Diego Porqueras

Designing a 3D Printer

Diego Porqueras

Talk: Designing a 3D Printer

Diego Porqueras invented the Bukobot and Bukito 3D printers. Bukobot’s wildly popular Kickstarter campaign raised four times the requested funds, helping Diego open a Southern California hackerspace store, Deezmaker. But how do you design a 3D printer? Where would you even start? In this talk, Diego discusses the hardware design space of 3D printers, associated software challenges, and the basics of 3D printer operation.

Diego Porqueras

Diego Porqueras is the President and Founder of Deezmaker. He is also the inventor of the Bukobot 3-D printer which he introduced in April 2012 on Kickstarter. A summer school computer science class in sixth grade got him started, and he continued with high school metal shop, electronics and computer programing.