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.

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Talk on 3D scanning and printing trains from Monkigras

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

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