IN THIS CHAPTER
Getting productive with 3D printing
Refining the printing process
Making 3D printing practical
Designing for 3D printing
Postprocessing, recycling, and finishing
Printing big objects
Introducing innovations in 3D printing
After you’ve built or bought your first 3D printer and calibrated and printed your first few objects, what’s next? In this chapter, we look at how to ensure you are getting the best results from your 3D printer. We consider some practical uses for everyday 3D printing at home, and offer some guidance on designing parts for the 3D-printing process.
3D printing is more accessible to more people, but being accessible isn’t the same as being usable or user-friendly. ...