Yet another unique wand design - a tribute to Ravenclaw
Wand making is our favourite past time.
Printing Lego is fun
As this is our first printer which can print usable Lego items we continued to experiment with Lego items.
We tried Harry Potter in Lego this time
Of course we started printing Harry Potter related things with our new printer immediately.
Because three printers were not enough
We bought yet another printer - this time an SLA.
Our biggest challenge from the Harry Potter universe so far
We had to make the sword too.
The second raven wand design - a tribute to Ravenclaw
Two raven wands in a row.
Yet another unique wand design - a tribute to Ravenclaw
Wand making is our favourite past time.
Storing memories this way would be very useful
This time making the model and print it was the easy part.
Ron's first wand - which he broke his second year in Hogwarts
This is one of the simplest wand we have made so far.
Harry Potter has owned several different wands, though only this wand is considered truly his
We made Harry's wand the usual way.
There are lots of wands in the Harry Potter Universe
Luna's wand now, but we are working on other wands right now.
We continue experimenting with gilding
We're still learning about the gilding, but we are better at it every day.
We are still in business, just too busy to document it
Just an idle print to print something not related to Harry Potter.
A way to avoid the time consuming painting
We came to realize the most time consuming part of 3D printing is the painting of the printed objects.
Three years of printing
We celebrate our 3D printing era at Halloween every year.
We didn't forget to make it
A perfect gift for a forgetful spouse.
"What did you expect? Pumpkin Juice?"
It was inevitable we would do this.
We ordered genuine fur balls to improve on the old model
It was a lot of work to make a pygmy puff, so we had to find an easier solution.
Minerva McGonagall's wand from the Harry Potter universe
Back to the Harry Potter universe - Minerva McGonagall's wand.
A special wand with a special origin
A special wand with a special origin.
A new theme again - this time pokémon
This time we printed the central item of the Pokémon universe.
The inspiration came from the game Diablo this time
And now something completely new. We tried to grab the atmosphere of the famous game Diablo, but we didn't make a replica this time.
We made several new wands recently - we need a bigger display to show them
Our eighth wand
To store small and important things
We improved the portal too, just like we did with the golden snitch recently.
We knew it's hard to print, but we didn't expect we would fail
We found the design of a Linkling on Thingiverse and decided to print some for our liking.
Completely our own design this time
After so many replicas, we made our own design again.
A different box this time
We found this beautiful tudor style box on Thingiverse.
We have several pygmys, so it was just a matter of time to make them a cage
We made a nice cage for our pygmys just to display them nicely.
The wand of the half blood prince
Another new wand and from the Harry Potter universe too. It is our fifth wand.
Do you want a spider, but afraid of them? Here's the solution
We wanted a spider, which is not dangerous and compatible with our other pets. This is the solution.
The silver knife of Bellatrix Lestrange
After her wand we created her knife too.
Yes, it was inspired by the Harry Potter movie too
Now this guards our entrance door.
We improved our previous design
We thought we try something new with this old design.
We had to fix several problems in the model
We fixed the model for the elder wand.
Fast prototyping in action - 24 hours between the idea and the product
We found this rotating plate in the cupboard - this is the story how we changed it into a nice cake plate.
„Oh you may not think I'm pretty, but don't judge on what you see, I'll eat myself if you can find a smarter hat than me”
Another Harry Potter item.
„It looked like a silver cigarette lighter, but it had, he knew, the power to suck all light from a place, and restore it, with a simple click”
As you should already realized we are a great fan of Harry Potter. Now we created yet another item from the Harry Potter universe. This time it is not just a decoration, but a real PEZ dispenser.
It's almost sure you won't see a suitcase with a similar tag
Yet another item from the Harry Potter universe
„This is the wand that tortured Neville's mum and dad, and who knows how many other people? This is the wand that killed Sirius!”
After we recreated two famous wands from the Harry Potter universe we decided to print another one, infamous this time.
Monster book of monsters
This was our scariest print ever.
A boring arch file to an old book in a few easy steps
How to turn an office suppliance to a piece of art.
No chance of fire, but still looks like the real one
Everyone loves the sight of a candle, but it is not safe to use fire in our homes. Here is the perfect solution.
It was a public demand for an even bigger pygmy puff
We got several review complaining that our pygmy puff is too small. We still think that is the right size, but we created a bigger size.
Ink bottle, quill and pen holder
We completed our ink bottle with a quill and a pen holder.
A box to store stickers
We are a big sticker collector, so we needed a nice box to store the stickers.
You saw it on our cover, because we printed it months ago, just never write about it...
You could have read about it in the Harry Potter book, and now here it is.
Computer front fan holder
Our home server - which we use for the 3D printing too - has a slight heat problem. Nothing serious, but we thought a little extra cooling would help to increase the life expectancy of the machine.
Everyone needs at least one minion
We printed a minion, because everyone needs a minion to help.
And now something totally different
We are planning to build a passive house and we are actively using the 3D printer to test our ideas.
Dragon with a heart - sort of
We know it is only Christmas, but we already started to prepare for Valentine's day.
Now, we are experimenting with baking accessories
Everyone loves Christmas and everyone loves cookies. So, here is how we do them 3D printing style.
We built a bigger version of our pygmy puff
Now, we have three pygmy puffs - and the new arrival is much bigger then the previous two.
This object has played an important role in the Harry Potter movies
It makes a good addition to our ever growing Harry Potter collection.
Dragons printed from white filament
We have had lots of problems with the white filament in the past, but we ran out of the gold one and had to try it again.
One year of printing
One of our first successful print was a pumpkin for Halloween last year. This year we printed two more pumpkins.
Our even smaller version of a small car is ready
We've already told our story about the printing of the Smart. Now we tell the rest of the story.
It fits into our Harry Potter collection quite well
We wanted an ink bottle which will fit into our Harry Potter collection.
One of our friends suggested to print a portal cube
We found a poratl cube model after our friend insisted we should've print one. At least it was easier to us, because we didn't have to create the model. However we had to cut it into two identical half to make it easier to print.
Everyone makes jokes about printng a Smart - so here it is
Finally, we are back to printing. When we found this model so we started printing immediately.
Yet another set of issues with the printer
After we fixed the issue with the main board another set of problems arrived...
Half way during the building of Hogwarts castle
There is a big progress on our most complex project.
It took us a while to design, print and paint, but it looks stunning. The only problem it does not knock...
We found a dragon model some time ago and after lots of designing we made a door knocker from it.
Dumbledore's elder wand is finally finished.
Dumbledore's 15 inches (38 cm) long elder wand is finnished.
We have lots of spices - we need lots of shelves
After our very successful gothic shelf we still need shelves for our spices!
Pewter cauldron is finished.
A big pewter cauldron is one of our wizard world things.
We made a lot of wands - we need a display to hold them
After we finished our third wand we had to realize we need something to hold and display them - of course we printed a wand-display!
Our new pet is a pygmy puff
After the Weasley twins we have created our Pygmy Puffs.
Spice shelf is made
It is a common mistake that a 3D printer can only print things for decoration - that's not true. The result of the printing is quite durable and strong. To prove it (and to make space to store our spices) we designed and printed a shelf.
As we promised, the wand kit is now available for sale
We started selling as well today: the snake wand is available on Ebay.
How we have started - the early failures and successes
Let's talk about the very beginning to make sure no one will give up on the first failures: everyone makes mistakes on the first several tries. And we were not an exception...
Voldemort's wand has been finished!
After weeks of investigation and modelling, finally the wand had been printed. We checked other replicas and screen used props to create the 3D model perfect.
A dragon and a chest - early printing
When we found this cute dragon on Thingiverse we knew we had to print it. It is one of our earliest printing.
How we designed, printed and painted a wand with a snake
We started to design a snake patterned wand as soon as our printer was able to print. The first version was ready in about a week, but we made lots of mistakes during the printing...