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Incredible 3D Printed Cosplay Took One Month, 11 Printers and 1700 Print Hours

Incredible 3D Printed Cosplay Took One Month, 11 Printers and 1700 Print Hours

My circle of friends is full of nerdy, artistic and theatrical types, which means I’ve seen a lot of brilliant costumes over the years: for productions, for Halloween, and just for the sake of looking fantastic at a convention. (I’ve also created a few, not to brag.) I’ve worked at Renaissance faires and have been […]

My circle of friends is full of nerdy, artistic and theatrical types, which means I’ve seen a lot of brilliant costumes over the years: for productions, for Halloween, and just for the sake of looking fantastic at a convention. (I’ve also created a few,...
Aleph Objects Announces the LulzBot TAZ 6 Available May 17 for $2,500

Aleph Objects Announces the LulzBot TAZ 6 Available May 17 for $2,500

Get the top spot on all of those end-of-year Best Of lists ready, because I’m pretty sure that the desktop 3D printer that is most likely to fill it was just announced today. Colorado-based 3D printer manufacturer Aleph Objects is already releasing a follow-up to 2015’s best-rated 3D printer the TAZ 5, and it is […]

Get the top spot on all of those end-of-year Best Of lists ready, because I’m pretty sure that the desktop 3D printer that is most likely to fill it was just announced today. Colorado-based 3D printer manufacturer Aleph Objects is already releasing a follow-up to...
3D Printer Buying Guide 2016

3D Printer Buying Guide 2016

So you want to buy a 3D printer, but you don’t know where to start. I don’t blame you, there are a lot of 3D printers out there from a lot of manufacturers with names that you’ve never heard of, it is enough to confuse and scare off anyone. So we’ve put together a list […]

So you want to buy a 3D printer, but you don’t know where to start. I don’t blame you, there are a lot of 3D printers out there from a lot of manufacturers with names that you’ve never heard of, it is enough to confuse and scare off anyone. So we’ve put together a...
LulzBot Tutorial Shows Techniques for Polishing Parts Made Using Metallic Filaments

LulzBot Tutorial Shows Techniques for Polishing Parts Made Using Metallic Filaments

In general most plastic parts printed on a FDM 3D printer will require some sort of post processing due to the natural striation of building up a part layer by layer, or to eliminate threads and material remnants. With most materials a quick clean with a firm bristled-brush will do a pretty good job of […]

In general most plastic parts printed on a FDM 3D printer will require some sort of post processing due to the natural striation of building up a part layer by layer, or to eliminate threads and material remnants. With most materials a quick clean with a firm...
Aleph Objects Triples Revenue in 2015, Offers New Products at CES 2016

Aleph Objects Triples Revenue in 2015, Offers New Products at CES 2016

Colorado-based open source 3D printer and hardware manufacturer Aleph Objects, Inc. saw record profits in 2015 as sales tripled. The record-breaking year of sales, driven primarily by their popular LulzBot TAZ 5 and LulzBot Mini 3D printers, pulled in nearly $15 million in year-over-year revenue. The company also grew to over 100 employees, and they are […]

Colorado-based open source 3D printer and hardware manufacturer Aleph Objects, Inc. saw record profits in 2015 as sales tripled. The record-breaking year of sales, driven primarily by their popular LulzBot TAZ 5 and LulzBot Mini 3D printers, pulled in nearly $15...
3D Printing Used in Creating This Amazing Star Wars Star Destroyer PC Case, Will Be at CES 2016

3D Printing Used in Creating This Amazing Star Wars Star Destroyer PC Case, Will Be at CES 2016

Just when I thought that I’ve seen the coolest Star Wars project that the PC Case modding or 3D printing communities can offer up, someone turns around and shows up to out do them. Case – no pun intended – in point, is this amazing custom PC mod that is an epic recreation of the […]

Just when I thought that I’ve seen the coolest Star Wars project that the PC Case modding or 3D printing communities can offer up, someone turns around and shows up to out do them. Case – no pun intended – in point, is this amazing custom PC mod that is an...
Come Admire Bindi Smalls' 3D Printed Nova Terra Cosplay Armor

Come Admire Bindi Smalls' 3D Printed Nova Terra Cosplay Armor

What modern woman can’t use a coat of incredibly strong and resistant armor as she navigates her way though the daily battles of life, while still seeking to look stylish all the while? Trust me, I have my days when some armor seems adequate to the task of my own survival. Thankfully, there are 3D […]

What modern woman can’t use a coat of incredibly strong and resistant armor as she navigates her way though the daily battles of life, while still seeking to look stylish all the while? Trust me, I have my days when some armor seems adequate to the task of my...
Aleph Objects Partners with colorFabb: LulzBot Users Look Forward to Four New Filaments

Aleph Objects Partners with colorFabb: LulzBot Users Look Forward to Four New Filaments

Loveland, Colorado’s Aleph Objects, Inc. is undeniably a leader within the 3D printing industry, but they have retained their ideals, integrity, and dedication to users. I’m a big fan. And not just because I live in the same state, where they certainly make Coloradoans proud. As a company built around and committed to freedom for the […]

Loveland, Colorado’s Aleph Objects, Inc. is undeniably a leader within the 3D printing industry, but they have retained their ideals, integrity, and dedication to users. I’m a big fan. And not just because I live in the same state, where they certainly make...
Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2015: Deals Abound for 3D Printing Enthusiasts!

Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2015: Deals Abound for 3D Printing Enthusiasts!

Black Friday is a phenomenon of its own, often nearly trumping the excitement of formal holidays and family gatherings as retail madness overtakes our Thanksgiving landscape. Meant as a profitable day for businesses, taking them out of the red and far into the black at year’s end, this is often a shopping event for pros–and they […]

Black Friday is a phenomenon of its own, often nearly trumping the excitement of formal holidays and family gatherings as retail madness overtakes our Thanksgiving landscape. Meant as a profitable day for businesses, taking them out of the red and far into the black...
OpenBCI Partners with LulzBot, Continues Spectacular Success with Kickstarter Classroom Kit

OpenBCI Partners with LulzBot, Continues Spectacular Success with Kickstarter Classroom Kit

LulzBot is a name that comes up often these days, synonymous with 3D printing and innovating at the desktop. The lineup of 3D printers, manufactured by Aleph Objects, Inc., is extremely popular with teachers and students, and we’ve followed stories as learning institutions have integrated the hardware with great results into classrooms, as well as hitting the […]

LulzBot is a name that comes up often these days, synonymous with 3D printing and innovating at the desktop. The lineup of 3D printers, manufactured by Aleph Objects, Inc., is extremely popular with teachers and students, and we’ve followed stories as learning...
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 Releases LulzBot v2 Hexagon Hot Ends for RepRap and DIY 3D Printers

Aleph Objects Releases LulzBot v2 Hexagon Hot Ends for RepRap and DIY 3D Printers

While the general public is learning about 3D printing faster than ever, and there are dozens of companies stepping up to sell them printers, it’s important that we remember why there is a 3D printing industry. It isn’t because the technology was invented over thirty years ago; back then they locked it away and kept […]

While the general public is learning about 3D printing faster than ever, and there are dozens of companies stepping up to sell them printers, it’s important that we remember why there is a 3D printing industry. It isn’t because the technology was invented over thirty...
Aleph Objects Releases an Updated Cura LulzBot Edition at Maker Faire New York

Aleph Objects Releases an Updated Cura LulzBot Edition at Maker Faire New York

As you would expect from a company that prides itself on selling 3D printers based on open source technology, Aleph Objects feels the same way about the software that they use to run them. They recommend that owners of their LulzBot 3D printers operate them and convert their 3D models into GCODE using their customized […]

As you would expect from a company that prides itself on selling 3D printers based on open source technology, Aleph Objects feels the same way about the software that they use to run them. They recommend that owners of their LulzBot 3D printers operate them and...
LulzBot's 3D Printer 'How It's Made' Episode to Air Tomorrow As Company Prints 500,000th Part

LulzBot's 3D Printer 'How It's Made' Episode to Air Tomorrow As Company Prints 500,000th Part

If you read many of our articles, then you likely have realized that we sort of have a bit of an obsession with Loveland, Colorado-based Aleph Objects, and their 3D printer brand LulzBot. Personally I just love the fact that this company has grown so quickly when the majority of the components they use within […]

If you read many of our articles, then you likely have realized that we sort of have a bit of an obsession with Loveland, Colorado-based Aleph Objects, and their 3D printer brand LulzBot. Personally I just love the fact that this company has grown so quickly when the...
LulzBot's Amazingly Thick 3D Printed Lithophanes Stun Crowds at 3D Print Week NY

LulzBot's Amazingly Thick 3D Printed Lithophanes Stun Crowds at 3D Print Week NY

Over the past year or so, we have really begun to see artists take 3D printing and use it to turn 2-dimensional photographs and paintings into beautiful 3D printed lithophanes. Back in January, we reported on an online tool called the Image to Lithophane Generator. It allows virtually anyone to turn a photograph into a 3D […]

Over the past year or so, we have really begun to see artists take 3D printing and use it to turn 2-dimensional photographs and paintings into beautiful 3D printed lithophanes. Back in January, we reported on an online tool called the Image to Lithophane Generator. It...
LulzBot TAZ 5 3D Printer Unveiled Along with Lots of Other News from Aleph Objects

LulzBot TAZ 5 3D Printer Unveiled Along with Lots of Other News from Aleph Objects

Probably one of the fastest growing consumer-based 3D printer manufacturers we have seen is Aleph Objects with their LulzBot brand of machines. Rapid growth usually is an indication that a company is firing on all cylinders, and that is certainly the case with LulzBot. I’ve had the opportunity to test out and thoroughly watch several […]

Probably one of the fastest growing consumer-based 3D printer manufacturers we have seen is Aleph Objects with their LulzBot brand of machines. Rapid growth usually is an indication that a company is firing on all cylinders, and that is certainly the case with...