First project with the new 3D printer: a TOF sensor mount

I’m pretty late to hop on the 3D printing bandwagon, but I heard its siren song and couldn’t stay away much longer!

After the briefest search online and asking a few friends, I decided to go with the Monoprice Delta Mini. My main reasons were that I didn’t want to have to tinker and build much (at least to start), I wanted to be able to get decent quality, I didn’t want to spend a ton, and I don’t especially need a large print size. The MPDM matched all of this (supposedly works out of box, can do 0.05 mm layer height, 160 bucks, 4″ height by 3″ diameter print volume), so I went for it. read more

Animation stand: from design to build with Onshape

My mom does lots of animation, and one day mentioned that she would love to have an animation stand, but professional ones are either cheap and too small, or very expensive. With the holidays coming up, this seemed like a good present!

I Googled “animation stand” first, to see what others have done and get some inspiration.