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Keim Turns to Vacuum Laminating to Develop a High-Strength Hollow Wood Bike Frame

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When it comes to bicycle frame design, the decision to use a light-colored wood such as white ash isn’t always a feasible design decision – but who the heck needs…

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Behind the Design: Hyper-Detailed 1:6 Scale Action Figures From Hong Kong’s Hot Toys

10 hours ago

With hundreds of officially licensed figures ranging from the Alien franchise to Mars Attacks!, Hong Kong-based Hot Toys Limited has been the go-to production house for ultra-detailed media property figures…

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Lexus Announces That the Public Will See Their Hoverboard in Action on August 5th

10 hours ago

Since announcing that they were working on an actual working hoverboard late last month, Lexus has been sporadically teasing Back to the Future fanatics and the curious general public alike…

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Smoth On Tech: Slow Print Movement

11 hours ago

The Smoth Mealer (pictured above) has been doing a lot of 3D printing lately. He has some thoughts he’d like to share.

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Weekly App Smack 31.15: Nod, Prune, Echo Notification Lockscreen, Pocket Casts and More…

12 hours ago

Time for another round of apps that cover the spectrum of your beloved mobile device, be it iPhone, Android or Windows! The Weekly App Smack is the best of design…

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Tools I Frickin’ Love | The Laser Cutter

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There has been much fanfare around 3D printers in recent years. Meanwhile, you rarely hear about the laser cutter in mainstream media. Honestly, I am not sure why. Perhaps it…

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SolidSmack Radio | The Milled Ends

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This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new playlist of face-melting great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days….

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Design Engineer Converts a Vintage Tool Box into a Working and Portable 3D Printer

2 days ago

Although some of us may refer to 3D printing as “a tool in our toolbox” for when the need to rapid prototype arises, one Florida design engineer recently took the…

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Watch How Filmmakers Created a Real-Time Video Cutaway of a Motorcycle Engine

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Although existing cutaway and section view tools that exist in today’s CAD tools are incredibly reliable, they pale in comparison to the hand drawn detailed cutaway drawings that were –…

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SolidSmack Radio | The Milled Ends

1 day ago

This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new playlist of face-melting great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days….