This Tiny DIY Plotter Makes Labels On Masking Tape

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This Tiny DIY Plotter Makes Labels On Masking Tape

Masking tape labels are a staple in any workshop. You scribble what’s in a box on the tape and slap it in place. We’ve all done it. However, Molten Cheese Bear is taking that concept in an interesting direction.

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As you can see, they’ve made a tiny plotter that writes directly onto the masking tape, using the roll of tape as one of the axis for motion.

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So far they’ve made a couple versions. It appears like they’re using a floppy disk carriage as the main head, which I personally find quite endearing. There’s something very aesthetically pleasing to me about using the old parts for these cobbled together machines.

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