Here’s a new video article from me about plastic coating foam or expanded polystyrene prop and costume pieces: XRobots.co.uk/coating
Having used Shapeways for a 3D printed part recently, I found that it wasn’t that cheap. However the video below from Makerbot Industries shows that if you actually own a 3D printer the pieces come out dramatically cheaper.
Here’s a video that’s really worth watching, about Shapeways and Quirky – both online manufacturers that essentially use crowdsourcing for product designs.
Here’s quite an interesting video about making the patterns for marine propellers. You could probably do this with a 4 axis CNC machine, but the old way is the best.
Short video from me about making a custom shaped pie dish.
This video is quite boring and repetitive - which explains why I’ve not been that motivated to get on with it
Another video from me, and more info at on my website.
OpenVision Control is an open source piece of vision tracking software. Looks ideal for robots that need to track objects.