What a cool idea!

Discussion in 'Newcomers Lounge' started by WiKKiDWidgets, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. WiKKiDWidgets
    WiKKiDWidgets New Member
    ...Something WiKKiD this way comes....
    WiKKiD Widgets

    Yet another way to go from my mind, to 3D, to reality....

     
  2. robert
    robert New Member
    Welcome to Shapeways... looking forward to see wikkid models. :D

    Cheers!

    Robert
     
  3. WiKKiDWidgets
    WiKKiDWidgets New Member
    Oh you will good sir! I already make a slew of WiKKiD Widgets out of aluminum with my CNC machine, but there is only so much you can 'Cut out' of a block of material. I discoverd 3D printing a while back, but it was way too expensive. This really seems like its too good to be true!
     
  4. Whystler
    Whystler New Member
    Welcome Wikkid! :)

    Do you have a website for the CNC stuff you do now?

    -Whystler
     
  5. WiKKiDWidgets
    WiKKiDWidgets New Member
    Indeed I do, but you would be catching me with my pants down so to speak. hehe. I just recently took the site down because I originally programmed it in Flash MX and it was just way too hard to maintain, so I am re-vamping it with Drupal.

    However, you can find the article I wrote on the subject in Issue 18 of BlenderArt magazine.

    http://www.blenderart.org/issues/

    The article is titled: CNC Machining with Blender

    That article cover allot of the basic questions out there I was seeing with regards to Blender 3D and CNC. And goes on to illustrate how I came to use it for 2.5D (Profle) cutting.

    But of course, now that I have found Shapeways here, the 'living' version that lives on my website must be updated! Here is a picture of one of my Widgets. (Attached)



     

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