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September 18, 2014 AT 2:00 am

3D Printing Artist Laurie Berenhaus – Pulling Strings and Saving Puppets From Extinction #3DxEntertainment #3DThursday #3DPrinting

3D Printing Artist Laurie Berenhaus – Pulling Strings and Saving Puppets From Extinction, from 3Dprint.com:

3D printing has been wowing the world with innovations in making items such as prosthetics, casts, and implants. Puppets can benefit from 3D printed parts now also, it turns out. If your puppet needs a new knee or elbow joint, now you can order a la cart, through the growing catalog at BYOPuppet.

BYOPuppet, created by 3D artist Laurie Berenhaus, is an evolving catalog of 3D printed joints and parts designed to help storytellers. Laurie offers resources for 3D printed parts and joints for individuals building and repairing their own puppets. She is building a catalog of universal parts where artists and puppeteers have the tools to ‘mash up’ their own creations, with “joints” designed to fit standard sized PVC pipes so one has the power to create any size puppet they’d like.

Laurie’s objective is twofold in that she wants to continue the rich history of puppet theater, as well as empowering those involved in making their own creations through 3D printing. In creating her inventory for puppet parts, she encourages other artists to share their stories and explain what parts they need. Her goal is to make puppetry more accessible and help fellow storytellers grow.

The BYOPuppet website includes a catalog that allows the customer to pick a part that they wish to purchase and then order through Shapeways, where they are redirected. All of the BYOPuppet parts can also be found on the Shapeways Shop….

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