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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

My videos remastered on PeerTube

I uploaded my sixth remastered Solvespace video to PeerTube.

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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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Using Filaflex to improve my cooler

Filaflex is excellent material to improve the audio cooler that I made earlier. The material is very flexible and surprisingly strong making it perfect for sealing purposes

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3D modeling 3d printing amplifier electronics

Making a tiny audio system for our cooler (part 2)

A made a 3d printed enclosure for the audio components that fits in the coolers lid together with a simple console to operate the audio

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3d printing

Assembling a Hephestos 2 printer

Is this 3d printer a good choice for a beginner?