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  • rickjdev completed the lesson Class Overview in the class 3D Printing Class1 year ago
  • Prescription 3D Printed Steampunk Goggles

    Thanks for this! They worked very well. Wish it was possible to get larger lenses, but as day/night dust goggles they worked great. I opted for the better lenses, photo-chromatic, and bifocals. The only problem was poor peripheral vision.My friend tweaked the dimensions for a better fit. We found the lenses needed a little more support so we closed in the holes a bit. We used bronze filament, and covered the outside with copper leaf from a craft store, then lacquered over it. It's not necessary to trim the screws, I just found shorter ones. Also, the screw shafts don't need to go all the way through. I used silicone caulk to keep the lenses from moving around. Elastic ribbon from a fabric store worked great for the nose piece and head strap. Might try that in combination with a leather ...

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    Thanks for this! They worked very well. Wish it was possible to get larger lenses, but as day/night dust goggles they worked great. I opted for the better lenses, photo-chromatic, and bifocals. The only problem was poor peripheral vision.My friend tweaked the dimensions for a better fit. We found the lenses needed a little more support so we closed in the holes a bit. We used bronze filament, and covered the outside with copper leaf from a craft store, then lacquered over it. It's not necessary to trim the screws, I just found shorter ones. Also, the screw shafts don't need to go all the way through. I used silicone caulk to keep the lenses from moving around. Elastic ribbon from a fabric store worked great for the nose piece and head strap. Might try that in combination with a leather strap.

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