Archive for July, 2013

citris reamer

Citrus Reamer, Traffic Red Premium PLA.

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2nd Place

2nd Place! Makerbot Thingiverse Birdhouse Challenge results.

Results are in for the Thingyverse Birdhouse Challenge and our entry received 2nd place!  We are very pleased with the result however from the final print shown, it appears Makerbot may have had a few problems with their print.  The base is slightly warped and they are missing a perch.  Still, it was a great challenge and we really enjoyed the creative juices it inspired in the community. Read more…

Custom Loupe for Video Monitoring. THP Beholder.

For those of you who know, the 5D is really a remarkable camera for stills.  Surprisingly, as we delved into the world of video, we discovered the high potential of the 5D in it’s additional role as a video camera.  However, first and foremost, it is a stills camera and it’s design reflects that.  When you use it for dedicated video, you quickly realize some of the shortcomings.   Read more…
companion cube

Birdhouse Rook, Castle Tower (Challenge Entry)

Birdhouse Challenge entry for the Makerbot Thingyverse Birdhouse Challenge (contest).  This thing is a Birdhouse Castle Tower complete with features fit for a king (sparrow)!  Features a birdbath on top, designed with rain in mind so their heirs won’t drown in their bathwater. Simple 3 Piece snap assembly requires no support material, fasteners, or special or remedial skills. Print Tested.   Read more…