gluegunfabber.jpgNo plans or how-to yet, but check out this homemade 3D printer “I’ve constructed a prototype turntable from Meccano that automatically lowers itself up to 60mm, currently at 0.75mm per revolution though this can be changed. This is intended for use in experiments in continuously extruding recycled HDPE…Recent fabrications include a 18mm high 19mm diameter cylinder with 0.85mm walls, and a 13mm high 43mm diameter cylinder with 1.75mm walls. Each layer is 0.25mm thick. It’s fascinating to watch in the same way as a potter is, at work on their wheel“. [Via Worldchanging] Link.

0 thoughts on “3D Printer made from a Glue Gun and Meccanno

  1. I want to know more, anyone got a link to a more detailed site, or know what terms to search under?

  2. I have also been looking for the least expensive to obtain a 3d printer. The cheapest price i have found so far is the three grand range. Cheap for what it is, but much to expensive for my pocket.


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