Tag Archives: #wargaming3d

Chapter 6 : Sometimes Size Does Matter!

Chapter 6 Sometimes, Size Does Matter! As you gain experience in hunting down printable .stl files for your gaming needs, you will encounter the fact that there are a good many different scales used by the creators of 3D designs. Personally, I game exclusively in 28mm, which is 1/56th scale. The other common scales in […]

Chapter 5 – Actually Printing Something!!

Chapter 5 – Actually Printing Something? In this chapter we will give a quick overview of the process of printing on an FDM (printer) printer. I will keep this as generic as possible, due to the many variances among makes when actually setting up before commencing a print. Each printer will be different, and you […]

Chapter 4 – Not quite ready to leap into 3d printing? Here are other options for you!

Chapter 4 : Not yet ready to make the leap into 3D printing? Here are some other options for you.   Getting started into 3D printing at home is a big step, no question about it. It requires a significant investment of both money and time. Home 3D printing has advanced significantly in the past […]

Chapter 3 – 3D Printing and You – All the Other Stuff You Will Need

Okay, you have taken the plunge and have ordered that 3D printer… and you are counting down the days until it arrives on your porch. But there is other “stuff” you are going to need. You don’t want to buy anything that you don’t need, but you don’t want to get half way through your […]

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 […]

Chapter 1 – 3d Printing  and You- How Do I Get Started?… Or Should I Even Start?

** Disclaimer: I receive absolutely no material benefit, favour, or compensation for writing these articles. Any opinions stated is mine and mine alone and are based on my experience and knowledge. They do not reflect the opinions or views of anyone else. ** As I wrote in the introductory article, I would like to start […]

Deweycat: Is there a 3D printer in your future?

I have been invited to write a few posts regarding 3D printing in the miniature wargaming world. While my experience is mostly within the 28mm WW2 genre (essentially Bolt Action but this is also applicable  for Chain of Command and other similar games), the same concepts carry over into other scales and time periods. I […]