Tag Archives: 3D printing

I like Octoprint

So I was sitting upstairs where it’s warm, instead of down in the cold basement, and suddenly I had the idea to print something I’ve been noodling on for a while. Click. Click. Click. Move the Octoprint browser window so … Continue reading

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more heated chamber

I think this is a pretty good indicator. Both prints using the same spool of ABS (which my friend Tyler at filabot dropped off for playing with because of the nonuniform color). Right without a chamber, left with chamber. The … Continue reading

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printrbot metal plus heated chamber

I think I could make this one a little better, but only at the cost of making it much harder to watch prints in progress. It’s got an outer frame of bent 3x12mm aluminum strip that clamps itself to the … Continue reading

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Downcycling

Those random pieces of plywood that had a bunch of stuff lasercut out of the middle? Save them. You never know when they might come in handy. For example: the other day I needed to make a simple camera mount … Continue reading

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More Big-Nozzle Fun

This may actually be useful for other people. When I went to test different extrusion speeds for my 0.75mm nozzle on the Ubis13 I was concerned about how fast I could go and still have the heater keep up with … Continue reading

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3D printer nozzle wars

I finally got around to trying theĀ  0.75mm nozzle on my Metal Plus. It arrived before the holiday, but I didn’t have the time to make a custom wrench for it (the flats appear to be just a hair too … Continue reading

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I need a better CAD program

Or to get really good at creating polygon coordinates in my head. My new fan duct is an improvement over the old one, which was an improvement over a bare fan with a dab of packing tape. (I made something … Continue reading

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