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Inside the $5M Shapeways Deal that Never Happened

As Shapeways (Nasdaq: SHPW) headed toward bankruptcy, there were red flags for observers. In addition to the dropping stock price, the company’s regular financial reports showed numerous signs of a…

Patriotic 3D Printing for Independence Day

This coming Thursday is the 4th of July, or Independence Day here in the U.S. Across the country, there will be cookouts, parades, fireworks, and a lot of people drinking…

3D Printing Success in 3D Printed Minis

An unsung 3D printing success is in 3D printing minis, or miniatures. For over a decade and a half, tabletop gamers, players, and creators have been making 3D printed minis….

Ringing in 2024 the 3D Printed Way

This week, we’ve been sharing lots of 3D printing industry predictions for the new year, as well as the top 10 most impactful 3D printing stories of 2023. But, before…

Walking in a 3D Printed Wonderland at Christmas

It’s almost Christmas, and in the words of Holly Gennaro-McClane from one of my favorite Christmas movies, Die Hard, (yes, it’s a Christmas movie and I will die on this…

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3D Printing for Halloween: Whatever Happened to My Transylvanian Twist?

Happy Halloween! This is my absolute favorite holiday—as a longtime theatre volunteer, it should come as no surprise that I enjoy dressing up to become a different person. Plus, when…

Free Patriotic 3D Prints to Celebrate the Fourth of July

In just a few days, people across the United States will be celebrating Independence Day, perhaps better known as the Fourth of July. In addition to fireworks, parades, backyard barbecues,…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 25, 2023: Software Launch, Dental Ceramics, & More

We’re starting off with software in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Desktop Metal launched its Live Suite for generative AI solutions for additive manufacturing 2.0. Then it’s on to…

Happy New Year and Happy 3D Printing!

Happy holidays! First we helped you use 3D printing to have a Merry Christmas, and now we’re back to help you ring in the New Year the 3D printed way….

I’m Dreaming of a 3D Printed Christmas

The weather outside may be frightful, but your 3D printer is indoors, so take off your scarf and gloves, come inside where it’s warm, and make some fun 3D prints…

Pass the Turkey, Please: I’m Thankful for These Turkey Day 3D Printables

It’s that magical time of year in the U.S. when the leaves have fallen, the temperature is dropping—maybe it’s already snowed—and the stores are filled with Christmas decorations and wrapping…

This Is Halloween: Spooky 3D Printed Ghosts & Ghouls & Pumpkins

There’s nothing scarier than not having decorations for your Halloween party. So we’ve compiled a short list of some of our favorite spooky 3D printed models from Thingiverse, MyMiniFactory, Pinshape,…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 29, 2022: Crowdfunding a 3D Printed House & More

We’re kicking things off with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as a Dallas construction startup is looking to raise $2 million to 3D print homes. LÖMI joined the…

3D Printing for the Holidays: Celebrating Easter, Passover, & Ramadan

It’s a busy holiday season around the world, as Easter is this Sunday, Passover begins tomorrow, April 15th, and Ramadan started on April 2nd. As always, if you want to…

3D Printable Goodies: Love Is In the Air on Valentine’s Day

Whether you prefer chocolates, jewelry, sex toys, or something else, 3D printing is always a good idea when it comes to Valentine’s Day. According to Good Housekeeping, Americans send out…

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Holiday Roundup: Ringing in the New Year with 3D Printing

Last weekend, we published a roundup of fun Christmas 3D prints, and now, the day after Christmas, we’re here to offer you another holiday 3D printing roundup. While I can’t…

Deck the Halls with 3D Printing!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and hopefully Santa Claus is bringing a 3D printer for under your tree this time. There are all kinds of fun holiday-themed…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 12, 2021: Metal 3D Printing & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Aurora Labs is testing out its metal 3D printing on Australian Navy frigates, while a Silicon Valley startup is creating custom 3D printed carbon…

The Fourth of July: Fireworks, Cookouts, and Patriotic 3D Printing

Earlier this week, my husband and I met up with some friends at a local brewpub and we had a great time playing three rounds of general trivia. Not only…

Does Somebunny Like 3D Printing Easter Eggs?

It’s that time again—time for us to to enhance your weekend by compiling a bunch of fun holiday prints for you to make and enjoy! I know 3D printing has…

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Using 3D Printing to Say “Good Riddance” to 2020 on New Year’s Eve

I’ve said it before and I’ll likely say it again: 2020 has been the WORST. Life as we know it has been completely upended since early in the year due…

3D Printed Sharpie Mount Adds a Pop of Color to White Filament

Looking to add multiple colors to your prints but you can only afford a less expensive desktop 3D printing system with a single extruder where your only option is to…

3D Printing for the Fourth of July

Today is the Fourth of July, or Independence Day, here in the U.S. This means most people in the United States will get the chance to enjoy a three-day weekend,…

Holiday Fun During COVID-19: 3D Printed Easter Eggs, Seder Plates, and Ramadan Lanterns

Because of the COVID-19 epidemic, this spring is going to be really difficult for a lot of people. On top of cancelled classes, closed restaurants, and people panic-buying at grocery…