3D Printing

This Upside Down 3D Printer Has A Few More Tricks Up Its Sleeve

This Upside Down 3D Printer Has A Few More Tricks Up Its Sleeve

I’ll admit, when I first saw The Positron 3D printer designed by Kralyn3D on YouTube, I kind of discounted it as a gimmick. It prints upside down, which is impressive if you have never seen it before. However, if you’ve been around 3D printers for a while, you’ve seen it, you’ve already asked all the […]

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This 3D Printer Has The Speed of a Delta and the Automation Of a Belt

This 3D Printer Has The Speed of a Delta and the Automation Of a Belt

Brian Brocken wrote us to show off a project he recently completed, and is rightfully proud of. He needed to do some small production runs of some 3D printed chain parts, and wanted to do it with a fast delta printer, so he designed and built the Delta Belt 3D printer; the best of both […]

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MakerBot and Ultimaker to Merge

MakerBot and Ultimaker to Merge

In a big announcement today, Ultimaker and MakerBot have announced a merger to form a new entity. MakerBot and Ultimaker are names you’ve seen grace these pages for many years now. They were early players in the desktop additive manufacturing space, appearing at Maker Faires and gracing schools and makerspaces for years. The last few […]

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This Clever Design Trick Could Cut Your 3D Printing Time In Half

This Clever Design Trick Could Cut Your 3D Printing Time In Half

Ben Eadie has come up with a pretty clever design trick to greatly reduce the time required to print objects. Don’t be fooled by the thumbnail of the video, he’s not just hollowing his models, there’s a lot more to it. As you can see, what Ben is doing is kind of manually generating a […]

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14 Star Wars 3D Prints To Make Your May The 4th Shine

May the 4th has become a day of celebration for Star Wars fans worldwide. What a better way to celebrate than to put your futuristic 3D printing machine to work to create a piece of Star Wars memorabilia and props. Here are 14 fantastic 3D prints to get you started. Statues Master Yoda by Fotus […]

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Honda Lashes Out At 3D Printers, Requests Files Be Removed

Honda Lashes Out At 3D Printers, Requests Files Be Removed

Last week there were ripples in the 3D printing community coming from a sudden disappearance of a bunch of files from Printables.com, a 3D printable file repository. We saw a bit of chatter, and then an article from The Drive, stating that Honda issued legal threats to have files that state that they are intended […]

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