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Want to learn something new? Check out our helpful tutorials, guides, and how-tos for 3D printing, CAD, CNC, laser cutting and more.

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Blender: Mirror Modifier – Simply Explained

Having a hard time getting your symmetries nice and even, or want to flip an object the opposite direction in Blender? Learn more about the Blender mirror modifier which makes this task straightforward!

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Can You 3D Print PVC? – Simply Explained

This material is a favorite in the burgeoning world of advanced manufacturing, but can you 3D print PVC? Read on to find out more.

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Best 3D Hubs Alternatives

3D Hubs is one of the largest and most popular 3D printing services available, but it’s not perfect. Explore this list of 3D Hubs alternatives to see how it stacks up against the competition.

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3MF to STL – How to Convert 3MF Files to STL

Even if 3MF is the more capable format, you'll need to convert to STL to interface with your existing 3D printing workflow. Make the conversion simply and easily with these convenient tools.

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3D Printer Near Me – The Easiest Way to Find Them

Want to try your hand at 3D printing but thinking "I don’t have a 3D printer near me"? Or maybe you want to 3D print in an exotic material that your printer can’t handle, like gold or silver? Either way, we got you covered.

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How to 3D Print a Name Tag Using Tinkercad

How to use the free Tinkercad web tool to build a 3D printable name plate, e.g. as a tag for your luggage or as a present.

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The Most Common 3D Printed Prosthetics

Thanks to their relatively high accessibility and affordability, 3D printed prosthetics are slowly changing the face of medicine. Check out some of the most common and most promising projects!

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News, Models, Services
The Most Popular 3D Printing Sites

The world of 3D printing is a big and confusing place. Handily there are legions of 3D printing sites out there that help make sense of it all. In this article, we describe some of the best sites for model downloads, news and printing services to help you to wrap your head around the always growing 3D printing industry.

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Hobbyist 3D Printer: 5 Best Printers for 3D Printing Enthusiasts

Are you an enthusiast looking for an affordable, reliable 3D printer that can work long hours? Check out this list of our favorite hobbyist 3D printers!

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Best 3D Printed Glasses to Beat the Heat

3D printing has opened doors to making all sorts of custom-designed objects, including 3D printed glasses. What are they? Where can you find them? Read on to learn all about where to find your next pair of 3D printed shades.

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2020 Best SLS 3D Printing Services

SLS opens many manufacturing doors. Check out these professional 3D printing providers, who can deliver the SLS prints of your dreams.

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Blender Undo & Redo – All You Need to Know

Mistakes are natural but still unwanted. Fortunately, undoing them in Blender isn't as hard as in real life. In this article, we'll go through undoing, redoing, the undo history, and some other useful commands.

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How to Use a Laser to Cut Glass

Need some glass cut with precision? Learn how to laser cut glass, one of the best methods for generating arbitrary shapes!

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CAD Software for Linux: 8 Best Tools in 2020

CAD is an essential tool, but is there good CAD software for Linux users? Check out our picks of the best Linux CAD software available today.

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How to Get a Free 3D Printer – Serious Solutions

Want to get into 3D printing but not so keen on the initial costs? Check out these ways to maybe get your hands on a free 3D printer!

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