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Offline Bob Mehew

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3D printing
« on: August 11, 2019, 04:41:59 pm »
I was looking at the Star Carr relics at MAA in Cambridge when I noted that the University of York had organised the 3D printing of a range of large objects, including a deer's skull headdress.  I have an interest in 3D printing of large objects see https://tinyurl.com/claonaitebear and wondered if any caver from the north had contact with the group at York Uni who did this work?  I know it is a remote chance but if you don't ask...

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Re: 3D printing
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2019, 10:31:00 pm »
I don't know or have contact with them as they're in a different department (and building!) but I know Prof. Nicky Milner 3d scanned and printed some of the Star Carr stuff - the medical school used white light 3d scanning and scanning electron microscopy. I don't know how they printed the large stuff - we get little stuff printed in the workshops all the time but I guess for big museum pieces it might have been farmed out.

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Re: 3D printing
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2019, 10:31:40 pm »
By the way the archaeology departments scans are online https://sketchfab.com/UoYArchaeology

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Re: 3D printing
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2019, 08:06:04 am »
Many thanks.  It was the Star Carrr frontlet which inspired me to ask the question.