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Proto Pasta Filament Review Pt.1

test prints

An exciting new range of filaments for 3D printer is the exotic composite filaments. These filaments combine metal or other materials mixed with a blend of PLA to produce prints with metallic finish or other unique properties. Proto Pasta is a filament company leading the exotic filament field. They contacted me to review their unique filaments. Proto Pasta sent me…

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Who is 3D-PT?

Stan Baldwin

3D-PT is the 3D printing and design firm of Stan Baldwin. 3D-PT is also the girlfriend that Anakin Skywalker never got around to building for C3PO. I’m a science teacher and person with Non-Verbal Learning Disorder (NLD), a learning disorder that is part of the Autism Spectrum. I grew up in the aviation industry, where I have seen technology’s like…

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CAD Review for 3D Printers

DNA / RNA designs

All 3D printing relies on a Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) program to generate a 3D printable file. For anyone that wants to start designing and 3D modeling, there is a wide range of free and subscription CAD programs. When looking at CD programs, consider what your design intent and purpose is before using it. Like any program, look at how…

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3D printing, Jurassic World, STEM Education

DAN building blocks

The US is making efforts to improve science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. As a science teacher, I am always looking for new ways to help my diverse class of students.  Thanks to 3D printing it is now possible to make affordable models of complex ideas in science. Traditionally schools had to save up and fund raise to purchase…

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