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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

May 4, 2018
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What Would it Take to 3D Print a 1:1 Scale Death Star?

A 3D printed Death Star in its original size and glory - that’s definitely a 3D printing project of galactic proportions. Franklin Houser has crunched the numbers.

May 4, 2018
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From AT-AT to Yoda
35 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.

Feb 24, 2018
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2018 3D Printed Drone Guide – All You Need to Know

Check out 2018 guide to 3D printed drones with resources, materials, and ideas. In fact, all you need to start 3D printing your own drone parts.

Feb 15, 2018
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3D Print Lego – 28 Fantastic Lego Parts to 3D Print

How about 3D printing curved Lego bricks, superhero figurines or a Brio converter? Here are 28 fantastic Lego parts that you can 3D print. 3D print Lego now!

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

Here is a complete overview of all PLA filament blends available today? Algea, Aluminum, Bamboo Wood, Beer, Birch Wood, Brass, Bronze, Carbon Fiber, Cedar Wood, Coconut Wood, Coffee, Color Changing, Conductive, Copper, Cork Wood, Ebony Wood, ...

Dec 25, 2017
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3Doodler Review – 3Doodler Create: The Best 3D Pen of 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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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 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 13, 2017
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3D Printed Phone Cases – 5 Best Sources to Create Your Own

Want to protect and customize your smartphone? Here are the best services for customizing 3D printed phone cases.

Aug 29, 2017
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Yummy!
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.

Feb 28, 2017
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3Doodler Create Review: Using This 3D Printing Pen Is Fun

The 3Doodler is renowned as the world's first 3D printing pen. But is it the best? Read our detailed 3Doodler Create review.

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

Interested in 3D printing? Read the most comprehensive guide to 3D printing answering 101 essential questions about 3D printing.

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.

May 30, 2016
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Flashforge Finder 3D Printer Review: (Almost) For Beginners

It's a sophisticated little 3D printer for beginners, but a little bit tricky to set up. Read our Flashforge Finder review to learn more.