This jewelry box was made as a Christmas present. The wooden box was bought, soft felt was added into the trays, a mirror was glued into the inside of the lid of the box, and 3D-printed decorative parts were added as feet and corner pieces of the box.Continue reading “Jewelry box with 3D-printed metallic details”
More 3D-printed Christmas presents
Well, it’s this time of the year again, so the family gets some more 3D-printed Christmas presents. Continue reading “More 3D-printed Christmas presents”
Presents for our company’s Christmas bazaar
Each year our company, Express Publishing, is organizing a Christmas Bazaar to support local charities. This presented an opportunity to put my 3D printer to good use.
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Building Ryan Zellars’ MPCNC
About a year after I got my 3D printer, I came across the Mostly Printed CNC on thingiverse, and immediately followed up on Ryan Zellars’ site. I was instantly into the idea of building one for myself.Continue reading “Building Ryan Zellars’ MPCNC”
Gifts for Valentines
These are just some 3D printed things, again from Thingiverse, that make some nice gifts for Valentines.
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Little robot with heart!
This cute little robot by Pablo Ferro is called Mark II. The parts were printed in PLA, but I changed the original centre symbol to a heart. This made a perfect little Xmas gift for my nephews little son.
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3D printed spirograph
I found this great little Spirograph on Thingiverse. The parts of the Spirograph were printed in PLA of different colors. I made a wooden box painted in clear lacquer and dressed in sewn cloth material. Two small magnets glued into the wood parts, hold the box closed. The whole thing made a perfect little Xmas gift for my nephews little daughter.
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ANET A8 3D printer
After years of following the developments on Reprap and dreaming of building my own machine, I settled with buying a kit from this fine seller. I went for the ANET A8 with auto-leveling which was only €160, including fast shipping from Germany.Continue reading “ANET A8 3D printer”
my second mushrooms experience
In my second attempt, one winter after my first experience, I felt like I was not one to have people do boring manual work if it can be avoided, so I devised an automated system to keep the blocks moist & well.Continue reading “my second mushrooms experience”
my first mushrooms experience …
we’re talking legal, edible mushrooms here, don’t be confused. These are Plevrotus mushrooms & they are very, very nutricious!Continue reading “my first mushrooms experience …”