Sunday, November 27, 2011


Reprap Prusa Iteration 2 Build Event in Cologne Germany in December

(Posted at request of Kliment Yanev, if you are having a RepRap Build Party, would love to support you by announcing your event on the main blog.)

A reprap build workshop is going to take place in Cologne, Germany on the first weekend of December (3-4.12). Ten groups will have the opportunity to build their very own 3d printer, get it working, and take it home with them.

Under the guidance of Josef Prusa, Kliment Yanev and Ruben Lubbes, we'll build ten printers of the latest Prusa Iteration 2 variety. More info on Prusa iteration 2 at Prusa Iteration 2

After building the printers, we'll look at control and design software, basic troubleshooting, and where to get designs, ideas, and help. At the end of the workshop, every participant or group will go home with a working printer.

Here is a video of an earlier workshop organized by the same team:


Workshop data:
Time: 3rd and 4th of December 2011, from 10.00h to 19.00h on both days. Impatient builders may continue past 19h on Saturday if they wish to, but that should not be necessary.

Location: Coworking Space Gasmotorenfabrik, 3rd floor, Deutz-Mülheimer Str. 129, 51063 Cologne, Germany 

Price: 850€ per printer. The number of participants per printer is not limited (though 2-3 is ideal).

Signup by email, kliment.yanev @

Included in the course price are all the parts as well as some plastic print material. The electronics, hotend, and cable terminations (the boring bits that eat a lot of time) will be done for you in advance. 

Required tools: 
  • -Set of hexagonal keys (allen keys) including small sizes
  • -Screwdriver set
  • -Wrenches in sizes 13 (ideally two pieces), 7 and 5.5
  • -Electronics pliers set (at least needle nose and side cutters)
  • -Tweezers
  • -8mm round file

Note that we have all these tools available onsite, but not enough for everyone. Please bring your own set of tools if at all possible. 

Photos of past build events are available at

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