NinjaFlex Test

Picked up a new flexible filament, so I’m running a test print of a small pyramid with NinjaFlex. View this post on Instagram A small test pyramid to evaluate NinjaFlex for an upcoming print. Nice clean lines, a decent amount of flexibility- I think this will work out well. #3dprinting #ninjaflex A post shared by…

Wood Fill Test

Printing a simple test pattern with Hatchbox Wood Fill. This wood fill is a blend with standard PLA, but I’m trying out a PrusaControl slicer preset for ColorFabb wood fill, to see if the heat, speed, and retraction settings work equally well for Hatchbox. View this post on Instagram Another test piece- trying out HatchBox Wood fill…

Glue Tests

It was finally time to pick a glue to use when assembling a few different projects over the Halloween weekend. There was a slight problem, though. Or a few problems. Problem 1 – I had no idea what glue to use for plastic. Problem 2 – these projects were using multiple kinds of plastic, which can be notoriously…

Surface Infill Testing

One of the options you can play with in Slic3r changes the infill pattern used on the bottom and top visible surfaces of a print. Different from the interior infill pattern, the surface pattern changes the look and texture of horizontal planes. By default Slic3r will use a rectilinear surface pattern; simple parallel lines at a 45°…