Workbench Classic 3D Printer Guest Stars on Maker Spaces Video

Thing maker, Frank Ippolito puts the Workbench through its paces in his upgraded workshop.

Frank Ippolito

Frank Ippolito is one of the most well-respected make-up artists in Hollywood, working on countless major motion pictures, including “Pirates Of The Caribbean.” Photo Credit: FastHouse

Back in April, Maker Spaces took a tour of thing maker, @FrankIppolito’s upgraded workshop. The tour included his custom tool storage, paint spray booth, and digital fabrication machines like the 3D Platform Workbench printer, and a laser cutter.

During the tour Frank pointed out our Workbench printer. This 1 m x 1 m x 1.5 m machine is printing out various pieces for different projects that Frank is working on. He is also excited to use the printer for the Martian project that he’s helping Adam Savage (@donttrythis) with. We can’t wait to see the final prints! View the full video here.

The Man Behind the Monsters

Frank has 13 years in the industry and is known for his work on Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), and Casanova (2005). He was a two-time competitor on SyFy’s hit series Face Off, and is a contributing columnist for Makeup Artist Magazine and

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