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WutheringBytes 2015

A couple of weeks ago I attended WutheringBytes over at Hebden Bridge to demo, show and explain 3D scanning and 3D printing. WutheringBytes was set-up by Calderdale Council, to allow the public, companies, and anyone else to learn, engage and be a part of various technologies

The Blanks ready to download and 3D print on Thingyverse

As part of the constant tinkering and testing with 3D printing, I have released a free download of 2 little characters I have created. "The Blanks", as I've named them, are two little characters, 10cm in height, with no real distinguishable features, perfect for a

3D Printer Arrives at Ard Digital

After recent success with 3D printing using several external 3D printing companies, I decided to take the plunge and invest in a 3D printer, and here it is, a FlashForge Creator! Image: Printer hiding away. One of the key reasons for purchasing a printer, rather that using

3D Printed Custom Duplo Blocks

Carrying on from previous posts and test, I decided to experiment further with 3D printing by creating custom Duplo blocks. Currently my 3 year old son is fanatical about Duplo and Lego, so for his birthday I though it would be nice to make some

3D Printed Custom Pen Holder

Following on from the 3D printed chair model blog post where I printed a chair model I created for a client, this post focuses on a 3D printed pen holder which was designed by myself and printed by 3D Print UK. The main purpose behind

2D Photo to 3D Virtual Model to 3D Physical Print

3D model libraries exist to allow digital artists to quickly populate their scenes with appropriate content. Using libraries for 3D models can be a time saver, and as such saves money and costs. But what happens when a specific model cannot be found in any

Incredible 3D Printed Coasters

3D printing is something I've been keeping a careful eye over the past year or so. I find the technology and possibilities absolutely incredible, and in the very near future I truly believe that 3D printing will be common place in every office, business, and