Category Archives: 3D Printing

Posts about 3D printing and associated technologies and projects.

3D Printed Model of 16th Century Bradgate House

We were recently pleased to deliver a large (1.25m 0.75m) 3D printed model of the late 17th century Bradgate House to the new Bradgate Park Visitor’s Centre, just outside Leicester, UK. This new exhibition which was designed by Creative Good … Continue reading

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3D Printing the Star Carr Pendant

In 2015 an engraved shale pendant which is roughly triangular and measures approximately 31mm by 35mm by 3mm thick was found during archaeological excavations at the Early Mesolithic site of Star Carr, in North Yorkshire UK. On one of its … Continue reading

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Projection Mapping and Medieval Virtual Reality

Over the past couple of months we’ve been examining a range of delivery methods for historic building reconstruction visualisations beyond apps and on-screen video fly-throughs, in particular for museum and exhibition settings. A couple of techniques have been of particular … Continue reading

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3D Printing Architectural Models in ABS

For the past six years we’ve been making architectural models using our Z-Corp 420 and 650 3D printers which use resin boned powdered gypsum as the build material which are then treated with a hardener. This produces fine white, exhibition … Continue reading

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3D Printing a Medieval Chantry Chapel

It’s easy to forget that some of the most long-lived and durable assets in heritage interpretation are traditional physical models. Architectural models have long been used to convey the appearance, spatial sequences, structure and other aspects of buildings and they … Continue reading

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DBHG in North Wales with RCAHMW at Digital Past 2014 to Launch New AHRC 3D Printing Film

UK heritage professionals are gathering in north Wales (Llandudno to be precise) for the Royal Commission for Ancient and Historic Monuments of Wales (RCAHMW) annual event Digital Past 2014 (12-13 February 2014 – their banner is below). The Digital Building … Continue reading

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3D Printed Model of Old Tixall Hall Tudor Bay Window

We are delighted to be able to post this image of our recently created 3D printed model of one of the bay windows from Old Tixall Hall in Staffordshire. We produced this model in collaboration with our Heritage Lottery Fund … Continue reading

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Representing Re-Formation: 3D Prints of Howard Tombs

The Digital Building Heritage Group were in Norfolk last week to look at two 3D printed models produced as part of a £664,551, AHRC Funded, UK government Science and Heritage Programme project called Representing Re-Formation. This 3 year project which … Continue reading

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Autumn Adventure at the TCT Show

We’re reminded that another academic year is about to begin in the UK not when the geese fly south or the leaves begin to turn but when we get the call to up sticks for our annual day out at … Continue reading

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3D Printing Roman Samian Ware for Museum Visitors

In the second of two articles on Dr. Eujin Pei’s work in the Digital Building Heritage Group where as an Early Career Researcher (ECR) he has been developing techniques for laser scanning and 3D printing archaeological artifacts we turn to … Continue reading

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