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3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Megan Finesilver, 2nd Grade Teacher, Speaker and Curriculum Developer, Colorado

3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Megan Finesilver, 2nd Grade Teacher, Speaker and Curriculum Developer, Colorado

Every educator knows that teaching is more than a full-time job. The hours dedicated to their work go far beyond the traditional 9-5, 40 hours a week framework, to say nothing of the levels of energy the work requires. It’s all the more impressive, therefore, that Megan Finesilver does all that she does. In addition […]

Every educator knows that teaching is more than a full-time job. The hours dedicated to their work go far beyond the traditional 9-5, 40 hours a week framework, to say nothing of the levels of energy the work requires. It’s all the more impressive, therefore,...
Pinshape Releases Its 2017 3D Printer Guide, With Top Options in the Professional, Prosumer, and Hobbyist Categories

Pinshape Releases Its 2017 3D Printer Guide, With Top Options in the Professional, Prosumer, and Hobbyist Categories

So – you’ve decided to take the leap and purchase a 3D printer. But which one is right for you? Thankfully, there are all sorts of 3D Printer Buying Guides out there to help guide you in this important and potentially confusing decision-making process. 3D Hubs published its 2017 guide to 3D printers in November, […]

So – you’ve decided to take the leap and purchase a 3D printer. But which one is right for you? Thankfully, there are all sorts of 3D Printer Buying Guides out there to help guide you in this important and potentially confusing decision-making process. 3D...
LulzBot 3D Printers Produce Visual Aids for Houston School's Spanish Class

LulzBot 3D Printers Produce Visual Aids for Houston School's Spanish Class

3D printing has infiltrated educational systems all over the world, and very much so in the US. It’s a wonderful thing that students have become so familiar with seeing 3D printers that they almost take them for granted—many not realizing that just a few years ago they were a wonder to behold, and a rarity. […]

3D printing has infiltrated educational systems all over the world, and very much so in the US. It’s a wonderful thing that students have become so familiar with seeing 3D printers that they almost take them for granted—many not realizing that just a few years ago...
Tennessee Charter School Teachers 3D Print Prosthetic Arm for 8th Grade Student Basketball Player

Tennessee Charter School Teachers 3D Print Prosthetic Arm for 8th Grade Student Basketball Player

When Latasha Morris was about seven months pregnant with her son Dontavius, who is now 14, her doctor noticed that he wasn’t moving from side to side in the womb. It was soon discovered that an amniotic band had gotten wrapped around her son’s arm, which stunted its growth. When Dontavius was born missing his […]

When Latasha Morris was about seven months pregnant with her son Dontavius, who is now 14, her doctor noticed that he wasn’t moving from side to side in the womb. It was soon discovered that an amniotic band had gotten wrapped around her son’s arm, which...
Michigan Tech's Dr. Joshua Pearce Reveals the High Overall Return on Investment for At-Home 3D Printing Use

Michigan Tech's Dr. Joshua Pearce Reveals the High Overall Return on Investment for At-Home 3D Printing Use

What originally began as a school to train mining engineers in the late 1880s has grown into a leading tech university, where 3D printing has been on the curriculum for several years. Michigan Technological University (MTU) teamed up with America Makes last summer to develop an open source, web-based 3D controller, and the university’s research and development […]

What originally began as a school to train mining engineers in the late 1880s has grown into a leading tech university, where 3D printing has been on the curriculum for several years. Michigan Technological University (MTU) teamed up with America Makes last summer to...
The Blender Institute Uses a LulzBot Mini 3D Printer to Facilitate Open Source Creativity

The Blender Institute Uses a LulzBot Mini 3D Printer to Facilitate Open Source Creativity

One of the most popular 3D creation software programs is Blender, for a multitude of reasons. First of all, it’s free. Secondly, it’s open source, relying on the collaborative creativity of people around the world for its continued development. Thirdly, it supports every aspect of 3D creation, from modeling to simulation to rendering to video game […]

One of the most popular 3D creation software programs is Blender, for a multitude of reasons. First of all, it’s free. Secondly, it’s open source, relying on the collaborative creativity of people around the world for its continued development. Thirdly, it...
Students at Loveland Colorado’s Lucile Erwin Middle School Creating Functional 3D Printed Objects in Class

Students at Loveland Colorado’s Lucile Erwin Middle School Creating Functional 3D Printed Objects in Class

If you’re interested in 3D printing, Loveland, Colorado might just be the place for you. This city, just north of Denver, is after all, home to Aleph Objects, Inc. and the famed line of Lulzbot Printers, and one school is definitely benefiting from this. In a recent case study, the LulzBot team gave us a […]

If you’re interested in 3D printing, Loveland, Colorado might just be the place for you. This city, just north of Denver, is after all, home to Aleph Objects, Inc. and the famed line of Lulzbot Printers, and one school is definitely benefiting from this. In a recent...
3D Printed WYNG is a Solution to Harsh Lighting in Photography

3D Printed WYNG is a Solution to Harsh Lighting in Photography

Wedding photographers are under immense pressure to produce gorgeous photos of a once in a lifetime event. When planning that event, few brides have “ideal lighting” among the first requirements on their list of desired traits for a location for their special day. Unfortunately, it’s one of the primary needs of a photographer attempting to […]

Wedding photographers are under immense pressure to produce gorgeous photos of a once in a lifetime event. When planning that event, few brides have “ideal lighting” among the first requirements on their list of desired traits for a location for their...
Leading in Hardware: Aleph Objects Named #122 in Inc. 500

Leading in Hardware: Aleph Objects Named #122 in Inc. 500

Within an industry that saw some turbulence for the movers and shakers of 3D printing in the last couple of years, many of the smaller companies—as tight and compact in their business models and dealings as the quality 3D printers they manufacture—have turned out to be the true role models for success. Aleph Objects, Inc., […]

Within an industry that saw some turbulence for the movers and shakers of 3D printing in the last couple of years, many of the smaller companies—as tight and compact in their business models and dealings as the quality 3D printers they manufacture—have turned out to...
LulzBot Mini 3D Printer Helps Agency Get New Runner-Pacing Tool onto the Racetrack

LulzBot Mini 3D Printer Helps Agency Get New Runner-Pacing Tool onto the Racetrack

Have you been watching the Olympics this past week? This coming weekend is going to be a big one for track and field, which has always been one of my favorites. I’m in awe of the capabilities of all Olympian athletes, but as a former runner, I’m particularly amazed by track champions. Running is hard, and […]

Have you been watching the Olympics this past week? This coming weekend is going to be a big one for track and field, which has always been one of my favorites. I’m in awe of the capabilities of all Olympian athletes, but as a former runner, I’m...
Four Consecutive Profitable Quarters: Aleph Objects Releases Q2 Results for 2016

Four Consecutive Profitable Quarters: Aleph Objects Releases Q2 Results for 2016

As we swim in a sea of wildly differing and often quite subjective opinions on the future of 3D printing, numerous economic reports say that the industry as a whole will indeed grow in strength and popularity, as well as in substantial revenues. Nearly every market connected to 3D printing is projected to expand, from […]

As we swim in a sea of wildly differing and often quite subjective opinions on the future of 3D printing, numerous economic reports say that the industry as a whole will indeed grow in strength and popularity, as well as in substantial revenues. Nearly every market...
MatterHackers' Anatomy of a 3D Printer: Keeping all the Parts Straight

MatterHackers' Anatomy of a 3D Printer: Keeping all the Parts Straight

While the results of 3D printing can be magnificent from your desktop practically right out of the box, it’s not exactly difficult to understand how the process works when you open your mind and delve into the subject just a bit—and especially if you are mechanically inclined. This is the genius behind the technology of […]

While the results of 3D printing can be magnificent from your desktop practically right out of the box, it’s not exactly difficult to understand how the process works when you open your mind and delve into the subject just a bit—and especially if you are mechanically...
3D Printing Revitalizes Montessori School's Hands-On Alphabet Set

3D Printing Revitalizes Montessori School's Hands-On Alphabet Set

Danish expat, Washington, D.C.-area resident, and maker Mathias Hansen put his many tech-related skills to work in the interest of making learning the alphabet more fun for young Montessori school students. Montessori schools are all about hands-on learning. Hansen, an accomplished software engineer at VideoBlocks, an online company that provides creative content–graphics, video, and audio–at affordable […]

Danish expat, Washington, D.C.-area resident, and maker Mathias Hansen put his many tech-related skills to work in the interest of making learning the alphabet more fun for young Montessori school students. Montessori schools are all about hands-on learning. Hansen,...
One Million 3D Printed Parts: Aleph Objects Celebrates Cluster, Puts Large Herringbone Gear on Display

One Million 3D Printed Parts: Aleph Objects Celebrates Cluster, Puts Large Herringbone Gear on Display

If there’s a story about Aleph Objects, Inc. and LulzBot 3D printers in the works, I’m usually clamoring like an eager fourth grader with hand raised, bouncing in my seat offering to write the story. Why? I just dig everything about Colorado—but as a matter of fact, it certainly seems as if Colorado digs everything about Aleph […]

If there’s a story about Aleph Objects, Inc. and LulzBot 3D printers in the works, I’m usually clamoring like an eager fourth grader with hand raised, bouncing in my seat offering to write the story. Why? I just dig everything about Colorado—but as a matter of fact,...
Filament Market Promising for Vendors & Users: Aleph Objects Takes on Another New Materials Partner, filabits

Filament Market Promising for Vendors & Users: Aleph Objects Takes on Another New Materials Partner, filabits

Aleph Objects, Inc. is creating a world unto itself for those who own LulzBot 3D printers. Centered around the RepRap concept of open source and freedom–terms that pop up almost constantly with Aleph–they are steadily providing their customers with a wide range of valuable options in materials. Accessibility is one of the main keys to […]

Aleph Objects, Inc. is creating a world unto itself for those who own LulzBot 3D printers. Centered around the RepRap concept of open source and freedom–terms that pop up almost constantly with Aleph–they are steadily providing their customers with a wide...
DIY Project Converts LulzBot Mini 3D Printer from 3mm to 1.75mm Filament

DIY Project Converts LulzBot Mini 3D Printer from 3mm to 1.75mm Filament

The Hackaday website has no shortage of really practical and useful 3D printing tips and projects, and Brian Benchoff’s recent article on converting a 3D printer from 3mm to 1.75mm filament makes so much sense that you can immediately see its usefulness. Benchoff begins with an excellent question about printer filament. How did it get decided that […]

The Hackaday website has no shortage of really practical and useful 3D printing tips and projects, and Brian Benchoff’s recent article on converting a 3D printer from 3mm to 1.75mm filament makes so much sense that you can immediately see its usefulness....
From Denver to D.C.: LulzBot 3D Printers to Retail at All 25 US Micro Center Locations

From Denver to D.C.: LulzBot 3D Printers to Retail at All 25 US Micro Center Locations

You may have noticed, with some surprise, that a number of well-known 3D printers are indeed hitting the retail big-time. Previously, many companies have started out on Kickstarter and then proceeded to sell their wares online, generally through their own websites and sometimes through resellers. While that’s certainly the way most of us shop these […]

You may have noticed, with some surprise, that a number of well-known 3D printers are indeed hitting the retail big-time. Previously, many companies have started out on Kickstarter and then proceeded to sell their wares online, generally through their own websites and...
Make: Magazine's 2016 Buyers Guide Names TAZ 5 "Best Overall" & "Outstanding Open Source" 3D Printer, Rostock MAX v2 "Best Value"

Make: Magazine's 2016 Buyers Guide Names TAZ 5 "Best Overall" & "Outstanding Open Source" 3D Printer, Rostock MAX v2 "Best Value"

By far the most important publication that helped the maker movement explode is Make: Magazine. Not only did they help popularize the movement thanks to their print publication started all the way back in 2005, and their successful web-based version, they also launched the Maker Faire events that laid the groundwork for creating local maker […]

By far the most important publication that helped the maker movement explode is Make: Magazine. Not only did they help popularize the movement thanks to their print publication started all the way back in 2005, and their successful web-based version, they also...
Aleph Objects to Release New Flexystruder Tool Heads for LulzBot 3D Printer Lineup at Inside 3D Printing Conference Santa Clara

Aleph Objects to Release New Flexystruder Tool Heads for LulzBot 3D Printer Lineup at Inside 3D Printing Conference Santa Clara

While there is going to be plenty of excitement going on this week at MecklerMedia’s Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo series in Santa Clara, CA from October 20-22, one particular highlight is that of the release of new flexible filament-related hardware and software upgrades for a number of LulzBot products. LulzBot products, manufactured by […]

While there is going to be plenty of excitement going on this week at MecklerMedia’s Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo series in Santa Clara, CA from October 20-22, one particular highlight is that of the release of new flexible filament-related hardware and...
San Francisco Maker 3D Prints a Better, Custom-Fitted Splint

San Francisco Maker 3D Prints a Better, Custom-Fitted Splint

It has never been easier to make a better whatever than it is now thanks to 3D printing technology, which is improving seemingly by the minute. Recently, a broken finger inspired San Francisco maker and Instructables contributor Luke Iseman to prove that assertion. Iseman and his motorcycle crossed paths with an SUV and, fortunately for him, his […]

It has never been easier to make a better whatever than it is now thanks to 3D printing technology, which is improving seemingly by the minute. Recently, a broken finger inspired San Francisco maker and Instructables contributor Luke Iseman to prove that assertion....
This 3D Printed Mechanical Keyboard Works Like a Charm

This 3D Printed Mechanical Keyboard Works Like a Charm

One day we will be able to 3D printed all sorts of already assembled electronics. That day may still be a decade away, but that doesn’t mean that we all can’t have a little fun right now. Equipped with a 3D printer, a little bit of technical know-how, and patience, anyone can assemble DIY gadgets […]

One day we will be able to 3D printed all sorts of already assembled electronics. That day may still be a decade away, but that doesn’t mean that we all can’t have a little fun right now. Equipped with a 3D printer, a little bit of technical know-how, and...
Photograph LulzBot's Rocktopus Mascot and Win The New LulzBot 'Mini' 3D Printer

Photograph LulzBot's Rocktopus Mascot and Win The New LulzBot 'Mini' 3D Printer

What if someone told you that you could win your own new open source desktop 3D printer simply by photographing an octopus?  That sounds odd, but also maybe too good to be true, doesn’t it?  Well, that’s about the gist of the new competition to win one of two LulzBot Mini 3D Printers.  This new […]

What if someone told you that you could win your own new open source desktop 3D printer simply by photographing an octopus?  That sounds odd, but also maybe too good to be true, doesn’t it?  Well, that’s about the gist of the new competition to win one of...

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