Want more control of your printer? Follow along as we download and install Pronterface. You'll giving real-time commands in no time!
A stereolithography file, or STL, is a common method of expressing a 3D concept model. Most manufacturing systems, however, require G-code. To this end, you might be wondering how to convert STL to G-code. Find out in the following!
Everyone sees it, but no one likes to talk about it -- the rash on their 3D print, also known as zits or blobs. Here you'll find all the facts: What they are, how to prevent them, and how to get rid of them!
Tree supports are efficient and tidy. Find out why Cura's tree support setting is our new favorite 3D printing trick.
A G-code editor allows you to change your CNC or 3D printing code. Read on to find a good G-code editor from our top picks!
In the last two decades, robot arms have migrated from industrial tools to household tools, toys, and DIY projects. Here we list a few of the best robot arms that you can buy or 3D print to extend your workshop or just use for fun!
Still confused about how to convert STL to STEP? You're in luck. Check out these two straightforward ways to make the conversion!
Kids can enjoy CAD, too! Check out this list of 3D modeling software, some of which are specially tailored for children.
3D printing raft vs brim vs skirt: All three features are unique and address different problems. Check out this simple guide to know which to choose.
Check out this awesome FreeCAD tutorial where you can easily learn how to create your first design and bring it to life with 3D printing! No CAD or 3D printing experience required.
If the relationship between you and your Ender 3's hot end is getting heated, consider replacing the stock model with one of several alternatives.
Scenes can get messy in Blender, and sometimes you need to transform a bunch of objects together. Learn how to group, hide, and select all objects.
This MeshMixer tutorial for beginners will show you how to use Autodesk Meshmixer and how to make your model ready to 3D print.
With a Kinect and some software, you can make a decent 3D model of just about anything! Read on for our selection of the best Kinect 3D scanning software!
Have a Creality but don't know which slicer software to use? Check out our top picks of the best slicers for Creality 3D printers.
Learn the basics of direct drive and Bowden extruders, hot and cold ends, nozzle sizes, and materials and to find the best 3D printer extruder for your needs.
Dimensions and sizes can be very confusing, even on the popular Ender 3. Keep reading to find out what secrets the Ender 3 dimensions hold.