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Noodle Printing

Noodle Printing

Posted by Alex R English on Jan 30th 2017

My Wife received a soap holder (and a fancy bar of soap) for Christmas that looked like it was made by dribbling loops of plastic in a pattern to form a mat, then die-cut into the final shape. I sa … read more
What to do with a 3D Printer: Replace Solar Light Stakes

What to do with a 3D Printer: Replace Solar Light Stakes

Posted by Alex English on Aug 1st 2016

In rearranging things in the yard, we had these old solar path lights that needed to be moved, and which were due for some refurbishment. We pulled eight of them and discovered that four were without … read more
5 Dollar Filament™ Update, Stronger Spool and More

5 Dollar Filament™ Update, Stronger Spool and More

Posted by Luke Chilson on Mar 11th 2016

It's been one month since we launched 5 Dollar Filament™ and we have been overwhelmed by the 3D Printing community's response. Our mission to bring high quality American made 3D Printing m … read more

Vapor Smoothing and Polishing PLA with Tetrahydrofuran (THF)

Posted by Alex R English on Jun 5th 2013

Acetone has been used for some time to treat ABS parts, either by polishing, vapor smoothing, or even using it to stick parts together. Likewise, Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) has been used to the same … read more