Recently updated on June 12, 2017! Now even better with additional 8 new pages added and extra pictures & images!
The most affordable DIY DTG Plans on the internet! Build your own Direct to Garment printer using only the internal parts and some woods!
With this guide you will have access to sensor positions, base dimensions and learn how to setup all the sensors so you can print on a T-shirt or Woods
Includes 1 minute video showing what it should look like.
(Video is a link inside the e-book page 33 to an unlisted YouTube video)
It’s never been so easy to build your own DTG! With this newer version you will spend less time building it and more time getting your business ready!
Stop looking on the Internet for DTG guides, this is the most accurate and the most complete plans you will ever find and it includes online support so you don’t have to worry if you mess up.
Step by step guide with images and text and 1 short video located on e-book page 33.
With this e-book you will be able to convert any of the following printers into a t-shirt printer (DTG)
- Epson R1390
- Epson R1400 (Easiest to convert)
- Epson R1410
- Epson R1430
- Epson 1500W
- Epson R1800
- Epson R1900 (faster printing on dark t-shirt)
- Epson R2000 (faster printing on dark t-shirt)
- Epson R2400
- Epson L1800 (White T-shirt only)
- Epson T1100
Most A3 printers work almost the same way to each other and the circuits inside is also almost the same. Once you build your first DTG it will get really easy to do it with almost any printer.
This plan has a step by step guide and illustrated images to help you out building the base, installing the printer on it and printing your first t-shirt.
This e-book also covers tricks & secrets that other guides on the internet don’t.
This guide includes all sensor positions and how to bypass them.
- CD/DVD Tray sensor
- ASF Sensor
- Encoder Sensor
- An Epson printer as listed above.
- Some screws for wood (click to buy)
- Some bolts & nuts (click to buy)
- 2 x 70cm Drawer Slide (click to buy)
- L Adjustable Metal Brackets
- MDF Woods
Estimated material cost: $30 – $50
Estimated time to cut,build & install printer into base: 3 hours
Note: **This guide doesn’t include the printer disassemble process. There’s a guide available for free online it’s not complete but it covers the hardest part and the rest shouldn’t be that hard to do by yourself and our online support.
The items below is optional and you do not need to purchase.
Our DIY DTG e-book is aimed in creating the most affordable DTG using only the internal parts.
Once you build your DTG you’re free to upgrade it as you wish.
TOOLS YOU MAY NEED (Optional)
- Aluminum Cutter – Excellent to cut the printer shaft with precision
- Circular saw to cut wood (click to view)
- Hot glue (click to view)
- Strong wood glue (click to view)
- Driver Drill (click to view)
Continuous Inking System (Required, but only when you ready to start printing)
- CISS for Epson 1400 and Epson 1430 (click to view)
Frequently Asked Questions
- Can I print on dark T-shirt ?
Yes, you just need a RIP Software that allows you to print using only the cartridges with white ink.
- Is it compatible with my printer ?
The compatible printers is listed above, all printers listed above has the same main boards and sensors to each other so it’s same conversion process.
- Is it hard ?
Not really, it may sound hard to convert a printer into a T-shirt printing machine but in reality it’s easier than you think.
All you need to do is set the sensors on the correct location and position.
- I bought the E-book and I don’t understand it ?
By purchasing the E-book you will get online support, so if you have problems just contact us and we will guide you step by step till the end.
- I don’t have PayPal ?
You do not need a PayPal account to pay with Credit Card, once you proceed with the purchase you can select to pay with Credit card or Debit Card of your choice.
- Why should I buy this E-book ? I think it’s expensive.
This E-book contains all the sensor positions and base dimensions with very accurate measures, you will also get online support which is a must if you want to build your own DIY DTG. We have a lot of experience fixing DTG printers and we have troubleshooted every kind of printer problems before. There lots of forums regarding DTG problems but most of the time the solution posted around forums is a suggestion and not a solution.