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Tian Ooi

Tian Ooi is a member of All3DP’s Content Academy and contributing writer for All3DP.com.

By Tian Ooi

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May 14, 2019
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The Wonderful World of Welding
PLA Welding – How to Fuse PLA Seams and Cracks

PLA welding is a great technique to put in your 3D printing tool box. Allowing you to join two 3D printed pieces together or fill in cracks, PLA welding can form strong, durable bonds. How does it work? When should you use it? Read on to learn more.

May 5, 2019
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10 Best SketchUp Alternatives in 2019

Looking for a SketchUp alternative? Check out the 10 best options available right now. Some of them may even be better-suited for your 3D modeling needs.

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Apr 9, 2019
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Articulations Abound!
3D Printed Joints – The Basics

Joints are a key component of 3D printing design. They may seem intimidating, but they're simple if you keep some tips in mind. Find out about 3D printed joints!

Feb 27, 2019
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With Just a Click (or Two)
STL to OBJ – How to Convert STL Files to OBJ

Changing a file's format can be annoyingly frustrating at times. Converting an STL to OBJ, however, is quick and easy. We gathered all you need to know right here.

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Feb 17, 2019
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2019 OctoPrint Setup Guide – How to Set Up Octoprint Easily

OctoPrint is great a free, open-source tool to control and monitor prints from a browser! Learn how to set it up with this easy step-by-step guide.

Feb 8, 2019
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No Printer No Problem
3D Pen Art – The Most Amazing 3D Pen Creations in 2019

3D pen art is an underappreciated medium, but that doesn't stop these talented artists! Here are some of the most amazing 3D pen creations on the internet.

Feb 4, 2019
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5 Greatest 3D Printing Applications in 2019

There are countless 3D printing applications in manufacturing, technology, and society. From education to medicine, here are a few ways 3D printing impacts our world today!

Jan 23, 2019
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Zero-G 3DP!
3D Printing in Space – 4 Most Promising Projects

3D printing in space is an awesome merging of futuristic fields. From Mars dust buildings to mini satellites, these are our most promising 3D printing in space projects!

Jan 15, 2019
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Food of the Future
Chocolate 3D Printer – All You Need to Know in 2019

Ever wondered whether it was possible to 3D print chocolate? Spoiler alert: It is! If you want to make some of these delightful delicacies yourself, or if you want to know more about a chocolate 3D printer works, read on.

Jan 3, 2019
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Tube, or Not Tube
Bowden Tube – All You Need to Know

You may have heard of Bowden tubes, but what are they really? How are they different from other extruders, and which should you choose? Find out in this guide to Bowden tubes.

Dec 22, 2018
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'Tis the Season
[Project] Deck the Halls with 10 3D Printed Christmas Ornaments

Looking to spice up your Christmas tree this year? Why shop for ornaments when you could 3D print your own? Get inspired with these 10 3D printed Christmas ornaments!

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Dec 12, 2018
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Best 3D Printed Glasses to Beat the Heat

3D printing has opened doors to making all sorts of custom-designed objects, including 3D printed glasses. What are they? Where can you find them? Read on to learn all about where to find your next pair of 3D printed shades.

Dec 10, 2018
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It's Good to Be Normal
Blender: Recalculate Normals – Simply Explained

Normals are a small but important part of your Blender model. They define what's "outside" and what's "inside" your model. So how do you recalculate normals that are facing the wrong way? Read on to learn more.

Oct 26, 2018
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Good to the Bone
3D Printed Bones – 3 Most Promising Projects of 2018

3D printed bones are yet another revolutionary application of 3D printing technology. Though it's still an emerging field of research, it has the potential to change the face of medicine. Here are some of the most promising projects for 3D printed bones.

Sep 25, 2018
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3D Printed Prosthetic Hand – 4 Most Promising Projects 2018

3D printing has opened the way for advancements in many fields, including 3D printing prosthetic hands. Combining affordability with precise technology, these promising projects are working to make these prosthetic hands even more accessible to those who need them, changing hundreds if not thousands of lives.

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