3d printing

New features in Slic3r Dev

Always feeling like I am missing out on cool stuff, I am using Slic3r cloned straight from development GitHub repository - https://github.com/alexrj/Slic3r

Today I found couple new notable features added: 3D path preview and Infill/perimeter overlap setting.

New hobby

My 2014 Christmas started early with purchase of Lulzbot TAZ 4 3D printer. Already enjoying making some useful and not so much things.

So far i spent hours with Slic3r and Cura (I find Cura giving better prints out of the box), printed dozen of Tarot Gimbal bracket for IRIS+ drone and sold on eBay, learned basics of CAD in FreeCAD, OpenSCAD and Blender. Some of my original works:

Easy to make adapter allowing to use 3xAA batteries where D batteries are required: