3D Printer, Geeky, Mac, Maker, Tech September 19, 2012 Skippy No comments

Extruder Thoughts

While working with Nathaniel trying to print parts for my Tantillus, I have seen him dismantle his extruders on a number of occasions. The reason for this seems to be that the hobbed bolt is a bit of a week bit in the design process. Since the Tantillis uses a Bowden tube rather than the […]

3D Printer, Geeky, Mac, Maker, Projects September 4, 2012 Skippy No comments

Playing with 3D printers

Today I am sat with Nathaniel, working out how to get parts for my Tantillusup and running, I have downloaded the Mac pre compiled copy of kliment /Printrun, from koti.kapsi.fi/~kliment/printrun/, (also needed Slicer for Mac). With both of these installed, when trying to load Nautilus Gears as a test, I get this error: To get […]

3D Printer, Geeky, Maker, Projects, Tech, Tool August 15, 2012 Skippy No comments

My 3D printer

I have got the first parts of my Tantillus 3D printer, I got the outside parts lazered by Sham Glam (1st post). Here is the unboxing photos, these were taken at Swindon Hack Space, at the Swindon Museum of Computing: Just need to order some printed parts, and get the vitamins. I will keep my blog […]

3D Printer, Arduino, Camera, Maker, Panoramas, Photography, Projects May 17, 2012 Skippy No comments

Automatic Panoramic Head – Part 1: Press the button

According to Wikipedia: An intervalometer is a device which counts intervals of time. (Other names include interval meter and interval timer). Such devices commonly are used to signal, in accurate time intervals, the operation of some other device. For instance, an intervalometer might activate something every 30 seconds. In photography, intervalometers are used to trigger exposures. This is often done […]