Category 3d Printing

3D Printed Candy Machine

The good part is that it totally works and printed without failing. 4 days of parts and used up the majority of that orange and green I had. Nearly out of filament now so there may be a slight delay…

OG Grey Hulk on the CR-10

One of the cool things about the CR-10 is you can print big stuff on it. So to celebrate getting my 4 Star Hulk to rank 5 and to test out a huge print I set up this big ol…

New Printer – The CR-10

A few weeks ago while scrolling through my twitter feed I came across a giveaway for a CR-10 via Datulab Tech’s twitter, then a few days later I got an email saying that I had actually won. Thanks again David…

3D printed Splattershot Prop

For Halloween this year one of the boys decided he wanted to be an inkling from Splatoon. Given, Nintendo doesn’t have a whole lot in the way of costuming outside the Mario universe we had to make our own stuff.…

Pumpkin Spice PLA

I recently ordered some sample filaments off Amazon to test out. Whole rolls of Porto-Pasta are not exactly cheap, but a 50g coil will let you see what it can do before investing. This is their cinnamon filled htpla that…

Calibrations!

So one of the issues I ran into was prints getting goopy on one side of the print. The d6 has a single sided cooling fan which means that air only hits one side of the print leaving the other…

First 3D Printer

Husband bought me an early birthday present this past week, the Monoprice Maker Ultimate. (AkA, the Wanhao Duplicator 6) I believe there was a sale, as buying a 3d printer was not something we had been planning on lately, but…

Learning to model 3d prints.

So it turns out using 123D is pretty easy. If you know to use vector imaging software like Illustrator this type of stuff will be quick for you to pick up on. This image above took about a day or…