Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mighty Bottle Opener

I’ve been wanting something printable that I could carry around with me, especially after this Colbert Report thing. I finally settled on designing a bottle opener: something I could show off. There’s already a bottle opener you can print, and … Continue reading

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SketchUp to STL Plugin with No Dialogs

When designing parts for the Makerbot my tool of choice is Google SketchUp. I’m able to do this easily (and for free) due to the work of Nathan Bromham and Konrad Shroeder. Their skp_to_dxf plugin quickly exports my model into … Continue reading

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Laser-Cut Business Cards

I’ve really been saturating the blog with ear-bud wrap posts lately. This should be the last one for a while. I decided to order some laser-cut copies of the earbud-wrap business card. They were a bit expensive, but I’ve been … Continue reading

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