Shared On YouMagine – PIX-E Gif Camera by nickrbrewer


Here’s a great Raspberry Pi GIF camera project created by Shayna and Nick Brewer. I’m a huge fan of this project and brought a couple of Nick’s units with me for World Maker Faire New York this year — check back for more animated gifs and experiments printing and assembling more rigs…. Shared On YouMagine […]

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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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3D Printing News – DUS Architects print micro home


(Photograph by Ossip) DUS Architects in Amsterdam has created a tiny gabled urban cabin that is a mere 25 cubic metres (882.87 cubic feet) using FDM technology. They are allowing guests to spend the night to experience what life in a micro 3d printed home might be like. There is no toilet but you can […]

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3D Printing News – Facebook Group Contest: Nerf!


  **********************DEADLINE EXTENDED********************* VIEW THE CURRENT ENTRIES A contest is running now until September 23 October 21st on Facebook in the 3D Printing group, which currently has over 17,000 worldwide members! They are using the YouMagine platform to host the files. The theme centers on your most creative way to launch a Nerf-compatible dart so […]

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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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