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A Molecular Near Miss!
Moka Pot Espresso Cup
During the holidays at the end of 2017, I had a bit of time to return to my occasional hobby of 3D printing. I figured I would design a couple of new espresso cups. I always seem to come back to 3D printed porcelain cups. I suppose it’s a nice …
The triumphant return of the 3D printed rocket cup
Back in April, a colleague in the Fine Arts department sent a short email whose main body said, roughly, “What’s this I hear about your rocket cups? where can I get a couple?”. Never one to turn away a potential customer, I began to compose a reply in which I …
Moon Shot Espresso Cup, Mark III
The Moon Shot Espresso Cup has gone through several iterations. In the beginning, it was a concept design that I uploaded to Shapeways, only to have it rejected—their old ceramic printing process wasn’t up to the cup’s level of detail. Fortunately, around that time I found my way to London …
Little Dipper, Mark II
I’m pleased to show off another prototype fabricated using the new Shapeways porcelain process, a print of the Little Dipper. There isn’t much that needs to be said here. The object is basically identical in size and shape to the version printed using the old ceramic process. The main difference …
Moon shot espresso cup, Mark II
Regular readers of this blog (ha!!) will recall that while in London last year I created an espresso cup embossed with a map of the lunar surface. I had originally attempted to send the cup to Shapeways for printing, but was told that the fine details would be completely lost …
A 3D printed coffee cup with a knotted handle.
3D printed kippahs
It’s a well known fact that all mathematical art must eventually be worn on one’s head. Let’s cut out the middleman and create mathematical hats.
Moon Shot Espresso Cup
I designed an espresso cup mapped with a bas-relief lunar surface. When I discovered that it couldn’t be 3D printed directly in ceramic, I designed to cast it by hand.