Tag Archives: MakerBot

Making a Prusa Mendel

I’ve decided to print as many parts as I can to make a Prusa Mendel. Hopefully I can make enough parts so I can just ask some people to make the parts my CupCake can’t make. Currently, every object I … Continue reading

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What an excellent day!

Apparently, I won a Unicorn. The pen plotter, that is. Of course, I couldn’t stop thinking of… In other news, I received my Crosshair II Formula motherboard today (I RMA’d my M2N32-SLI Deluxe at the beginning of November, right before … Continue reading

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Early Christmas Gifts Are Awesome

My dad got me a MK5 kit for Christmas after my MK4 broke for the 3rd time in a few months (PTFE insulators are annoying–I think my thermistor table was wrong). I have since put it together and am currently … Continue reading

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I’m selling an iPhone/iPod/iPad stand design!

I recently received a copy of Alibre Design Expert 2011 (it’s an early Christmas gift from my mom). It’s the Educational version, so instead of $1400 it was $200. That’s not bad for a CAD package with a license I … Continue reading

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Updates on the MakerBot and an Interesting New Service from Hack a Day

Well, if you haven’t already noticed, Hack a Day just started its classified ads service over at classifieds.hackaday.com. Essentially, it’s Craigslist, but for the hackers, modders, and makers of things. I, understanding the full magnitude of the number of daily … Continue reading

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WorkBench Update + New 3D-Prints!

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Workbench Update

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New Workbench/MakerBot Setup

Well, I got a new workbench. Now that my thermal barrier has arrived, I can get to work repairing my extruder–at my new workbench! Then I can start printing cool stuff again!

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Hooray!

My new thermal barrier will arrive tomorrow. Then, I’ll be able to start experimenting with support structures. Yay!

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World Maker Faire NYC

Yes, I’m going, but I won’t be presenting. I’ll probably be hanging out around the MakerBot/3D-Printer Village areas.

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