Creaform Metra 3D scanning a Buddha.

3D scanning a sacred Buddha

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We had the great honour of 3D scanning a Buddha at Wat Tarn Ain (sometimes spelt Wat Tan En), Ayutthaya, Thailand.  The Wat will make replicas of this Buddha. The history of this Buddha is not completely clear.  This Buddha statue “Luang Por Krab” was presumed created during the reign of King Prasadthong in B.E. […]

Side view superimposed on the drawing, complex view.

Harley-Davidson Aermacchi short track frame

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Aermacchi CRS 1966 with cut set frame tubes.

Harley-Davidson Aermacchi frame tube sizes

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