Dehydrate your PLA Filament, FTW!

FOR THE WIN!  –  This really works! Difficulty: Ultra Easy, 10 to 15 minutes to complete. Tools required:  Filament Cutter And a Round Food Deyhrator Presto Food Dehyrator: Amazon, eBay Least expensive solution 4 trays. Presto Digital Food Dehydrator: Amazon, eBay Can set timer for auto-shutoff 6 trays, holds two rolls of filament. Presto Food […]

Maker Steve Ultimate Guide – Creality Ender 3 Pro

Upgrade your stock extruder to Plastic sooner rather than later: https://makersteve.com/2019/03/19/a-tale-of-eight-enders-aluminum-extruder-upgrade/ Check out my walk through on Dehydrating PLA Filament – IT WORKS! https://makersteve.com/2019/02/03/dehydrate-your-pla-filament-ftw/ Video is here: Dehydrate your PLA! This video will show you how to assemble and upgrade the Ender 3 Pro. This is a great printer for beginners. I walk you through my […]

How, and WHEN, to change your 3D Printer Nozzle

Here is how I change out my 3D Printer Nozzles for perfect repeatable printing.  This will probably help some beginners and some frustrated veterans. And a walk-through on changing out your bowden tubing: A Tale of Eight Enders: Maker Steve’s Bowden Edition – Compression Fitting Fix Shop my Artillery Shell designs on eBay  Say thanks! https://ko-fi.com/O5O4K7N6 […]

A Tale of Eight Enders: Maker Steve’s Bowden Edition – Compression Fitting Fix

UPDATE! Ender 3 Fix – Aluminum Extruder Upgrade I have 8 Ender 3’s, all pretty close in age, I have upgraded several with Aluminum Bowden Extruders. Those I have not, are starting to have issues with extrusion as seen in the pictures. Save yourself some frustration and swap it out early.   Here is my […]

Replace your Sticker Build Surface with something else!

Sticker Polycarbonate, Magnetic or Borosilicate   The fixed build surface is a pain when your print gets stuck to it. Here we are going to look at a couple options and upgrade to a Magnetic Build Plate. 24V Replacement Hot Plate for Ender 3, Ender 3 Pro, CR-20 – https://ebay.to/2TuVdaL 12V Replacement Hot Plate for […]