My Working Sketches

I did not make any real drawings for this printer. I just sketched up some ideas and worked around them to the best of my ability.

With the Wolfstrap in my head I started sketching up some plans.

First sketches

How do I mount the motors……

Planning my stepper motor mountings.

The bearings need correct size holes or they will rub against timber.

Reminding myself of the bearings requirements as to hole size.

Z-axis ideas….

Designing the Z axis

How to attach the rods to the axis

Blocks for the rods

Hot end designs/brainstorming….

Trying to find a hot end design that will work

And the extruder

Tryiung to come up with an extruder design that will work

After failing hot ends more ideas come up…

More hot end ideas to try out

And finally, a hot end that seems to be very reliable on this printer.

Finally the hot end design that seems to be working reliably

Working hot end!


Jan (IceMan)


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