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Convert a JPEG image to STL file

Start the Inkscape (0.92) Select [File > Open] menu Choose a JPEG image file and click. On the pop-up window, choose the following values: Image Import Type: Embed Image DPI: From file Image Rendering Mode: None After the image is … Continue reading

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E3D Volcano hotend Slic3r settings

3D Printer: Original Prusa i3 MK2 Volcano nozzle: 0.8 mm Slic3r:  Prusa Edition 1.39.1 To get the desired printing quality, I’ve played different settings of Slic3r.  The key of quality printing for Volcano hotend is to reduce the printing speed … Continue reading

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Home-made desk upgrade

Link of the design file is here.

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Windows outperforms Linux in OpenSCAD?

Hmm… it’s very interesting! Should I change the title? Result of Devuan 64 bit system: AMD FX-6100, 8 G memory, Radeon 3000 OpenSCAD version 2017.02.11.nightly 2/13/2017 I built a graphic workstation lately: – Intel Core i5, Skylake – DDR4 32G … Continue reading

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Steel Fisher v1.5 is coming

I used Original Prusa i3 MK2 to print ABS parts. All printed ABS parts Replaced 12 balls Latest firmware: ReprapFirmware dc42 1.17d , DuetWebControl 1.14 Duet Web Control 1.14 It now monitors CPU temperature.  During print the CPU temperature stayes  … Continue reading

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Turners cube

Designer: Learn FreeCADLearn FreeCAD Dimension: 100 x 100 x 100 mm Filament: PLA+ Temperature: 205 degrees Layer height: 0.25 mm Printing time: about 20 hours Post processing: one hour OpenSCAD,  Blender, FreeCAD This was the first FreeCAD 3D model I … Continue reading

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Power meter

Parts: Single plug socket x1 Circuit breaker x1 Plug with three wires x1 Two wires, 30 cm Power meter x1 Wood piece x1 50 mm screw x6 20 mm Short screw x2 Zip-tie x2 (I used a AC 80-260V 100A … Continue reading

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