Monthly Archives: July 2010

Skeinforge Support.. Part 2

Trying out the Support structures in Skeinforge again this afternoon. If you missed part 1, you might want to give that a look first. Today I’m using an actual, decent model, the Jewelry Hand at Thingiverse made by the the folks … Continue reading

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Skeinforge Support.. Part 1

So, yesterday, I was thinking about trying out the Support options in Skeinforge. Something on the (ever shortening!) list of things MakerBot’s aren’t really good at are overhangs and when people talk about “support“, they’re talking about having the printer print … Continue reading

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New boy.. er.. bot in town…

Could be that I’m late to the game and everybody’s already seen this thing but there seems to be another home 3D printer on the market. Or maybe it’s coming-soon. Check it out: Personal Portable 3D Printer for, 1/2 off intro … Continue reading

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New high score!! Woohoo! Well, low score, actually…

Yes, I finally did it. It took a while. It wasn’t really what you’d call easy. Or whatever the opposite of ‘frustrating’ is. Behold! : What, you ask, is this? This, faithful reader, is a spur gear. It’s not the … Continue reading

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Why are you beeping at me?

I’m really not a morning person. Even my parents, if they phone me up on the weekends, don’t call before noon so they won’t have to talk to me in start-up mode. I’m not that bad any more – been … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Hey, I got a blog! I found I was almost sorta doing my own blog posts in the comments at MakerBlock.. Time to get your own blog, Dave! Hopefully I’ll have interesting (or at least not too boring) things to … Continue reading

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