RepRap, Open Source and 3DPrinting

Well, I think that if you are here, and work with 3d printing, when you are doing your research, for sure you’ll find RepRap and start from there, right? RepRap is a major project about 3D printing and open source ideology around the 3D world. Today I want to walk through a little of history […]

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3D Printer Crowdfunding projects

TinyBoy (Indiegogo) TinyBoy is a project that made its first appearance on Indiegogo in 2015 and achieved its goal, which was to make affordable 3d printers, printers that schools can buy to introduce the maker world to their students. We have new courses you can check out right here With a signed certification<– This 3d […]

The Palette: One Extruder, Four colors

The Palette: One Extruder, Four colors no stopping to switch filaments in your 3D-Printer! If you like to read my posts (Lays Rodrigues), you already notice that I don’t make practice posts, like tips or what to do with your 3DPrinter. This is because I don’t have a 3D printer at home. I talk about 3D […]

10 Places To Get Free 3D-Printing Files

10 places to get free 3d printing files Well like I said in my last post, 3d printing isn’t only to print Eiffel Towers, and Thigiverse isn’t the only website that you can find 3d models to print. Today I’m going to list 10 places that you can download 3d-models. =) And you always have […]

4 uses of 3dprinting in science

Well, 3D printing isn’t only to print the Eiffel Tower. Today I’m going to show you some different uses of 3D-printing in Science Print organs and bones Organs The first time that I heard about 3D-printers was in 2014, when the maker movement became mainstream in Brazil and more articles and posts about it became normal on my […]

Mão 3D – The project that is changing lifes for the kids in Brazil

E-Nable and  3D-Printing Inspired by the sad tale of a South African carpenter who was in dire need of a highly flexible and low-cost alternative to standard prosthetics, the Mão3D (3DHand) program is the leading project in the e-Nable global family of systems, which offers affordable, 3D-printable prosthetics for low-income communities and currently aims to […]

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Slicers: Which one to use?

A few minutes ago I was rolling into my fb timeline and found this post about a comparison made between the most common slicers: Slic3r – http://slic3r.org/ Cura – https://ultimaker.com/en/products/ Simplify3D – https://www.simplify3d.com/ Craftware – https://craftunique.com/craftware To evaluate these slicers, Angus (the guy in the video) choose these topics: – STL Loading Speed – Usability […]

How to make key chains with Inkscape + Blender

How to make keychains with Inkscape + Blender 3D Modeling, isn’t an easy task. But to learn something new, we need to start small. So today I will show you how to make a simple key chain using Inkscape and Blender. 1º Step: Install Inkscape and Blender If your’e using a Linux Distro, you can […]

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Me (Lays) and 3DPrinters, how it started?

Lays Rodrigues Hi everyone! Today I wanna talk about me. Just a little. =) Almost a year ago, I started to go to events about science and technology. Since that I study computer science, I need to go to this events, to learn more, make some networking and prepare more to the outside world of […]

Scientists develop a 3Dprinter capable to print human tissues

A study published yesterday on the British magazine Nature Biotechnology, says that american scientists implemented, with success, living tissues in animals, fabricated with an improved and advanced 3d-printer. This research, develop by the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, on North Carolina(US), represents an advancement in the field of regenerative medicine, it suggests that this […]

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OctoPrint – Your web 3D printer host

If you already work with 3d printing, you have likely already heard about OctoPrint. If you haven’t, I will introduce this tool to you. On the site you can find this introduction about it: OctoPrint differs from existing host solutions in that its major focus is to provide a web interface that allows controlling the printer remotely […]

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SDCard vs PrinterHost, which is better?

Well, after my last post about making a new printer host, a discussion started on a brazilian group about 3d printing. A guy said: Why use a printer host? Why dont you just print straitgh from an SDCard? And that is now a discussion with 6 or more comments between 2 people with different ideologies. […]

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