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Acetone Can with 1ml Medicine dropper on top. 3D printing

Getting acetone where you want it.

One gallon acetone can with an offset spout that’s not splash proof, workshop in your office, you need to get into your build plate and delicate features on tiny pieces, what could possibly go wrong? I don’t know the origin of the one gallon US paint thinner can. I don’t understand the design. It’s like […]

Collection of printed powerwheels gears 3D printing

Finishing up the gear Real Job #1

So here we are, three weeks later. I’ve been printing, adjusting, screwing up, adjusting and printing again. It hasn’t been a solid three weeks of tweaking, far from it. I’ve printed quite a bit for my sons birthday party and for bits and pieces for relatives. I’ve been sharpening my skills and tightening up my […]

3d copter image 3D printing

3D Printed Quad Copter with incredible range and first person view using a GoPro

This guy printed most of his quad copter. It has incredible range, an onboard gps, a GoPro with a stabilized mount, and a transmitter so he flys it with first person view. Now If I can just find prints that sell to fund this… Flight starts at 5:45 if you don’t want to hear about […]

black and white 3D printing

Printing a gear for a friend. Real Job #1.

Not long after my nautilus gear print, I got my first request from a friend. Apparently, the Power Wheels Jeep Hurricane employs a drive gear that’s rather notorious for self destruction. I don’t really expect to be able to print out a gear and go on my merry way. The original looks like injection molded […]

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:11758/#files 3D printing

ABS Adhesion or the lack thereof, what I tried, what failed, what worked and why. Also leveling your damn print bed.

My son left a small toy boat at his aunt’s house that he was originally told he could take home. He was loudly protesting upon leaving after we had already gone back once for something else left behind. So I say, buddy, that’s ok, what if we make you a new boat when we get […]


 
 

 
Acetone Can with 1ml Medicine dropper on top.

Getting acetone where you want it.

One gallon acetone can with an offset spout that’s not splash proof, workshop in your office, you need to get into your build plate and delicate features on tiny pieces, what could possibly go wrong? I don’t know th...
by Michael
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Collection of printed powerwheels gears

Finishing up the gear Real Job #1

So here we are, three weeks later. I’ve been printing, adjusting, screwing up, adjusting and printing again. It hasn’t been a solid three weeks of tweaking, far from it. I’ve printed quite a bit for my sons bi...
by Michael
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3d copter image

3D Printed Quad Copter with incredible range and first person view using a GoPro

This guy printed most of his quad copter. It has incredible range, an onboard gps, a GoPro with a stabilized mount, and a transmitter so he flys it with first person view. Now If I can just find prints that sell to fund this...
by Michael
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black and white

Printing a gear for a friend. Real Job #1.

Not long after my nautilus gear print, I got my first request from a friend. Apparently, the Power Wheels Jeep Hurricane employs a drive gear that’s rather notorious for self destruction. I don’t really expect to be...
by Michael
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http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:11758/#files

ABS Adhesion or the lack thereof, what I tried, what failed, what worked and why. Also leveling your damn print bed.

My son left a small toy boat at his aunt’s house that he was originally told he could take home. He was loudly protesting upon leaving after we had already gone back once for something else left behind. So I say, buddy, t...
by Michael
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OpenSCAD Import

OpenSCAD Primer

So, If you’re in to 3D printing or Thingiverse, you’ve probably heard of OpenSCAD. If you’re not familiar with it, you’d likely put it mentally file it away in the 3D editor bucket in your head and walk ...
by Michael
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