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Ceramic 3D Printing KIT coming to KickStarter!

Editorial: Anatoly Berezkin from the recently found Stoneflower3d clay printer company is delighted to present his ceramics 3d printing kit. The kit will be available at kickstarter soon. It consists of a piston driven Cartridge connected to the Auger operated Extruder by tube. It can handle a slightly diluted clay and a wide variety of […]

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Harder Than It Looks : Reflections on Two Years of Clay Printer Design

By: Tom Lauerman All we wanted to do was substitute one material in the 3d printing process for another. A simple exchange of clay in the place of plastic. The hardest work had already been done. Extrusion printing in plastic originated in 1988 and open source plastic 3D printers emerged in the late 2000’s. In […]

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SEEM[N]EST by Studio UnSeen, Estonia.

Authors: Studio UnSeen Ljudmilla, Georgijeva, Tiia Vahula, Madis Kaasik Coauthors: Newcastle University Experimental Architecture Group. Studio UnSeen is a Tallinn based design practice that explores robotic       manufacturing methods and their implementation in contemporary architecture, interior and product design. Their current focus is on experimenting with 3D printed ceramics, working at the crossroads […]

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Metal DIY clay Extruder from StoneFlower3d

from the stonewflow3d website:  CLAY EXTRUDER Prototype V 1.0 a metal DIY clay extruder from Stoneflower3D   There is a high interest of 3D printing and DIY community in experimenting with new materials and technologies. To contribute and promote this activity we developed a simple, robust and affordable full-metal clay extruder for 3D printing. It […]

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Printed Pots, Joan and Jack Hardie

Joan and Jack Hardie items are for sale at thebiscuitfactory.com Joan and Jack Hardie live and work in Cumbria, UK, at the edge of the Lake District National Park. Joan and Jack have been creating pots for over 40 years. In 2014 they experimented with printing clay using a 3D printer; this made it possible […]

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Gravity powered, The Z-machine !

  Z Machine is a fully mechanical Clay 3D Printer, powered by 20 kilograms of weight. The printer, driven by chains and gears, works as a geometry calculator that prints out an unlimited amount of geometric shapes. The printed clay can then be glazed and fired to become a piece of elegant Crafts.  

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Future Archaeology by Bryan Czibesz

by Bryan Czibesz: Both the potter’s wheel and ceramics 3D printer function as fresh tools of invention, bringing undiscovered opportunities for the material. For Czibesz and Spangler, their tools become an extension of themselves. Czibesz fabricates and customizes his 3D printer, instructing the machine how to mold the clay with digital scans, designs and alterations. Spangler […]

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Matter Meddles with Math

Author : Matthias Weber in colaboration with, Malcolm Mobutu Smith. Word from the editor: Matter Meddles with Math was part of a project at Indiana University (Bloomington) with the name “(Re)Imagining Science”, where artists and scientists would collaborate on artistic rendering of scientific objects. The outcome was a small exhibit with works from eight teams, […]

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Column, by Erno Langenberg

Author: Erno Langenberg Edit by: Yao vd Heerik Column 11001111001010011000101000 is an ornamental ceramic column, built out of 26 bespoke 3D printed stacked elements. Erno Langenberg is an architect, researcher and educator based in Amsterdam. He is the founder of the architecture office ELstudio and is currently a researcher in digital fabrication at the Amsterdam […]

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Repurposing Portland stone waste

Author: Marlieke Wijnakker Novi Limestone Printer Instead of creating more waste we have to come up with ideas to diminish the existing pile. Quarrying is an inefficient process with most of the waste created going into aggregates. In an effort to sustainably deal with this high amount of valuable limestone waste, Jack Biltcliffe, in collaboration […]

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Artist Heather Kegel creates stunning 3D printed ceramics

Source: Hetherkagelart While we have written about a number of 3D printed ceramics products, most of them do not mention the work that goes into making them. This time the Colorado-based ceramist Heather Kegel has provided some background as she shows how she creates her own pieces of 3D printed pottery. instagram As we all […]

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Build your own ceramic delta 3D printer

source: Jonathan Keep Annoyed and frustrated by 3D Systems buying out and then stopping the production of the RapMan 3D printer. This was the first kit printer Belgian design duo Unfold adapted to print with clay and has subsequently been copied and widely used by others, I decided to develop my own replacement 3D printer. […]

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Full Length Feature: New Digital Craft

Author: Saskia van der Linden. A new 21st Century Craft. Large 3D clay printer manufactures skilfully crafted ceramics impossible to produce on a potter’s wheel. While ceramic 3Dprinters are becoming more common the cost of 3D printed consumer stoneware is still high. Dutch Design duo, Marlieke & Yao from Vormvrij|3D, has spent the last year […]