2014-12-06 2 min read



It's advanced manufacturing time for me. Cool stuff: laser sintered tungsten (refractory metals are hard to sinter, because they tend to crack) and platinum-based metallic glass. I also read a bunch of cool papers on SLM scanning strategies, and wrote up a tl;dr version here.

...and, I should have my first physical DMLS part, which I designed, and will be printed out of titanium, next week. Which is kinda crazy.





Stuff that doesn't fit into my dumb/arbitrary categories.


London's new subway - which will increase the city's rail
capacity by 10% - is 60% complete and on budget.

Love, Spencer.

ps - Thank you to everyone - especially my friends at Gin Lane, Undercurrent, Brilliant Bicycles and on twitter - who referred me to everything here.

We should be closer friends. Coffee's on me.

Spencer Wright
Spencer Wright
Spencer Wright is the (mostly accidental) founder of Scope of Work, which he started writing (as The Prepared) in 2013. Today he serves as its editor-in-chief and chief dilettante.
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