Sanding 3D Printed Models with Dremel Lite Rotary Tool

Dremel Lite sanding 3d printed models

The Dremel Lite rotary tool is perfect for sanding 3D printed parts before painting. Let’s back up for a moment. Sanding of 3D printed models is not necessary unless one plans on spray painting for a smooth finish. Cyber Monday had a tempting offer on Amazon. As a designer, I am always interested in exploring … Read more Sanding 3D Printed Models with Dremel Lite Rotary Tool

Artillery Sidewinder X1 Tips and Tricks

Tips Problem: All files saved to the USB stick start with the same letters. How to just use the actual file name?Solution: Start Cura and go to > Preferences > Configure CuraFrom the pop-up window, scroll down to the Opening and saving files category and uncheck “Add machine prefix to job name“. This will remove … Read more Artillery Sidewinder X1 Tips and Tricks

Artillery Sidewinder X1 Cura 4.4 Profile Settings

Artillery Sidewinder X1 Cura 4.4 Profile Settings for new users

I use the following profile settings for my Artillery Sidewinder X1 when slicing with Cura 4.4 under Linux. But before Cura sees my printer, a few steps have to be taken which I will outline now. Cura 4.4 has no profile for the Artillery Sidewinder X1. Before I can print, I must first add the … Read more Artillery Sidewinder X1 Cura 4.4 Profile Settings

Black Friday 2019 Razer Ornata Chroma Backlit Mechanical Mecha-Membrane Ergonomic Gaming Keyboard

Razer Ornata Chroma Backlit Mechanical Mecha-Membrane Ergonomic Gaming Keyboard

My Black Friday 2019 picks The Razer Ornata Chroma Backlit Mechanical Mecha-Membrane Ergonomic Gaming Keyboard was the first of my Black Friday 2019 picks. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are of no importance to me. I monitor certain articles year around which gives me an advantage when it comes to spotting deals. My home page … Read more Black Friday 2019 Razer Ornata Chroma Backlit Mechanical Mecha-Membrane Ergonomic Gaming Keyboard

Guest and Master Bathroom Make-Over

bathroom make-over renovation finished

Renovating is a combination of excitement, mess and stress. Those of you who have renovated know the meaning of mess. Luckily, we planned everything in great detail before we started the guest and master bathroom make-over. To begin, I’d like to show a picture of what the master bathroom used to look like. This was … Read more Guest and Master Bathroom Make-Over

How to remove malicious code from PDF files

How to remove malicious code from PDF files

WARNING! Do not open an eBook without making sure that the PDF file is clean.This article focuses on the danger of free PDF files which float around the internet. I’ll describe in detail how I check for malicious content which might (or might not) be attached to the zip archive. Before I go any further, … Read more How to remove malicious code from PDF files

Linux AutoCAD alternative free CAD

Linux AutoCAD alternative Free CAD

AutoCAD users who want to work in Linux have a great alternative called FreeCAD. This article describes installing the latest version of FreeCAD which is an amazing free CAD solution. Before I go into details about installing FreeCAD I’d like to mention that this software is also available for Windows users. Everyone knows that CAD … Read more Linux AutoCAD alternative free CAD

Linux Best Productivity Software 2019

Best Productivity Linux Software 2019

This blog post is about the best productivity software for Linux which can be installed directly from within your distribution of choice. I will provide a short description and list the reasons why I chose a particular software title. What I do and which software I use In a nutshell, I do a ton of … Read more Linux Best Productivity Software 2019

Yamaha Genos Home Recording Studio Setup

Yamaha Genos Home Recording Studio Setup

The Yamaha Genos is essential for my home recording studio. I’ve set up the Genos to not only provide all the sounds for my work but also as a secondary monitoring system. How to use the Yamaha GNS-MS01 speakers as playback monitors I use two workstations. Once is/was a high-end laptop with a Steinberg UR22 … Read more Yamaha Genos Home Recording Studio Setup