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Spend Those Pennies on 3D Printing! From ABS to Wood–Load Up on One Cent Samples Now at FilamentOne

Most of us think those one cent pieces stacking up in a corner on the bedroom dresser have become useless. We can’t get rid of them, we’re too busy to…

3Dom Releases Entwined: Hemp Filament!

It seems like every day a presidential candidate is declaring that they will make America great again. But what does that really mean? What really made America great? Well, one…

Adam Beane Industries Teases a New 3D Printer Filament You Can Sculpt

I took several ceramics classes in high school and college, and I loved working with clay. It’s such a forgiving medium; mistakes can be easily smoothed over, reformed, and made…

Lessons in 3D Printing from Scott Hanselman: Far More Than “Plastic Pieces of Crap”

It is often appropriate, after the holiday season has wrapped up, to examine all of the stuff with which our lives are filled and try to discover some way to…

Print+ Creates Rocking 3D Print Headphones Kit for Easy DIY

To be involved in making, you don’t have to be the type of person who can build a 3D printer from scratch, recycle milk containers into filament, and wield a…

Making an Amazing Guitar with Polymaker PolyMax Advanced 3D Printing Filament

Several maker musicians have already built themselves some pretty great 3D printed guitars, but any that are truly playable were made using SLS (Selective Laser Sintering) or SLA (Stereolithography) 3D…

Keep the Moisture Away from Your Filament With The Brand New Filabot Filabox

The old saying about being left “high and dry” makes it sound as if that were a bad thing. When we’re talking about 3D printing filament, however, that is just what…

Odin Manufacturing Launches 3D Printer Filament Storage & Dryer Units on Kickstarter

If you were to jot down a list of reasons that a 3D print could fail, that list would include things like cheap filaments, jams in the extruder, a poorly sliced…

Exclusive Interview With Creator of 3D Systems’ New Infinity Rinse-Away Filament, Marty Johnson

Recently we reported on a new 3D printing material released by 3D Systems, called “Infinity Rinse-Away Water-Soluble Support Material” (INF). The material is truly the ultimate time saver when it…

3D Printing Filament Trends & Stats for May 2015

Each and every month, we see more new filaments released by various manufacturers, some of which are more of the same, while others are something completely new to the 3D…

3DXTech Unleashes New High-Modulus Carbon Fiber PETG 3D Printing Filament

Doesn’t it seem as though it was just several months ago that we were limited to 3D printing objects in just two materials–PLA or ABS? It certainly does to me!…

A Very, Very Close Look at 3D Printing Filaments — Via Scanning Electron Microscope

Vic Harkness is a full-time student in Wales studying for a degree in AI and Robotics, and she also enjoys falconry, photography, and 3D printers. In fact, she sells a…

Stronghero Introduces PLA Filament for 3-Color Gradient 3D Printing

One of the recurring issues in 3D printing is how best to colorize the objects produced. Prior to the introduction of colored filaments, a monochromatic creation could have color applied…

3D Printing Filament Trends & Stats for April 2015 & a New Filament Database is Launched

As 3D printing filament options continue to expand for the FDM/FFF desktop 3D printer market, consumers are beginning to have a more difficult time trying to figure out exactly which…

Graphene 3D Lab Announces New Water-Soluble 3D Printer Filament

On April 30th, Graphene 3D Lab Inc’s Chief Operating Officer, Elena Polyakova, is expected to announce the details of their latest innovative filament a the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME)…

3D Printing Filament Trends & Stats Released by GlobalFSD for March 2015

What are the top 3D printer filaments on the market? Which companies are receiving the most interest? These are questions that many of us would love to know the answers…

Formfutura Releases Food-Safe Transparent HDglass 3D Printing Filament – Sample it Today for $2.12

It’s hard to believe that just a few years ago there were only a handful of 3D printing material and color options, and in such a short amount of time…

Make Your Own 3D Printer Filament by Building Your Own Filament Extruder

Costs have certainly dropped over the years, but 3D printing could never be accused of being an inexpensive hobby. While the average price of a 3D printer is around one…

WO-FI: New Wood Filament on Indiegogo is Unique in Purity, Affordability, Versatility

Just imagine yourself 3D printing a cool new prototype while the faint scent of fresh pine wafts through the air. Not only can you deodorize your home or workspace, you…

GlobalFSD Announces That Anyone Can Now Purchase Filament Samples with the Change in Their Pockets

Back in November, we reported that the Global Filament Sample Depot (GlobalFSD) had launched. With their launch, they brought the first online market for purchasing samples of 3D printing filament….

Waste Not, Want Not: Bracelets & Rings Using Leftover 3D Printer Filament

As an artist, I know that there is something sad about the little leftover scraps of the material that was a precious part of the process of creation. I have…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — January 24

This week’s news stories we didn’t have time to cover run the spectrum of 3D printing heavy-hitters, from top industry leaders to the desktop geniuses who populate the 3D printing space. While industry leaders…

BEEVERYCREATIVE 2015: Price Cuts, New Offerings, and 3D Printing Educational Package

Portuguese 3D printer manufacturer BEEVERYCREATIVE is making some exciting changes for the new year. Most everyone in the 3D printing community likes to hear news about commitment to education, new choices…

Fenner Drives, Makers of NinjaFlex, Release New SemiFlex 3D Printing Filament in the US and Europe

Fenner Drives has announced the release of their new SemiFlex 3D printing filament across the US and Europe, and they say the product will expand 3D capabilities with a unique set…