Tag Archives: SLA

A Worrywart’s hesitant plunge into the resin pool…

I started 3d printing for my wargaming in January 2018; way back then FDM the home hobbyists’ tool of choice was an FDM, or filament, 3d printer. That soon changed as inexpensive SLA resin printers came to the market – the Anycubic Photon and the Elegoo Mars leading the charge. These printers gained wide acceptance […]

Resin & FDM Printing for Miniature Wargaming: A Comparison of Costs and Material Usage

Recently I’ve been asked what it costs to print a model in FDM vs Printing it in Resin, as well as printing a hollowed vs solid model. Lots of prices get thrown around, but I haven’t really dug into how much it costs me in raw materials. So I thought I’d take a look at […]

The complete and utter idiots guide to 3D printing in resin for Wargamers

I’m terrible at printing, I can’t level a bed to save myself, I need a raft whenever I print in FDM, yet I still manage to get decent prints.  This is through trial and error, and spending way too much time on Facebook groups, reddit and every blog I can read.  I’ve recently taken the […]

Chapter 2 : Your 3D Printer Shopping Check List

Okay, let’s assume that you have decided to jump into the 3D printing pool. If you haven’t yet, please don’t turn off this series, as I will be doing an upcoming chapter on your options should you not want to do your own 3D printing. I am not going to do specific recommendations as to […]