Monthly Archives: May 2013

the Solidoodle is here

Finally, after an extremely long wait for the shipment and for the duty complications, we received the solidoodle Unpacking time! First impressions: we chose the expert version: the base model just has the acrilc bed for 499$, the pro model … Continue reading

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from math to plastic to steel :)

Finally I managed to obtain my very own jewelry piece from a mathematical function I blogged about it in april, and talked about it on the ebook and during the workshop My first experiment sending it on imaterialise was a … Continue reading

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More videos online

Our friend Antonio from is working like mad and you can already watch the first 2 days of the 3d workshop. The videos are all available on youtube in a nice playlist view And Antonio is adding the remaining … Continue reading

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New filament!

And while the Makerbot is happily printing away a reel holder, a few packages arrived. From faberdashery a ton of white filament to print letters for the inauguration of the new lobby in ICTP and as always they sent a … Continue reading

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Cheers to Klein!

  Not 1 but 2 klein bottles were printed right before the workshop. Both with the ultimakers, 150% and 100% the actual size UPDATE: Designed by Dizingof, now the pattern is sadly not available anymore…

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Low cost 3d printing workshop, pictures!

Photos by Lourdes Pietrosemoli Photos Gaia

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Workshop videos!!

Thanks to Antonio Giacomin of the first videos of the workshop are available on you tube. Go have a look at them, I will post the updates as soon as I receive them

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third day at the workshop

The third and last day of the 3D workshop was mainly devoted to hands-on activities, where the participants were able to try the techniques learned, slice and print their own objects.   Right before lunch I had my occasion to … Continue reading

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second day at the workshop

The second day was opened by 2 of the workshop organizers: Carlo Fonda started with a lecture on the actual limitations and promises of 3d printing while Marco Zennaro discussed with the participants the documentary on the creation of the … Continue reading

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first day of the 3d workshop

It has certainly been a long first day for the workshop at ICTP, where lectures and participants have had the possibility to learn about various applications of 3d printing and have a first look at some of the principles and … Continue reading

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