Interview: Brook Drumm is Back. The Demise of Printrbot and Brook’s Next Steps

I loved Printrbot. The company made value engineered, tough, hackable, well designed and well made 3D printers. Where everyone else was just a clone army, Printrbot made inexpensive 3D printers…

Printrbot Closes Doors, Saddening 3D Printing Fans Everywhere

In a competitive market, it’s hard for any company to stay ahead of the others, and it’s a sad fact that even some of the most popular and long-lived companies…

Enjoy the Ride with Printrbot’s 3D Printed and Programmed OpenSkate Long Board

If you haven’t seen the show All-American Makers on the Discovery Science Channel then maybe you haven’t been introduced to Printrbot and its founder Brook Drumm. Drumm is one a…

Printrbot is Rewriting Marlin: New Firmware Promises to Improve User Experience

We’ve been following the goings on at Printrbot quite a bit this year as they’ve continued to improve and upgrade their affordable line of 3D printers. The company, which began with a…

Printrbot Founder Brook Drumm on Superpowers and (Un)making

Printrbot Founder Brook Drumm on Superpowers and (Un)making

December 7, 2015

In 2011, maker extraordinaire Brook Drumm was struck by lightning and became a superhero. Well, okay, only metaphorically, but his transformation from self-styled do-it-yourselfer to Printrbot Man was no less…

Brook Drumm Unveils Large Scale Printrbot Pro 3D Printer & the Printrbot Play is Now Available for $399

“Bigger is better!” In the case of gold bars? Yes…. In the case of diamond rings? Yes…. In the case of a spider that lurks under your covers at night?…

Printrbot Introduces Dual Extruder Upgrade For Their Metal Plus 3D Printer

Earlier this week, we released a list of what we feel are among the top 10 affordable desktop 3D printers available at this time. Coming in at #4 on the list…

The Printrbot Team Assembles 154 Simple Metal 3D Printers in Just 7 Hours

If you are at all interested in 3D printing, then it’s nearly impossible not to be a fan of Printrbot’s Brook Drumm. Just listening to the man talk for ten…

Printrbot to Launch Major Education Initiatives — Free One Month Trials & Major Discounts for Schools

Last year I made the bold prediction that by the end of 2014 30-40% of all high schools in the United States would have at least one 3D printer in…

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