When something new and fantastical like 3D printing comes along and starts gaining steam, soon after it’s common for many accessories and peripheral devices to follow on its coattails. While that does seem to be the intent of Monolith Studio’s Orbit 1, the metal plating device they have developed and just shown off at Maker Faire 2014 in NYC, seems to encompass a whole world of its own, demonstrating surprising versatility.
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GoPlating- How to turn your ABS rings into jewelry?
Today we are going to show you how to transform 3D printed model in metal finish jewelry in three simple steps: 1) Chemical vaporfinish 2) Conductive paintcoating 3) Go-plating