Digital Fabrication

Clever Hack Uses Cheap Resin Printers To Make Flexible Hydraulic Actuators

Clever Hack Uses Cheap Resin Printers To Make Flexible Hydraulic Actuators

dirt cheap SLA printers are opening all kinds of doors to new applications

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Hacking 3D Printers To Add Full Color Capabilities

Hacking 3D Printers To Add Full Color Capabilities

This very interesting approach to adding capabilities to a cheap 3d printer came into our inbox this week. Aad Van Der Geest has been experimenting with a dual extruder setup that could bring full color printing to cheap filament based printers. His system utilizes 2 i3 style 3d printers merged into one. One extruder is […]

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First Look: Carvera Desktop CNC Prototyping Station

First Look: Carvera Desktop CNC Prototyping Station

this upcoming desktop mill is packed with features. See it in action.

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Make: Geometry

A Better Way To Teach Geometry Using 3D Models

Joan Horvath and Rich Cameron, authors of Make: Geometry, explain how to use 3D models to teach geometry, which can help students visualize and grasp the basic shapes. Joan describes herself as a recovering rocket scientist who worked at JPL. Rich was an early RepRap 3D printer enthusiast. Together they have created a practical, hands-on approach to teaching geometry. Make: Books editor, Patrick DiJusto talks to Joan and Rich.

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Tutorial: Painting The Mandalorian Armorer Helmet

Tutorial: Painting The Mandalorian Armorer Helmet

How to get that perfect faux hammered look like the Armorer from the show Mandalorian

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3D Modeling for Makers

Lydia Sloan Cline is the author of Fusion 360 for Makers, which is out in a new second edition. She teaches 3D design and fabrication at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, where she began as a drafting professor with a degree in Architecture. In this episode of Make:cast, Patrick DiJusto, Make: Books […]

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If You’re Into 3D Printing, You Need To Be Watching CNC Kitchen

If You’re Into 3D Printing, You Need To Be Watching CNC Kitchen

The CNC Kitchen channel, run by Stefan, is a treasure trove of tests and real data surrounding many 3d printing topics

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