Have you ever thought about the interesting world of 3D printing, but never quite knew how to get started? Here’s the solution for you.
Sometimes DIY doesn’t live up to the job. When it comes to 3D printing, sometimes you need stronger materials, a better fitting part, a different manufacturing method.
Enter the world of industrial-grade 3D printing! Services like Shapeways, Sculpteo, and i.Materialize offer a variety of materials. They range from inexpensive high-quality plastic to the most beautiful precious metals.
We here at All3DP are all about making 3D printing available to everyone. That’s why we created a service that provides a holistic view of the most popular 3D printing providers. They are offering their services for highly varying sums of money. As a customer, comparing 3D printing prices can be a tough journey.
Our service provides you with an overview without charging any additional costs. You will always see real-time prices. Also, we provide you with a 100% satisfaction guarantee, should the product not live up to your wishes.
We hope to provide you, our readers, with an overview of the best 3D printing providers currently on the market and expand to more in the near future.
If you are looking for some inspiration, here is a collection of items that we have had professionally 3D printed in the last few months. We have also gathered a list of items that are affordable, cool, functional and showcases some of the many uses of 3D printing.
After Amazon Prime Day, a lot of us jumped on the Echo Dot wave. Only problem is where to put the small speaker. A great way to turn it into a nice room decor item is to snap it onto the wall so it fits or sits where you want it to. Hide it away, put it beside your TV, everything is possible with this snap-fit wall mount.
Who made it: Made by Tim Walsh.
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Another interesting concept that makes your everyday life a little bit easier. Well suited for any shopping bags and with a nice big handle. This bag holder does exactly what it should, it holds your bags.
Who made it: Ivan.
You can get your own printed right here.
These 3D printed tongs can turn your everyday cutlery into a functional salad grabber. You can even put any cutlery with flat handles in there, plus it looks great in your favorite color.
Who made it: Made by Thingiverse user Nick Tan.
If you want to test out our price comparison service or perhaps want to know how to get your own pair of Tongs. Start right here!
This whistle can make a noise so loud, it reaches over 118db! That’s the noise level of a Turbo-fan aircraft at takeoff. If you want something that can be used in the outback or in the case of an emergency in the suburban jungle, here it is. You can be sure to get attention with this wonderful little gadget.
Who made it: Joe Zisa.
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In light of the new season of Game of Thrones, we are honoring one of the most loved characters. You can have your own Hodor doorstop professionally printed in many different materials. Makes for the perfect gift or for Hodor to always hold your doors.
Who made it: Perry Nally.
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Whether you are into 3D printing or not, having something that makes you stand out in a crowd, will always make things more fun. A 3D printed bow tie is exactly that. You can have this bow tie printed in many different materials and it will always make for an interesting topic during a party. Get it in metal, in see-through plastic or something equally awesome.
Who made it: Bon Garçon.
Get started right here with your own personal version.
Perhaps one of the more cool items on the list. A beautiful design that goes well in any home and allows you to experiment with different materials and colors. It may be on the more expensive side of the scale, but it’s clean design and possibilities definitely makes up for the price.
Who made it: Rémi Taillard.
Make the world yours, right here.
A great little tool to help the younger ones learn how to use chopsticks. Sushi is becoming more and more popular and if you have yet to make it yourself at home, right now would be a good time to start. Get this little fella printed to make sure the sushi goes into the mouth and not on the floor.
Note: Some chopsticks need a bit of tweaking to fit in the holes, so metal might not be the best choice.
Who made it: Pedro Moreira.
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Yes, it is a gadgetty item that does very little other than allowing you to get a shopping cart. It has the size of a $0.25 cent and it can be used to impress your friends and family, as you are now part of the future.
Who made it: Creative Tools.
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Voronoi diagrams are originally used in mathematics, but they have become extremely popular within the 3D printing community to create interesting and creative designs. One of the more popular designs for bracelets is the Voronoi bracelet. A spectacular piece of art that is beautiful both in plastic and in metal and will spice up any night out, for you or your missus.
Who made it: Roman Hegglin.
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