How-To: 3D Print a Video Game Figurine

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  • 06/27/2013 @ 8:58 am
Faceless Void 3D Print

Creating figurines of your favorite video games characters can be easy. In-game models are ripe for full-color 3D printing. A lot of 3D printing companies offer that serivce. All you have to do is package the files correctly. Check out how. Read more »

How to Make a Customized (and Removable) Wrist Cast


Thousands of years ago, ancient cultures (Egyptians, Greeks, Hindus) used wooden splints wrapped with linen to secure broken bones. Hardened casts started popping up in different forms around 30 AD, incorporating anything from wax and resin, to seashells and egg whites, to flour and animal fat in an effort stiffen... Read more »

Extraterrestrial 3D Printing


In partnership with NASA, Made in Space, Inc. recently announced that they'll be sending one of their custom 3D printers to the International Space Station in August of 2014. The benefits of being able to print in space are clear: envision the potential lowering of NASA's costs by granting crew... Read more »

The Emergence of 4D Printing


MIT researcher Skylar Tibbits recently revealed some of his fascinating work in the field of self-assembling structures, coined "4D Printing". The four dimensions in question here aren't all spacial -- the "4D" aspect utilizes three spacial dimensions, in the form of 3D Printing, and an additional time dimension. The parts... Read more »