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3D Printable IKEA Tertial Lamp Swivel Clamp

This is an idea inspired from our constant need to swivel our IKEA Tertial Lamps around to reach different areas of our workspace. The Problem The problem arose from the fact that the lamp base was designed to hold the lamp in a stationary position and was ill-suited to swivel …

Making a Handled Resin Vat Comb

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One of the joys (or chores depending on how you look at it) of owning a resin 3d printer is the constant need to clean out the resin vat and keep it free of print-killing debris. To this end, it is useful to have some sort of combing tool which …

Combining Meshes in Fusion360

This quick trick came up with some research into how Autodesk’s Fusion360 can be used to not only do Mesh-Mesh combintations, but also (in a somewhat roundabout way), do a Body-Mesh combination. This strange approach came up through some discussion with few teachers in a workshop lately. The Setup So …

Settings for Stronger Supports in Simplify3D

When it comes to 3d printing out more complicated models in FDM printers, it’s common to have to place a lot of support around them. Given that there may be parts where you only need a little bit to hold up a features of your 3d models, you may end …

Upgrading the ATOM 2.0 Extruder Assembly

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It was time to give our older ATOM 2.0 workhorses an extruder assembly upgrade! This should allow them to more consistently extrude filaments and also keep up with more exotic filaments with a bit of flex in them. First to come off are these older version of the extruder assembly. …

How to Fix Broken Resin 3D Prints

Sometimes, the worst happens when you accidentally snap your resin 3d printed parts. Thankfully, there is a easy way to try to salvage your broken resin parts and save the hours you put into the print. In the example below, a recently resin 3d printed blade model was accidentally snapped …