3D Printing News – Doodle 3D Transform


In a world where we can buy affordable 3d printers it can seem intimidating when it comes to creating your own 3D model for the first time. This is what the founders envisioned when they created their first successful Kickstarter for the Doodle 3d WiFi box with embeded sketch app (still available). For the first […]

Read more


Shared on YouMagine – Penrose P2 tiles by Juan Gonzalez-Gomez


Modular robotics researcher Juan Gonzalez-Gomez shared a parametric set of Penrose P2 tilings he created in FreeCAD. Check out the video of his research assistant, six year old daughter Alicia, testing the accuracy of his project below. 😉 Shared On YouMagine — Penrose P2 tiles by Juan Gonzalez-Gomez: Only two Penrose tiles are needed for […]

Read more

Shared on YouMagine – MEI BLUSTER and SYMMETRA (overwatch) by Oleg Osipov


These two Overwatch projects recently shared by Oleg Osipov are not just satisfying cosplay prop builds — bonus points for excellent use of incorporated electronics! — but this approach to stacking and part insertion is a master class for how to make impressive colorful pieces, one color at a time. Benefits from contrasting colors up […]

Read more

3D Printing News – 3D Prints for Teachers of the Visually Impaired


The above image shows solids that all have the same volume, you can check this by filling one with water and then pouring that water into the next, fixed-volume objects. You can use the OpenSCAD script that Rich Cameron (aka Whosawhatsis) shared or download the sample objects. But why? Rich Cameron and Joan Horvarth, well-known […]

Read more

Shared on YouMagine – Vertical Axis Ugrinsky Wind Turbine VAWT by Robotobi


Here’s an excellent vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT) project that caught our eye. The assembly video below helps to see how the piece is structured and how it functions. Created by Robotobi to interface with a work-in-progress low RPM Generator (at bottom). Shared On YouMagine — Vertical Axis Ugrinsky Wind Turbine VAWT by Robotobi: A beautiful, […]

Read more

Shared on YouMagine – Wireframe Skull Pencil Holder (For The Love of Dog) by philnelson


This hollow skull model has passed through so many iterations, designers, and purposes, but this version caught our eye from philnelson, who renders this historic archeological skull model in a pleasing gridded mesh — as a pencil holder. What particularly stood out was how well the gridded cage presents the contours of the form, the […]

Read more


3D Printing News – DUS Architects print micro home


(Photograph by Ossip) DUS Architects in Amsterdam has created a tiny gabled urban cabin that is a mere 25 cubic metres (882.87 cubic feet) using FDM technology. They are allowing guests to spend the night to experience what life in a micro 3d printed home might be like. There is no toilet but you can […]

Read more

3D Printing News – Facebook Group Contest: Nerf!


  **********************DEADLINE EXTENDED********************* VIEW THE CURRENT ENTRIES A contest is running now until September 23 October 21st on Facebook in the 3D Printing group, which currently has over 17,000 worldwide members! They are using the YouMagine platform to host the files. The theme centers on your most creative way to launch a Nerf-compatible dart so […]

Read more