Tag Archives: RepRap

RepRap Part Number 1

Today the L.A. MakerBot group met at CRASH Space this afternoon. One of the guests was making a Rep Rap Darwin and was interested in knowing what was involved in printing the plastic parts on a MakerBot. To demonstrate, I downloaded the RepRap 1.0.6 STL files from Thingiverse and randomly selected one (the bed clamp), […]

Of MakerBots And John Locke (Not The Guy On Lost)

I have mentioned the MakerBot a few times on this blog, but have not really talked about it. If you haven’t figured it out yet, the MakerBot Cupcake CNC is a 3D printer. Yeah, that’s right – it prints three dimensional objects. It works by melting a plastic filament (ABS – the same stuff that […]