Solar Eclipse 3D Prints: Last minute ways to enjoy the eclipse

On August 21st a total solar eclipse will cover the continuous USA. This is the first time in 99 years that a total solar eclipse has been conveniently visible over the lower 48 states. As a result of this, many people are scrabbling to prepare for this unique event. To prepare for this once in […]

solar eclipse pinhole viewer

3DPrinting for your Kitchen – What’s up there?

Based on my previous lists, you can assume that all top 10 models of Thingiverse, Pinshape and MyMiniFactory aren’t useful stuff, mostly they are models to make your geeky life a bit happier. However, 3DPrinting could also make your life easier. To print models that you can use daily and maybe fix something that was […]

Kitchen Wine Holder

Low Poly Models: The Art of Vectors

I’m not good at math, consequently not good in geometry either. But in 3DPrinting math is used all the time, and Low Poly models are no different. Low Poly models mean that the model has fewer triangles in its geometry. Making it simple and easy to generate G-Codes and print. Today I will dig the […]

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 […]

sink strainer

10 Popular Models on Thingiverse

Hi! Lays Rodrigues here! , I’m Back! ..=) Today is my return as a writer on 3DPrinterChat, giving you useful(or less then useful) information about 3DPrinting and improving my skills, and maybe yours, in this field that I love so much. So for my return, I choose to List the 10 most popular models on […]

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 […]

How To Give Your 3D Prints A Battle Damaged Metal Finish!

For this tutorial I decided I wanted to recreate the helmet from the latest Batman movie, so I’m going to make a Metal finish on my print. a quick search on Thingiverse brought up the perfect result, You can download the file for yourself HERE. A list of the materials used in this tutorial: Voltivo […]

5 Fun Prints for your new 3d printer.

You finally received your very own 3D printer. Now, what?  It’s up and printing your 3rd benchy. I must have printed 30 benchy’s and as many marvins when I got my first printer running. It didn’t help as much as I thought it would. Sure I got it running but I didn’t see larger issues because of […]

5 Ways to Feed your 3D Printing Habit

Christmas is over and you got the 3D printer to feed your production habit. After you set up your printer and start looking at different filaments  you start realizing the harsh reality of all hobbies. 3D printing is going to cost you some money. Filament, electricity and auxiliary equipment will all add to the cost […]

Useful Things You Can Print From Thingiverse

Though you’ll find hundreds of 3d printing communities on the World Wide Web, Thingiverse is probably the most popular of them all for several reasons. It is by far the most modern community that shares interesting and printable 3d print models. The fact is that Thingiverse is not just providing 3d print designs for fun […]

6 More printable tools worth adding to your workbench

6 More printable tools worth adding to your workbench. As the owner of a 3d printer, anytime I can print something instead of buying something makes me happy. So one thing I keep an eye out for are tools or other things I can add to my workbench that does more than just cover it with […]