It is time to face the facts and one of those facts is 3D printers are here. While they have been around for some time, they are rapidly becoming plentiful and popular enough that anyone with a modest budget can afford and enjoy them. They are no longer relegated to the dark subbasements, garages, and poorly lit workshops of the nerdy—almost maniacal—tinkerers.
I wrote this book to share my passion for 3D printers with everyone who wants to join the 3D printing world but isn’t prepared or has the time to devote to digging through thousands of web posts and poorly written wikis, and slogging through fact and fiction in order to learn the skills needed to use and maintain a 3D printer. It is my hope that this book ...