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Brian Obudho

Brian Obudho is a member of All3DP’s Content Academy and contributing writer for All3DP.com.

By Brian Obudho

Jun 16, 2019
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Power Washers on Steroids
CNC Water Jet – All You Need to Know

A CNC water jet machine slices into all kinds of tough materials with high velocity and pressure. Let's take a look at the intricacies of the process!

Jun 14, 2019
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One Machine to Another
CAM Software – What Is It and What Does It Do?

Once upon a time, extensive knowledge and manual dexterity were required to machine parts. Find out the basics of CAM software, the tools that make CNC machining easy.

May 22, 2019
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Computer-Aided Contenders
7 Best AutoCAD Alternatives in 2019 (4 Are Free)

Looking for an AutoCAD alternative? Check out the best options available right now. Even if AutoCAD is the top choice in the industry, there are other powerful tools that can match its capabilities.

May 15, 2019
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One Axis Too Few
Image to 3D Model – How to Create a 3D Model From Photos

Give life to your favorite images and learn how to create a 3D model from photos. No professional experience required. (JPG to STL / PNG to STL)

May 14, 2019
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Defying Gravity
3D Printing Overhang Guide – How to 3D Print Overhangs

Your 3D print is not immune to the law of gravity and requires support structures for overhangs beyond 45°. Learn how to master 3D printing overhangs.

May 8, 2019
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Make It Automated?
Auto-Leveling 3D Printer – Do I Really Need It in 2019?

A leveled bed is a prerequisite for an accurate print, but does it make an auto-leveling 3D printer necessary? Learn about the pros and cons of auto bed leveling.

Apr 16, 2019
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All Bundled Up
Creality Ender 3 Enclosure – 5 Easy Ways to Build or Buy One

Improve the quality of your 3D prints with an Ender 3 enclosure. Whether it's building or buying, we've provided you with the easiest options.

Apr 7, 2019
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From Home Fun to Grand Scan
7 Best 3D Scanner Apps in 2019 (Android & iPhone)

Looking for a 3D scanner app for your smartphone? Check out the best 3D scanner apps for Android and iPhone, all of which are fun, accessible, and require no extra hardware to use.

Apr 3, 2019
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No Strings Attached
3D Print Stringing – 5 Easy Ways to Prevent It

Stringing is a common 3D printing problem that can be prevented in a couple of ways. In this article, we explore those prevention methods in detail to rid your 3D printer stringing woes.

Mar 16, 2019
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Getting a Grip
[Project] Six-Axis Robot Arm

In this project, Jeff Kerr shows us how to make a six-axis robot arm that supports multi-axis coordinated motion. The arm is a scaled version of the industrial UR3 robot and includes several complex components.

Mar 14, 2019
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Virtual Meets Physical
How to Design Parts for FDM 3D Printing

Thingiverse can only take you so far when you crave complex geometries. In this guide, we open the doors to geometric freedom by presenting the fundamentals of FDM design requirements.

Mar 12, 2019
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Design for Perfection
How to Design Parts for SLA 3D Printing

Learn how to optimize your designs for SLA 3D printing, a not-so-simple 3D printing technology. In this guide, we present a number of tips that'll take you down the road to success!

Mar 10, 2019
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3D Printing, Take One
3D Printing & Movies – When 3D Printers Steal the Spotlight

3D printers are stealing the spotlight on the big screen, adding an element of futurism and enlightening viewers. Here, we list eight awesome examples where 3D printers have appeared on set.

Feb 10, 2019
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Don't Lose Your Marbles
[Project] 3D Printed Marble Clock

Want to tell the time using marbles? In this project, Görkem Bozkurt teaches us how to use a smart rail system, marbles, and 3D printed parts to make an ingenious timepiece.

Feb 9, 2019
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LED Bed Leveler
[Project] 3D Printer Bed Leveling Tool

TechKiwiGadgets teaches us how to make a 3D printed LED bed leveler that uses a DIY sensor and a LED bar graph to tell the relative distance between the print bed and the extruder.