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The Perfect PLA Print & Bed Temperature

What's the best PLA print temperature? Check out this quick guide to learn all you need to know about PLA print & bed temperature.

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Best AutoCAD Alternatives (Some Are Free)

Looking for an AutoCAD alternative? Even if AutoCAD is the top dog, there are other good options out there. Check them out! Some are free...

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2020 Best Free Online CAD Software

Check out our guide to the best free online CAD software available right now for online 3D modeling. Some tools can be upgraded to add even more features.

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To Buy, or Not to Buy?
2020 Simplify3D Free Download: Is There a Free Full Version?

Looking for “Simplify3D free download” and don't want to commit to buy the popular slicer software? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free full version?

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The Best Cura Infill Pattern (for Your Needs)

Learn all you need to know about infill patterns in Cura. Find the best Cura infill pattern for cool and effective prints while saving time and money.

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How to Optimize Cura Support Settings – Simply Explained

In this article, we explore the main Cura support settings and show you how to optimize them to best support your overhangs.

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How to 3D Print Your Own Lithophane – Simply Explained

Looking to make those pictures on your mantelpiece literally stand out? Lithophanes offer a unique way to add some sophistication to your photos. In this article, we show you how to make your own!

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3D Printing Support Structures: All You Need To Know

Here’s everything you need to know about 3D printing support structures before you start printing overhangs and bridges in your models.

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Ender 3 Calibration: How to Calibrate Your Ender 3

Even the Ender 3 is only great if it's calibrated correctly. Check out this Ender 3 calibration guide to quickly learn how to calibrate your Ender 3.

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To Buy or Not to Buy
2020 Fusion 360 Free Download: Is There a Free Full Version?

Looking for "Fusion 360 free download" and don't want to commit to buying the full version of the popular 3D modeling software from Autodesk? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free full version?

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3D Printer Calibration: How to Calibrate Your 3D Printer

Check out our 3D printer calibration guide, to learn about the best ways to manually calibrate your printer and how to fine-tune your slicer settings for different filaments.

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Anycubic i3 Mega Cura Settings: Best i3 Mega Cura Profile

Looking for optimal Anycubic i3 Mega Cura settings? Here is what we suggest as the best Cura Anycubic i3 Mega Cura profile.

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2019 AutoCAD Tutorial: 6 Easy Steps for Beginners

Learn AutoCAD in just six easy steps. Our 2019 AutoCAD Tutorial for beginners will guide you step by step to design your first objects.

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Ender 3 BLTouch: Install It on Your 3D Printer

Install this popular sensor to enhance the leveling on your Creality Ender 3! The BLTouch Probe is the way to go!

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Ender 3: Change Filament – The Easiest Way to Do It

Want to change the filament on your Ender 3, but aren't sure how best to do it? Learn the easiest, quickiest, and smartest way.

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