Category Archives: 3D Printers

Flying Squirrel

Our 3D printer (a stretched Mendel Max) has recently got to the point where it works. To test this we ended up printing a selection of squirrels (currently posing on our webcam). We started with the medium sized white squirrel, … Continue reading

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MendelMax Upgrade

Our MendelMax 3D printer hasn’t even printed anything yet (The first extruder we fitted was unfortunately far from serviceable, and we’re still awaiting some parts for the replacement – a tried and tested design) but we’ve upgrading parts on it … Continue reading

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OggCamp, Printers and Pi

We’ve had a busy couple of months since my last update, with more new faces (more members are always welcome, there’s still plenty of room!) and some great progress on one of our larger projects. 18th/19th of August brought OggCamp … Continue reading

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When 3D Printing Goes Wrong

Inconsistent Flow Rate by j_ridley2000 One of the best thing about the hacker/hackspace community is the willingness to share mistakes. And one the best examples is the The Art Of 3D Print Failure group on Flickr. A small group of … Continue reading

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RepRap 3D Printer Projects

What if you could build a machine which can build a copy of it’s self? The RepRap project is aiming for just that. But what is it? The current version of the RepRap is a rapid prototyping 3D printer which … Continue reading

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