Which Build surface to use?

You may have some questions when it comes to build surface.  To help you out, I break down all the choice and let you know what is Maker Steve approved. See my video walk through here: What build surface should you get for your 3D Printer? BOTTOM LINE UPFRONT: I highly recommend Creality’s Borosilicate, Polycarbonate and […]


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 […]

Ultimate Build Guide for Creality CR-10S / CR-10 – Step by Step – A MakerSteve Special Report

I just completed a video on CR-10 Support Rod features and a Step-by- Step how-to guide … Check it out.. If you like what I am doing, please click like.  If you are ready to start your Black Friday/Cyber Monday start here!  I get a little back for my effort. Sign up for a free month […]

Ultimate guide to replace the failed fan or blower on your CR-10

CR-10 Quick Connect Hotend Installation Update:  This is worth a look! https://makersteve.com/2018/08/27/artillerlamp/ So you have worn out your blower or the main fan on your CR-10.  It’s time to roll up your sleeves and replace it. If you don’t want to just buy a new extruder and fan housing with the wiring harness, already assembled, […]

Getting your print to stick on your 3D Printer

Getting good adhesion… Setup and Maintenance …on your printing surface can be a challenge, especially when you are just starting out. Of course, your print isn’t going to stick if the surface is not level. I initially used tape and glue stick which works well most of the time, but I was replacing tape constantly […]

Manually Leveling your Creality CR-10 or CR-10S or just about any Marlin based 3D Printer

    Call me old fashioned.. I still manually level my 3D Printers and my process produces great results.  While there are a lot of proponents for automated leveling, I find the endstops to be inconsistent and automated leveling unnecessary.  I can manually level my printer in about a minute. The only time I have […]