How to Replace Worn out Foam Pads for Makerbot Replicator 2 Build Plate

Replicator Build Plate Fix

Our Makerbot Replicator 2 has served us faithfully for almost 900 hours. We noticed that even after levelling our build plate before printing, the 1st layer of print seems to be giving us issues. Upon closer inspection, we noticed that some of the foam pads underneath the build plate has …

Boolean Operations with Rhino3d

Rhinocerous is a great piece of software, simple enough for beginners yet powerful enough for you to do very awesome stuff. But as with all things, we had our fair share of problems. One of our frustrations with using Rhino3D is the use of Boolean operations. Boolean operations are very …

Funbie Studios’ First Birthday!

Time really does fly and before we know it, we’re past the first year mark for Funbie Studios (officially on 10 Oct)! Armed with really nothing more than some crazy ideas, a freshly bought 3D printer and doe-eyed hopes, we are glad to have come some way in the last …

Generative Design – Book Review

Generative Design¬†– Visualise, Program and Create using Processing is a book that speaks of creation, creations(mostly images) using code. In the book, generative design is described as a process whereby programmes are developed to translate an idea into a set of rules. This allows you to implement it using a …

Inside 3D Printing Conference Singapore

Just wrapped up 2 awesome days spent that the Inside 3D Printing Conference (Singapore) held at Marina Bay Sands! So here’s some quick photo coverage of what was exhibited / discussed at the conference! The landmark booth at the Conference was none other than the 100-ton gorilla, 3DSystems, showcasing the …

Modelling with OpenSCAD

OpenSCAD is a free software available that allows you to create 3d CAD models. It is available for windows, mac as well as linux. OpenSCAD is intended for creating of models for things like machine parts. It is not really created for modelling organic/artistic models. OpenSCAD is pretty much like …