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Aug 3, 2017
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Flying Sparks
SparkMaker 3D Printer: Interview with Co-Founder Blue Zeng

Burning up crowdfunding is the SparkMaker, a budget SLA 3D printer with an impressive feature set. ALL3DP interviews co-founder Blue Zeng.

Aug 3, 2017
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Lace up!
3D Printed Shoes: An Overview

3D printed shoes, as it seems, are standing on firm ground (pun intended). Here‘s an overview of the business and models of 3D printed shoes.

Aug 2, 2017
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Digital Humanities
Take a Virtual Reality Tour with UK Government Art Collection

Take a VR tour of a display at the UK Government Art Collection, the result of a collaboration with the Cultural Heritage team at Sketchfab.

Aug 1, 2017
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Take Home a Piece of History
British Museum Embarks on New Dimension in Home Shopping

Thanks to the wonders of 3D scanning and printing, you'll soon be able to buy a perfect replica of your favorite item from the British Museum.

Jul 20, 2017
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Art for Everyone
3Doodler Start 3D Pens are Officially Approved by the RNIB

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has certified the 3Doodler START pen as easy-to-use for the blind and partially sighted.

Jul 18, 2017
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Never Stop Never Stopping
Batch Works use Ultimaker 2+ as a Perpetual Printing Machine

London startup Batch Works have devised an ingenious perpetual printing process for a standard Ultimaker 2+, and it's completely open source.

Jul 10, 2017
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Try this at Home!
How To Use Hydro Dipping and Hydrographics on your 3D Prints

Learn all about the cutting edge and traditional variations of Hydro Dipping / Hydrographics -- and how to use them with 3D printed objects.

Jul 4, 2017
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Exclusive Interview!
Kodama CEO Talks About New Obsidian 3D Printer

All3DP talks to Kodama CEO Michael Husmann about the new Obsidian 3D printer, currently live on Kickstarter.  

Jun 26, 2017
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The Ultimate List
Best 3D Printing Companies 2017 – The 40 Most Innovative

Here are the 40 most innovative 3D printing companies in 2017, from pioneering 3D printer manufacturers to the best filament producers.

Jun 22, 2017
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Warning: Hard Hat Area
3D Printed House – World’s 35 Greatest 3D Printed Structures

Would you like to live in a 3D printed house? Here are the 35 greatest 3D printed houses and structures in the world right now.

Jun 16, 2017
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Green Bean Machine
Bean 3D Printer: Interview with Kudo3D Founder Tedd Syao

The Bean 3D Printer is kicking up a storm on Kickstarter. ALL3DP interviews Kudo3D founder Tedd Syao on the progress of the campaign.

May 30, 2017
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Exclusive Interview!
Open Bionics Samantha Payne Helps Disabled Kids Become Superheroes

We talk to Open Bionics co-founder Samantha Payne about 3D printed prosthetics, turning kids into superheroes, and the value of open source.

May 29, 2017
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The Ultimate Guide!
Additive Manufacturing Technologies: Introduction & Overview

Want to learn more about additive manufacturing technologies? Here's a breakdown of technologies, applications, companies, and services.

Apr 23, 2017
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Fast, Faster, 3D Printer
10 Fastest 3D Printers in the World 2017

Looking for the fastest 3D printer in the world? Here’s a list of current 3D printers which get the job done in no time.

Apr 19, 2017
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He who seeks shall find!
How to Hire the Best 3D Designer for Your Needs

So you need a custom 3D printable file? Here’s everything you need to know about to hire a 3D designer for your needs.