French Design studio combines technology + craft to manufacture colorful 3D printed watch collection

Who wouldn’t love to use 3D printed accessories in a normal basis? Lyon-based design studio notaroberto-boldrini just launched a new project after the acquisition of the Zortrax M200 3D printer. Dubbed under the name of .STEP, this is a 3D printed watch collection that combines technology and craft process. About the creation of Watch.Step 3D […]

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3D Printer Filament Guide & Comparison Chart

There is a huge amount of 3D printing materials, as there is an infinite amount of applications to give each and everyone. This great versatility of materials allows us to explore new prototypes and take them to the highest level of quality; Each 3D printer is unique and has its own attributes. Filaments (the raw […]

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Tinny Home Filament Experiment

In August I had the privilege to have a booth at the Tiny Home Jamboree in Colorado Springs, CO. At the booth I presented  how 3D printing can be used to match the unique needs of the tiny home community. In a future blog I plan to collect all my thoughts about the Jamboree and […]

Best ABS filament for beginners? ABS-X filament review.

At first, I would like to say hello to everyone, it is my first post here and definitely not last one ;).  In this post, I want to review probably one of the most amazing ABS filament for beginners. It is from F3Dfilament.com which is Polish based company that is producing high quality filaments. They […]

Bearing 3D printed in ABS-X

5 Quick tips for abs prints.

Most 3d printer owners tend to avoid ABS for a number of reasons. Some stem from misinformation some stem from fear but most are just because they can’t get prints to turn out using ABS. This is a shame really because when you think about it we are trying to get the strongest prints available. […]

How To Rate Your 3D Printing Filament

Rating 3D printing filaments   With 3D printing, a good filament can make the difference in your print job. 3D printers can share horror stories about their experiences with bad filament. While there are ways to test filament with expensive mechanical testing equipment, I wanted to develop a way to test filament at home. With […]

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How to 3D-print super-fast and have an awesome finishing – CHECK OUT!

In this guide you will learn how to make fast printings and yet get a high quality 3D Printing finishing, Using Acetone and a humidifier With this method you can print super fast with low resolution layer height and yet get awesome results on ABS!  CHECK THE PICTURES! Comparison between final quality!  time to print also […]

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 […]

Autotune PID what it is and how to use it

Autotune PID is a feature that is included in Marlin and most branches of it to help determine the best settings for the hot-end temp control. So what does it do? Well simply put it heats up the hot-end and cools it several times to determine the optimum setting for the heating element part. PID […]

How To Hot Iron Finish a Rough 3D Print Using a Clothing Iron

3D printers like to think that the print comes clean off the build plate of their printer. After a couple long and complex prints, the reality of  Finishing prints. Brims, rafts and support material leave sharp jagged edges around the print. Supports create rough bumpy points on flat surfaces. Overhanging and bridging surfaces still droop […]

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