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3D Printed Bagatelle Defies Its Name

The “bagatelle” means something of little importance, a mere trifle. This is the unassuming name of the game that British designer Tony Jones decided to recreate using 3D printing.  While…

Husband and Wife Team Up to Create Hovalin, the Open Source 3D Printed Violin

One of the many advantages of inventing something is that you get to name it. Even better if your name and the thing you have created have some sort of…

An Open Source 3D Printed Sundial That Reads Digital Time

Do you remember the first time you grasped the concept of a sundial, the idea that we can tell general time from observing the shadow cast by the sun via…

Can You 3D Print a Laser? In Fact, You Can! Sort of.

It is getting to the point where I’m pretty comfortable in saying that there really isn’t much that 3D printing can’t be used for these days. In the past few…

Sometimes You 3D Print a Nut, Sometimes You Don’t… Now You Can 3D Print Any Nut or Washer You Choose

We’ve all seen the 3D printed nut and bolt file that 3D printer manufacturers like to show off as an example of their printers’ resolution capabilities. It is a sufficiently…

What’s Your Wedding Ring Really Worth? BTCRing Can Tell You With Bitcoin

So what value does a wedding ring actually have? Is it about the sentiment attached to it? The design elements? The dollar value of the precious stones? While the history…

This 3D Printed Pachinko Dice Tower Makes Rolling the Dice Fun and Random

I remember watching the game show “The Price is Right” when I was younger, and my favorite part of the show was when contestants would have the opportunity to drop…

Norwegian Maker Learns 3D Modeling and Printing by Conducting a “Reverse 3D Printing Experiment”

When Carsten Arnholm decided to buy a 3D printer, he realized he was going to have to do some serious backtracking before he could use his new machine. So he…

Michigan Man 3D Prints a 4-Foot-Tall Dome Clock and It’s Incredible

As the clock is about to take another evolutionary step towards the future come next month when the Apple Watch is officially released, one man by the name of Jason…

This 3D Printed 6-Barrel Rubber Band Gatling Gun Can Shoot up to 48 Rounds Per Load

Boy do I wish 3D printing was around when I was a little boy. The possibilities that this technology provides are endless, and when it comes to toys, that might…

The Music of Mathematics – Behold the 3D Printed Microtonal Clarinet

Microtonal music is thought of as a system which contains intervals narrower than conventional contemporary Western semitones. It generally refers to music containing tiny intervals, but the term is also used…

3D Printed Water Quality Testing Device Offers Affordability and Portability to Test Potability

The issue of a plentiful water supply is as old as the origins of man. Water represents the cycle of life, and we are in a perpetual ongoing exercise worldwide…