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The colonel

Character artist Ola Sundberg made a wonderful sculpt named ‘The colonel’ and shared his 3D file on Thingiverse, in my attempt to learn the basics of silicon mould-making I used this model as a test case. When I poured a polyurethane… Continue Reading →

Ikea Lampan Hack

This project came to life during some experimentation in Blender with displacement mapping. So what’s Blender? And what’s displacement mapping? Blender is a free 3D modelling program, super awesome if you want to make crazy 3D stuff, unfortunately absurdly un-user-frienly if you want… Continue Reading →

3D print from this thing on Thingiverse. Printed on my Printrbot using Woodfill from Colorfabb. Finished with some googly eyes. 😀

Hexagon style DIY shelves

Hexagon style shelves are not an uncommon diy project, the interwebs is flooded with them! So, after studying hundreds of hexagon projects I quickly noticed that mostly everyone was using a tool called a (sliding) compound miter saw. And you’ve guessed… Continue Reading →

Frits makes some stamps

In the past I tried several techniques to produce rubber stamps, I tried 3D printing with rubbery-like filament and laser-cutting wood. Unfortunately none of the stamps were very succesfull, the quality of the ink print was lacking. I happened to… Continue Reading →

Frits Makes a Green Grass Man

So, the idea was to make a 3D printed ‘minion’-like silly green figure coated with grass particles (the stuff they use to make landscapes for miniature train sets). 3D-modeling The 3D model was made in Blender using a few simple… Continue Reading →

Reference artwork from Fantomedelamusique on deviantart    

Frits makes a silly penguin

Time to put some freshly learned Blender skills to use in a project! During previous projects in Blender I experienced that modelling stuff in 3D ‘out of thin air’ makes it difficult for me to create models with proper proportions…. Continue Reading →

This is a replica of the Thunderbird 3. Reference material came from ~Librarian-bot. Completely 3D-printed on Ultimakers using Colorfabb PLA filament. The 3D-files were made in Blender and can be found on Thingiverse were it has been featured on the homepage… Continue Reading →

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