This kid has a future in inventing and sales. I love my 3D printer. Well, since I don’t have my own machine … I love 3D printing. Here are the sites mentioned in the video: RepRap.org MakerBot.com Thingaverse.com Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.
This is a guest post from Brian over at InstaMorph. Check them out, they offer free shipping and the prices can’t be beat! Glow-in-the-dark stuff; who doesn’t love it? It’s been fascinating us since our youth. Maybe you had some glow in the dark stars stuck to your ceiling or an action figure with a […]
Who does not love free stuff. No strings attached free. CAD is computer aided design or also computer aided drafting. I do most all my CAD work in 3-D because I use my 3-D CAD models for animations, photo realistic renderings and prototypes. There are times when you just need a 2-D drawing for you […]
Viva la Revolution … the New Industrial Revolution that is. Power to the people to design and manufacture their own products. A virtual factory is at your fingertips. I heard about two prototyping sites from one of the Quirky.com members Rowan None. The first is emachineshop.com The other is Shapeways.com Not up to doing you […]
A few weeks ago I posted about a prototyping material called Shape Lock or Polymorph. I purchased a pound of material from McMaster Carr because they had the best price. Package came with directions and the material was called Jett Basic. Here is what I learned: Everything is always easier to do on YouTube! The material is […]
Atoms are the new Bits. Have you heard that before? The analogy is that the physical world of prototyping is now progressing to the point where you can use a computer to create a desktop factory. You can program your own parts. It’s the new industrial revolution. Instead of manipulating bits to create software, we are […]
You have to see this stuff. It is so cool. It is a biodegradable plastic (like nylon) that has a low glass transition temperature meaning that it get soft and pliable like putty at around 180 deg F. It stiffens at room temperature and it’s colorable. I hear it’s paintable but I need to do some […]
Don Brown has a great collection of videos. Check out his site Invent Yourself Rich. Prototypes are very important for the following reasons: Tells you if the idea will work Adds credibility when you present the idea to a licensee It helps you learn where you product is deficient and can even spur you on […]