Add full color graphics to 3D Printed parts with Hydro Dipping guide by Adafruit

Learn how to Add full color graphics to 3D Printed parts using Hydro Dipping technique! Hey guys! guess what? I just found that, a few weeks ago, Adafruit published a full guide to hydro dipping your 3D prints and it is definitely a good option if you want to give a nice finish to all your projects […]

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Top 10 3D Printing Projects for Kids you’d love to try this weekend!

When it comes to 3D printing, most people will exaggerate about your ‘apparently expensive’ hobby. On the other hand, your partner might be skeptical about the practical uses of having 3D printed stuff around the house. Fortunately, this article gives you awesome ideas on 3D printing projects for kids, so you and your family can […]

3d printing kids projects

3D Printing – Layer Height Under The Microscope

3D Printed Layer Height And Its Effect On Part Strength And Print Speed I was participating in an online discussion recently regarding layer height and its effect on part “quality”, strength and print speed. Here is a copy of the chart which sparked the discussion, which I originally spotted on the 3d printing club facebook […]

3D Printing Layer Chart

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 […]

How To Give Your 3D Prints A Battle Damaged Metal Finish!

For this tutorial I decided I wanted to recreate the helmet from the latest Batman movie, so I’m going to make a Metal finish on my print. a quick search on Thingiverse brought up the perfect result, You can download the file for yourself HERE. A list of the materials used in this tutorial: Voltivo […]

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 […]

Build Plate Supported 3D Printing

3D printing unique objects with large overhangs and bridging surface prints often requires the printing of support materials, Supports break away (hopefully) from your print when it is finished. However, supports add time and material to the print, and can leave the surface of your print rough where it connected with the supports. People who print […]

Smoothiefy your 3D Printer

I had backed a Kickstarter a couple of years back called the Cobblebot and received the kit last year. The kit and instructions were abysmal to say the least; and looks like I was one of the lucky ones – that I was able to print using my kit. However, I set about modifying the […]

Fixing the Wanhao Duplicator I3 Plus 3D Printer (public service announcement )

Fixing the Wanhao Duplicator I3 Plus 3D Printer I tend to be a bit more paranoid than most when it comes to 3dprinter and what can go wrong, only because I built most of mine instead of buying a ready to print machine. So when I saw this Wanhao Duplicator I3, I had to spread […]

Flutter Scout – 3D-Printable Remote Controlled Car

Flutter scout v2 Is the most economical 3D printed car. This car is built to inspire people to make 3D printed robots.               Among the 3D printed remote control cars, this 3D printed Car is very diverse and remarkable. The design of the car is very impressive as it […]

Flutter Scout Car

How to Fix a Bricked 3D Printer board. (installing a bootloader)

How to Fix a Bricked Printer board.(Arduino based) A few weeks ago I made a huge mistake and bricked my MKS Base, board. I wasn’t happy with some of my firmware settings. I decided to open up the firmware and do a little tweaking. As you probably can guess, things did not go so well. While attempting to […]

When 3D Printing and IoT Merge: Smart Customisation in Printing

The 3D printing industry is expected to grow to around 21 billion USD by 2020 and Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) market is forecasted to reach 151 billion USD by the same time frame, according to reports of Forbes and Marketsandmarkets. Giants like GE and Cisco show a more optimistic picture than the stated figures. […]