Category Archives: skeinforge

Configuring Skeinforge: Making a New Profile.. The Test & Tweak

This article’s the second of two on making up a new profile. If you didn’t read the first one, you probably should do that before reading this one. Or at least scan through it. Even if you’re not making up … Continue reading

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Configuring Skeinforge: Making a New Profile.. The Setup

Next up is actually creating a new profile.. I’m using Skeinforge 33 for this, dated 10.11.10, but any version close to that should work pretty well. I know 2 ways to dial in a new skeinforge profile. One, the one … Continue reading

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Configuring Skeinforge: Index to Articles..

Table of contents might be a better term. Either way, I’ve got this series of articles about configuring skeinforge so I figure it’d probably be a good idea to have a single article that references the rest. If you find … Continue reading

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Configuring Skeinforge: Movin’ on up! (to a recent version)

Starting at ReplicatorG version 0020, the folks at MakerBot are also including a recent version of Skeinforge. w00T!! I’ve been advocating moving up to more recent versions of skeinforge for months now, mostly because I think I can sorta figure out … Continue reading

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Configuring Skeinforge: The 4 (or 5) Big Settings..

Unlike the previous post which was sortofa mini Skeinforge dictionary, this one is about some parameters you’ll actually find in Skeinforge. This was written with Skeinforge 31 (“10.09.21”) in mind but anything past version 20 or so should be pretty … Continue reading

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Configuring Skeinforge: Some Basic Terms…

I’ve gotten a bunch of questions lately about configuring Skeinforge, the program MakerBot people (and others!) use to take a 3D model and turn it into a gcode file. I’m sure there are others around who are a lot more up … Continue reading

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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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