MakerFaireNova - 3D Printing Without Owning a 3D Printer

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Slideshow to accompany "3D Printing without Owning a 3D Printer" at the Nova Mini Maker Faire on March 15, 2015. The slideshow goes over resources to:

-Customize, design, and 3D print items without a printer *and* without modeling
-Find and procure models to print.
-Find and use printing services to get your prints

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MakerFaireNova - 3D Printing Without Owning a 3D Printer

  1. 1. 3D Printing Without Owning a Printer Vicky Somma @TGAW http://tgaw.wordpress.com http://www.Shapeways.com/shops/tgaw
  2. 2. About Me
  3. 3. About Me – Things I’ve Printed in the Last Year
  4. 4. About Me – Things I’ve Printed in the Last Year
  5. 5. About Me – Things I’ve Printed in the Last Year FIRST DOG!!!!
  6. 6. Printing Without a 3D Printer – My Path
  7. 7. ANYONE Can 3D Print! •No Printer Necessary •No Modeling Necessary
  8. 8. Pupworkshop • Point and click to configure your puppy. • You control: • Body • Color • Eyes • Spots, etc. • Size (which means Price) • Your puppy is printed in full color sandstone http://pupworkshop.com/
  9. 9. Pupworkshop So Easy, My Mom Can Do It! : )
  10. 10. Pupworkshop
  11. 11. Shapeways’ 2D to 3D App https://www.shapeways.com/creator/2dto3d • Allows you to upload an image (Logo, Map, Drawing) • You specify the size • You specify the height • It makes a model for you!
  12. 12. Shapeways’ 2D to 3D App https://www.shapeways.com/creator/2dto3d
  13. 13. Shapeways’ 2D to 3D App https://www.shapeways.com/creator/2dto3d
  14. 14. Shapeways’ 2D to 3D App – Learn More Laurie Berenhaus - “Turning drawings and images into 3D models” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6SvTkTfDe4 Savanah Peterson – “3D Print a Map Ornament for Your Holiday Tree” http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-a-Map-Ornament-for-Your- Holiday-Tree-Nati/ Michael Williamson – “3D printed Ebola” http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Ebola/ https://www.shapeways.com/creator/2dto3d
  15. 15. Color Me Teddy by Rithstore • Download a template your child colors/decorates • Scan and Upload • They Send You a Bear! http://shpws.me/EELT
  16. 16. Color Me Teddy by Rithstore http://shpws.me/EELT
  17. 17. Printing Without Modeling - Others • Freakin’ Sweet Apps – Ring Creator http://freakinsweetapps.com • Pick the metal • Pick ring size • Pick weave properties • Amazon’s 3D Printing Store • Custom MixeeMes and BobbleHeads • Binary Rings • Wax Seals • Dog Tags
  18. 18. Getting Models - Thingiverse http://www.thingiverse.com
  19. 19. Getting Models - Smithsonian http://3d.si.edu/
  20. 20. Getting Models – So MANY Resources Including PinShape, YouMagine, Yeggi… Martha Stewart! Need A Listing? Check out http://3dprintingforbeginners.com/3d-model-repositories/
  21. 21. Printing Models - Shapeways • Advanced, high resolution printers • 50 different materials and finishes • Plastics • Steel • Full Color Sandstone • Premium Metals like Gold, Silver • Food-Safe Porcelain (in Pilot) • Large community of designers/sellers http://www.shapeways.com Image Credit: Shapeways
  22. 22. Printing Models - Shapeways
  23. 23. Printing Models - Shapeways
  24. 24. Printing Models - Shapeways
  25. 25. Printing Models - Shapeways
  26. 26. Printing Models – 3D Hubs •Allows you to search for 3D printers in your area •Often faster turnaround time •Often cheaper •Options vary depending on your area https://www.3dhubs.com/
  27. 27. Printing Models – 3D Hubs
  28. 28. Printing Models – 3D Hubs
  29. 29. Printing Models – Exhibitors Here TODAY! http://www.techshop.ws/ http://www.nova-labs.org http://www.meetup.com/Virginia-Tech-NVC-MakerLabClub/ http://www.printedsolid.com/
  30. 30. Printing Models – Exhibitors Here TODAY! NovaLabs Go to Contact and sign up for the 3D Printing Mailing List VT NVC MakerLabClub Open House TOMORROW March 16th – 5:30 PM
  31. 31. Printing Models – MANY Other Options
  32. 32. Didn’t Catch All the Links? • This slideshow is on SlideShare.com http://tinyurl.com/ndn5vpu • Reference Post on MakerFaireNova Blog • Link highlights will be tweeted to #3DPrinting #SansPrinter #MakerFaireNova
  33. 33. THANK YOU!!! https://twitter.com/tgaw http://tgaw.wordpress.com http://www.shapeways.com/shops/tgaw http://www.instructables.com/member/VickyTGAW http://instagram.com/VickyTGAW Vicky Somma vicky@tgaw.com

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