The ability to trace a Pen path around a photographed object means it’s easy to reproduce the exact shape and size of the missing button.
This object was created with a lumpy base, which meant it didn’t print properly. But it’s easy to use NetFabb Studio Basic to trim off the bottom, producing a perfectly flat base to produce a better print.
Building your own RepRap printer takes patience and no small degree of skill. Here’s how to make sure you get the best out of your completed machine.
The foolproof way to change your filament – and avoid polluting the new print with the old material.
Different support methods produce very different results. See how to avoid disasters by choosing the support type that’s appropriate for the model you’re printing