[hackerspaces] Toasting the 3D Printer

Adam Mayer phooky at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 23:32:00 CET 2013

It's an old RepRap tradition dating back to at least 2007, referenced here:

I'm pretty sure that a shotglass was the second object printed on the
prototype cupcake. (The first was a dodecahedron.)

On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 4:49 PM, Stewart Dickson <mathartspd at gmail.com>wrote:

> The Makerspace Urbana has a SoliDoodle   http://www.solidoodle.com
> http://makerspaceurbana.org
> http://www.facebook.com/groups/118240874874433
> During the meeting(s) we had to plan how to get the machine set up and
> begin printing objects on it, it was mentioned that...
> A tradition exists within Hackerspaces that, after the Calibration
> Pyramid is printed,
> the next object to build is a shot glass - Or, preferably one glass
> per person in attendance -
> And a toast is drunk to the 3D printer using glasses that it printed.
> Can anyone confirm this tradition and say whether it is documented
> anywhere?
> Thanks,
> -Stewart Dickson
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