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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)

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How to Build a D-Bot 3D Printer (Part 1: Overview)

After purchasing my fourth consumer 3D printer, I started playing with the idea of building the next one from scratch.  After all, what’s more impressive than a custom built 3D Printer, made from a variety of printed parts? While there was no shortage of designs available, the D-Bot CoreXY 3D Printer is definitely the most popular choice.… Continue reading How to Build a D-Bot 3D Printer (Part 1: Overview)