Showing posts from February 1, 2015

More Latex Items

Simon from Eldritch  is once again showing the fantastic levels of detail that can be achieved in LRP items when the foam is laser cut. I only cut the Fleur De Lis the fantastic edging was done using the Mandala Studios    Silvertail laser cutter (now in stock btw). I can't wait till I need some new LRP weapons I'll be headed straight to Eldritch to see what we can come up with.

Project #1: New 3D Printer, Part 1

For the longest time I've been quite anti 3D printers. It's a lot of time and effort to end up with a noddy little plastic toy that's badly ribbed along the edges and could often be made easier with alternate tools (like a laser cutter). It's really about using the right tool for the job though and there are things that 3D printers can do better. So I used my Christmas money to buy myself a 3D printer kit so I could fulfil some very specific projects I have lined up this year. I found a 3D printer kit on line that was very cheap (<£300). It's a variant of the Prusa I3  with a bowden extruder , something I specifically require. It would be very easy for me to knock this printer due to the poor assembly instructions but each time I think about but I find most of my complaints cancel out when I remember how cheap it is. All it really needs is someone in the UK whose built one to answer queries quickly and without the language barrier so I've decided to s

Signpost Arrows

Made from 6mm Birch plywood, these arrows will be painted up and attached to a signpost mad Hatter stylee.