Don your favorite bathrobe, cream that coffee and get comfortable with this week’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader.
The Weekend Reader features a handful of the most interesting articles featured on the ‘Smack over the past week ranging from tips and tricks to inspirational designs, processes, and more. So lay back, relax and take a load off while reading the top stories on SolidSmack this past week.
Oh and uh…don’t forget to shed some much-needed sunlight on your face, too.
3D printing is as lucrative as it has ever been, with various industries harnessing the technology to further improve our lives. We can create furniture from recycled plastics, conceptualize roller coaster designs, and are very close to 3D printed motorcycles. The 3D printing landscape is ever-changing, and everyone is waiting to see what innovators using the technology will think of next.
There’s a good chance you have a fire extinguisher somewhere in your vicinity (most building codes require it after all). If not, consider this a friendly reminder to maybe get that check out.
It’s been ages, but we’re really excited to bring you a NEW tutorial from Dan Lavoie. It’s a model you may not expect, which makes it even better. Dan takes you through the process of modeling a Bell 206L4 helicopter from start to finish.
In today’s sea of design, only a select few are truly capable of standing out as thought leaders and changing how we perceive the modern world around us.
Frequently when you hear about a revolutionary new product idea, it’s usually something great with the potential to benefit all of humanity. Television, penicillin, the iPod; the introduction of these inventions into our world helped make it the better place that is today.
Those who have watched their fair share of cartoons may have seen one or two scenarios where characters accidentally fall into an automated car wash. After going through the water jets, scrub rolls, and automated detergent dispensers, these unfortunate souls find themselves on the other side all dazed and confused—but squeaky clean nonetheless.