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3D Addivist Cookbook; Liberal Art Majors Invade 3D Printing

3D Addivist Cookbook; Liberal Art Majors Invade 3D Printing
The 3D Additivist Cookbook recently was published for free online, after a long hyped period of editing and collecting. The Cookbook is a compilation of different essays on a wide range of topic in 3D printing. The Additivist Cookbook started with the Additivist Manefesto in March 2015 with a call by Morehshin Allahyari and Daniel Rourke for papers about 3D... Read More

How moist filaments will screw up your 3D-printing

How moist filaments will screw up your 3D-printing
It's not a myth guys. Moisture in filaments will really screw up your precious 3D-print! Not so long ago I decided to put this to the test, and in this video (and article below) you can understand what's happening! I think the general understanding of most experienced 3D-print users is that you're suppose to store your filaments well. But why?... Read More

3D printing during 2016: insights and predictions

3D printing during 2016: insights and predictions
2016 is about to culminate, and there is no doubt that everything has happened extremely fast. From my part, I can say it was full of ups and downs; Were days of hard work, scholar stress and new projects knocking at my door. Writing for 3Dprinterchat has been one of those new experiences that came this year to get me... Read More

The Guardian of Techno phobia

The Guardian of Techno phobia
The internet has recently seen a resurgence in the yellow journalism of the 1890’s. Just like the newspaper wars  between Joseph Pulitzer's New York World and William Randolph Hearst's New York Journal, news sites today are using scare headlines and misleading stores to attract viewers. The More Things Change… Presidential elections and false news on Facebook are the tip of... Read More

3D Printing Fidgets

3D Printing Fidgets
Recently fidgets have become popular for adults as well as children. Fidgets on the surface may seem like toys, but they are actually adaptive devices to help people focus and calm down in their everyday life. 3D printing is full of printable fidgets. Others designers have published plenty of fidget files, including the recent explosion in EDC (every day carry)... Read More

Folgertech Kossel build Part 1

Folgertech Kossel build Part 1
My Build and thoughts. For a few years now I have pointed many people to Folgertech but I personally never owned one. I did have it on good faith from some owners that they were a good printer. Well, I finally put my money where my mouth is and bought their Delta. Now I'm not going to do a review on... Read More

Ash, Wood, Stone and Metal: 3R3DTM Filament Review

Ash, Wood, Stone and Metal: 3R3DTM Filament Review
I recently wrote about a prototype filament from 3R3DTM called reincarnation in a previous review and I recently receive a generous batch of their filaments to test. 3r3dtm is a Spanish Bask County firm that specializes in developing unique blends of filaments. Many of their blends come from recycled materials, while others are a test of various new composite media.... Read More

Useful Things You Can Print From Thingiverse

Useful Things You Can Print From Thingiverse
Though you’ll find hundreds of 3d printing communities on the World Wide Web, Thingiverse is probably the most popular of them all for several reasons. It is by far the most modern community that shares interesting and printable 3d print models. The fact is that Thingiverse is not just providing 3d print designs for fun sake, it is serving the... Read More

Not Shiny, but Solid: Proto Pasta Matte Fiber HTPLA

Not Shiny, but Solid: Proto Pasta Matte Fiber HTPLA
Proto Pasta is a US filament company known as the pioneers of carbon fiber PLA. I have reviewed other Proto Pasta filaments before  and have enjoyed 3D printing with them all. PLA is commonly known as a glossy, shiny, plastic that is well suited for 3D printing. As the field of filaments continue to expand,  new filaments come to market... Read More

Ashes to Filament : 3D Printing for Death

Ashes to Filament : 3D Printing for Death
Exotic filament blends are coming to the 3D printing market every day, as startups around the world are competing to produce new filaments for 3D printers. These new filaments often combine the 3D printable properties of PLA with the desired artistic or performance qualities of the composite material. 3R3DTM  is a Spanish Basque Country startup company that is developing a... Read More