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Jackson O'Connell

Jackson O'Connell is a member of All3DP’s Content Academy and contributing writer for All3DP.com.

Jackson is from Roswell, Georgia. He's a high school student who enjoys all things mechanical and mathematical. In his spare time, he likes to CAD, work on 3D printers, and help his school's robotics team. He loves math, especially statistics, and hopes to be an actuary one day. He also enjoys learning about finance and material sciences.

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It's All in the Filling Jan 8, 2021
3D Printing Infill: The Basics – Simply Explained

In 3D printing, infill plays an important role in a part's strength, structure, and weight. Read on to learn more about it.

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Baby, It's Cold Outside Jan 8, 2021
Best Ender 3 (Pro/V2) Enclosures: 6 Simple Solutions

Expand the printing options of your Ender 3! Whether you build or buy it, read on to see the best Ender 3 enclosures.

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Same Level, Different Process Jan 8, 2021
Ender 3 V2 & BLTouch: How to Install It

If you love your Ender 3 V2, a BLTouch bed leveling sensor might be your next upgrade. Find out how and why you'll want to install it!

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No Boots Required Jan 8, 2021
Ender 3 V2 Firmware Update (Marlin): 7 Simple Steps

You can do Ender 3 V2 firmware updates using just a Micro SD card! Read on for a step-by-step walkthrough on how to install Marlin.

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Another DAE, Another File Jan 7, 2021
DAE Files: Collada Files Simply Explained

The DAE/Collada file format is typically used for graphics and visual effects. Read on to learn more about this format and what it can do!

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They're Electrifying! Jan 7, 2021
Conductive Filament (PLA): Best Brands in 2021

Conductive PLA filament is gaining in popularity for DIY electrical projects. Read on to learn more and find out the best brands!

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Chop, Chop! Jan 5, 2021
Best Slicers for the Ender 3 (Pro/V2)

Not all slicers are created equal! Learn about the best slicers for the Ender 3 (Pro/V2) to find the best slicer for your needs.

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Light It Up Jan 2, 2021
3D Printer Light: 4 Solutions to See Your Printer Better

If you like to keep an eye on your prints, LEDs will help! Learn some options to see your prints in the dark with these 3D printer lights.

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So Fresh and Clean Jan 1, 2021
3D Printed Bathroom Accessories: 15 Useful Models

Bathrooms fit a lot of useful things into a small space. Get organized with a 3D printed shower head, toothbrush holder, soap dish, and more!

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A Fresh Slate Dec 26, 2020
15 Great 3D Printing Projects to Get Ready for 2021

We're all ready for a new year to begin. Check out these 2021 3D prints that are festive and pefect for celebrating the year ahead!

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This Armor Is Not a Toy Dec 22, 2020
3D Printed Mandalorian Helmet: 10 Most Epic 3D Models

Helmets have a sacred importance to all Mandalorians. Read on to find amazing designs of 3D printed Mandalorian helmets.

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An Effect-ive Format Dec 22, 2020
FBX File Format (CAD): Simply Explained

FBX files can hold information for visual effects, among other things. Read on to find out what the FBX file format can do and how it's used!

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Shred the Slopes Dec 19, 2020
Incredible Prints: 3D Printed Skis & Snow Equipment

3D printing continues to push boundaries as people discover its never-ending uses. Find out if 3D printed skis are a reality or a fantasy.

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Never Gonna Let You Down Dec 14, 2020
3D Printed Shelves: 10 Great Storage Solutions

No one likes clutter. Invest in home improvement and get your place in order with these great 3D printed shelves!

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Stick With It Dec 14, 2020
Magnetic vs Polypropylene Build Plate: The Differences

Build plates can affect the quality of your prints. Read on to learn about two 3D printer build plate options: magnetic and polypropylene!

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Better Than Grandma's Dec 11, 2020
3D Printed Christmas Cookie Cutters: 10 Festive Models

Christmas is almost here! Make sure your baked goods are in shape for the season with these great Christmas-themed 3D printed cookie cutters.

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Feel the Tension Dec 8, 2020
How to Re-Spool Filament – Simply Explained

Resolve extrusion issues caused by a poorly wound filament spool! Learn how to properly re-spool your filament to prevent knots and tangles.

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A Hot Mess Dec 6, 2020
How to Fix Heat Creep (3D Printer): Tips & Tricks

Heat creep has filament melt too early in the hot end, sometimes resulting in clogs. Learn the causes of and solutions to this problem!

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Sweet Ride! Dec 4, 2020
3D Printed Toy Cars: 10 Great Models to Lead the Way

Whether you collect Hot Wheels, Matchbox, or other model cars, check out these 3D printed car toys based on real and fictional cars!

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Prepare for Battle Dec 2, 2020
3D Printed RC Tank: 10 Amazing Prints & Projects

Check out these 3D printed RC tank projects that will wreck the competition and allow you to put your skills into action.

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