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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How to do Projects that someone really can PRINT!

Hi folks Your Favourite 3dprinterchat blogger Guilltherme here! 🙂 3d Modeling is just a form of art that can make your imagination explode and manifest your dreams! But…can I really print Anything? Well, this little post have the answers that you are looking for! The Answer of one million dollars is… NO. 3D Printers need to […]

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Expanding 3D Printing Skills And Getting More Out Of Your 3d Printer

3d Printing as a hobby is great. With so many 3D Printers available these days just about anyone can get one. Maybe you bought yours to expand a hobby, add to your business or just wanted to play around with this new tech. They have become a large part of how we design and build […]

From 3d printers to CNC with Arduino and Raspberry PI

From 3d printers to CNC with Arduino and Raspberry Pi 3D Printing Unlike conventional techniques of production, 3D printing today carries countless benefits at almost every level. The best part is the 3D procedures aids users personalize their products as per their own requirements and preferences. Even inside the similar build chamber, the essence of […]

Autodesk to .STL

Autodesk to .STL STL basically is a standard file that is designed using basic structural units for modeling software. Software such as CAD functions on the principle of 3d modeling of various shapes. All the shapes are optimized using triangular units that determine the final outcome of the design. Triangular shapes determine the faceting of […]

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What are G- codes and how 3D printers use it

What are G-Codes and how 3D printers use it 3D printers fall under the category of computerized numerical control (CNC) machine. These are the computer aided manufacturing machines in which different tools are used to perform different operations and are controlled by a specific numerical controlled programming language called G-codes. As 3D printing is an […]

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