Category: 3D Printing

Posted: 2018-11-21
T-Rex

Most of the 3d printing I am interested in is functional prints. However - sometimes a model sticks out as something really worth printing. The MakerBot T-Rex skeleton is one such. For ease of…

Posted: 2018-09-23
Initial tests of the Prusa MMU2

MMU2 The multi material unit v2 from Prusa (MMU2) was recently released - and for those of us that pre-ordered it way back when it was announced - it's actually started arriving. I assembled mine on…

Posted: 2018-06-03
3d printed arduino lamp

The model A fairly long time ago I found and printed this model: Celluar Lamp . I even scaled it up in size - just to see if I could print it. The lamp So - then of course the next question arose…

Posted: 2017-11-14
Star decoration

Found this model of a star decoration on Thingiverse. Did a quick print run and instead of using a string of LED lights just grabbed a handful from the drawer and a small buck converter. The…

Posted: 2017-10-12
Starting to prime some dalek parts

To move forward with the Dalek build - the next step is to start work on priming and painting the parts. Before I started that I decided to have a test run. I grabbed Om Nom from thingiverse and…

Posted: 2017-10-03
Model turntable

When working on some models (both kit and 3d printed) it helps to have a turntable to get access all around without having to touch the model. Ths helps when building, painting and especially when…

Posted: 2017-09-04
All plastic dalek parts

I picked up the transparent (or natural) filament today - so I could print off the light covers (ears). That means all parts from the model are now printed. I can now position the lower main body…

Posted: 2017-09-03
More parts for the Dalek

Printing progress. Lots more parts printed. I have run out of blue so some are red. I've also run out of red - so the skirts will be in black. All that leaves now is the ears - they need to be in…

Posted: 2017-09-01
Project Dalek

Did some digging - and have found several voice modulators for arduino out there that can make you sound like you're a dalek. Some of them also do the lights control. Some mention the wave arduino…

Posted: 2017-08-31
Base and bumps

The Dalek build has been started. The base front and back parts have been printed. They show the footprint of the finished model when placed together: Oddly - the quality on the front (printed first…

Posted: 2017-08-31
I feel I have to build a Dalek

While I was digging for some inspiration for a new 3d model I happened across the Accurate Dalek Model by user Audrey2 . This brings back memories of being terrified as a kid by these fantastic…

Posted: 2017-08-25
Filter holder for Polar Pro

I recently picked up a set of PolarPro's Cinema ND and ND+Polarizer filters for DJI Mavic drone. They come in a nice box supported in foam but are a bit fiddly to get in and out. Did some looking…

Posted: 2017-08-21
Printing Pac-Man

I was watching a video on 3D Printing Nerd's youtube channel where he was printing a Pac-Man ghost (video at the end of this post). It made me think that it could be fun to do something similar…

Posted: 2017-07-04
Test 3d print spinner

So - the kids are taken by the current fidget spinner craze. I have to say that personally - they seem like simple gyroscopes - but OK - they think they're interesting. So - what can we do with that…