Braden Petno Homemade 3D Printer

Is it possible for a 15 year old to build a 3D printer without plans, and without a kit?  I didn’t think so either.  My son Braden did just that.  He ordered the components from Ebay, built his own pedestal, and figured it out.  I wish I could tell you that I helped him, but that would be a lie. Check it out, its pretty cool.

Here is the printer producing a different part:

Here is Braden’s howto instructions that he posted on Instructables:


One thought on “Braden Petno Homemade 3D Printer

  1. Wow. I watched the one at the Apple Store for about 30 minutes.

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