3D Printing Watertight Containers

3D Printing Watertight Containers

Most regular 3D prints will not be watertight. There are just a few causes for this, however primarily it’s little gaps between layers that’s the perpetrator. [Mikey77] was decided to give you a course of for creating watertight objects and he shared his results. The trick is to make the printer over extrude barely. This causes […]

Fail Of The Week: Casting A Bolt In A 3D-Printed Mold

Fail Of The Week: Casting A Bolt In A 3D-Printed Mold

Here’s a bizarre subject as a Fail of the Week. [Pete Prodoehl] got down to make a bolt the wrong way just to see if he could. Good for you [Pete]! This is an effective way to be taught non-obvious classes and an exquisite dialog starter which is why we’re that includes it right here. […]

When Stirling Engines Meet 3D Printers

When Stirling Engines Meet 3D Printers

Let’s face it, everyone desires to construct a Stirling engine. They’re refined, and usually superior. They’re additionally a quite concerned fabrication challenge which is why you don’t see a number of them round. This doesn’t take away the entire complexity, however by following this instance 3D printing a Sterling engine is just about half possible. This […]

Customize All the Fan Covers You Never Knew You Needed

Customize All the Fan Covers You Never Knew You Needed

Do you want a flowery fan cowl with exactly specified attributes, however don’t have any want to design one from scratch? If you answered sure (or no) then [mightynozzle] has the reply. The Customizable Fan Grill Cover is a parametric design in OpenSCAD that enables adjusting the body type, dimension, and grill sample for any fan cowl […]

Hybrid 3D-Printer Creates Complete Circuits, Case and All

Hybrid 3D-Printer Creates Complete Circuits, Case and All

The cool children nowadays all appear to suppose we’re on the verge of an AI apocalypse, a minimum of judging by all of the digital ink expended on varied theories. But our putative AI overlords could have a tough time taking on the world with out having the ability to construct robotic legions to impose […]

Resuming Failed 3D Prints Automatically

Resuming Failed 3D Prints Automatically

What occurs to your 3D printer if the ability goes out? What occurs if there’s a jam within the nozzle? What occurs in case your filament breaks, runs out, or turns right into a plate of spaghetti? For all these conditions, the print fails, losing plastic and time. For his Hackaday Prize entry, [robert] has […]

3D Printer Time Lapse Videos Ditch the Blur

3D Printer Time Lapse Videos Ditch the Blur

Example output of Octolapse with the print head absent from the photographs. Most time-lapse movies of 3D prints present a steadily rising print with a loopy blur of machine motion in all places else. This is as a result of a picture is captured at a daily time interval, no matter what’s bodily happening with […]

3D-Printer Gets Hot-Swappable Hot-Ends

3D-Printer Gets Hot-Swappable Hot-Ends

3D printers might be hacked into a mess of helpful machines, just by changing the filament extruder with a brand new attachment corresponding to a laser engraver or plotter. However, [geggo] was fed up with re-wiring and mounting the printhead/software each time he wished to attempt one thing new, and got down to design a […]

A Victrola For The 21st century

A Victrola For The 21st century

We’ve misplaced one thing tangible in our listening to music, as we made the transfer from bodily media by means of MP3 gamers to streaming providers on our cell units. A 12″ vinyl disc could also be barely cumbersome, however there’s an simple expertise to pulling it from the sleeve and inserting it on the […]

Art Deco Radio Gets FM Reception

Art Deco Radio Gets FM Reception

Taking a classic radio and cramming it full of recent, Internet-connected, guts has lengthy been a staple of the hacking and making scene. While some may see it as against the law to take what’s arguably a official piece of historical past and switch it into nothing greater than a slipshod case for the Raspberry […]