Tag Archives: DIY

3D Printer Camp May 2014

In my spare time, I like to help people build 3d printers. My next big group build will be in May, but registration for the event ends next week. If you have plans to build your own 3d printer this year, this is an opportunity for you to save money on the parts and get […]

Leaking Hot End

Here is why you don’t want to use a thin Teflon tube in your hot end.     The pressure will build up and pop a hole in the tube.    The PTFE in this hot end was 1.8mm and OD 2.3mm which is only .25 wall thickness.    It ran alright for a few hours […]

3D Printer Camp 2013

I’m coordinating a group build of 3D Printers. Participants pay $415 up front.  On the day of the event you receive all the parts, get help building the printer, and go home with a working 3D printer.    The style of the printer is Mendel90.   But we are not strictly following their plan.   […]