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Starting at the End

I used 3D printing to create a pendant for a friend.  The steps I took are below.  However, I'm so excited about the end product that I wanted to start by showing it off.

Picture of the finished pendant

The Adventure Begins

On a whim, I asked a friend to give me an idea for ...

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Over the last few months, I've been silent as I transitioned from the life of a student to the life of a professional.  But!  I have finished that transition (for the most part) and am now back.  I even bring new software with me.

This new software (which has the rather uncreative name "gcode ...

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I recently found myself in a position where I wanted to extrude a logo so I could 3D print it.  Unfortunately, this is a pretty difficult process to figure out without instructions.  Therefore, I decided to document it.  This process assumes you're starting with a pixel-based image (bitmap, jpg, etc).  If instead you have ...

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In my last entry, I mentioned that the United States Department of Defense had requested Defense Distributed remove the plans for their 3D printed firearm from the internet.  I also mentioned that I believed this was Defense Distributed getting the legal fight it had been spoiling for.

Eating my Words

However, I believe I have ...

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Edit: Just before the publication of this article, Defense Distributed voluntarily removed the designs for the Liberator from their website, at the request of the Department of Defense.  In my opinion, this is Defense Distributed getting the legal fight with the government it was spoiling for.  More on that to follow.

Hello again world.  How ...

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