Some parts are more difficult to orientate than others - and some even need special tools to make them sit perfectly flat. In this guide I'll walk through how to use Meshmixer to set a particular surface of a design to sit flat on your print bed.
In this guide I walk through how to use the variable layer height feature in Slic3r Prusa Edition to add detail to your prints without sacrificing print time.
I recently discovered that it's possible to 3D print topography. By doing this, you can have a small model of a mountain range or any area around the world that you'd like! I can picture this being very useful as a teaching aid or possibly for planning a trek. It also serves as a great … Continue reading 3D Printed Topography
In search for a unique way that I can brand the packaging that I send out to my 3D Hubs customers, I came across this video by Devin Montez on his Make Anything Youtube channel. After watching this, I decided to design and print my own stamp. This post will cover the design process, and the post … Continue reading Designing a custom logo stamp in Fusion 360
PID tuning is a fairly quick and easy process that can make a big difference to your print quality. If you can see while you're printing that your extruder temperature is fluctuating up and down by a few degrees then a quick PID tuning can help to make it rock solid. Temperature fluctuations can even … Continue reading PID Tuning
If you're looking to change colour or materials part way through your prints, the best way to do it is with an M600 command placed in your G-Code. If you're not using z-hop in your slicing software and you'd just like to change colour, you can easily insert the M600 command wherever you'd like in … Continue reading Printing multiple colours or materials using a single extruder
Having your extruder properly calibrated is essential for perfecting your print quality. Often when you go to calibrate it for the first time, you'll find that your calibration is actually a long way off from what it is supposed to be and you've been printing with it set incorrectly all along. There are two parts … Continue reading Extruder Calibration