Author image of Emmett Grames

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

Dec 1, 2018
Featured image of Nozzle Clogging vs Hot End Oozing – What’s the Difference?
All About That Flow
Nozzle Clogging vs Hot End Oozing – What’s the Difference?

Clogging -- the bane of all 3D printing enthusiasts. Oozing -- a lesser known problem often mistaken for the first. So how do you tell them apart? That's what we're here for! Read on for tips and tricks that will help you discover whether your extrusion issue is a single jam or something else completely...

Nov 3, 2018
Featured image of 3D Printer Power Supply – How to Choose the Right One
Ultimate Cosmic Power
3D Printer Power Supply – How to Choose the Right One

Want to upgrade your 3D printer? Maybe you're building one from scratch and need a good power supply? Before you go and buy just any old PSU, read this article to learn why specs are important, how to pick the right PSU, and what to do when it arrives!

Oct 31, 2018
Featured image of 3D Printed Plane – 15 Great Curated Models to 3D Print
Flying Through Filament
3D Printed Plane – 15 Great Curated Models to 3D Print

Are you an aviation enthusiast looking for the best model plane to add to your collection? Or maybe you're a hobbyist and you want to 3D print your own custom R/C plane? Either way, this is the list for you!

Oct 23, 2018
Featured image of Extruder Calibration – 6 Easy Steps
Fine-Tuning with Filament
Extruder Calibration – 6 Easy Steps

Having troubles with over and under extrusion? Or perhaps your prints just aren't turning out as they should? You probably need to calibrate your extruder! Keep reading to find out how.

Oct 21, 2018
Featured image of Weekend Project: Make Your Designs Glow with a Laser-Engraved LED Acrylic Sign
LEDs and Lasers
Weekend Project: Make Your Designs Glow with a Laser-Engraved LED Acrylic Sign

Have you ever wanted to make a cool sign for your desk or workplace? Look no further, for here we have a step-by-step guide to creating an amazing-looking display, using a laser cutter, LEDs and acrylic sheeting, as demonstrated by pardy73 on Instructables!

Sep 23, 2018
Featured image of 3D Printer for Miniatures – What to Consider & Which to Choose
Model Making Machines
3D Printer for Miniatures – What to Consider & Which to Choose

Do you like making miniature models? Do you play tabletop games and want to expand your miniature world? 3D printing could be the solution for you! Keep reading to discover how to pick the printer or service that is ideal for you and your miniatures!

Sep 12, 2018
Featured image of HIPS Filament – Explained and Compared
Super Supports
HIPS Filament – Explained and Compared

Ever wish you could print a complex model and have the supports just melt away afterwards? Or do you want a better, easier alternative to ABS? Well, we've got a material for you! Keep reading to discover the wonders of HIPS filament!

Sep 4, 2018
Featured image of SLA vs SLS – 2018 3D Printing Technology Shootout
A Duel with Lasers
SLA vs SLS – 2018 3D Printing Technology Shootout

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

Sep 3, 2018
Featured image of 3D Printer Price – How Much Does a 3D Printer Cost in 2018
From Counting Cents to Buying Big
3D Printer Price – How Much Does a 3D Printer Cost in 2018

With 3D printers popping up everywhere, it's hard not to want one... The question is, how much does one actually cost? In this article, we take a look at the different price ranges for 3D printers.

Aug 21, 2018
Featured image of CoreXY 3D Printer – Is It Worth Buying?
Straight to the Core
CoreXY 3D Printer – Is It Worth Buying?

CoreXY 3D printers offer a number of advantages over other styles of FDM 3D printers, but they are also more of a hassle to get running, and oftentimes more expensive. The question is, is a CoreXY 3D printer worth the trouble and expense? Let's take a closer look at this unique 3D printer style.

Aug 21, 2018
Featured image of 2018 Xiaomi MITU Drone Review – First Experiences
The Mighty MITU
2018 Xiaomi MITU Drone Review – First Experiences

With so many drones on the market, it can be hard to find one that offers cool features and high performance for a good price. We're here to help you narrow your choices by taking a look at the Xiaomi MITU Drone, a midrange quadrotor with plenty of features great for any user. Will this drone fit your flying needs? Let's find out!

Aug 15, 2018
Featured image of F36 Mini RC Drone – Is this RTF Drone Worth $10.59?
The Mighty Mosquito
F36 Mini RC Drone – Is this RTF Drone Worth $10.59?

With technology becoming increasingly cheaper in recent years, it's no surprise that you can now buy a drone for less than $15. The question is, is it worth the trouble, or should you keep saving for something a little more pricey? Today we'll find out, with a short review of the F36 Mini RC Drone.

Jul 31, 2018
Featured image of Tevo Tornado vs Creality CR-10 – 3D Printer Shootout
Whirlwind vs Powerhorse
Tevo Tornado vs Creality CR-10 – 3D Printer Shootout

Two printers. Similar designs. Unbelievable prices. Thus comes the question we all want answered: How do they perform in comparison to each other, and which offers better specs? Introducing our 3D printer shootout: TEVO Tornado vs Creality CR-10.

Jun 29, 2018
Featured image of 10 Best (3D Printed) Robot Arms to DIY of Buy
A Call To Arms
10 Best (3D Printed) Robot Arms to DIY of Buy

In the last two decades, robot arms have migrated from industrial tools to household tools, toys, and DIY projects. Here we list a few of the best robot arms that you can buy or 3D print to extend your workshop or just use for fun!

Jun 19, 2018
Featured image of TPU Filament – Explained and Compared
Feeling Flexible?
TPU Filament – Explained and Compared

Flexible filaments like TPU are becoming popular to test 3D printer capabilities and, of course, print objects that can stretch, bend, and curl. The question is, what is this TPU we keep hearing about, and which brands offer the best varieties? Keep reading to find out!