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Sources for STL files and design software

Almost all CAD and 3D software can export an STL or OBJ file of the designed part – this is a file defining in a very simple/basic method how the object will look, and this file is generally read only (since it throws away everything about how it was created). On Thingiverse  you can download […]

Build a 3D Printer Workhorse, Not an Amazing Disappointment Machine

This article was featured on Hackaday and I found it was full of good information on stepper motor selection, hot beds, drivers, etc. 3D printers have become incredibly cheap, you can get a fully workable unit for $200 – even without throwing your money down a crowdfunded abyss. Looking at the folks who still buy […]

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