The Cube 3D Printer: Use Case from a Mechanical Engineer

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Meet Tom Meeks. A teacher, writer, video documentary and news producer, animator, video software designer, consumer software designer, video game marketer, photographer, blogger, avid fan of 3D Printing technology, struggling fish-out-of-water 3D designer, a firm believer in community building and a true Cubify fan. Cubify Fans Blog His Cubify Fans Blog is a great source for every Cubify / Cube user. It has the latest news, tips, tricks and guest posts from other Cube users. The latest guest … [Read more...]

Design 3d printed eyewear with Tinkercad – Part 2

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A few weeks ago I wrote about the 3D Printshow in London and how a seminar by Pekka from Tinkercad inspired me to start with 3D modeling. I decided to try to create my own eyewear and this is part two of my adventure. Prototype Based on his eyewear 3D model (which everyone can grab and modify in Tinkercad) and with the help of an optician who provided me with the right measurements I managed to create a prototype. The next step was to get the prototype printed. From within Tinkercad you get … [Read more...]

Design 3d printed eyewear with Tinkercad – Part 1

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A few weeks ago I was present at London's first 3D Printshow. A great event that played host to some of the biggest names in 3D Printing including MakerBot, Ultimaker and 3D Systems. Besides a wide variety of stands and workshops, a few seminars were scheduled. One of them was held by industrial designer Pekka from online 3D design tool Tinkercad. I attended this seminar which inspired me to learn the basics of 3d modeling with Tinkercad. About Pekka Pekka graduated in 2008 at the Lahti … [Read more...]

Resin-based DIY 3D printer

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Junior Veloso, an Italian designer wanted a quality 3D printer in his home but did not have the money for an expensive professional machine. The current DIY printers did not match up to his standards so he desided to develop his own resin based 3D printer. Check out what his printer is capable of in this video. Junior Veloso's blog During the development of his 3D printer Junior maintained a blog so that fans could keep track of his project. It has been quiet on his blog for a while, … [Read more...]