11 Tips – How To Choose Your First 3D Printer


Everyone seems to want a 3D printer these days, but unfortunately the market is at least 50% comprised of 3D printers that are little more than partly-functional prototypes.  Also, there is no printer out there that works 100% out-of-the-box like an inkjet or laser printer would, and most printers require additions and modifications in order to get good-looking prints or any prints at all.  So unless you are willing to “tinker” with your printer, I’m afraid 3D printing technology for the consumer isn’t quite at the “out-of-box” level yet, and may never be.  But if you are willing to put up with the problems & challenges inherent with 3D printing, and are willing to “tinker” with your printer, here are a few tips for you in order to increase your chances of buying a good printer.

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Best Way to Cut Square or Rectangular Holes in Plastic Project Boxes or Enclosures


I’m going to “cut” right to the chase and tell you what the best 2 ways are to cut square or rectangular holes in a plastic project box or enclosure.  But regardless if you agree or not or whatever method(s) you do use, I’m also going share a little secret to make any square or rectangular hole look professional with very little work, even if you aren’t good at cutting nice, tidy angular holes (most people aren’t).  So let’s get to it…

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