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Dremel attachment, Fully makerbottable

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Dremel attachment, Fully makerbottable by Webca Mar 26, 2010

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Description

You all know and love the additive method of 3d printing with the plastruder. And now you can try the subtractive method by using this dremel attachment that i have been thinking of making for a while now, and finally sat down yesterday and designed it.

It uses the same holes as the plastruder for mounting, and even the same screws

It is now printed, mounted and tested.

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I still haven't had the time to try this out, but i guess that it would work just fine when you adjust the speed down slow and have milling tool at the end of the dremel..

But as long as nobody try this, it is just an educated guess for now...

So, does this work well? Skeinforge has a subtractive method, but I'm a little unsure how much exactly your could get made with this

I am currently working on a different project for the moment, so i have not had the time to do any testing at all.

All in due time;)

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Dremel attachment, Fully makerbottable by Webca is licensed under the Public Domain license.

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Instructions

Take dremel mount 1 and 2 and cut them in two and screw them together to make a tight fit around your dremel machine, use a hot glue gun and attach them to the dino in a way that works for you and your dremel.


Just print it, use it and love it;)

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feilen on May 14, 2010 said:

So, does this work well? Skeinforge has a subtractive method, but I'm a little unsure how much exactly your could get made with this

Webca on May 14, 2010 said:

I still haven't had the time to try this out, but i guess that it would work just fine when you adjust the speed down slow and have milling tool at the end of the dremel..

But as long as nobody try this, it is just an educated guess for now...

Anonymous on May 8, 2010 said:

Do you have any luck milling or engraving with this mount? PCB milling would be a nice addition to the Makerbot's features

Webca on May 8, 2010 said:

I am currently working on a different project for the moment, so i have not had the time to do any testing at all.

All in due time;)

Webca on Apr 2, 2010 said:

Pr
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GlobalGlover on Mar 29, 2010 said:

Can you say PCB!!!!! I LOVE IT. :)

Fido on Mar 27, 2010 said:

Sweet! Thanks for designing this.

Will come handy in future.

Webca on Mar 27, 2010 said:

No prob..

I live to please :)

MarcusWolschon on Mar 26, 2010 said:

"use a hot glue gun" ... can you get your dremel out again?

Webca on Mar 27, 2010 said:

Well, you dont actually glue the dremel to the mounting brackets, but you glue the dremel-mounts to the dinos.

Its my fault for not making this clearer, and i see i have forgotten to mention something, and that is that you have to cut the dremel-mounts 1 and 2 in half. (I will upload more pictures to show this)

DaveD on Mar 26, 2010 said:

Nice!

I was talking to somebody just yesterday about how someone had hooked a dremel up to a reprap and how I was hoping to see one for a cupcake, too. :)

Just curious: any reason you didn't go for a mount for a flex-shaft instead?

Webca on Mar 27, 2010 said:

The only reason is that i dont have a flex-shaft, i only have this dremel-model, so i just wanted to be able to use my dremel with my beloved makerbot ;)

And i see someone has already made one:
Dremel Flex-Shaft Mount for MakerBot by clothbot
http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...

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