Fab@home, RepRap or MakerBot?
As I'm going to build a 3D-printer next year for personal usage, I'm currently not sure which project to join.
I've read a lot about ReaRap and something about fab@home.
My usage will be: creating own stuff in 3D and print it out - what else :D
I'd like to create stuff as big as possible, lige a Rim/Hoop of a drumkit's drum or like a pickguart for my guitar.
But if this would make my 3D printer too expensive, I would be happy with a printing-area of 6"*6"*6" or something like that.
RepRap is cheap and seems to be secure cause it's opto-sensors.
I've read that someone demaged hir fab@home by playing round with the procedural path...damaging it's securing blocks.
Isn't the fab@home secured by circuit breakers?
And I read that fab@home could print chocolate and cheese? That's funny....and perhaps I'd like this option...for any birthday or stuff like that.
But most important is that I've read that fab@home will become able to work as a milling machine?
As I'm thinking of building a small CNC millingmachine as well...it would be perfekt, if fab@home could handle both jobs.
But for my millingmachine it's important that I am able to mill wood with a measurement of 32*6*70cm!
So if I decide to base my machine on fan@home....would I be able to modify it for working with this size?
As I'd like to mill my own guitar...Sounds crazy....but it's my dream :)
Hope you can answer my questions....