Want to create and render on the go? You just need a smartphone or iPad! Read on for the best 3D rendering apps for iPad and Android.
It's Fusion 360 vs. Inventor! You've heard of them before, but do you know what both are about? Read on to learn what makes them different.
Your AutoCAD workflow can extend beyond the desktop. Read on to learn all about working with AutoCAD on an iPad!
Auto-bed leveling is an increasingly popular feature on 3D printers, but do you need it? Read about what it is, the methods, and more!
Z offset control can be useful in a number of ways, including printing on top of an object. Learn how to adjust Cura's Z offset setting!
Ironing is a useful slicing feature that can smooth out the top layer of 3D prints. Read on to learn all about Cura ironing settings!
An essential component in CNC machines and 3D printers, stepper motors make your machines move. Read on to learn all about them!
STL is a common file format for 3D models. Most manufacturing systems, however, require G-code. Find out how to convert STL to G-code!
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!
GRBL is free, easy-to-use firmware for your CNC machine. Read on to learn how the GRBL-Arduino combination makes for the best CNC experience.
Without the right bits, even the perfect CNC rig won't be going very far. Check out our beginner's guide to CNC router bits.
If you want to develop 3D game graphics but don't know where to get started, we have the solution. Here are the best 3D modeling tools!
Slicers offer many infill pattern options, but not all of them yield strong 3D prints. Read on to learn about the strongest infill patterns!
OctoPrint on Linux is a great combination for diehard Linux and 3D printing fans. Read on for an OctoPrint-Linux installation guide!
3D printing resins are tricky to handle, so how do you dispose of resin? Learn what (and what not) to do with this important material.
What is PLA material? Learn all you need to know about PLA plastic: basics, advantages, properties, uses, types, sustainability, and more.
SolidWorks is powerful software that's only available for Windows. Learn about how to get started with SolidWorks on Linux/Ubuntu!
Learn the basics of direct and Bowden extruders, hot and cold ends, direct drive and geared extruders, plus nozzle sizes, materials, and uses.
3D printer stepper motor drivers control the rotation of motors and can cause noise. Read on for the best stepper motor driver options!
STEP files allow you to construct complex 3D models, while STLs let you print them. Bring your models to life by converting STEP to STL!