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Cel Robox Head Teardown

Cel Robox Head Teardown

Earlier in the year I managed to destroy the head of the Cel Robox. After saving up for a replacement I though I’d have a look inside the old one to see how bad things were and to get an

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OpenSCAD and DXF import

OpenSCAD and DXF import

I was thinking about making a base for the Furby driver in my Upcycle It design challenge. To model the base, I took the existing base and drew around it. I then scanned the image and imported it into Inkscape.

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Trouble with the Robox

Trouble with the Robox

Unfortunately when I went to turn on the Robox to do some printing then an error message appeared. “unable to perform the nozzle selection command” I followed those instructions and when I looked at the head, I saw what the

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3D printing with PET

3D printing with PET

This week I’ve been working with the PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) filaments from Refil. It’s made from recycled bottles and no additional colouring is added so it comes in a limited range of colours. I got a sample pack which has

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Thoughts on 3D Modelling

Thoughts on 3D Modelling

For the Upcycle It Design Challenge I’ve been creating a few models in OpenSCAD to augment my RC car. The first one I printed was a support for the Intel Edison in the style of some car parts. I’ve also

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