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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

Apr 15, 2018
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Ready, Aim, Print
Weekend Project: Take Aim With This Awesome 3D Printed Mini Crossbow

South Korean maker "DIYPark" shows us how to create a fully 3D printed and functional Mini Crossbow. Set up some targets and take aim, because it's time to get your archery on.  

Apr 14, 2018
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OKAY 2 Play
Weekend Project: 3D Printed OKAY 2 Synth Brings Music to the Maker’s Ears

Oskitone's new and improved OKAY 2 is a mind-blowing DIY synth that you can 3D print and put together on your own. Hone your 3D printing and soldering skills with this sweet musical instrument and let the sounds sweep you away!

Apr 13, 2018
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Prusa...Print the Rainbow
Prusa Multi Material 2.0 Upgrade Kit Enables 3D Printing with 5 Different Filaments

Prusa Research has just released the new Multi Material 2.0 upgrade kit for the popular Prusa i3 MK3 and MK2.5 3D printers, allowing users to print with up to five different materials simultaneously.  

Apr 11, 2018
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Filament Fusion!
Project of the Week: Fuse Your Filament and 3D Print Multicolor Objects

No dual extrusion? No problem! This week's Project of the Week shows us how to fuse different filaments together and create your own multicolor objects with a single extrusion 3D printer. 

Apr 7, 2018
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Make Your Soda Shine
Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Customizable Soda Can Lamp

An engineer named Arnd (also known as AHNT) recently shared a fun 3D printing project, showing us how to create an customizable soda can lamp that can you light up with LEDs or a candle. 

Apr 6, 2018
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Checkmate Practicality
Pocket-Sized 3D Printed Chess Set is Both Incredible and Impractical

Designer Kiriakos Christodoulou has created the 3D printed Credit Card Chess Set, now available on Shapeways for $11 to $13. This pocket-sized game is quite impractical, but hey, it's also a pretty cool concept too. 

Apr 5, 2018
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A Solid Project
Project of the Week: 3D Printed Solid Eye from Metal Gear Solid 4

Are you a diehard fan of the Metal Gear video game franchise? Now you can use your 3D printer to cosplay as Solid Snake with a Solid Eye that is equipped with a working LED light.

Apr 4, 2018
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Diversity is Key
New Report Takes Deep Look at Gender Diversity in Additive Manufacturing

A new quarterly report from the organization Women in 3D Printing takes an in-depth look at diversity within the additive manufacturing, focusing on the employment distribution between genders, the different perception on professional opportunity, and the views of women who are pioneering the industry.  

Apr 3, 2018
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Bridging Data with 3D Printing
MX3D’s 3D Printed Steel Bridge Becomes “Living Laboratory” with Sensor Network

MX3D has finally finished building the full span of its long-awaited 3D printed steel bridge! For the next step, the Dutch company is working with the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction to install a network of sensors on the bridge.

Apr 1, 2018
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PLA Glue Gun
Weekend Project: 3D Printing Sticks for PLA Hot Glue Gun

Who needs a 3D printer when you have a hot glue gun? A new Hackaday project from Donald Papp shows us how to use molten PLA filament to glue 3D printed objects together.

Mar 31, 2018
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Weekend Project!
Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Mechanical Laser Show!

Looking for a weekend DIY project? Check out this awesome 3D printed hand-powered mechanical laser show created by software developer Evan Stanford. 

Mar 31, 2018
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Easter Edition
Weekend Project: 3D Printed Candy Dispenser

Get your sweet tooth ready for Easter's endless barrage of chocolate bunnies and Cadbury Eggs with a 3D printed candy dispenser. This project was originally designed by HelioxLab, and recently presented by the Dutch 3D printing filament producer colorFabb. 

Mar 30, 2018
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Painting on Eggshells
Weekend Project: Automate Easter Egg Decorating with the Sphere-O-Bot

Why paint your own Easter eggs when you can have a robot do it for you? The Sphere-O-Bot is an open source project from Evil Mad Scientist, and has been modded to draw intricate designs on your Easter eggs. 

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!