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2020 AutoCAD Free Download: Is There a Free Full Version?

Looking for "AutoCAD free download" and don't want to commit to buy the full version of the popular CAD software? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free full version?

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Ender 3 Extender Kit: What Is It & How to Install It?

The Ender 3 Extender kit can increase your print area to 400 x 400 mm! If you're running out of room, read on to learn how to upgrade.

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2020 Best Free 3D Printing Software (Fall Update)

Looking for free 3D printing software? Check out our selection of the best 3D printing software for beginners and pros. All are free.

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Troubleshooting Guide to Common 3D Printing Problems

Got 3D printing issues? Check out our 3D printing troubleshooting guide to all common 3D printing problems and their solutions. Includes both FDM and SLA.

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2020 Best Free CAD Software (Fall Update)

Check out our selection of the best free CAD software tools, including 2D and 3D CAD programs for beginners, intermediate, and advanced users.

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Ender 3 Cura Settings: The Best Ender 3 Cura Profile

Looking for the perfect Ender 3 Cura profile? We will show you how to find the best Ender 3 Cura settings for your 3D printer.

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2020 Best 3D Scanner Apps for Android & iPhone

Check out the best 3D scanner app options for Android and iPhone. They're fun, accessible, and require no extra hardware!

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2020 Best Free 3D Modeling Software

Searching for free 3D modeling software? Check out our comprehensive overview of the best free 3D design software available right now.

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2020 Best 3D Printer Slicer Software (Fall Update)

Want to get the best results from your 3D printer? Check out our guide to the best 3D printer slicer software. Even better, most of them are free.

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2020 Best Free Online CAD / 3D-Modeling Software

Check out our selection of the best free online CAD software available right now for online 3D modeling.

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3D Printer Filament Grinding: How to Fix It

Filament grinding can occur as the result of several other issues. Read on to find out what causes it and how you can make it go away!

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Image to 3D Model: How to Create a 3D Model From Photos

Give life to your favorite images and learn how to create a 3D model from photos. No professional experience required. (JPG to STL / PNG to STL)

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The Best Cura Infill Pattern (for Your Needs)

Infill can look cool, add strength, and save money, but it all depends on the print. Learn all you need to know about Cura infill patterns.

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The Perfect PETG Print Settings

PETG combines ABS's strength with PLA's ease of printing. Learn the best PETG print settings (including PETG print speed) for perfect results!

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3D Print Stringing: 5 Easy Ways to Prevent It

In 3D printing, stringing is a common problem, especially with flexible materials. Overcome this issue with these 5 simple solutions.

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