October 2014 Contest ! ! !

We'll be posting our SeeMeCNC contests here, anyone can enter!
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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby Eaglezsoar » Sat Oct 11, 2014 3:44 pm

A very nice skull!
You guys are going to keep my printer happily printing with all of these great ideas!

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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby HesDeadJim » Sun Oct 12, 2014 11:11 am

These are some shots of the Maleficent horns I'm making for a Halloween costume. The horns were printed in 6 separate pieces and then assembled. I then covered them in Worbla for the texture effect and will add paint and leather for the final finish. The design was created by Clay Cardwell (mrclaybo on the forum) and is available on Thingiverse here:

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:453002

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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby Holy1 » Sun Oct 12, 2014 8:31 pm

This is my first submission for the contest. The model is home grown. The filament is glow in the dark green from Filaments.ca . 210 nozzle and 60 bed. 2.5 layer height fo the first 100mm and 1.5 for the top.

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The spooky ghost glows thanks to glow in the dark filament!




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there is a quarter for size reference


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This is my wife posing for the project.
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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby teejaydub » Sun Oct 12, 2014 11:26 pm

I modeled this dagger for my ten-year-old daughter's Halloween costume - she's going as Annabeth from the Percy Jackson books, and is supposed to have a "leaf-shaped" ancient dagger made of "celestial bronze" strapped to her arm. She tweaked the curves in Blender and I did this test print today. It nearly fills the Orion's available height at this size, and I think it'll be big enough for her, but then again I may have to enlarge it some more and then split it into two files for printing.
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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby Eaglezsoar » Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:45 am

Nice job on the ghost and the knife.

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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby teoman » Mon Oct 13, 2014 7:12 am

Whow, nice ghost.

What software did you use to model the ghost? Is the 3d generated or did you do it manually?
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Postby johnoly99 » Tue Oct 14, 2014 10:43 am

lroger01 wrote:
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My entry is a black widow spider. This spider was printed on my ORION in ABS. The body/head was printed with supports. The legs were printed on a 2 layer raft with supports and the raft was left on to simulate hairy legs.

The final spider is quite large. It made me jump more than once when I forgot it was there!

This spider is an original design. I did reference photos from Thinkstock (I have a license) when designing it. The files have been placed on Thingiverse http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:496999.

So I win, right?



Nice lookin spider! And thanks for sharing the link to the files.!
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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby PartDaddy » Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:45 pm

Dagger looks great too. Post a pic of the two piece one if you print it.
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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby Holy1 » Wed Oct 15, 2014 7:36 pm

Happy Halloween! 2nd submission. Black pla for the Bat and translucent orange from Seemecnc.


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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby Eaglezsoar » Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:50 pm

Your Halloween sign looks great!
It would look very nice in my tree.
Thanks for the idea!

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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby Holy1 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:12 am

Eaglezsoar wrote:Your Halloween sign looks great!
It would look very nice in my tree.
Thanks for the idea!


Great, here is the STL.
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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby Eaglezsoar » Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:39 am

Thank you Holy1. :)

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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby HesDeadJim » Sun Oct 19, 2014 12:44 am

Here's the final Maleficent horns after the Worbla, painting and leatherwork. I think they turned out awesome!
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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby Eaglezsoar » Sun Oct 19, 2014 5:15 am

The horns do look awesome!

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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby McSlappy » Mon Oct 20, 2014 2:48 am

Wow all of these are amazing! I'm totally impressed with everyone in this thread!
I loved my Rostock so much I now sell them in Oz :)

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Postby 626Pilot » Tue Oct 21, 2014 5:25 am

I like the checkers set and the horns the most. Checkers 'cause it's really pretty. Horns because they exemplify what 3D printers can be used to bring to fruition, very quickly and accurately.

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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby Holy1 » Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:09 pm

This was a great model, just had to print it out at full size! https://grabcad.com/library/crystal-skull-1 by Steve Haines. Used glow in the dark PLA @ 2.5 layer height. 13.5 hrs . The "scar" near the top was from the autopsy. (hmm the filament had a whoops). :D

Happy printing!


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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby johnoly99 » Wed Oct 29, 2014 8:12 am

Only two more days guys! Post your entries here to get in on the chance to win one of the prizes!
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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby ewm » Fri Oct 31, 2014 12:13 pm

Cutting it close! I've been diligently working on this project since the 3rd and I am ecstatic with how creepy this turned out. My spouse and I got a Rostock from the 3D expo back towards the end of August and have been having a blast learning how to use it and learning how to use 3D programs. I'm quite the 3D modeling newb this being my first complex organic model so it proved to be quite a challenge for me. I used 123D Creature on an iPad to model the spider with some refining done in Sculptris and 123D Design. I attempted to model it as close to actual anatomy as possible. This is the second version of the model, the original had legs that were too delicate and broke so I made several adjustments to the anatomy of the legs to help with the structure as well as some settings with the printing process.

It was printed in PLA, sanded, and followed up with several layers of spray filler with sanding in between in order to make it nice and smooth. It was then sprayed with semi-gloss black. Unfortunately it's raining too much for me to finish and get the hour glass on in time but I'll be working on that as soon as I can.

My model can be found and downloaded here http://ewm.deviantart.com/art/Realistic ... -489928101

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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby Eaglezsoar » Fri Oct 31, 2014 3:07 pm

The spider is so realistic it would scare the living hell out of me if I saw it and wasn't expecting it.
Excellent job!

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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby Nylocke » Fri Oct 31, 2014 3:13 pm

Browsing Repables, I came up with a killer idea. Hopefully I can pull it off in time, I'm real bad about procrastinating...

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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby johnoly99 » Fri Oct 31, 2014 3:23 pm

THATS A WRAP! Nylocke, man you just missed it! We just voted and posted the winners to our blog. Go check it out guys at http://seemecnc.com/blogs/frontpagenews ... nt-contest

1st place EWM for the 3d printed spider. GREAT job on designing and printing your own designs, and way to go getting good so fast too!
2nd place Jassper for the checkers set. Man if I coudl find more time I'd print one for the shop.
3rd place goes to HesDeadJim for the really cool Maleficent horns.

Congrats to everyone who entered, and you already know you're all winners in our book anyways. Keep those printers warmed up, we're gonna announce next months contest here shortly. Thanksgiving is coming soon, but turkeys are too boring, so we're thinking best character themed turkey, or turduken, or ???? We'll have some fun with it for sure. What would you guys like to see as next months prize? We are now shipping the DropLit kits, so maybe jimMustang was onto something. Maybe first place gets a DropLit DIY Kit?


Thanks again guys, and awesome work. For the winners, make sure you have an account on our store, and then email me (john@seem........) with your email you use on your account and i'll get the prizes sent out asap
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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby Nylocke » Fri Oct 31, 2014 3:28 pm

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IT WOULD HAVE BEEN GREAT

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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby ewm » Fri Oct 31, 2014 3:29 pm

Eaglezsoar wrote:The spider is so realistic it would scare the living hell out of me if I saw it and wasn't expecting it.
Excellent job!


Thanks so much! The spider was a bit creepy when it was gray but once I sprayed the black on it's creepy factor kicked in high gear. I'm looking forward to finishing it up just need to give it more time between coats due to the humidity from the rain.

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Re: October 2014 Contest ! ! !

Postby ewm » Fri Oct 31, 2014 3:40 pm

Thanks so much John for hosting this contest. It helped me learn a lot over the past month and I feel more confident about handling the printer by myself. Had to have my guy guide me along for awhile on how the settings and stuff work until I felt comfortable using the printer and the slicer program. We've been having so much fun with our printer, I believe the former owner named it Casper and we've stuck with the name. I'll find out what email address we are using for the store a bit later today.

Congrats to the other two winners :)


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