The Future Is Now – Part 2
Dec09

The Future Is Now – Part 2

In Part 1 I created the first draft of my texture stamp for customized Convergence bases.  First up was to export the model as an STL file (more on that later) for upload to Shapeways.  I used Shapweays mostly because they have an online 3D view of what the model looks like to them.  It’s a sanity check to make sure what you think you’re printing is what they’re going to actually produce.    “Sloppy work as...

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The Future Is Now
Dec05

The Future Is Now

3D printing has always fascinated me and I have wanted to take part ever since I first heard about it.  That this is at all possible is staggering; you take something from your imagination, write it down in a computer and in 7-10 business days, your imagined thing becomes a real thing in your hands. This being 2013, access is easy; there are sites online where you can send your model files to and have the resulting thing shipped to...

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