Ten 3D Printable Things: Very Hairy 3D Models

Ten 3D Printable Things: Very Hairy 3D Models

Welcome to Ten 3D Printable Things. Every week I’ll be showcasing ten fantastic and FREE 3D printable projects, designs and models from all over the web.  This week I’ll be showcasing what I think is the most entertaining new trend in 3D model design, “hairy” 3D printable models! Late last year an enterprising 3D modeller […]

Welcome to Ten 3D Printable Things. Every week I’ll be showcasing ten fantastic and FREE 3D printable projects, designs and models from all over the web.  This week I’ll be showcasing what I think is the most entertaining new trend in 3D model design,...
Because Of Course It Has, the 3D Printable Creepy Ronaldo Bust Has Arrived

Because Of Course It Has, the 3D Printable Creepy Ronaldo Bust Has Arrived

Most airports or landmark buildings tend to be named after ex-leaders, war criminals, founding fathers who used to own other humans or global corporations that pay a lot of money for the privilege. But sometimes a celebrity or other notable personality becomes famous enough that a city somewhere is happy to honor them alongside the […]

Most airports or landmark buildings tend to be named after ex-leaders, war criminals, founding fathers who used to own other humans or global corporations that pay a lot of money for the privilege. But sometimes a celebrity or other notable personality becomes famous...
Ten 3D Printable Things: Mods and Accessories for the Nintendo Switch

Ten 3D Printable Things: Mods and Accessories for the Nintendo Switch

Welcome to Ten 3D Printable Things. Every week I’ll be showcasing 10 fantastic and FREE 3D printable projects, designs and models from all over the web. As always, you can email me your feedback and theme suggestions, and I always love to see what 3D printing projects you’ve been working on. You can also find […]

Welcome to Ten 3D Printable Things. Every week I’ll be showcasing 10 fantastic and FREE 3D printable projects, designs and models from all over the web. As always, you can email me your feedback and theme suggestions, and I always love to see what 3D printing projects...
An Up Close Look at the Stunning 3D Printed Props from the Live Action 'Ghost in the Shell'

An Up Close Look at the Stunning 3D Printed Props from the Live Action 'Ghost in the Shell'

This week the long awaited, and controversial, live action adaptation of the manga and anime series Ghost in the Shell will finally hit theaters. Setting aside the debate over the casting of Scarlett Johansson, it is worth noting that the film itself looks absolutely stunning. Visually, the film seems to absolutely nail the aesthetic of […]

This week the long awaited, and controversial, live action adaptation of the manga and anime series Ghost in the Shell will finally hit theaters. Setting aside the debate over the casting of Scarlett Johansson, it is worth noting that the film itself looks absolutely...
Online Educators SolidProfessor Partners with SOLIDWORKS to Offer New Certification Courses

Online Educators SolidProfessor Partners with SOLIDWORKS to Offer New Certification Courses

As technology continues to exponentially improve, the future of industry and manufacturing is rapidly requiring new employees have at least a passing familiarity with 3D technology. Automation, additive manufacturing and computer aided design (CAD) software are all gaining outsized roles in new job requirements, and any employee who wants to achieve a long and successful career […]

As technology continues to exponentially improve, the future of industry and manufacturing is rapidly requiring new employees have at least a passing familiarity with 3D technology. Automation, additive manufacturing and computer aided design (CAD) software are all...
Milacron Partners with Linear AMS to Modernize Injection Mold Making Using Metal 3D Printing

Milacron Partners with Linear AMS to Modernize Injection Mold Making Using Metal 3D Printing

At some point 3D printing technology will evolve far enough that it can eliminate the need for traditional manufacturing processes like injection molding. Not only would this allow consumers to produce and customize products in their own homes or at nearby local micro factories, but it would reduce the waste and pollution often associated with […]

At some point 3D printing technology will evolve far enough that it can eliminate the need for traditional manufacturing processes like injection molding. Not only would this allow consumers to produce and customize products in their own homes or at nearby local micro...
BigRep Hits South by Southwest 2017 With Their Big 3D Printers and Some Big Design Ideas

BigRep Hits South by Southwest 2017 With Their Big 3D Printers and Some Big Design Ideas

Every year musicians, filmmakers and tech companies flock to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest (SXSW), a loosely affiliated group of festivals and conferences that consist of ten days of music, movies and showing off the next generation of technology. SXSW is sort of a mashup of Sundance, Coachella and CES, but with a stronger […]

Every year musicians, filmmakers and tech companies flock to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest (SXSW), a loosely affiliated group of festivals and conferences that consist of ten days of music, movies and showing off the next generation of technology. SXSW is sort...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Christmas Gifts for the Person Who Has Everything

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Christmas Gifts for the Person Who Has Everything

We all have that one difficult person on our holiday shopping list who either buys themselves everything that they need or they are impossible to please, making them really difficult to shop for. You know that you can always play it safe and buy them a gift card, but while that’s fine for the annoying guy […]

We all have that one difficult person on our holiday shopping list who either buys themselves everything that they need or they are impossible to please, making them really difficult to shop for. You know that you can always play it safe and buy them a gift card, but...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Unique Christmas Tree Decorations & Ornaments

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Unique Christmas Tree Decorations & Ornaments

While I plan to have myself a very nerdy Christmas, you don’t have to bring video game or comic book characters into your holiday to give your decorations a unique and personal touch. Christmas decorations are as personal as the clothes that you wear or the furnishings that you bring into your home, and thanks […]

While I plan to have myself a very nerdy Christmas, you don’t have to bring video game or comic book characters into your holiday to give your decorations a unique and personal touch. Christmas decorations are as personal as the clothes that you wear or the...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Nerdy Christmas Things

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Nerdy Christmas Things

It seems like I just got done wishing you a very nerdy Christmas, but it’s been a whole year already! But while the season may change, the one thing that remains constant is the need to fill our homes with all the nerdy things. While traditional Christmas decorations are fine, I guess, personally I tend […]

It seems like I just got done wishing you a very nerdy Christmas, but it’s been a whole year already! But while the season may change, the one thing that remains constant is the need to fill our homes with all the nerdy things. While traditional Christmas decorations...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Christmas Cookie Cutters

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Christmas Cookie Cutters

The day after Thanksgiving, while most people are sleeping off turkey comas or fighting unruly crowds for deals on televisions, is what I call Christmas cookie day. Every Cookie Friday, as I call it, I go through my bin of cookie cutters and decide on my theme for the year and make up a list […]

The day after Thanksgiving, while most people are sleeping off turkey comas or fighting unruly crowds for deals on televisions, is what I call Christmas cookie day. Every Cookie Friday, as I call it, I go through my bin of cookie cutters and decide on my theme for the...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Bookends & Book Stands

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Bookends & Book Stands

I’ve been rearranging the books and collectables on the bookshelves in my living room this month and was looking for some way to keep some of my nicer books standing upright. I decided to go looking for some 3D printable options and as with just about anything that you can think of, I had tons […]

I’ve been rearranging the books and collectables on the bookshelves in my living room this month and was looking for some way to keep some of my nicer books standing upright. I decided to go looking for some 3D printable options and as with just about anything that...
Weekly Roundup: Ten Awesome 3D Printable Birdhouses

Weekly Roundup: Ten Awesome 3D Printable Birdhouses

A few weeks ago I reorganized my office and ended up with a nice, unobstructed view out of my window and into the backyard. I noticed that we tended to have a lot of birds passing through, so in an effort to get them to stop so I could get a good look at them […]

A few weeks ago I reorganized my office and ended up with a nice, unobstructed view out of my window and into the backyard. I noticed that we tended to have a lot of birds passing through, so in an effort to get them to stop so I could get a good look at them I...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Articulated Toy Robots

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Articulated Toy Robots

This week I was looking for a cool toy to 3D print for my nephew and settled on looking for a fun robot action figure. I knew that there were already several great designs, but I ended up coming across so many great options that I had to share the ten best. So this week […]

This week I was looking for a cool toy to 3D print for my nephew and settled on looking for a fun robot action figure. I knew that there were already several great designs, but I ended up coming across so many great options that I had to share the ten best. So this...
Weekly Roundup: Ten Last-Minute 3D Printable Halloween Costumes

Weekly Roundup: Ten Last-Minute 3D Printable Halloween Costumes

There is nothing more annoying than trying to come up with a last-minute Halloween costume that doesn’t make you look like your costume is last minute. I’ve managed to come up with a few silly costumes over the years that worked out (one year I pinned a bunch of clothes to myself and said that I […]

There is nothing more annoying than trying to come up with a last-minute Halloween costume that doesn’t make you look like your costume is last minute. I’ve managed to come up with a few silly costumes over the years that worked out (one year I pinned a bunch of...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Light Up Halloween Things

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Light Up Halloween Things

Is that a coat rack in the corner, or is there a murderous superhuman in a hockey mask about ready to gut you? Is that the flicker of a candle flame, or a ghost crossing over to our world? Whether you’re creating a haunted house, decorating for a party, trying to spook trick or treaters […]

Is that a coat rack in the corner, or is there a murderous superhuman in a hockey mask about ready to gut you? Is that the flicker of a candle flame, or a ghost crossing over to our world? Whether you’re creating a haunted house, decorating for a party, trying to...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Halloween Trick or Treat Things

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Halloween Trick or Treat Things

With things like peanut and other food allergies being so much more common than they used to be there are a lot of reasons to avoid giving out candy as Halloween treats. Obviously no one is going to like the house that gives out pennies or travel soaps, there is no faster way to get […]

With things like peanut and other food allergies being so much more common than they used to be there are a lot of reasons to avoid giving out candy as Halloween treats. Obviously no one is going to like the house that gives out pennies or travel soaps, there is no...
Visionsforge Set to Launch Their Sub-$1000 Forge 1 Desktop SLA 3D Printer

Visionsforge Set to Launch Their Sub-$1000 Forge 1 Desktop SLA 3D Printer

Currently FDM technology still dominates the home and small business 3D printing industry, though in the last few years we’ve seen desktop stereolithography (SLA) and direct light projection (DLP) printers start to slowly carve themselves an ever-growing niche. Rather than 3D printing with thermoplastics, SLA and DLP printers use liquid resin materials that are cured with […]

Currently FDM technology still dominates the home and small business 3D printing industry, though in the last few years we’ve seen desktop stereolithography (SLA) and direct light projection (DLP) printers start to slowly carve themselves an ever-growing niche. Rather...
3D Printed Kidney Helps Researchers Prove Riding a Roller Coaster May Help Pass Small Kidney Stones

3D Printed Kidney Helps Researchers Prove Riding a Roller Coaster May Help Pass Small Kidney Stones

About 11% of men and 7% of women will deal with kidney stones in their lifetime, and for many of these people they will be an ongoing health issue throughout their lives. Passing a kidney stone is often extremely painful, and if a blockage occurs, it can even be life threatening. Just in the United […]

About 11% of men and 7% of women will deal with kidney stones in their lifetime, and for many of these people they will be an ongoing health issue throughout their lives. Passing a kidney stone is often extremely painful, and if a blockage occurs, it can even be life...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Halloween Decorations for Your Home

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Halloween Decorations for Your Home

It’s October, and you know what that means: department stores start setting up their Christmas decorations and we all brace ourselves of three months of terrible holiday music. But October also means Halloween, the best holiday ever. Not only is it an excuse to dress up in a costume and go beg your neighbors for […]

It’s October, and you know what that means: department stores start setting up their Christmas decorations and we all brace ourselves of three months of terrible holiday music. But October also means Halloween, the best holiday ever. Not only is it an excuse to dress...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Easy To Build Car Kits

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Easy To Build Car Kits

One of my most popular Ten 3D Printable Things columns was my Model Car Kits column from a few months back, and I’ve gotten a ton of requests for more. You all have spoken, and you love 3D printable model kits, and I’m happy to find them for you. There are a ton of great […]

One of my most popular Ten 3D Printable Things columns was my Model Car Kits column from a few months back, and I’ve gotten a ton of requests for more. You all have spoken, and you love 3D printable model kits, and I’m happy to find them for you. There are a ton of...
Oberg Industries and Swanson School of Engineering Team Up to Advance Additive Manufacturing Problem-Solving

Oberg Industries and Swanson School of Engineering Team Up to Advance Additive Manufacturing Problem-Solving

While many industries and businesses have been using 3D printing technology for years, it was usually a process reserved for prototyping or R&D departments. But over the last few years a growing number of companies have started to see the value in modern additive manufacturing technology and applications, and they are becoming far more commonly […]

While many industries and businesses have been using 3D printing technology for years, it was usually a process reserved for prototyping or R&D departments. But over the last few years a growing number of companies have started to see the value in modern additive...
Directa Plus and FILOALFA Launch Graphene-Enhanced GRAFYLON 3D PLA 3D Printing Filament

Directa Plus and FILOALFA Launch Graphene-Enhanced GRAFYLON 3D PLA 3D Printing Filament

Graphene is more than 100 times stronger than the strongest steel, it is capable of conducting heat and electricity and it is virtually transparent. The number of applications for a material like this is limitless, and it is already being used to make the next generation of smart phones, solar panels and batteries. Graphene’s strength […]

Graphene is more than 100 times stronger than the strongest steel, it is capable of conducting heat and electricity and it is virtually transparent. The number of applications for a material like this is limitless, and it is already being used to make the next...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Kitchen Things

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Kitchen Things

There are a million and one uses for a 3D printer in the home. From decorations to utensils to toys, a 3D printer in the home can help you make all kinds of unique items that you just can’t get anywhere else. Your kitchen is no exception; in fact, there are tons of amazing kitchen […]

There are a million and one uses for a 3D printer in the home. From decorations to utensils to toys, a 3D printer in the home can help you make all kinds of unique items that you just can’t get anywhere else. Your kitchen is no exception; in fact, there are tons of...
Nano Dimension Just Successfully 3D Printed Conductive Properties into Fabric

Nano Dimension Just Successfully 3D Printed Conductive Properties into Fabric

The next generation of electronics are going to be more connected than ever before thanks to the development of inexpensive materials and the Internet of Things. Everything from our homes to our televisions to our refrigerators to our toasters are all being manufactured with the capability to communicate with each other via the Internet. Many […]

The next generation of electronics are going to be more connected than ever before thanks to the development of inexpensive materials and the Internet of Things. Everything from our homes to our televisions to our refrigerators to our toasters are all being...

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