If you’d love to own a 3D printer, but aren’t willing to shell out several thousand dollars for one, building your own DIY 3D printer like the Geeetech DIY Fully 3D printer kit might be an option. By following the instructions carefully you can create a fully functional printer for a fraction of the cost.
Knowing what to expect to spend on parts and materials can help you plan properly, and create a quality 3D printer that will work like a dream.
The first thing to remember when budgeting for your project is that quality parts will create a quality printer.
Avoid choosing the cheapest parts available, and make the you don’t buy after market of used parts unless they are from a reputable vendor.
By investing in quality parts you can ensure that your printer will work well, and for a long time.
Doing a little research before hand, and choosing parts based on their user reviews and not on their brand name can help you ensure you pay for the quality not for the brand name on the part.
In some cases the lesser known brands might provide similar quality parts for a fraction of the cost. This can help you save a lot of money, and provide you with a similar quality printer for a lot less. (more…)