Helpful tutorials, guides, how-tos, and FAQs for 3D printing, CAD and more.
Got 3D printing issues? Read our 3D printing troubleshooting guide to the most common 3D printing problems and their solutions.
How to edit and repair an STL file with 7 free STL editors: FreeCAD, SketchUp, Blender, Meshmixer, Meshlab, 3D Slash and SculptGL.
In this 3D printer filament guide 2018, we explain and compare the most popular 3D filament types and we show you where you can buy them right now.
Read our comprehensive metal 3D printer guide to learn about industrial and desktop metal 3D printing, metal 3D printers, 3D printing services, technologies, applications, materials and more.
Looking for “Simplify3D free download” and don't want to commit to buy the popular slicer software? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free version?
What's the best 3D scanner in 2018? Read our guide to 3D scanners, apps & software plus an overview of 3D scanning technologies.
Looking for an affordable laser cutter machine for home use? Read our desktop laser cutter guide to the best home laser cutters, laser cutting services, techniques, and technologies plus an introduction to laser cutting and laser cutter types.
This easy to understand Cura tutorial explores the hidden features of the Cura 3D slicer software - that’s where the fun really starts!
Looking for "AutoCAD free download" and don't want to commit to buy the full version of the popular CAD software? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free full version?
In our PLA Filament Guide, we explain everything you need to know about PLA, including the various blends of PLA, how it compares to ABS and where you can buy the best PLA filament.
Arduino 3D printers are a rare breed indeed. But if you want an Arduino 3D printer and have some tinkering skills, you should take a look a these DIY Arduino printer projects.
OpenSCAD is a powerful, free and open source modelling tool that lets you make precise 3D models with just a few lines of code. With the right setup, you can even make adaptable, "parametric" models. In this OpenSCAD tutorial, we'll get acquainted with the software, review a simple example and then discuss how to make parametric designs.
What is an STL file? What is it good for? How does it work? We simply explain the STL file format for 3D printing in depth.
Is your 3D print stuck to the bed? Here are 6 ways how to remove 3D prints from the bed without ruining your build platform. Get ready for some really unusual methods.
Learn about the seven 3D printing processes and the 10 different types of 3D printing technology available today. Terms like FDM, SLA, DLP, SLS, DMLS, SLM, EBM, Material Jetting, DOD, and Binder Jetting simply explained.
Looking for “ZBrush free download” and don’t want to commit to buy the popular CAD software? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free full version?