Category Archives: 3D printing

Upgrading the 3D Printer

After some TLC was offered up to Tog’s 3D printer, by way of a little restoration and tuning, it became very clear that the current hotend was on its way out. Tog’s Lulzbot Taz 3.0 FDM 3D Printer has been deprecated and is approximately 3 versions behind the current technology. What’s worse is that the […]

3D Printer Restoration and Tuning

In 2014 Tog won a Lulzbot Taz 3, since then it has been used on and off and mostly off for the past 2 yrs. During this time, there was very little, if any maintenance carried out on the printer. As a result, it had become gunked up with the remains of previous prints. From […]

#BigDayIn #SnowDay3 #Liveblog

It may be snowing outside, and the Big Day Out was cancelled, but TOG has been featuring some of the technology and projects we work with over on our Twitter account. We have complied some of the resources here as well so it is easier to reference. Remember to ask us questions or share what […]

Visit To Fab Lab Limerick

The latest Fab Foundation Ireland network meeting took place in Fab Lab Limerick last weekend. The meeting is a chance for all the current fablabs and emerging labs to learn from each other by exchanging their experiences and learning. While there, we had a nice look around all the great equipment on offer in Limerick. 

Lego Automaton Jukebox – stage 0.2 incomplete, stage 0.3 started

It takes time & certain amount of failed ideas to design anything. Ideas rarely come in a box, they require slow birth rather than rapid unpacking. STAGE 0.1 Idea B: “What would you build if I gave you a coin counter? I: ”Any purpose?” B: ”Yes, to make a machine so the visitors put money […]

New CAD group starting this Monday & running every two weeks (7pm till 9pm).

Starting this Monday & running every second Monday (alongside Electronics and Micro Controller Group night) is the CAD group. Computer-aided design (CAD) is the use of computer systems to assist in the creation, modification, analysis or optimization of a design. CAD software is used to increase the productivity of the designer, improve the quality of […]