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Niche Made: Modding NERF Guns With 3D Printing

We didn’t have a lot of NERF guns in the house growing up, but I do remember one specific NERF incident when I was older. I was home from college…

Build Your Own 3D Printed Open Source Motorized Microscope

I always enjoy a good 3D printed DIY project, whether it’s truly helpful or just for fun. These projects are even cooler when you add Legos into the mix, like…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 23, 2020

We’re talking about 3D printing in education, partnerships, and RC planes in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. First, Y Soft has announced premium lesson plans and an EDU bundle, while…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 31, 2020

We’re taking care of business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. PostProcess Technologies has announced two new partnerships, and ProtoCAM just launched its Instant Quoting platform. Moving on to…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 7, 2019

We’re taking care of business first today in 3D Printing News Briefs – VELO3D has announced its largest 3D printer order yet, and 3D Systems is partnering with Thor3D for…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 8, 2019

In this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about partnerships, new software and buildings, and a neat 3D printed miniature. Together, Evolve Additive Solutions and Evonik are developing materials…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 30, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, euspen plans to hold a Special Interest Group meeting in September centered around additive manufacturing, and an adjunct professor completed a comparison between a…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 26, 2019

This year’s RAPID + TCT ended late last week at the Cobo Center in Detroit, so we’re again starting off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with more news from the…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 24, 2019

We’re starting out with some business news today, and then moving on to education, before highlighting a heartwarming story with a 3D printing element. First, CRP Technology is adding a…

3D Hubs Fumbles with Automated Selection

3D Hubs in in a bit of a pickle. Their crowdsourced model enables consumers to choose from a big list of suppliers, but all that choice leads to friction. As…

Burning Down The House: Is Desktop 3D Printing Safe?

Over the years I’ve written a lot about the safety of desktop 3D printing. When Underwriters Laboratory announced plans to enter the market, I covered it. When Dremel launched the…

Clever Quips Liven Up 3D Printed Bricks as OSU Student Replaces Missing Brickwork on Campus

A student at The Ohio State University is taking campus maintenance into his own hands by creating 3D printed bricks to fill in the spaces left by missing masonry. It’s…

Out of the Abyss: Miguel Zavala Unveils New Dungeons & Dragons 3D Printable Model Collection

Miguel Zavala, a US Army vet, 3D designer, and Dungeons & Dragons player, was the focus of 3DPrint.com’s most heavily trafficked and shared article of 2016…or rather, the impressively detailed…

MemeMesh Lets You Create and Convert Your Memes into 3D Printable STL Files

We do love our Internet memes. From Grumpy Cat to Judgmental Kermit the Frog to the vast number of political memes, this social phenomenon has spawned a vast number of…

Redditor Plans to 3D Print and Hide 200 Toys Around San Francisco in Giant Scavenger Hunt

Most of the time when I hear someone talking about Reddit, they’re sharing an image or a funny thread they saw on the site. But Reddit can also do a…

Difference in Active and Passive Cooling When 3D Printing Plastic Objects

Both active and passive cooling methods are widely utilized for 3D printing plastic-based products. However, comparisons between the two suggest that active cooling will most likely lead to more accurate…

3D Printing Deals for Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2016 — Save on 3D Printers & More!

Each year as we enter the holiday season, 3DPrint.com takes a look at a few of the amazing deals targeted at our community as Black Friday and Cyber Monday fall…

Searching for Blame in Deadly 3D Printer Accident

Whenever there is an untimely death, the first thing we do is look around in an effort to understand how such a thing could have happened. When 17-year-old Tom Taylor…

Reddit User 3D Prints Wrist Brace After Breaking Hand in Cycling Accident

When my oldest son was five or six, he fell down and injured his knee while running poolside in Florida. Although it seemed overkill, I followed obediently as the doctor…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Pokemon Go Things

Unless you’ve been living in a shack in the middle of nowhere on a mountain under a rock for the last week then you’ve probably heard about Pokémon Go. If…

From Totoros to Puddycats, June Brides (and Bridezillas) Should Look Into 3D Printing

It’s always occurred to me that getting married should be about the union of two people and not a catastrophic financial nightmare, from the price of a ring which should…

Ultimaker’s Cura 2.1 Open Beta Gets an Update — But Make Sure You Backup Printing Profiles Before You Install

Last month Dutch 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker released the long awaited 2.1 version of their popular Cura 3D printing software as an open beta. The software update included a ton…

Medical Professionals Can 3D Print Their Own Vein Finders, Affordable Device for Developing Nations

There are certainly much more complex and terrifying medical procedures beyond giving blood or receiving an injection—or even just getting an IV—but if you or someone you know is afraid…

Next Phase of Development Begins for The Hovalin, An Open Source 3D Printed Violin

The Hovalin, developed by Matt and Kaitlyn Hova, is a open source 3D printed violin that has received much attention since the first version was released. Now the next phase of development…