Feb 13 2013

makerbot replicator 2

my birthday gift – ordered 2 months ago finally arrived from sunny brooklyn, nyc. the dream of a home 3d printer is now on our worktable in my studio. some of the initial tests are shown below – the unit works amazingly well and I am slowly learning how to simplify and make the right design decisions to get the most out of the printer. the network of shared 3d models gives you an idea of the possibilities on thingiverse

 

 


Feb 6 2013

3D mapping software

I have started experimenting with 123D Catch software that allows you to take multiple shots of an object or space and have the photos stitched together into a 3d model. The ability to crunch the data is handled on autodesk’s cloud website and within minutes – the final 3d model is posted for you. With it – you can export the model and bring it into a scene or better yet – print a 3d model of it…