Hoover, a company once so synonymous with vacuum cleaners that using any vacuum was known as “Hoovering”, has announced a partnership with Makerbot to release accessories for their vacuums on the popular design sharing site, Thingiverse. Their collection currently includes flashlight mounts, battery holders, and miniature classic models. We have now seen... Read more »


Needing a last minute gift? Have some vinyl records laying around? Here are some neat ideas for things you can make at home! Read more »


In the past few years, a flurry of new materials has hit the desktop 3D-printing market, enabling makers to do much more with their machines. Flexible materials are a popular option, enabling stretchy, bendy, and rubber-like creations. As with all filaments, there are many different manufacturers and variations. Here’s what... Read more »


In the shadows of Mordor, a sword that alerts you when Orcs are near is a pretty great thing to have. In real life, Sting (Biblo Baggins’ magical sword that turns blue at the detection of Orcs) would be pretty unnecessary. And boring. That’s where WarSting comes in. WarSting is... Read more »

  It’s that time of year again when people throw up a tree and decorate it with personalized objects for celebrating Christmas. Instead of using the same mundane store-bought multicolored spheres, more people are turning to 3D printed decorations that have a more personalized aesthetic. The revolution of 3D printing... Read more »


The punk rock revolution democratized the tools of production in a way that is now echoed in everything from desktop manufacturing to crowdfunding. Read more »


This Christmas, one bakery chose to boldly go where no gingerbread man has gone before. Black Market Bakery in Costa Mesa California has created this incredible homage to the original Star Trek series with their faithful gingerbread recreation of the NCC-1701 U.S.S. Enterprise. The attention to detail is incredible. Any Trekkie... Read more »


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