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Gingerbread TARDIS Cookies

So you probably heard that we’ve been playing with 3D printing at Mad Art Lab. But seriously, can you really do anything practical with this stuff? Well, how about cookies? Cookies are practical, right?

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MadArtBot: Turning Shapes Into Things

So, have you designed any 3D objects yet? No? What, you say you can’t? Liar! If you can draw shapes, you can make a 3D model. Today, we’re going to walk you through a couple easy ways to make a 3D model from a drawing. Ready?

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MadArtBot: Designing 3D Things

So, you’ve probably noticed that we at Mad Art Lab have been playing with 3D printers. Lots of fun, these things. You can take designs on your computer and print them off as actual, physical objects. How cool is that? But you might be thinking to yourself, “What could I …

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MadArtBot: Birth of a 3-D Printer – Part 3

Part 3 – The Extruder Years My darling, I write to you from the battlefield that is my living room. Parts are strewn hither and yon like the detritus from a child’s willful rampage through a toy chest. I do not know how much longer my urge to clean will …

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MadArtBot: Birth of a 3-D Printer – Part 2

Well, it seems I was way off base when I said Ben Franklin invented Linux. He only advocated for the adoption by the founding fathers user group. Madison actually wrote the code. At any rate, welcome back for part two of our 3-D printer odyssey. If you’re just joining us …

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MadArtBot: Birth of a 3-D Printer – Part 1

BOO! Ben Franklin is scary, right? Today’s Halloween post is below this one, so be sure to check that out first. Then come back to see why Ben is looking at you disapprovingly. Back? OK! When Benjamin Franklin invented Linux in 1772, he never foresaw the stir that, once the …

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