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Create a Cheery Candy Sprinkles Cake Stand

Create a Cheery Candy Sprinkles Cake Stand

Peter Brown warns that just watching this video of him lathing a candy sprinkles cake stand might give you cavities.

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Delicate Resin Flowers Bloom with This Unusual Technique

Delicate Resin Flowers Bloom with This Unusual Technique

These beautiful flowers, made by artist Sakae, appear to be made of glass, but they are actually wire dipped in liquid synthetic resin.

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Build Your Own Resin 3D Printer with Lego

Build Your Own Resin 3D Printer with Lego

Most 3D printers need complex motion systems to draw out the pattern of the object being printed. FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) printers need rigid x/y stages; SLA (Stereolithography) printers use galvanometers to move their laser around; but DLP (Digital Light Processing) printers don’t need any of these — they flash an entire layer at one time in one image. […]

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Review: Smooth-On XTC-3D Brush-On Coating for 3D Printed Parts

Review: Smooth-On XTC-3D Brush-On Coating for 3D Printed Parts

Sometimes 3D printed parts look interesting printed in lower resolutions with distinct layer lines. For example, the lines on a 3D printed scale model of a larger part to be CNC routed can represent a visible tool path in scale, but sometimes you want a smoother, more highly-finished part. I have found that PLA is […]

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Make Your Own Reusable Casting Molds with This DIY Molding Putty Recipe

Make Your Own Reusable Casting Molds with this Putty Recipe

This easy-to-follow molding putty recipe is a great place to start casting your own molds.

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