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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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3D Printing News – 3D Printed Hair


(video via Futurism) The amazing folks in the Tangible Media Group at MIT Media Lab have shared their research with creating the software to produce small hairs or Cilia from 150 to 50 micrometers to do things such as move, sense, adhere, or be aesthetically pleasing. Looking into the Nature, hair has numerous functions such […]

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3D Printing News – 3D Printed Food


The production of food by machines is a fact of modern food production, from pasta, to Twinkies, to canned foods, raw ingredients are processed in factories all over the world. The only problem is each piece of food is identical, no customization or personalization is possible. Enter 3D Printing. If 3D Printing is considered being […]

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3D Printing News – Non-planar FDM


Printing in 3 dimensions Non-planar FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) describes a printing process where layers are not deposited in uniform layers but rather in smooth, curved layers that allow creating smooth curved surfaces or features instead of the characteristic start-stepping from current FDM processes. Read more about the author’s tests for smooth, curved-surfaces, strength of […]

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Tips & Tricks – How to edit an existing STL


Have you ever wanted to add just one more little thing to an existing model? A name, a mash-up of two STL’s? There are plenty of free tools to do it and below are just a few good articles about those tools. First up an video from TinkerCad, then a recent All3DP article that will […]

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3DP News – Polymaker Fabricates & Tests a 3D Printed Car Jack Using UM2 Extended+ and PC-Max


PolyMaker is known for their innovative approach to materials. Nicolas Tokotuu (Communication manager, 3D printing engineer and designer for PolyMaker) has performed a fun strength test utilizing one of their new materials, Polycarbonate (PC-MAX). They designed and printed a car jack on an Ultimaker 2+ extended and subsequently tested it on a car. They want […]

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Improvements to YouMagine


  We’ve been working on improving YouMagine for you. The most obvious improvement is the changes made to the design details page. We made the page easier on the eye and easier to scan through if you’re looking at a design quickly.   You can now also embed YouMagine designs on forums and blogs easily. […]

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