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Build Your Own 3D Printer – Custom Aluminum Style

 Discussions with Dave Kennell, the designer of the flexMendel, about how the mechanical systems were designed to “flex” as to not over-constrain the axes.   Building the Z Stage.   Wiring the flexMendel’s controller.   First print:  “Helping hand phone holder”.   Congratulations to the Custom Aluminum Products team for building their first flexMendel 3D… Continue Reading

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3D Printed SMART GRID Education Model

Congrats to Emma and Matt for creating such an amazing  project for the Smart Grid for Schools program.  This model is designed to help teach people about the SMART GRID and how it works.  This is one of the coolest educational tools I have seen.  Perfect use of the flexMendel 3D printer for education! Makers:… Continue Reading

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Build Your Own 3D Printer – Shelbyville style…

Here is the next batch of educators who have learned how to build their own flexMendel 3D printer.  They survived the 2-day training and are already looking forward to building their next 3D printer.  What a great group of teachers!

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Build Your Own 3D Printer – Yorkville style…!

What a great group from Yorkville, IL.  They endured 2 full days of intense training on how to build and operate their new flexMendel 3D printers and finished with shining colors.  This is why we do it!!!  

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OSC to offer 3D Printing Classes

Open Source Classroom has received numerous requests about classes on 3D printing.  We are planning to offer some classes starting here in a few weeks.  If you have anything specific that you would like to learn about from the classes, please leave a comment.  Even if you will not be able to attend the classes,… Continue Reading

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