Michelle Matisons

The Award Goes to MakerBot’s 3D Printed Award for Pocket-lint

When I was in high school, I held on to my tennis trophies, spelling bee plaques, and academic achievement certificates by ceremoniously stuffing them all into a bedroom bookshelf —…

UPS Store’s 3D Printing Service Rules Say ‘Make Love, Not War’ – Sex Toys Permitted, Guns Not

“Makers, make love, not war.”  This appears to be the best way to summarize UPS’s 3D printing service guidelines. UPS has been offering 3D printing services for a little while,…

It’s Time to Recycle that PlayStation Console Into a Wall Clock, Using 3D Printed Parts

It’s always depressing to hear that, according to the Electronic Take Back Coalition, around 70% of our used electronics end up in a trash can, and eventually a landfill.  Why…

From Stone to Soap: 3D Printed Jewelry

It’s interesting to see what excites different people when it comes to 3D printed items.  Some people are excited by printed food, some by printed toys and useful household gadgets,…

Make a Rainbow with Artesea’s New 3D Printer Filament Splicer

One of the exciting things about 3D printing is its unlimited design potential, so why be limited when it comes to color?  Not to worry, while monochrome has been the…

3D Printed Beer Locks, The Gift that Keeps on Keeping

You’ve heard about home brewing your own beer, but with so many different different micro-brewed beers available–sometimes the trouble doesn’t seem worth it.  But what do you do about making…

3D Printed Components Make Raman Spectroscopy More Widely Available

Hackers, designers, and engineers have a positive outlet in the Hackaday Prize Competition, a hardware design competition acknowledging the benefits of free and open sharing of intuitive and useful technology. …

3D Printing Aids in the Completion of Two Spinal Surgeries in the U.S. Thanks to Medacta USA

 On November 25, 2014, Medacta USA, a subsidiary of Medacta International, announced that two U.S. surgeons have completed the first 3D reconstruction and 3D printing technology aided spinal surgeries.  The…

Tenvas Introduces World’s First 3D Printed Interchangeable Fashion Watches, With Over 120 Designs

“For the first time, designs on a watch won’t be decided by a few big watch companies, but by any designer who is inspired to have their designs made on…