31 Jan '18, 9pm

Repairs You Can Print: Racing the Clock for a Dishwasher Fix

Repairs You Can Print: Racing the Clock for a Dishwasher Fix

No matter how mad your 3D printing skills may be, there comes a time when it makes more sense to order a replacement part than print it. For [billchurch], that time was the five-hour window he had to order an OEM part online and have it delivered within two days. The race was on — would he be able to model and print a replacement latch for his dishwasher’s detergent dispenser , or would suffer the ignominy of having to plunk down $30 for a tiny but complicated part? As you can probably guess, [bill] managed to beat the clock. But getting there wasn’t easy, at least judging by the full write-up on his blog. The culprit responsible for the detergent problem was a small plastic lever whose pivot had worn out. Using a caliper for accurate measurements, [bill] was able to create a model in Fusion 360 in just about two hours. There was no time to fuss with fillets and chamfers; ...

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Repairs You Can Print: The Zipper Box

Repairs You Can Print: The Zipper Box

hackaday.com 31 Jan '18, 4pm

Picture it: winter, a few years ago. [Ted Yapo]’s son is sent to the front lines of a snowball war. He rises to the task, ...

Repairs You Can Print: Fixing a Chewed Up Remote

Repairs You Can Print: Fixing a Chewed Up Remote

hackaday.com 01 Feb '18, 9pm

What is it about remote controls? They’re like some vortex of household chaos, burrowing into couch cushions while accusat...

Repairs You Can Print: 3D Printing is for (Solder) Suckers

Repairs You Can Print: 3D Printing is for (Sold...

hackaday.com 03 Feb '18, 6am

[Joey] was about to desolder something when the unthinkable happened: his iconic blue anodized aluminium desoldering pump ...

Repairs You Can Print: Model Coal Car Fix

Repairs You Can Print: Model Coal Car Fix

hackaday.com 06 Feb '18, 3am

Model railways are a deep and rewarding hobby, and the mechanisms involved can be both surprisingly intricate and delightf...

Repairs You Can Print: Broken Glue Gun Triggers Replacement

Repairs You Can Print: Broken Glue Gun Triggers...

hackaday.com 30 Jan '18, 9pm

Picture this: you need to buy a simple tool like a glue gun. There’s usually not a whole lot going on in that particular p...

A Grandfather Clock BarBot

A Grandfather Clock BarBot

hackaday.com 02 Feb '18, 6am

As the saying goes, it’s five o’clock somewhere; when the clock finally strikes the hour, that same clock can pour you a d...

Repairs You Can Print: Nintendo 3DS XL Lives Again!

Repairs You Can Print: Nintendo 3DS XL Lives Ag...

hackaday.com 04 Feb '18, 6pm

Handheld game consoles have a hard life, and even the most well-built models can sometimes fail. The Nintendo 3DS XL, for ...

Repairs You Can Print: Take a deep breath thank...

hackaday.com 29 Jan '18, 9pm

If you are a maker, chances are that you will be exposed to unhealthy fumes at some point during your ventures. Whether th...

Junk Build Printer Uses Pencil To Print

Junk Build Printer Uses Pencil To Print

hackaday.com 01 Feb '18, 12am

Sometimes, it is interesting to see what you can build from the bits that you have in your junk drawer. [Dr West] decided ...

Repairs You Can Print: Fixing a Rat-Attacked Mic Cord

Repairs You Can Print: Fixing a Rat-Attacked Mi...

hackaday.com 06 Feb '18, 6am

We’ve all been there — a steamy night in the rainforest of Papua New Guinea, sweaty slumber disturbed by the unmistakable ...

Learn to 3D print your own sneakers in just a few minutes

Learn to 3D print your own sneakers in just a f...

boingboing.net 09 Feb '18, 4pm

Leaked Equifax documents provided to US Senate reveal that they dumped all our drivers' licenses, too, but Equifax says it...

3D Print A 3D Printer Frame

3D Print A 3D Printer Frame

hackaday.com 03 Feb '18, 3pm

It is over a decade since the RepRap project was begun, originally to deliver 3D printers that could replicate themselves,...

PR: Can You Hear Me?補聴器にみるワイヤレス充電のススメ

PR: Can You Hear Me?補聴器にみるワイヤレス充電のススメ

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Which one are you copping?

Which one are you copping?

hypebeast.com 09 Feb '18, 4am

The Checkerboard print has become one of Vans ‘ most signature design motifs since appearing on the Classic Slip-On in the...