In this video I provide a simple overview of 3D printing! I show how to easily download and print 3D models from the web, how to scan objects for free, and I talk about some limitations of my 3D printer. The printer I show is called the Da Vinci Jr 1.0. You’ll find the amazon link below. Enjoy!
Da Vinci Jr. 9 – http://amzn.to/1MpyuTj
I also show the Microsoft Surface 3 tablet: http://amzn.to/1dVZDRQ
The website to download 3D models: http://www.thingiverse.com/
Here’s the link to the guitar wall mount: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:481198
Here’s the 123D Catch app I talked about in the video: http://www.123dapp.com/catch
Let me know if you have any questions in the comments! Video Rating: / 5
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FUS3D – a DIY – home made 3D printer.
Made from easily obtainable parts, cheap but fully functional, and doesn’t break the bank. Cost around 0
The entire printer was designed using Google Sketchup.
The mounts are custom made from plexiglass/acrylic plastic, milled by my CNC machine (my other DIY project – CarbonCNC).
Stepper motors, shafts, are from old printer/scanner, or you can buy those from ebay.
My controller is a Sanguinololu (Sanguino + Pololu Step Driver)… Giving credit to the person who built the first Open Source 3D Printer Controller for the RepRap Project. Zach Hoeken Smith, who started the first beefy arduino called Sanguino – the first open source 3D Printer Controller, the real owner of thingiverse, the real brainchild of Markerbot,
Read about RepRap project history to know more about how the first open source 3d Printer got started back in 2006.