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04/29/2017 03:00 AM
The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 18.17
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Don your favorite bathrobe, cream that coffee, and get comfortable with this week’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader. The Weekend Reader features a handful of the most interesting articles featured on the ‘Smack over the past week ranging from tips and tricks to inspirational designs, processes, and more. So lay back, relax and take a load off […]

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04/28/2017 02:55 PM
Snapmaker is the Swiss Army Knife of 3D Printers with All-Metal Modular Design
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Stand-alone, desktop 3D printers seem to be going the way of the Dodo bird with the introduction of all-in-one machines, which offer more than simple printing. There are an increasing of companies who have eschewed traditional 3D printing to incorporate additional functionality. I used to think it was all a gimmick, but after seeing a […]

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04/28/2017 12:14 PM
Watch a Paper Saw Blade Slice Through Dozens of Random Objects
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Last August, woodworker John Heisz blew up the internet after demonstrating the cutting power of a single piece of 8×11 paper when cut into a circular disc and mounted it like a 40-tooth wood shredder in an average table saw. Not only was this seemingly harmless piece of paper capable of delivering the mother of […]

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04/28/2017 12:00 PM
This Cardboard Artist Can Create Just About Anything Out of Amazon Boxes
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Few materials are as cheap and versatile as cardboard, which makes it a perfect building material for everything from rough prototypes to even finished products. Put in the hands of a true artist, however, and the material elevates to a new dimension entirely. At least, this is the case with Japanese artist Monomi Ohno. While […]

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04/28/2017 10:44 AM
Friday Smackdown: Tons of Punch Punch
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When the missile batteries fired, most were prepared, but some were left scurrying into their houses in a panic. We were ready though – forks in hand, napkins around the neck, and bottles of hot, steaming syrup for everyone. All at once they started falling – pancakes – fluffy as the center of these puffy, […]

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04/27/2017 03:15 PM
Desktop Metal Finally Surfaces With Two Startling Products
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Desktop Metal has finally shown their 3D metal printing technology, and from a first look, it does appear to be game changing in several respects. The mysterious east coast startup has been a bit of a puzzle for some time now. We’ve seen only glimpses of their equipment and hints of powerful capabilities. But now […]

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04/27/2017 05:04 AM
Get Lifetime Access to 2TB of Secure Cloud Storage for Just $59.99
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These days, it’s nearly impossible to avoid having to use the cloud for at least some sort of file storage—even if it’s just a few photos off of your phone. And for more serious users, juggling huge amounts of important data can be cumbersome without a serious and dedicated Cloud storage account. For those looking […]

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04/25/2017 05:23 AM
Watch a Skilled Woodworker Create Fibonacci Spirals with Wood Shavings
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As the story goes, Leonardo Pisano Bigollo was a young man in his twenties during the year 1202. A member of a prominent local trading family, he spent a lot of time traveling to the Middle East. During his travels to the Arabic countries, he became enamored by the mathematical ideas and formulas used in […]

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04/25/2017 05:05 AM
SolidSmack Radio | The Corner Radius
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This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist knocks you in the pop sockets with head-boppin’ groove tuneage to help propel you through the work week in style. Whether you find yourself inking markers until they’re dry, grinding material through a bandsaw, or working that 3D geometry all day, consider these fresh tracks as a tool for […]

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04/24/2017 01:48 PM
Model of the Week: McCree’s Blackwatch Peacekeeper [It’s High Noon!]
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If you’re an Overwatch fan or just need an obnoxiously large and enormously uncomfortable, yet completely badass pistol to tote around, look no further. It doesn’t fire bullets, pellets, Nerf darts or anything else, but with McCree’s Blackwatch Peacekeeper in hand, people will know you mean business (nerdy, gamefan business). And, should you need to use it […]

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