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Totally Tubular: YouTuber Develops Rotational 3D Printer

YouTuber & Software Engineer Humphrey Wittingtonsworth IV recently dazzled his audience twith an amazing creation: a rotational 3D printer. This printer, a modified Creality CR-10, is capable of printing tubular…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 8, 2021: Sintavia, 6K, Nexa3D, Marotta Controls, CRP Technology, HILOS, Angled, ETH Zurich, Jalopnik

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting off with some business and then moving on to materials and some cool 3D printed items, like shoes and assistive…

The Maker Movement Unmade? Part 2: The Roots of the Maker Movement

With the shaky ground that Maker Media (now Make: Community) stands on, this author was prematurely ready to signal the end of the maker movement. However, we have already received…

Organization Profile: Makerversity

Discussion on Education The typical methods of educating people are dead in my eyes. I have believed this for a while. I was never a fan of organized school. It…

Machines Room

In this article, I detail my brief visit to Machines Room and how it is closing down. This does not deter the essence of making though. There are interesting things occurring that will lead to future social change within London maker culture.

London Maker Culture

This article is focusing on London as a whole and how the environment shapes the maker culture of this city. I am also outlining the places I will be checking out in London as well.

South London Makerspace

This is a fun look at the South London Makerspace. It is a compact and fun community, but they utilize space and time effectively based on their surroundings.

Fab Academy

This is a fun take on traditional education vs a more practical approach. I review the benefits of being with the Fab Academy program.

Wikifactory Partners with Fablabs.io, Introduces New Workflow Features

All-in-one workspace Wikifactory, a social platform for collaborative product development, has been pretty busy this summer, first releasing its beta platform and then launching the Docubot Challenge. Now the startup, which was…

Make All the Things Part 2: Ring Creation and Casting a Wax Ring, Part 1

This is an indepth how-to on making on casting a ring. This involved the usage of 3D Printers, but also various outside methods are important to this process. It is very fun to learn all of these new techniques.

Industry Experts – Tom Yang of Febtop

This is an interview with Tom Yang, the CEO of Febtop. He and his team have created a novel device that has great implications for makers.

South African Designer Completes 365 Days of 3D Printing for 2017

While New Year’s resolutions abound each year, success stories do not. So, when Tom Van Den Bon announced his very unique intention for 2017 to 3D print something every day,…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Naomi Wu / SexyCyborg, Maker

When it comes to the global maker community and the spread of desktop 3D printing among individuals and smaller-scale operations, tech enthusiasts come in all shapes and sizes. One highly…

MakerBot Hosts STEAM Makeathon in Washington, D.C. to Celebrate the 2016 National Week of Making

It’s been two years since President Obama hosted the first ever White House Maker Faire and launched his Nation of Makers initiative back in 2014. Noting the fact that more…

This 3D Printed Power Hacksaw Hack Can Even Cut Through Steel

I’ll never get tired of the innovative and fun ways that makers and tinkerers find to put a good 3D printer to use. We’ve seen how 3D printing has altered…

iMakr is Building a 3D Printing Wizard Army and Is Looking for 50 Designers in the UK to Join It

When iMakr announced the hiring of their new CEO, Eric Savant, the company expressed a lot of excitement about the directions their dynamic new leader would take them in. Savant hasn’t wasted…

Printrbot Founder Brook Drumm on Superpowers and (Un)making

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…

‘Maker’ Dad 3D Prints His Own Miniature Table Saw & It Works Amazingly Well

Perhaps it’s a gene, or perhaps it’s a learned hobby, but one thing is for sure: if you were to ask many of the ‘makers’ out there when they first fell in…

Share Your Emotional State With That Special Someone Using The 3D Printed FEELix

How many social media profiles do you have? If you are like most people you use at least two or three, and many people have more like five or six…

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…

Proto-Pasta Plans to Release a New Exotic 3D Printer Filament: Design their limited edition spool!

A hip group of Vancouver, Washington makers and tinkerers, Proto-pasta, has launched a contest for budding or professional designers. The contest precedes Proto-pasta’s release of a new 3D printer filament,…