Author Archive for Kerry Townsend

Building bridges: saving a 3D print using my hands

sunscraper-byhandA Facebook fan recently posted a comment about liking my metal sculpture because he prefers the “hands on” look.

I suspect he thinks, as many people do, that 3D printing is as simple as pushing a button. Well, in this Model T period of 3D printing, it’s anything but.

In fact, the 3D print that just finished printing yesterday actually required me to manipulate the print with my hands while the printer was running ….

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