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by mbonadio
Sat Nov 21, 2015 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Maker Shed 3D Shootout
Replies: 8
Views: 3902

Maker Shed 3D Shootout

Hi All,

Just got the latest Make magazine which this month covers 3d printers. I love my M2, but am wondering why isn't the M2 ever in the shootout or covered by Make?

Cheers
Michael
by mbonadio
Wed Dec 24, 2014 1:19 am
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: Don Foley Astrolabe Tree Ornament
Replies: 8
Views: 3086

Re: Don Foley Astrolabe Tree Ornament

@jimc why can't you just tell us it took a couple of hours :-) It looks amazing as usual, well done and thanks for sharing, it's always great to see what you do. It leaves the rest of us hoping that one day we can learn it as well.

Happy Holidays
Michael
by mbonadio
Thu Nov 13, 2014 8:29 am
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: 3d printing and metal casting for resto project
Replies: 13
Views: 8102

Re: 3d printing and metal casting for resto project

Wow, you're all over the web now....congratulations another nice article
by mbonadio
Tue Nov 11, 2014 5:47 am
Forum: Model / Object Sharing
Topic: Build-A-Bomb
Replies: 35
Views: 21912

Re: Build-A-Bomb

Congratulations Jim, that's awesome. Every time I see the bomb, the realism is amazing...
by mbonadio
Wed Jul 23, 2014 4:30 pm
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: Costume Props (Game of Thrones)
Replies: 22
Views: 8412

Re: Costume Props (Game of Thrones)

Based on Jim's recommendation, I've been going through the videos on infiniteskills for Rhino and they have been really great...
by mbonadio
Wed Jul 02, 2014 11:36 pm
Forum: Model / Object Sharing
Topic: Trefoil Knot Mold
Replies: 21
Views: 9601

Re: Trefoil Knot Mold

Michael, The software I used is homegrown (which I modestly call "TobyCad"). Almost certainly this can be done in Openscad if you can write that sort of code. The technique is to first create the 3D path for the trefoil knot, for which there are formulas you can find online (or I can give them if y...
by mbonadio
Mon Jun 30, 2014 10:59 pm
Forum: Model / Object Sharing
Topic: Trefoil Knot Mold
Replies: 21
Views: 9601

Re: Trefoil Knot Mold

This looks amazing and is something I've wanted to try...can you elaborate on your techniques..what software did you use to create the mortice and tenon on the original drawing and how did you break it all up into the smaller chunks? Also, what plaster are you using to make the model?

Thanks
Michael
by mbonadio
Sun Jun 29, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Really Getting Started - Purchase Decision
Replies: 51
Views: 33537

Re: Really Getting Started - Purchase Decision

yeah i tried sketchup and wasnt too thrilled with it either. a friend that models professionally steered me toward rhino which is fantastic. i have the pc version but quit using it and now use the mac. i love it. if you decide to go the rhino route i have some videos just send me a pm. Hi Jim, I'm ...