Art & Sculpture

This CNC Machine Uses The Sun Instead of a Laser

This CNC Machine Uses The Sun Instead of a Laser

We’ve all seen people goof around with a magnifying glass in the sun, but this project takes it to a new level. Cranktown City has uploaded this fantastically amusing project that is sure to impress. He built a cnc controlled engraving machine that uses the sun instead of a laser tube. As he explains in […]

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Meet Leto, a 45′ Shai-Hulud Sandworm Cosplay

Meet Leto, a 45′ Shai-Hulud Sandworm Cosplay

Among the litany of great science-fiction books, Frank Herbert’s Dune stands out as one of the most beloved and successful, leaving behind an almost 60-year legacy of sequel and prequel novels, radio dramas, film adaptations, and, more recently, a massive 45-foot sandworm constructed by Michele Cotten and her team of community makers in Huntsville, Alabama. […]

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Making An Open Face Silicone Mold

Making An Open Face Silicone Mold

This week’s video is about making a silicone mold for a 3D printed electromagnetic coil ring retainer. I 3D print a coil ring retainer from the CAD data supplied by my client.Next, I use the 3D printed part as the master part to make a silicone mold. Once the silicone mold has cured.Then I test […]

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Lithophanes Have Never Been Easier Thanks To This Online Tool

Lithophanes Have Never Been Easier Thanks To This Online Tool

Lithophanes have been super popular this fall. We’ve been seeing examples of this clever 3d printing trick popping up all over social media. For those who are unfamiliar, a lithophane is a neat way of making a picture by creating a block of material that has varying thickness and shining a light through it. Thick […]

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