Autodesk 123D – Personal Fabrication, 3D Printing, and Making Products and Services.
Autodesk’s awesome app 123d make is out now. I’ve had a quick play around with a couple of the models i have on hand and the results are stunning!
My only gripe so far would have to be the inefficiency of the nesting it preforms pre-export to .eps. An additional step would be to take the patterns out to .dxf format and use a nesting program like myfreenesting.com.
I will have a play around in the next few days and post up some results.
Check out this rendering of a home-brew CNC Machine designed by Adam Lynch, a student at RMIT’s Industrial Design department. It’s looking really good and nothing like a ‘home-brew’ machine, this piece of kit is shaping up to be a very promising project. I’ll be delivering some updates on the build through the blog so stay tuned.
CNC milling machine by Adam Lynch
Here is a time lapse of the machine’s build:
Piccolo the tiny CNC-bot from diatom studio on Vimeo.
This little project looks awesome! They don’t seem to have released the source files yet, but I’m definitely keeping an eye on this