Filastruder: A robust, inexpensive filament extruder.

A project in Gainesville, FL by Tim Elmore

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Create your own low-cost, quality filament at home!
Backers: 875
Average Pledge Per Backer: $243

Funded: $212,278 of $5,000
Dates: Mar 25th -> Apr 24th (30 days)
Project By: Tim Elmore
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Latest News

One day to go!

April 21st - via:
Hey guys, We've got just one day to go! As you probably all know, we're completely out of kit and fully assembled Filastruders. We decided early on to limit the number of orders, both per month and in total. There are a few good reasons for this: Our... (Read More)

Just another update...

April 14th - via:
Hey guys, Drawing near to the close of the campaign now, and we've been hard at work getting ready! A few of you have asked for the option to expedite a kit, as you have interesting research or plans for it. I wanted to do this in a way that is fair... (Read More)

Another Video!

April 8th - via:
Hey guys, Just a quick update video here. Sorry I'm so stuffed up, allergies are crazy this time of year. One thing not mentioned in the video is that we'll be CNCing the kit's uprights, so you won't need a spade bit anymore. Also, be sure to check... (Read More)

Setting expectations

April 7th - via:
Hey guys, Once again, thank you all for your support. As I've gone through the comments and messages. I've realized the need to highlight that this is first-generation technology, not magic! Although I have tested it personally, and the beta testers... (Read More)

Nozzles, plastic, and more!

March 31st - via:
$100,900 by 441 backers in 5 days. I don't know what to say other than I am humbled by your outpouring of support. What started as a project on a workbench in a garage has become something so much more. It is surreal to see the Filastruder being... (Read More)

First Update!

March 25th - via:
WOW! Only an hour in and we're fully funded, 12 hours in and we've quadrupled our goal! We're overwhelmed, and super excited by your support! Rest assured, we will reply to every comment and message, please just be patient with us. Some of the... (Read More)

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