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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice In stainless steel and inked.
In stainless steel and inked.
Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice In stainless steel and inked.
Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice In stainless steel and inked.
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Dice set in stainless steel and inked.
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice In stainless steel and inked.
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice A set of polyhedral dice.
Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice A set of polyhedral dice.
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Red Strong & Flexible Polished
Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Red Strong & Flexible Polished
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice White Strong & Flexible
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Matte Gold Steel
Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Matte Gold Steel
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Yellow Strong & Flexible Polished
Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Yellow Strong & Flexible Polished
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice White Strong & Flexible Polished
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Frosted Detail
Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Frosted Detail
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Frosted Ultra Detail
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Polished Gold Steel
Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Polished Gold Steel
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Blue Strong & Flexible Polished
Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Blue Strong & Flexible Polished
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Orange Strong & Flexible Polished
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Matte Bronze Steel
Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Matte Bronze Steel
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Purple Strong & Flexible Polished
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Polished Nickel Steel
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Polished Bronze Steel
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Matte Black Steel
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Green Strong & Flexible Polished
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Dice Set 3d printed Games Dice Polished Grey Steel
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About this Product

A d4, d6, d8, d10, d12, and d20. These roll best in stainless steel, but look nice in any material. The dice do not arrive inked, but can be inked by painting them with a thin acrylic paint (gesso works well), allowing them to dry, and then buffing them with a rough cloth.

Dimensions

IN: 1.559 w x 2.398 d x 0.844 h
CM: 3.96 w x 6.092 d x 2.144 h
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@ceramicwombat I see. Well, it took about an hour and a half but I got the corn grit out of the D20! Just had to keep picking at it little by little in each opening. Once a fair amount was out I could scrape and stab at the inside to loosen the material. Then it took a good 15 minutes of shaking to get the bits out.
September 27, 2014, 12:57 am
@VengefulDeity It is technically my fault for designing hollow objects, but the polishing process didn't used to deposit so much material in the hollow. Perhaps they changed the polishing medium recently and the smaller grain size allows more material to be trapped.
September 26, 2014, 8:42 pm
@ceramicwombat Well, Shapeways just responded and blamed it on you and said it wasn't their fault but the design causing the corn granules to become impacted in the dice. They said cleaning the corn out is "a necessary evil of creating and polishing hollowed out and detailed pieces like that." Except I CAN'T clean it out of the D20. Then they just linked a forum so I could try and search for a solution myself. I love your design, but Shapeways customer service is a little off-putting, lol.
September 26, 2014, 6:28 pm
@VengefulDeity Holy cow! That is a ridiculous amount of polishing medium. I have received some sets that had a bit of medium inside, but nothing withing an order of magnitude of this. I use an Xacto blade or safety pin to remove it from the surface, but I don't have any tricks for getting it out of the inside hollows.
September 26, 2014, 1:11 am
Just noticed the photo feature. Again, here is what I have removed from my dice so far...
September 26, 2014, 12:51 am
Why do I feel like after reading the comments I am the only one with this problem... http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc92/mcconkeye/10536361_743307135717325_3469772968808434997_o_zpsb0bafa3c.jpg The dice are filled with this material. It's so impacted into the dice that I can't get it out of the D20. Spent an hour picking off all this stuff so far. Don't know if the cost justifies this. Obviously a Shapeways problem. The actual dice are beautiful. Any tips for getting this stuff out of my dice?
September 26, 2014, 12:50 am
@ceramicwombat Thanks for the reply. I was hoping they would roll well in plastic because I had an idea and I cant afford to buy a stainless set...yet.
January 14, 2014, 10:35 pm
@Diesel70 They roll in plastic but are very light. I don't think they are inkable in plastic, as the Strong & Flexible materials are quite porous.
January 14, 2014, 12:59 am
How well do these roll in the polished flexible plastic; and is it possible to ink the plastic dice?
January 13, 2014, 2:18 am
Not only is your design great--not too busy, no details lost in printing--your brilliant idea to ink the recessed areas gives the dice that extra oomph that makes them a really gorgeous dice set.
July 25, 2013, 1:50 am
@aizeah I wiped off the excess gesso while it was still wet, rather than waiting for it to dry. I was happy with the result. The gold-on black numerals are striking and easy to read.
January 10, 2013, 4:36 am
I haven't tested inking on the bronze or gold finish. I would suggest the stainless steel if you plan on inking them.
September 22, 2012, 5:20 am
I'm mostly interested in the gold plated matte or antique bronze matte. Harakeke mentioned rubbing off the plating.. Would this process rub off the finish of the gold or antique, or should I go for the stainless steel to prevent such from occurring?
September 22, 2012, 4:26 am
The inking is done by painting them with a layer of acrylic paint (gesso is best), waiting for it to dry, and then rubbing them vigorously with a piece of cloth. A bronze wire brush, available for $1 at your local hardware store, works great too to get the paint off the high points. It's an un-mess-uppable process.
September 21, 2012, 12:11 am
I am in love with this dice set. I love the look that everyone is talking about with the gesso.. How would you recommend colouring the cracks? I've read all of the comments everyone has said about inking them, but I don't want to purchase these until I fully understand how to do it, and feel capable of doing it properly.
September 20, 2012, 10:02 pm
Photos of my set at at http://imgur.com/a/QraBm#2 Purchased a set of these in gold plated matte, and they are gorgeous! It was totally worth the three extra bucks to have dice that are *made from gold*. (Well, gold-plated steel, anyway.) These are full-size dice with significant enough heft to make rolling feel substantial -- but not so much as to leave a dent in your tabletop. I finished mine using a coat of black gesso as suggested in the comments below. One word of caution -- be very gentle when wiping off the excess gesso. A soft dab of paper towel while the paint is wet will do it. I overdid it with a rough rag on the first attempt, and rubbed the gold-plating clean off one of the faces of the d6! Still looks okay though.
July 9, 2012, 7:42 am
My set of these fine dice (in antique, matte bronze) just arrived and oh boy, oh boy, they are SWEET! The feel of the dice is great, the weight is roughly the same as heavier among my non-metal polyhedrals, and size is roughly the same. I'm mildly toying with the idea of further darkening the recessed parts of the dice to bring out the numbers a bit, but as the original metal is quite dark, I'm not sure I'll go for it.
May 10, 2012, 6:29 pm
Well, I just received my dice, and I couldn't be happier with them. They look gorgeous, the weight is just right and they roll very nicely. If you're considering buying a set, or an individual die, then I am certain you won't regret it - they are as much works of art as they are functional dice. For those interested, I tried Liver of Sulphur solution on one face of the D6, but unfortunately there was no discernable difference in the darkness of the patina. Gesso or perhaps water-based acrylic miniature paint would seem to be the better choice if required.
March 7, 2012, 7:11 pm
Ok, thanks for the reply - my wife makes her own jewellery and uses it for the same effect, which is how I came to know about it. I'll try it out on one of mine and let you know how it goes.
March 3, 2012, 12:14 pm
I haven't tried Liver of Sulphur on any of my dice, and, in fact, had never heard of it until you mentioned it on your post below. After looking it up, it is something I'll have to try sometime. I have tried hydrochloric acid, which turns the standard stainless steel finish into a dull crustified bronze.
March 2, 2012, 8:16 pm
I have a set of these on the way in Bronze Glossy, and I was wondering if ceramicwombat or anyone else had tried using Liver of Sulphur instead of black gesso primer for the black?
March 2, 2012, 1:57 pm
Little update for anyone who is thinking of getting these. Per Wombat's suggestion, I picked up some black gesso canvas primer. The stuff is like black glue/paint. It sticks really well. Did a few quick coats last night, then spent a bit of time today scratching the raised points off with a finger nail. It was super easy, didn't take much time, and the result looks great, I think: http://brainalien.com/images/IMG_1236.JPG
September 30, 2011, 7:06 pm
Just got these and am really excited. They are slightly smaller and lighter than I imagined - but that's not a bad thing. They actually have the same weight and feel as your standard polyhedral dice. I had been a bit concerned about throwing a bunch of heavy bits of metal on my GM's table (another reason why I opted for these over the thorn dice). But I can see that won't be a problem. Can't wait to paint them to achieve the look in the photos. Thanks Ceramic Wombat for making these great designs, and thanks shapeways for getting them to be a full 8 days ahead of schedule!
September 28, 2011, 5:15 pm
You can "ink" metal to give it an antiqued finish. My mom sometimes rubs a special type of India Ink on her silver jewelery, and lets it dry. Then she gently rubs off the jewelery with a polishing cloth to remove the excess. This leaves a rich black color in the cracks. It is a very simple process. Then if for some reason, you don't like the look of it, you can always wash the ink away with paint thinner.
December 18, 2009, 7:20 am
The dice do not come inked. I have only ordered dice in stainless steel and transparent detail. A few pictures of the dice in transparent detail are on the Die20 and Circle Themed Die6 pages.
December 17, 2009, 3:04 pm
So... I think I'm confused. The description under the photo says "Dice set in stainless steel and inked." But that's not for $21.01, correct. It's $70 for the stainless steel versions? Very cool looking dice, but I thought $21 was expensive for dice. :) It would be nice to see photos of all the choices, with labels, otherwise we have no idea what we're buying here.
December 17, 2009, 1:24 pm
Very cool looking. I'd like to see a set that included two d10's, one preferably with a different ink color, for % rolls. Or, if that's not possible, other identical sets with a different ink colors.
December 16, 2009, 2:55 pm
And thanks for the comment!
November 29, 2009, 1:10 am
Yes, they are hollow to bring the price down a bit.
November 29, 2009, 1:10 am
Very nice! I like the way you've done the edges. I would buy a set but in stainless they're a bit too pricey for my blood. Tell me - are these hollow? Seems like you ought to be able to use the edge ornamentation to allow that.
November 26, 2009, 7:38 pm
 
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