Tag Archive: 3d printer

3D Printer Part 4: Adapting Y-axis

I had some time last Sunday to start adapting the Y-axis on the 3D printer project.

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3D Printer Part 3: Attaching stepper motors

In this post I attempt to describe how I attach the stepper motors on the X and Y axis, and how I’ve started mounting the lead screw for the X-axis.

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3D Printer Part 2: The starting point

 

Building a 3D Printer from a microscope – Part 1

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I’ve jumped on the 3D printer wave, intending to build my own RepRap inspired 3D printer. I’ve found an old microscope platform to customize. This platform has an XY-table and a precise Z axis. I wanted to spend time building my own 3d printer, but not all of my time. I wanted to get better …

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