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RepRap, Open Source and 3DPrinting

reprap r2c2

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 and why it’s important to…

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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 +/- $300 SLA printer -> +/- $1200…

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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 printers, but I can’t do…

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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 our website where you can…

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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 feed in facebook. But back…

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

e-nable 3d-printing

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 help over a hundred arm…

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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 – Undo/Redo – Gcode Preview…

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How to make key chains with Inkscape + Blender

Inkscape and Blender tutorial

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 find Inkscape and Blender in…

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Scientists develop a 3Dprinter capable to print human tissues

bio printing

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 structures could be, on the…

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OctoPrint – Your web 3D printer host

OctoPrint

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 from anywhere on the network…

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