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Franklin Houser

Franklin was born in Ontario Canada, where he grew up playing hockey, felling trees, and shovelling snow. He later moved to Germany to pursue his higher education. There, he began flying as a hobby and more recently started pursuing his interest in film and photography. Franklin is intrigued by anything high-tech, gladly joining the discussion on 3d printing and other emerging technologies.

By Franklin Houser

Feb 1, 2018
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32 Fantastic PLA Filament Blends – The Complete Overview

Have you ever been on set only to realize you could use some more gear? If you have, then you’re ready for 3D printed camera gear.  For indie filmmakers on a tight budget, but also professional filmmakers, 3D printing could come to the rescue. With 3D printing on the rise, the possibilities are endless. Here […]

Dec 25, 2017
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3Doodler Review – The 3Doodler Create is the Best 3D Pen 2017

3Doodler is renowned as the world's first 3D printing pen. Their current starter model is the Create. But is this 3D pen really worth the money? Yes, it is! The 3Doodler Create is fun, playful, and a great addition to the modern creative toolset. Read our detailed 3Doodler review to learn more.

Dec 7, 2017
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Earth's Biggest Selection
25 Best Selling 3D Printers on Amazon (Last 30 Days)

Shopping for a 3D printer on Amazon? Read our Amazon 3D printer buyer's guide to learn about the best selling 3D printers of the last 30 days.

Nov 23, 2017
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Best-Selling 3D Printer Extruders and Extruder Parts at Amazon

Looking for a 3D printer extruder? Find the best-selling 3D printer extruders and extruder parts at Amazon in our list.

Nov 10, 2017
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Improve your Printer
25 Best-Selling 3D Printer Parts & Accessories at Amazon

Bring your 3D printer to the next level. Here are the essential 3D printer parts & accessories you can find at Amazon.

Oct 30, 2017
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3D Scanner Prices: 14 Best-Selling 3D Scanners on Amazon

Looking for an affordable 3D scanner? Read our guide to the best selling 3D scanners currently on Amazon, incl. 3D scanner prices.

Oct 24, 2017
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8 Best 3D Printer Controllers and Components on Amazon

Building your own 3D printer? Choose your 3D printer controller wisely using this list of 3D printer controllers you can buy on Amazon.

Oct 23, 2017
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Get Great Filament for a Low Price
20 Best-Selling 3D Printer Filaments on Amazon

If you're going to buy filament, why not buy the most popular 3D printer filaments at the most popular online retailer?

Sep 18, 2017
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How to Build a 3D Printer from Scratch
3 Best DIY 3D Printer Plans (Prusa & RepRap)

So you want to build a RepRap 3D printer from scratch (not from a kit)? Here are the best DIY 3D printer plans to start with.

Sep 9, 2017
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8 Cheapest 3D Printers Under $200/$300/$400 Worth the Money

Want the cheapest 3D printer? Here are 8 3D printers under $400, 5 3D printers under $300 and a 3D printer under $200, all worth the money.

Sep 1, 2017
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From AT-AT to Yoda
40 Epic Star Wars 3D Models to 3D Print

A Yoda for your desk? A laser sword pen holder? Or a battery powered walking AT-AT? Check out these epic Star Wars models to 3D print.

Aug 29, 2017
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3D Printed Food: A Culinary Guide to 3D Printing Food

Creating food is the most delicious application of 3D printing. Read our guide to learn more about 3D printed food and 3D food printers.

Aug 24, 2017
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3D Printed Drones: Guide, Resources, Materials, and Ideas

3D printing and drones: How much do these exciting technologies have in common? More than you might think.

Nov 8, 2016
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3D Printing 101
The Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing – 101 Questions Answered

Have you ever been on set only to realize you could use some more gear? If you have, then you’re ready for 3D printed camera gear.  For indie filmmakers on a tight budget, but also professional filmmakers, 3D printing could come to the rescue. With 3D printing on the rise, the possibilities are endless. Here […]

Jun 21, 2016
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3D Printed Camera Gear: Save Some Money!

Have you ever been on set only to realize you could use some more gear? If you have, then you're ready for 3D printed camera gear.