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11 Responses to Robotic Saw Cutting Stone [Gif]

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    ElectricEye Male 40-49
    2720 posts
    June 21, 2014 at 4:02 pm
    Link: Robotic Saw Cutting Stone - The future is here. Imagine the furniture that this thing could turn out.
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    carmium Female 50-59
    6381 posts
    June 22, 2014 at 2:23 pm
    Henry Moore in machine form!
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    Profworm Male 30-39
    350 posts
    June 22, 2014 at 2:37 pm
    When the human element stops being a part of the art, it loses some of it`s value. Michalangelo`s David would be a lot less impressive if he`d made it on a 3D printer.
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    h2oxy Male 18-29
    306 posts
    June 22, 2014 at 2:49 pm
    @Profworm But the design was made by a human... designing the statue of David would`ve taken just as much effort to design in autocad. A lot of amazing art nowadays is drawn and designed on computers, computers are just tools, useless without human input.
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    freddyferret Male 40-49
    11744 posts
    June 22, 2014 at 3:06 pm
    Server errors everywhere on this site today. I`ll be back tomorrow.
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
    13515 posts
    June 22, 2014 at 3:26 pm
    @ h2oxy
    see what your trying to say, but it isnt done by hand, changing as the artist see`s it form and maybe adding or taking away bits as he/she goes on.
    thats the difference.
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    abby0315 Female 30-39
    1165 posts
    June 22, 2014 at 3:54 pm
    It screams to be put into a horror movie.
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    Rick_S Male 40-49
    3261 posts
    June 23, 2014 at 6:55 am
    @ferdyfred, I disagree. The changes happen in the virtual space on the computer. The "artist" sees the output on the screen and adjusts it to his or her liking. Yes, it`s not a physical object yet, so their senses are limited in this regard, but it`s not like the put in a formula, and then wait for the rock to be cut to see what it looks like. They get real-time feedback on the screen of what their changes mean.
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
    13515 posts
    June 23, 2014 at 5:32 pm
    @ Rick_S
    I agree to disagree
    can see where your coming from, but using a CNC machine kinda makes it clinical,
    appreciating where the artist made alterations, or mistakes, makes it more personal, and knowing it was made by a machine kinda kills the value for me. Program is in so can reproduce x amount of said figures/ sculptures, hand made is hand made
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    Laran Male 40-49
    467 posts
    June 24, 2014 at 2:53 am

    CAD/CAM takes nowhere near the effort or creativity of manual machining or hand crafting.
    CNC machines of any sort still require a bloody good machinist to set them up.
    After that, any clown can press the start button.

    Designing Michelangelo`s David in CAD programs these days would be simple.
    try programing raw G-Code directly into the machine. you will soon appreciate how easy CAD makes life.
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    Mikeoxsbiggg Male 30-39
    1503 posts
    June 22, 2015 at 10:35 pm
    Greetings from the future. IAB had taken over the internet by constantly recycling old content. It filled it all up, the whole thing.
    Doom awaits you all!!!

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