3D Printing Beginners – Know anyone who needs to kickstart their 3d printing journey?

Beginners to 3D printing often find their enthusiasm flames out when they realize that the rainbows and unicorns they have been sold are imaginary, so I wanted to put some of those mythical creatures to rest, and offer some hope for the fresh-newbies who want to avoid all the unicorn poop, and 3d print with fewer stresses and hassles. Sound good? Let’s go!

3d printing workshop

The Best 3D Printing Slicer Software Roundup (Part 4 of 4)

Which is the best Slicer software for you? In this final round up entry, let’s compare the choices we investigated in the series of 4 articles (In part 1 we looked at Slic3r, in part 2 Cura, and last was Simplify 3D) to find the perfect match for your 3D printer and your 3D printing workflow …

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Simplify 3D – Best 3D Printing Slicers Roundup Part 3

Simplify 3D, unlike the other slicers in this series, is commercial software. At $150 USD it costs more money to buy than some people pay for their 3d printer! Do the features justify the price? In this part 3 of 4, let’s take a deeper look at why you might purchase this premium 3D printing software […]

Cura – Best 3D Printing Slicers Roundup Part 2

Cura is a popular slicer, in particular with Bowden style 3D printers. In this part 2 of 4, let’s take a deep look at this 3D printing software.

Original Prusa i3 Mk2 3D Printer Long Term Impressions Review

In my original Prusa review I gave the Prusa i3 Mk2 high marks, and since then I have recommended it many times, but in my guided tour of my own best and worst 3d printers I said my Wanhao Di3 is my favourite printer out of my collection. What is going on? What do I […]