Category Archives: FAB

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Working Iteratively?: Norwegian Designer is Making a New Wooden Spoon Design Each Day For a Year

3 days ago

In an effort to show how many forms are possible for a single, simple wooden spoon design, Norwegian designer Stian Korntved Ruud has committed to carving one spoon per day…

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Watch These Master Blacksmiths Design and Fabricate ‘Captain America’s Throwing Shields’

4 days ago

When it comes to superheroes, their weapons of choice are almost just as iconic as the heroes themselves. Superman has his superpowers, Batman has his Batarangs, Iron Man has his…

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How Do You Design a Solution for Urban Beekeeping? An Oslo-Based Firm Might Have Figured It Out

5 days ago

With reports in the past few years indicating that bees are moving slowly towards extinction, it would make sense to look into ways of creating more bee-friendly environments. While bees…

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Crazy Guy Hydroforms Steel Suit With Pressure Washer, Has Friends Shoot Him With Fireworks

7 days ago

As far as internet video celebrities go, genius inventor and all-around mad man Colin Furze is certainly one of our favorites. The plumber, stuntman, inventor, and filmmaker from Stamford, Lincolnshire,…

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Sculptify’s ‘David’: Watch This New 3D Printer Extrude a Plastic Bag

1 week ago

As the landscape of 3D printers has grown exponentially in the past few years, so have the number of options for printable materials. With options ranging from carbon fiber to…

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Simple Steps for Stopping Tears and Starting 3D Print Projects in SolidWorks

2 weeks ago

A tear falls on the molten plastic heap outside the confines of the 3d printer base. The print bed is too small. It’s sadness that creeps in at times, leaving…

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‘Star Wars: Sculpting a Galaxy’ is the Ultimate Book for Model Shop Geeks

2 weeks ago

For those who remember the pre-CG days (primarily before the release of Jurassic Park), appreciating special effects also meant appreciating a certain level of model making skill that has sadly…

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New Ceramic 3D Printer Adds Detail to Extruded Layers and Replaces the Potter’s Wheel

2 weeks ago

While we’ve seen quite the gamut of ’3D printed ceramics’ over the past few years, few executions ever explored the possibility of adding detail to each individual extruded layer. Aiming…

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‘The Explosion Cabinet’ is a Complicated Love Letter to the Sliding Dovetail Joint

2 weeks ago

If you’re familiar with the wild and crazy concepts from artist/designer Sebastian Errazuriz, then the organized chaos of his latest piece, The Explosion Cabinet, shouldn’t surprise you. The talented artist…