3D Printing & Imaging

The latest DIY ideas, techniques and tools for successful 3D printing, which produces three dimensional solid objects from a digital file.

Clever Hack Uses Cheap Resin Printers To Make Flexible Hydraulic Actuators

Clever Hack Uses Cheap Resin Printers To Make Flexible Hydraulic Actuators

dirt cheap SLA printers are opening all kinds of doors to new applications

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Hacking 3D Printers To Add Full Color Capabilities

Hacking 3D Printers To Add Full Color Capabilities

This very interesting approach to adding capabilities to a cheap 3d printer came into our inbox this week. Aad Van Der Geest has been experimenting with a dual extruder setup that could bring full color printing to cheap filament based printers. His system utilizes 2 i3 style 3d printers merged into one. One extruder is […]

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Make: Geometry

A Better Way To Teach Geometry Using 3D Models

Joan Horvath and Rich Cameron, authors of Make: Geometry, explain how to use 3D models to teach geometry, which can help students visualize and grasp the basic shapes. Joan describes herself as a recovering rocket scientist who worked at JPL. Rich was an early RepRap 3D printer enthusiast. Together they have created a practical, hands-on approach to teaching geometry. Make: Books editor, Patrick DiJusto talks to Joan and Rich.

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Tutorial: Painting The Mandalorian Armorer Helmet

Tutorial: Painting The Mandalorian Armorer Helmet

How to get that perfect faux hammered look like the Armorer from the show Mandalorian

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If You’re Into 3D Printing, You Need To Be Watching CNC Kitchen

If You’re Into 3D Printing, You Need To Be Watching CNC Kitchen

The CNC Kitchen channel, run by Stefan, is a treasure trove of tests and real data surrounding many 3d printing topics

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Prusa Announces Latest Resin Printer, Boasts Big Speed Boost

Prusa Announces Latest Resin Printer, Boasts Big Speed Boost

Today Prusa announced a big upgrade to their MSLA resin printer, the Prusa SL1S. While the printer may, at a glance, look just like the original SL1, Prusa has taken their typical approach of incorporating user feedback and huge upgrades to the proven platform for a big performance and user experience boost. The key points […]

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This Clever Mechanical Approach Saves Big On DIY Flip Dot Displays

This Clever Mechanical Approach Saves Big On DIY Flip Dot Displays

This display uses a unique mechanical method to reduce the number of motors needed, called multiplexing.

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