When I tell someone I have a 3D print, nearly without exception, the first question I get is what do you print. It’s a valid question. Will you save money with a 3D printer? No, most likely not. Here is a list of some of the 3D prints I have around the house. Continue reading
Here are my go to settings for Blender when I am modelling for a 3D Print
To design in inches and export an STL file at the proper scale:
- In the Properties Panel, go to the Scene Tab.
- In the Units section, Change the Units to “inches”, the length to “imperial” and the Unit Scale to 0.0254.
- When you export your model as an STL file, set the scale to 25.4.
MatterHackers has an DIY piece on how to mix and use ABS solutions: Use the ABS Juice for better bonding to the print surface, ABS Glue is a better alternative to super glue and hide those seams with ABS Slurry.
Update 4/24/2019 (WARNING): I got a part so stuck to the table that I damaged the coating on my Prusa I3 MK2 table.