Another great ham radio use for a 3D printer is making an impedance matching test jig. Cheap and cheerful. Read more
You can easily build a shielded plastic box with your 3D printer. Just use some aluminum or copper foil tape to create a conductive metal surface. Read more
A 3D printed adapter ring is a good solution for fitting two different sized plastic pipes together. Design it well and you get a snug fit that should last. Read more
My AD9850 DDS project is finally complete. Another piece of test equipment that I built myself. Merry Christmas to me. Read more
This is the first time I have used brass inserts to fasten parts in a 3D printed project. The idea is to use thermal power (heat) to sink these brass inserts into the plastic. This is done with a soldering iron and a steady hand. Read more
Lots of people have problems printing with PETG. Me, too. But with a bit of tweaking, my PETG project case turned out great. Read more
Brass threaded inserts provide a great way to fasten plastic parts together. All you need is a soldering iron and a steady hand. Read more
Work holding clamps are essential with a DIY CNC machine.
Trimming printed parts gently with a custom sanding block.
Time to reflect on my 3D printer experience. How has my Sunhokey Prusa i3 performed? Has my 3D printer experience been good?