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“3D Printing: The Next Industrial Revolution?” Forum at RiAus, Adelaide

DFEEST, Intel Labs, RiAus and Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT) presented a forum and technical workshop about 3D printing on Feb 20th 2012 at RiAus in Adelaide. Speakers from Ponoko, Intel, UniSA and many more examined the impact … Continue reading

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Preparing for SheppArton Festival

In preparation for SheppArton Festival we have decided to print our own luggage tags as well as other specific items for the event. This leads us to some rather technical problems of working out scale and ensuring the meshes are … Continue reading

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We’re dreaming of a White Plastic Christmas

The first printed snowflake of the festive season.  We’re hoping it will be joined by many more. 

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From conception to reality – how to 3D print.

The actual software process of 3D printing is relatively simple, so I have decided to show a very basic flow chart of how you can create an object. 

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Gavin Artz’s TEDx Talk on 3D Printing

ANAT CEO, Gavin Artz, did a talk on 3D printing at TEDx in Adelaide on November 12th that inspired much tweeting!!/TEDxADL Illustrator James Fosdike was present on the day to visually document all the talks – the picture below … Continue reading

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Creativity and 3D Printing (or the rationale behind ANAT’s 3D printing program)

ANAT (the Australian Network for Art and Technology) has been supporting artists engaging with science and technology for over 23 years.  During this time, we have developed skills transfer workshops and labs around emerging technologies that we believe are of … Continue reading

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Warped cubes, re-calibration and successful printing!

Our first attempts at making stuff with our ToM were somewhat unsuccessful – see some of our warped test cubes below! cube printing video However thanks to David Chan’s expert advice and some support from the online Makerbot community we … Continue reading

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Working on the MakerBot Chain Gang

Sunday 23 October 2011 :: Assembly Day has arrived!  

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It’s Arrived!

Our Thing-o-matic arrived this week, in pieces as expected. Sifting through the different pieces to ensure we had all the required pieces gave us also a better idea of what type of task it is going to be to construct the … Continue reading

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