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RAMPS Extruder Motor Failure Fixup 26Aug
2017

RAMPS Extruder Motor Failure Fixup

A couple of weeks ago, I was thinking that I hadn't printed anything in a while, so I'd pull the printer up and start on some models I'd been thinking about. When I started the print, however, I found that...
Voice-Controlled Shutters with Alexa & MySensors

Voice-Controlled Shutters with Alexa & MySensors

29 December 2016

My office desk faces a southern window which can be very bright and hard on my eyes while working, so I wanted to come up with a fun way to open and close the shutters.

My office desk faces a southern window which can be very bright and hard on my eyes while working, so I wanted to come up with a fun way to open and close the shutters.

3D Printed Prosthetics - The Raptor Hand

3D Printed Prosthetics - The Raptor Hand

4 April 2015
Prosthetic hands can be incredibly expensive - the latest models costing upwards of $10,000. It's even more expensive for children, as they need to be constantly adjusted and updated with the child's growing...

Prosthetic hands can be incredibly expensive - the latest models costing upwards of $10,000. It's even more expensive for children, as they need to be constantly adjusted and updated with the child's growing body. Fortunately for parents, the 3D printing world is changing that for the better.

 

 

Selecting a 3D Printer

Selecting a 3D Printer

28 December 2014
Since starting to work with my 3D printer, I've had a few people ask me about cost and printer recommendations.  There are many options, but essentially two very different ways to go - build or buy.  Both...
Since starting to work with my 3D printer, I've had a few people ask me about cost and printer recommendations.  There are many options, but essentially two very different ways to go - build or buy.  Both have their rewards and pitfalls, and I'll try to go through some of those here.
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