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3D Printing for the Holidays: Celebrating Easter, Passover, & Ramadan

It’s a busy holiday season around the world, as Easter is this Sunday, Passover begins tomorrow, April 15th, and Ramadan started on April 2nd. As always, if you want to…

Let’s Kill Disney: A 3D Printing Patent Dispute and a Manifesto

Previously we looked at if we should kill Thingiverse. Thingiverse is a site that allows you to upload and remix files. It’s a key piece of infrastructure for a 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 5, 2022: Business, Research, & More

We’ll take care of some business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Sigma Labs has promoted Jacob Brunsberg to the President and COO and one of CORE Industrial’s…

3D Printable Goodies: Love Is In the Air on Valentine’s Day

Whether you prefer chocolates, jewelry, sex toys, or something else, 3D printing is always a good idea when it comes to Valentine’s Day. According to Good Housekeeping, Americans send out…

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Holiday Roundup: Ringing in the New Year with 3D Printing

Last weekend, we published a roundup of fun Christmas 3D prints, and now, the day after Christmas, we’re here to offer you another holiday 3D printing roundup. While I can’t…

Deck the Halls with 3D Printing!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and hopefully Santa Claus is bringing a 3D printer for under your tree this time. There are all kinds of fun holiday-themed…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 21, 2021: 3D Printed COVID Test, Meatless Burgers, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, some new 3D printed industry technology is being tested at Curtin Malaysia, and three partners are working to make vehicles more lightweight. Researchers have…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 11, 2021: Rocket Nozzles, Ghost Guns, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Stratasys is the first founding partner of nFrontier’s Emerging Technologies Center in Berlin, which is looking to become one of Europe’s top facilities of…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 24, 2021: GoProto, Parmatech, 3DEO, & MPIF, 6K, Chris Borge, 3DQue, ORNL

In this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some business, as GoProto ANZ has announced an important industry certification, and then Parmatech, 3DEO, and 6K have each…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 8, 2021: Sintavia, 6K, Nexa3D, Marotta Controls, CRP Technology, HILOS, Angled, ETH Zurich, Jalopnik

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting off with some business and then moving on to materials and some cool 3D printed items, like shoes and assistive…

The Fourth of July: Fireworks, Cookouts, and Patriotic 3D Printing

Earlier this week, my husband and I met up with some friends at a local brewpub and we had a great time playing three rounds of general trivia. Not only…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 29, 2021: KINGS 3D, GKN Aerospace, Bastion Cycles, Tufts University, Apple

We’re starting with a little business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to modes of transportation, before some materials news and a 3D printed Apple accessory….

Does Somebunny Like 3D Printing Easter Eggs?

It’s that time again—time for us to to enhance your weekend by compiling a bunch of fun holiday prints for you to make and enjoy! I know 3D printing has…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 24, 2021: Auburn University, Vector Photonics, Siemens Energy, Omegasonics, Bugatti, Hackaday

We’re starting with some business in 3D Printing News Briefs today, talking about Auburn University’s Additive Manufacturing Accelerator and Vector Photonics leading the BLOODLINE consortium, which I promise isn’t as…

Designer 3D Prints Assistive Tech for Blind Dog

Today, 3D printing is a multibillion dollar industry, used in factories, research labs, and even in the depths of space. At the same time, amateur creatives are still using their…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 21, 2021

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re taking a look at some unique projects that were completed using 3D printing. A maker modified a Creality printer to try…

3D Printed Syllabics Kit to Help Teach Indiginous Cree Language

Indigenous Intern at Canada’s University of Alberta (UofA) Library, Kaia MacLeod, created a 3D printed syllabics kit arranged in a traditional star chart format to help Indigenous language learners connect…

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Using 3D Printing to Say “Good Riddance” to 2020 on New Year’s Eve

I’ve said it before and I’ll likely say it again: 2020 has been the WORST. Life as we know it has been completely upended since early in the year due…

Xbox Controller Becomes Throttle and Joystick for Microsoft Flight Simulator via 3D Printing

Do you remember when Rock Band and Guitar Hero both arrived on the gaming scene, and suddenly everyone was obsessed with singing and playing music, acting like their skills at…

Giant Pinball Machine Made by Hacking Nintendo Switch Controllers with 3D Printing

“Ever since I was a young boy I’ve played the silver ball…From Soho down to Brighton I must have played them all.” – Pete Townshend, The Who Now that I’ve…

3D Printing for the Fourth of July

Today is the Fourth of July, or Independence Day, here in the U.S. This means most people in the United States will get the chance to enjoy a three-day weekend,…

Appliance Maker Miele Offers 3D Printable Accessories on Thingiverse

Though it has yet to reach a widespread saturation point, we are slowly witnessing the birth of 3D printable replacement parts and accessories for consumer goods. The latest evidence of…

Niche Made: Modding NERF Guns With 3D Printing

We didn’t have a lot of NERF guns in the house growing up, but I do remember one specific NERF incident when I was older. I was home from college…

Holiday Fun During COVID-19: 3D Printed Easter Eggs, Seder Plates, and Ramadan Lanterns

Because of the COVID-19 epidemic, this spring is going to be really difficult for a lot of people. On top of cancelled classes, closed restaurants, and people panic-buying at grocery…