We are continually scanning for new ways to explore what is possible with 3d printing. We are convinced that the future of 3d printing for the consumer market is in customisation and personalisation.
An idea we have been playing with is allowing you to choose any tartan, applying it to a model and then having it printed in full colour sandstone.
Continue reading Introducing Sandy
Over the last couple of days we noticed some interest in the site from South Africa.
We are really excited to see you here. Welcome!
To show the right prices, we added the Rand to the currency converter on our shop pages. If you need anything else from us, just let us know.
3d printing in metal
We just took delivery of a new batch from Shapeways, 3d printed in metal. This allows us to show you a comparison of the Steel finishes offered by Shapeways.
You can also see the difference in the Polished Bronze Steel as it comes out of the box, and the possibility of bringing out the highlights with some household metal polish and literally less than five minutes polishing.
Continue reading 3d Printing metal: Comparing materials
Having produced quite a few products in 3d printed steel and very happy with the results, we were keen to make a design for precious metals. Looking at the specifications for precious metals on Shapeways, we noted that they do offer sterling silver, gold and platinum, but will not hallmark the products before shipping.
That got us digging into the rules around hallmarks.
Continue reading 3d printing with precious metals
We created this model last year, but thought we would wheel it out again for Halloween 2015. This time, we are giving away the Blender source file used to render out the image above.
Available for free download in our Shop.