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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

Feb 27, 2019
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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.

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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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 6, 2019
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10 Best SketchUp Alternatives in 2019

Looking for an alternative to SketchUp? Although SketchUp is one of the most widely used CAD programs for beginners, plenty of great alternatives exist that may be even better-suited for your 3D modeling needs. And so, we've gathered the best of the rest and explained why you should try them out.

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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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 3, 2019
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Blender: Background Image – Simply Explained

Ever wondered how to set a background image in Blender? If you're tired of switching between your software and your reference image, this tutorial is for you.

Jan 3, 2019
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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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Weekend 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!

Dec 10, 2018
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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.

Nov 21, 2018
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3D Printed Ring – 4 Best Sources to Find the Perfect Model

Looking for some sweet accessories to add to your collection? Why not try a 3D printed ring? Here are our favorite places to find 3D printable and 3D printed rings.

Nov 11, 2018
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3D Printed Jewelry – 4 Best Places to Buy It

What better way to dress than with 3D printed jewelry? Whether you're looking to buy some new accessories or just gawk at beautiful jewelry, you've come to the right place. Deck yourself out with innovative designs made by talented artists, all available online.

Nov 5, 2018
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Meshmixer Supports – How to Generate Supports with Meshmixer

Meshmixer is a small but powerful tool for 3D printing, including generating supports for printable models. Find out all you need to know about Meshmixer supports in this mini-tutorial.

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.

Aug 30, 2018
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What is a Delta 3D Printer? – Simply Explained

You may have heard of delta 3D printers, but what are they really? How do they work? Should you get one? Here are the answers, simply explained.