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Dan Beaven
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Ever since the age of 12 I wanted to design and make things. I knew from an early age that I wanted to learn all I could and contribute to society in any way my talents would allow.
Ever since the age of 12 I wanted to design and make things. I knew from an early age that I wanted to learn all I could and contribute to society in any way my talents would allow.

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Big F'n 3D Printer
BIG F'N 3D PRINTER BUILD The Reprap's, Prusa's, and other 3D printers are great.  I've printed many things with them that have allowed other projects of mine to progress much faster then making by hand or buying them online and modifying them.  But... there...

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DIY Backyard Hydroponic Garden
I've decided to change the way I write my blogs.  After reading some of them back to myself, I couldn't help but try to make them a little more fun to read, and that doesn't work; atleast i'm not bored writing it. Do It Your Goddamn Self Hydroponic Garden L...

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Old Sure-loc Xpress Bow Press Upgrade for Parallel limb bows
After getting a new target bow, I decided to install my peep sight.  Needless to say, it pays to use the right tool and a bow press.  I managed to nick my string and pretty much make it useless.  Wanting to do it right the next time I bought a nice used Sur...

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Finished the build, posted a few pics of the half rook test print.  Came out great the first time :)

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My Chinese Laser Cutter Upgrade Write-up for the RAMPS and Arduino combo

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40 Watt Chinese CO2 Laser Upgrade with RAMPS & Arudino
I've wanted to start playing with Laser Cutter/Engravers for quite a while. I finally happened across a great deal on a Chinese made 40 watt Laser Engraver with the Moshidraw software and control hardware. Wanting something I can modify and that is of bette...

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Finished replacing the electronics in my cheap Chinese K40 Laser Cutter with a RAMPS 1.4 board and Arduino controller, edited the Marlin firmware for 3D Printers and it's all now working! Keep an eye out for my blog. I've always wanted to play with high powered (relatively) lasers! Finally!
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2014-08-06
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Started my next 3D DLP printer build.  This one will be a major improvement.

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3D Printer DLP - Rev 2
 I've decided to make a more streamlined version of my previous 3D DLP Printer.  After finding a good deal on 8020 for some 2" square aluminum extrusions, I decided to go ahead and start the build.  Below, I've mounted my linear rail (14" of travel) to two ...
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