Monthly Archives: January 2012

Slic3r and Extruder calibration

Rich over at RichRap has just started a series of posts on using Slic3r for preparing STL files for printing, explaining the effects of the various parameters. His first article also includes some good info on calibrating your extruder output, … Continue reading

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What is that weird object in your banner image?

I realised that I’ve never posted the uncropped version of my banner image, or explained where it came from. It is a cropped section from a photo I took of this wonderful bronze sculpture at the base of the Roma … Continue reading

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Purple Post-Punk Otter Rock

This is Pep. He’s a purple otter, from the TV show ‘Bear in the Big Blue House’. We found him in an op-shop toy basket in a tiny town surrounded by desert and scorched wheat fields in South Australia. Since … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Welcome to the new year 2012. An old song by Shriekback might wish you “Health and knowledge and wealth and power, passion and poems and sex” Richard Bach has said that the only two real reasons for being here on … Continue reading

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