3d printed DIY projects

3D Printed GOBO Projector Holder and Adapter Made by Award-Winning Finnish Photographer

Petri Damsten, an award-winning fine art photographer and ex-software engineer, wanted a device to project light patterns onto a wall or a model – but since it was for occasional…

Build Your Own Rubber Band Car with 3D Printed Educational Construction Set STEMFIE

Do you remember Tinker Toys and Lincoln Logs? Those classic toys were created in 1914 and 1916, respectively, and I feel like they were pretty timeless, given that I was…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 30, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, euspen plans to hold a Special Interest Group meeting in September centered around additive manufacturing, and an adjunct professor completed a comparison between a…

Make Your Own Set of 3D Printed Egg Speakers For Less Than $150

Heine Nielsen, a 37-year-old maker from Denmark who goes by the name dr_frost_dk on Thingiverse, is always up for trying out “totally untested” projects. After spending two decades building amps…

Seattle Dad Recreates Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley at Home, Complete with 3D Printed Props

There’s nothing I like more than a good 3D printed Harry Potter project, and Seattle tech veteran and father of the year Jon Chambers is taking DIY to the next…

Innovative Maker Uses 3D Printing and Electronics to Create Polaroid Replica that ‘Prints’ Animated GIFs

We’ve all got that favorite meme that was turned into a fun 3D printed representation of a mass pop culture phenomenon, from Grumpy Cat and Left Shark to that strange…

3D Printing to Celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse

In case you had somehow missed the reports that have been flooding the news and social media all over the United States, the solar eclipse that’s happening this Monday, August…

Print+ Releases New DIY Headphone Kits: 3D Print the Parts at Home or Order Through 3D Hubs

I hate earbuds, as I don’t relish the idea of having to jam a tiny piece of plastic into my ear in order to talk on the phone or listen…

Get a Second Opinion on Orthotics at the 3D Printer for Less Than $5

One of the most time consuming things in life can be dealing with that daily and weekly mother of a to-do list. We might be guilty of procrastinating and holding…

Hobby Car Enthusiast Hopes to Break World Records Soon with 3D Printed, Fastest RC Car Ever

While it may be said that play is the work of children, many of the toys out there today like hobby cars and far more are exactly what give adults…

German Designer Takes Largest Known 3D Printed Model Sail Planes to the Sky, Aerobatics Included

Most of us, as seems to be innately human, have wished to know what it would be like to fly–really fly–like a bird, having the power to soar over the…

Father & Son’s 3D Printed Pantograph Project

Anyone with small children will tell you that they enjoy experimenting. Sometimes those experiments are restricted to activities such as “what happens to Mom’s heart rate when I draw on…

Engineering Student 3D Prints Soft Robot Using Hot Glue Sticks

There are some items which have no earthly use, but which you feel you must have regardless, and this soft robot made with 3D printing, a handful of hot glues…