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Pinshape Ambassador Brett Turnage Releases Two New 3D Printed RC Cars

One of our favorite design ambassadors to cover from 3D printing community and marketplace Pinshape is BTI3Dlabs founder Brett Turnage, who is also a huge racing fanatic. We have previously appreciated his…

Winners of Create to Educate Contest Teach Important Lessons Through 3D Printing

There’s nothing like a good 3D printing competition to really bring out the creativity that exists in such abundance in this field. There are plenty of 3D printing competitions going…

Pinshape and Partners Invite Educators to Create 3D Printing Lesson Plans for a Chance to Win an Ultimaker 3

As the school year gets underway once again, many 3D printing companies are sharpening their focus on education – and are launching contests focused on education, as well. Many 3D…

Pinshape Announces Winners of Latest 3D Design Contest – Design Your Future Avatar

In July, 3D printing community and marketplace Pinshape partnered with Mold3D Academy for a contest centered around virtual sculpting. In the Design Your Future Avatar Contest, sponsored by Formlabs, Oculus, ZBrush,…

The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printing Doughnuts

Doughnuts are the popular dessert snack that people cannot resist. In fact, Americans consume 2 billion dollars worth of doughnuts per year at the retail level. 3D printing will soon…

Pinshape Partners with Mold3D Academy, Turns to Virtual Sculpting for Avatar 3D Design Contest

It’s high time for another unique 3D design contest from 3D printing community and marketplace Pinshape, which has just announced the winners in its Mechanical Design Challenge. This time around,…

Pinshape Releases Its 2017 3D Printer Guide, With Top Options in the Professional, Prosumer, and Hobbyist Categories

So – you’ve decided to take the leap and purchase a 3D printer. But which one is right for you? Thankfully, there are all sorts of 3D Printer Buying Guides…

3D Scanner Buying Guide 2017

3D scanning is no simple trick. I know it; I designed a full-body 3D scanning system for iMakr’s New York store in 2014, and though it wasn’t my first foray…

British Designer Loubie Adds 3D Printed Sorceress to Her Portfolio

The 3D Models of Loubie vary to offer everything from grinning pumpkins to knighted pigs to singing serpents, frog dolls and far more. The British 3D artist (also known as…

Two 3D Printing and RC Enthusiasts Release Exclusive Model Designs on Pinshape

From design contests to helpful guides, there’s always something new and interesting to be found on 3D printable model marketplace Pinshape, which was acquired by Formlabs about a year ago….

3D Printing to Learn: Winners Announced for Envision the Future Design Challenge

After the stunning success of the Within Reach 3D Design Challenge brought about impressive winning designs in 2016, e-NABLE, MatterHackers, and Pinshape wanted to keep going, and see what would happen with…

Win a Form 2 3D Printer in Pinshape’s First Mechanical 3D Design Challenge

It’s been a few months since the last Pinshape design contest we talked about, but the wait is over! The popular online marketplace for 3D printable models is announcing a new contest,…

3D Printing at Easter: Here Comes Peter Cottontail, Hopping Down the… 3D Printed Trail

The other day, we heard about Belgium-based La Miam Factory, and its 3D printed chocolate Easter confections, and beer bottles, and Easter has been on my brain ever since. There are…

Ilios 3D: Back from the Edge with Photon 2 3D Printer Testing and New Firmware Resume Function

On the brink of closing its doors forever just a few months ago, Cyprus-based 3D printing company Ilios 3D came back from the edge soon after with a renewed sense of…

Envision the Future: Design a 3D Printed Educational Model for the Visually Impaired

Last year, a large team effort was launched by the 3D printing community to help one woman. The Within Reach 3D Design Challenge, led by MatterHackers, e-NABLE, Pinshape and Ultimaker, challenged…

e-NABLE Works to Create New Fundraising Opportunities and Design Challenges for Growing Community of Global Volunteers

We always enjoy writing about the vast network of volunteers that make up the global e-NABLE community, who collaborate to make free 3D printed prosthetic hands available to the people…

3D Printed Ducati and Suzuki RC Motorcycles, with Realistic 3D Printed Rider, are Ready to Race!

One of my very dear friends is a complete motorcycle enthusiast; I think he has two in his garage at the moment. He lives in a state that doesn’t have…

Ring In the New Year and Say Good Riddance to 2016 with Fun, Imaginative 3D Printable Designs for 2017

I have always enjoyed New Year’s Eve. I usually end up at a friend’s house wearing glittery nail polish and fun pajamas, playing Cards Against Humanity or Rock Band or…

Dexterity Problems? Lace Your Shoes with 3D Printed Magnetic Closures Thanks to the Ruiz Brothers

Noe and Pedro Ruiz, or as they’re collectively known at Adafruit, the Ruiz Brothers, never disappoint when putting together their weird, wonderful, and innovative 3D printing and electronics projects. Starting…

Pinshape and Made In Space Announce Space Design Contest

My husband and I own the first seven seasons of The Big Bang Theory on DVD, and earlier this week we were watching the episodes where engineer Howard Wolowitz travels…

Warhammer 40K Fans! Check Out 3D Printed Weapons Celebrating Impending Release of Space Hulk – Deathwing 

3D printing has lent an altogether new element to gaming as figurines, replicas, and one prop after another can be fabricated and brought to life—and in the case of detailed…

Pinshape Releases “3D Printer Materials Guide” for Desktop 3D Printing

In the increasingly expansive 3D printing industry, new printers and materials seem to be flooding the market on a daily basis. While the creation of new and enhanced materials are…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Christmas Cookie Cutters

The day after Thanksgiving, while most people are sleeping off turkey comas or fighting unruly crowds for deals on televisions, is what I call Christmas cookie day. Every Cookie Friday,…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — November 5, 2016

In our latest edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week”, we’ve got everything from new breakthrough materials to innovative platform features. First, the French 3D printing service bureau Sculpteo is…