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How to Create a Raspberry Pi 4 NAS Drive

If you're interested in data privacy, learn how to use your 3D printer and a Raspberry Pi 4 for a NAS (network-attached storage) setup!

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10 Best Free 3D Modeling Software for Beginners

3D modeling takes a lot of practice, but with time anyone can learn it. Check out the 10 best free 3D modeling software tools for beginners in 2021.

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Ender 3 (Pro/V2) Cura Settings: Best Ender 3 Cura Profile

The Ender 3 (Pro/V2) and Cura are a match made in 3D printing heaven. Keep reading for the best Ender 3 Cura settings for perfect prints.

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Troubleshooting 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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Image to 3D Model: How to Create a 3D Model from Photos

Learn how to convert a photo to a 3D model, and give life to your favorite images. No professional experience required!

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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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2021 Best Photogrammetry Software (Some are Free)

3D scanning by means of photogrammetry is exciting and rewarding. Check out our guide to the best photogrammetry software available right now. Some are free.

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2021 Best 3D Printer Slicer Software

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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Extruder Calibration: 6 Easy Steps to Calibrate Your Extruder

If there's something strange about your 3D prints, you may need to calibrate your extruder. Read on to learn how to do extruder calibration!

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Ender 3 V2 Firmware Update: How to Update/Install Marlin

You can do Ender 3 V2 firmware updates using just a Micro SD card! Read on for a step-by-step walkthrough on how to do it.

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2021 Best 3D Design Apps for 3D Modeling (iPad & Android)

3D modeling has gone portable! Check out our selection of the best 3D design apps for modeling with iPad and Android.

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PLA Not Sticking to Bed: 6 Easy Fixes

When it comes to printing in PLA, not sticking to the bed is a common issue. Read on for a few different easy solutions for this problem!

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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 print speed and retraction settings!

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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 five simple solutions!

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PLA Smoothing: Beginner’s Guide to Smoothing 3D Prints

Even the best FDM 3D printer produces layer lines. Check our guide to smoothing 3D prints to learn three methods of PLA smoothing for a professional finish.

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