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25 Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing

Want to see some smart folks doing clever things with 3D printing? Here's a list of the best YouTube channels about 3D printing.

No doubt about it, YouTube features some of the most informative and entertaining content about 3D printing on the interwebs.

Whether you’re looking for 3D printing tutorials, tips and tricks, product reviews, cool projects, or just general goofing off, here’s a list of the best YouTube channels about 3D printing you can watch.

Please note, this list is ordered according to the number of subscribers. We’ll be updating the list with fresh additions in the next couple of weeks, so stay tuned.

Did we miss one of your favorites? Let us know in the comments.

Oh, and be sure to stop by All3DP’s 3D printing Youtube channel as well!

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing Make:

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Known as one of the premier publications for the maker community, the Make: Youtube channel adds a visual, hands-on component to Make Magazine. Said to bring “the do-it-yourself mindset to all the technology in your life”, this channel is lined with projects involving 3D printing, CNC milling, Arduino, laser cutting, and more. On top of that, you can also gain insight into the various Maker Faire events taking place across the world.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Varies by video

Location: United States

Number of Subscribers: 1,565,388

Total Videos: 2,595

Who’s Watching? Makers ranging from beginner to expert, anyone looking for professional guidance or innovative projects.

Most Popular Video: Weekend Project: Spider Rifle

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing I Like To Make Stuff

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Although 3D printing technology plays an integral role in this extremely popular YouTube Channel, “I Like To Make Stuff” combines a number of manufacturing techniques to create unbelievable projects. Claget covers everything from Arduino to casting patterns, sprinkling 3D printing technology in when it’s necessary. His vast range of unique projects include a pudding gun, arcade cabinets, snack machines, and much more.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Bob Claget

Location: United States

Number of Subscribers: 1,561,601

Total Videos: 216

Who’s Watching? Makers looking beyond 3D printing technology and also into woodworking, metalworking, electronics, and more.

Most Popular Video: How to make a secret door / bookcase

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing Barnacules Nerdgasm

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As the name implies, Barnacules is a colorful personality. His channel is a mixture of passion projects like a 3D printed stormtrooper outfit, reviews of the latest tech and games, and personal interludes such as being laid off from his job at Microsoft after 15 years or his fitness goals to lose weight. The man has a lot of energy, plus a scattershot sense of humor, and his fans love him for it.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Jerry Berg

Location: United States

Number of Subscribers: 932,693

Total Videos: 612

Who’s Watching? Anyone with an interest in 3D printing, gaming, cosplay, geek culture, and retro technology.

Most Popular Video: Best Gaming Room Tour v2.0 PC, XBOX, Racing Sim, Huge Screens, 3D Printer Much More

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing XRobots

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James Bruton’s YouTube Channel offers you comprehensive multi-part instructional videos on how to make a variety of robots and cosplay costumes. Sponsored by LulzBot, XRobots is ideal for those looking to complete ambitious build projects that requires more than just hitting the print button. From the BB-8 robot from Star Wars to Iron Man cosplay, Bruton’s channel will help comic book and sci-fi lovers make the most of their 3D printer.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: James Bruton

Location: United Kingdom

Number of Subscribers: 501,664

Total Videos: 486

Who’s Watching? Intermediate to advanced users looking to utilize 3D printing to create costumes, cosplay, and robotics.

Most Popular Video: How to Build an Iron Man Helmet & Suit, Moulding, Casting, 3D Printing, Electronics

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing Punished Props

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This popular YouTube Channel run by husband and wife duo Bill and Brittany Doran is perhaps the best place on YouTube to learn how to create your favorite props from a variety of video games, TV shows, and movies. From 3D modeling props to giving them a metallic finish, the Doran family will have you walking around in 3D printed armor in no time.

Hosts: Bill and Brittany Doran

Location: United States

Number of Subscribers: 237,054

Total Videos: 572

Who’s Watching? Those looking to integrate 3D printing technology into the production of high-end cosplay and props.

Most Popular Video: Destiny Hand Cannon Foam Prop

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing Make Anything

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This YouTube Channel is ideal for anyone looking for creative ideas to implement with their desktop 3D printer. Whether you want to 3D print functional hair clippers or learn how to fix warped PLA prints, Make Anything has what you’re looking for. Host Devin Montes does a little bit of everything, showing followers how to create and print optical illusions, upgrade 3D printers, integrate virtual reality into 3D printing, and much more. Make Anything is the essential channel for the novice or intermediate maker looking to make optimal use of their desktop 3D printer.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Devin Montes

Location: United States

Number of Subscribers: 213,618

Total Videos: 137

Who’s Watching? Beginner to intermediate desktop 3D printer users looking to explore the possibilities of what can be done with 3D printing technology.

Most Popular Video: Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion // How it Works

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing Maker's Muse

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When the time comes for you to make the critical decision of what 3D printer, 3D scanner, or software is right for you, Angus Deveson’s Maker’s Muse YouTube Channel is here to save the day. Focused on providing unbiased and comprehensive reviews, Maker’s Muse tests out everything from 3D printers to filaments. The additive manufacturing expert also provides insight on how to optimize the 3D printing experience, showing his viewers how to properly prepare the CAD, slicer, printing process and beyond.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Angus Deveson

Location: Australia

Number of Subscribers: 207,939

Total Videos: 370

Who’s Watching? Beginners looking to get educate themselves on every aspect of 3D printing, from learning what printer is right for you to the functioning of your slicer.

Most Popular Video: The Geneva Mechanism

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing RCLifeOn

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Although many in the maker community mean serious business, sometimes the best projects are those that bring as much smiles and laughter as they do satisfaction. That’s exactly what you get with RCLifeOn, the 3D printing Youtube channel of Simon Sörensen. His projects range from Rick & Morty props to 3D printed t-shirt designs. There’s also a few 3D printer reviews in the mix, creating a perfect balance of fun and educational content.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Simon Sörensen

Location: Sweden

Number of Subscribers: 171,046

Total Videos: 158

Who’s Watching? Younger and more fun-loving makers looking for cool projects to undertake.

Most Popular Video: Awesome 3D Printed Wolverine Glove

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing Sexy Cyborg

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At first impression, you might think that the Sexy Cyborg Naomi Wu has over 10,000 subscribers solely based on her pretty looks, but watch one episode and you’ll realize her brain is more endearing than her beauty. Sexy Cyborg is different from most 3D printing YouTube Channels; Wu gives unique cultural insight into the life of the female maker from Shenzhen, China, taking viewers through her everyday life as she builds 3D printers, creates unique outfits, and tours makerspaces and 3D printing cafes throughout her hometown.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Naomi Wu

Location: China

Number of Subscribers: 166,671

Total Videos: 76

Who’s Watching? 3D printing enthusiasts and techies looking for a cultural experience from a gorgeously intelligent female maker in China.

Most Popular Video: Xiaomi Mijia 360º Panorama- Day 1 Test Footage

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing 3D Printing Nerd

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With one of the most popular YouTube Channels centered around 3D printing technology, Joel Telling is a self-admitted nerd who loves to create and educate. Whether you’re looking for fun 3D models suitable for the whole family or in-depth 3D printer reviews, 3D Printing Nerd has all of that and more. What makes Telling’s show particularly unique is his humorous approach and undying passion for 3D printing technology, of both which shines through on every single episode.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Joel Telling

Location: United States

Number of Subscribers: 155,437

Total Videos: 488

Who’s Watching? Those looking to learn the wonders of 3D printing technology from a humorous and exciting perspective.

Most Popular Video: 3D Printing the Worlds Largest Hairy Lion

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing Thomas Sanladerer

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Thomas Sanladerer’s YouTube Channel is loaded with informative videos on the latest consumer products from across the industry. In his recurring “Tom’s Review” segment, Sanladerer offers unbiased reviews on everything under the sun, from desktop 3D printers to specialized filaments. In addition, “Tom’s Guide” episodes feature hands-on lessons on every facet of 3D printing you could imagine, including building kits, heated print beds, calibration, and much more.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Thomas Sanladerer

Location: Germany

Number of Subscribers: 119,932

Total Videos: 287

Who’s Watching? Perfect for prosumers who want a hands-on look at how to make the most of their 3D printing experience, from build kit to filament.

Most Popular Video: Setting up auto bed tramming leveling tilt compensation!

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing Natural Nerd

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The Natural Nerd channel is jam-packed with awesome projects that will kick your quality of life up a few notches. From a Wifi Quality Sensing Lamp to a DIY Desktop Mini Fridge, Martina and Hansi show the world how to build things while maintaining a focus on fun.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Martina & Hansi

Location: Norway

Number of Subscribers: 112,397

Total Videos: 36

Who’s Watching? Makers looking for fun and practical ideas for functional projects.

Most Popular Video: DIY Desktop Mini Fridge

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing Tech2C

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While Tech2C is certainly one of the smaller channels on our list, the content is fit for those looking to equip the entire maker toolbox to their arsenal, from 3D printing to laser cutting. The host Chris has a plethora of tools and tricks, and will have you learning all of the basics (with style).

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Chris

Location: Australia

Number of Subscribers: 35,301

Total Videos: 88

Who’s Watching? For beginners looking to learn more about 3D printing, laser cutting, and more.

Most Popular Video: 3D Printer – Quality Printing with Cooling Fans

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing Chaos Core Tech

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Whether you’re looking to turn a sketch into a 3D model or find optimal finishing techniques, “Chaos Core Tech” is packed with videos detailing useful and delightful projects. Experienced programmer and host Garrett Kearney uses 3D printing technology to build robots, various props, and more. From the CAD process to adding a paint finish to the 3D print, this channel will direct you through the entire process.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Garrett Kearney

Location: United States

Number of Subscribers: 20,897

Total Videos: 213

Who’s Watching? Beginner to intermediate 3D printer users wishing to learn more about utilizing CAD and producing high quality finishes for 3D prints.

Most Popular Video: 3D Printed Slimes

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing CHEP 3D Printing

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What CHEP 3D Printing host Chuck Hellebuyck lacks in humor and outspokenness, he more than makes up with in knowledge. When it comes to 3D printing education, his YouTube show doesn’t leave a stone unturned. His comprehensive lessons seem more like a university course than a YouTube Channel, and his expertise gleams on the weekly “Filament Friday” segment. This show is geared towards those that want to go beyond the basics of 3D printing and gain a better understanding of what the technology has to offer.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Chuck Hellebuyck

Location: United States

Number of Subscribers: 20,497

Total Videos: 245

Who’s Watching? Beginners looking to learn it all, from the first stage of design to the finished product on the print bed.

Most Popular Video: Custom 3D Design using Tinkercad for Sienci Mill One Tool Holder

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing The Hot End

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Perhaps the strangest of all 3D printing YouTube Channels, Anthony Martin and his co-host/father John know how to give some badass 3D printer reviews. With each episode filled with heavy rock music and fiery graphics, The Hot End is what you’d imagine a 3D printing show run by tattooed motorcyclists to look like. For all of their wacky antics, the Martin family is as knowledgeable as any when it comes to making the most out of desktop 3D printing technology.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Anthony Martin

Location: Australia

Number of Subscribers: 16,072

Total Videos: 193

Who’s Watching? Beginner to expert level 3D print enthusiasts looking to expand their knowledge on every aspect of the technology.

Most Popular Video: Creality CR-10 Review

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing A Pyro Design

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This unique YouTube Channel hosted by experienced animator Travis Womack is centered around bringing “Logos to Life” by 3D printing them. Each episode starts off by transforming the logo into a 3D model and ends with a lively and colorful 3D print. Most of these projects make for great introductory lessons on how to take your art or design work into the third dimension.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Travis Womack

Location: United States

Number of Subscribers: 11,185

Total Videos: 159

Who’s Watching? Graphic designers or lighthearted makers looking to take their skills to the next level (or dimension).

Most Popular Video: Sonic Running Animated Fidget Spinner

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing Kirby Downey

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If you happen to be equally enthused by 3D printing technology and gaming, then Kirby Downey’s self-titled YouTube Channel was made for you. The London-based designer shows you how to build your favorite props and weapons from scratch, and focuses on popular gaming titles like Overwatch and Destiny. The objects that Downey creates can all be downloaded on MyMiniFactory and printed alongside his instructional videos.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Kirby Downey

Number of Subscribers: 10,563

Total Videos:  

Location: United Kingdom

Who’s Watching? Beginners to intermediate 3D printing users looking to produce props and weapons from their favorite video games.

Most Popular Video: Timelapse Of Thunderlord Replica from Destiny for 3D Printing

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing Neatherbot

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Not only does this YouTube Channel deal with the inner workings of 3D printing technology, Austin Neathery also shows you how to integrate your designs with Arduino and other devices in a step by step process. The NeatherBot channel has a number of episodes geared towards beginners, but a majority of then involve more advanced lessons that focus on subjects such as integrating electronics with 3D printing. Outside of his knack for innovation and flying drones, Neathery is also an adequate source of information on 3D printer components, filaments, and other ways to upgrade your desktop device.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Austin Neathery

Location: United States

Number of Subscribers: 10,062

Total Videos: 132

Who’s Watching? Intermediate to expert users looking to take their 3D printing hardware up a notch, from hot ends to cooling fans.

Most Popular Video: Blinking Iris Goggles

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing Hoffman Engineering

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Hoffman Engineering is the ideal YouTube Channel for the mechanical engineer looking to get more out of their 3D printer. Christopher Hoffman covers everything from CAD software to specialized filaments, showing viewers how to optimize every aspect of the 3D printing experience. His projects are comprehensive and informative, perfect for anyone looking to utilize 3D printing, 3D scanning, and electronics to create functional objects.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Christopher Hoffman

Location: United States

Number of Subscribers: 9,261

Total Videos: 103

Who’s Watching? Beginner to intermediate users looking to gain knowledge on mechanical engineering and digital fabrication as a whole, from 3D scanning to 3D printing.

Most Popular Video: The Best Free CAD Program – DesignSpark Mechanical

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing RichRap

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The RichRap YouTube Channel was created for open source loving RepRap owners; those who like to build, hack, create, and innovate. Richard Horne does more than just build RepRap kits and review them, however. Many of his episodes are centered around experimentation with printer components and materials. From developing multi-color printing capabilities at home, to his adorable “Dad and Daughter Kit Build” series, the RichRap video series is perfect for those looking to venture on the open source side of 3D printing.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Richard Horne

Location: United Kingdom

Number of Subscribers: 8,984

Total Videos: 90

Who’s Watching? Those who live by the code of open source, whether you own RepRap or wish to build one, this channel is for you.

Most Popular Video: RepRap 3DR Delta 3D printer

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing Daniel Norée

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This YouTube Channel was created for designers and hobbyists looking to take their functional 3D printing abilities to the next level. From 3D printers to filaments, Daniel Norée shows viewers the step-by-step process he undertakes as a 3D designer and R/C car enthusiast. His most engaging segment, “Build With Me”, the Swedish designer shows viewers how to 3D print and assembles a functional R/C cars.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Daniel Norée

Location: Sweden

Number of Subscribers: 8,280

Total Videos: 196

Who’s Watching? 3D designers and enthusiastic makers looking for ideas on how to take their 3D printing experience to the next level.

Most Popular Video: 3D Printed OpenRC FI ice tires

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing FNTSMN

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On Simone Fontana’s FNTSMN YouTube Channel, viewers can expect to learn about the entire 3D printing process, from unboxing the printer for the first time to finishing prints with color. The 3D designer has no boundaries to his creations, showcasing a variety of projects that include gaming cosplay, 3D printed skateboards, and much more.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Simone Fontana

Location: United Kingdom

Number of Subscribers: 8,072

Total Videos: 162

Who’s Watching? Design-savvy individuals looking for guidance from one of the most respected 3D designers in the 3D printing community.

Most Popular Video: Lucio Gun 3D Printed with Real Speakers from Overwatch

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Best YouTube Channels About 3D Printing 3D Print - Tech Design

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This is a great YouTube Channel for those who looking combine their creative potential with 3D printing and 3D scanning technology. Anton Månsson provides “CAD-along” instructional videos, in-depth explorations of specialized 3D printing filaments, and even shows you how to make the most of your 3D printer’s functions.

Host of this 3D Printing Youtube Channel: Anton Månsson

Location: Sweden

Number of Subscribers: 7,294

Total Videos: 226

Who’s Watching? Beginners looking to learn every step of the maker process, from CAD to final print.

Most Popular Video: 3D Systems Sense – 3D scanner || Unboxing, Installation and first runs

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