Formlabs Releases New Dental 3D Printing Materials and Partnership with 3Shape

Formlabs, a 3D printing company that helps Dentist all around the world Founded in September 2011, Formlabs is a Somerville, Massachusetts-based company. It is better known for raising nearly $3 million during a Kickstarter campaign and creating the Form 1 and Form 2 3D printers. Most noteworthy, Formlabs has released qualified and ‘accessible’ 3D printing […]

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 […]

5 groundbreakers in the 3dprinting industry during 2016

2016 is about to finish and I can say it was a year of huge contrasted events. We witnessed countless human nonsense we really never thought would happen (Brexit, Colombia Says No to Peace, Trump campaign and much more), but also the launching of new projects, as well as more and better progress in various […]

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 […]

Build Plate Supported 3D Printing

3D printing unique objects with large overhangs and bridges 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 on […]

Top 6 Unique CAD Programs (2016-2017)

In this list, I have compiled a list of the Top 6 CAD programs that have shined in one way or another. The list is in no particular order, as each program is a gem of its own. I call them “best” by comparing them to other programs at the same price point, and with the […]

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SD-Card Vs. Repetier Host

Best way to send G-code to your 3D Printer. Note: This analysis is based on my experiences with Repetier Host and the Wanhao Duplicator i3 V2. Other programs and printers may work differently. But, there are no large differences across budget printers in this analysis. TL;DR of course an Ultimaker will act differently that the […]

Snack Card Dispenser Project

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 […]

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CAD tools on Blender ? Yes we can!

CAD tools on Blender? Yes we can! Hi folks Your Favourite 3dprinterchat blogger Mr G Razgriz here! Everyday someone asks me about precision modeling using Blender and/or if it has some tools and commands like a CAD software have. YES of course! Its so easy and can make you work faster! So lets see how […]

Truggy – An OpenRC 3D Printable car

Truggy – An OpenRC 3D Printable car It is not a coincidence that this Truggy Concept OpenRC earned critical acclaim back in 2013. It is still one of the most exciting Open Source RC car projects. It’s functionality and design are maybe the reason for this, but another huge reason why this 3D printing concept […]

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3D Printed Gears Easy!

Hi folks Your Brazilian friend Guillerme Razgriz here!! A very common problem when finding the right gear to 3d print is time and getting exakt measurements for a specific model. Obviously it must also work as intended.. 😉 So here are a little list of tools that can help you a lot on this task […]

3D Scanning with ReconstructMe

3D Scanning with ReconstructMe  3D printing and its related technology is getting more and more advanced day by day while making us astonished in lot of ways. Now the 3D printing is no more fully dependent on the CAD softwares, in which one has to design a proper 3D model in a software that just kinda resembles […]

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