Guides

Guide: 3-Point Bed Level Conversion (Maker Select v2)

When I first purchased my Maker Select, I found bed leveling to be the most tedious and frustrating part of 3D Printing. The problem actually became progressively worse over time, at which point I realized the original Y-Carriage Plate was warped. As I was very close to throwing it out the window, I purchased an… Continue reading Guide: 3-Point Bed Level Conversion (Maker Select v2)

Guides

Guide: Upgrading the Linear Shaft Bearings (Anet A8)

When my brand new Anet A8 arrived from Ebay, I inspected all of the parts to make sure everything was included. Although it was packaged well, I noticed the bearings were practically destroyed, with many of the balls having fallen out. Without any replacements readily available, I opted to assemble the printer and change them… Continue reading Guide: Upgrading the Linear Shaft Bearings (Anet A8)

Events

3D Printed Toy Drive for the Halo Keepers

With Christmas right around the corner, it is an excellent opportunity to give back to those who need it most. As such, I am pleased to announce the first official Let’s Print 3D charity drive, made possible by the amazing people at the Halo Keepers organization. Based in Jacksonville (FL) this group of selfless individuals… Continue reading 3D Printed Toy Drive for the Halo Keepers

Projects

How to Build a D-Bot 3D Printer (Part 2: Frame)

The D-Bot’s frame is built from aluminum extrusion¬†and fastened together with 3D printed parts. Provided that the prints are well made, this offers an extremely rigid framework at a considerable cost savings over metal counterparts. It is however important to choose the right material and test the strength of your parts prior to assembly. During… Continue reading How to Build a D-Bot 3D Printer (Part 2: Frame)