The recent 3D Printing craze caught up with me over the holidays in the form of an Up Plus! 2 by pp3dp.com. It received top marks in the "Just Hit Print" category of the 2014 Maker 3D Printer guide. Here is my experience so far.
I have enjoyed my time browsing Thingiverse for ideas. It is a social network where you share models used with 3d printers, and has led me to printing some really incredible objects. I've made some rookie mistakes, and learned a few tips along the way.
First, my out-of-the-box attempt:
|Trammel of Archimedes|