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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…

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…

MWO Atlas reposing as the default concept art pose.

Showing off the posing skills of the Atlas model to mimick the concept art default pose. This is the version 2 Atlas with ball jointed legs and arms for additional augmentation.

3D Printed 6″ Tall Posable ATLAS (MWO Universe)

So we finally finished my 3D printed Atlas and gave it it’s own photoshoot. Roughly 30 parts (excluding pegs), Freely Stands at 6″ tall, most of the major joints are movable. Printed in Silver PLA. The biggest challenge was keeping the integrity of the atlas design while making the joints operational in a physical model, coupled with the limitations of FDM printing. Read more…

3D Printed 2.5″ Tall Posable Catapult (MWO Universe)

With all the interest in 3D printing and mechs, I thought it would be appropriate to venture into that area joining 2 of my interests.  Though I haven’t seen one printed from a consumer level printer yet and since I just got mine up and running a couple weeks ago, thought I’d share! Read more…

Printing Timelapse

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