Archives for the category: Interesting photo galleries of 3D printed objects

April 24, 2013

The 3D Printing Expo's Coolest Creations

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Check out PC Mag's slideshow roundup of the coolest 3D creations on display at the Inside 3D Printing Expo.

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January 8, 2013

A collection of 3D printed chess sets from Thingiverse

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3D Printer has highlighted some chess sets found on Thingverse. The one above is by JayJo.

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December 13, 2012

New Scientist's pick of favorite 3D printed objects

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New Scientist has picked their favourite 3D-printable objects. And I've picked out two for you from their selection.

--Above left, a water bear tardigrade toy. As NewScientist so aptly puts it, "many objects that people have created and posted online are proudly niche". Indeed.

-- Above right, New Scientist's exclusive Christmas tree ornament. "A snowflake inspired by simple fractals". What could be more perfect for all your Swedish mathematician friends?

You don't actually need access to a 3D printer to create these – you can upload the 3D design files to an online service such as Shapeways or Sculpteo. They will print and mail them to you.

Read more: "Fabricated future: The sceptic's guide to 3D printing".

emily | 6:26 PM | permalink

November 19, 2012

Wired's top 10 Best 3D-Printed Objects in Entertainment, Science and War

r2d2-jewelry-CAD-wired-design.jpeg Wired is showcasing the best works in 3D printed designs from a wide range of fields.

quotemarksright.jpgThese following ten works represent from a variety of categories, showing how 3-D printing is becoming an important element of design and innovation for products ranging from re-engineered jet engines to bionic eagle beaks to printed-plastic acoustic guitars.quotesmarksleft.jpg

[via Wired. Image left from top ten: An engagement ring based on Star Wars icon R2D2]

emily | 2:20 PM | permalink

November 1, 2012