3D Printing for Everyone
What you need to build your own 3D printer
Date: This event took place live on July 10 2013
Presented by: Ed Snajder
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
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In this webcast, I will introduce you to my open source 3D Printer that I built from a kit. I'll share my experiences of both joy and tears, from assembly and tuning, to modeling and printing. We'll cover the kinds of open source models, compare their commercial counterparts, talk about heat, plastic types and potential. If you are curious about 3D printing, but don't know much about it, I hope to cover all of the basics. If you have been doing your research, but have some pointed questions that will get you off the fence, I hope to answer those too. By the end of the session, my hope is you will all want to build 3D printers of your own, and have all of the information you need to get started.
About Ed Snajder
Ed Snajder is the Database Administrator at Jive Software. When not having fun with databases, Ed is an aspiring hacker, with a 3D printer, a Raspberry Pi, and several mostly finished Arduino projects. Also an avid Portland tech community supporter, Ed has spoken at and participated in the PostgreSQL User Group, OSCON, Portland Code Camp, SQL Saturday and the Oregon SQL Developers' Group.