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
I needed a temperature monitor for my 3d printer enclosure. Here’s how I made a DIY “Internet of Things” Thermometer with ESP8266/Arduino
Printing the Warpinator 5000 on Wanhao Di3. Can you print ABS without warping using only glue stick to hold it down?
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.
In this make we 3d print Kryptonite, and add multi-coloured lighting effects using Arduino and RGB LED lights!