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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Slicing the models with Skeinforge

Skeinforge is by far the most versatile slicer available, and it can be the most intimidating one because of its complexity. Taking the time to unravel its mysteries will pay off in the end. The amount of control one can exercise over the numerous setting options can sometimes overcome printing difficulties that other slicers cannot achieve.

Getting ready

You need a RepRap-based 3D printer and have the basic skills to operate it. If you are using Repetier-Host or another host that has Skeinforge built in, make sure you are using the latest version. Its latest update can be found at http://fabmetheus.crsndoo.com/. It has not been updated since March 15, 2012.

To use Skeinforge as a standalone program, you will need ...

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