Several of the parts on the KillaJoule are 3D printed, and even more of them will be 3D printed on Green Envy. The largest 3D printed part on the KillaJoule is the aerodynamic skin for the sidecar. You can read more about it below. We are also experimenting with a wheel with 3D printed rubber… Continue reading 3D printed sidecar skin
Posted June 1, 2018 If you have access to a 3D printer, you can print your own “engineering action figure set” with the KillaJoule and myself. Click here to download a Zip folder with the .STL files. To open the folder, right-click (on a PC) and select “Extract all”. Both of the models are approximately… Continue reading 3D print your own KillaJoule model!
You can never have too many C-clamps if you like woodwork, metal work and other crafts. Do you need more clamps and have access to a 3D printer? Just print some more! Many designers in the 3D printing community are happy to share their designs. The Thingiverse user “johann517” has shared his nicely designed C-clamp… Continue reading 3D printed C-clamps – handy for all your projects!
Posted Nov 26, 2016 Yesterday was Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Thanksgiving is one of the largest holidays in the U.S., and the tradition is to eat turkey. I did the same, but my turkey was a free-range, organic variety. We hosted Thanksgiving together with our neighbor, and he was responsible for purchasing the… Continue reading 3D printed glow-in-dark turkey
Posted September 23, 2016 3D printed solution to an everyday emergency – a broken knob on the dryer! One of the great benefits of owning a 3D printer is that you can create spare parts. This knob is for an old Fridgidaire dryer, but it is easy to create a knob for just about anything… Continue reading 3D printed dryer knobs!
Posted September 8, 2016 What do you do when the shifter knob in your truck breaks at Bonneville? 3D print a new one, of course! Using the broken shifter knob for reference, I created the shape with CAD (Computer Aided Design) in Autodesk Inventor, and exported it as a 3D-printable .stl file. I then printed… Continue reading 3D-printed gear shifter knob!
Posted Mar 8, 2016 What is there not to love with a 3D printed, two-color Easter Egg filled with candy? If you are lucky enough to have access to a 3D printer, you can easily 3D print your own Easter Egg and fill it with candy. Creating egg-shaped objects in CAD can be a bit… Continue reading 3D print your own Easter eggs!
The weakest link in all wheel-driven speed record attempts is a surprising and obscure detail – tires! Tires can be one of the main points of failure on all vehicles, but are specifically troublesome on extremely high speed, wheel-driven vehicles. Therefore, we are literally re-inventing the wheel for Green Envy! The very fastest cars are… Continue reading RE-INVENTING THE WHEEL!