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File:NicksHeart2.jpg|The fully-assembled working clockwork heart
 
File:NicksHeart2.jpg|The fully-assembled working clockwork heart
 
File:3DPrintingArea.jpg|The full 3D printing area
 
File:3DPrintingArea.jpg|The full 3D printing area
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File:2013-08-17 19.15.54.jpg|The Kraken and his creator Redbeard
 
File:Eggbotz.jpg|Eggbots are good to learn about CNC on, and are muchless complex than 3D printers
 
File:Eggbotz.jpg|Eggbots are good to learn about CNC on, and are muchless complex than 3D printers
 
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3D Printing is a very popular facet of the maker/hacker movement. Though they are still a bit difficult to use/calibrate, they are capable of printing 3D items based on CAD models and using extruded filament.
 
3D Printing is a very popular facet of the maker/hacker movement. Though they are still a bit difficult to use/calibrate, they are capable of printing 3D items based on CAD models and using extruded filament.
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== Software ==
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'''3D Printing:'''
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*[http://reprap.org/wiki/Repetier-Host Repetierhost] used by the Freeside terminal to generate gcode from .stl files and command the 3D printers
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*[http://reprap.org/wiki/Slic3r Slic3r] is integrated with repetier host above or used as a stand alone to generate machine readable gcode from an .stl 3D model.
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: Printer Firmware
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:: Sprinter
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'''CAD/3D Modeling:'''
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Any software that can generate an .stl 3D image file is suitable.  Below is an incomplete list of popular options.
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*openscad.org
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*tinkercad.com
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*blender.org
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*sketchup.com
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*AutoDesk (various products)
  
 
== Equipment ==
 
== Equipment ==
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* Cupcake 2
 
* Cupcake 2
 
* Reprap
 
* Reprap
* The Kraken (custom--designed by Redbeard)
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* [[The Kraken]] (custom--designed by Redbeard)
 
* Member workstation
 
* Member workstation
  
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* Reprap Assembly
 
* Reprap Assembly
 
* ≠ Assembling the Kraken ***finally done, woohoo!
 
* ≠ Assembling the Kraken ***finally done, woohoo!
* ≠ Commissioning the Kraken ***Done
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* [http://wiki.freesideatlanta.org/fs/File:Kraken2_loop.gif ≠ Kraken2_loop.gif|≠ Commissioning the Kraken ***Done]
 
* Kraken enhancements
 
* Kraken enhancements
 
:: - Spool Holder
 
:: - Spool Holder
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==Outside Links==
 
==Outside Links==
[http://www.ted.com/talks/lisa_harouni_a_primer_on_3d_printing.html Lisa Harouni: A primer on 3D printing]
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*[http://www.ted.com/talks/lisa_harouni_a_primer_on_3d_printing.html Lisa Harouni: A primer on 3D printing]
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*[http://reprap.org/wiki/Main_Page Reprap.org]
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*[http://richrap.blogspot.com/2012/01/slic3r-is-nicer-part-1-settings-and.html Slic3r is Nicer]
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*[http://reprap.org/wiki/Calibration Basic printer calibration]
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*[http://reprap.org/wiki/Print_Troubleshooting_Pictorial_Guide Print Troubleshooting Pictorial Guide]

Latest revision as of 20:30, 18 August 2013

Contents

[edit] Gallery

[edit] Overview

3D Printing is a very popular facet of the maker/hacker movement. Though they are still a bit difficult to use/calibrate, they are capable of printing 3D items based on CAD models and using extruded filament.

[edit] Software

3D Printing:

  • Repetierhost used by the Freeside terminal to generate gcode from .stl files and command the 3D printers
  • Slic3r is integrated with repetier host above or used as a stand alone to generate machine readable gcode from an .stl 3D model.
Printer Firmware
Sprinter

CAD/3D Modeling:

Any software that can generate an .stl 3D image file is suitable. Below is an incomplete list of popular options.

  • openscad.org
  • tinkercad.com
  • blender.org
  • sketchup.com
  • AutoDesk (various products)

[edit] Equipment

  • Wall of Spool
  • LulzBot AO-100
  • Thingomatic
  • Cupcake 1
  • Cupcake 2
  • Reprap
  • The Kraken (custom--designed by Redbeard)
  • Member workstation

[edit] Current Projects

- Spool Holder
- Enclosure
- Lighting & LEDs
- Cooling Fan independent switch
- Leveling print bed

[edit] Outside Links

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