Quick Start Guide to 3D Printing

0
76

Just get your very first 3D Printer and have no idea where to
start? Brand new to the world of 3D Printing?
This guide is for you!
Below are links that will help you get on your feet:

Video Table of Contents:
Tour De Printer – 1:35
Materials/Filaments – 7:40
Model Sourcing – 14:32
Build Surfaces – 15:34
Getting Started – 17:19
Software/Slicers – 19:55

Community Resources:
3D Printing for Beginners on Facebook –
https://www.facebook.com/groups/3dprintingbeginners/
Largest 3D Printing Group on Facebook –
https://www.facebook.com/groups/makerbot/
3D Printing Club on Facebook –
https://www.facebook.com/groups/3Dprintingclub/
3D Printing Forum / New To 3D Printing –
https://www.3dprintingforum.org/forum/general/new-to-3d-printing
Talk on 3D Hubs – https://www.3dhubs.com/talk

*Always search Facebook for a specific group for your brand of
printer.
You’ll find very specific help there.

Free Model Resources:
Thingiverse – http://www.thingiverse.com/
YouMagine – https://www.youmagine.com/
Yeggi – http://www.yeggi.com/

Printing Guides:
How to Succeed with PLA –
http://www.matterhackers.com/articles/how-to-succeed-when-printing-in-pla
How to Succeed with ABS –
https://www.matterhackers.com/articles/how-to-succeed-when-printing-with-abs

First Layer (‘Layer of Destiny’) Help:
https://www.3dhubs.com/talk/thread/perfecting-first-layer-tips-and-tricks
http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-tips-and-techniques-printing-first-layer

Print Troubleshooting:
Print Quality Troubleshooting Guide –
https://www.simplify3d.com/support/print-quality-troubleshooting/
20 Common 3D Printing Problems –

Troubleshooting Guide to 23 Common 3D Printing Problems

Purchasing (Filament, Things you may want to get to help):
*Some of these links are to my Affiliate Store where I’ve
gathered some of the items described in my video in one
convenient place. Any proceeds go to improving the channel.
Thank you!

HatchBox PLA –
http://astore.amazon.com/3dkc-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=6
HatchBox ABS –
http://astore.amazon.com/3dkc-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=7
MakerGeeks – http://www.makergeeks.com/
Some tools you may want to pick up (pliers, calipers, razors,
print removal tools, etc) –

Read More

LEAVE A REPLY