Now with More Filaments!

Last night, Austin and Bob built a filament holder for our 3D printing station. It holds four spools of filament at the ready, and it is expandable to six spools. Rick’s MakerBot is directly under the spools. Mark’s PrintrBot is offscreen to the right. Many thanks to Rick and Mark for making these printers available…

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Bob’s laser cutter project

I haven’t posted here about the laser cutter in quite a while.

It’s coming along. I’m nearly done with the mechanical assembly and ready to start on wiring and electronics.  The gantry, the movable beam in the center of the picture, is installed.  The laser carriage, which rides on the gantry, is also installed.  The table has been installed for a while, though I’m going to replace the plastic eggcrate table surface with an aluminum eggcrate.

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