Years ago I wrote a PHP script to download photographs from Flickr. That was the previous time the company changed hands, when it was sold to Yahoo! I am not sure I want to keep my photos on Flickr again so I brought my script up to date and made it iterate through all my […]
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Finishing is an important part of 3d printing, but how do you combine, glue, and bond your 3d printed parts to get a 3d printing result you can be proud of?
In this beginner-friendly 3d cad tutorial, we are going to create a personalized maze puzzle in Tinkercad, ready for 3d printing!
Raspberry Pi remote access can be tricky. What can you do? How can you make it easy for you to remote access, but difficult for the bad guys?
Using Meshmixer takes your 3D printing superpowers to the next level. Find an existing STL file, modify it, delete parts, and then export for 3D printing – See how easy it can be in this tutorial and video!
Octopi is a fantastic system for running your 3D printers remotely, using a Raspberry Pi, including built in webcam and time lapse features. Installing Octoprint need not be a chore on Mac or Windows. Follow this guide to see how quick and easy it can be to get up and running with your Octopi powered […]
3D printing filament spool holders have often been a pain. Most don’t work well in practice, and can take too much time to make. In this video, Ben shows how to make one that takes seconds to build, and uses materials you probably already have on hand!
Simplify 3D is a great slicer, but it can do more than just slice. While we are big fans of CAD software, if you just need to make simple dimension changes S3D has got you covered. Check out this video from Maker Ben!
So there I am. Happy as a little boy on Christmas morning. I just got my Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless in the mail! WHOOT!!!! I’m about to start work on my dream bot that will cost hardly anything but be a ton of fun. Two hours in, and there I sat at my desk frustrated, […]
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 […]