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3D Printing of Fitness Gear, Apparel and R&D Tax Credits

3D Printing of Fitness Gear, Apparel and R&D Tax Credits

According to the Financial Times, Americans spent $19 billion on gym memberships and $33 bilion on sports equipment in 2016. Regular exercise reduces stress, decreases the risk for cardiovascular disease and improves overall health. Gyms are a convenient way to stay fit and provide long-term health benefits. The advent of new technologies is changing the […]

According to the Financial Times, Americans spent $19 billion on gym memberships and $33 bilion on sports equipment in 2016. Regular exercise reduces stress, decreases the risk for cardiovascular disease and improves overall health. Gyms are a convenient way to stay...
Ten 3D Printable Things: #3DBenchy Benchmark Prints

Ten 3D Printable Things: #3DBenchy Benchmark Prints

This week in 10 3D Printable Things I decided to make a list of 3D models with a slightly more utilitarian purpose than what I usually find for you. The #3DBenchy is not only a cute little tug boat, but it’s also a torture test for your 3D printer. Printing a Benchy will test the […]

This week in 10 3D Printable Things I decided to make a list of 3D models with a slightly more utilitarian purpose than what I usually find for you. The #3DBenchy is not only a cute little tug boat, but it’s also a torture test for your 3D printer. Printing a Benchy...
Grafter Allows Users to Remix Entire Working Mechanisms into New Fully Functional 3D Printed Machines

Grafter Allows Users to Remix Entire Working Mechanisms into New Fully Functional 3D Printed Machines

A longstanding tradition among 3D printing enthusiasts is remixing each other’s models to make something new or better. Crowdsourcing isn’t an especially new way to develop an idea, but rarely is it quite as accepted and embraced as it is from the 3D model design community. Not only do most creators who upload 3D models […]

A longstanding tradition among 3D printing enthusiasts is remixing each other’s models to make something new or better. Crowdsourcing isn’t an especially new way to develop an idea, but rarely is it quite as accepted and embraced as it is from the 3D model...
Ten 3D Printable Things: Valentine's Day 2018

Ten 3D Printable Things: Valentine's Day 2018

This week we’re bringing you 10 great 3D printing projects and gifts for Valentine’s Day, whether you need a last minute gift or something handmade to show your partner how much you care. 3D printing is an opportunity to give the gift of your time and attention to your loved ones by spending time on […]

This week we’re bringing you 10 great 3D printing projects and gifts for Valentine’s Day, whether you need a last minute gift or something handmade to show your partner how much you care. 3D printing is an opportunity to give the gift of your time and...
Ten 3D Printable Things: Chocolate, Ice Cube and Jello Molds

Ten 3D Printable Things: Chocolate, Ice Cube and Jello Molds

This week I found ten fantastic 3D printable molds that can be used to make all sort of fun treats, including chocolates, ice cubes and Jello bites. A few of these models can be used as the mold themselves, but a few of them will require you to cast the molds in food-safe silicone, which […]

This week I found ten fantastic 3D printable molds that can be used to make all sort of fun treats, including chocolates, ice cubes and Jello bites. A few of these models can be used as the mold themselves, but a few of them will require you to cast the molds in...
Ten 3D Printable Things: Rick and Morty

Ten 3D Printable Things: Rick and Morty

Welcome to Ten 3D Printable Things, where we showcase 10 fantastic and FREE 3D printable projects, designs and models from all over the web. Adult Swim’s animated science fiction series Rick and Morty follows the absurd, hilarious and surreal adventures of super genius Rick and his sweet, innocent and hapless grandson, Morty. The mismatched pair […]

Welcome to Ten 3D Printable Things, where we showcase 10 fantastic and FREE 3D printable projects, designs and models from all over the web. Adult Swim’s animated science fiction series Rick and Morty follows the absurd, hilarious and surreal adventures of super...
Garageeks Creates 3D Printed Nuclear Button

Garageeks Creates 3D Printed Nuclear Button

The nuclear button is, once again, having its day in the limelight as news networks and social media react to the bizarre statements made by the Donald regarding the size and potency of his button. His mention of it as part of a tweeted threat against North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, in which he stated […]

The nuclear button is, once again, having its day in the limelight as news networks and social media react to the bizarre statements made by the Donald regarding the size and potency of his button. His mention of it as part of a tweeted threat against North...
Malicious Crypto-Mining Attempt on 3D Printing File Library Thingiverse Stopped In Its Tracks

Malicious Crypto-Mining Attempt on 3D Printing File Library Thingiverse Stopped In Its Tracks

Even though I know the profession itself is not the safest, whenever I hear someone mention mining, I can’t help but get an instant picture in my head of the seven dwarves from Snow White. However, there’s been an uptick over the last several years of a different kind of mining, which is dangerous in […]

Even though I know the profession itself is not the safest, whenever I hear someone mention mining, I can’t help but get an instant picture in my head of the seven dwarves from Snow White. However, there’s been an uptick over the last several years of a...
3D Printed Optical Illusion Skews Perception - Is It A Cube Or Not?

3D Printed Optical Illusion Skews Perception - Is It A Cube Or Not?

Surely you remember the infamous blue and black dress (or was it white and gold) that spawned a thousand online arguments and 3D printed miniature versions back in 2015. Thanks to poor lighting and a low-quality camera, the dress became a mind and eye trick that drove people crazy – just like optical illusions. Also […]

Surely you remember the infamous blue and black dress (or was it white and gold) that spawned a thousand online arguments and 3D printed miniature versions back in 2015. Thanks to poor lighting and a low-quality camera, the dress became a mind and eye trick that drove...
Ring in the New Year with Some Fun Things to 3D Print

Ring in the New Year with Some Fun Things to 3D Print

New Year’s Eve is one of those holidays that comes with a lot of pressure. You’re kind of made to feel like there’s something wrong with you if don’t have plans – big plans, full of glitz and glamour. Sometimes, though, you just want to stay in and watch a movie – or 3D print […]

New Year’s Eve is one of those holidays that comes with a lot of pressure. You’re kind of made to feel like there’s something wrong with you if don’t have plans – big plans, full of glitz and glamour. Sometimes, though, you just want to...
10 Things to 3D Print for the Holidays

10 Things to 3D Print for the Holidays

Merry Christmas Eve! It’s the most holiday-filled time of the year – the whole month has been filled with celebrations of one kind or another, and celebrations mean decorations. Decorations, for many of us, mean 3D printing. Anyone can buy some decor, but 3D printing it is a lot more satisfying – and it’s something […]

Merry Christmas Eve! It’s the most holiday-filled time of the year – the whole month has been filled with celebrations of one kind or another, and celebrations mean decorations. Decorations, for many of us, mean 3D printing. Anyone can buy some decor, but...
3D Printing of Matzoh and R&D Tax Credits

3D Printing of Matzoh and R&D Tax Credits

Matzoh is a symbol of faith has been eaten for many years and is a food that is eaten amongst the Jewish population and enjoyed by many others. Matzoh is a flat brittle piece of unleavened bread typically eaten during Pesach or Passover holiday. Bakers and restaurants are looking for new ways to make and […]

Matzoh is a symbol of faith has been eaten for many years and is a food that is eaten amongst the Jewish population and enjoyed by many others. Matzoh is a flat brittle piece of unleavened bread typically eaten during Pesach or Passover holiday. Bakers and restaurants...
Chris Halliday Creates 3D Printed Automotive Parts to Spark Students' Interest

Chris Halliday Creates 3D Printed Automotive Parts to Spark Students' Interest

There seems to be no doubt anymore about the benefits of teaching students about advanced technology such as 3D printing. Finding ways to integrate it into the curriculum is getting easier as the recognition of the vast number of relatively simple projects that touch nearly every aspect of daily life continues to expand. Whether 3D […]

There seems to be no doubt anymore about the benefits of teaching students about advanced technology such as 3D printing. Finding ways to integrate it into the curriculum is getting easier as the recognition of the vast number of relatively simple projects that touch...
#3DBenchy: A Little 3D Printed Boat Making Big Waves as the Most-Printed Object

#3DBenchy: A Little 3D Printed Boat Making Big Waves as the Most-Printed Object

#3DBenchy came into our lives in April 2015, with a dual extrusion version released that summer; the design seemed to suddenly proliferate until there were 3D printed boats everywhere. Little boats, massive boats, metal boats, multi-colored plastic boats — if there was a material, color, or process that could be used in 3D printing, it’s […]

#3DBenchy came into our lives in April 2015, with a dual extrusion version released that summer; the design seemed to suddenly proliferate until there were 3D printed boats everywhere. Little boats, massive boats, metal boats, multi-colored plastic boats — if...
AstroPrint Mobile 3D Printing App Launches for iOS and Android

AstroPrint Mobile 3D Printing App Launches for iOS and Android

In 2014, a product called AstroPrint was launched on Kickstarter. The cloud-based platform offers wireless 3D printing, slicing and more, and since it was introduced, it has undergone several updates and upgrades, most recently including the AstroBox Touch and last year introducing live video streaming. AstroPrint has the goal of simplifying 3D printing through advanced cloud technology, […]

In 2014, a product called AstroPrint was launched on Kickstarter. The cloud-based platform offers wireless 3D printing, slicing and more, and since it was introduced, it has undergone several updates and upgrades, most recently including the AstroBox Touch and last...
3D Printing Hoses and the R&D Tax Credit

3D Printing Hoses and the R&D Tax Credit

Innovations that increase productivity and efficiency are readily welcomed across many industries and companies, as well as private homes. These innovations can make mundane aspects of life, such as watering produce or washing your car, a bit easier. Hoses, an essential yet overlooked tool, are being impacted by emerging 3D printing technologies. 3D printing has […]

Innovations that increase productivity and efficiency are readily welcomed across many industries and companies, as well as private homes. These innovations can make mundane aspects of life, such as watering produce or washing your car, a bit easier. Hoses, an...
Ten 3D Printable Things: Unique Storage Solutions

Ten 3D Printable Things: Unique Storage Solutions

Welcome to Ten 3D Printable Things. Every week I’ll be showcasing 10 fantastic and FREE 3D printable projects, designs and models from all over the web. While 3D printing cool things to use around the house is a lot of fun, realistically my house is only so big and only has enough room for so […]

Welcome to Ten 3D Printable Things. Every week I’ll be showcasing 10 fantastic and FREE 3D printable projects, designs and models from all over the web. While 3D printing cool things to use around the house is a lot of fun, realistically my house is only so big and...
Havenlabs' Open Source 3D Printed Utility Band Offers Simple Functionality for Amputees

Havenlabs' Open Source 3D Printed Utility Band Offers Simple Functionality for Amputees

From 3D printed walking sticks to prosthetic arms and robotic braces, 3D printing technology has often offered a helping hand to those who need assistive devices. We first heard about 3D printing non-profit organization Havenlabs in 2016. It was a busy time for the organization, which is made up of engineers and 3D prints prostheses […]

From 3D printed walking sticks to prosthetic arms and robotic braces, 3D printing technology has often offered a helping hand to those who need assistive devices. We first heard about 3D printing non-profit organization Havenlabs in 2016. It was a busy time for the...
The Top 10 Most Significant 3D Printed Things

The Top 10 Most Significant 3D Printed Things

The definitive, totally unsurpassable Top 10 3D Printed Things, as selected with exceeding unparalleled rigor by me. You could disagree with this list, but then you would be wrong. These things have all inspired us, are emblematic of major steps forward in 3D printing, are very important designs, are some of the most popular 3D […]

The definitive, totally unsurpassable Top 10 3D Printed Things, as selected with exceeding unparalleled rigor by me. You could disagree with this list, but then you would be wrong. These things have all inspired us, are emblematic of major steps forward in 3D...
3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Jeffry Turnmire, Engineer and Educator, Tennessee

3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Jeffry Turnmire, Engineer and Educator, Tennessee

A few weeks ago, the entire United States got excited about the solar eclipse that would appear across the country, with the sun becoming fully blocked by the moon in several states. Events were held around the country to observe and celebrate the eclipse, and one of those events was led by Jeffry Turnmire, an […]

A few weeks ago, the entire United States got excited about the solar eclipse that would appear across the country, with the sun becoming fully blocked by the moon in several states. Events were held around the country to observe and celebrate the eclipse, and one of...
Raspberry UMPC & Nano Pi2 UMPC: French Designer Goes On to Create 3D Printed Bluetooth Switches

Raspberry UMPC & Nano Pi2 UMPC: French Designer Goes On to Create 3D Printed Bluetooth Switches

Guy Ehretsmann is a maker who possesses not only an enviable talent in 3D printing and electronics, but also a continued direction that is highly inspirational. As an occupational therapist at Pôle-Ergo in Lyon, France (as well as a technological consultant—no surprise!), Ehretsmann has been behind multiple projects helping to enable users all around the […]

Guy Ehretsmann is a maker who possesses not only an enviable talent in 3D printing and electronics, but also a continued direction that is highly inspirational. As an occupational therapist at Pôle-Ergo in Lyon, France (as well as a technological consultant—no...
Ten 3D Printable Things: More Dragons

Ten 3D Printable Things: More Dragons

Welcome to Ten 3D Printable Things. Every week I’ll be showcasing 10 fantastic and FREE 3D printable projects, designs and models from all over the web. Dragons are big, fearsome and unstoppable village-destroying mythical creatures that have been popping up in stories for generations. I’m pretty sure almost everyone thinks dragons are cool, and the […]

Welcome to Ten 3D Printable Things. Every week I’ll be showcasing 10 fantastic and FREE 3D printable projects, designs and models from all over the web. Dragons are big, fearsome and unstoppable village-destroying mythical creatures that have been popping up in...
Just3DPrint Loses Defamation Lawsuit Against 3DPrint.com, But IP Piracy in the 3D Printing Industry Remains

Just3DPrint Loses Defamation Lawsuit Against 3DPrint.com, But IP Piracy in the 3D Printing Industry Remains

Beleaguered 3D printing startup Just3DPrint (Just Print It Inc.) lost its long shot defamation lawsuit against 3DPrint.com parent company 3DR Holdings this month, the last of three legal battles that they filed in a Philadelphia court in February of this year. The case was filed by Just3DPrint CEO Ryan Simms in response to our coverage […]

Beleaguered 3D printing startup Just3DPrint (Just Print It Inc.) lost its long shot defamation lawsuit against 3DPrint.com parent company 3DR Holdings this month, the last of three legal battles that they filed in a Philadelphia court in February of this year. The...
Engineer Develops 3D Printed Nintendo Switch Adapters So Disabled Friend Can Still Play 'The Legend of Zelda'

Engineer Develops 3D Printed Nintendo Switch Adapters So Disabled Friend Can Still Play 'The Legend of Zelda'

We talk a lot about 3D printed prosthetics here at 3DPrint.com, whether it’s the work of heartwarming volunteer organization e-NABLE, redefining what ‘prosthetic’ really means, or patient-specific prosthetics. By using 3D printing technology, physicians have the ability to make prosthetics with the necessary fit and function for specific patients. Additionally, there are many 3D printed prosthetic […]

We talk a lot about 3D printed prosthetics here at 3DPrint.com, whether it’s the work of heartwarming volunteer organization e-NABLE, redefining what ‘prosthetic’ really means, or patient-specific prosthetics. By using 3D printing technology,...
German Researchers Publish Paper That Shows Us Just What's in a Thingiverse 3D Design Remix

German Researchers Publish Paper That Shows Us Just What's in a Thingiverse 3D Design Remix

The first time I ever 3D printed something was when 3DPrint.com’s editor-in-chief Sarah Goehrke and I visited Proto BuildBar together in 2015. We each chose designs from popular 3D printing platform Thingiverse – she went with a dragon design, and I printed out a small, black raven, which sits on my desk next to my […]

The first time I ever 3D printed something was when 3DPrint.com’s editor-in-chief Sarah Goehrke and I visited Proto BuildBar together in 2015. We each chose designs from popular 3D printing platform Thingiverse – she went with a dragon design, and I...
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