3d printed tools

Made In Space’s Additive Manufacturing Facility Celebrates First Anniversary Among the Stars

How time flies. It’s hard to believe, but it’s been an entire year since Made In Space launched its Additive Manufacturing Facility to the International Space Station. Yet while it seems as…

Artists Using Stratasys 3D Printers Highlighted in Paris Exhibit: Printing the World | Imprimer le Monde

As Stratasys announces that several of its 3D printed collections will be presented at the highly anticipated ‘Printing the World | Imprimer le Monde’ exhibition in Paris, some may be…

Metamaterials Create 3D Printed, PIN-Protected Door Lock at Hasso-Plattner Institute

Just a few months ago, we told you about a really interesting metamaterials project developed by a team of researchers at Germany’s Hasso-Plattner Institute (HPI). The researchers created a 3D printed working…

Hasso-Plattner Institute Researchers Create Metamaterial Door Latch as Example of 3D Printing Versatility

What I enjoy about 3D printing and so many of its innovations is that although we’ve certainly had a preview for decades of all sorts of magical looking futuristic inventions…

3D Printed GRIPsher Multi-Tool Can Be Operated With One Hand, Only $35 on Kickstarter

There’s something enticing about the multi-tool, allowing you to handle nearly any scenario requiring handiness from one small central device. While they come in different sizes and shapes, it’s always…

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…

Peak Production Improves Tooling Process and Manufacturing Efficiency With Stratasys Fortus 450mc 3D Printer

After a string of rather dismal financial numbers in 2015, 3D printing titan Stratasys and their new CEO Ilan Levin have spent the better part of 2016 working to improve the…

Myanmar Farmers Utilize MakerBot 3D Printers to Create Their Own Tools

Oftentimes, when we talk about 3D printing and its many potential uses, our conversation is generally framed in the future, a newfound emerging technology that will impact our lives in unimaginable…

Bosch Implements Zortrax M200 3D Printers in Mondeville, France Plant with Great Success

Having used a Zortrax M200 3D printer myself, it’s no surprise to hear that when the machines were implemented at the Bosch plant in Mondeville, France, everyone found themselves quite…

This 3D Printed Power Hacksaw Hack Can Even Cut Through Steel

I’ll never get tired of the innovative and fun ways that makers and tinkerers find to put a good 3D printer to use. We’ve seen how 3D printing has altered…

Safe and Effective? 3D Printed Scissors Work Surprisingly Well!

If you have a child in preschool, kindergarten or early elementary school right now, you probably have at least one pair of safety scissors lying around the house. They’re a…

Philadelphia MakerSpace NextFab Helps Inventor Start a Shovelution

The Shovelution is a spring-loaded second handle add-on that can be attached to just about any snow shovel. The user simply attaches it on to the shovel’s handle and it…

Formsfield Announces Free Items Plus a Winter Challenge: Design a Useful, 3D Printable Winter Tool and Win Free Filament

When online 3D printing boutique Formsfield launched in September, the company made it clear that they weren’t just any old marketplace. Part of their mission was to only offer the highest…

Fouche Rolls Out New Release of Cheetah 2 with 3D Printed Jack for Your Car

If you are part of the Fouche 3D Printing team, it’s a sure bet you perk up when founder Hans Fouche says, “I have an idea.” This was the case…

Caterpillar Inc. Uses 3D Printing to Save Time, Money and Manufacturing Challenges

We often hear about how 3D printing is not only the wave of the future, but that the technology is positioned to take the lead in the manufacturing sector. Evidence…

It’s Easier Than Going to the Hardware Store: Just 3D Print Your Own Drill Bit Sharpener

For the serious maker and tinkerer, 3D printing is a central focus of activity obviously, due to the remarkable concepts and innovations that can be designed and brought to fruition…

Future of Penetration? Sexy Chinese Girl Shows You How to Penetrate Security with 3D Printed Shoes

Back in July, you may recall a story we did on a young woman who goes by the moniker, “SexyCyborg”. She had created a very skimpy LED Hikaru Skirt with…

This 3D Printed Finger Wrench Will Tighten & Loosen Virtually Any Nut or Bolt

Tools… you gotta love them. They come in just about all shapes and sizes and provide for many potential uses. As for me, I have a toolbox full of tools which I…

Netherlands: Firefighters to Train with XVR’s 3D Printed Water Nozzles, Fight Virtual Reality Fire

While many of us come home after a long day and exhale, relaying to our partner–or anyone who might listen–that we spent all of our time putting out fires, it’s…

Ford’s Beech Daly Technical Center Uses 3D Printed Tools to Enhance the 3D Printing Process

It’s no secret that Ford Motor Company has been interested in examining the myriad benefits additive manufacturing technology has to offer. The company sees 3D printing involved in the future…

This 3D Printed Spirograph Allows You to Draw Fascinating Geometric Designs

Perhaps you had one as a kid, or perhaps you’ve seen them on TV commercials. Regardless of which it is, most of us who were born in the ’70s and…

This Week’s Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models: An “Anatomically Correct” Female Part & More

This week’s top 3D printable 3DShare models include a few surprises. For one, we have an anatomically correct vagina that can be used in anatomy lessons (what else would you use it…

These 3D Printed Arthritis Assist Tools Aim to Make Living with Arthritis Less of a Burden

Currently there are over 50 million adults living in the United States alone who have been told by their physicians that they are suffering from some form of arthritis. These…

‘Maker’ Dad 3D Prints His Own Miniature Table Saw & It Works Amazingly Well

Perhaps it’s a gene, or perhaps it’s a learned hobby, but one thing is for sure: if you were to ask many of the ‘makers’ out there when they first fell in…