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

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 blue and black (white and gold??) dress. It’s even possible to create and convert your own meme into a 3D printable STL file. But while […]

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 blue and black (white and gold??) dress. It’s even possible to create and convert your...
Medical Student Creates Patient-Specific 3D Printed Liver Model for Less Than $150

Medical Student Creates Patient-Specific 3D Printed Liver Model for Less Than $150

While researchers continue working hard to make readily available 3D printed organs a reality, we know that it likely won’t happen, at least not on a massively available and low-cost scale, for quite some time. However, 3D printing technology is often used in surgery these days, from surgical guides to implants to patient-specific medical models. Recently, a team developed […]

While researchers continue working hard to make readily available 3D printed organs a reality, we know that it likely won’t happen, at least not on a massively available and low-cost scale, for quite some time. However, 3D printing technology is often used in...
Here's What a Full Year of 3D Printing in the Cosplay World Looks Like

Here's What a Full Year of 3D Printing in the Cosplay World Looks Like

3D printing is being used every day to make positive changes all over the world, in varied fields from aerospace to medical to education. Then, there’s what I like to call the “nerd factor.” This is a good thing: sometimes it’s just fun to play using 3D printers and scanners, creating 3D printed Death Stars, 3D […]

3D printing is being used every day to make positive changes all over the world, in varied fields from aerospace to medical to education. Then, there’s what I like to call the “nerd factor.” This is a good thing: sometimes it’s just fun to play...
Out of the Abyss: Miguel Zavala Unveils New Dungeons & Dragons 3D Printable Model Collection

Out of the Abyss: Miguel Zavala Unveils New Dungeons & Dragons 3D Printable Model Collection

Miguel Zavala, a US Army vet, 3D designer, and Dungeons & Dragons player, was the focus of 3DPrint.com’s most heavily trafficked and shared article of 2016…or rather, the impressively detailed collection of 300 3D printed D&D monster models he created was the focus. He began this massive undertaking in 2015, and released the last of […]

Miguel Zavala, a US Army vet, 3D designer, and Dungeons & Dragons player, was the focus of 3DPrint.com’s most heavily trafficked and shared article of 2016…or rather, the impressively detailed collection of 300 3D printed D&D monster models he...
From Totoros to Puddycats, June Brides (and Bridezillas) Should Look Into 3D Printing

From Totoros to Puddycats, June Brides (and Bridezillas) Should Look Into 3D Printing

It’s always occurred to me that getting married should be about the union of two people and not a catastrophic financial nightmare, from the price of a ring which should cost at least five months’ worth of the poor guy’s salary to temperamental chefs and caterers, a complete remodeling of the in-laws house for the […]

It’s always occurred to me that getting married should be about the union of two people and not a catastrophic financial nightmare, from the price of a ring which should cost at least five months’ worth of the poor guy’s salary to temperamental chefs and caterers, a...
Cold Casting 3D Prints in Iron: See Bearded Goodness in All Its Glory!

Cold Casting 3D Prints in Iron: See Bearded Goodness in All Its Glory!

We talk about the finishing process quite often regarding 3D models. And while sometimes that final phase of fabrication can be a bit of a pain, mostly it’s just plain fun too, allowing for users to explore different products and materials. It sometimes gives us the opportunity to try new methods—and often with the most enjoyable […]

We talk about the finishing process quite often regarding 3D models. And while sometimes that final phase of fabrication can be a bit of a pain, mostly it’s just plain fun too, allowing for users to explore different products and materials. It sometimes gives us the...
3D Printed Bronze Pendant Creates Topographical Link Between Lovers

3D Printed Bronze Pendant Creates Topographical Link Between Lovers

One 3D designer and printer took the idiom “home is where the heart is” literally when he created a unique Valentine’s Day gift for his girlfriend earlier this month. With his photo blog on Imgur, maker “drnoog9” shared details about how he created an intricate, 3D printed pendant based on a topographical map of his […]

One 3D designer and printer took the idiom “home is where the heart is” literally when he created a unique Valentine’s Day gift for his girlfriend earlier this month. With his photo blog on Imgur, maker “drnoog9” shared details about how he created an intricate, 3D...
3D Printed Nerf Halo 5 Assault Rifle Takes Humans vs. Zombies Game to a Whole New Level

3D Printed Nerf Halo 5 Assault Rifle Takes Humans vs. Zombies Game to a Whole New Level

If Nerf guns — or better yet, Nerf gun battles — are your thing, there’s a new 3D printed interpretation of them just for you. In fact, a Reddit user named “Sithslayer78” has made a contribution to the popular game Humans vs. Zombies by hacking a Nerf Halo 5 Assault Rifle and adding 3D printed parts […]

If Nerf guns — or better yet, Nerf gun battles — are your thing, there’s a new 3D printed interpretation of them just for you. In fact, a Reddit user named “Sithslayer78” has made a contribution to the popular game Humans vs. Zombies by...
3D Print a Toilet Paper Roll Dispenser to Solve All of Your Bathroom Paper Problems!

3D Print a Toilet Paper Roll Dispenser to Solve All of Your Bathroom Paper Problems!

If you live with others, you already know that it’s not enough to keep the holder filled with one roll of toilet paper. People go through the stuff quickly, and it always seems like you are scurrying around to find another roll somewhere to refill that holder, right? And if you are the type to stock […]

If you live with others, you already know that it’s not enough to keep the holder filled with one roll of toilet paper. People go through the stuff quickly, and it always seems like you are scurrying around to find another roll somewhere to refill that holder,...
Check Out This Library of Over 200 3D Printed Dungeons & Dragons Monsters

Check Out This Library of Over 200 3D Printed Dungeons & Dragons Monsters

When Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson created the legendary Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) tabletop role playing game it is unlikely that they had any idea that it would become unquestionably the most popular RPG of all time. For over forty years the game has been a cultural touchstone for multiple generations of gamers and fans […]

When Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson created the legendary Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) tabletop role playing game it is unlikely that they had any idea that it would become unquestionably the most popular RPG of all time. For over forty years the game has been a...
Designer's Private Bar Features 12 Taps with 3D Printed Handles--Stormtrooper, T-Rex, and More Help Pour Beers

Designer's Private Bar Features 12 Taps with 3D Printed Handles--Stormtrooper, T-Rex, and More Help Pour Beers

If you know any home brewers out there, or just people who are really into their wet bars, then the idea of customizing through extra beer paraphernalia shouldn’t shock you much. For example, some home brewers create special labels for their beer. But what about some customized 3D printed beer tap handles featuring a range of characters? You’ve […]

If you know any home brewers out there, or just people who are really into their wet bars, then the idea of customizing through extra beer paraphernalia shouldn’t shock you much. For example, some home brewers create special labels for their beer. But what about...
The 3D Printed Arms Race Just Got Real with This Working Handheld Railgun

The 3D Printed Arms Race Just Got Real with This Working Handheld Railgun

Electromagnetic projectile launchers called railguns are what many in the military are hoping will be the weapon of the future. A railgun doesn’t use traditional projectile propellants like gunpowder or explosives, but instead they use electromagnetic fields to propel projectiles at speeds that can exceed an incredible Mach 10. A basic railgun design will include […]

Electromagnetic projectile launchers called railguns are what many in the military are hoping will be the weapon of the future. A railgun doesn’t use traditional projectile propellants like gunpowder or explosives, but instead they use electromagnetic fields to propel...
Shapeways Helping to Keep 3D Technology Open, the Web Neutral

Shapeways Helping to Keep 3D Technology Open, the Web Neutral

Shapeways recently joined forces with some major established and up-and-coming players in the world of web commerce, open share and source, streaming and more to confront the threat to internet freedom. Shapeways, the thriving 3D design and printing community, Dwolla, Fandor, GitHub, Keen, Mapbox, Imgur, Foursquare, and General Assembly formed a formidable coalition when it […]

Shapeways recently joined forces with some major established and up-and-coming players in the world of web commerce, open share and source, streaming and more to confront the threat to internet freedom. Shapeways, the thriving 3D design and printing community, Dwolla,...
Using 3D Printed Custom Cartridge Mounts to Make This Legend of Zelda Tribute Pop

Using 3D Printed Custom Cartridge Mounts to Make This Legend of Zelda Tribute Pop

While there are plenty of popular video games series that continue to produce sequels and spinoffs, only a handful of them have fan bases as devoted as the Legend of Zelda series. The series boasts multi-generational fans that have been playing the games for thirty years, having been introduced to them as children and in […]

While there are plenty of popular video games series that continue to produce sequels and spinoffs, only a handful of them have fan bases as devoted as the Legend of Zelda series. The series boasts multi-generational fans that have been playing the games for thirty...
Commemorate Successful Smoking Cessation with a 3D Printed Lung Trophy!

Commemorate Successful Smoking Cessation with a 3D Printed Lung Trophy!

Cigarette smoking is on the decline in the United States. It has been chased out of public areas, kicked off planes, heavily taxed, and erased from billboards. More and more people are realizing the addictive and damaging nature of smoking as tobacco companies pay out billions to atone for their sins. In some countries the […]

Cigarette smoking is on the decline in the United States. It has been chased out of public areas, kicked off planes, heavily taxed, and erased from billboards. More and more people are realizing the addictive and damaging nature of smoking as tobacco companies pay out...
3D Printing Helps RPG Fan and Maker Design Unique Résumé in Fake Stone

3D Printing Helps RPG Fan and Maker Design Unique Résumé in Fake Stone

If you find drafting a résumé an impossibly arduous task, then imagine producing one in stone. While Mr. Deep Immersion, surely a candidate for some kind of Maker of the Year award, didn’t quite carve his most recent résumé in stone, he came pretty close. According to his blog, Mr. Deep Immersion (that’s the only […]

If you find drafting a résumé an impossibly arduous task, then imagine producing one in stone. While Mr. Deep Immersion, surely a candidate for some kind of Maker of the Year award, didn’t quite carve his most recent résumé in stone, he came pretty close. According to...
Maker Creates a Multi-faceted Paper Lamp Using a 3D Printed Frame

Maker Creates a Multi-faceted Paper Lamp Using a 3D Printed Frame

One of the core promises of 3D printing has always been the idea that you can have virtually unchecked control over your environment, workspace, and home. The ability to customize our consumer goods, fashion accessories, and even our home decor is one of the more exciting aspects of the future of 3D printing. Despite being […]

One of the core promises of 3D printing has always been the idea that you can have virtually unchecked control over your environment, workspace, and home. The ability to customize our consumer goods, fashion accessories, and even our home decor is one of the more...
3D Printed Cartoon-Style Palm Tree Holds Your Fresh Fruit

3D Printed Cartoon-Style Palm Tree Holds Your Fresh Fruit

German 3D artist and game developer David Hagemann also refers to himself as a “3D printing addict,” put his design skills to practical use creating a 3D Printed Fruit Tree for his kitchen. The tree, which can be customized to hold different kinds of fruit, looks like something out of an old-school video game. Hagemann designed it […]

German 3D artist and game developer David Hagemann also refers to himself as a “3D printing addict,” put his design skills to practical use creating a 3D Printed Fruit Tree for his kitchen. The tree, which can be customized to hold different kinds of fruit, looks like...
Maker Replaces His Broken Car Radio with 3D Printed Amp/Clock Setup

Maker Replaces His Broken Car Radio with 3D Printed Amp/Clock Setup

If your car stereo breaks and you’re pretty broke — and you’re not a mechanical engineering student — you’re probably out of luck, or facing a trip to BestBuy. But if you’re Reddit user “Sleepwhereweland,” in that case, you 3D print your own replacement amplifier interface to replace the radio and throw in a 3D printed […]

If your car stereo breaks and you’re pretty broke — and you’re not a mechanical engineering student — you’re probably out of luck, or facing a trip to BestBuy. But if you’re Reddit user “Sleepwhereweland,” in that case, you 3D print...
3D Printed Cutter Creates Awesome Donut Tacos

3D Printed Cutter Creates Awesome Donut Tacos

One of the most exciting elements of 3D printing is the ability to make food. It’s one subject that catches most everybody’s attention as they wonder what type of goodies will be 3D printed next. We’ve reported on 3D printed pancakes. We’ve reported on the concept of futuristic meals 3D printed on planes. From cupcakes to chocolate […]

One of the most exciting elements of 3D printing is the ability to make food. It’s one subject that catches most everybody’s attention as they wonder what type of goodies will be 3D printed next. We’ve reported on 3D printed pancakes. We’ve reported on the concept of...
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