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Feb
4

Blender for 3d Printing

Blender (www.blender.org) is a fantastic program for a number of 3d tasks. Teaching blender from scratch is a big topic. Today, I’m just going to cover some topics specific to 3d printing, and show you some settings and tools to facilitate 3d printing.…

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Dec
31

3d Printing – Zero to Hero – Part 5

Last time we discovered that the FLSun QQ-S profile that comes with Cura 4.3.0 works pretty well, out-of-the-box. Of course there is always room for fine tuning. Unfortunately, I did not make much progress this week, so today, I’m just going to share…

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Dec
24

3d Printing – Zero to Hero – Part 4

Last time we assembled, tested and calibrated the steps per mm of the printer. Now we’ll continue with the calibration steps by pushing some filament through and adjusting the printer profile. Per Filament Calibration Filament Diameter: Average at least 3 readings from a…

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Dec
17

3d Printing – Zero to Hero – Part 3

With the printer and accessories in hand, let’s get started. While the printer arrived quickly, the MicroSD card and PLA filament took longer to get here. FLSun QQ-S Pro Initial impression is that the FLSun QQ-S Pro is well made. While I had…

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Dec
10

3d Printing – Zero to Hero – Part 2

With the 3d printer ordered, (See 3d Printing – Zero to Hero – Part 1) it’s time to round up all the supplies and accessories. Supplies and Accessories A 32GB or smaller MicroSD Card, as the ones commonly included with 3d printers are…

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Dec
3

3d Printing – Zero to Hero – Part 1

Well, not quite zero. I’m a computer guy and web developer with graphics, photography, and printing experience. A bit of a DIYer, and a hobby musician. 3d printers have been in the stores calling me for a number of years. So, when the…

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