Dreambane Sabre

Dreambane Sabre Render

Here’s a quick weapon for the Tranformers War for Cybertron series which was custom designed and modelling over 3-4 hours: Still some touching up to be done for some of the features on it before heading on towards the preparation work for printing but hoping that it all comes out fine as a 0.1 mm resolution print 😉 More updates …

Makerbot Replicator 2 Frequently Jammed Extruder

Do you have any instances when your print suddenly turns into this? And then you have to abandon your print? And you were also having issues loading and unloading your filament? Quite frustrating huh? We had this happened for more than 5 prints and we were quite frustrated frankly. Initially we thought it was the quality of the filament that …

Funbie Studios @ FORK – 28 Feb

It was a pleasure for us to be able to present at the very first FORK event by Syinc, hosted by the wonderful guys from Artistry (wonderful cafe  near Bugis, so do visit them!) Got there pretty early so here’s how the place looks before the event started. As a special last minute thing – here’s a giant robot cardboard …

Going to be at FORK tonight!

Gonna be a night out for us tonight, as we showcase some of the whacky stuff we do at FORK! A first in the series of events, FORK is (and I quote): a celebration of neat side–projects; especially ones that make world a little better (and authentic!). We want to take all the “unknown” independent tinkerers doing what they love …

PLA filament for Makerbot Replicator 2

Red Filament Spool

Filament is like blood to the heart(extruder) of a 3d printer. It comes in a variety of colors including the super cool glow in the dark filament. The Makerbot Replicator 2 comes with a complimentary spool of PLA. We got ours in Natural color. However, we have a slight issue with this source of filament. The MBI 1.75 mm PLA …

Quick Test of Embedded SketchFab Model

SketchFab

Just chanced across this awesome site, SketchFab,  which allows for embedded of 3D models in websites, so here’s a shot at embedding the 3D model for the Ambrot Blaster: Try going full screen to see the model in a larger scale. Here are the other controls too: This model can be grabbed over at: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:47037 too! =)

Thoughts as We Head into a 3D Printed Future

3D Printer Revolution

With the start of 2013, a lot of hype has been raised as 3D printing as a new and upcoming technology, with some pundits even predict it as a game changer for industries. While the 3D printing technology definitely is poised to bring the new capability of plastics forming, at a much more afforable level, we don’t think that it …

Project – Dune II Wind Trap 3D Printed Model

Dune II Wind Trap Modelled

This latest project is based off one of our favorite retro games which sparked the launch of the strategy game genre – Dune II The Wind Trap is one of the basic foundational strucutres and as can be seen, even features prominently on the cover art. Here are some in-game reference shots of it: Detailing aside, it has a pretty …

Previewing and Animating your 3D Printout

If you are looking for a way to preview how your 3d printer would actually print your object, check out this video. Cool right? To produce your own animation like the one shown in the youtube video, this is how. Gcode2vtk First, go to this website to download the Makerbot/Reprap/Skeinforge gcode to vtk file converter. After you have downloaded the converter, …