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3D Printing News Briefs: May 3, 2019

We’re talking with you about all things new in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – a new partnership, a new material, and a new design challenge. DWS has announced that…

Mechanical Engineer Makes 95% 3D Printed Autonomous Robotic Lawn Mower

While I do know how to mow my lawn, that’s a job my husband normally takes care of. We like to divide and conquer when it comes to household chores…

Make the Perfect 3D Printed Accessory for Your New Year’s Eve Party

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again now – I’m a sucker for a good New Year’s Eve party. I’ve been to fancy themed parties, parties where everyone…

Long Term Home Review of Ultimaker’s New S5 Professional 3D Printer

At Hannover Messe this past April, desktop 3D printing leader Ultimaker introduced its first new 3D printer in two years – the S5, an expansion to its professional 3D printer portfolio. Ultimaker…

Making the Holiday Season Merry and Bright with 3D Printing

While the official first day of winter isn’t actually until next Friday, December 21st, it’s certainly felt like winter here in southwest Ohio recently. For me, this means drinking hot…

3D Printing a Wedding: Maker Saves Money and Incorporates Personality

Planning a wedding isn’t simple – especially these days, when everyone wants to do something different, something no one else has ever done before. Everyone wants to put their own…

New Generation Tool for 3D Printed Lithophanes is Free and Easy to Use

According to Thomas Brooks, who has developed a free lithophane generation tool, Google Analytics show that the searches for lithophane-related subjects have doubled over the past three years. These searches increase even…

Make Your Own Set of 3D Printed Egg Speakers For Less Than $150

Heine Nielsen, a 37-year-old maker from Denmark who goes by the name dr_frost_dk on Thingiverse, is always up for trying out “totally untested” projects. After spending two decades building amps…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 18, 2018

We’re starting with a bit of business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then a story about metal 3D printing, and then moving along with examples of some of…

Customizable 3D Printed Contactors Give Disabled People Access to Technology

3D printing has become an invaluable way of helping people with disabilities. It’s an inexpensive method of creating assistive devices that can be easily personalized to the user, and many…

Game of Thrones Fan 3D Prints Life-Sized Statue of Tyrion Lannister

It may still be another year before Game of Thrones fans get to see the final season, but that doesn’t mean they haven’t been keeping busy. A lot of Thrones…

How to Modify and Customize Your Bicycle with 3D Printing

3D printing makes it possible to customize all sorts of products now, from prosthetics and tools to jewelry and eyeglasses. The technology can also be used to create customized components…

Hailey Dawson’s Inspiring The 3D Printing Community Through Pitching Baseball Games

Hailey Dawson is the inspiring seven-year-old with a 3D printed hand. Featured in newscasts, print, and on the web, Hailey’s journey has put a smile on many a face. Hailey…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 7, 2018

We’re starting things off on today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with a little business and a little software, before moving on to more cool 3D printing projects and products. NextFlex…

What’s Really Going on With the 3D Printed Toy Market Today?

One of the many industries being disrupted by 3D printing is toys; as most mass-produced playthings are already made of plastic, which is definitely in the 3D printing wheelhouse, it…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 24, 2018

For today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with business as usual, and then moving on to some pretty interesting 3D printing projects from around the world. First up, Ultimaker…

Nintendo Fan Makes a 3D Printed RC Version of Mario Kart Vehicle

I never considered myself a video gamer by any stretch of the imagination, but growing up, I was rather wild for Mario Kart. Unfortunately, while my family had a Nintendo,…

3D Printing Golf Clubs and Equipment

Golf is a popular sport in corporate America and adds about $70 billion dollars a year to the American economy. Companies are always testing new products that will catch the…

3D Print Works Offering Refillable 3D Printing Filament Reels to Go with Masterspool Project

While designers, enthusiasts, and hobbyists may have lots of at-home 3D printing needs today, it’s impossible to turn ideas and projects into completed parts without a steady supply of good…

Ten 3D Printable Calibration & Test Print Things

When I got my first 3D printer it came preloaded with a small 1″ x 1″ square 3D model that was intended to calibrate and test the printer. Over the…

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…

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…

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…

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…