Monthly Archive: June 2009

RepRap at Reboot 11!

After Siert spent 5 minutes in Rhino CAD software, we had a printable model. The picture shows the bracket being printed. Installed on the WiFi bike Being at Reboot 11 was amazing. The theme...

Reboot 2009, Copehagen, Denmark

I’m excited to go to Reboot. Siert and I will be (re)presenting the RepRap project. We plan to take 2 fully functional RepRaps with us. They have already been churning out parts to make...

Printing chess pieces

Click on the image to see a bigger version. The detail is really good. I decided to print a chess piece. I was amazed by the quality. I really love the new extruder we...

Protospace Extruder

In the group at Protospace (FabLab Utrecht, the Netherlands) we designed and built a new extruder. Most of the design work was done by Robert, and a very good result was obtained with the...

Personal Empowerment

I personally think that the RepRap is a tool of personal empowerment. It allows you to take matters into your own hands. Are you not completely satisfied with some object that you use? You...

RepRap network effects (draft)

The exact topic is still preliminary, but my masters research is going to be on user innovation in fabrication and its interrelation with the commercial players, their products and their customers. The creation of...