Github And 3D Printer News

Posted on October 17th, 2013 by George Moore

Motomach Extruder on Github

Motomach Extruder on Github! The Motomach reprap extruder is now opensource. As promised in my last blog post, Reprap Extruder & 3D Printer Update, I have made the stl files for my new extruder available on Github. Github, for those who are not familiar, is a free online repository for opensource project files that use the Git revision control system.  Although initially designed for software files, the site is beginning to gain popularity with opensource Read More

Reprap Extruder – Making It Better

Posted on September 24th, 2013 by George Moore


Why Build A New Reprap Extruder? Back at the start of my reprap 3d printer journey, in 2011, I spent several fruitless months struggling with a 3d printer called a techzone huxley. Eventually I cut my losses and decided to build my own prototype 3d printer. Several 3D printer versions later, I have designed and 3d printed all parts for my printer except for one, the extruder. This relic of the original printer had printed Read More