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13 Best CAD Programs for Kids

Surprising how many CAD programs there out there right now, right? Most I have never heard of but I trust each one has fervent users that will tell us how well their modeling skills were corresponded by the software, besides how easy (or difficult) would be for a child getting used to. While on the subject, I believe everyone possesses…

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3D printing categories every girl should take a look at

Smart Woman

{:en} I just decided go through some of the most popular 3d printing platforms to see what’s coming up lately. The thing is all 3dprintable file browsers resulted way stifling from the perspective that everything was too widespread for both genders — not to mention most of the items seemed like kind of spam for my taste — this is…

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Flutter Scout – 3D-Printable Remote Controlled Car

Flutter Scout Car

Flutter scout v2 Is the most economical 3d printed remote control car. This car is built to inspire people to make 3D printed robots.               Among the 3D printed remote control cars, this car is very diverse and remarkable. The design of the car is very impressive as it does not require any screws;…

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3D-Printing for Scuba Diving

{:en}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. There are a lots of…

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Can you print your own DNA? Strengthen your 3D printed models using bionics

{:en} Wilbur used to study the motion of birds. The warping of their wings sparked him the idea to use the same principle to achieve lateral control of his flying machine. Yes, we are talking about Wilbur Wright, one of the Wright brothers, one of the first inventors of today’s aeroplane. When a kingfisher darts into water in search of…

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8 Unbelievable Things You Can 3D Print

High Hacking Heels

I have not 3D-printed a Girlfriend yet, but these are just as cool. I have been researching the 3D Printing world and advancements, and there are many objects that have been created that I never, ever, expected could be 3D Printed. Most of them, in fact, I have already printed myself, and they are actually working. I compiled a list…

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7 Printable Tools worth adding to your Workbench.

Everyone that owns a 3d printer has his vices. We print out those random things we find online and we print a lot of them. For some, it’s little figures like the Marvin or MakerBot. For others Props of all shapes and sizes. For me, it’s workbench tools. I just can’t get enough of them. I don’t think I can…

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How to: 3D Print from Minecraft

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 to children and deters them…

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A 3D Printer Designed for Travel, Foldie 3D Pt.1

Foldie 3D printer

As I started my journey in 3D printing I struck up a friendship with a 3D printer from Belgium, Yvan Van den Bossche. In 2015 he announced his Foldie 3D printer, and asked me to beta test his design. I got the files when I was still using the turd box MakerBot 5th gen  that was not reliable enough to…

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Positive 3D Printing

OBI wheel chair

In a previous blog I discussed negative ways that 3D printing can be used in the world. To counter that blog I’ll discuss the many positive things that can come from 3D printing. Many of these organizations have an open source philosophy, and you can join or contribute your time or 3D printer to their causes. Pet Prosthetic The internet…

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3D Printing Piracy

3D printed master lock

3D printing is quickly growing into a ubiquitous technology that will be in many homes in the future. But just as the internet brought instant communication, it also brought its share of negative and illegal practices. Like all technology, it is neither good nor bad. Only in the application of 3D printing can prints fall into legal, legal yet immoral,…

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Snack Card Dispenser Project

SCD

This year 3D-PT has a busy schedule of autism related conferences planned. At every conference the vending tables always have some candy ready to attract and fuel frazzled conference participants. I have wanted to have a 3D printed candy dispenser ready for my table. Fortunately for me there are a few vending machine designs already available. I found this snack dispenser that…

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