mosaic by makergear large Building the MakerGear Mosaic 3D Printer   Part VI: The Heated Build Platform

mosaic build platform detail 614x460 Building the MakerGear Mosaic 3D Printer   Part VI: The Heated Build Platform

This is the second-to-last installment of my ongoing series on building the MakerGear Mosaic 3D printer. This part covers assembly of the heated build platform, including installation and adjustment of the leveling plate, mounting the heating element and build surface, and making the associated electrical connections. Next week, I’ll be wrapping up the build by installing the electronics. And then, hopefully not too long thereafter, I’ll be printing a shot glass and celebrating my first 3D printer in the traditional fashion!

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Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.


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