3D Printing

3D Printed Mechanical Clock

3D Printed Mechanical Clock

The rise in 3D printers and the move towards semi-consumer level models, such as MakerBot Replicator 2, opens up a wealth of opportunity to build everyday items. With a Replicator 2 in the corner of the office here at CASA, University College London, we thought we would try to print…

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How to Build a 3D Printer in 24 Hours

Last weekend the office here at CASA was taken over by the RepRap 3D printer build. The PayItForward team – a group of altruistic people who have RepRap machines, printing parts and gifting them to people who want to make a RepRap machine with the requirement that once the 3D…

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Paper 3D Printer: Low Cost 3D Architectural Models

The great promise of 3D printing for architecture and city design has begun to fade recently, mainly due to the price of the print media. Rather than becoming the ultimate tool for decision making in design they have been restricted to marketing models often brought out at trade shows. Step…

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3D Printing at Home: Fab@Home

In our previous article on 3D Architectural Printing we looked at the use of commercial 3D printing for the creation of physical city models thanks to those nice people at Sweet Onions Creations. We would argue that we are at the start of a revolution in home based manufacture using…

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