3d Printer pt 9: Installing X axis motor

What has gone before…

3d Printers:  a tool for the homestead?              3d Printer pt 2: Prusa i3 wood frame

3d Printer pt 3: Designing your parts                  3d Printer pt 4: Assembling the base

3d Printer pt 5: X axis                                         3d Printer pt 6:  Attaching X axis

3d Printer pt 7: Y axis motor                              3d Printer pt 8:  Installing the Z motors

What you’ll need…

  • 1x NEMA 17 motor
  • 1x GT2 pulley
  • 3 x M3x14 mm screw
  • 2 x M3 grub screw
  • 3 x 3 mm washer

Grab a motor and a GT2 pulley.  Install the pulley just like you did for the Y motor.


Install the motor on the X motor mount with three screws.



Next post in this series will be installing the drive belts.  More zip ties.  I’m afraid I’m not that excited.

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