Monthly Archives: October 2014

3D print an umbrella mount for secure installations

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As you saw in the last post on mounting a deck umbrella, the hole through the railing had to be a little larger than the actual umbrella pole due to some pins used to secure the umbrella to the base:

Posted by Matt Chiste
October 28

Mount a Deck Umbrella to Save Space

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We have a small deck that needed a bit of sun coverage over the summer, and went shopping for an umbrella. We decided on this 10′ Patio Hanging Offset Umbrella with Solar LED Lights; it looked like it would get

Posted by Matt Chiste
October 24

Glow In The Dark 3D Printing

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Halloween is just around the corner, and with a 3D printer you can make some neat decorations that can be downloaded from Thingiverse. This year, I tried something new: Glow in the Dark Plastic! The filament isn’t cheap, but it

Posted by Matt Chiste
October 20
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