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Printing in Plastic: Build Your Own 3D Printer by James Floyd Kelly, Patrick Hood-Daniel

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C H A P T E R  5

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Cutting the Parts II

We're going to pick up right where we left off in Chapter 4. At this point, you should have a total of seven pieces of your 3D printer cut out. These pieces are raw in form—just a specific length and width with no special cuts or holes drilled yet.

In this chapter, we're going to finish up the cuts required for the remaining 10 pieces. When you're done, you'll have 17 pieces of plywood, each ready for more detailed cuts and drilled holes. These will make up the frame of your 3D printer. The electronics and other hardware (such as bolts or bearings) will be added to form your machine and give it the ability ...

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