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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

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

A 3D scanner app is a great way to get started with scanning. Take a look at our top 7, 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 23, 2019
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Who Does it Better?
PLA vs PLA+ (PLA Plus) – Filaments for 3D Printing Compared

PLA and PLA+ have a number of similarities that make it hard to differentiate one from the other. In this article, we try to clear the air around the PLA vs PLA+ mystery by comparing them.

Mar 16, 2019
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Getting a Grip
Weekend 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.

Mar 5, 2019
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Carbon to Carbon, Dust to Dust
5 Best CO2 Laser Engraver Machines in 2019

Much can be made with a laser engraver, from decorations to advertisements to toys to gifts. Check out the best CO2 laser engravers on the market right now.

Mar 1, 2019
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Computer Aided Contenders
7 Best AutoCAD Alternatives in 2019 (4 Are Free)

AutoCAD is the top choice in the drafting industry because it's sleek and comes fully featured. However, this powerful tool costs more, and this has prompted competitors to release programs that match AutoCAD's capabilities. In this piece, we list some of the best AutoCAD alternatives.

Feb 28, 2019
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Defying Gravity
3D Printing Overhang – How to 3D Print Overhangs Beyond 45°

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.

Feb 14, 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 using a 3D printer and create unprecedented personalized objects. In this article, we show you how to create a 3D model form photos to 3D print, no professional experience required.

Feb 10, 2019
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Don't Lose Your Marbles
Weekend 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
Weekend 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.

Jan 26, 2019
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Wicked Mask
Weekend Project – LED-Powered Majora’s Mask Replica From Legend of Zelda

Are you a fan of the Zelda video game series? Learn how to build a 3D printed replica of Majora's Mask replica that uses LEDs and a microcontroller to radiates some wicked light.

Jan 20, 2019
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Turn Up the Fun
Weekend Project: Cell Phone Etch-A-Sketch

Revisiting a classic, we create a digital version of the Etch-A-Sketch. Learn how to convert your cellphone into a digital plotting toy using 3D printing technology.