3 teeth view July 20, 2011
lensholder July 18, 2011

Printing a Curved Container

July 9, 2011

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Printing on the Edge!

I decided to try at a print which involves curves and thus hanging edges enough to just stick to the previous layer to test out the efficiency of the machine.  I used this pot from thingiverse: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3781 I learned lots. belts slipped. Gears slipped. Temperatures varied. and I was watching this thing for 3.5 hours. […]

Posted in: Curvey print

Pyramid Print – Testing for strings

July 3, 2011

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clean pyramid

I saw that this pyramid (made by 3dprinterbot on thingiverse) was a good way to calibrate the stringing which occurs when the print head moves from one object across mid air to another.  Retraction is what its called and its under the Dimension Menu in Skeinforge. (Skeinforge->Carve->Dimension->’Retraction Distance’) It is set for 25mm and the […]

Smallest size test (thus far)

July 1, 2011

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small truck

I wanted to print out a toy truck which was on thingiverse: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:9710 The reason I scaled it so small was actually because I wanted to print something quick after some bridge feedrate calibration I did in skeinforge.  Since this truck had some bridges in the back (where the dump part is), I thought might […]

Memon Name plate

June 27, 2011

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memon

After some adjustments in Skeinforge, I wanted to print out something a little personal so I created a name plate using Tinkercad Tinkercad is a free and easy to use web-based program which will let you share on thingiverse.com and also let you download the .stl file.  If others created something on thingiverse, they can […]

Finally an awesome build

June 27, 2011

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last layer

After so much difficulty with the huxley, I’ve finally come to a good build. I decided to print out a mini wade extruder because the bowden is what is causing a lot of problems right now. As you can see from the following photos that I had to put wood screws into the bowden cable […]

Posted in: Actual Part success
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