3d printing makerspace

Collaborative Makerspace Network NextFab is Celebrating Ten Years of Business in Philadelphia

Collaborative Philadelphia-based workspace NextFab isn’t just made up of one location, but is actually a regional network of makerspaces and business incubators, where artisans, hardware entrepreneurs, and makers can feel…

We Need To Talk About Fablabs

Fablabs are wonderful things. Places to congregate, learn and experience, they’re a haven for makers. For many, the fablab was the first place where you saw a 3D printer and…

Making, Learning, Collaborating, and 3D Printing in the Community: Dayton Mini Maker Faire

Back in March, when I visited Dayton, Ohio’s resident 3D printing bar, Proto BuildBar, I was told that its employees would be exhibiting at a local school’s STEMfest later that…

3D Printing Pittsburgh: Makerspace Meetup During RAPID Brought Together Ultimaker, MatterHackers, Make:, Makers

Not all of the excitement this month in Pittsburgh was housed at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, as the Steel City welcomed members of the global additive manufacturing community…

Brothers Use 3D Printing and Nanotechnology to Create “PERK” Automatic Third Wave Coffee Maker

Unless I want to start the day like Oscar the Grouch, I have a cup of coffee every morning; I once told someone that I drank coffee for the benefit…

35 Schools Awarded 3D Printers Thanks to Dremel’s #LearnMakeGive Contest: Educators Tell Us What Winning Means for Their Students

When I was in middle school shop class, we engraved plastic keychains. There was no design to them other than settling on the brief text we wanted and ensuring we…

Marine Corps Captain 3D Prints Water Bottle Prototype, Designed to Reduce Logistical Footprint in Military Convoys

3D printing is often used in the military, to make objects like the small but useful TruClip, or munitions. We also see 3D printing utilized often in a classroom setting, to…

New Trimble Technology Lab at UMass Amherst Will Enhance 3D Capabilities on Campus

California-based technology company Trimble, best known for its GPS systems and popular 3D modeling software SketchUp Pro, announced today that it has made a large in-kind gift to the University…

Swindon, England Upgrades a Small Hackspace to a Larger Makerspace Open 24 Hours a Day

About 70 miles west of London, England lies the town of Swindon. This town, located in a borough that had 185,609 people populating it during the 2011 census, has a pleasant…

Calling All Makers in the OC: The Newest Build Shop Hosts Opening Event, April 16

The 3D printing industry currently has momentum that shows no signs of slowing. Wowed by one innovation after another, we are continually seeing new products and materials springing up thanks…

Barclays Offers Eagle Labs MakerSpaces & Incubators for Startups—Encouraging Makers in the Community

When banks start getting in on a new technology or trend, you can be certain it’s a fairly good bet, and one that they see yielding a pile of green…

3D Printing & Education Case Study — Steamboat Springs HS Builds MakerSpace, Adds LulzBot Taz5 3D Printers

As the magic of 3D printing is spread far and wide across the globe, many students are lucky to be getting in on the ground floor of a budding technology…