Acetone vapor treated part and untreated part
Using an acetone vapor bath to treat ABS 3D-printed parts is an extremely effective (and only moderately dangerous) way to create parts with a shiny, smooth finish. Applying acetone with a brush, or submerging a model in a liquid acetone bath, generally results in a part that has had its detail completely melted away. Using acetone vapor helps…
Last week, I went to the NoVa Mini Maker Faire with [carrythewhat?] replications. If you’re not familiar with Maker Faires, I wrote a little bit about them after I attended my first one in Norfolk, Virginia.
I couldn’t believe how many 3D printers I saw there. There was an entire gymnasium filled with 3D printers, and all makers of all skill levels experimenting with them! Many members of the…
Canoe Day in the Upper Myakka Lake
Unboxing and testing the UP! Mini 3D Printer
So, you’ve been bitten by a spider. What now?
Say hello to my new lab assistant, Virginia!
3D Printed Gun Seized in Manchester? Nope!
My First Maker Faire!
Making Oobleck Non-Newtonian Fluid