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Your 3D Printing Questions Answered – Episode 4

In this video let’s address some of your awesome 3D Printing Questions! Time stamps below. 0:29 Purchasing used 3D Printers 1:46 Save for an expensive 3D Printer or buy a cheap one now? 2:14 Is Polymaker PolyMax PLA worth it vs generic PLA? 3:16 What 3D Printers are best for modding? 4:15 What do you think is the next big step 3D Printing needs to take? 5:30 Is multi material worth the huge purge block it creates? 6:50 What is the biggest bottleneck for 3D Printing speed? 8:24 Question about the Flexion Extruder for the Prusa Mk2s 9:20 PLA clogging…

3D Printing with Flexible Filaments (on stock hardware!) – 3DP101

Want to try out flexible 3D printing without investing in custom hardware on your 3D Printer? In this 3D Printing 101 we’ll show you the settings you need to change!   Not all 3D Printers can print all filaments, so your mileage may vary! Always closely observe 3D Printers, especially when trying new filaments and settings. All these tests were done on the Original Prusa i3 Mk2.  

Top 3 FREE 3D Printing Slicers 2017

We’ve come a LONG way since the 2015/16 Maker’s Muse Slicer shoot out and you can get a LOT for free these days. Here’s our top picks for free yet powerful 3D Printing slicers you can use with your 3D Printer.  

How to use Start and End Gcode Scripts – 3D Printing 101

In this 3D Printing 101 we cover Gcode scripts within your slicer and how you can use them to improve your prints!   Start and End Gcode scripts can be used to home your machine before printing, control heating or cooling elements and even be used to present your finished part at the end – but not many people know what they are, or how to change them.  

Stop the stringing with Retraction! 3D Printing 101

Retraction is a super useful setting you can use within your slicer to greatly improve the quality of your 3D Prints, but it’s very misunderstood! In this 3D Printing 101 we’ll go through the basics of what retraction settings are and how you can tweak them.   You’ll be amazed by how much of a difference correct retraction can make!  

Add smoothness to your meshes using remeshing! 3D 101

In this video we’ll take a look at how to add more detail to 3D models, to smooth out files and make them look better for use in 3D Printing or modelling.   The 3D 101 series on Maker’s Muse is a no-assumed knowledge series to help you learn about 3D Modelling for use in 3D Printing, Design, Animation and Game development. We use only FREE and accessible software.  

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