Category: 3D printing

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Fuse 1 Tested

Sean Charlesworth from Tested stopped by the office this weekend. He made this cool video about our newest printer, the Fuse 1. Check it out, he and Eduardo did a great job of showing...

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Bonnie Stewart Building Blocks

As you know, I’m really into polyhedra. There have been lots of fascinating books written about polyhedra over the years, but one of the most interesting (and quirky) ones is Bonnie Stewart’s Adventures among...

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Császár Polyhedron

Here’s another interesting polyhedron. It is called the Császár polyhedron. It’s famous because it shares an interesting property with the tetrahedron. Neither of these have any diagonals! If you imagine a tetrahedron (or hold...

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Kepler’s Rhombic Polyhedra

Johannes Kepler was an interesting character. He was interested in a lot more than just astronomy. He’s famous among aficionados of polyhedra for organizing all of the new ones that Renaissance artists Wenzel Jamnitzer...

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Barth Sextic

The Barth Sextic is an interesting surface that’s often used to show off rendering software. I used it in this post on my MathWorks blog when I was talking about how to render implicit...

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Developing Hilbert Curve

Henry Segerman has a new book coming out. While waiting for my copy to come, I decided to print one of his examples. This is one he calls “Developing Hilbert Curve“. I think it...

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Five Tetrahedra

The other day I printed the polyhedra from my last MathWorks blog post. The compounds of five tetrahedra look pretty nice in clear resin. Those are only about an inch across. That’s the “Laevo”...

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Quirky Octopus

One of the nice things about my office at Formlabs is that I have a 3D printer on my desk. Its name is “quirkyOctopus”. It looks like this: Today I finally got a chance...