April 25, 2013 AT 3:00 am

Flexiscale Model Train Company Invites Customers To Propose What They Should 3D Scan & 3D Print For Store #3dthursday

DINORWIC QUARRY SLATE WAGON

The model train company Flexiscale has adapted to the new 3D technologies available by inviting their customers to select subjects for them to then carefully 3D scan and 3D print — adding intricately precise scale model units with each new project. Via Fabbaloo.

Hello. We’re trying something new in model kits. The way we design them is different, the way they’re made is different and the way we choose which kits to make is different.

We’re using modern surveying methods on real life objects to make precise three dimensional plans. We split up the plans into kits that we feel are simple, yet fun to make, detail and paint. We’re producing the kits on demand using 3D printing.

Now we’ve worked out how to do it, what we want to do is to make the kits you want. So we’ve made a system for you to propose kits to us.

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