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Edge Test

With a mug you want the edge to be functional so it doesn’t drip and is comfortable on your lips. But you also want it to be aesthetically pleasing.

When designing a vase the aesthetics might be the most important factor. However you still want to make sure there are no sharp edges that might cut you.

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Vase 5 in White PLA

This is the same as Vase 3 except I made it shorter by modifying it in Rhino.

I played around with adjusting the size in the slicing software and that seemed to work pretty well. Although I know usually it’s recommended that you change the size within the design software.

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SU Red Vase

This is an early vase that I created using SketchUp. I drew the profile and then revolved it around a rectangle.

I really recommend trying various modeling software until you find one that works best for your type of designs. I liked SketchUp a lot, but I didn’t think it was a good match for the organic forms I hope to make.

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