3D Printed Upgrade for Cheap Foam Glider

3D Printed Upgrade for Cheap Foam Glider

We know you’ve seen them: the massive foam gliders which can be a summertime staple of seemingly each massive field retailer and greenback retailer on the earth. They could also be made by totally different corporations or have slight beauty variations, however all of them adhere to the essential formulation: a protracted plastic bag containing […]

Tinkercad Coding Tricks To Automate Modeling

Tinkercad Coding Tricks To Automate Modeling

If you wish to do a fast design for 3D printing, Tinkercad is fairly simple to make use of. Although it was briefly in peril of going out of enterprise, it was purchased by AutoDesk who’ve made a whole lot of enhancements. It is feasible to program and simulate an Arduino in the identical device […]

Open Source DIY Printers are Alive and Well: What We Saw At ERRF 18

Open Source DIY Printers are Alive and Well: What We Saw At ERRF 18

If you observe the desktop 3D printer market, it in all probability received’t shock you to listen to that almost each 3D printer on show on the inaugural East Coast RepRap Festival (ERRF) was made in China. Even Printrbot CEO Brook Drumm needed to admit that this was the yr his firm might lastly chew […]

Tattoo your 3D Prints with Velocity Painting

Tattoo your 3D Prints with Velocity Painting

Just when it looks as if we’ve juiced all of the inventive potential out of our 3D printers, a daring new characteristic lands on the desk. Enter Velocity Painting, an idea delivered to life by [Mark Wheadon] that textures our 3D prints with greyscale pictures. At its core, the method is easy: pores and skin […]

Neat 3D Printer Hack Makes Printing Multiples Possible

Neat 3D Printer Hack Makes Printing Multiples Possible

One of the guarantees of 3D printing is you could mass produce objects at dwelling, printing out a number of copies of no matter you need. Unfortunately, the fact is a bit completely different: after getting printed one thing out, you often must take away it manually from the print mattress. Unless you’re [Replayreb], that’s: […]

Tie-Dyed Filament Sings With Color

Tie-Dyed Filament Sings With Color

Manufacturers dye all kinds of 3D printer filaments on their manufacturing facility strains; why can’t we? [Richard] takes this concept one step additional by creating his own custom multicolored reels of nylon. Printing with these reels produces a vibrant sample that merely calls for our consideration and  begs us to ask: how on earth..? [Richard’s] […]

Drawing Lines In The Sand: Taking Beach Graffiti To The Next Level

Drawing Lines In The Sand: Taking Beach Graffiti To The Next Level

When strolling down the seaside, there’s all the time an urge to attract within the sand – it appears obligatory to make your mark by inscribing one thing. But there’s a dilemma: how do you go about bodily drawing it? You may decide to stay standing and try to deploy a toe, however that requires […]

Coolest Way to Watch 3D Printing: Lights, Camera, Octolapse!

Coolest Way to Watch 3D Printing: Lights, Camera, Octolapse!

Octoprint is a family identify for anybody into 3D printing and anybody commonly studying Hackaday. Described by creator Gina Häußge as “the snappy web interface for your 3D printer”, Octoprint lets you management successfully any desktop 3D printer over the native community or Internet. It even has webcam help so you possibly can watch your […]

Easy-Peelzy Makes 3D Prints Stick And Not Stick

Easy-Peelzy Makes 3D Prints Stick And Not Stick

We have a buddy who has all the time been obsessed that he didn’t invent the Weed Eater. After all, it’s just a few fishing line and a motor. We would possibly really feel the identical means about Easy-Peelzy, which [Maker’s Muse] critiques within the video, beneath. The concept may be very easy. Two squares […]

PCB Holder Quick-fix Turns Out To Be Big Improvement

PCB Holder Quick-fix Turns Out To Be Big Improvement

When one thing wants enhancing, most hacks typically make a small tweak to deal with an issue with out altering how issues actually work. Other hacks go a degree deeper, and that’s what [Felix Rusu] did along with his 3D printed magnetic holders. Originally designed to deal with a shortcoming with the PCB holders in […]