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3D printer head

The end of October and the beginning of November saw me get back to working on my RepRap-powered 3D printer project. It had been stalled for quite awhile, and to kick things back into gear, I went ahead and got some more of the much-needed materials so that I could start tinkering again.

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Image Credits: Jonathan Juursema/.

3D Printer Project Update

RepRap 3D Printer

The project to build my own 3D printer has stalled a bit lately. Largely because the house needed new siding, and that’s almost $20K worth of work. As I’ve tendered my resignation at Stratasys and will be losing access to free 3D printing, this is going to force me to step things up a bit if I want to keep creating new things.

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Image Credits: Deezmaker/.

RepRap/CoreXY: Progress Report


The RepRap project has slowed a bit, but that’s only because of my need to order a bunch of parts on a time-constrained budget. The Arduino/RAMPS 1.4 package is here, and as I write this draft a few other electrical components are en route.

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Image Credits: Russ Nelson/Creative Commons/ShareAlike.