[Lab] Looking forward to the next Wednesday meeting

Andrew Plumb andrew at plumb.org
Thu Nov 3 14:24:21 EDT 2011

Glad you could make it out!

Btw, that GPL'd parametric human model thing I mentioned is at http://www.makehuman.org/


On 2011-11-03, at 2:01 PM, Stephen Burke wrote:

> I had a great time at last night's meeting.  I really enjoyed seeing Andrew and the Cupcake in action (the other cupcakes were delicious).  Truly a nice piece of equipment, and small enough for any enthusiast (my wife still told me "No" when I suggested getting one - dang!).  The laser cutter was impressive too, and the soldering station is really well equipped.  I just might have to move in.
> Andrew - thanks for the suggestion to build a fully articulated, human model based upon my 3D Studio renderings.  I would not try to accomplish such a task on my own, perhaps others at Mod Lab would be interested in a collaberative project.  It certainly would be an envelope-pushing undertaking; requiring robotics, electronics, artistic painting and advanced model making skills.
> With regards to 3D models, if anyone has a need for large acrylic plastic parts (build volume 11" x 7" x 8") that would not be easily built on the Cupcake, my employer has offered use of company equipment at a minimal cost to Mod Lab members.
> I will be bringing my 14 yr old son to the next meeting; he has interests in object oriented programming, robotics and electronics.  Mod Lab looks like a perfect venue for him to gain some insight.
> Stephen Burke
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