The other week I made a start on some gargoyle-esque designs with the 3D printer however on a recent search through the interweb-net-thing I came across a cool multi-part Tatar ornament that I just had to print and work onto a canvas.
Category: 3D Thursday
Gryphon Goes Grey – A 3D Tester For Some Home Decor Stuff
For a while, the 3D printer has been unloved, but I have recently set it up again in order to start making for things for the new home.
In this post, I will share with you a quick decorative technique that I tried out.Read More »
3D Thursday – An Abstract Experiment In Pebble Painting
A little bit of an experiment this week.
I have been seeing a fair bit of pebble painting going on around the internet so I thought that I could see what I could do with that concept in conjunction with my CoLiDo 3D Compact printer.
Read on to see how it all turned out.
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My Mini Factory And Me
Hallo you. Just a brief one for this week’s 3D Thursday to let you know that I now have an account over on My Mini Factory where I will be uploading some of my 3D designs for you to make use of.
On this website, you can grab the files free and feel safe in the knowledge that they have been 3D print tested, twice!Read More »
Designing A Spiral Vase For 3D Printing In Hexagon
In a bid to expand my 3D design and printing capabilities I have this week been learning a new piece of software and thought that it would be nice to share this journey with you.Read More »
Designing A Flower Button With Stitch Channels In Microsoft 3D Builder
In this blog post, and accompanying video, I will be showing you how to design your own floral button ready for 3D Printing in Microsoft 3D Builder.
Converting SVG Files To STL Files For 3D Printing
A while ago I mentioned that you could convert any of your SVG files into 3D printable formats that you could then print on a CoLiDo 3D Compact printer.
This blog post and video will explain how!Read More »
Designing An ATC Work Station For 3D Printing In Microsoft 3D Builder Tutorial Video And Free 3D Printing Files To Download
Have you been following this year’s adventures in 3D design and printing? If so, you will likely be delighted to hear that it is once again Thursday so I am ready to dive into another project.
Designing Basic Beads For 3D Printing In Microsoft 3D Builder – Part 1
3D Printing returns to the blog in 2018 with a range of ideas for creating some cool projects and tutorials.
This post will feature a video tutorial on how to make an assortment of shaped beads with a hole through the centre for threading.
Best of all it is the first in a three-part series that will help you get to grips with designing things in Microsoft 3D Builder!
3D Thursday 11 – An Idea Hatches! Part Two.
When I last left this project in 3D Thursday 9 – An Idea Hatches! I had made the ornate box and was about to decorate it.
Ready to see what happened next?
3D Thursday 10 – Designing A Cube Box In Microsoft 3D Builder
Sadly I didn’t have time to finish the box mentioned in last week’s post, however, I have been able to put together a short video to show you how to create a cube box, onto which you could weld a decorative 3D design, using Microsoft 3D Builder.Read More »
3D Thursday 9 – An Idea Hatches!
Ever had a brain plop that turns out to be a really good idea? Believe me, when I say, I am really proud of this week’s 3d printed plop!
3D Thursday 8 – It’s CHRIIIIIIISTMAAAAS, or is it?
Phew! What a week! Defo glad to be home and cracking on with more work.
In the meantime I didn’t get to show you the finished napkin ring that I made with the CoLiDo 3d pen the other day so, guess what I’m showing you in this post…?
3D Thursday 6 – It’s Playtime With The 3D Pen
Right! I’ve had a 3D printing pen for as long as I’ve had a 3D printer but sadly haven’t really had much time to play so I cleared a small window in my diary and sat myself down with what I hope would be as exciting as the 3D printer.
What did I discover? Read on to find out …
3D Thursday 5 – An Overview of Microsoft 3D Builder
Watcha me old muckas. Bit of a quickie bonus post for the 3D Thursday series today as I keep harping on about these free 3D design software programs and never really getting you the chance to show them.
For that there reason I have cobbled together a quick video to show you the super simple Microsoft 3D builder program in the hope that it dispells the myth that design for 3D printing has to involve complex and really hard to master software.
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