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Printing in Plastic: Build Your Own 3D Printer by James Floyd Kelly, Patrick Hood-Daniel

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C H A P T E R  6

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Advanced Cuts and Drilling I

We hope you're feeling pretty good about your progress thus far. At this point, you should have 17 pieces of plywood (or other material) cut out that match the length and width of the pieces seen in the building plans.

Before you begin to assemble your 3D printer, however, you need to make some more cuts and you need to drill a bunch of holes. This chapter is titled “Advanced Cuts and Drilling” but don't let that description scare you; all we're talking about is making more cuts to give a part a more definite shape than just the rectangular pieces you see before you now.

Over the next four chapters, ...

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