I knew it was that easy. Thanks for the info, time to go to school for some 3D work!
We had some SLA's done at another company I worked for but I don't remember what they cost. Just for grins, what would it cost you to run some more?
once the work is done, I would imagine pumping out copies is cheap, but to have something like this done from scratch for you for 1 piece has to be major big $$$$$$$$ no doubt,
I'd have to guess well over $500 considering all involved, & I wouldn't be too surprised if it was several times that really
if this kinda thing was affordable & practical on a one-off basis I could think of a ton of things I'd love to have done.... I think the only reason this one got done this way is because this guy just happens to be in a situation where he has these resorces available to him at his job... man, that must be nice
thats amazing. looks completely oem. NICE!
I checked out that link & now I have another thing I need to learn, cad
That's cool if you can actually do the cad design, I think I was guessing the overall cost that would include having the cad stuff actually done for you as well, like the cost to an average joe who had to have start to finished all done for them.
what would you recommend as a good beginner cad program to start with?
just from my experience, i've used a number of design tools including 3D studio MAX, Autocad, Think3, Pro/Engineer, and SolidWorks.
When looking at a balance of intuitive user interface, ability to create accurate parts, compatibility with 3rd party tools and software, customizability and learning curve, for my money SolidWorks wins hands down.
Otherwise, I know Alias is or at least was very popular in the car design industry, so I'm sure there are some tools there that make life easy for them.
In any case, if you do go ahead and invest in solidworks, i'll be happy to help you get started.
Holy mother of god!
That is superb. Not since the BMW bezels and gohybrid's work have I seen a bezel that looks absolutley factory on a one off basis!
I installed my carpc into my pet Kangaroo, mate.