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3D Printed Robotic Lawnmower is Like a Roomba for Your Lawn

If you’ve ever mowed a lawn, you’re probably familiar with the frustrations that come with lawnmowers. They won’t start, they keep stalling, they somehow get jammed, and when they finally…

Johns Hopkins Students Build a 3D printer of Their Very Own with Buildclass

These days most people can simply buy a pre-made 3D printer and only need to press a button to get it to work, but there are those in the maker…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week–January 30

This week’s news covers internationally diverse stories representing 3D printing business news, as the industry seeks newer ways to accommodate the public’s growing interest in all things 3D printing related. It’s about…

Latest Developments in Solar Powered 3D Printing Released by Michigan Tech

One of the things that has made 3D printing so helpful is its portability. The impact the technology has made in developing countries is largely due to the fact that…

New, Faster Fabcore Released as ‘The Future of 3D Printing,’ Open Source Files Now on Thingiverse

While it is now completely believable that you can find an extraordinarily inexpensive 3D printer these days, many users still have considerable trepidation, which can go either way depending on their…

Shots Fired: The 3D Printing Materials IP War Has Begun as Joshua Pearce Releases Algorithm for Obviousness

As 3D printing becomes more successful and dependable, the ability to fabricate just about anything at home without the need of mass production is virtually inevitable. This ability to circumvent…

MediSieve’s 3D Printed Blood Filter Could be the Cure for Malaria

There is probably no disease in the world more detrimental to a developing nation’s advancement than malaria. Throughout developing regions in Latin America, Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa the World Health…

Aleph Objects Releases LulzBot v2 Hexagon Hot Ends for RepRap and DIY 3D Printers

While the general public is learning about 3D printing faster than ever, and there are dozens of companies stepping up to sell them printers, it’s important that we remember why…

Everyone Get your Dragon On.. for #DragonOff… I mean… Let’s All 3D Print Dragons for Free Stuff

3D printing parts and supplies retailer E3D and Rich from RichRap are throwing a 3D printing contest for October and will be giving away some free stuff for the best…

Upgrade Your Inexpensive 3D Printer with this Instructables Hack

Instructables contributor “Deividmaxx”–real name, David–wanted a high-precision 3D printer but he didn’t want to pay an equally high price, so he decided to buy an inexpensive, build-it-yourself 3D printer kit…

Use 3D Printing to Build Your Own Set of Game Buzzers

Every family has one: that person who cheats at whatever game the family is trying to play together, be it UNO, Life, Monopoly or craps. Their attempt to win any…

3D Printers Online Store Launches the xi3 Prusa

3D Printers Online Store has recently launched the xi3 Prusa, and the printer has a long and varied history of development. Josef Prusa was never satisfied with the status quo….

This Week’s Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models: A 3D Printer Kit, Dart Rings, a Puzzle & More!

If your hobbies include 3D printing, playing darts, puzzles, or jewelry making then we have something for you in this week’s top 3D printable 3D Share models. The most viewed and…

Now on Kickstarter: The BOLT MINI, a Stylish, Open Source 3D Printer from India

Adarsh Simon is an aspiring product designer with a keen eye for detail, and he also enjoys hacking electronics. Now his interests have led him to research additive manufacturing techniques,…

ToyRep 3D Printer – Costs Under $85 to Build Using Super Cheap 28BYJ-48 Motors

When I first began covering the 3D printing space a couple years ago, the first thing I thought was, “Boy this technology will change the world”. That thought, however, was…

Build Your Own Cheap Ad(str)apto 3D Printer with Common Hand Tools

He calls it the “Ad(str)apto,” and it’s a 3D printer built entirely – excepting the hot end, electronics, and drawer glides – with homemade parts and hand tools. Heinrich Schlechter…

mapleMaker Mini V2 is Here – The Hackable, Affordable, Customizable, 3D Printed 3D Printer

When it comes to buying or building a desktop 3D printer, there are two types of individuals. There are those who seek out already built turn-key machines which are ready…

Looking for a New DIY 3D Printer to Build? Check Out the iTopie’s New Design

While more and more people explore and adopt 3D printers and 3D printing technology, they tend to buy popular, pre-manufactured machines like MakerBots and Printrbots. But the roots of the…

New SeraMaker 3D Printer Carries on the RepRap Tradition

The RepRap project began as a British initiative aimed at developing a 3D printer capable of printing most of its own components. RepRap – which is short for replicating rapid…

RepRap & eSUN to Release Open Source, Low Temperature 3D Printing Kit for Younger Students

Reading, writing, arithmetic, and RepRap 3D printing. These will be the new and revised fundamentals of learning for a number of lucky kids in Asia soon. While the world of manufacturing is…

Use Legos to Make Your Own 3D Printer Using Nema 17 Stepper Motors

3D printing and toys often immediately brings to mind the quintessential plastic product often replicated, and often enjoyed by children all over the world on a daily basis: the Lego….

3D Hubs Releases June 3D Printing Trends Report with a New Category & Kossel XL Shaking Up the Charts

It’s time for the monthly heads up from 3D Hubs, as they release 3D Printing Trends June 2015. Highlighting these trends is always something we look forward to as a…

Fisher Delta 3D Printer is Released for Just £199 by RepRapPro

Affordability is what will ultimately lead to mass adoption of 3D printers by small businesses, schools, and individual hobbyists. Over the past year, we have really begun to see prices…

High School Student Builds This Amazing Vulcanus V1 3D Printer

Johannes Rostek is a sixteen-year-old high school student in Germany who plans to continue his education and study electronics or technology, and he’s also a budding 3D printer design engineer….