3D Printing 101: Using the Zebra Plate with a Craftbot

In a few posts now I’ve raved about how much I love the Zebra Plate build surface and the Craftbot Plus 3D printer. However, the Craftbot comes with its own build plate, so I had to make a few (very) minor modifications to get the Craftbot to work with the Zebra Plate. But I wanted … Continue reading 3D Printing 101: Using the Zebra Plate with a Craftbot

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Part 1: First Time Maker’s Faire Vendors- Our Journey

  This is a big step for us. We've never been to the Maker's Faire but recently heard that the Houston Makers Faire is currently accepting applications. The local "maker spaces" are holding multiple open houses as part of a "maker crawl" ahead of the Faire.  This was hugely informative, and very motivating. After a … Continue reading Part 1: First Time Maker’s Faire Vendors- Our Journey

3D Printing 101: Build Plates and Other Build Surfaces

We’ve used a variety of build plates and surfaces with our Craftbot and Raise3D N2 printers including: Buildtak on glass, the FLEKS3D build plate, and the Zebra Plate by PrintinZ. As mentioned before, we primarily use PLA, so keep that in mind when reading this post. Our friend and fellow blogger Michael has experience with … Continue reading 3D Printing 101: Build Plates and Other Build Surfaces

An Overview of All the Things We Love to Make! Musical Toys!

Hi everyone! We’re super excited to get out this first post in this series about things we love to make. These are products that we sell on our Etsy shops, and of course you’re welcome to purchase them from there  ;). However, if you’re reading this blog you’re probably a maker like us, and we want … Continue reading An Overview of All the Things We Love to Make! Musical Toys!

3D Printing 101: Craftbot Plus 3D Printer Review

As I mentioned in our first “3D Printing 101” blog post, our 3D printer of choice is the Craftbot Plus. Simply put, this printer allows us to focus on designing our ideas and brining them to reality, as opposed to constantly fighting with a printer that just won’t work. We only have a few hours … Continue reading 3D Printing 101: Craftbot Plus 3D Printer Review