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For the 2nd time this week, we’re seeing a home version of the very large powder based printers. If you’re unfamiliar, a powder based printer has a very distinct advantage that it doesn’t need to worry about parts being supported. With a typical filament based printer you have to keep... Read more »

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For the last two years, Andrey Rudenko has been 3D printing a concrete castle in in his yard, layer by layer. Now, his castle is finally finished. Andrey shared pictures of his process over the past two years to mixed reactions from the 3d printing community. While some may have... Read more »

Left to right: Caleb Kraft, Jason Babler, Tony Armeni

Recently we were in Youngstown Ohio doing our super secret testing of all the commercially available printers we could get for our upcoming 3D printer issue (November 25th). An interesting fellow walks up to me and says “Hey, I’m Tony and I make stuff”. That was enough to capture my... Read more »

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Evan Kuester, like many students, found his course work to be less than inspiring. However, he did have access to some really cool tools, such as a large 3D printer that started his mind wandering. Evan had noticed a fellow student on campus a few times. The thing that he... Read more »

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Hasbro and Shapeways want you to profit from your fan-made artwork based on Hasbro toys. Read more »

Desktop Selective Laser Sintering, or SLS, is a highly sought after item in the 3d printing world. SLS printers print by layering fine powder, then selectively “sintering” or melting it with a laser. Since there is a solid “cake” of powder, no support materials are necessary. Typically these machines are... Read more »

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I give a very brief overview of how to create sound effects, how to record them, and even how you can automate sound effects. Read more »

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