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Spinal Column

by Botfarm88, published

Spinal Column by Botfarm88 Aug 27, 2011

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This is a collection of the entire human spinal column. I have used netfabb to slice each of the vertebres in half so that they can be printed out and then glued together. I am trying to complete the entire human body. I have scaled these to be slightly larger than the normal human size to increase the accuracy of the print. I will soon be adding the left hand. Please tell me what you think or give me suggestions . Thanks!

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I PRINTED OUT THE C7 TO CHECK IT OUT, I USED WHITE, IT LOOKS GREAT!

For more anatomically accurate vertebral models you can try these, super accurate taken from CT high resolution CT scans. https://www.shapeways.com/shop...

I've got a problem between L4/L5 so I'm going to print those ones out to show where it hurts.

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GNU - GPL
Spinal Column by Botfarm88 is licensed under the GNU - GPL license.

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Jourdan on Mar 3, 2014 said:

I PRINTED OUT THE C7 TO CHECK IT OUT, I USED WHITE, IT LOOKS GREAT!

drhughharvey on Feb 8, 2014 said:

For more anatomically accurate vertebral models you can try these, super accurate taken from CT high resolution CT scans. https://www.shapeways.com/shop...

MichaelAtOz on Feb 4, 2012 said:

Great stuff. :)

My spine is stuffed, so I think this would be good to show others where it hurts and have the Doctors hell me it's all in my mind... ;)

You need to do the Sacrum and Illiac next as a base then the rest of the pelvis.

Then it could be a whole column.

MacGyver on Jul 8, 2012 said:

I've got a problem between L4/L5 so I'm going to print those ones out to show where it hurts.

jamesglanville on Sep 4, 2011 said:

Printed C1 only so far, fairly medicre quality print (my printer not the design) so I'm hoping to have a full spinal column that improves in quality as I improve my printer. Great work :)

WilliamAAdams on Aug 31, 2011 said:

This is very interesting indeed. I could easily see some industrious individual taking these parts (especially a full body), adding some shock cord, servos, and the like, and doing some simple articulations. Who knows, perhaps this could even turn out to be the basis of robot skeletons. Done up in other materials, I'm sure it could be quite durable.

Wouldn't it be cool if in a high school physiology class you start by printing out the various parts of the human body, and assembling it to see how things really work!

on Aug 30, 2011 said:

Where did you get the model files for the bones? I'd love to do/see more of this.

GWJax on Aug 28, 2011 said:

WOW I love this.. Too bad you have not set up a flatter account yet, I would flatter you in a heart beat. I also can't wait for more. I'm going to start printing these for Halloween so I can do some SFX on them like what is seen on my Avatar..

Jax

Anonymous on Sep 21, 2011 said:

I love it in red

danielpublic on Aug 27, 2011 said:

Wow! Admirable project you have going there, please keep up the fine work!

Regarding the license, it is of course up to you but... would it not be nice to see other verse'ians making derivatives of these parts? Using some creativecommons license and saying by that "everything goes as long as I get credit."or similiar. Or to get all updates that are shared between a deriv
ative creator and another maker with GPL?

I say it again, great work!

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