I’m building a weighted base DIY mic stand! Rather than buying it in off Amazon I decided to DIY it and build my own.
A digital caliper was at one point the domain of the wealthy. The rest of us had to slug along with our slide calipers and suck it up. And then came the silicon revolution. Everything became smaller, cheaper, and easier to mass produce. Now you can pick up a set of digital calipers for as…
We’re once again taking a dive into the bargain bin at PCBurn, this time for PETG filament from Amazon. At 12.83, shipped, it’s certainly one of the cheapest filaments I could find. Normally I’m leery (despite what the cheapest PLA on EBay videos I’ve made might have you believe) about running cheap filaments through my…
Have you ever wanted to take a video, photos, or scan an object? Do you need a motorized turntable to move the object while this is done? Then have I got the design for you. Maybe. As it turns out an (ultra) cheap louver stepper isn’t the easiest type of motor to step (relatively) smoothly.
The Prusa i3 Mk3 has had a heatbed failure. The problem’s diagnosed and we’re re-wiring the bed to get it heating properly again.
Recently the heated bed failed on my Prusa i3 Mk3 (from Prusa 3D). But on the up-side it wasn’t the bed itself, but the cables. So I seized the opportunity to make a video of the troubleshooting process. There’ll also be a follow up video on what replaced the original cable.
Building your own box fan filter is a great way to reduce the amount of dust in your workspace. I’m going a step further and adding in a variable speed motor control!
3 months ago I set out to buy the cheapest PLA filament on EBay and see if it was total garbage. And I’ve now printed off about two thirds of the spool. What’s do the prints look like after printing out a pound and a half of plastic?
Counting the IGUS Drylin bushing test as a success I’m moving back to bearings. For now. Here’s why.
I was attempting use a Craftsman bench press to center drill Titanium bolts with HSS drill bits. It didn’t go well so I’ve made a tool to square the table.