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Lucas Carolo

Lucas Carolo is a member of All3DP’s Content Academy and contributing writer for All3DP.com.

Lucas Carolo is an MSc candidate in mechanical engineering, doing research on metal additive manufacturing technologies. An experienced product development engineer, he’s also a maker and passionate about home DIY projects. Unsurprisingly, he's a proud owner of a couple of 3D printers and a homemade CNC router.

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Spice up your game with these great Settlers of Catan 3D prints! Read on for cool customizations and stunning 3D printed Catan pieces!

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Top 10 Open-Source 3D Printers

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