Briefly looking back at an old project where I tried to push the capabilities of the first 3D printer I had, the Makerbot Thing-o-Matic designed in late 2010. This project from 2011 was intended to be a full printer or sort and place machine for fusible “Perler” style plastic art beads. I got as far as designing a vibrating funnel, hopper, and part of a color sorting mechanism.
The old Perler Bead Robot project is still on Thingiverse.
And perhaps more useful is the library for making 2D springs in the same style.
Thank you so much for watching, subscribing, and sharing my videos. And a special thanks to my supporters on Patreon, where recurring donations make this content possible.
For an alternative to youtube and twitch, check out Diode Zone.
If you’d like some of those cool scanlime stickers or Servo AF stream gear, check out the shop.
For previous episodes, check out the full scanlime playlist.
Each episode is compiled together from many livestreams which you can hang out with on the companion scanlime-in-progress channel.
Follow @scanlimelive for live streaming announcements.