High-schoolers in Hong Kong set Guinness World Record for biggest 3D printed sculpture display

Lately, a new week also means a new World Record for 3D printing! At least a week ago, 1,236 students from 123 different secondary schools across Hong Kong set the World Record Guinness for the biggest 3D printed sculpture display. The giant model, which represents Hong Kong’s harbour side in miniature, consist of 1,214 3D […]

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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 […]

Advertising Your 3D Printing Business on Google Adwords

If advertising your business online is difficult, then advertising your 3D Printing is extremely difficult depending on what you are selling. The 3D Printing industry is a niche of many niches, but it is a very small niche industry. Unlike most general industries, a 3D Printing company is targeting a demographic of a few thousand […]

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Learn to recognize effective Markets and start making money with your 3D printing business

What is 3D printing really for? We all know that 3D printing is a great technology improving in multiple fields and has a strong support in different communities all around the globe. In fact, a lot of companies are looking at how the can improve their services while reducing costs by embracing Additive Manufacturing. However, early adopters are still […]

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Japanese researchers unveil ‘Mikoto’, a realistic medical simulation robot with 3D printed organs

Researchers at the Japanese Tottori University Hospital together with medical company Tmsuk R&D created a medical simulation robot using 3D printing 3D printing assists the medical field once again. This time, it helped giving realistic organs to a robot for medical education purposes; ‘Mikoto’, which means ‘life’ in Japanese, will help to train surgeons and simulate […]

Berkeley students create a project to recycle 3D Printing waste

Students Develop a Project to Recycle 3D printing waste generated on Campus. UC Berkeley students Nicole Panditi and Scott Silva have launched an initiative to create a campus wide system that collects and recycles plastic waste from 3D printers. Then new filament can be made by the use of fail 3D prints from different labs […]

Best Youtube Maker’s you have to be subscribed right now

Learn to Build Things Whether you’re a beginner or an old school maker I’m sure you’ll find some Youtube Maker’s worth it subscribed. I love Youtube, I learned more from Youtube than I ever did in high school and I wasn’t a lazy student. The teachers did what they could with what they had but high […]

Finishing & Painting A 3D Printed Alien!

This is going to be a write up on a Painting process that I have used a lot to create a semi realistic looking paint job on a 3D print, for this one here I used the Ieyo bust from Thingiverse. To start this piece was 3D printed on my Wanhao Duplicator I3 at a 0.1mm […]

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. Read on about […]

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 […]

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 […]

Design guidelines for 3D printing – part II: Design tips to excel print quality

In the current rapidly advancing era of home-based manufacturing, it is a requisite for every one of us to understand the intricacies of 3D printing and adapt our designs in order to get sound prints. Previously in the article Design guidelines for 3D printing – design tips to improve quality of print, we saw some […]

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