Milkscanner V1.0

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Fiezi made a 3D scanner using milk, webcam and LEGOs –

The Milkscanner is a tool that allows the scanning of objects and creates a Displacement map for use with Moviesandbox or any other 3D App that would allow for displacement mapping.


  • 1 Webcam
  • 1 Tupperware Bowl
  • 3 cups of Milk
  • 1 custom LEGO rig

You can download the Milkscanner PC-Application (creates the displacement map automatically from a webcam image) from the Moviesandbox webpage too –

instructables : Milkscanner V1.0 – Link.


  • Moviesandbox webpage – Link.
  • Milkscanner download – Link.
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