3D Printing

Maker Faire New York: Come See Formlab’s New Stereolithography-based Printer

Maker Faire New York: Come See Formlab’s New Stereolithography-based Printer

This morning the startup Formlabs announced a new entry in the 3D Printer market: the Form 1. The Form is based on the stereolithography method of printing by directing a laser at a tray of liquid resin to harden each layer. The print resolution seems to compare favorably with with plastic extrusion based printers, with […]

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Which 3D Printers Can You Purchase at Maker Faire New York?

Which 3D Printers Can You Purchase at Maker Faire New York?

If you’re ready to purchase, the Maker Shed will have 3D printers for sale at World Maker Faire. In addition to some MakerBot Replicator 1 Dual Extruder models, we’ll also have the Ultimaker and Printrbot for you to take home that day.

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Solar Sinter Project: 3D Printing with Sunlight and Sand

I’m absolutely amazed by Markus Kayser’s Solar Sinter Project, a 3D printer that uses the sun for power and sand as its raw material: In a world increasingly concerned with questions of energy production and raw material shortages, this project explores the potential of desert manufacturing, where energy and material occur in abundance. In this […]

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Homebrew Liquid Resin 3D Printer Gets Resolution Boost

Homebrew Liquid Resin 3D Printer Gets Resolution Boost

We’ve previously posted about Junior Veloso’s liquid resin 3D printer, which uses a DLP projector beneath a bath of resin to cure an object into its appropriate shape. Junior is reporting a huge gain in resolution from multiple improvements in the design. From our friends at Hack A Day: He’s keeping most of the juicy […]

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