A 3D printed useable boat

which competed in the 42nd Annual Milk Carton Derby in the Seattle area
The new ‘Washington Open Object Fabricator’ Group (WOOF), UW Engineering students and the Open 3D Printing Lab managed to manufacture a boat from shredded HDPE milk jugs and a hacked Plasma Cutter named ‘Big Red’.

3D Printing on such a scale is not easy – HDPE is a finicky material; warpage, extrusion and low-speed meant long nights and a great deal of fretting.

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Source: solidsmack.com

 

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