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, …


Quick Wood Burning (Pyrography) Tutorial


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 …

MakerBot Replicator 2 – Unboxing and First Print

MakerBot Replicator 2 Unboxing

After a long wait, we’ve finally gotten our hands on our MakerBot Replicator 2 3D Printer! So here’s some shots of the first things we’ve gone with it… The box is a pretty hefty one, but thankfully not too heavy. Black and cool looking on the outside and belies the …

Bunnie’s Open Sourced Laptop Project

  Paint us impressed- it seems like the very prolific Bunnie Huang is raring to build his open fully open sourced laptop, dubbed the “Novena”, and seems to be powered by a quad-core ARM CPU, coming with an on-board FPGA, dual Ethernet ports, and GPIO pins for hackers to play …

3D Printshow London 2012

Quick Video from the 3D Printshow London 2012 which took place in Oct 2012 – a good sampling of the kinds of printers which are out there and what magical things they have been printing out!