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Beaulieu Motor Museum part reverse engineered

Beaulieu National Motor Museum

This week we’ve been at Beaulieu reverse engineering some essential engine parts. We just love this museum, both as official visitors and when on a ‘busman’s holiday’ with the family. Go and see this place ASAP if you haven’t already! Details here.
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JePe Specials XK180 body buck

London Classic Car Show 8-11th January 2015

At the invitation of JePe Specials, who’ve been working on one of our bucks, we’ll be at the London Classic Car Show on Friday 9th January 2015. See you there?
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International Historic Motoring Awards: Thursday 20th November 2014

Dorset, 21.11.2014 3D Engineers International Award Finalist   At a lavish award ceremony in London last night, 20.11.2014, Dorset company 3D Engineers was delighted to be recognised by the International Historic Motoring Awards (IHMA) with its shortlisting for finalist in the Specialist of the Year Award for its niche abilities using leading emerging technology in vehicle preservation, creation and documentatio
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MC MKI egg crate buck render

Another 3D Engineers designed car nears build completion

We’re all getting excited as this one nears completion, being designed and built in Britain. As with most of our projects, it’s a one-off and the owner is going to have lots of fun and admiring glances we think!
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Celebratory newsletter – a 3D scanning offer not to be missed

Sharing our good news about being shortlisted in the Octane IHMA awards, we put together this offer for you.
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Pre WWII Mercedes plan to be created in CAD

Creating parts like these is easiest from a CAD file, so one of the things we’re happy to do is to take 2d plans and create the 3E part ready for machining. Parts are then accurate to the plans, but if wanted, can be modified to suit. If you think how many parts there are in even a simple car, then working – as one has to – like this on some of them just goes to show why restoration takes time and m
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Specialist of the Year shortlisting in International Historic Motoring Awards for 3D Engineers

It hardly seems any time at all since we gained the Innovation Award in 2011’s inaugural awards but we’re flattered and pleased to be shortlisted again ahead of this year’s awards in November. The shortlistings also include The Simeone Museum, Historic Vehicle Association, Lister Cars, RS Panels and more whom we’ve worked with….. and we wish all contenders the very best of luck in these
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Okrasa Special section body buck

Okrasa Special buck design

October 2014 – the buck fits like a glove! After years of working the long way round towards his goal, 3D Engineers helps the owner achieve it: scanning of the existing chassis and then a buck designed in the required shape to fit it perfectly. The buck was then manufactured and delivered, assembled and left ready for action by 3D Engineers. The picture shows the virtual fit of the buck on the scanned chassis.
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Okrasa Special body buck

Okrasa Special scale model and car 3D scanned

“Workshop heaven” as our scanner described it: Porsche 912, Porsche Special, a model and some 3D scanning. Soon a car will be created and on the road.
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Steady Special and 3D Engineers body buck

3D Engineers’ Steady Special design and buck featured in Octane Magazine

This design and buck has a long history of which we play a recent notable part. Read more here.
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