Category: 3D Printing

To Eternity and Beyond

I have been continuing to work on my From Square To Eternity design (see blog post from March 25 for the first stages). This is what I was aiming for These are probably as near as I’m going to get. The image never disappears when you look directly at the print. I think this is …

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From Square To Eternity

One of our favourite mathematical designs is something we call From Square To Eternity. It will be very familiar to mathematicians and quilters. From Square To Eternity afghan The four triangles that make up the new square have the same area as everything that has gone before. If you find that difficult to believe, imagine …

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Spacers

Feeding the filament over the top of the printer meant that the lid could never be put back on. We made spacers from a file we found on Thingiverse. Problem solved. These spacers seem to be used mainly by people who want to prevent a build-up of heat inside the printer.

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Improvisations

The helpful man at Box said it was never a good idea to remove a model from the printing surface while it was still inside the printer because the model could get damaged. He had various suggestions for surfaces that could be removed but none were immediately available, or were expensive, so we decided to …

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