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 […]
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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 […]
I needed a temperature monitor for my 3d printer enclosure. Here’s how I made a DIY “Internet of Things” Thermometer with ESP8266/Arduino
If you are 3d printing with ABS you can find it warps, cracks, and misbehaves unless you can maintain constant temperatures. Do you need to spend a fortune? No! Everything you need is at IKEA …
Discover how to play MP3 music and sound effects with your Arduino using the BY8301-16P MP3 module.
Bonding with glue can be hit or miss. PLA doesn’t solvent weld. Does joining PLA 3d printed parts with a 3d pen work?
Product and Macro photography benefits from good light. To attract more and better buyers it helps to have good, detailed, well-lit products. How can you do that on a tiny budget? Read on!