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Jan 9, 2020
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Greatest 3D Printed Houses, Buildings & Constructions

Dreaming of a 3D printed house? Check out our selection of the most fascinating 3D printed houses, buildings, and constructions worldwide.

Jan 6, 2020
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Creality Ender 3 Software: 5 Must-Have Programs

The Ender 3 is a capable machine, which needs the right software to be outstanding. Check out our selection of must-have Ender 3 software.

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Jan 4, 2020
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The Future of 3D Printing: Beyond 2020

Similar to the way the World Wide Web democratized news, education, and entertainment, 3D printing has the potential to democratize the manufacturing of certain goods.

Nov 27, 2019
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3D Printed Kidney: The Latest Advancements

Producing a functional 3D printed kidney may not yet be a reality, but there are a number of promising projects. Read on as we cover some of the latest advancements in 3D printed kidney projects.

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Oct 20, 2019
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3D Printed Bearing: Tips & Tricks to 3D Print Your Own

Bearings are crucial components in all sorts of machines. But did you know you could 3D print them? Dig into the guide on 3D printed bearings to learn more!

Oct 19, 2019
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3D Printing Copper: How to Get Copper 3D Prints

Copper is a ubiquitous metal desired for its conductive properties. But did you know you can 3D print it? Explore this guide to copper 3D printing to find out more.

Oct 17, 2019
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Simple Guide to CNC Router Bits

Without the right bits, even the perfect CNC rig won't be going very far. Check out this simple guide to CNC router bits.

Oct 15, 2019
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Beginner’s Guide to Painting 3D Prints (PLA & ABS)

3D models can be great in their natural form, but sometimes you need to spice things up. Explore this detailed guide to painting 3D prints to learn more!

Oct 12, 2019
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What Is a Banana Pi? All You Need to Know

The Raspberry Pi is a well-known board in the hobbyist world, but what if you’re looking for something more? Learn about the Banana Pi in this handy guide.

Oct 8, 2019
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Ender 3 WiFi Support: How to Upgrade

3D printing using SD cards can be inconvenient. Dig into this Ender 3 WiFi setup guide so that you can wirelessly control and monitor your 3D printer.

Oct 6, 2019
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2019 Best Fusion 360 Alternatives

Bad internet? Linux user? Just not happy with Fusion 360's interface? Dig into this guide to discover the 10 best Fusion 360 alternatives.

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Oct 5, 2019
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STL to DXF: How to Convert STL Files to DXF (AutoCAD)

Sometimes, you might find yourself in need of 2D versions of 3D designs, such as for water jet cutting. Learn more about converting STL to DXF, a popular 2D design format, in this quick guide.

Oct 4, 2019
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What Is CNC? – Simply Explained

CNC stands for computer numerical control, but what does that mean? What is CNC, really? Find out in this technology overview!

Sep 26, 2019
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Not All Solids Are Created Equal
Solidworks vs Solid Edge – CAD Software Compared

SolidWorks and Solid Edge are both advanced CAD programs, but what's the difference between them? Explore this guide comparing SolidWorks vs Solid Edge, which will help you make a choice between the two.

Sep 23, 2019
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Multicolor 3D Prints with Palette 2: All You Need to Know

The Palette 2 is a device that blends up to four different filaments into a single strand. Dig into this guide to multicolor 3D printing on the Palette 2.

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