10 most popular models on Pinshape

A while ago, Pinshape announced that they were about to close the website, but the 3D-Printing community didn’t let that happen. So Pinshape lives until today with a good database of free and non-free models. Today I will list to you the Top 10 Free Popular Models on Pinshape =D 1: The 30$ Scanner V5 […]

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Urn Project Garden of Innocence: Part 2

In a previous blog, I tested out a design for an urn to donate to Garden of Innocence (GOI). In the first part I printed a 1/2 scale size urn as a test piece for my design. I also continued to get input from GOI about the design requirements for a baby’s urn. The Full […]

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3d printing, Creative Commons, Copyright and making money with Etsy – Interview with Joseph Larson

In this interview Chris talks about making money with your 3d design and printing business, from etsy to 3d hubs, and the controversial practices of some in the 3d printing industry that have given printing for money a bad name. Interviewing Joseph Larson The 3D Printing Professor.      Please subscribe, share and review! Itunes […]

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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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Urn for Garden of Innocence Project, Part 1; 3D Printing Urns for Unknown Children

Garden of Innocence (GOI) provides dignified burials and cremation urn for abandoned or unidentified children. Every year GOI works with woodworkers who donate handmade caskets and cremation urns to properly bury these children. After watching the video by April Wilkerson about the urn she made, I was inspired to put my 3D printer to use for […]

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The 2 Big Lies of 3D Printing in Manufacturing, and the Business of 3D Printing

What are the two biggest lies of using 3D printing in manufacturing? What advice can we give to people looking to 3D printing as a business, or to monetize their 3D printer? Discover answers to these questions and more as Chris interviews John Hauer, CEO of Get3dSmart, 3D printing business guru and gonzo tech journalist! […]

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11 3D Prints for your Household

There is a public misconception that 3D prints are for toys and trinkets, not for household use. While I’ll admit it is tempting to 3D print trinkets like Baby Groot and fidget spinners , I actually have utilized my 3D printers for household use. In the 2 years I have use 3D printers, I have […]

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University to develop 3D printed water treatment for contaminated drinking water

Researches at University of Bath, UK, hope to develop a 3D printed household water treatment (HWT) system for people who don’t have access to a centralized water supply in developing countries. The water supply system would cost $6.50 USD and be able to produce up to 35 liters of clean drinking water a day. 650 […]

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3DPrinted Musical Instruments – Let’s start a band?

3DPrinting is a revolutionary technology where in my opinion your imagination is the limit. In this world, one of the things that you can print is musical instruments. So I searched around on my favorites repositories of models and made this list for you. A flute   Well, of course, it would have a flute […]

3D printing for kids: Top 11 fun and useful files to 3D Print for your Toddler

Hi everybody! a couple of days after launching the  Top 10 3D Printing Projects for Kids I was asked by many people to find more age-appropriate things for their little ones, so here it is! funny but also useful tools specially designed for children under 5. This is what we call 3D printing for toddlers: 3D […]

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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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Top 5 3D Printers Under $300

There’s an age old question in 3D printing: What’s the best 3D Printer I can get for under $300 USD? It’s a question that makes even the most seasoned 3D printing expert shake with frustration. The worst part is that everyone has their own opinions on what 3D printers under $300 should be. Should it […]

Top 5 3D printers under $300 USD