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Matt McMillan
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3D Printed Lamp Shade
After I upgraded my Printrbot I can now print 8"x8"x10" (203mm x 203mm x 250mm) objects. The first thing I tried printing with the expanded print volume was a couple vases. First out of some junk PLA I'm trying to get rid of: Blue PLA filament Then I printe...

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Product Review: Itead Studio wifi controlled smart home electrical switches
The guys at Itead Studios are running an  Indiegogo campaign for a couple new smart home products they developed called the Sonoff and the Slampher. Itead asked me to write up a review in exchange for some free samples. I received the samples a few weeks ba...

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BLE controlled Minecraft nightlight
A few months ago my daughter asked me to print something for her on my 3D printer. I asked her what she wanted and she said "something Minecraft". We started looking at designs on thingiverse and came across a design for a Mincraft ore block . I thought it ...

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Cabinet for my Printrbot Simple Metal 3D Printer
ABS plastic can be sensitive to air currents while printing. A cool gust of air from an A/C vent, open window or ceiling fan can cause a part to warp or lift from the bed. I also wanted to keep my 3D printer from getting dust build up on it. I've read that ...

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Awesome tool for getting 3D prints off a heated bed
I have a Printrbot Simple Metal 3D printer with a heated bed. Lately I have been printing with ABS plastic which requires hairspray to get the prints to stick to the bed without warping. While this works great it to keep the print stuck to the bed it can be...

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