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Wethebuilders36

We the People of the Maker-verse, in Order to form more perfect large-scale 3D printed sculptures, hereby establish this crowdsourcing website for the United Printers of the Maker-verse.

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Bust of George Washington

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How it works

  1. Sign in with your Google+ account
  2. Commit to a project. You will be assigned a new block to print.
  3. Print your given block within 24 hours. You may print in whatever color or material you like, so long as the part comes out nicely. Feel free to inscribe your initials on the back (or other non-visible face)!
  4. Verify your printed block by uploading a photo of your printed block along with its length, width, and height measurements.
  5. Your print will be verified within a couple of hours and you will receive an address to mail your block
  6. When all blocks for a project have been completed, they will be glued and assembled to present next to the original statue! Your name will appear here on the website as a valued contributor to the project!

Recent Activity

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John Anderson delivered Part #358 6 months ago
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ConFABulation Symposium delivered Part #374 6 months ago
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John Anderson delivered Part #352 6 months ago
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Ryan Hoover delivered Part #372 6 months ago
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Jenn Kim delivered Part #331 6 months ago
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Greg Chaprnka delivered Part #420 6 months ago
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Hal Gottfried delivered Part #391 6 months ago
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Anderson Ta delivered Part #346 6 months ago

About We the Builders

We the Builders was created as part of the ArtBytes Hackathon at the Walters Art Museum. Our team set out to recreate a full 1:1 scale replica of a prominent work of Baltimore public art using 3D printing. We didn't have enough printers to do it all ourselves, so we built this crowdsourcing platform!

The We the Builders Team is:

Special thanks to Direct Dimensions for their amazing 3D scanning skills.

Special thanks to Tinkerine Studio for sponsoring the George Washington Bust project to allow us to reimburse some shipping costs!