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Extruder Calibration: 6 Easy Steps to Calibrate Your Extruder

Is something strange about your 3D prints? You may need to calibrate your extruder! Read on to learn how to do the extruder calibration.

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

Looking for "SolidWorks 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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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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Ender 3 (Pro) Firmware Update: How to Install Marlin

Want to do an Ender 3 firmware update? We'll show you how to updade the firmware to the latest version of Marlin with manual LCD mesh bed leveling.

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2020 Cura Tutorial: Master Cura Slicer Software Settings

Read our easy-to-follow in-depth Cura tutorial to explore the hidden features and settings of the Cura slicer software - that’s where the fun really starts!

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2020 AutoCAD Tutorial: 6 Easy Steps for Beginners

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

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Ender 3 Calibration: How to Calibrate Your Ender 3 (Pro)

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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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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SLA 3D Printing: Is 3D Printer Resin Toxic?

3D printing resin can affect users and the environment. Learn more about resin and how to keep yourself and the planet safe.

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Blender: How to Add a Texture – Simply Explained

Want your Blender models to look different than the default gray? Then you're going to need to use some textures. Read through our step-by-step tutorial to get a grasp on textures and the UV editor, then use what you've learned on your own objects to make them look real!

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2020 Best Free Online CAD / 3D-Modeling 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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3D Printer Calibration: How to Calibrate Your 3D Printer

Check out our 3D printer calibration guide to discover the best ways to manually calibrate your printer and fine-tune your slicer settings.

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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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The Perfect Ender 3 (Pro) PETG Settings

Want to 3D print with PETG on your beloved Ender 3 but aren't sure about the settings? Discover the perfect Ender 3 PETG settings with this simple guide.

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