Posts that were written by Matt Griffin



Shared on YouMagine – Penrose P2 tiles by Juan Gonzalez-Gomez


Modular robotics researcher Juan Gonzalez-Gomez shared a parametric set of Penrose P2 tilings he created in FreeCAD. Check out the video of his research assistant, six year old daughter Alicia, testing the accuracy of his project below. 😉 Shared On YouMagine — Penrose P2 tiles by Juan Gonzalez-Gomez: Only two Penrose tiles are needed for […]

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Shared on YouMagine – MEI BLUSTER and SYMMETRA (overwatch) by Oleg Osipov


These two Overwatch projects recently shared by Oleg Osipov are not just satisfying cosplay prop builds — bonus points for excellent use of incorporated electronics! — but this approach to stacking and part insertion is a master class for how to make impressive colorful pieces, one color at a time. Benefits from contrasting colors up […]

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Shared on YouMagine – Vertical Axis Ugrinsky Wind Turbine VAWT by Robotobi


Here’s an excellent vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT) project that caught our eye. The assembly video below helps to see how the piece is structured and how it functions. Created by Robotobi to interface with a work-in-progress low RPM Generator (at bottom). Shared On YouMagine — Vertical Axis Ugrinsky Wind Turbine VAWT by Robotobi: A beautiful, […]

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Shared on YouMagine – Wireframe Skull Pencil Holder (For The Love of Dog) by philnelson


This hollow skull model has passed through so many iterations, designers, and purposes, but this version caught our eye from philnelson, who renders this historic archeological skull model in a pleasing gridded mesh — as a pencil holder. What particularly stood out was how well the gridded cage presents the contours of the form, the […]

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Shared on YouMagine – Set of 8 Drawer Handles by Arjan


This simple sequence of drawer pulls from UltiArjan make excellent accessories or replacement knobs for cabinetry for a workshop parts storage solution. (Or a child’s bedroom!) Shared On YouMagine — set of 8 handles by Arjan: “Hole spacing is 128mm, like on some Ikea models. Use M4 x 30 bolts & nuts to mount. The […]

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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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