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We the Rosies

We the Rosies

  We at MakerFX are supporting the efforts behind the project at WeTheBuilders.com, and need your help for it to succeed.On Saturday May 12th, we will be using all six 3D Printers at MakerFX and any others we can round up to print pieces for the current project called We the Rosies.  This is aContinue Reading We the Rosies

Simplify3D – 7 New Features

Simplify3D – 7 New Features

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Slicing is the process of taking a model – usually a STL file – and creating commands a 3D printer uses to actually extrude plastic to print the model.  There are many different slicing programs available. Some are free and some are paid.  Simplify3D is in the paid category and if you can spring forContinue Reading Simplify3D – 7 New Features

DIY Signage

DIY Signage

At MakerFX, we use the equipment and tools we have to enhance our workspace.  We had a need for signage to clarify policies for certain areas and tools.  A member used two tools to make the sign below.  He used the Epilog Laser to cut a piece of acrylic to size.  He then used theContinue Reading DIY Signage