3D Printing News – 3D Printed Hair


(video via Futurism) The amazing folks in the Tangible Media Group at MIT Media Lab have shared their research with creating the software to produce small hairs or Cilia from 150 to 50 micrometers to do things such as move, sense, adhere, or be aesthetically pleasing. Looking into the Nature, hair has numerous functions such […]

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Shared on YouMagine – Clebsch diagonal cubic surface


Liz Arum created this model to demonstrate, in a tangible way, how the core abstract math model can be clearly communicated. Read more about this model, it’s history, and how you can create your own. ALFRED CLEBSCH Rudolf Friedrich Alfred Clebsch (19 January 1833—7 November 1872) was a German mathematician who worked with algebraic geometry […]

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3D Printing News – 3D Printed Food


The production of food by machines is a fact of modern food production, from pasta, to Twinkies, to canned foods, raw ingredients are processed in factories all over the world. The only problem is each piece of food is identical, no customization or personalization is possible. Enter 3D Printing. If 3D Printing is considered being […]

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Shared On YouMagine – BURJ KHALIFA (big 706mm) by Alen Kuhta


Apparently, even a scale model of the world’s tallest skyscraper BURJ KHALIFA can be a tricky, challenging piece to fit into the build envelope of a desktop 3D printer. Alan Kuhta’s excellent four-part version does an excellent job delivering the feel of the original building with a level of detail that desktop printers can comfortably […]

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Shared On YouMagine – Set Screw For Umbrella Drying Rack by Daniel Norée


Daniel Norée created this threaded set screw while testing the process of using co-polyester filament for making functional parts. Check out the video above for a few of his observations about his experience with ColorFabb nGen. Shared On YouMagine — Set Screw For Umbrella Drying Rack by Daniel Norée: A friend needed a new set […]

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3D Printing News – Non-planar FDM


Printing in 3 dimensions Non-planar FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) describes a printing process where layers are not deposited in uniform layers but rather in smooth, curved layers that allow creating smooth curved surfaces or features instead of the characteristic start-stepping from current FDM processes. Read more about the author’s tests for smooth, curved-surfaces, strength of […]

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Tips & Tricks – How to edit an existing STL


Have you ever wanted to add just one more little thing to an existing model? A name, a mash-up of two STL’s? There are plenty of free tools to do it and below are just a few good articles about those tools. First up an video from TinkerCad, then a recent All3DP article that will […]

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Shared On YouMagine — Simple Camera Slider by Daniel Norée


Daniel Norée, instigator behind the popular OpenR/C Project, shared a down-and-dirty camera slider that is outfitted with pockets for Lego motor mounts for LEGO Mindstorm camera automation! Shared On YouMagine — Simple Camera Slider by Daniel Norée: I needed a simple camera slider and so I made one. This is basically a quick´n dirty design […]

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Shared on YouMagine – Cell holder for walking stick and Selfie Stick by Delaware


Handy smartphone mounting project from Delaware makes efficient use of the walking stick’s shaft for positioning the smartphone and the base of the grip for locking the phone in a rigid upright position. From smartphone photography (including using an intervalometer app for capturing the story of a hike at a regular interval) to GPS and […]

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