Have I mentioned this before? "Diagnosed with kidney failure 20 years ago, Hu Songwen couldn't afford hospital treatment and his health insurance was inadequate. But Hu didn't accept defeat. Instead he built a home dialysis machine that has kept him alive since he had to stop going to the hospital 13 years ago."
If you create models for 3D printing, milling, or any additive or subtractive technology, you might like IceSL. With its new GUI, you can use a WYSIWIG interface to edit parameters in the script and see a 3D rendering instantly.
Would this be better formed with a traditional casting method and then CNC routed to lighten it? (3D CAM for CNC can be done with e.g. Cut3D.) A "honeycomb" pattern could be created after the fact. Of course the cast material would have to be strong enough to permit this.
I'm distinct from these other Liam Grays, among others: the Liam B. Gray who grew up in the D.C. area; the Liam Gray who lives in Providence, R.I.; the neuroscientist; the U.K. soccer player and rock star; and the employee of a major university's medical center who stole my identity from my records there.