Observations of a 3DP Bridge #Fail

Observations of a 3DP Bridge #Fail

We had interesting #printfail recently that stirred some thoughts: you can see in the header image above the gap or bridge at a certain point in the print caused the print to fail. We weren't present when it happened but suspect the main part of the print was slightly...

Welcoming Lillian to the QC Makerspace Team!

Welcoming Lillian to the QC Makerspace Team!

Introducing the newest member of the QC Makerspace team: Lillian C. Lillian is a sophomore BA Physics student who has been involved with the makerspace for some time now – she’s also one of the co-founders of the upstart Knights Robotics student club (which you might...

Say “Hello, World!” as a #3Dprint

Say “Hello, World!” as a #3Dprint

A while back we asked y'all if you could figure out where this multicolor 3D-print was headed: https://www.instagram.com/p/B4AP-oVnp8n/ If you guessed "Hello, World!" then you guessed correctly!https://www.instagram.com/p/B4nDCtgHoP0/ This "IRL" scratch block is the...

TIP: Use Tape on Ruler for Precision Location

TIP: Use Tape on Ruler for Precision Location

Use a piece of tape affixed to a flush-edge ruler to precisely - and visually! - locate the position you require:For instance here we had to raise 4 feet on an appliance to 2.625" -- which is admittedly an odd location on a ruler! And you don't want to repeatedly...