3D Printing WAS: RE: Sugru (moldable rubber) for ???

Francois Dion francois.dion at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 14:48:55 CST 2015

There's http://www.thingiverse.com  (how about a 1/9th scale Apple ][+?
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3823 )

I think though, that it is well worth the efforts to learn something like
Blender (
Plus you can actually do everything from the command line in python (I do
everything with it these days) if you want. Gears of any size, including
worm gears? There's a script for that. In fact, I'm about to go and talk
and demo precisely that at Wake Forest University in a few hours.

raspberry-python.blogspot.com  -  www.pyptug.org  -  @f_dion

On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 3:16 PM, Ali <cctalk at fahimi.net> wrote:

> > Hey that is a good idea :)   Man these 3d printers are so awesome!
> > Its getting to the point where, one could 3d print anything.
> Yes, 3D printers are very cool especially with this hobby. The problem, at
> least for someone like me, is that I can't design the items that need to be
> printed. For example, the capstan would be about as far as I could go
> assuming I had measurements from a "good one" since it is just a cylinder.
> What would be needed is an easy to use/store/search file format and
> database
> where people with talent could put in the "parts" you could print at home
> or
> local store. Of course then you have to worry about copyright infringement.
> -Ali

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