I just wanted to share what team MAKE!, which I'm proud to be a member, has realized to showcase what can be done with a little inventive and modern digital fabrication tools. https://youtu.be/xgp4W1mW6AU From an idea to a working device I wish to sincerely thank my friends and fellow team members Sebastiano Ronzulli, Giovanni Pittacolo, … Continue reading Imagine, Make, Play!
A friend has recently gifted me a 3D printer, a Geeetech i3 and since then I've tuned the printer and tried to improve the output quality with decent success. Today I had the need to print something quite large and I had the need to center the print bed to match what I have in … Continue reading Centering models on the print bed
My friends and I have a project we wish to showcase during the next upcoming Maker Faire Rome 2018. We believe it's an amazing idea, which involves engraving a massive amount of aluminium dog tags, like the one below, and for massive I mean a couple hundred pieces. If this is not the first post … Continue reading Custom fixture design
This post is about the creation of one of those cool looking, completely transparent, glowing signs you can see in bars, restaurants and other shops. These objects leverage light diffraction to create that nice glowing effect and I wanted to create one for a colleague of mine who was getting into a new job position. I … Continue reading Milling edge lit signs
This is a follow up to an old post about milling plastics which, on the hype of Marvel movies, ended with a lightweight promise of a solution. Well, that promise was fulfilled over six months ago, when we (my fellow makers and me) released an open source hardware and software project called OtheRPM, promoting it … Continue reading Another one bites the chips
As soon as I started milling multiple materials I understood I had to find a solution for keeping my milling bits organized. It wasn't straightforward for me to understand I can't use the same 1.0mm endmill for aluminium and plexiglass, but once you see the finishing that becomes clear. Then my 10 pack of 1.0mm … Continue reading Keep em tidy
It's a couple of months now the Othermill Pro is beautifully sitting on my desk and after having milled a few PCBs and showed off with my family and friends I feel dauntless enough to try something new. I've got a small selection of end-mills and I didn't want to break them all straight away … Continue reading Othermill Pro – Plastic