Visiting Maker Faire Taipei 2016 – Part 1 – The Booths

Taipei Maker Faire 2016 Weekend (7-8 May) is the main reason for this Taiwan journey! And boy was it a whirl. Here’s a short photo coverage of things though it will definitely not do justice to the event as a whole! But yeah, here goes nothing: Held at the massive National Taiwan Science Education Center (NTSEC), this year’s edition of …

Visit to ATOM 3D Printer’s Office and ATOM Meetup

Just prior to visiting Taipei Maker Faire¬† 2016, a visit to ATOM offices was in order to see all the cool things which happen there! Also a meetup was organized to allow for sharing and exchanging ideas with some of the users from the local 3d printing community in Taiwan! Gotta love the minimalist way that the ATOM office is …

How to Choose a 3D Printer

Been getting this question asked a lot lately so thought it would be helpful to list the things or approaches one can take to decide when planning to get a new 3d printer? We’ve also gone through the same experience initially and even now when getting and exploring 3d printers. So while this is by no means a definitive, be-all-end-all …

Singapore 3D Printing Meetup X coming right up!

Singapore 3D Printing Meetup X

Wow, are we really at meetup #10 now? =P This will be our pre- Singapore Maker Faire 3D Printing Meetup where you can see some sneak previews of stuff we will bring down to the Faire! We will have our regular showcase of the latest projects and stuff which everyone is working on. If you have projects (even mid-way through!) …

We’re going to be at Singapore Maker Faire 2016!

After missing it for couple of years, we’re going to be at Singapore Maker Faire again this year – which will happen over the weekend of 25-26 June 2016 over at SUTD! And it’s going to be bigger and better before, with a much larger community of 3d printing folks and projects coming in with us! There will be showcases …

Visiting Hong Kong Productivity Council’s 3D Printing One Centre

Was fortunate to be able to visit the Hong Kong Productivity Council’s 3D Printing One Centre and here’s a quick look at their centre and what they do to support 3d printing activities there! Great thanks to Chris from 3D Printing One for the tour! The centre is located in the Lower Ground level of the Hong Kong Productivity Council …

Building up the ATOM 2.0 3D Printer (Part 2)

[This is a continuation from Building up the ATOM 2.0 3D Printer (Part 1)] From where we left off last with the frame, it was time to fix in the stepper motors, remembering to keep the cable connectors pointed to one side. With the complete frame and motors in place, the next step was to install the endstops for the …

Building up the ATOM 2.0 3D Printer (Part 1)

First off, this is not meant to be a how-to-build manual for the ATOM 2.0 3D Printer as it is already really well documented (http://www.atom3dp.com/en/film/). Rather, it’s most of a review of our experience/process going through it to share our thoughts with y’all. So here we go: The package arrived shortly couple of days after the order was placed. Well …

Singapore 3D Printing Meetup 8 in Photos

Was great hosting everyone for the combined Singapore 3D Printing Meetup + Shapeways Singapore Meetup this 29 Jan 2016! As usual, had a nice crowd with folks quickly settling into geeking out over the pieces on display With the increased number of showcased items and 3d printed models on display from our partners – there was a nice range of …

3D Printing the Idol of Many Hands from Monkey Island

This model is a quirky inventory item from one of our favorite retro games – The Secret of Monkey Island. And it’s this little beauty which you’re supposed to nick from the Governor’s mansion. The fabled Idol of Many Hands as the look of it suggests! So firing up Sculptris for a quick sculpting session. One does realize quickly that …