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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  12

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Adding Structure

By the time you finish the work in this chapter, you'll have a substantial portion of your 3D printer completed. This will provide a good look at what the final structure will look like (minus motors and a few last remaining plywood pieces).

We hope that you're starting to gain a better understanding of how to modify the existing plywood pieces by drilling out existing holes to allow for a better assembly. The machine itself is very forgiving when it comes to lining up parts and squaring up rails, but you don't want to see any major errors when it comes to bolting the pieces together. This is a build-it-yourself ...

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