• 3D Printing Wishlist and Giveaway - What do I need to begin 3D Printing?

    3D Printing Wish List and Give Away!

     

    One of the coolest technologies to emerge in the last decade is 3D printing. 3D printers are incredibly versatile tools that can print virtually anything you need. The technology has improved by leaps and bounds since…

  • Featured Content Triptych Setup Doc

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    Ultimaker S5 3D Printer

    Includes:

    • 330 x 240 300mm Build Volume
    • Active Bed Levelling
    • Cura Connect
    • LAN, USB, WIFI connectivity
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    MakerGear M3-ID 3D Printer

    Includes:

    • Independent Dual Extruders
    • 203 x 232 203mm Build Volume
    • Heated…
  • 3D Printing and the Surf Industry

    PRLog - Aug. 18, 2014 - The surf industry has accepted additive manufacturing as a method of production for the ever holy surfboard.

     

    With surfing being a spiritual pass time, the manufacturing of surf boards is a nit picky kind of part in that. As surfers…

  • Reports of 3D printing taking 5+ years to be common-place

    http://www.cnet.com/news/3d-printing-still-years-away-for-most-consumers-gartner/

     

    What is the communities opinion on this? I honestly don't believe that it will take that long for integration to occur...what do you guys/girls think?

  • Photos of how Stepper Motors work by Inventables

    Stepper Motors - how do they work?  Chicago-based Inventables has a great blog post with revealing photos:


    Inventables Blog: Stepper Motors

  • Best way to explain the RepRap Project?

    I was chatting with a friend about 3D printers who had not heard of RepRap before.  It struck me that many folks being introduced to desktop 3D printing through some manufacturers may not have any understanding of the importance the RepRap project & community…

  • 3D Printing for kids

    From the Adafruit blog, an interesting way for kids to approach 3D printing:

    LEO the Maker Prince - Journeys in 3D Printing by Carla Diana ID: 1630 - $14.99 : Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY

    LEO the Maker Prince teaches children (both young…