Monthly Archive: October 2008

RepRap: in simple terms, part 1: replication.

What does the RepRap project do? What do they mean with self-replication? Its aim is to design, through the open source process, a 3D printer that can replicate most of its own parts. Currently...

Speaking at the WikiMedia Conference

I’ll be speaking on the RepRap at the Wikimedia conference in Utrecht on 1st of November. The programme is in Dutch. See also the website

RepRap: Acrylic extruder mods

The gears in my acrylic extruder were skipping where there was a moderate amount of resistance given by the drive shaft. Also, because of the distance between the two gears being too big, there...