Monday 28 June 2021

FreeCAD: Pads & Pockets

I'm slowly getting to grips with FreeCAD...


...but its certainly been challenging.

In this post I describe how to make a simple structure including holes & cutouts.

Sunday 20 June 2021

Starting FreeCAD: making name plates

Drawing my own objects in 3D is the next logical step on my 3D Printing adventure.

However, 3D CAD software can be tricky to get your head around.

But this is how I designed a few 3D name plates.

Tuesday 1 June 2021

Multicolour printing on Creality CR-10-V3 with Cura

This is a detailed guide on colour printing with a single extruder.


Multicolour printing can really lift some prints, especially where appearance is more important than functionality.

The Cura slicer provides good support for this process.