Cotty's 3D printing adventures

I know when I print holes (If I want them to be snug) I will model them smaller than they need to be, then drill or tap them… by putting in the holes the slicer adds material there… drilling out a regular piece of printed geometry is too weak to use for mounting or anything.

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Yes, it is :wink:

hole

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Every time I watching your 3d printing gallery, I am making something for my home with my 3d printer :smiley:

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Can’t stop printing…

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Pull the power plug :electric_plug: out

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Ok, I will print an anti-pull-plug protection next …

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There are a huge number of great videos out there about 3D printing, but I would highly recommend these two for anyone interested in the subject… I loved to watch those…

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Organizing element for abrasives…

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(inspired by this video.)

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Great video’s, almost all of the ones I watched. Thanks for posting. I was going to ask if you ever used one of his printing examples and now I see you did.

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I immediately noticed that you use Finnish abrasives.

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That’s because he likes to give his projects a high quality Finnish. :smiley:

I’ll get my hat…

(I use Mirka abrasives, too.)

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I have never thought myself a great patriot, but I like to see people using things made or designed or originating from here. We’re such a small place, less than 6 million people (area bigger than Poland or the UK, though)

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If you wouldn’t export so much wood, we wood not need to sand it… :grinning:

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Maybe they could export it pre-sanded. :crazy_face:

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Some new hooks for the caravan…

SketchUp…

while printing…

and finished and installed…

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If the top part of the print was tapered to a point, could you have saved having to do a fill?

which top?

Before…

and after…

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(fixed with power strips)

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Top, as in the part furthest away from the printer bed. I was imagining a 45 degree slope, which ought to print without needing supports.

First attempt of a TPU damper to support a heavy stone slab as a base for the 3D printer:

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Obviously I underestimated the weight :wink:

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…the next more stable version is already printing …

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