S!dequest – Visit to the Singapore Maker Faire 2015

This S!dequest is footage I took when I visited the Singapore Maker Faire on the 12th. This year marks the first year that Singapore's Maker Faire has grown out of the Mini moniker. It is humble but important work being done here. While I am not personally participating, it was good to go and [...]

Making 3D Printed Art Toy Codename Colossus – Week 3

Shopping for components for the Codename Colossus build at the SEG Electronics Market Plaza in Shenzhen, China. S.E.G. stands for Shenzhen Electronics Group. SEG Electronics Market Plaza is a unique consequence of China becoming the factory of the world, and Guangdong province of southern China becoming its electronics manufacturing hub. Many components are traded daily in [...]

Making 3D Printed Art Toy Codename Colossus – Week 2

Most of the work done in the past week has been on screen, so there is not a lot to see. Four main things to announce. Firstly, the robotic servos have arrived, and all are in good working order. They are one of the main ingredients to making the whole project work. Secondly, the [...]

Codename Colossus – Introduction

Introducing Codename Colossus. A fully 3D printed, electronic and mechanical toy that is made to order. I'll like to once again thank veryone at WFRIC World for engineering and production support. Rick Treweek at Trobok Toys for introducing me to 3D printing and helping me with my earliest prototype. The ever patient David Teo, Interactive Design Extraordinaire from [...]

Codename Colossus – First official reveal video

I would like to present this first reveal and video test of the first production prototype for Codename Colossus. His Majesty's Colossus "Boudicca". The T1 training Colossus. So far I've uploaded drawings and pictures of the partial builds, and quite frankly, I could have faked a photo and video shoot earlier. I had all the component [...]

Codename Colossus – Parts preparation and painting

This video gives a glimpse of one major aspect of creating Codename Colossus, the preparation and painting of the parts. HMC Boudicca is made out of 435 3D printed and laser cut pieces. These are 229 different designs, every single one of which I had to design, digitally model and draw, and commission for 3D [...]