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The Cirin — 3D Printed Rubber Band Powered Remote Control Car — Top Speed 30 MPH

Growing up, my favorite toy by far was a little red remote control car that my parents bought me for my 7th birthday. The miniature vehicle lasted about a year…

Glove One: The 3D Printed Smartphone Glove

Brian Cera is a maker who likes to give back to the open-source community of 3D designers and 3D printing enthusiasts, and that’s just what he is doing with a…

Artist Jade Crompton Fuses the Old School with the New with Her 3D Printed Slipcast Pieces

Slipcasting is used for the mass production of pottery and ceramics, and it works best when employed to create complex-shaped objects not suited to throwing on a wheel or by…

How NeoMetrix Technologies is Reverse Engineering the World Via 3D Scanning

It’s part amazing, part scary, the ability for everyday people like you and me to turn physical objects into 3D computer models. Anyone with a 3D scanner, 3D printer, and a little…

NJ Students Design 3D Printed Handle to Enable a Disabled Classmate to Open Her Locker

Sometimes physical activities which might seem like simple, everyday tasks are more difficult than they appear for some people. A senior at Newton High School in New Jersey, Justin Hermann,…

Yale Student Creates Incredible Beer Bottle Keyboard with Help from 3D Printing

As we have seen in the past, musicians have adopted 3D printing in numerous ways, printing instruments, records, and even using the sounds of a 3D printer as the beat…

Penbeddable: A Flat Pen That Snaps Into a Smartphone Case is Devised Through 3D Printing

When thinking back in time, and looking at the new inventions and innovations that have taken place over the past couple centuries, it’s easy to say, “Oh that was such…

Behold: The 1.3 Meter Tall, 3D Printed, World of Warcraft Frostmourne Sword

If you are at all interested in massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), then you have likely wasted hours on end tethered to your PC playing World of Warcraft. In…

3D Printed Panzer Tank Prints Without Supports & Features Fully Movable Parts

My favorite things to 3D print are objects that come off the printer with fully movable parts and don’t require a huge amount of assembly or any messy glue. As time goes…

Lock Sport Enthusiast Designs and 3D Prints Lock Picking Tools

Lock picking is certainly a handy skill when you or someone you know is standing — mouth agape with surprise and dismay — at the door, with no key, and…

Father and Son 3D Print a Full Size Surfboard

It’s hard to find anything these days that somebody hasn’t already created using a 3D printer or at least made a decent go at it. In July we covered an…

BMW R nine T Motorcycles are Ideal for Customization with 3D Printing

This is not the first time that BMW has been in the news for its solid relationship with additive manufacturing technology. Several months ago, they used the technology to build…

‘Titan: American Built’ – New Reality TV Series to Feature 3D Printing

A new reality TV series, to be released this fall, will document the life of entrepreneur Titan Gilroy whose dark past and bright future make him a particularly interesting type…

3D Printed Personalized Mold Contributes to Advances in Prostate Cancer Diagnoses

Advances in imaging techniques are changing the way in which prostate cancer can be detected and treated.  However, these techniques have yet to be perfected and there is room for…

GoEngineer to Hold 3D Printing Kids’ Camps This Summer

We have heard it said so many times. “3D printing is the future.” This means that it is our children who will be growing up in a world surrounded by…