I was talking to a friend who has a Delta printer that he built. He said, “I wish my Delta had a build plate that I could level the old-fashioned way” This got me thinking how hard could that be? I had a “nothing planned” weekend so I wondered what I could do and then … More Delta build plate hack
I have written a few books before, although they were about a completely different subject. But that for me is the reason you write a book. The subject must inspire you and it must leave you wanting to know more about it. If you write a book about something you better make sure you’re prepared … More The books I wrote about this 3D printing malarkey
I wanted to create a small plinth with the name of the website embossed on the front. I wanted to have something that I could use when I wanted to take a picture on a print and post it to my media sites. I designed it in Tinkercad, then tried to print it. I wanted … More Prints warping on my Delta
Delta End Stops I think that printers “End Stops” are the second most important thing on a 3D printer. Not sure what the first most important thing is, but end stops, are definitely the second most important thing. End stops, tell the printer what it’s working dimensions are going to be. Every time you turn … More 3D printer – End Stops
This caught me a little by surprise. The RAMPS board does its thing, tucked away, as it is, in the bowels of my Delta printer. Since I’ve had this printer, it has always had an issue with being noisy. I thought it would be cool to move it to its own box located somewhere else, … More Stepper Driver Problem, and Resolution
Can You earn money from 3D Printing? I have often wondered, if you can earn money from 3D printing. In this post, I will offer some ways in which you might be able to make some money. How much? Well I can’t say, it’s up to you, and how far you are prepared to go … More Can You earn money from 3D Printing?
In this post, I will share with you what you need to be able to print without a care in the world. There are certain things that you will need. These things will not only help you to obtain better printed objects, but also make your life a little easier too. Tools of the trade … More Things you need to make 3D printing less stressful.
What is 3D printing 3D printing is a process in which objects are made by fusing, or depositing materials, such as plastics, metal, ceramics, and powders to produce a physical 3D object. 3D printers work much like inkjet printers. Instead of ink, 3D printers deposit a material usually a PLA type of plastic filament. This … More What is 3D printing