Posts by Josh Mings

Josh is co-founder of EvD Media. He engineers and designs, is the Marketing Manager for Luxion, is CSWP certified for SolidWorks training and support and excels at falling awkwardly. He is editor of and co-host of, a weekly podcast about design, engineering and what makes it all happen.

Friday Smackdown: Furble Grove

3 days ago

The trees towered, a grove of five just in front of us, a path around, and a trail of its fur, scales and laughter all along. We drew our bows,…


Lenovo ThinkPad P70 [Review]

4 days ago

When your plans for unboxing a laptop at 80 mph, while eating Lupita’s famous 50oz sour cream enchilada, doesn’t work out, you’re left with grabbing a cracked iPhone and shooting…


Model of the Week: Low-Poly Pokémon [Catch ’em All!]

6 days ago

By now, you’ve probably avoided running over multiple Pokémon Go players as they traverse parking lots, alleyways and continents searching out Pokémon, Poké Stops and Poké Gyms. Outside of making…


How to Make a Cosplay Helmet from Mat Foam in 5 Simple Steps

1 week ago

Yeah, you know any old helmet won’t do. And you definitely know that Lannister guard helmet you fashioned from a paper bag, gorilla glue and wood chips is looking pretty…


Friday Smackdown: Blood Weaver

1 week ago

The blades buckled beneath the yarn. Paws were not meant to be that dexterous, but his training in the textile arts had surpassed even that of the nomadic mural weavers…


Model of the Week: Catapult MechWarrior [BattleTech! GO!]

2 weeks ago

Well, that’s it. We have a fav new website at SolidSmack HQ. Gambody. Gambody is the buy and sell marketplace for 3D print files of video game models–High-poly, super detailed…


Friday Smackdown: Biz Tendrils

2 weeks ago

Somehow, we were able to chop our way through the tendrils. As they grew back, a vocalizing noise of business lingo, land management deals and making strawberry metropolitans echoed around…


3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Enterprise [Review]

3 weeks ago

When you’re mixing the sweet cream of CAD geometry on the screen like a dairyman on a mission from God, that intense look on your face is enough to make…


Model of the Week: Ambiguous Cylinder Generator [It’s Ambigulicious!]

3 weeks ago

If you weren’t obsessively clipping your toenails last week and saw the ‘Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion’ by Kokichi Sugihara of Meiji University, Japan, then your brain likely squeezed its way out…