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Saturday, September 18 2021

Fini!

Nikki FINALLY finished her Sherman Calliope.     Came out Pretty Darn good!!! Now get to work on the Nebelwerfer!!!! LOVE YA BABY!!!  

Thursday, September 9 2021

The TWO most ANNOYING units in Company of Heroes.

The beginning of Gwen's Nebelwerfer to accompany her Sherman Calliope.  YES, she's a Company of Heroes nut, lol. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nebelwerfer   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T34_Calliope    

Wednesday, September 8 2021

Goliath, Stencils applied

I have the first layer of stencils on, at least on the main body. We'll how these work out. I may need to use a thicker, sticker material. And the clear is a bit of a bitch to see, lol Hrmm, looking at the larger "blown up" image, I may need to use another material any how. I might have a  […]

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Assembled Goliath Base Coat

Just a bit of touch-up here and there, let it dry and I should be able to apply the first layer of stencils.  I think I do need to find a good primer. Not sure if it's that I'm handling it a bit too soon or the Army Painter paint isn't adhering the best without a primer.    

Goliath Base Coat

I've got my base coat down. I'm going to do a traditional color camo but in a digital. I'm also going to try a different technique. Layering sticky stencils for the colors. Base coat of matte black, add some stencils then a coat of brown, rinse repeat for green. I'll see how this works and see if I  […]

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Tuesday, August 24 2021

DC Gallery

I've created a Gallery for Design Creations. The Galley showcases the Design and creations I've done. Everything from 3D Printed items, Woodworks, Laser Engravings/Etchings and painted Miniatures. Even Essence of Magic has some goodies in there! https://gallery.designcreations.us

Tuesday, April 20 2021

Voronoi Vase Print

A neat print we did the other day. Took 2 days to print!!! Then I practiced my limited airbrush skills painting it. We have another one scaled to 50% on the Prusa right now. We'll see how that one comes out.    

Thursday, April 8 2021

Artsy Fartsy Night, We are even MORE INSANE!!!

Did some work on the 3D Printers, yup they are being right pains in the asre! Nikki painted her corner shelf, came up with a new design few her coasters. We went through some of our "tried and true" products on Etsy. Not a terribly exciting night, but we were there!!! -- Watch on Twitch at  […]

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Thursday, April 1 2021

"Artsy Fartsy" - We are INSANE!!!

Did some serious screwing around with the 3D Printers, some success, some failure. Still getting the workflow down. Nikki created a bookend on the GlowForge and some coasters. She even used the table saw!!!! Watch on Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/videos/971933230 Or from YouTube  

Saturday, March 27 2021

"Friday Night Lights" - Rinse, Repeat, Same Ol' Same Ol'

A SEVEN AND A HALF HOUR MARATHON!!! Yup, we done broke our record!!! Did quite a few GlowForge projects, a few 3D Prints, some 3D design (made a keyboard support for the craft table). Went through the leveling process on the Ender 3v2 with the BL-Touch and Smith3D firmware. (right around the 3 hour  […]

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Thursday, March 25 2021

"Artsy Fartsy" - What can we whip up tonight?

Not a super exciting stream, we're still getting back into the swing of things, we'll get there soon, we PROMISE! Nikki slung some more paint and stain, we fired off a GlowForge project or two. Then Ender was cruising away doing a pegboard paint bottle holder. I set up an M1A1 print project to  […]

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"Movers, Shakers and Makers" Some new tools, a new airbrush! Woo Hoo

Almost 5 and a half hours tonight!! Showed off the new Table Saw. Slung some paint with the new airbrush. Printed some "nerdy"; stuff, Star Trek Comm Badges and painted them. Nikki did some cutting boards, showed off a new design. DO BE AWARE - Around about 4 hours and 10 minutes there is  […]

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Saturday, March 13 2021

"Saturday Night Live!" - A weee impromptu stream.

A look at some of the completed prints and some of the To Do prints. Watch on Twitch - http://designcreations.design/     BE AWARE- I did do some ranting about programmers and laziness and the sad state of affairs in the software development process lately. I know NOT ALL programmers are lazy and  […]

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"Friday Night Lights" - Better Late Than Never!!!

Quickie update since we didn't do a full stream at 7pm. Have a few products going on the Printers, a Star Trek Voyager in the Prusa, another Trinket Box run in the Ender and another Moon Phase Clock in the GlowForge. Watch on Twitch too! - http://designcreations.design/  […]

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Wednesday, February 24 2021

Movers, Shakers and Makers! Marathon Stream!

Whew! A 4 hour and 45 minute stream!! We are beat! Made an incense burner for Essence of Magic to fulfill an order that came in today, whooohoo! Then we moved on to creating a new Pirate Chest Trinket Box in 3DS Max, slicing it and sending it to the Prusa! Hopefully just over 7 hours from now we  […]

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Wednesday, February 17 2021

Back in the swing of things!

We are firing up the Twitch stream again and starting to stream on a schedule. Yes we promise, we will stick to it this time!! This session is about our experience with 3D Printers and 3D Printing from a newcomer's perspective. 3D Printers and 3D Printing from a newcomer's perspective. What I have  […]

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