3D-Printing for Scuba Diving

Whoever uses/owns 3D Printers will know that they are an incredibly useful tool for fixing or improving objects in your daily life. 3D Printing is also a useful tool for making objects for hobbies (although I wouldn’t recommend 3D Printing things for hobbies like skydiving just yet…), but one of my hobbies is scuba diving. […]

How to: 3D Print from Minecraft

Minecraft is a massively popular block building game where a player can build, survive in an open world. It is mostly popular with the younger audience so wouldn’t it be a great to introduce children to 3D-Printing and 3D design via a video game they already know and enjoy. Many CAD programs can be intimidating […]

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10 Fun Things to 3D Print

So you have yourself a 3D-Printer, so what do you print with it? I’ve compiled a list of 10 prints you can print purely for fun. Take a look and have some fun with that 3D-Printer! RC Quadcopter Whether it’s a small micro quad or full size racing quad these are great fun to build […]

3D-EEZ Review

3D-eez is a build plate adhesion solution for FDM 3D Printers. However one aspect of this product that makes it stand out from the other vast methods of adhesion is that fact that it is applied as a paste and hardens to make a thin layer of film to help adhesion and it also protects […]

Different Types of 3D-Printer Filaments

Different Types of 3D-Printer Filaments FDM 3D Printers use a wide group of plastics called thermoplastics, these range from ABS to plastics infused with other materials. There are a wide range of different types of 3D printer filaments out there. So, which one suits your needs the most and what are the distinguishing features of […]

3D Printing a Quadcopter: Part 1

3D printers are great, you can print just about anything these days from key-rings to full car transmission models. So I have decided to push my 3D printers to a limit, by printing a racing quadcopter. I already have a cheap Syma X5C-1 and a brushless drone that can carry a GoPro, so I want […]

Big 3D Printers

Big 3D Printers So a lot of people look for a 3D printer with a big build area, so I’ve collected some Big 3D printers and a list of pros and cons. Feel free to suggest your recommendations in the comments and I’ll add them. gMax 3D Printer – Big 3D printers So lets start with […]

How to Print in Multiple Materials with a Single Extruder

How to Print in Multiple Materials with a Single Extruder The one disadvantage of a single nozzle machine is that you can only print in a single colour or material, or can you? Well there is a more manual way in where you can print in 2 colours or even materials with a single nozzle […]

Craftware Slicer Overview & Showdown

So there are many slicers on the web these days : Cura, Slic3r, KISSlicer and the ‘new’ kid on the block : CraftWare. CraftWare is a free slicer made by CraftUnique primarily for their Craftbot Plus printer range however (just like the others ) it works with just about any printer that accepts G-Code. So […]

BuildTak – Is it Worth it?

Recently I have been trying out a popular solution to the 3D printer adhesion problem we all face. There are many solutions such as blue tape, Kapton tape, glass and the list goes on. And then there is the debated one called BuildTak. There are several conflicting views on this product ; many complain about it’s […]

FAQ about 3d-printing

Robbie Pearson – 3D printing profiles

Hi, I’m Robbie I live in the United Kingdom and I am a 3D Printing enthusiast. I was always fascinated with  electronics and technology so getting a reprap was a no-brainier for me. I own one printer which is a Sintron Prusa i3 kit, which I did a review of here if you are interested Prusa […]

How to fix early issues with a Prusa i3

So you have got yourself a Prusa i3 kit? Well I have a had a Prusa i3 for a little bit now and worked through most of the issues. So I will go through most of the issues I encountered and show you my solutions to to fixing a prussa i3. Keep in mind that […]

3D Printer Surface Comparison

Whenever you ask someone or search on the web on what surface you want on your 3D printer’s bed you will get heaps and heaps of contradicting answers. Some people swear by masking tape, some people swear by glass. So what’s the answer? Well that’s what I want to explore today: I will be comparing […]

How to: 2D images into 3D models-3D Printing

Why should you want to turn images into 3D models. Well there are many reasons : whether you want a model of a complex logo that would require lots of time and effort to replicate, or you don’t know how to design and want a starting point and 2D drawings can give your designs a […]

Rigid.ink Review

Rigid.ink a UK based company that makes their filament in the UK, which means if you live in the UK you can get fast delivery. They sell PLA, ABS as well as speciality filaments: flexible PLA, HIPs as as well as others. So let’s get to the chase, how does this filament  fair in the sea […]

How to: Timelapse of 3D Prints

Watching 3D printers print is interesting however they are slow, it is much better if you can see those 1,2,3,4 hour prints in 30 seconds to see how a 3D printer works. In this article I will be explaining each step from camera mount to rendering the video. You can use just about any camera […]

Sintron Prusa i3 Review

The Sintron Prusa i3 is a build it yourself Prusa i3 kit which is one of the most popular 3D printer on UK Amazon. Sintron has the same printer listed twice, one with Amazon Prime delivery and one without. The one with Prime delivery is about £20 more. Both seem to be the exact same printer. […]