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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…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 4, 2020

It’s the first 3D Printing News Briefs of the month! To start with, SelfCAD released a new update, and ACEO is hosting a webinar series about 3D printing with silicones,…

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…for 3D Printing

Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year’s Eve, St. Nicholas’ Day, the Winter Solstice, Festivus…December is filled with holidays for us all to celebrate. And what better way to do so than…

MyMiniFactory Releases Customizer Beta Tool for Personalizing 3D Printable Models

3D model sharing community platform MyMiniFactory, headquartered in London, is working to create the top decentralized community for guaranteed 3D printable content. To that end, the platform has just announced the…

Make the Perfect 3D Printed Accessory for Your New Year’s Eve Party

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again now – I’m a sucker for a good New Year’s Eve party. I’ve been to fancy themed parties, parties where everyone…

Making the Holiday Season Merry and Bright with 3D Printing

While the official first day of winter isn’t actually until next Friday, December 21st, it’s certainly felt like winter here in southwest Ohio recently. For me, this means drinking hot…

How Cost Effective are 3D Printed Adaptive Aids for Arthritis Patients?

Millions of people are affected by arthritis, a chronic condition consisting of physical disability and joint pain that can negatively affect the patient’s life. But not only is the condition…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 18, 2018

We’re starting with a bit of business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then a story about metal 3D printing, and then moving along with examples of some of…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 20, 2018

We’re starting out with some construction news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then following that with a little business, a little metal, and a little 3D design. Russian firm AMT-SPETSAVIA…

MyMiniFactory Teams Up with Rovio to Offer 3D Printed Official Angry Birds Figurines

In 2009, the Finnish company Rovio released an app called Angry Birds in which a serious of perturbed birds defend their eggs from a series of inexplicably aggressive porcine attackers…

Ten 3D Printable Calibration & Test Print Things

When I got my first 3D printer it came preloaded with a small 1″ x 1″ square 3D model that was intended to calibrate and test the printer. Over the…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 16, 2018

Tomorrow is Saint Patrick’s Day, so to kick things off on today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about beer, though it’s not green – Ripples is using 3D printing…

3D Printing of Fitness Gear, Apparel and R&D Tax Credits

According to the Financial Times, Americans spent $19 billion on gym memberships and $33 bilion on sports equipment in 2016. Regular exercise reduces stress, decreases the risk for cardiovascular disease…

Ten 3D Printable Things: Valentine’s Day 2018

This week we’re bringing you 10 great 3D printing projects and gifts for Valentine’s Day, whether you need a last minute gift or something handmade to show your partner how…

Ten 3D Printable Things: Chocolate, Ice Cube and Jello Molds

This week I found ten fantastic 3D printable molds that can be used to make all sort of fun treats, including chocolates, ice cubes and Jello bites. A few of…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 26, 2018

We’ll get the business out of the way first in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move on to some award news and a new 3D design challenge….

Ten 3D Printable Things: Rick and Morty

Welcome to Ten 3D Printable Things, where we showcase 10 fantastic and FREE 3D printable projects, designs and models from all over the web. Adult Swim’s animated science fiction series…

10 Things to 3D Print for the Holidays

Merry Christmas Eve! It’s the most holiday-filled time of the year – the whole month has been filled with celebrations of one kind or another, and celebrations mean decorations. Decorations,…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 12, 2017

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs features some of the latest happenings in medical, business, and education 3D printing news. Nanoscribe is celebrating its 10 year anniversary, while an industry expert…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 1, 2017

Happy December! Rather than worrying about how much you have left to do in the few short weeks before the holidays, why not use that time in a more productive…

SelfCAD Brings 3D Modeling, Slicing and Other Functions Together in One Easy Program

A lot of software is involved in 3D printing. Modeling software and slicing software are only two of the types of programs regularly used in the 3D design and 3D…