My Sunday Project

So, a long time ago, I got in on a Kickstarter project, because I don’t have enough hobbies. It finally came in yesterday.

The AnkerMake M5

This thing is pretty awesome. I did the traditional first thing and printed the Benchy boat. Benchy boat Benchy printing

So, I got myself thinking. What can I do with plastic? How does this modeling thing work anyway? I learned that Autodesk’s Fusion 360 is free for personal use, which is very awesome.

It’s not quite intuitive, but I got this figured out in just over an hour, roughly the same amount of time that it took to print:

The final model in Fusion 360

1/2 CAFF label being printed. Painting the thing The final product. My coffee nook with a labeled 1/2 caff canister

And that is how I ended up with a very expensive label maker.

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See ya, Elon. Elon has plans for my data, I guess, but I didn’t really see the need to hang around for it. I only wish I could delete everything immediately