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Cura First Layer Settings: Initial Layer Simply Explained

The initial layer is the foundation of the entire 3D model. Learn all about Cura's first layer settings and how to get them perfect!

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Raspberry Pi as a 3D Printer Controller: How to Set It Up

Control your 3D printer easily from anywhere with a Raspberry Pi as a 3D printer controller. Learn how to set up OctoPrint and get started!

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Filament Jam: Filament Stuck in Extruder – 3 Easy Fixes

Is the filament stuck in the extruder again? Check out our simple guide to stop filament jams from ruining your day and your 3D printer.

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CoreXY 3D Printer Design: Why It Makes a Difference

The CoreXY 3D printer design offers advantages over other 3D printer designs, but there are also downsides. Let's take a closer look at them.

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3D Printing Tips: How to Improve 3D Print Quality

Perfecting 3D print quality can feel like a long journey, but it's worth it! Check out these 3D printing tips to improve print quality!

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Z Banding / Z Wobble: How to Prevent It

3D printer Z banding, or Z wobble, is when regularly-spaced bulges form around the sides of a printed part. Learn some tips to prevent it!

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PLA vs ABS vs PETG: The Differences Simply Explained

PLA vs. ABS vs. PETG is a three-way rumble without a clear winner. Read on for a comparison between these great filaments!

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The Strongest Infill Patterns

Slicers offer many infill pattern options, but not all of them yield strong 3D prints. Read on to learn about the strongest infill patterns!

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3D Printer Firmware: The Best Options of 2021

Choosing 3D printer firmware can be challenging. Read on to find out the best options and how to install them on your 3D printer.

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Cura: Combing Mode – Simply Explained

In Cura, combing is an important setting that reduces retractions and can prevent stringing. Learn how you can use combing mode in Cura!

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The Best Creality Ender 6 Upgrades & Mods of 2022

The Ender 6 is a powerful printer with lots of great features, but it can still be better. Read on to see the best Creality Ender 6 upgrades!

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Anycubic i3 Mega Firmware Update: How to Upgrade

The Mega is a popular budget 3D printer, but it can be improved. Learn all about the Anycubic i3 Mega firmware and how to update it!

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Anycubic Photon Workshop Tutorial: How to Get Started

Anycubic Photon Workshop is a great program for Anycubic printers. Read on to learn all about this slicer and getting started!

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Blender: Simplify Mesh – Simply Explained

Want to simplify mesh in Blender? Clean up a mesh for 3D printing? Follow along as we show you how to use Blender to simplify meshes!

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DIY CNC Router: How to Build Your Own CNC Router

Learn how to build your own CNC router from scratch. We break down the entire process into simple steps. Get cutting in no time!

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10 Methods for 3D Printing Post-Processing (PLA & More)

3D printing post-processing can make your work look better and improve strength. Learn 10 methods of post-processing PLA, PETG, and more!

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Prusa i3 MK3S/MK3S+ Build Volume: How Big Is It Really?

Build volume isn't always about numbers. Read on to learn the true Prusa i3 MK3S build volume, and see how it compares to the competition.

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The Best VR 3D Modeling Software of 2021

If you want to do 3D modeling for and within VR, it can seem daunting to find the right tools. Check out the best VR 3D modeling software!

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Ender 3 (V2/Pro) All-Metal Hot End Upgrade

An all-metal hot end unlocks many new materials. Here's what to consider when upgrading your Ender 3 (V2/Pro) to an all-metal hot end.

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The Best Free AutoCAD DWG Viewers of 2021

Opening DWG files without AutoCAD is easy! Check out our list of the best free DWG viewers (online & offline) available right now.

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