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Tyler Koslow

Tyler Koslow is a tech journalist hailing from Brooklyn, New York. His specialties include 3D printing technology, music, and anything else that happens to be shaking up everyday life. When he’s not pounding away at his computer keys, you can find Tyler riding his bicycle, playing guitar, and eating pasta. Follow @tykoslow

By Tyler Koslow

Mar 26, 2018
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Meddling with Metal
Desktop Metal Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Markforged

Desktop Metal has filed a lawsuit against Markforged for allegedly copying portions of the Massachusetts-based startup's patented metal 3D printing processes. After looking through the court documents, we found that the allegations showcase an interesting history between the two competitors. 

Mar 25, 2018
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The Key to Organization
Weekend Project: Make Life Easier with the Pocket-Sized Keytool

Looking for an easy way to organize your life? This 3D printable keytool will hold your keys, USB, a small ruler, a docking device for your phone, and even a bottle opener all in one place.  

Mar 24, 2018
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Birds of a Feather Print Together
Peacock Gets 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg from Random Reddit User

A Wyoming family's pet peacock lost its foot from frostbite, the owners went searching for help on Reddit. One random user decided to design and 3D print a prosthetic device for the majestic bird, giving it a better chance at leading a quality life.  

Mar 24, 2018
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♫ Stir it upppp ♫
Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Magnetic Stirrer

Need some on-the-run laboratory equipment or just a neat way to mix liquids? One hobbyist named John Coggeshall shows us how to build a 3D printed magnetic stirrer. Let's get scientific!

Mar 23, 2018
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Bright and Shiny Memories
Weekend Project: Brighten Memories with the 3D Printed Lithophane Lamp

Maker and YouTuber MakewithRex shows us how to create a 3D printed lithophane lamp. By following his instructions, you can turn your favorite photos into a lantern of memories. 

Mar 21, 2018
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Print Your Design While You Design It
Researchers Combine VR, CAD, and 3D Printing to Create the Robotic Modeling Assistant

A team of researchers have developed RoMA, an interactive fabrication system that uses virtual reality to 3D model an object while a robotic 3D printer simultaneously builds the design.

Mar 19, 2018
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Built to Thrill
2018 Anet A8 Review – The Most Popular 3D Printer

The Anet A8 is the most popular 3D printer of summer 2018. Check out our Anet A8 review to learn why, plus the most important upgrades, and how it differs from the Anet A6.

Mar 19, 2018
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Mo Money, Mo Metal
Desktop Metal Raises $65 Million in Funding From Ford Motor Company

Desktop Metal has raised $65 million during its latest funding round. The new financing, which was led by Ford Motor Company, brings the Boston-based 3D printing startup's total investment amount to $277 million. 

Mar 18, 2018
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Shred the Gnar
Weekend Project: Shred the Streets with Your Own 3D Printed Longboard

LulzBot shows us how to build a fully functional longboard using 3D printing technology. You can follow along with their surprisingly simple instructions or use them as a basis to build your own board. 

Mar 15, 2018
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Scan and Slice
Ultimaker Integrates HP Scanning Software into Cura Slicing Software

Ultimaker has announced it will integrate HP scanning software into Ultimaker Cura, optimizing the workflow between 3D scanning and 3D printing. 

Mar 14, 2018
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8-Bits of Fish
Live at SXSW: Open Meals Shows Off 3D Printed 8-Bit Sushi

At SXSW, the digital food company Open Meals unveiled its Pixel Food Printer, a 3D printer capable of producing edible and pixelated 8-bit sushi. 

Mar 11, 2018
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The Coolest Bird on the Branch
Weekend Project: 3D Print a Mechanical Hummingbird

It's time to leave the nest and make yourself a stunning and challenging DIY desk ornament. Maker Greg Zumwalt has created a complex 3D printed mechanical hummingbird-themed automata toy--and you can too.   

Mar 10, 2018
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Let's Get Physics-cal
Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Animated Physics Toy

Looking for an awesomely interactive project to 3D print this weekend? The Ruiz Brothers and Phillip Burgess have shared Animated LED Sand, a DIY physics toy featured on Adafruit. 

Mar 5, 2018
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Bad to the Bone
12-Foot-Tall Skeleton 3D Printed for Mexican Festival of Lights in Guadalajara

The Mexican 3D printing service Moti Digital used a Massivit 1800 3D printer to create a 12-foot-tall skeleton structure. The installation was showcased during the Mexican Festival of Light celebrations in Guadalajara.

Mar 4, 2018
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Time to Shine
Weekend Project: How to Properly Polish & Oxidize Your Metal 3D Prints

Metal 3D printing filaments are perfect for busts, figurines, and other 3D models. But in order to achieve that true metal look, you have to know how to properly post-process your metal 3D print. This weekend, get familiar with polishing and oxidizing techniques that will help your 3D print shine.