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Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Nerdy Christmas Things

It seems like I just got done wishing you a very nerdy Christmas, but it’s been a whole year already! But while the season may change, the one thing that…

Weekly Roundup: Ten Awesome 3D Printable Birdhouses

A few weeks ago I reorganized my office and ended up with a nice, unobstructed view out of my window and into the backyard. I noticed that we tended to…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – Raspberry Pi Cases & Projects

It used to be extremely difficult to build your own electronics projects. Most components would need to be heavily modified, the software would need to be programmed from scratch and…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – Spaceships

This week I’m on vacation, but I didn’t want to leave you all hanging for 3D printing projects so I threw together a quick list for you. This week I…

From Baseball Hall of Famers to That Triple Crown: Moddler’s 3D Printing Talents are in High Demand Today

You can almost hear the sharp crack of the bat, smell hot dogs and popcorn—and taste a sip of delicious but slightly warming beer. The excitement on the baseball field…

MakerBot Hosts STEAM Makeathon in Washington, D.C. to Celebrate the 2016 National Week of Making

It’s been two years since President Obama hosted the first ever White House Maker Faire and launched his Nation of Makers initiative back in 2014. Noting the fact that more…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Tiny & Miniature Things

I may be opening myself up to a lot of jokes here, but I’m just going to say it, I think small and tiny things are adorable. Whether it’s a…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things — Smartphone Stands and Smartphone Accessories

Finding the right smartphone stand is a lot like finding the right pair of shoes. Yes, it is easy to find one that looks great or matches everything else that…

Lucasfilms Launches Highly Detailed Authentic Line of 3D Printed Star Wars Prop Replicas

“I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of nerdwallets suddenly cried out in terror, and were suddenly emptied. I fear something expensive has happened.” Yes, the…

3DplusMe Launches 24 Kiosks in LA Target Stores Today: Order Your Own 3D Printed Super-Self!

Mild(ish)-mannered editor-in-chief by day; superheroine by night! That’s me. Well, sometimes, anyway. While I do have a bachelor’s degree in theatre, and did spend a decade of my life fighting…

Video Copilot Releases Free Pack of Star Wars 3D Models for ‘May the 4th’ Celebration

Although May the Fourth has already zipped past us like a Millennium Falcon in hyperdrive, that doesn’t mean the force of the unofficial holiday for the classic sci-fi film franchise Star…

May the 4th be with You as 3DKitbash Returns With Skull Wars!

I’ve come across a few skulls in my lifetime. Before you get really creeped out and/or call the police, let me clarify – I used to have a dog whose…

Should You 3D Print Life-Sized Landmarks and Space Ships or These More Manageable Versions Instead?

While the cost of 3D printing technology and 3D printing materials has been steadily dropping for years, there is still a lot of sticker shock when someone new to the…

Weekly Roundup: Ten More 3D Printable Star Wars Things

Star Wars has long been a favorite subject for 3D model designers, and it is really easy to see why. The films and all of the associated books and comics…

Is Disney Getting into the 3D Printing Business? They Just Filed for Three New Related Patents

When you hear Disney you usually think theme parks, big budget movies, animated fairy tales and merchandise licensing deals that just won’t quit. But Disney didn’t become one of the…

Gambody Produces Incredibly Detailed 3D Printed Scale Model of the Millennium Falcon

Any insomniac can tell you about the deep questions that plague them at 3AM when they’re desperately trying to get some much-needed sleep. What happens after death? Who decided that…

Design a Star Wars Themed e-NABLE Prosthetic Arm and Win an Ultimaker 2+

Over the years e-NABLE has created thousands of 3D printed prosthetic arms for children and adults all over the world. While many of the lucky recipients of e-NABLE devices have…

Incredibly Detailed 3D Printed AT-AT Strikes MyMiniFactory!

It’s February. There’s snow on the ground. And if you haven’t been living in a cave, totally cutoff from all human contact like a wampa, you probably know what the number…

Using 3D Printing & 3D Scanning to Recreate the Star Wars Holochess Scene for The Force Awakens

After a month of theatrical release Star Wars: The Force Awakens is crawling its way to racking up over two billion dollars at the box office worldwide, making it the second…

This Amazing 3D Printed Star Wars: The Force Awakens Stormtrooper Was the Hit of CES 2016

While it was never in doubt that the latest Star Wars movie would be a massive global success, while last week’s 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was going…

Sustainable Star Wars: BioInspiration Experiments with Their Compostable WillowFlex Filament

I’m not sure how Darth Vader feels about environmental issues. My guess is that he doesn’t give a bantha’s behind about the ecological impact of his actions, considering his penchant…

3D Printing Used in Creating This Amazing Star Wars Star Destroyer PC Case, Will Be at CES 2016

Just when I thought that I’ve seen the coolest Star Wars project that the PC Case modding or 3D printing communities can offer up, someone turns around and shows up…

Editor’s Choice: 15 of the Coolest 3D Printing Stories of 2015

2015 has been quite a year. Personally, I’ve loved it; I got married, bought a house, hit a milestone birthday, and became editor-in-chief of this great site. I’m almost sad…

This Massive 3D Printed Star Wars Star Destroyer is Two Feet Long

Ever since the first Star Wars film debuted back in the summer of 1977 the massive Star Destroyer space ships used by the evil Empire have stood as an imposing picture…