Upgrading a Prusa i3

If you have been involved in the 3D printing world since its inception then at some point you will have come across Josef Prusa and the original i3. This post will show you how im upgrading a Prusa i3 3D Printer Josef Prusa created arguably the first open source 3D printer that pretty much anyone […]

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3D Printing a Quadcopter: Part 1

3D printers are great, you can print just about anything these days from key-rings to full car transmission models. So I have decided to push my 3D printers to a limit, by printing a racing quadcopter. I already have a cheap Syma X5C-1 and a brushless drone that can carry a GoPro, so I want […]

How to Print in Multiple Materials with a Single Extruder

The one disadvantage of a single nozzle machine is that you can only print in a single colour or material, or can you? Well there is a more manual way in where you can print in 2 colours or even materials with a single nozzle 3D-Printer. We can do this by setting our G-Code to […]

Will your 3D-printer kill you?

Will your 3D-printer kill you? As the 3D printers spread around the world, a fact that some people call the “new industrial revolution”, there are more and more concerns about the dangers surrounding these machines. The most common desktop 3D printers use the Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) process or Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM, which is […]

Will your 3D printer kill you?

BuildTak – Is it Worth it?

Recently I have been trying out a popular solution to the 3D printer adhesion problem we all face. There are many solutions such as blue tape, Kapton tape, glass and the list goes on. And then there is the debated one called BuildTak. There are several conflicting views on this product ; many complain about it’s […]

FAQ about 3d-printing

SLS, FDM, SLA, LOM… What 3D printer meets your needs?

3D printers are making their way into homes and businesses around the world. As more people shop for 3D printers, they are presented with a wide range of options. All 3D printers work by laying down a layer of material at a time to build a 3D object. The difference in the machines is in […]

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How to: 2D images into 3D models-3D Printing

Why should you want to turn 2D designs/drawings into 3D models. Well there are many reasons : whether you want a model of a complex logo that would require lots of time and effort to replicate, or you don’t know how to design and want a starting point and 2D drawings can give your designs […]