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The Latest In 3D Printed Part Smoothing: Use A Brush

Part smoothing for 3D printed parts, especially parts printed in ABS, has been around for a while. The process of exposing an ABS part to acetone vapor turns even low-resolution prints into smooth, glossy 3D renderings that are stronger than ever. 176 more words

3d Printer Hacks

Mauvaise haleine en régime cétogène

En début de régime cétogène, il est plutôt fréquent de faire l’expérience un peu désagréable de la mauvaise haleine.

La bonne nouvelle, c’est que 1) c’est plutôt bon signe et que 2) … 816 more words

En Pratique

Transfer Method

In order to truly engage with the ‘upcycling’ experience, we decided to find alternative ways of print and finishing that would save us both time and money and would go along with the whole workshop activity experience. 60 more words


Phenol - Another year of overcapacity and negative margins seems likely

At first sight, it looks as though the global phenol market had started the New Year on a bit of a high. The spot prices in China had risen by around $100/ton to $880/ton cfr at the beginning of this year and there was a general feeling at some of the Asian producers that things were slowly showing some signs of improving. 400 more words


Maker Tip: Make ABS Prints Stick with Acetone

As a followup to my previous tip, I was asked how I get my prints to stick to my build platform. My MakerBot Replicator 2X has a heated aluminum build platform that is coated in Kapton tape. 164 more words

Maker Tips

Fletching Arrows

While the kids are shooting aluminum arrows, they will have a long life except for being bent in the quiver while trying to sit down. It makes sense to become an adequate fletcher of arrows (the person that adds feathers or vanes). 105 more words


How To: Remove Glitter Nail Polish

Happy New Year!!! Every girl knows that New Year’s Eve is synonymous with glitter…lots of glitter. Every year I paint some sparkles on my nails thinking it’s the… 261 more words