Category Archives: SolidWorks & 3D Printing

Quick and Dirty Bomber Seat Plans’s a quick drawing for some aluminum bomber seats.

These are made from .090″ 5052-H32 Aluminum. the construction lines on the drawing to note where the sides and back roll up.  Roll up the edges with a 2″ radius; roll the back up with a 3″ radius to about 60degrees.  After you roll the back up, the sides should overlap; rivet them together.

You’re on your own with mounting them into whatever deathtrap /hot rod you’re building.

Contact me if you want the SolidWorks .sldprt

3d printed ‘Game of Life’ wedding cake topper

I was on VW Vortex back in 2010 and someone was asking if anybody knew anything about 3d Printing.  One thing lead to another and I made up a couple of quick SolidWorks models and printed them out for him.

Here’s the thread:  VW Vortex Thread







I wish I knew the size of the cake it was going on…  it’s a *little* big. 😉

Tiny cake, huge topper.



Edit: 8/25/14:  So a few years after this initial  post, I’ve had a few people interested in these for their wedding cake!  Here was a slightly different one I did about 14 months ago:

Contact me if you’re interested.  I’ll need to customize the inscription for you.

I could also sell you just the .stl model if you know someone who has a printer or if you want it made out of something fancy.  Shapeways offers polished Gooooold if you’re looking to spend a few grand!