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Photogrammetry desktop software

For our Craft Council Make:Shift:Do project at the end of October 2017, we want to be able to take pictures of an object and turn the pictures into a file our 3D printer can print the object from. The following … Continue reading

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Cloud based Photogrammetry tests

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_photogrammetry_software I used the comparison article on wikipedia to choose 3 free to use cloud based photogrammetry services. I selected:  http://www.arc3d.be/, http://www.phov.eu/use-phov/, https://recap.autodesk.com. Note: arc3d requires a desktop application to to pre-process and upload the pictures. The application is available … Continue reading

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Make:Shift:Do project – Photogrammetry

For the Craft Council Make:Shift:Do project at the end of the October 2017, we want to build a system which can scan a component or item and produce a 3D file which can be fed into the 3D printer to … Continue reading

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Craft Council – Make:Shift:Do

A nationwide programme of craft innovation workshops for children and young people, 27-28 October 2017. Makerspaces, fablabs, museums, galleries, and libraries nationwide are throwing open their doors and offering a tinker-tastic range of making workshops and activities to open your eyes to the potential … Continue reading

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Do It Yourself Open Source Hardware and Software Hacker friendly Modular Laptop

  Do It Yourself Open Source Hardware and Software Hacker friendly Modular Laptop Price 225.00 EUR https://www.olimex.com/Products/DIY-Laptop/KITS/TERES-A64-BLACK/open-source-hardware Build instructions. https://www.olimex.com/Products/DIY-Laptop/resources/TERES-I.pdf

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Last meeting of 2016

The CNC framework is built and the drive motors are installed.  

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Meeting 10 December 2016

The CNC router starts to take shape. Drive motors will be fitted next.   Getting the Christmas tree ready for the last meeting of 2016. Next Saturday, the 17th December, 10am start.  

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