After the success and fun from our first get together with dozens of people attending and 9+ printers on site, CT Hackerspace is looking to make this event a regular get together. We welcome everyone to attend. Like last time, we plan on having pizza / hot dogs / beverages, etc..
We want to continue the "Learn-Make-Share" culture CT Hackerspace prides itself in celebrating by becoming your local 3D Printing community and forum (SIG) in anything 3D related. We have realized that the that our members and attendees combined knowledge and experience in 3D Printing can be a tremendous resource to each other as well as the community at large. We welcome everyone, from novices wanting to know more about 3D Printers to Experts showing off their latest builds and customizations. We also plan on doing some builds on site the day of the event as well.
UPDATE (Sept 15): At this Workshop, you will have the opportunity to build a Filament Spool Holder for your printer. We have several configurations available: Single or Dual Spool, Bowden Cable or no Bowden Cable, and 3mm or 1.75mm filament. To make sure we have the parts for the configuration you want, leave a comment at the bottom of this post with your configuration preference. The wood will be cut out on our CNC Router. The Filament Guides are 3D printed. Assembly time is maybe 30 minutes. The cost is only $5 to cover materials. A picture of a dual spool bowden cable configuration for 3mm wire is below.
UPDATE (Sept 25) Solidworks Workshop
Pete will be doing an introduction / demonstration to Solidworks during the 3D Printer Workshop. Discussion will start early afternoon on Saturday.
Getting Here!!! It's a little tricky getting to the space for the first time. Park in the parking lot at the end of Silk St, Watertown CT, see the below image. Wall up the ramp and enter the door on the right. Once in the building, take the 2nd door on the right, go up one flight of stairs to the 3rd floor, go through a door and take an immediate right. Walk down the hall a few feet, we'll be on the left, can't miss us!
Stop in to check out the 3D Printer madness. All visitors are welcome. Several members will be working on their printer projects. Come on down to help out, see the printers or just to check out our 'space!
Maybe your printer is half finished or needs troublesooting. Bring your bot and join in the fun!
If you feel ambitious, our hackerspace Repstrap is in the middle of a conversion over to belt drive x and y axes. Stop by and lend a hand!
You can make one of these filament spool holders during the event!
Afinia H Series: