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Lego and Stanley Black and Decker Invest in Evolve Additive Solutions

Evolve Additive Solutions is a Minneapolis based 3D printing OEM who wants to make polymer 3D printing a manufacturing reality. Evolve is a Stratasys spin out that we wrote about before….

Breaking Down the Building Process of Matt Denton’s Giant 3D Printed Motorized LEGO Go-Kart

It’s time for another update from one of our favorite makers – Matt Denton, one of the original builders of Star Wars droid BB-8, owner of YouTube channel Mantis Hacks,…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween! To celebrate, check out our 3D Printing News Briefs – we’re starting with some virtual reality research, then moving right along with all sorts of new innovations and…

BB-8 Builder Scales Up Classic Lego Go-Kart to Make a 3D Printed Version That’s Five Times Bigger

While they weren’t my absolute favorite toy, I did enjoy playing and building things with LEGOs…there’s something very satisfying about hearing that ‘snap’ the plastic pieces make when you put…

UCI Researchers Introduce 3D Printed Microfluidics Platform

A few weeks ago, researchers from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of California, Irvine, introduced a paper focusing on an innovative Lego-based modular microfluidics platform designed with…

Changing Technologies Wants to 3D Print Replacement LEGO Parts

When I was growing up I was extremely protective of my toys, specifically my large collection of LEGO building sets. Obviously there were many small parts that could easily get…

This LEGO Tractor is Constructed Entirely of 3D Printed Parts

We have seen 3D printed LEGO parts before, but when those parts are printed using a standard FDM 3D printer they are rarely ideal building blocks. Unfortunately the resolution on…

This Bricasso LEGO Printer Will Change Everything

There are few toys as beloved across the world as the brick building sets made by LEGO. Since the 1940s when a Dutch company started selling the early precursor to…

BlueBrick Studios Creates a 3D Printer Made of Legos Which Prints Using Only Legos

Out of the hundreds of different 3D printers we have seen over the last several years, probably some of the most interesting ones are those constructed almost entirely out of…

RC-Brick — 3D Printing & Smartphones Make Legos Even More Fun

If you’re a parent of young children and you have a smartphone, then you’re probably all too familiar with the apparently irresistible appeal of the smartphone where kids are concerned….

Lego X — 3D Print & Save Your Lego Creations the Way You Intended Them to Be

Growing up I probably had about 3,000 Lego bricks. When my parents bought me a new set, I wouldn’t keep all the Legos of that set together, and instead I…