3D Printing

Home of the 3D Printer Doctor

Having built, upgraded and continue to experimented with a RepRap Prusa Mendel i2, I know what is required to make good 3D prints and I am the perfect choice to provide maintenance on your 3D printer.

Specialist Services:

  • Experienced in printing with a range of material, including ABS, PLA and HIPS.
  • Track record in repairing the following 3D Printers:
    • Makerbot Replicator
    • 3D Printing Systems UP!
    • RepRap Prusa i2
  • Expert Marlin firmware configuration and flashing.
  • Practical 3D part design and modelling.
  • 3D Prototyping.
  • 3D Parts Printing. (180mm x 180mm x 80mm)


  • 3D Printer maintenance to optimize print quality.
  • 3D Print failure troubleshooting and repair.
  • Perfect printing temperatures, variances in using different colours and what happens when it is not right.
  • Using slicing software to generate good quality prints.
  • 3D model mistakes and mesh repair.
  • Basic 3D modeling, using SketchUp.
  • How to model practical parts in SketchUp.
  • How to best use the UP! 3D printer software.
  • Intorduction to the Makerbot Desktop Software.
  • Repetier, Slic3r and Proterface, how to slice and print.
  • OctoPrint, remote printing from anyware.

3D Printing Hardware Upgrades, including:

  • OctoPi remote printing, powered by a Raspberry Pi.
  • Arduino Mega + Ramps 1.4 running Merlin Firmware.
  • Smart LCDs for Ramps 1.4, allowing standalone printing.
  • Makerbot Enhancements.



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