A miniature version of the Kaufmann Department Store is now on display at the Carnegie Science Center. Designers at the Carnegie Science Center typically use a band saw to create miniatures for the railroad and village display.
But a few years ago they began testing a new tool to create more detailed and precise replications of buildings. This year’s newest addition, the historic downtown Kaufmann Department Store, include parts built with a 3D printer.
The miniature based on the store built in 1885 includes the original clock and 15 store windows. Patty Everly, the historic exhibits’ curator, said aspects including the Statue of Liberty on the roof of the store. “To me it’s an art piece, and a history piece,” she said. “So that’s what I’m drawn to, creating this three-dimensional painting, and to tell the story – the rich, rich history of this region.” Everly said her team […]
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