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Brains & Beauty: A 3D Printed Battery Pack for LED Hikaru Skirt

“Any girl can and should make, code, and hack.” – SexyCyborg While lighting and fashion have gone hand in hand forever, it seems, it’s usually in the case of strobe…

Maker Creates a Multi-faceted Paper Lamp Using a 3D Printed Frame

One of the core promises of 3D printing has always been the idea that you can have virtually unchecked control over your environment, workspace, and home. The ability to customize…

Maker Replaces His Broken Car Radio with 3D Printed Amp/Clock Setup

If your car stereo breaks and you’re pretty broke — and you’re not a mechanical engineering student — you’re probably out of luck, or facing a trip to BestBuy. But if…

Reddit User Creates Incredible Artwork by Photographing the Insides of 3D Printed Vases

It’s really incredible what 3D printing is doing to open up artists’ imaginations. We’ve seen so many incredible uses of 3D printing in the field of art that it’s nearly…

Virginia Tech Professors Provide Incredible Insight into the Future of 3D Printable Materials via Reddit AMA

There is little doubt that the single most important area within the 3D printing space is that of materials. Material science could potentially lead the way to thousands of new…

Recycled Hard Drive Plus 3D Printing Equals Brilliantly Customized, Illuminated Computer Desk

With the onset of the New Year, getting organized is a goal for many. Listicle after listicle online gives us the top ten tips on how to make our lives…

Flowchart: Which 3D printer is right for you?

With sophisticated computer algorithms, and the internet at almost anyone’s fingertips, flowcharts are seldom used now-a-days. For those unfamiliar with what a flowchart is, or what one would be used…

The Magic of Harry Potter and 3D Printing Come Together in a Personalized LED Sign

Reddit member bokativeRob came up with a Christmas gift that demonstrated both a thoughtful spirit and some impressive budding 3D printing skills, for a professed novice. Because his girlfriend’s son is…

Has the “Impossible Triangle” Been Made Possible with 3D Printing?

Have you ever stared at an M.C. Escher picture until you grew dizzy or simply marveled at the way Escher configured angles and drew objects to trick the eye? Well,…

Hang a 3D Printed Kalashnikov AK-47 on Your Wall Courtesy of Reddit Maker EasilyUsed

Mikhail Kalashnikov was a “self-taught tinkerer” who used his mechanical skills and a study of weaponry to design and build the gun that changed the way wars are fought.  His…

Photograph LulzBot’s Rocktopus Mascot and Win The New LulzBot ‘Mini’ 3D Printer

What if someone told you that you could win your own new open source desktop 3D printer simply by photographing an octopus?  That sounds odd, but also maybe too good…

WarFairy Charon AR-15 Lower: 3D printed gun presents design issues during shooting

Shots have been fired! And with great interest, hobbyists who are not only 3D printing enthusiasts but 3D printing gun enthusiasts, are taking note of the latest news on the…