Category: 3D Printing

FURNACE - Labeled Switch Printed
Posted in 3D Printing Development FreeCAD Python

Labeled Switch Plates

A light switch plate covers with UV reflective and glow filaments. Great for a workshop or switch panel.

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Posted in 3D Printing MMU2S

Success with the MMU2S

There were only three issue during the print, all of which were detected and recoverable. The MMU2s performs as advertised!

Bob and Kevin MInion
Posted in 3D Printing MMU2S Prusa MK3

Minions for test prints

I like using Minions as my MMU test prints. Their story is that there are thousands of them. they look alike but each one is slightly different. That means as a finished product “Imperfection is acceptable!”

Posted in 3D Printing FreeCAD Prusa MK3

Coaster Maker in FreeCAD

Looking for something that is Multiple Material, can be customized, and is useful? Try the FloatingCAM CoasterMaker.

Wall mount peg with bearing
Posted in 3D Printing Prusa MK3

Wall Peg with Bearing

A wall mount for spools that use the bearings and aluminum tubes from the MMU tray it replaced. I created this for my Wall Mount…

Posted in 3D Printing PrintingTips

My Thingiverse experience

Today I thought I’d talk about the Thingiverse environment and the community as I’ve experienced it, so far.  My Thingiverse experience started with sharing my…

Wall Mounted Filament Buffer
Posted in 3D Printing PrintingTips

My first Thingiverse Publication

I couldn’t wait for the Filament Buffer to be shipped from Prusa and my effort was rewarded.  Today I published my first Thingiverse item, a…

heated pad installed
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Posted in 3D Printing PrintingTips

Considering a Silicone Heated Pad? Do it!

Two days ago I  dealt with heat bed failures  where I talked about ordering a silicone heated pad.  It arrived yesterday and today I am…

Filament Buffer,Multiple Material 2S
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Posted in 3D Printing Prusa MK3

Multiple Material 2S is here!

I am anxiously awaiting the Multiple Material 2S upgrades promised by Prusa.  During my wait I have printed the MK3S extruder and even ordered and…

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Posted in 3D Printing

Heated Bed Failure

I had a heated bed failure after I cleaned off the PEI sheet.  It was an add-on that I put on but it never worked…