Over 1000% Funded – $255K in 13 Days

This has been an amazing time in the Drumm household.  This kickstarter has funded a project, a business, and changed our lives.  How?  We are off to change the world.   It won’t be some meglamaniacal master plan… it won’t be jets...

Happy B-day, Baby!

Totally off topic….  My wife has her birthday today!  Just wanted her to know I love her…. and you to know I won’t be reachable for the rest of the day.  If you are inclined, wish Marz a happy...

Happy Thanksgiving From Printrbot!

We have a lot to be thankful for here at Printrbot!  Namely, all the wonderful people that supported the project!   HAPPY THANKGIVING! We will be totally unreachable today and hope that you go and spend the day with loved ones. we will be back to check in on...

Printrbot Resolution

This is a single wall print done on a BETA test Printrbot – lots of changes in the new model when compared to this.  He did slow the print head down to accomodate his needs.  Also, he prepared this file to test whether or not it was possible to force a RepRap to...

All Systems GO!!

It’s amazing.  As you can see, the public has spoken: “We want our 3D Printers!”  The plan to launch any product is part market analysis, part planning, part teamwork, part killer product, and, frankly, part luck.  I have worked hard...

Can We Do This? YES!

A great question was posted on the kickstarter comments that I want to briefly address – essentially asking “Can you do this?!”  Read the full text below… Hello Brook, First off, congrats. on a successful funding. Second, do you...

100% FUNDED in 46 Hours

46 hours after the launch of our kickstarter attempt, we crossed the finish line funded.  Maybe it would be better to say we reached the starting line.  We are basically speechless…. so grateful for all the enthusiasm in the community and even among...

Hackaday Printrbot Post

I am grinning ear to ear…. I have loved Hackaday for years and my little Printrbot is on their site.  That’s freakin cool.  http://hackaday.com/2011/11/18/the-cheapest-and-easiest-3d-printer-weve-seen-so-far/#more-61535 My wife and I were eating...

Printrbot: Awesome Resolution Print

Credit where credit is due…. Brian Roe, an engineer and machinist, has one of the Printrbot betas…. and BOY! does it pay to have a guy on your team obsessed with quality! Check it out. So, here is your answer – for those wondering “But does...

Printrbot: The 3D Printer Anyone Can Build

YUI().use(“*”, function(Y) {Y.on(“domready”, function() {Y.startGallerySlideShow(“squarespace-slideshow-params-1321836628”);});}); [editors note on Nov 20, 2011: This post was partially lost in our initial move to Squarespace....

Printrbot Design Experiments

Since a photo of this version of the Printrbot was posted on the Flickr, I thought i would elaborate. This is proof that a 3D printer can be printed without using threaded rod for structural support. I will go ahead and finish out this version for fun – trying...