Apr 27, 2019

BareXY - New Open Source CoreXY Based 3D Printer

BareXY in action:

BareXY homepage:

Tilted Rotary Extruder Switching System by Mega Making

Mega Making YT Channel

Tests of High Strenght SLA Resin by CNC Kitchen

Making DIY Optical Lenses at Home Workshop with SLA 3D Printer or CNC

Manolo printed the lenses on his SLA 3D printer and polished them with sandpaper  with some chemical treatment.

Brauns CNC is using his CNC mill to cut them out from acrylic plates. He is also using polishing to get better optical properties. The finished lenses can be used as a magnifying glass or camera macro lense.

Mulbot - Open Source 3D Printable 3D Printer :-)

Mulbot Thingiverse page with all the files:

DIY Lost PLA Aluminium Casting of CNC Replacement Parts by Tailortech

Tailortech released a great step-by-step video on how he designed, 3D printed molds and metal casted the replacment parts for his CNC. You can learn a lot of you want to do something simillar with lost PLA casting / investment casting.

First video in three part series:

Project Instructables page:

Apr 7, 2019

Miller's Planet attempts to build 3D Printed a brushless DC motor

He attempts to drive his DIY brushless DC motor with MOSFETS, opto-isolators, and hall effect sensors. Code is in the video description.

RepRap WHEELIOS by Nicholas Seward

Wheelios is interesting RepRap design by Nicholas Seward. It  is a wheeled 3d printer that can theoreticaly print in infinite plane as it moves.

Sure, it is a prototype and a concept, but the idea behind it can be developed further in the future and find some applications.