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Brian Obudho

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

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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
The Best AutoCAD Alternatives (Some Are Free)

Looking for an AutoCAD alternative? Even if AutoCAD is the top dog, there are other good options out there. Check them out! Some are free...

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

Want to master 3D printing overhangs? Learn how to easily 3D print overhangs so that your prints defy the laws of gravity!

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

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

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Apr 16, 2019
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All Bundled Up
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.

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.

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

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.

Feb 28, 2019
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A Bouncy Prospect
3D Print Rubber: Is Rubber 3D Printing Possible?

As designers continue to grapple with the possibility of 3D printing rubber, we tell you whether it is achievable or not and go into detail discussing alternative rubber-like 3D printing materials.

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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.

Jan 26, 2019
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Wicked Mask
[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
[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.

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