Category: Builders

Josef Prusa Open Hardware Summit Presentation Slides

Josef Prusa Open Hardware Summit Presentation Slides

Here’s the set of presentation slides that Joseph Prusa uploaded for his session at the Open Hardware Summit this week in New York: You will notice that the slides are in reverse order. Hopefully Prusa will resort them. We’ll be watching for a video of his presentation to be made available online and will post [...]

Anxiously Awaiting Joseph Prusa’s New Book on RepRap 3D Printing

Anxiously Awaiting Joseph Prusa’s New Book on RepRap 3D Printing

Just received another notice from Amazon that Josef Prusa’s new book, “Getting Started with RepRap: 3D Printing on Your Desktop” is still delayed. That’s really unfortunate since Prusa is one of the most well known, and well respected leaders in the RepRap community. The current projection for the book release is the end of August. [...]

Fraser Valley RepRap Group Meet-up Photoset

Fraser Valley RepRap Group Meet-up Photoset

Early in July I had the great pleasure of attending a meet-up of the Fraser Valley RepRap Group near Vancouver British Columbia. The group has close to 60 active members and is doing some really creative work. Here are some of the photos from my afternoon with this great, and very open/welcoming, group of RepRap [...]

Michael and his robot Minions

Michael and his robot Minions

120717 Makerbot Industries-2, a photo by Robots-Dreams on Flickr. Michael Curry and his 3D printed robot Minions at Makerbot Headquarters in Brooklyn, NYC last week.

3D Printing a Hobby Lathe(Video)

3D Printing a Hobby Lathe(Video)

Sublime (Brad) at Tantillus.org printed a fully functional hobby lathe using PLA plastic capable of cutting metal parts. Each of the parts necessary to build the lathe was small enough that they could be produced on an affordable 3D printer within the budget of most robot hobbyists. The lathe design was the result of contributions from many people, though [...]

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