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

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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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The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 34

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Don your favorite bath robe, cream that coffee and get comfortable with this weekend’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader. This week we saw everything from how robots are changing the landscape of…

Cool Tools of Doom n’ Stuff: Episode 54

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Brought to you this week by an epidermal inclusion cyst on a newborn octopus, be sure to check out the all new episode of Cool Tools of Doom n’ Stuff!…

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Taking Productivity Outdoors With The Flexidesk

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It would be a great trade-off to spend the day outdoors, working whilst sitting on a green patch, rather than stay confined behind the desk indoors. However our power-hungry gadgets…

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Friday Smackdown: Roofline Blues

2 weeks ago

When going along the shingled edge, busy with squirrels and dried paths of slugs, it’s best to recall the times that you fell, the lava below, the conch shell you…

Maker Galaxy E30: Design for Social Innovation (Patricia Gruits of MASS Design Group)

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We’re always talking about the future of design, the future of technology, the future of MAKING. In a world where disease and sickness can be identified via a sensor and…

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

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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

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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

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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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SolidSmack Radio | Acid Jazz French Toast Special

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