I do wonder how you decided to start this thread on the Parallax Forums without taking into account the lack of Parallax products involved in 3-D printing to date. I still have no idea how feasible a Propeller 3-D printer controller board might be. One might just run out of code space regardless of the desire to make it work.
erco wrote: »
You cats do know about the sub-$500 printer unveiled at CES? Rich had a nice writeup about it somewhere in here.http://www.tweaktown.com/news/34878/xyz-printing-shows-off-its-sub-500-da-vinci-3d-printer-at-ces-2014/index.html
Of course it's more fun to build your own, and you'll learn a lot. I love reinventing the wheel myself. It's just up to the individual, are you more interested in making a printer, or making parts.
Loopy Byteloose wrote: »
What file formats Slic3r provides are the real reference material, but I need the ArduinoUNO C code to verify that nothing is missed and to figure out what the code is suppose to do.
So it is still a tedious process of searching for information that reflects reality on the internet, not vapid generalization about g-code. I may have something tomorrow.
Very professionally finished product....
Well all this struggle with square cuts of aluminum 6061 stock is surprising.
$WMc% wrote: »
Just found a Basic interper for the RPi
idbruce wrote: »
I must say that cutting aluminum with the band saw has been a learning experience for me.
There are two other items worth mentioning:
I used a standard wood cutting band saw blade and not a bi-metal blade. I am sure it would go much better with a bi-metal blade.
It cuts much better with very light pressure as opposed to moderate pressure.
Now it is time to fix the sagging sander table and recalibrate the setup.