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Leap of faith!

After crashing this poor little 3D printer pretty hard this morning, I’ve got things mostly working again and I figured why not try a 12 1/2 hour print… What could possibly go wrong? Going to leave this one overnight and see what we come up with in the morning…...

The first print

So I’d picked up a little Monoprice Select Mini #V2. I’m really impressed with how little messing around I had to do to get this thing printing. There will be some fine-tuning over the next little while but overall this is perfect for simple...

Making tools..

I’ve really been enjoying the recent experiment with braided leather, but I tend to move around throughout the day so instead of pinning the finished end of my work to a work bench, I’ve built a strap to work from my leg or really, anything heavy in the...

Also, a little close up!

Also, a little close up of a proof of concept experiment on today’s project. Turns out, it’s possible to braid around solid objects like this little ring. I’m not sure yet where this would be useful, but it’s good to know that it’s...