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Real Object to 3D Print

Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:37 pm
by NCSophie
I have looked at and played with some of the 3D modeling programs out there and they seem to be the type of project that I do not have the time, skill set nor patience to master. Does anyone have any experience using the software that can take a series of 2D photographs and convert them to a 3D rendering? I played with one this weekend that took 50 pictures of a subject taken from different angles and stitched them all together into a very nice looking 3D photo. The next step would be to get it into a format that could be sent to a printer.

I am just getting started in T and would like to more with my Z scale, this process seems like it would kill two birds with one stone. Do the Z scale model and then print at 50% scale for T Gauge.

Re: Real Object to 3D Print

Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:40 pm
by NCSophie
Oh, and I should probably mention that I don't actually even have a 3D printer, (yet) but I'm thinking that for these smaller scales a resin printer would likely have a better resolution.


Re: Real Object to 3D Print

Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:30 am
by gbtrains
If you need to print out to contact us via message in this forum site and we see what we can do in order to get your thindgs printed out.

Liquid resin are better but and be messy and still takes time for printing off and can only get a certain amount of models before adding more liquids to the draw.

I have got a Wanhao 3d Printer Duplicator 9 Mk2 about £350 but have to assemble and is a 300mm by 300mm by 400mm to printing space. :P

have fun creating your models then :D