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Hi everybody ! Check out this blog for a school in the Netherlands that has been building 3D printers. The school is called *Chr. Jenaplan Morgenster Elementary School*. They have a super cool video of their project. And check out the KAMERMAKER ! People are going to be printing houses for the homeless !

Video of Our Progress

Hi everybody. This is Jacob and this is a video about our progress. We made it about two weeks ago. It’s a little late to get on the site, but I think that’s fine. It shows us building the frame.

febuary 22, 2013

febuary 22, 2013
here is a summary of today: rod cutters cutting smooth rods and then preparing them to be used in the printer destruction squad Taking apart old printers for parts parts Looking for parts we still need extruder putting together the extruder

Interview with a Build Master

Q: What is a 3D Printer? A: Okay, a 3D printer is basically a machine that squirts out plastic. The one that we built kind of looks like two triangles put together with threaded rods. The motors—well, one motor to control the movement going up and down is the on the left upper corner of ...

building the frame 2

building the frame
hello everyone today we built the frame…it was hard but fun.I think ,we started it today and finished it today.I hope this website will inspire you to help your  school make a 3d printer. THANK YOU FOR READING!!!    

How Things Got Started

About a year ago, me and my father were talking about that it wound be cool if 2nd through 5th grade kids started to make a 3D printer. So we came up with a 3D printer club. We asked my teacher if she could sponsor the club, and we also talked to the director of ...

Missing Our Meeting

Missing Our Meeting
We missed our last meeting because of the snow and ice and because we got out of school early. Missing a meeting causes us to not be able to build, which is unfortunate, but it was still fun! I had a chance to go snow boarding on my neighbors driveway, and it was also fun ...

The momentum is building

The momentum is building
After a rest over the winter holidays, the teams jumped back into the build at the January 11 meeting, starting with an update from each team leader. Here’s where we stand:   The accounting team is busy setting up the ledgers, including budget categories, so we can better plan for and track expenses.         ...

First Order Placed!

First Order Placed!
Great news, everyone: The BOM team has successfully sourced a large number of hardware-related parts, and has found some great prices at a company called McMaster-Carr. After working with the accounting team, it looks like all the hardware is going to be within our hardware budget, and so I’ve gone ahead and placed the first ...

making

Taking apart old printers in order to salvage parts for the 3d printer.