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Tiko 3D Printer: Kickstarter Gem or Lemon?

Among the world of Kickstarter 3D printers, the Tiko 3D printer is one that has made a large impression on backers,  and has held high the hopes (or hype) of an affordable desktop printer. The Tiko smashed its funding goal on Kickstarter reaching $2,950,874 in initial backing, well over the $100,000 goal. Tiko has released its 3D printer to Kickstarter…

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How to NOT Alienate 3D Printing Customers

The 3D printing world is littered with the bitter taste and empty wallets of consumers. 3D printing is now in a volatile period of growth and market stabilization. Future companies should learn from the examples of the past. In this blog I’ll look at some of the common mistakes that companies have made in the 3D printing field. Outsourced Quality…

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3D Printer Crowdfunding projects

TinyBoy (Indiegogo) TinyBoy is a project that made its first appearance on Indiegogo in 2015 and achieved its goal, which was to make affordable 3d printers, printers that schools can buy to introduce the maker world to their students. We have new courses you can check out right here With a signed certification +/- $300 SLA printer -> +/- $1200…

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The Palette: One Extruder, Four colors

The Palette: One Extruder, Four colors no stopping to switch filaments in your 3D-Printer! If you like to read my posts (Lays Rodrigues), you already notice that I don’t make practice posts, like tips or what to do with your 3DPrinter. This is because I don’t have a 3D printer at home. I talk about 3D printers, but I can’t do…

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3D Printing Dictionary

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3D printing is becoming more popular to the general public. As we talk to friends and family about what we 3D print, they may not understand some of the terms that we use. To address this, I have developed a short lexicon of terms used in 3D printing. As a teacher I like teaching with analogies, so when possible I’ll…

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