3DPrinted Musical Instruments – Let’s start a band?

3DPrinting is a revolutionary technology where in my opinion your imagination is the limit. In this world, one of the things that you can print is musical instruments. So I searched around on my favorites repositories of models and made this list for you. A flute   Well, of course, it would have a flute […]

Orrery – A 3DPrinted Solar System

I was scrolling down my Instagram feed this morning when this Orrery image appeared: That triggered me to search more about this project since the description of the image didn’t say much. This kind of model, called Orrery, is used since way back to show how our solar system works, however, all the craftsman that […]

10 Most Viewed Models on MyMiniFactory

The 3DPrinting world is full of models to discover. And then I started a series about Top 10 something on the main websites that host models. Now I’m going to share with you the 10 Most Viewed Models on MyMiniFactory. Since I wrote this article: 10 places to get 3D Printing Models I’ve fallen in […]


10 Popular Models on Thingiverse

Hi! Lays Rodrigues here! , I’m Back! ..=) Today is my return as a writer on 3DPrinterChat, giving you useful(or less then useful) information about 3DPrinting and improving my skills, and maybe yours, in this field that I love so much. So for my return, I choose to List the 10 most popular models on […]

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) – crowdfunding 3d projects 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 […]

The Palette: One Extruder, Four colors

< h1>The Palette: One multi color extruder, Four colors no stopping to switch filaments in your 3D-Printer! < h1> 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 […]

10 Places To Get Free 3D-Printing Files

10 3d model platforms to get free designs to print! 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 there are more 3d model platforms to discover. Today I’m going to list 10 places that […]

4 uses of 3dprinting in science

Today I’m going to show you some different uses of 3d printing in science. Well, 3D printing isn’t only to print the Eiffel Tower. Print organs and bones Organs – 3d printing in science 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 […]

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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 a key chain 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, […]

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