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Talk on 3D scanning and printing trains from Monkigras

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A talk I was honoured to be asked to give at Monkigras. …

A talk I was honoured to be asked to give at Monkigras.

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  • 1. Printing trains.At scales up to 1:1.Chris ThorpeBoffin@theflexiscaleco
  • 2. I’ve been on ajourney to makemodels differently.
  • 3. Fun. Challenging. Passingtime. Social/solitary.Learning/developing.
  • 4. I’m either bored bythe mass produced orunder served by thesmall producer.
  • 5. The only story I can tell isunboxing.
  • 6. I’d been doing a lotof thinking.Then three amazingthings happened.
  • 7. Chickenpox. I got it.
  • 8. We’re bringingengineering back.
  • 9. Could we make a kit?
  • 10. Used with permission. All rights reserved by tedmcavoy
  • 11. 31st July 1965Used with permission. Julian Birley
  • 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomfs/4718781767/
  • 13. 21st April 2012Used with permission. Julian Birley
  • 14. 1965 2012
  • 15. From “Quarry Hunslets of North Wales” by Cliff Thomas
  • 16. The best desk ever.
  • 17. Robot 1The gigapan
  • 18. 508MP composite of 80 imageshttp://gigapan.com/gigapans/872814a8158c1dd2fc4fc1ca3612d8a8
  • 19. 508MP composite of 80 imageshttp://gigapan.com/gigapans/872814a8158c1dd2fc4fc1ca3612d8a8
  • 20. 620MP composite of 150 imageshttp://gigapan.com/gigapans/118753
  • 21. 620MP composite of 150 imageshttp://gigapan.com/gigapans/118753
  • 22. 36.3MP imagehttp://gigapan.com/gigapans/872814a8158c1dd2fc4fc1ca3612d8a8
  • 23. Robot 2The laser scanner
  • 24. Arduino +Node.js +Wireless +HTML5 +PhoneGap +Trains=FUN
  • 25. Thank youVijay Paul of DotSanBen Bennet of Digital SurveysJulian BirleyAlice Taylor and the MakieLab crewDean VipondDan CrowThe Bala Lake RailwayThe Welsh Slate MuseumThe Ffestiniog RailwaySculpteoShapewaysMakerBot
  • 26. 4 engines.2 days.Next week.Follow along.Support on Kickstarter.http://blog.flexiscale.co/http://kck.st/WS2peY@theflexiscaleco