Friday, 20 September 2013

Moving over to WordPress

Hi all

To Keep everything all under one page I have now got a WordPress site, on this I have my portfoilo on:

3D Modelling
3D Scanning
3D Printing

I will have 3D Animations up there soon

so if the page dose not redirect to Diverse3d

here is the link to the blog there

if you would like to check out the other parts of the site check out



Monday, 12 August 2013

Fabri-con needs your votes

Hi all 

im looking for vote for funding for the next Fabri-con which will be open to the public

here is the link to the Arthur Guinnes Projects

if you like and would be class you can vote once aday i only have 10 days to get as many votes as possible so please spread the word and help Fabri-con come to the public there lots of people out that need to know and understand the wonders of Fabrication from 3D printer to laser cutter from cncs to sewing machines.



Monday, 10 June 2013

New 3d printing Course

Hi All im setting up a course at the moe if you wanting to learn the basics of 3d printing send me an email at

depending on interest i will put up some info on the course and when.


3D Dave

Monday, 20 May 2013

From 3D to 2D

The prints where in the Offset book 
looking good, designed by Aiden Grennelle Modelled and print my myself

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Back from me hols

Apologies for being a bit quiet been away, but back now, the little Ultirobot had a good time

I will leave it to you for a couple of day to guess what the picture is below, not the best of pics

as you can see here the Ultirobot enjoyed the swim to

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Le Cool prt Deux

A couple more prints in this weeks LeCool
Idea From Aiden Grennelle
modelled and printed by myself

Thursday, 25 April 2013

How LE COOL!!! yer see what i did there huh!

A few of my prints are on the front of this weeks Le Cool 
Design was done by Aiden Grenelle modelled and printed by myself

Monday, 22 April 2013

Fabri-con 2

Fabri-con 2 turned out really well with 5 printers there heres to the next fabri-con 3 with even more printer :)

here are a couple of pics of the day
over in TOG

thanks TOG and all for making this happen

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Happy :) but Sad :(

Just got a delivery of a new Ultimaker YAY!! sadly its not mine saying that it will be fun to to put it together

Fabri-con 2

Hi all

just to let you know Fabri-con 2

is setup for the 20th of this month over in TOG

here is a map of where TOG is just in case you dont know where it is.

its on a saturday from 1300-1500

feel free to bring your printers or any fabrication yokes you like to show and chat about.

if you would like to join the 3d area on dublins mini maker faire come along as well and we can get some number for space needed on the day.

looking forward to seeing you there



Thursday, 28 March 2013

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Im so happy i could wet myself... i could but i wont.

A box was delivered to day anyone have a idea what it could be?

to help heres the box with Boo on it.

Boman your not aloud to say 

The answers to this will be posted up in few hours when i get back to the gaff and take some pictures.

Sunday, 24 March 2013

Getting there but no cigar

I up the layer height still didn't work in the end I slow the print right down 30% tried to clean the head as the layer finish the quickely move the bed back up

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

BIG Day Out

Was out with TOG on Saturday demoing the printer and promoting Dublin Mini Maker Faire
which is on Saturday the 27th of July from 10-6 at Trinity College
and with everyday out demoing the printer brought lots of attention
cheers TOG and Jeffrey for having over at to do

heres a few pics of the day 

Friday, 15 March 2013


Once again its that time

This is Blake standing next to nice 3d printed rocket 

Friday, 8 March 2013


This Pom Checking the build quality of the Ultimaker and giving the paws of approval

cheers Daid

Saturday, 2 March 2013

Engineers Week demo

hmm sharing a tweet via yer phone onto the blog dosnt seem to work
here is the pic and Bonus video

well its link to a video
Cheers Enaam

Friday, 1 March 2013

TOG Talk Engineers Week after the Talk

Did the talk last night and had to say I had a blast there was really good and the other talks were really interesting.
would like to say Thanks to TOG for having me at the talks it was a great turnout

heres a pic of the ultimaker sitting next to a cupcake


This is Nyan trying to steal a print

Cheers Daid

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

TOG Talk Engineers Week

For Engineers Week i will be over in TOG this Thursday giving a little talk on the wonderful world of 3d printing

if you around in the evening pop over and say hi

heres the link

if i take some pics i will post them up


Friday, 22 February 2013

Caterdays Back

After a long and contented snooze Caterday is back!  After a be-whiskered yawn it raises its furry head and demands to be fed, as all kitties tend to do after a good nap.  Feed  Caterday pictures of your cat/pet indulging in a sneaky bit of 3d printing.  

This is Rommel With Joris Noming a printed hand 

Photo taken by Marijn Schilling

Thursday, 14 February 2013

CareerZoo Continued

So went to the CareerZoo with the 3d printer

and as  always alot of interest in the printer 

Printed of some custom key chains for the Science Gallery 
Would also like to say thanks to the Science Gallery for having me along it was class. Cheers Diane 
Talking of the Science Gallery if your near the area check out there new Exhibition called 

while i was at the CareerZoo Printed off a few of there logo to 

apologies for the back photo 

Friday, 8 February 2013


Heading over to CareerZoo Tomorrow with the 3d printer if you about come along and say Hi

heres the link will stick some picture up when im there

Listen Ma i'm on the radio

Had a radio interview done last week by a chap called Conor Reynolds from Dublin South Radio

here it is

sorry if i have made a booboo or mispronounced someones name

I kick in about 16.30ish

happy listening

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Me but minier thus mini me

Got to try out Reconstructme with the help of Freddie cheers Freddie

after being feel like a crazy person being spun around on a chair this is the outcome.

after fixing up a few holes and abit of cleanup here the end result.

Tuesday, 22 January 2013


Tried out Faberdasherys new Space Marine Blue what can I say sept its a very nice colour heres a print of batman I did last night

Its abit more greenish than what the pic shows, wished I printed at a better res. still its a nice print and its on my desk.

also used the transparent colours from Faberdasherys and printed Joris Week 1 Cup 

turnout very nice

Monday, 21 January 2013

3D Workshop - Recyclism

Hey all
Im doing a 3D workshop over at Recyclism starts on Wednesday the 13th February 2013

Recyclism is a HackLab in Dublin setup by a really nice chap by the name of Benjamin Gaulon, He has done some really cool projects which you can check out here

here is the link to the 3d printing course

3D Printing Course

here some pics from the last one

hope to see yer there


Wednesday, 16 January 2013

R.I.B Rest In Bits 1st useful thing I printed

The time has come and the handle on my rice cooker has broke...again this little print has garn through alot of hot cooking temps and a dishwasher over the last year and it finally gave up the ghost.. poor thing.

anyway time to print a new one :)

Fabri-con and so it begins

Tho a bad print yes its official Fabri-con is on this Friday and this is the blogspot for it

stay tuned for a few pics and maybe some video.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Can you Guess what it is yet--- The Answer

For the people who guess it congrats and for people who didn't care this is what they where for.

They are part to a white board the small parts are clips

and the big print is a pen holder for the bottom of it.

Monday, 14 January 2013

Can you guess what it is yet?


carry on with the Yellow Filament im using i printed these off

can you guess what there for?

 will post up the answers tomorrow

Thursday, 10 January 2013

friction welding

I saw this the other day (Fran you rock) and was wondering weather this would work with PLA, so I gave it ago

here's what happened.

so the end result can you friction weld PLA answer?? YES but it mucks the printup
here is a few pics to show how bad it is.

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Out with the old (busted) in with new (printed)

Im fixing up and old Thing-O-Matic at the moment.

the whole thing is made out of acrylic and have to say tho it looks nice its not a good martial to use alot of part a cracked or broke completely as you see here i measured up and recreated a new part to replace the old and its fits even better than old parts :)