile&id=44055&private=0

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 Topic: Twisted Tea Cup for Ceramics Week
Twisted Tea Cup for Ceramics Week [message #77818] Wed, 30 October 2013 05:47 UTC
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Here is my submission for the ceramics price change.
https://www.shapeways.com/model/559321/twisted-tea-cup.html

A twisted tea cup. Created to make a tactile experience for the drinker and allow them to slow down and enjoy a hot cup of tea.

https://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_559321_469429_1340380624.jpg
https://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_559321_425257_1338417588.jpg
 Topic: Heart Dipping Dish for ceramics week
Heart Dipping Dish for ceramics week [message #77817] Wed, 30 October 2013 05:04 UTC
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I am really excited about the drop in ceramics pricing. I made this heart-shaped dipping dish for my wife for Valentine's Day 2012, and we've been using it ever since. There has been no discoloration from the vinegar in 18 months of regular use.

People responded really well to the design, and I've sold a few of them, but I think the high price kept many people from actually buying one. It feels much better to offer it at a lower price, and I'd love to see it featured again. Even if it doesn't sell, I think it's a nice example of what can be done with ceramics.

Thank you!

Eric

Heart Dipping Dish
Glacier Designs, my shop

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 Topic: Caffeine mug / espresso cup for ceramics this week
Caffeine mug / espresso cup for ceramics this week [message #77811] Tue, 29 October 2013 23:02 UTC
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I just adjusted my prices. Much more affordable now, thanks for the price drop! Feature these, pretty please?

https://www.shapeways.com/model/999268/caffeine-molecule-cof fee-mug.html

https://www.shapeways.com/model/999267/caffeine-molecule-esp resso-cup.html

Thanks!
 Topic: Eggbot for Ceramics Week!
Eggbot for Ceramics Week! [message #77810] Tue, 29 October 2013 22:43 UTC
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Runny or hard, he's all yolk at heart...


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 Topic: New Ceramic Feature (3d symmetry coffee stirrer)
icon12.gif  New Ceramic Feature (3d symmetry coffee stirrer) [message #77804] Tue, 29 October 2013 21:52 UTC
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 Topic: Coraline S. Bulky printed in Ceramics by Kangoon
Coraline S. Bulky printed in Ceramics by Kangoon [message #77803] Tue, 29 October 2013 21:49 UTC
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Hey hey,

I would like to see my printed Coraline S. Bulky in the featured Ceramics section next week.

Inspired by Coral I model a little tealight in Lightwave. A colleague of mine ordered "Coraline S." in sandstone but it was too thin for Ceramics.
So i decide to make a more bulky version of it - "Coraline S. Bulky" was born.
I am very happy about the gloss, the quality rating and that it now could be printed much cheaper cause the pricing is now based on volume instead of surface area.

Best regards
Stephan


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 Topic: 3D Printed Chinese Abacus.
3D Printed Chinese Abacus. [message #77601] Sat, 26 October 2013 15:32 UTC
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Hi Everyone! I am Aaron, the lead designer over at http://www.polychemy.com/.

Recently i took part in a 3D printing competition, and we were tasked to create a 3D Printed abacus.

So i came up with this crazy piece!
A 3D printed cylindrical abacus, that can do '2 calculations in one'. Also this piece can be pulled apart when the right number sequence is entered, reveling a secret compartment.

index.php?t=getfile&id=43761&private=0

I wanted to create something Ancient and Sculptural, a piece that could showcase the power and beauty of 3D printing.
This piece was printed with Alumide, which really gave it an authentic 'stony' look! Which was a really welcomed side effect Smile


I posted many more pictures and a simple 'making off', over at the 3D printing forums here:
http://www.3dprinting-forums.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=712 3

You can purchase this sculpture at my shop here:
https://www.shapeways.com/model/1366297/chinese-cylindrical- abacus-part-2.html?li=user-profile&materialId=28
https://www.shapeways.com/model/1360335/chinese-cylindrical- abacus-part-1.html?li=user-profile&materialId=28


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 Topic: From Nature to Art.... By Way of the CT Scan
From Nature to Art.... By Way of the CT Scan [message #77376] Wed, 23 October 2013 15:17 UTC
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The basic idea of this project - to create sculptural objects that accurately reflect the complex structures of nature - has evolved as one of the passions of my life.  When I was a teenager, I spent much of my time collecting insects and assembling skeletons from dead animals that I found.   For me, these pursuits were a perfect marriage of my curiosity about nature and my interest in the visual arts.  I didn't want to just collect things and put them in jars of alcohol or formaldehyde.  I wanted to find a way to display their intricate beauty. 

For several decades I have used a camera and computer software programs to produce images for lectures, magazines, and textbooks.   With the advent of inexpensive 3D printing technology such as that offered here at Shapeways, I have started to apply these skills to create three dimensional objects.  The goal of my project is to create a collection of dozens of different sculptures of animal skulls -- in effect, a skeletal zoo.   Each sculpture will be based upon a CT scan taken from an actual specimen. 

I am launching this as a KICKSTARTER project today. I am hoping this will be an effective way to get the word out. I have dozens of CT scans to process and hope to print hundreds of skulls. Each skull takes me days to process from the CT scan, and I really cannot justify spending all the time unless I know that someone besides me thinks this is a great project.

Please check out my Kickstarter project here.

Shown here are the 3 prototype sculptures that I have printed at Shapeways. In addition to all the common animals we know and love, I have a series of Endangered Species I am working on, and even a CT scan of my own skull. I am super excited about this project.

And as an addendum to this notice, I would like to thank everyone at Shapeways who has been processing my models. I appreciate your patience. I have repeatedly uploaded models that are too thin to print and which get rejected over and over again. It it an extremely painstaking process to go through hundreds and hundreds of CT scan slices and selectively thicken an area on the inside of a skull, or to delete paper-thin internal structures that don't need to be part of the print.

[Updated on: Wed, 23 October 2013 15:31 UTC]

 Topic: Voilà
Voilà [message #77283] Tue, 22 October 2013 08:51 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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 Topic: iQUiT cigarette case
iQUiT cigarette case [message #77268] Mon, 21 October 2013 23:47 UTC
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Designed for your last smoke! Use this gadget to signal you want to quit smoking. When quitted use it to stash business cards. Inside measures; 24 mm / 56 mm / 58 mm (front) 72.5 mm (back).
http://www.shapeways.com/model/1003871/iquit-cigarette-case. html?li=shop-results&materialId=77

index.php?t=getfile&id=43333&private=0

[Updated on: Tue, 22 October 2013 00:14 UTC]

 Topic: Caged Love Pendants
Caged Love Pendants [message #77018] Fri, 18 October 2013 17:06 UTC
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I posted this thread in the "It Arrived", but my excitement is flowing over into the "Feature This" section....

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.

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: A*Face
A*Face [message #76797] Tue, 15 October 2013 17:26 UTC
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From Sliced Brain Studio (motto: do not take life too seriously), our first character:

A*Face

Shop.

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 Topic: Celtic Knot Ring
Celtic Knot Ring [message #76335] Tue, 08 October 2013 01:54 UTC
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Link to it in my shop:
http://shpws.me/p1ZK

 Topic: Laplacian Ring
Laplacian Ring [message #76132] Fri, 04 October 2013 19:28 UTC
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A new ring designed for silver and brass. https://www.shapeways.com/model/1213018/laplacian-ring-sz-7. html

Organic branching forms emerge from the top of this intricate sterling silver ring. The complex structure of this ring recalls the forms of stony corals and dendritic crystals.

video of the growth process: https://vimeo.com/22628789

https://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_1213018_1407196_1380914497.jpg

https://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_1213018_1407244_1380914665.jpg

https://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_1213018_1407546_1380914661.jpg


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 Topic: Violin Pendant
Violin Pendant [message #75881] Tue, 01 October 2013 13:41 UTC
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 Topic: Wireframe Hand Model for Jewelry
Wireframe Hand Model for Jewelry [message #75697] Sat, 28 September 2013 01:57 UTC
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Please feature my jewelry hand model Smile It's made in WSF and it's a great way to display rings and necklaces.
https://www.shapeways.com/model/1212776/jewelry-display-mode l.html?li=aeTabs
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 Topic: Pipeline bracelets
Pipeline bracelets [message #75315] Mon, 23 September 2013 19:34 UTC
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https://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_1275028_1277731_1378486346.jpg

https://www.shapeways.com/model/1275028/pipeline-bracelet.ht ml

These are randomly generated designs, created by drawing a line with right-angled turns in a periodic 2d plane, and then wrapping it around a torus. Each bracelet is a new run of the algorithm, so it's a one of a kind.

I gave a couple of them to my sister for her birthday.

They printed great. Since they're in SF, they're flexible enough to bend and fit over somebody's wrist. (All the designs are 'open' somewhere on the torus, even though it's not immediately obvious.)

 Topic: Floating Head from ZARDOZ
Floating Head from ZARDOZ [message #75049] Wed, 18 September 2013 20:41 UTC
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Just got my Zardoz Head printed in FCS! I sculpted it in Sculptris, Zbrush and Meshmixer. I tried to be as faithful as possible to the movie prop. Great job on the printing, shapways folks! Here's a link to the product page: https://www.shapeways.com/model/1280483/zardoz-head.html?li= shop-results&materialId=26

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 Topic: Zoran's Equation pendant
Zoran's Equation pendant [message #74919] Tue, 17 September 2013 12:43 UTC
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The symbol of universal knowledge as described in "The Ice People" from René Barjavel.

Model link
https://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_1323316_1314943_1379420429.jpg
https://images1.sw-cdn.net/model/picture/674x501_1323316_1314944_1379420429.jpg


 Topic: We're in love <3
icon14.gif  We're in love <3 [message #74813] Sat, 14 September 2013 18:42 UTC
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We're really proud of the first products from the 2014 collection that are now on presale.
Gold plated brass really takes it to another level !!

Product links :

FabGeo Necklace - Brazzer Pendant

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Karen & Wesley - FabMeJewelry.com - Set a course, for the future !
 Topic: King and Queen Key Chains
King and Queen Key Chains [message #74593] Wed, 11 September 2013 16:25 UTC
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I'm fairly new here and just got a few of my designs printed. Specifically, I received my King and Queen Key Chain pieces. (Any feedback on my shop or designs is greatly appreciated, BTW...)

Here's some history...

I've been designing for probably 25 years, but the large majority of that focus was on engineered products. Things like Fridges, Faucets, Hearing Aids, Medical Equipment, Mail Processing Machines, and much more. It's certainly paid the bills, but artistic spontaneity took a back seat to safety and efficiency.

I've known about 3D printing for more than 10 years, and even had parts printed for demonstrations and product testing/prototyping. Recently, I purchased a 3D printer and started created anything I could think of –quickly learning the idiosyncrasies and limitations.

I came to the site after completing a design for my son – arm gauntlets like what Batman would wear over this arms. Although the cost was prohibitive from me getting two printed in a higher quality material, I was very interested in your business model.

So interested in fact, I started a design rush to get as many ideas uploaded to the site in a limited amount of time. I called them design sprints, since my goal was completing a model-a-day. I figured that if I worked too long on a particular design without uploading it, I risk wasting time on something that wouldn't connect with your audience.

Don't get me wrong, I have several designs that will take months to complete, I just wanted to experience the interaction and process with simpler 3D models. I also want to stress that I'm not sloppy in my designs, so achieving what I did took dedication, concentration and used nearly all my engineering experience.

So far, I completed more than 15 designs and one of those is a Chess Set – one set is small (1.5 Inches) and is meant for Key Chains and the other is based on the Standard Staunton Chess set. I like to repurposes my designs to maximize their effectiveness.

My focus this week was on Pendants and I created a Butterfly, Heart and Anchor. All of these can be worn around the neck and the Anchor has two additional sizes that can be printed larger in Ceramic or Flexible.

I purchased the King and Queen from the Chess set and had one printed in Stainless and the other in Frosted. In retrospect, I should have printed the Queen in Stainless too, but I wanted to see what Frosted look like. I will be ordering a new Queen shortly.

I've tried submitting other designs and the only challenge has been notification of failure. When this happened to a design that did not include the material as a default, it still brought the whole page down. It would be nice if you could find a way to automate the model evaluation and get failure back to designers quicker. I certainly understand the amount of processing this would take, but maybe to minimize the eval time, you only process models that have been static on the site for a few days.

This has been a great experience and I look forward to getting more ideas created and printed. Thanks for the venue.

King Key Chain: http://www.shapeways.com/model/1290843/king-key-chain-access ory.html?li=shop-results&materialId=23

Queen Key Chain: http://www.shapeways.com/model/1290880/queen-key-chain-acces sory.html?li=shop-results&materialId=39

Here's my blog on the experience:

http://collectived3.blogspot.com/2013/09/shapewayss-design-d ay-personal-challenge.html

Darren

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 Topic: Orbit City Collection
Orbit City Collection [message #74170] Wed, 04 September 2013 16:22 UTC
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Growing up, I always liked the Jetsons, especially the futuristic, space age architecture of their home town, Orbit City. This collection is inspired by that space age, all things orbital, perspective.

The earrings look great in the bright colors of the dyed strong and flexible material and are incredibly lightweight. The stainless came out a bit heavy for earrings but perfect as a pendant. The pendant shown is the bronze glossy finish.

You can see the whole collection here:
http://www.shapeways.com/shops/seriaforma?section=Orbit+City +Collection&s=0


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 Topic: Desktop Gargoyle
Desktop Gargoyle [message #73920] Thu, 29 August 2013 19:39 UTC
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This is my first ever 3d printed model, designed from scratch with Zbrush using a 'real life' gargoyle from Notre Dame as reference.

The story goes like this: I have been working on designing gothic styled art works inspired by the gothic cathedrals and so spent a lot of time with my nose in gothic architecture books. Always thought it's such a pity that i never got to make anything resembling the more funny and creepy looking part, most seemingly out-of-place character in a cathedral - the gargoyles. But finally now i made it...the Desktop Gargoyle, to guard and keep the workspace safe, and maybe bring a smile on your face Smile

I just love that alumide provides such a great level of detail. And what a perfect fit it is for the gargoyle stone-like look.





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thanks!
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 Topic: Sonic Level Mobius Strip
Sonic Level Mobius Strip [message #73869] Thu, 29 August 2013 12:57 UTC
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That was a lot of learning before i was able to create this, then i was really happy when i finally created the UV correctly & relief according to the texture.
The original idea is not from me as a lot of people must know... But anyway i'm really happy with the results & i hope Shapeways will feature this one too Wink

Mobius Strip - Sonic Level
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 Topic: Pendant designs (jing&jang and encrypted language)
icon7.gif  Pendant designs (jing&jang and encrypted language) [message #73520] Thu, 22 August 2013 23:04 UTC
avatar Erkrieal  is currently offline Erkrieal
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Hi I'm a self developed graphic designer from Czech republic. I recently discovered Shapeways and its potential to manifest ideas it this reality.

I would like to present first 3d printed pendants created with Blender. First pendant is called Guardian and this one is completely my own idea. I was inspired by jing & jang symbolism (this is probably very obvious), but I tried to create it in a new unusual form.
Here is the link to item: Pendant Guardian


Another pendant is based on Encrypted language, which my wife developed. This one is called Absolute Love and the symbol has 3 sence in one- love manifesting itself as a harmony in infinite Universe. My wife provided me with a sketch of symbol and I recreated it in 3d. Here you can see her original sketch I started modeling process from: Sketch

Here is the link: Pendant Absolute Love

I very much enjoyed creating these pendants and even more I enjoy to see them in reality. We really welcome idea of 3d printing and we will definitely continue to create more interesting designs. If you would like to keep an eye on our creation, here is our SHOP

Big thanks to all Shapeways crew for making this possible. Order, payment and dilivery was very fast and without any problems.

P.S. Sorry for my lame english

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[Updated on: Thu, 22 August 2013 23:26 UTC]

 Topic: Hurly Burly by OSKAR
Hurly Burly by OSKAR [message #73234] Sun, 18 August 2013 09:23 UTC
avatar Oskar_van_Deventer  is currently offline Oskar_van_Deventer
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Hi Non-Twisty Puzzles fans,

Hurly Burly is a set of four six-piece burrs, intertwined in a spiral fashion. The puzzle has nine parts, three of which are "8-shaped". And the other six are "eight-divided-in-two". The puzzle has a very unexpected first solving move. The two yellow pieces are turned in a helical path, in which one pushes the other and vice verse. This is a new type of coordinated motion. Also the linking of the three 8-shaped pieces (green, blue, black) is unexpected, namely the fact that they come apart and that they are NOT linked together like Borromean rings or so.

The first Hurly Burly prototype was made by George Miller in 2005. George also gave the puzzle its name. "Hurly burly" means "noisy confusion, tumult". It also was the title of a dark comedy play. Moreover, it relates to the classic type of "burr puzzle".

I used this puzzle (3D-printed by Shapeways) as my exchange gift for IPP33 in Narita. I made a few extra samples, which are being sold by PuzzleMaster.

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

Enjoy!

Oskar
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 Topic: Old Diving helmet
Old Diving helmet [message #73113] Thu, 15 August 2013 15:38 UTC
avatar jordanbanks  is currently offline jordanbanks
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index.php?t=getfile&id=38544&private=0this is an old diving helmet I made and printed out; I think it came out wonderful:
https://www.shapeways.com/model/1043944/7cmhigh-divinghelmet .html?li=productBox-search


Let make fantasy a reality!
 Topic: Knot Cube by OSKAR
Knot Cube by OSKAR [message #72883] Sat, 10 August 2013 11:00 UTC
avatar Oskar_van_Deventer  is currently offline Oskar_van_Deventer
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Knot Cube are eight cubes connected by corner hinges, made of nylon "fishing" wire. The object is to make a 2x2x2 cube and various other shapes.

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

Enjoy!

Oskar
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 Topic: Krieg's Mask (Borderlands 2 Cosplay Gear)
Krieg's Mask (Borderlands 2 Cosplay Gear) [message #72575] Fri, 02 August 2013 23:57 UTC
avatar hazy_v  is currently offline hazy_v
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Source: http://borderlands.wikia.com/wiki/Krieg

The Mask: http://shpws.me/oJn5

This one has been tough... not so much the file as reducing the volume/price to get it to impulse buy range. Ever since I saw this trailer I wanted this exact psycho mask. We seem to be living in some crazy mad scientist type world right now, because apparently I'm allowed to act on these whims and design the mask and then own it. Wat?

Assembly was pretty simple, I bought brown shoe polish, a toothbrush, a lighter, and this dog harness. Applied the shoe polish with the toothbrush, cut the seams of the dog harness and unwrapped the nylon, then reformed it and melted the straps back together with the lighter. I'm sure you could get a more accurate cosplay piece going if you use more expensive components (belts) and have more useful life skills (sewing, painting).

My experience with shapeways is that they are magicians who build hopes and dreams. This experience was unchanged when I ordered this product. My only complaint is with shapeways business philosophy in general, iphone cases and jewelry are not business ideas, they're show off pieces designed to get people interested in 3D printing and redirected to this site. Those who disagree can direct themselves to this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30GD25un0XQ.

Gearbox may be capable of some pretty epic faux pas, but they only made Borderlands 2 better than its already damn fun predecessor. It's my favorite game where you get to carry around two guns by about a million. When I was a kid, I played Diablo 2 a bit too much, and thought a first person version would be amazing but impossible. And now it exists thanks to those beautiful people at Gearbox, so give them lots of business. Look at me, a grown ass man giddy as a school girl, that's how awesome it is. Those of you who think this makes me a 'nerd' can direct themselves here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30GD25un0XQ. Unless you were hurt by DN:F, AVP:CM, or the 'loot chest,' then it's ok if you don't want to give them business. Well... it's not ok, but I understand.

Just posting my sweeeeet mask, figured the 10% off strong/flexible plastic sale and the high popularity of the game right now (4th DLC released a month ago and the steam summer sale) would make it a win-win-win? But maybe a feature is asking too much considering it's fanart, so no worries!

So fun stuff. I don't even remember when we got to the future, but apparently it involves 3D printing. Thanks Shapeways!

[Updated on: Sat, 03 August 2013 00:25 UTC]

 Topic: More designer chairs
More designer chairs [message #72468] Thu, 01 August 2013 04:00 UTC
avatar kspence  is currently offline kspence
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Hey guys,

Have a bunch more designer chairs that I've got ready for promotion. Check them out!

https://www.shapeways.com/shops/KShop

[Updated on: Thu, 01 August 2013 04:00 UTC]

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