Simple 3D Scanner pieces

I have an Arduino driver board and I wanted to print a turntable so that I could scan objects.  I decided that my first "real" print would be a base and table for a stepper motor so I could scan http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:37222This isn't all.  I need to design a better base, make a way to assemble …

Printrbot PLUS Notes

Build notes aplenty the biggest thing to remember is that when you are building the video switches from overhead front to the photos in the instructions being behind to the side.  So if you're spatially oriented/aware like I am this can prove to be very disorienting.  I made a mistake on step five or six …

First homebuilt 3d printer

After a lot of research over the last year (and a lot of saving) my Printrbot PLUS will be at my house on Monday.  I'm entirely satisfied with my purchase as it will be at my house within 10 days of ordering.  So, where do I go from there?  Well, I've decided that after a …

Seedstudio TFT Touch Shield + Arduino MEGA

I was having some issues with my Touch Shield displaying content.  It worked just fine capturing touch, but not displaying graphics.The first thing I did was go to: http://www.seeedstudio.com/wiki/2.8%27%27_TFT_Touch_Shield_V1.0In the first paragraph is a link to the Adafruit Touch Screen Library to download.At the bottom is a link to the TFT Touch Shield libraries.zip to download.I downloaded both …