Jamie’s Design Iterations Continued

Today I have continued iterating my design. I spent long hours yesterday working to achieve an old school gramophone aesthetic, as you can see in my previous blog post, but have today come to the decision that I should stick to a more modern look. When designing a product, it is important to push your […]

3D Printing for Cosplay and Props

Cosplay has been around for many years now, but with the help of 3D printing, we’re seeing some amazingly creative applications. Woolie Madden, host of the Super Best Friendcast podcast, is an avid player of the video game Overwatch. He needed some help putting the finishing touches on his costume for the character of Lúcio.   Lúcio’s […]

3DPhacktory Featured on InnerSPACE

In case you missed it, we were interviewed on the program InnerSPACE to talk about 3D printing and the applications for movies.

Join Our Journey Contest Winner Announced

Congratulations to the Join Our Journey contest winner Sarah! Watch her dream toy, Skippy the Racing Bug, come to life with help from us and Energizer® EcoAdvanced™ batteries – the world’s first long lasting, high-performance AA battery made with 4% recycled batteries. We had a blast working with Sarah and bringing her dream toy to […]

Smoothing, Painting and Finishing 3D Printed Parts

In a previous blog post we showed how we took a client’s character artwork from a sketch, to a 3D model, to a tangible custom action figure. Using the the client’s sketches, our designers created 3D models which were printed in ABS using our FDM printers.   The ABS material makes for very strong prints but […]