3D Printing & Imaging

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

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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First Look: The Flashforge Foto 8.9s 4k Resin Printer

First Look: The Flashforge Foto 8.9s 4k Resin Printer

FlashForge’s latest resin printer, the Foto 8.9s, arrived on my workbench a few weeks ago and I’ve had a lot of fun testing it out and putting it through it’s paces. This is the latest in their Foto series, pushing the specs and reliability further than they have before. Lets go over some specs: build […]

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How To Go From Idea To 3D Print To Bronze Statue

How To Go From Idea To 3D Print To Bronze Statue

The Robinson Foundry youtube channel has been experimenting with “lost pla” casting to go from idea to bronze sculpture using a 3D printer. Check out these videos to see how they’re doing it, and learn how to get some pretty impressive results. This method is essentially the same as the very well known “lost wax” […]

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Replacing The Polarized Film On Your Resin  3D Printer

Replacing The Polarized Film On Your Resin 3D Printer

So you’ve got a fancy LCD based resin printer. They’re great. They’re relatively cheap, and the results are stunning. However, after you use it a bit you’re sure to get familiar with the downsides, such as the wear and tear on the FEP film (the clear plastic film that separates the resin from the LCD […]

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