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printer ceramic bowl

updated wed 24 feb 10


Peggy Thompson on tue 23 feb 10

Don't some of the elders here remember another gadget that made
plastic colorful bowls in thehome as needed?

logan johnson on tue 23 feb 10

Hey Peggy & All,

I saw a video on that ! (You Tube ? but not sure)

It could have been while I was researching "Retro Kitchens" You just pu=
t in the plastic blank & in no time BAM ! one plastic bowl.
I'll see if I can find it .

Logan Johnson
Yakima Valley Pottery & Supply
719 W Nob Hill Blvd. Ste C
Yakima, WA 98902
"Carpe Argillam!!"

From: Peggy Thompson
Sent: Tue, February 23, 2010 8:15:04 AM
Subject: Printer ceramic bowl

Don't some of the elders here remember another gadget that made
plastic colorful bowls in thehome as needed?

steve graber on tue 23 feb 10

i'm familiar with several devices for what=3DA0are called Rapid Prototype m=
hines.=3DA0 using everything from cookie dough to wax to plastic powders to=
arious metals; all priced from $14,000 to $500,000.=3DA0 =3D0A=3D0Ai credit=
g access to these machines with planting the seed to make my texture tool.=
=3DA0 i justified buying the high end machines at the day job.=3DA0 the FIR=
ST t=3D
hings i made were pottery texture tools!=3DA0 on a 1/2 million dollar machi=
!=3DA0 what great use of the dollar!=3DA0 i made some really cool tools tho=
..=3DA0 they can't be made by any other process...=3DA0 and can only be see=
n in=3D
my workshop...=3DA0 although i did pass a few to other friends...=3D0A=3D0=
Ai sta=3D
y alert to what's out there just in case they get down to being afordable.=
=3DA0 while the lowest price machine, the $14k one, is pretty cool, it's bu=
d rate is slow, and it's final part durability is pretty bad.=3DA0 the next=
n line is about $35,000 with very good durability parts, but also very slow=
build times.=3DA0 =3D0A=3D0Athey use these machines on the space station, =
and in=3D
army field trailers to make spare parts on demand.=3DA0 companies use them=
o quickly build product designs and hash out ideas.=3DA0 i expect them to r=
ch a bottom price of about $10,000 one day, with still slow build rates...=
=3DA0 we'll likely see them show up at trade shows or sex shops for toys on=
emand...=3D0A=3D0A~ honest - i saw a NOVA show once that followed man's cre=
n of new technology going hand-in-hand with the evolution of pornography.=
=3DA0 the invention of the camera - then pictures of naked girls.=3DA0 the =
e camera?=3DA0 same thing.=3DA0 video camera?=3DA0 yeah...=3DA0 even when w=
e brough=3D
t in that $500,000 Vanguard 3D Systems machine, some engineer in the compan=
y sent me a computer file of a naked female torso.=3DA0 =3D0A=3D0Ayes i bui=
lt tha=3D
t AFTER i built the pottery tools....=3DA0 she actually makes a nice stamp.=
=3DA0 =3D0A=3D0A=3DA0Steve Graber, Graber's Pottery, Inc=3D0AClaremont, Cal=
ifornia US=3D
A=3D0AThe Steve Tool - for awesome texture on pots! =3D0Awww.graberspottery=
.com=3D =3D0A=3D0A=3D0AOn Laguna Clay's website=3D0Ahttp:=
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nt: Tue, February 23, 2010 8:15:04 AM=3D0A> Subject: Printer ceramic bowl=
=3D0A> Don't some of the elders here remember another gadget that made=3D0=
stic =3D0A> colorful bowls in thehome as needed?=3D0A=3D0A=3D0A