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Emmett Grames

Emmett Grames is a member of All3DP’s Content Academy and contributing writer for All3DP.com.

Emmett is a student and hobbyist, currently pursuing a degree and career in Mechanical Engineering. He has been 3D printing for about 5 years and, among other things, is passionate about drones, robots, and DIY projects. There are very few days when Emmett does not have at least one printer running, creating new parts to fuel his hobbies. In his spare time, Emmett likes to design, build, and document new projects for Arduino and 3D printing, in addition to writing articles for All3DP.

By Emmett Grames

Jun 12, 2019
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Slick Slicing
PrusaSlicer – All You Need to Know Right Now

New icon, new interface, new features! Follow along as we explore PrusaSlicer, the newest of Prusa Research's cutting-edge open-source slicing platforms!

Jun 3, 2019
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Durability with Difficulty
Hatchbox ABS 3D Printer Filament Review

Looking for higher durability and more thermal resistance? ABS might be the material for you. Check out our review of Hatchbox ABS, a popular budget-friendly option.

May 27, 2019
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Printing... Plywood?
Hatchbox Wood 3D Printer Filament Review

Many people are intrigued by so-called "exotic" wood-infused PLA blends. Let's try Hatchbox's version, which comes at their typical low price point!

May 11, 2019
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To Print, or Not To Print?
The Advantages and Disadvantages of 3D Printing in 2019

What are the advantages of 3D printing? Let's briefly break down the advantages and disadvantages compared to traditional manufacturing processes.

May 10, 2019
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Hatching Something New
Hatchbox PLA 3D Printer Filament Review

Hatchbox offers a large variety of filaments at a decent price, marketed to hobbyists looking for good quality materials on a budget. Is it worth the investment? We've got a reel of Hatchbox PLA to test, so let's find out!

May 2, 2019
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Feeling Flexible?
TPU Filament – Simply Explained & Brands Compared

Flexible filaments like TPU are becoming popular. The question is, what is this TPU, and which brands offer the best varieties? Keep reading to find out!

May 1, 2019
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A Duel with Lasers
SLA vs SLS – 3D Printing Technologies Compared

Two laser technologies, two similar uses, two different results. It's SLA vs SLS, with comparisons, and simple explanations of how these methods work. Sound interesting? Then keep reading!

Apr 26, 2019
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More Bang for Your Buck
AmazonBasics Premium PLA 3D Printer Filament Review

AmazonBasics offers a number of budget 3D printing materials, including many colors of PLA. But for a few bucks more, they also offer a "premium" PLA. Is this worth the extra cash? Let's find out!

Apr 11, 2019
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Basic Budgeting
AmazonBasics PETG 3D Printer Filament Review

So you're thinking about trying out some AmazonBasics PETG filament? We don't blame you, the prices are close to unbeatable, but does this material really stand up to Amazon's claims? Find out!

Mar 13, 2019
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Back to the Basics
AmazonBasics PLA 3D Printer Filament Review

For those looking to 3D print on the cheap, AmazonBasics filaments seem to be a perfect solution. But are they really all that good? We got a spool of PLA to test, so let's find out!

Mar 10, 2019
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Replicated Reptilians
3D Printed Dragon – 10 Best Curated Models

Need a fire-breathing behemoth for your tabletop wargame? A winged wyrm to adorn your bookshelf or desk? Here we have some of the mightiest serpents to be found, all of which you can hatch right out of your 3D printer!

Mar 10, 2019
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Working Outside the Box
10 Must-Have Creality CR-10 Upgrades and Mods in 2019

Among the most popular 3D printers is the Creality CR-10, a beast to be reckoned with. But even a beast isn't perfect out of the box. Check out the 10 best Creality CR-10 upgrades and mods.

Mar 7, 2019
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Breaking Boundaries
Hexbot All-In-1 Robot Arm Pushes the Limits on Versatility

Snapmaker, uArm, Formlabs... All of these hugely successful machines started on Kickstarter, and now we've found yet another potential success: the Hexbot! It boasts some impressive features and a tantalizingly low price point. Let's dive in!

Jan 18, 2019
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Getting Crafty with Carbon
CarbonX 3D Printer Filament Review

For those looking to get into printing with Carbon Fiber, 3DXTech's CarbonX Gunmetal Silver Carbon Fiber PLA looks like quite a bargain. We got a spool to test out, so let's see how this exotic material performs!

Jan 14, 2019
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Building on the Basics
3D Printer Bed – How to Choose the Right Build Plate

Looking to get a new build plate, but can't decide what kind to buy? Don't worry, we've compiled this helpful article to help you make your decision!