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3D Printing Piracy

3D printing is quickly growing into a ubiquitous technology that will be in many homes in the future. But just as the internet brought instant communication, it also brought its share of negative and illegal practices (3D printing…

Edit STL Files with TinkerCAD

As a 3D modeller, I like to think the designs I spend weeks building come out perfect and ready to 3D print. Like all modelers, realty hits hard when I open the .stl in the slicer program. All modelers know the frustration of finding gaps,…

Who’s 3D model is it?

Why we need creative commons attribution A recent controversy has erupted in the 3D printing world. Thingiverse member Louise Driggers posted a 3D model of a sad face, along with an article about a bad business practice happening online.…