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Folgertech Kossel build Part 1

Folgertech Kossel build Part 1
My Build and thoughts. For a few years now I have pointed many people to Folgertech but I personally never owned one. I did have it on good faith from some owners that they were a good printer. Well, I finally put my money where my mouth is and bought their Delta. Now I'm not going to do a review on... Read More

Governments are trying to control what you can print.

Governments are trying to control what you can print.
Get involved. I don't normally jump in on the anti-gun issues or the 3d printed gun issues but please stay with me, this is bigger than the US and our love/hatred for the second amendment. We need to pay attention to the information laws being passed these days. 3d printing has become huge and a lot of rich people with... Read More

Fixing the Wanhao Duplicator I3 Plus 3D Printer (public service announcement )

Fixing the Wanhao Duplicator I3 Plus 3D Printer (public service announcement )
Fixing the Wanhao Duplicator I3 Plus 3D Printer I tend to be a bit more paranoid than most when it comes to 3dprinter and what can go wrong, only because I built most of mine instead of buying a ready to print machine. So when I saw this I had to spread the word. My printers all have this done... Read More

6 More printable tools worth adding to your workbench.

6 More printable tools worth adding to your workbench.
6 More printable tools worth adding to your workbench. Small items organizer by cruzher, published Jul 10, 2016 As the owner of a 3d printer, anytime I can print something instead of buying something makes me happy. So one thing I keep an eye out for are tools or other things I can add to my workbench that does more than... Read More

Top 5 American Filament Makers 2016

Top 5 American Filament Makers 2016
Top 5 American Filament Makers 2016 I'm all for cheap filaments. Like most of us, I don't have a lot of money to throw around.  I print a lot, and I'm always looking for an excuse to print something so I rarely buy more expensive filaments.  When I do I try to by inside the US.  I try to support... Read More

Design a nerf blaster and win an ultimaker.

Design a nerf blaster and win an ultimaker.
Design a nerf blaster and win an ultimaker. 3D Printing Is running a contest until 9/23/2016, with a grand prize of an ultimaker. To enter you must first go to Facebook and join the 3d Printing Group. To win all you need to do is design, print and enter a blaster you make. The rules are in the link. I know I could... Read More

How to Fix a Bricked 3D Printer board. (installing a bootloader)

How to Fix a Bricked 3D Printer board. (installing a bootloader)
How to Fix a Bricked Printer board.(Arduino based) A few weeks ago I made a huge mistake and bricked my MKS Base, board. I wasn't happy with some of my firmware settings. I decided to open up the firmware and do a little tweaking. As you probably can guess, things did not go so well. While attempting to find the firmware I somehow... Read More

What 3D-Printer to buy 2016

What 3D-Printer to buy 2016
What 3D-Printer to buy 2016 We have a lot of options these days. Companies left and right are popping up with their own take on 3D printers. Figuring out what is good and what is bad can be pretty difficult. Then you add budget into the mix and you can really get confused. Then if you have a 3d printer... Read More

Cheapest 3D Printing Filaments that don’t suck.

Cheapest 3D Printing Filaments that don’t suck.
Printing with exotic filaments is great but it can be very expensive. It actually is the most expensive part of this hobby. I'm not just talking about the exotics, though. Matter hackers are one of the more trusted filament makers around and if you just buy the bread and butter of filaments PLA and ABS, it will run you 30... Read More

3D Printing an Electric Longboard as your next DIY Project

3D Printing an Electric Longboard as your next DIY Project
Transportation these days comes in many forms, some of those forms are dumb as hell. The hoverboard is the worst Idea ever. All self-balancing boards are. They are inefficient as they have to balance the rider and drive forward at the same time. I won't deny the novelty there but they can't provide any real transportation and the self-balancing Options that... Read More