Monday, 21 September 2015
"That could run your heart for 50 lifetimes!"... "Yeah. Or something big for 15 minutes"
One of the first things I printed out when I got my Flashforge was Tony Stark's Arc Reactor (modelled by the extremely talented Skimbal). It's projects like this, with complex industrial shapes, where 3D printers really shine. Anyway, I've had the parts sitting around for a while now and when I found I was at a lose end over the weekend I thought I'd finally put them together...
Wednesday, 9 September 2015
Monday, 16 February 2015
Thursday, 29 January 2015
Monday, 19 January 2015
or My Feathery Descent into Insanity...
I recently became aware of the phenomenon of shoulder puppets. I was impressed with the lifelike results achievable using a simple bike cable mechanism and it set me thinking… what could I make that capitalises on this? Having not long visited the Harry Potter tour at Warner Bros Studios it was a fairly safe bet that my simple man-brain would take me in a wizardy direction, and true to form I soon became obsessed with the idea of building my own Fawkes the Phoenix.