Category Archives: CNC/3D-printing

3D print your own dust collector blast gates

Nice build. If you have a printer that can handle the size. The “gate” thought is not printed but a piece of plexi glass. Not sure if I would build on of these myself. If my printer could handle it. … Continue reading

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3D print a face mask

I have seen a couple of different versions of this one. Not so sure how comfortable this is, or how porious a 3D printed object could be…. https://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-COVID-19-Mask-With-Gasket/

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3D print your own frame for a face visor

Nice write up on how to setup the Prusa face visor (uses a transparency). Unfortunately the table on my printer is a touch too small for this one. https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rc2-Visor-and-Face-Shields/

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Make your own carbon filters

I have this on my list to make. I own a 3M Respirator and right now replacement filters are expensive. Of course same issue with other 3D printed items, particles could still get inside thru the print. But it could … Continue reading

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Make a Wuhan Hook

This is too funny, basically its a door opener (for doors with latch handles). Once you open the door, you hit the lighter to burn up an possible contaminates. The base is 3D printed. https://www.instructables.com/id/Wuhan-Hook-V2-Simple-Self-Disinfecting-Wand-to-Pre/

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3D printed Ventilator Valve

Interesting build. I could see doing this for a custom water pump in the future. https://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Ventilator-Valves/

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Another improvement to 3D printing metal bending parts

This time the author is using threaded rod thru the corners to re enforce them.

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Nice 3D printed build for a rope maker

Nice build overall, I like how it is pretty straight forward to put together. https://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Rope-Maker/

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3D print you own Trebuchet

Interesting build you can do with kids. https://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Miniature-Desktop-Trebuchet-3D-Printed/

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upgrades to Drill Press

Will being stuck at home, I have been staring alot at my drillpress, and thinking of upgrades to do to it. This one write up is a nice one to do. The downside of the laser bit, is each time … Continue reading

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