Finally got around to finishing up the wheels for the student cars. Think they turned out pretty nice!
Started out just running 4 at a time but got to where I did 8 in one fell swoop.
4 down, 33 to go.
Printed wheels of in batches of 100. Looks like I finally got my bed pretty darn level.
Pile of wheels and my sample with 'em glued on.
And the finished products!
Some of them followed the instructions great, a few didn't and their
wheels didn't fit in the wheel wells... Mostly they turned out pretty
My Tech 2 class (Grade 8) has been playing with the printer this week, here are a couple of their "practice" prints.
They drew them up, exported the .stl, repaired it in Netfabb, and a few
of them played a bit with Repetier. Couldn't get it to install on all
of the computers though so we loaded them all in one file to generate
We started on their big projects- have a couple students attempt ipod / iphone cases, one pair of glasses, an airplane, a couple of "lego" people, a trailer jack (?!?!?), a boat anchor and winch... The things kids come up with. Should be fun!