Is making expensive? Just lately I have had a few people imply I was wasting my money on all this electronics/3d printing shenanigans. But is it really any more expensive or wasteful as anything else? Obviously you can make it as expensive as you want, but does it need to be? And is it compared […]
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A lot of people have asked me about my Wombot Exilis XL 3D printer experience since I ordered it almost a year ago. Why have I been so hesitant to talk about it? Read on to find out …
The Wanhao Duplicator i3 Prusa style printer is my second favourite, and most-used, printer out of my entire collection. As a budget, pre-built printer, it is the printer I have recommended most. Out of the box it is a good printer, but with a bit of effort and a few dollars you can make it […]
One of the reasons Prusa Mk2 and Lulzbot printers are so reliable is they have a special PEI surface to print on. In my experience it is one of the best print surfaces, needing no glue for PLA or ABS. So why should other printers miss out? Well, if your bed is smaller than 254 […]
Need some wheels for your robot or kid’s toy, but don’t want to spend the crazy prices or wait ages for delivery? When I’m making robots and toys for my kids I am always gobsmacked at how much the wheels for toys cost. Seriously, for a smaller than 3″ piece of plastic, a few millimeters […]
The Original Prusa i3 Mk2 3D printer – does it live up to the hype? Check out my review ….
My Pocket CHIP finally came after backing the Kickstarter! What’s it like? Read on to find out …
Remarkably easy upgrade to a tired old 2010 Apple MacBook Pro