We finally had a chance to play around with Autodesk’s Ember 3D-printer. We wanted to test their claim of being able to print incredibly small details so we designed a spiralling structure with our Hyphae system. The branches that make up this network go down to .35 millimeters in diameter and the entire thing was printed with no supports…..which is good because the result is incredibly fragile so there would be no way to remove them safely. The piece you see below was printed with Ember’s medium settings and took about 4 hours to print.
read more on: http://n-e-r-v-o-u-s.com/blog/?p=6814
Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, so each Thursday we celebrate and highlight these bold pioneers!
Have you considered building a 3D project around an Arduino or other microcontroller? How about printing a bracket to mount your Raspberry Pi to the back of your HD monitor? And don’t forget the countless LED projects that are possible when you are modeling your projects in 3D!