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Print your own cases, part 5 of 10

In the previous post I created a Poser model and a few OpenSCAD models and joined them into one. But before I continue to manipulate them to make them ready for 3D printing, I wanted to do an artistic rendering of the model, just to show off! 613 more words


Print your own cases, part 4 of 10

In my previous post I created a round container for my electronic thermometer and now I need to add it to my Poser model. But I also need a special stand for Anarani to stand upon, with a back panel for a couple of magnets. 1,119 more words


Print your own cases, part 3 of 10

In the earlier post I created a ruler so I can make sure that my box will have the exact size that I have specified. As I said, Poser loses this information, forcing me to fix the scale of the export file once I’m done with the model in Poser. 887 more words



I’ve never liked the Space Marine backpacks. So much so, that when I was thinking about getting back into the hobby, they were a bit of a deal breaker for me and Space Marines. 317 more words


Print your own cases, part 2 of 10

In my previous post I mentioned that I need a ruler to use with my Poser models. The reason for this is very simple. When you export a model from Poser, the proper size of the model isn’t written correctly in the export file. 692 more words


Print your own cases, part 1 of 10

It’s about time I started blogging again and this time I just write a series of 10 parts explaining how I create small, plastic cases for all kinds of stuff. 741 more words


Mixed Dimensions retools its 3D printing software to target gamers, b2b

San Francisco-based Mixed Dimensions, which makes software targeting the 3D printing space, has closed a $4 million Series A, with the funding round led by Silicon Valley investors Alsop Louie Partners and Dolby Family Ventures. 733 more words