Back in September of 2013, my daughter Sienna approached me about printing her own toys on the Form 1 printer. Sienna was six years old at the time and she was obsessed with Littlest Pet Shop toys. She had about […]
We fired up our new Form 1 and created out first 3D print, a toy prototype of Sparklepus from ‘Happy Box’. If you don’t remember what Sparklepus looks like, here you go…
This week Greenlaw and Sienna present an unboxing video for their newly arrived Form 1 stereo lithographic 3D printer from Formlabs. Little Green Dog helped fund the development of this revolutionary desktop machine through a Kickstarter campaign last year.
Last week we visited Siggraph 2012, the big annual computer graphics conference here in Los Angeles. It was interesting to see some of the commercially manufactured desktop 3D printers available now, especially since we started building our own ‘homemade’ 3D […]
This is what we saw while driving along the coast this week.
Today we worked on the Thing-O-Matic’s Y Stage. (The Automated Build Platform we built yesterday was X Stage.) Y Stage will contain the mechanisms that make the build platform move side-to-side and back and forth. Here we just finished assembling […]
Today we built the MakerBot Thing-O-Matic’s Automated Build Platform. The ABP has a heated base and a motorized conveyor belt so we can print multiple copies of 3D objects if we want to. Here’s a picture of the parts for […]
We got a MakerBot Thing-O-Matic recently. Well, actually we ordered this ‘do-it-yourself’ 3D printer kit back in March of 2011 but we’ve been so busy this past year that we didn’t get around to opening the box until tonight. Here […]