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Forum: 3D modelers for hire
 Topic: Canadian Sicard B-6430 truck tractor
Canadian Sicard B-6430 truck tractor [message #94061] Wed, 16 July 2014 18:06 UTC
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WOW!!! Vijay Dotsan is my #1 designer! I'm Very Happy of your work.
Another great collectible items available now for those who collect 1/87 scale model trucks!

Alain Plante
Train collection 2000

 Topic: Automotive Recreation Parts - Custom
Automotive Recreation Parts - Custom [message #93990] Tue, 15 July 2014 12:37 UTC
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Now available on Shapeways, WidgetWizard (store) can render your broken and hard to find classic car parts in 3D.
All it takes is a sample part, broken or not and the new design will be redesigned in 3D with better supporting geometries and other features as you request. Now you can easily find that "impossible" replacement part, AND have it in plastic or even titanium. We usually design for SLS printing, so nearly all the Shapeways materials are available to you.

Photo; New 3D part on left, broken 30 year old part on right.
Better and stronger!

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 Topic: 3D designer modeler
3D designer modeler [message #93874] Mon, 14 July 2014 03:29 UTC
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I need a 3D designer from New York area. My project is not hard but it will be easy to start if we meet,
 Topic: Modeler ready for work
Modeler ready for work [message #93822] Sat, 12 July 2014 22:27 UTC
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My name is Nathanael Burks. I am a sixteen-year-old who has been messing around with modeling for half a year.
I am offering my services as a modeler to anyone who is willing to let me try to help.

Expertise: I do logos. symbols, pendents, rings, steampunk, and sometimes furniture.

Rate; Request a quote.

Here are some models I have done.


[Updated on: Sun, 13 July 2014 00:16 UTC]

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 Topic: 3D Artist Available for Modeling Services
3D Artist Available for Modeling Services [message #93622] Tue, 08 July 2014 19:50 UTC
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I am an experienced 3D artist with over 10 years of experience offering 3d modeling services for clients with 3D printing needs.

I am proficient in the following programs:
- Autodesk 3DS/Max/Maya
- ZBrush

Please contact for more details and rates.


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 Topic: we are a team of 3d modelers
we are a team of 3d modelers [message #93213] Wed, 02 July 2014 15:10 UTC
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ello, my name is Irvin Ryan Tiu. I am a 3d modeler, video editor, graphic designer and animator.

I can do many things for you. and to make sure to please you.

and I also have a Team of artist who can do the job. for faster results :)

3d works:

2d works:

storyboard: 5


2d animation: kRwqbpgcZOcc&feature=mh_lolz

3d animation: bOXkWXYmbao3&feature=mh_lolz


skype: irvin ryan tiu

hope to hear from you :)
 Topic: Sci Fi Board Game Company needs 3D designer
Sci Fi Board Game Company needs 3D designer [message #93001] Mon, 30 June 2014 04:11 UTC
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My name is Steve Wood of Escape Pod Games in the United States. Our game line, Gunship, is ready to take the next step into the gaming world and we need plastic pieces!

My current artist is Luca Oleastri of Bologna, Italy. He creates all of our ships and weapons, etc using Bryce software. But it seems that Bryce does not always translate well into what is needed for me...

What I'd like to do is find someone who can take a 2D picture or Bryce file and create files to help me create my prototypes for an upcoming game. I'd like to use shapeways to make them for now. I am very busy with two businesses and would probably need help learning the ropes etc. around here.

I will need Gun Turrets and some Ships. The major creative part is already done and I can get you whatever views etc that you need.

I'm a rising company and well-known on lots of gaming sites. I will do anything I can to help you get more similar work. Please respond to if you are interested and we'll talk about your costs etc.


Steve Wood
 Topic: Product designer / 3D Generalist
Product designer / 3D Generalist [message #92904] Sat, 28 June 2014 13:34 UTC
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MO is an Industrial designer with a broad experience to create 3D models from sketches and basic ideas so it can successfully be 3D printed.

[Updated on: Sat, 28 June 2014 13:34 UTC]

 Topic: 15 years experience and have done TONS of highyly quality modeling !
15 years experience and have done TONS of highyly quality modeling ! [message #92255] Thu, 19 June 2014 03:26 UTC
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I've more then 15 years of modelling services.
I'm superfast and provide prompt and high quality work !
i'm capable of modeling almost anything from toon, organic , bust , stylise to technical stuffs.
My clients include disney , nickelodeaon , shapewasy members .... etc !

Please visit my website to see tons of my works :

If anyone interested in my services, please feel free to
email me at :
 Topic: Help with a 3D for printing
Help with a 3D for printing [message #91986] Sun, 15 June 2014 22:04 UTC
avatar olafur_pall_torfason  is currently offline olafur_pall_torfason
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Hello brilliant minds of 3D modeling

I would love someone's help on 3D modeling shape for 3D printing. It's called a Convex Polyhedron, its similar to the image that is uploaded (without the circles). I would like to be able to have it 3D printed in a couple of sizes, ranging from 1 to 10 cm. I'll send detailed description in mail. Is a plus to be able to print with Makerbot.

Would be great to hear prices as well and examples of work if available and anything that is good to know! :)

Looking forward to hearing from you!


 Topic: Let us bring your 3D concept into the realm of reality!
Let us bring your 3D concept into the realm of reality! [message #91812] Thu, 12 June 2014 14:37 UTC
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Bring your 3D concept to the forefront of reality! Forge it into the limelight of creation and present it in a way that will captivate your audience and inspire your workforce and third parties to take your idea to the next level in the 3D printing development process!
 Topic: Failed to Deliver KICKSTARTER...Now Open Sourced.
Failed to Deliver KICKSTARTER...Now Open Sourced. [message #91674] Tue, 10 June 2014 06:52 UTC
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Here is the original kickstarter.... pen-locksport

and they then open sourced the design here: owne%22

 Topic: 3d designer for hire
3d designer for hire [message #91562] Sun, 08 June 2014 08:46 UTC
avatar asilvy  is currently offline asilvy
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hello, i have a design for a prototype that i want to test out, would you be able to make a 3d models of it for me? if yes, how much would you charge?
 Topic: team of 3d artist for hire :)
team of 3d artist for hire :) [message #90565] Wed, 28 May 2014 05:03 UTC
avatar irvintiu  is currently offline irvintiu
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minimum rates:

3d modelling: 70USD
2d animation: 30USD(every 10 secs)
3d animation for simple presentation 10USD ( per sec)
filming 3d animation: 30USD(per second)
video editing: 60USD
character rigging: 70USD
character designing: 30USD
comic: 60USD per page
other graphic design/ photo manipulation: 30USD
Flash Games: 250USD
unity game app development 1000USD

my samples are divided into sections:

2D Animation:

3D Animation:

video editing:

3D Modelling and 3d interior design render:


Green SCreening:

Drawings nad coloring: -422332722 on-370382126 n-art-192773785 oter-193657289 -Gabriel-174479203

Flash Games:

Play List:

2D: RwqbpgcZOcc&feature=mh_lolz

3D: OXkWXYmbao3&feature=mh_lolz

Video Editing: DFuws1a5Jve&feature=mh_lolz

Drawings: sh5sbqel5O1&feature=mh_lolz

Demo Reel:



Skype: irvin ryan tiu

celphone number/ tel number: 09239532590/ 232 1801

email address:

avatar ace_caoile  is currently offline ace_caoile
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Hi Everyone.

I am new to this on-line way of doing things, so I am keeping my rates fairly low for my clients.

I am currently accepting 3D modeling jobs for mechanical and industrial parts.

I am well versed in creating 3D models from basic sketches as well as

documentations and engineering drawings.

I am most comfortable in using Solidworks as my primary CAD since this

is the software that I grew up with so I can model almost anything

with it, with the exception of fabrics, organic materials like grass

or trees and other free flowing materials.

Please feel free to contact me if you'd be interested.

My email ad is:
Skype: mhatty123

Ace Caoile


 Topic: Quality American Design & Modeling - via SolidWorks & Cinema4D
Quality American Design & Modeling - via SolidWorks & Cinema4D [message #90417] Mon, 26 May 2014 08:07 UTC
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I've been using Solidworks for about 15 years, Cinema 4D for a little more than 5 years. Mostly it's been props from science fiction and fantasy video games, but also a substantial amount of pure mechanical work for hobby robotics.

A few years ago I worked at a TechShop, teaching classes on and maintaining about 7 different CNC machines. Since, I've been programming and operating CNC machines in traditional manufacturing settings. More recently, I've been collaborating with prop builders by using Shapeways to print initial high-quality mold masters- going directly to finish sanding saves them a lot of time.

The work I produce is solid, detailed, and purposeful.
Napkin sketches, general ideas, or specific photographic references are all that's needed for me to build from. Designs can incorporate non-3D-printing processes; CNC milling, and laser/plasma/router cutting, as well as fasteners and off-the-shelf hardware and parts. If desired for mechanical parts, some FEA and mass properties calculations can be supplied- and parts optimized for.

Both artistic and mechanical parts can be produced. I'm specifically interested in generative or procedural part post-processing - voronei lightening, etc. I can optimize parts for volume, and I understand and follow best practices with regards to material-specific geometry.

I'm a native English speaker, with moderate proficiency in Spanish.

Please contact me for a quote with information about your project.

Below are some examples of my work.






 Topic: 3D modeler and designer
3D modeler and designer [message #90411] Sun, 25 May 2014 23:23 UTC
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I have more than 10 years experience for 3d modeling and designing.

I am glad to help you to create the special things for you.

Pls feel free to contact

Here is my shop link at shapeways:

 Topic: Freelance engineer with technical CAD/Modeling experience
Freelance engineer with technical CAD/Modeling experience [message #90226] Thu, 22 May 2014 14:35 UTC
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I am an engineer with experience working for small start up companies and have a passion for designing products. I have a degree from Purdue University and am a Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA- basically means I know what I am doing with 3d CAD). Don't let those qualifications make you think I will charge outrageous rates though, I enjoy helping people make their ideas come to life and can usually complete small designs fairly quickly, so a large fee for that work just doesn't make sense to me. The only thing I don't take on is character models, because these lean towards the non-technical which is not my expertise.

I look forward to working with you on your next project,


[Updated on: Thu, 22 May 2014 14:38 UTC]

Best Regards, Andrew
 Topic: US Capitol Building`
US Capitol Building` [message #89870] Sat, 17 May 2014 15:21 UTC
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Working on a documentary film! Need a miniature version of the US Capital building. I would like to not include the very left and right side though (image attached for ref). I also would like a good amount of detail on the dome part. The total height should be anywhere from 6" to 10".

This is a quick turnaround, so I would like to get someone going on it in the next 5 days. THX!!

I would also like to discuss the project over the phone first, because my attached jpg does not have a great deal of detail.

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 Topic: Custom iPhone case modelling
Custom iPhone case modelling [message #89569] Mon, 12 May 2014 19:10 UTC
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I have an idea for an iPhone case with moving parts a bit like this one: th-geneva-mechanism-3d-printer-model/

I've never done any 3D modelling does any know roughly how much it would cost to pay someone to create a model similar to the one above?

[Updated on: Mon, 12 May 2014 19:12 UTC]

 Topic: 3D modeling service
3D modeling service [message #89517] Mon, 12 May 2014 08:16 UTC
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We do make in 3D from exactly what you imagine. We do small and big project.
We will work until you satisfied.
Here is my personal website and company website.

Contact me

 Topic: GUIDELINES: 3D Modelers for Hire
GUIDELINES: 3D Modelers for Hire [message #89426] Fri, 09 May 2014 19:40 UTC
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I work here
We see many requests come into Shapeways via email and forums for people needing help realizing their ideas with 3D printing. Sometimes they have a sketch, sometimes they have a photograph, sometimes they have a 3D model they have started but can't get to the 3D printing stage.

Please read these guidelines before advertising yourself in this forum. Messages that don't comply will be removed.

Play nice. Post no more than once per month and don't bump your own posts to be at the top of the list.
Please keep to one thread per modeler. Feel free to reply to any comments on your thread, but wait one month to post if you were the last person to comment. It's always good to show off the work that you worked on since your last post.
Only Shapeways-related work should be offered.
Please use the template below (feedback is always appreciated!)


About me:

Note: Please use your own discretion when entering into agreements with other users. Shapeways is not liable for any transactions that take place between users.


Lastly, while this thread is a great place to list your services and gather experience, we also have an official Shapeways Designers for Hire Directory
These are experienced 3D modelers who have been vetted by our team. If you would like to be featured as an official designer for hire please fill out this form.

[Updated on: Mon, 02 February 2015 16:51 UTC] by Moderator

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 Topic: Jewelry CAD designer
Jewelry CAD designer [message #89387] Fri, 09 May 2014 07:56 UTC
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I am a professional 3d designer of jewelry and souvenir production.
I've got 8 years of experience in NURBS & Polygon modeling, rendering and preparation models for 3d printing and CNC milling.
I work with programs: Rhinoceros, Gemvision Matrix,Tsplines, Vray, Zbrush and Modo.

I've got huge experience working with customers from different countries.

Portfolio is avalible on my website:

Also, i am offering ready 3d models for 3d printing or CNC milling:

I am expecting to establish mutually beneficial cooperation.

Andrey Pavlov
 Topic: 3D-Designer in Eindhoven (Netherlands) - aesthetics with functionality
3D-Designer in Eindhoven (Netherlands) - aesthetics with functionality [message #89132] Mon, 05 May 2014 09:11 UTC
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Located in town of Nuenen; 3D-Designer in Eindhoven (Netherlands)

Core: Understanding and combining aesthetics with functionality.

Hands-on experience with
3D-printing (both PLA and ABS)
3D-scanning (using smart-phone)
3D-modeling (for small objects, persons, brackets, maquette, art, lamps, etc..)

Take a look at:

Robert Vissers
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 Topic: Why Is 3D Visualization Used In Architectural Field?
Why Is 3D Visualization Used In Architectural Field? [message #88897] Thu, 01 May 2014 07:43 UTC
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3D Modeling
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The following will be achieved victimization 3D visualisation
1. Exterior Rendering
2. Interior Rendering
3. Photo-montage
4. Landscaping
5. Product Modeling
6. furnishings Modeling
3D Industrial Modeling
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3D Product Modeling
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 Topic: CAD designer, mechanical engineer, 3D printing experience
CAD designer, mechanical engineer, 3D printing experience [message #88563] Sat, 26 April 2014 09:25 UTC
avatar Yurich_Design  is currently offline Yurich_Design
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Gday 3D Printing enthusiasts,

I run a design service business based in Sydney, Australia, you can view the website here.

I primarily use Solidworks and consider myself to be an advanced user, I also have experience with other CAD software. I have extensive experience with mechanical design and product development and I've been following the progression of 3D Printing technology for over 5 years now and have used this professionally for about the same time.

I would like to offer my services to anyone looking to realise their ideas and print them at Shapeways. If your design is simple you might be surprised how little it could cost, I will provide you with a STL file that can be used to print your idea.

Please contact me if you would like a quote or to discuss your requirements, no job too small!

You can view my current products on Shapeways here. There are many more new designs on the way so you can favorite the shop if you'd like to receive updates.

Look forward to working with you.

Regards, Ben.

[Updated on: Sat, 26 April 2014 10:06 UTC]

 Topic: Recent graduate looking for work!
Recent graduate looking for work! [message #88527] Fri, 25 April 2014 18:14 UTC
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As the title says I am a recent graduate looking for some 3d modeling work! I am very efficient in 3ds max/Photoshop as well as a handful of other programs you will find listed on my resume. Down below contains a link to my website that has my current portfolio and resume. Feel free to contact me via PM on here or through my email. I look forward to doing business!



[Updated on: Fri, 25 April 2014 18:16 UTC]

 Topic: Looking for Modeler to design geometric shapes to be 3D printed // Phoenix, AZ
Looking for Modeler to design geometric shapes to be 3D printed // Phoenix, AZ [message #88453] Fri, 25 April 2014 00:54 UTC
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I am a concrete artisan and am working on a line of small geometric planters and related items. I need the items modeled to be 3D printed so that I can make rubber molds of the objects. The geometric items are shapes such as icosidodecahedron, snub cube, icosahedron, etc. Most of these shapes have been modeled and are available in .skp format, but I want to adjust and remove planes from the shapes and model the inside portion as a planter with a positive draft.

I would prefer to work with someone in the Phoenix, AZ area if possible to help speed the process, but am open to working via email and Skype. If interested, please message me with a link to your portfolio and rates.



[Updated on: Fri, 25 April 2014 00:56 UTC]

3D MODELER FOR INDUSTRIAL AND MECHANICAL PARTS [message #88294] Wed, 23 April 2014 05:41 UTC
avatar ace_caoile  is currently offline ace_caoile
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index.php?t=getfile&id=57743&private=0index.php?t=getfile&id=57744&private=0index.php?t=getfile&id=57745&private=0index.php?t=getfile&id=57746&private=0Hi Everyone,

I am a newbie 3D modeler and I am accepting works involving creation of 3D models and documentations/ assembly drawings.

I've done a couple of 3D prototyping jobs here, the concepts is similar it's just that the output varies with each product.

Depending on the completeness and the complexity of your design, my standard turn around time for a single-part product is only about 2-3 hours. But for products having several moving parts, I will have to see the actual design first before I can give a more accurate estimate of how long it will take me.

Please see attached sample of my other CAD works and please feel free to contact me if you'd be interested.

Ace Caoile





 Topic: Reasonably Priced 3D Designer For Hire
Reasonably Priced 3D Designer For Hire [message #88206] Mon, 21 April 2014 19:26 UTC
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I have been using Solidworks for about 3 years now and now have my Solidworks certification. I scored a 235 out of 240 on the exam and have done countless parts and assemblies for school and personal projects at home and in the classroom. I guess my expertise is Solidworks as it is the only program I've used. I have done many parts and a lot of assemblies. My biggest project was a model glider that was about 2 and 3/4 feet long and a wingspan of 3 feet and flew great with a little tweaking. My email is Just email or pm me details on what you would like done and I will get back to you as soon as I can.
 Topic: Need designer for Podcar toy
Need designer for Podcar toy [message #88072] Fri, 18 April 2014 14:13 UTC
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I need help designing a toy size podcar, or Personal Rapid Transit, also called PRT, system.
Originally I wanted the system to have robots and buttons that would make the toy actually move and work like a podcar system. But when I learned more on how that would need to happen I gave up on that idea and now I just want something that the kid pushes around. Like a toy train set that doesn't move on its own. An extremely simple design on the cars is fine.
The cars need to have wheels that turn and doors that open. The wheels/tires assembly can be of the same material or something different. I just need the car to move. I would like the door or doors to be slide to open, like a sliding glass door. Open to ideas on the door but I don't want it to open like a traditional car. Something more futuristic. The size would be about the size of a hot wheels car or a little bigger. The interior needs to have a seat, sort of like what they have on this: customisation/
Just a sort of ledge on each side to serve as the seats would be fine. Maybe a total of three colors on the car, including the transparent "window" parts.
Then I need miniature people that can fit about four to a car. I would like for the people to be able to sit and stand, so they can "sit" in the cars. The people can be very simple otherwise. Something like the simplest type of fisher price little people or even simpler. I found a site with a bunch of simple figurines but I'm having trouble finding it again. Then I need a way for the people to attach to the seats in the cars. But I don't want to do a fisher price style of cutting a hole in the feet. Open to ideas but I want to do something else. I'm thinking of a Velcro attachment. It's okay if you don't have an idea on how to attach the people to the car. I'll figure that part out later.
I think I want to get that much done first and then figure out the guideway and stations. Since most actual PRT systems advertise that they can be elevated so as to not interfere with existing traffic, eventually I think I want an elevated guideway and custom track parts so the kid can build a PRT system right on top of an existing train or car set. But I would be really happy with just the car and people for a while. So I guess just keep in mind that the cars will need to work on a guideway, but don't worry about the guideway yet.
You can see a lot of examples if you search for "personal rapid transit" in google images. There's lots of pictures on this website
 Topic: New to Shapeways; Recent graduate looking for work! Proficient in 3DS Max and ZBrush.
New to Shapeways; Recent graduate looking for work! Proficient in 3DS Max and ZBrush. [message #87504] Tue, 08 April 2014 16:52 UTC
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I've recently discovered Shapeways, and I'm really excited at the possibilities this affords.

My website can be found HERE

Please contact me here or by email if you're interested.

 Topic: Modeler for Hire
Modeler for Hire [message #87450] Mon, 07 April 2014 18:35 UTC
avatar backyard_gadgets  is currently offline backyard_gadgets
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Registered: January 2014
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About me: Hi there, I'm not exactly used to dealing with business in this fashion, but I know what I am doing and all of my work turns out fairly good, you can check out my shapeways shop to see for yourself. Because I'm new to this, I don't have that large of a portfolio, and every job will be reasonably priced based on how much it would cost from shapeways, as well as the difficulty of the product. Email me at or PM me on here if you would like to contact me about a job.

Expertise:SolidWorks Certified
 Topic: 3D designer and Mechanical Engineer
3D designer and Mechanical Engineer [message #87018] Tue, 01 April 2014 01:06 UTC
avatar Phots  is currently offline Phots
Messages: 2
Registered: March 2014
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I'm just finishing my degree in Mechanical Engineering, so I'm offering my services to anyone who's interested in any kind of design.

I have a huge experience in 3d modelling, specially using Solidworks, and besides that my price is flexiable.

I leave you a web portfolio for you to check some my past works:

Any question just ask!
 Topic: Anything you can dream, I can design!
Anything you can dream, I can design! [message #86979] Mon, 31 March 2014 03:33 UTC
avatar kdisney2  is currently offline kdisney2
Messages: 2
Registered: March 2014
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Hey everyone, I'm 15, live in Colorado and my passion is design and development. You may think I'd be inexperienced or lacking in skill but I assure you I'm not. I have been designing things using an array of CAD Programs since I was 9 and I have recently purchased my own 3D printer so I can test out prototypes. Whatever you can dream up I can design and make it a reality. Contact me for more details, I charge not by the hour but by the project. It depends on the complexity and size of the project. Also jewelry is not my strong-suit and I have found that it doesn't print very well either. It usually ends up breaking unless its metal.

[Updated on: Fri, 04 April 2014 02:56 UTC]

 Topic: Contract Engineer specializing in 3D CAD (Solidworks), Mechanical Engineering, Product Development
Contract Engineer specializing in 3D CAD (Solidworks), Mechanical Engineering, Product Development [message #86481] Thu, 20 March 2014 19:28 UTC
avatar lymanbishop  is currently offline lymanbishop
Messages: 72
Registered: August 2011
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I am a mechanical engineer with over 15 years experience in product development and over 10 years experience working with Solidworks. I have expert working knowledge of all standard design and manufacturing processes and I can develop any concept into a functioning part or device and provide ready for prototype / manufacture designs in any required format, including 3D files for prototype or manufacture as well as detailed 2D drawings with all required specifications.

I have designed products in almost every conceivable field; consumer products, medical devices, laboratory equipment, sporting goods and military grade hardware. I work closely with several other engineers as needed who can provide electrical engineering services, CNC milling, tool fabrication and any other specific requirement that your project my need. We work as contract engineers with little to no overhead and we carry the savings over to our clients.

For those clients that are out of state I use to provide access to view my system as I work on the project allowing for direct interaction with the client, helping to insure that the result is exactly what was expected. I also provide 3D files in EPRT format which allows my clients the ability to view the files at various stages in 3D using free software available from The client always comes first and getting the desired results is priority one. The systems listed above provide an excellent means of achieving that goal.

Feel free to contact me directly with any questions. I am always happy to assist or advise even if we do not end up working together. References, NDA and portfolio are available upon request.

Lyman Bishop


[Updated on: Thu, 20 March 2014 19:34 UTC]

Lyman Bishop
 Topic: Designers for hire
Designers for hire [message #86319] Mon, 17 March 2014 19:54 UTC
avatar Luma3Dprint  is currently offline Luma3Dprint
Messages: 24
Registered: February 2012
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We are a small London based company specialising in 3D CAD design for 3D printing. We have many years of experience in DESIGN & PROTOTYPING.
Expert skills at just £35 an hour.

Please see us at and

Website: Facebook: Twitter: @Luma3Dprint Instagram:
 Topic: 3D/2D CAD Design Solutions
3D/2D CAD Design Solutions [message #86205] Fri, 14 March 2014 01:21 UTC
avatar forsythe  is currently offline forsythe
Messages: 1
Registered: March 2014
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I am offering 15+ years of experience in a full range of 3D CAD systems including Solidworks, Pro-e, CATIA v5, Unigraphics-NX 7.5 and AutoCAD 2010. CAD Design Solutions is ideally situated to quickly address your CAD design/drafting needs. I am available on off hours and the rate is negotiable.

Prior experience:
- Drafting and detailing
- Solid and Assembly modeling
- Sheetmetal, forging, castings, machine design, re-engineer, weldments

Please give me a call or email to discuss details at 586-216-1905, Shane

Tags: Draft, Detail, Steel, Mechanical, Structural, GD&T, Modeling, AutoCAD, Unigraphics, CATIA, NX, Pro-e, Solidworks, design
 Topic: Putting it together
Putting it together [message #86018] Mon, 10 March 2014 01:13 UTC
avatar BDraeger  is currently offline BDraeger
Messages: 1
Registered: March 2014
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I live solidworks and enjoy putting together designs as a hobby. Not looking to get rich. Looking for new challenges.
 Topic: one of the original users of Solidworks For Hire
one of the original users of Solidworks For Hire [message #85850] Wed, 05 March 2014 22:05 UTC
avatar DevelopingProductInc.  is currently offline DevelopingProductInc.
Messages: 2
Registered: September 2010
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Developing Product's owner and operator has been a freelance designer for 24 years. While working in Manufacturing as an Engineer and has also made Freelance design his full time position on a few occasions. Worked as an Engineer, Plant manager, College instructor and has maintained a steady flow of work of all varieties. Some of their major Clients include Boat manufactures, foundries, mold builders, Pattern Makers, Sorting Good Manufactures and numerous business entrepreneurs. Developing Product has extensive manufacturing experience in multiple methods of manufacturing. Due to recent growth a team of professionals have been added to Developing Product and we are excited about the future of the company.

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