Tag: 3D Printing

My sister came to me with her defective dinosaur. She had bought it on sale, then discovered that it was missing the cover to its battery holder. It would obviously be inconvenient if the batteries fell out while in the …

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A while ago I blogged about 3D printing a Tardis. In fact, the Tardis on the right (the one that is lit up) is the one from that post. But one of the cool things about 3D printing software is …

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I recently found a 3D model on Thingiverse for an under-desk headphone holder. Unfortunately, it was for a 3/4″ desk, and my desk is 1″ thick, so I quickly threw together my own version in FreeCAD. I’ve uploaded it to …

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Although my general interest in 3D printing is based on designing my own models, I have printed a few pre-made models. This TARDIS model came from Thingiverse, and was created by a guy going by the name of Count Spatula! …

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It’s been a while since I’ve talked about what I’ve been doing with my 3D printer, so I thought I’d do an update. I spent some time going through a series of exercises with FreeCAD, and printed a bunch of …

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I was just in Sam’s club, and took this picture. I guess if you can buy a 3D printer in conventional brick-and-mortar stores, it must be becoming pretty mainstream. The printer they are selling is the MakerBot Replicator Mini, which …

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A few weeks ago I finally purchased a 3D printer – a Lulzbot Taz 5.  In the past, I’d played with a Makerbot, and looked at a few others, but I really liked the Taz 5 – it is a …

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