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Printing Art At Home With A 3D Printer

July 9, 2013 9:26 a.m.

A Vista resident is using his own 3D Printer to create famous works of art in his home. His copies are made out of plastic, but can look eerily like the original. Increased consumer access to 3D printers is raising questions for museums.

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CosmoWenman | July 9, 2013 at 10:15 a.m. ― 9 months, 2 weeks ago

You can photos and download the 3D printable files of the Barbara Hepworth 3D print here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:108641

Along with the other museum scans I've published so far: http://www.thingiverse.com/CosmoWenman/designs

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Smithsonian_3d | July 9, 2013 at 11:55 a.m. ― 9 months, 2 weeks ago

Keep a look out for exciting Smithsonian updates on our 3D projects and 3D data on fb and twitter - https://www.facebook.com/3d.si.edu and @3D_Digi_SI

- Great work Cosmo, we are fans! When are visting our museums in DC? :)

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