Practical Printing – Floorplans

One thing that is nice is when I find another use for my printer. My Father was over one day and I knew he had modeled his house in SketchUp when doing some work on it. I decided to try and print out this floorplan


Once you have a floor plan or a model in a 3d modelling program, all you need to do is find the proper tool to export into a format the printer can use. In my case I had a plugin for SketchUp that allowed me to export the model as an STL file.


Printing Fast Part 1, Jerk and Acceleration

As I put this machine together from a kit and have been customizing since I have often wondered how fast it could really print. There are many articles about the limits of printing, I have always liked experience through trial and error.