Replicator 2 – The Review Part 3 – The Front Panel, Electronics and Settings

Front LED Panel of Replicator 2

The Front Control Panel Here’s the front panel and buttons of the MakerBot Replicator 2. Pretty straightforward settings with the LED displaying menus and submenus in when you’re making your selections. During the print, this will be where it shows the progress of your print job. Controlling the menu selections …

Friday Night Printing with Replicator 2

Levelling With Painter Tape

It’s Friday again so its print night for us! The painter tape has just come in from MBI so we managed to get 3 pieces cut 1 piece in half and pasted on the build plate, which fit and covered just about most of the area of the build platform …

Replicator 2 – The Review Part 1 – The Enclosure and Built Platform

Front LED Panel of Replicator 2

    The Makerbot Replicator 2 comes in a sleek black finishing. Replacing the wood chassis used for previous generations is the new powder-coated metal chassis. The whole construction is very sturdy. One thing to note though is that when you are printing, it is better to leave the Replicator 2 …

MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer – 5 Part Review Series

Whole Replicator 2 Enclosure

Now that we have our latest toy which is the Makerbot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer, we will be featuring an in-depth review on this latest model from MakerBot Industries. To be comprehensive, we”ll break this review into a 5 part series that will be posted as we go along, …

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Quick Wood Burning (Pyrography) Tutorial

Setup

Here’s a quick woodburning (a.k.a pyrography) tutorial for those in the mood for making gifts this holiday season! =) Tools & Materials Required: Woodburning Set (I used the Soundtech 24pc Woodburning Set which doubles as a soldering iron too) Pliers (for handling the hot metal woodburning tip) Gift Object with …