Tag Archives: Thingiverse

Fixing negative volumes with netfabb

I’ve blogged before about using Netfabb to fix problems in STL files, especially when I’ve downloaded them from Thingiverse.com. Last night I had a problem that the desktop version of Netfabb wouldn’t fix. After spending some time searching for understanding, … Continue reading

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Purple Post-Punk Otter Rock

This is Pep. He’s a purple otter, from the TV show ‘Bear in the Big Blue House’. We found him in an op-shop toy basket in a tiny town surrounded by desert and scorched wheat fields in South Australia. Since … Continue reading

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Has Sculpture charms to soothe a savage Breast?

With apologies to William Congreve. I’m still fighting to get the OpenSCAD 3D solid geometry modelling software working again. I want to get back to my raygun modelling. And Bioluminescence’s polypipe construction pieces. And all the other cool geometric stuff … Continue reading

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More photos of newly printed objects

While I’ve been blogging or setting up software lately, my printer has been busily printing cool objects from Thingiverse. Things like this “Dalek Remeshed” by tbuser. I think I need to drill two tiny holes to attach the eyestalk and … Continue reading

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Thingiverse’s “I made one!” button lets makers connect

One of the many cool things about Makerbot’s Thingiverse web site is that it lets makers easily link things that they’ve made back to the design that they used. Last night I bravely printed this beautiful Pirate Ship, designed by … Continue reading

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Dragon printed in translucent PLA

I’m working hard on writing up my electronics assembly notes for my Makergear Mendel Prusa, but off to one side my printer is faithfully assembling molecules into magic, printing a Dragon’s head .

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Clarke’s 3rd Law and desktop fabrication

Arthur C. Clarke is an author famous for many things, including formulating a set of laws which includes “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic”. At half-past midnight two nights ago, I saw a design for a 10mm spanner … Continue reading

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