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Twisted Vase in OpenSCAD

In this blog post I’ll continue a previous post about polyhedron in OpenSCAD. Now we create something more exiting, a twisted vase.

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3D modeling 3d printing FLOSS

Lithophane creator for 3d printing

Create a lithophane from your own photo using the Customizer of OpenSCAD.

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3D modeling 3d printing

A curved 3d printed lithophane in OpenSCAD

Creating a 3d printable lithophane in OpenSCAD is relatively easy. But in this post we use a trick to create a curved lithophane.

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3D modeling 3d printing open source programming

Peddle wheel boat (3D printed)

I found an example on Thingiverse, a rubber band powered boat with two peddle wheels, but it has two problems. First of all the author only provides .stl files and second the design is a bit flawed. I therefore decided to design the boat from scratch with the 3d CAD program OpenSCAD. With OpenSCAD I’m […]

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3D modeling 3d printing open source programming

OpenSCAD parametric hook

Parametric design of a simple hook in, the free and open source, OpenSCAD. Use with the Customizer in OpenSCAD

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3D modeling 3d printing open source

Solvespace: involute gear

In this Solvespace new series of video tutorials I’ll demonstrate how to create an involute gear, adjust an existing involute gear and demonstrate how one involute gear drives another.

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3D modeling 3d printing open source

My videos remastered on PeerTube

I uploaded my sixth remastered Solvespace video to PeerTube.

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3d printing

Hephestos 2 upgraded with heated bed

Is it worth upgrading the Hephestos 2 with the heated bed that BQ offers for 160 euro? Read on and find out.

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The BQ Hephestos2 (3D printer), nine months later

After nine months I can say that I’m satisfied with the BQ Hephestos 2 printer. It’s easy to print with and easy to maintain. It doesn’t come with a heated printbed which I consider a shortcoming but for PLA and Filaflex the printer works fine.

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Make a Photography Light Box of cheap material (part 1: design and 3d print).

DIY frame for a Photography Light Box. I designed a 3d printed three way connector to assemble the curtain rods for the box.