Art & Sculpture

This High Tech Cardboard Tube Light Saber Is Probably Cooler Than Yours

This High Tech Cardboard Tube Light Saber Is Probably Cooler Than Yours

As a kid in the age of Star Wars, there were few things as fun as a plain old cardboard tube. These paper constructions have been seen as make-shift light sabers since the late 1970’s and to this day you still find kids swinging them around and making the sound to go with them. Joel […]

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Kitbashing Miniatures From Trash

Kitbashing Miniatures From Trash

Kitbashing, or making a model out of random other parts hacked together, is far from a new concept but this example is quite exquisite. The youtube Channel Bill Making Stuff is a particularly fun one that I enjoy watching, who does kitbashing all the time with impressive results. If there is one lesson to learn […]

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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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