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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110 Fidget Spinner Designs To 3D Print – Part I

Fidget Spinners suddenly emerged this spring to become the biggest gadget trend of 2017. Part of the craze around any fidget spinner is they are about as simple and inexpensive as can be. Basically, these are small, ball-bearing devices you can rotate between your fingers, which means they don’t require gross body movements; The challenge of […]

110 Fidget Spinner Designs To 3D Print – Part II

If you guys felt captivated by any of the 3D Printable Fidget models in the First part of the Fidget Spinner List, then here is the second part with other 55 printable designs you’ll definitely love and whish try: 56. Spinner Keychain Keychains and spinners are cool gadgets. why not combine them in a single […]

New Liquid 3D Printing Method by MIT and Steelcase

Scientists at the MIT Self-assembly Lab and Global Furniture Manufacturer Steelcase teamed up to develop a new and faster method of liquid 3D printing Let’s face it once again. In a consumer goods industry, where quality of finish and time are  key factors, conventional 3D printing is still fairly a slow process. Among other reasons, this […]

The innovative method, called ‘Rapid Liquid Printing’, has been successfully tested for customizing office furniture.

PassivDom is now taking pre-orders for totally Autonomous 3D Printed Houses (Photo Gallery)

3D printed homes from PassivDom are now available on demand for customers in the Ukraine and the US. PassivDom is an Ukrainian technological startup “Passive House Ukraine”. The company produces autonomous self-learning module houses with the help of 3D Printing. Moreover, These modular homes are easy to transport and install anywhere; A PassivDom house can be […]

Cleveland Indians’ Corey Kluber First Pitcher wearing cleats with 3D Printed plate In MLB Game

Footwear brand New Balance has modified the cleats of the Indians’ Corey Kluber by using 3D printing The cleats with 3D printed plate are intended to improve Corey’s pitch, based on a previous biomechanical data collection process taken from different areas of the player’s feet. It is the start of baseball season, and the Cleveland […]

UK Cancer survivor gets a new Jaw by using 3D printing techniques

UK cancer survivor patient gets his jaw reconstructed thanks to 3D printing Stephen Waterhouse is a 53-year-old HGV driver and father who lives in the UK. He was diagnosed with throat cancer in his right tonsil almost ten years ago. Although Chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments did work successfully, and Stephen’s  cancer went away three years […]

Design a nerf blaster and win an ultimaker.

Design a Nerf Blaster and win an ultimaker. 3D Printing Is running a Nerf Blaster contest until 9/23/2016, with a grand prize of an ultimaker. To enter you must first go to Facebook and join the 3d Printing Group. To win all you need to do is design, print and enter a blaster you make. The rules are […]

Design guidelines for 3D printing – part II: Design tips to excel print quality

In the current rapidly advancing era of home-based manufacturing, it is a requisite for every one of us to understand the intricacies of 3D printing and adapt our designs in order to get sound prints. Previously in the article Design guidelines for 3D printing – design tips to improve quality of print, we saw some […]

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3D Printing – behind the screen

We design something digging into the depths of our imagination, feed into some flashy software and obtain stunning prints. But how much are we aware of what is going on behind these processes? Let’s explore the behind the screen processes of 3D printing. CAD design As already known, the first step of any 3D printing […]

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3D Printing And Makers Can Fix Everything

One month ago, a friend of mine managed to break my high-end headphones, which were supposedly unbreakable. As a Maker, I tried to fix them by myself using duck tape and other conventional methods, was either ineffective or plain out ugly. Now, I have been 3D Designing for 3 years and 3D Printing for 6 […]

Don’t waste material add support efficiently

Don’t waste Filament add support efficiently when 3d-printing When it comes to print in the air, FDM printing technology has a lot of challenges of course those objects are difficult to print, that’s why we need to add material support for the best printing quality. Fortunately open-source save’s the day, there’s a free tool called << […]

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Mão 3D – The project that is changing lifes for the kids in Brazil

E-Nable and  3D-Printing Inspired by the sad tale of a South African carpenter who was in dire need of a highly flexible and low-cost alternative to standard prosthetics, the Mão3D (3DHand) program is the leading project in the E-Nable global family of systems, which offers affordable, 3D-printable prosthetics for low-income communities and currently aims to […]

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How to: 2D images into 3D models-3D Printing

Why should you want to turn images into 3D models. Well there are many reasons : whether you want a model of a complex logo that would require lots of time and effort to replicate, or you don’t know how to design and want a starting point and 2D drawings can give your designs a […]

Arduino based Traffic Light Simulator

3D printed Arduino Traffic Lights A little bit off topic for the 3D printer community , but then again maybe not , for those of you who design and create 3D models then this little blog will enable you to create Traffic lights simulator on a breadboard – insert some light emitting diodes , do some cabling […]

How To Finish / Polish Your 3D Print

3D printing is an amazing and artistic process. Like all artistic endeavors, it will require some tools and processing to Polish 3D prints with a good smooth for final items. Tools – Polish 3D prints Apart from your 3D printer, you will need a set of the following tools to process your 3D print. Before you […]