How do you make a ventriloquist puppet out of a stuffed animal?

A group of engineers in Japan were able to make just that. You see, in the course of using an ancient-sounding “tulip plant” to create a 3-D model of the puppet, they learned that a variety of things can be done with this method of “building” models of things. If that sounds very like magic, it is.

The engineers started off by taking the puppets and folding them into the shape of their “body” using just a couple of ordinary machine tools. By the time they had the model to cut, a special laser projector can be used to “cut” it in the shape of a puppet with a special laser. After that, the engineers were able to “stitch” the puppet’s legs together to make the body. Now, let’s see how these guys turn that into a puppet from Legos.

Check It Out! What a 3-D puppet model looks like when built with lasers and a 3D printer Credit: Flickr/Spencer G.

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