“It was such an amazing experience being surrounded by so many 3D printing experts” said Chris McCoy in an interview after the shootout. Chris–one of the co-founders for You3Dit, a web-based community based largely on 3D printing–estimated that he printed for roughly 36 consecutive hours that weekend (minus 6 hours fort sleeping and the drive to Sebastapol, CA for two days). He had the opportunity to personally test over 7 different 3D printers and witness the glory and failure of many of the common notables in the annual Make Magazine 3D Printer Shootout. In one solid weekend, the team was tasked to evaluate the 22 or so latest 3D printers and comment on some key 3D printer questions: who are they good for? What are the printers’s strengths and weaknesses and what would be the “Pro User” configurations for each machine. The Make Magazine hit shelves on November 12th and You3Dit was so thankful to Make Magazine for providing the
Back in late 2012, Chris designed and printed a solution to one of his largest pet peeves–a wobbly cafe or bar table. The beauty is in its simplicity. Combining a simple wedge with an integrated clip so that the wedge can easily pop off your key ring and be used to make your table stable.
Read more here at http://www.3dgeni.us/six-of-the-best-key-chain-accessories/
Or download the “Wobbly Table Wedge” on Thingiverse.com: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:32289
We just added a blog to our site! We hope to share with you interesting and useful things in the world of 3D printing and distributed manufacturing! ~Team You3Dit