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To Buy or to not to Buy
2018 AutoCAD Free Download – Is There a Free Full Version?

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?

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Best Single Board Computers 2018 (Raspberry Pi Alternatives)

Looking for the best single board computer with a little more "oomph" than the standard Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+? Check out the 15 best Raspberry Pi alternatives of 2018.

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Problem Solved
2018 3D Printing Troubleshooting Guide: 41 Common Problems

Got 3D printing issues? Check out our 2018 3D printing troubleshooting guide to common FDM and SLA 3D printing problems and their solutions.

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7 Free STL Editors + How to Edit and Repair STL Files

How to edit and repair an STL file with 7 free STL editors: FreeCAD, SketchUp, Blender, Meshmixer, Meshlab, 3D Slash and SculptGL.

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2018 Metal 3D Printer Guide – All About Metal 3D Printing

Check out our 2018 Metal 3D Printer Guide to learn about the latest advancements in metal 3D printing - including new metal 3D printers, 3D printing services, technologies, applications, materials and more.

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The Ultimate Filament Guide
2018 3D Printer Filament Guide – All You Need to Know

Check out our 2018 guide to the 25 most popular 3D printing filament types, showing you their uses, properties and where you can buy them.

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It’s easier than you think
2018 AutoCAD Tutorial – 6 Easy Steps for Beginners

Learn AutoCAD in just 6 easy steps! Our 2018 AutoCAD Tutorial for beginners will guide you step by step to design your first object.

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Model Making Machines
3D Printer for Miniatures – What to Consider & Which to Choose

Do you like making miniature models? Do you play tabletop games and want to expand your miniature world? 3D printing could be the solution for you! Keep reading to discover how to pick the printer or service that is ideal for you and your miniatures!

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To buy or not to buy
2018 Simplify3D Free Download – Is There a Free Full Version?

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 full version?

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2018 Cura Tutorial – Deep Inside the Cura 3D Slicer Software

Read our easy-to-understand 2018 Cura tutorial to explore the hidden features of the Cura 3D slicer software - that’s where the fun really starts!

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3D Printing Technology Guide
All 10 Types of 3D Printing Technology in 2018

Check out our 2018 3D printing technology guide to learn about all 10 types of 3D printing technology that 3D printers use today. Terms like FDM, SLA, DLP, SLS, DMLS, SLM, EBM, Material Jetting, DOD, and Binder Jetting simply explained.

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3ds Max 2019 Free Download – Is There a Free Full Version?

Looking for "3ds Max free download" and don't want to commit to buy the full version of the popular 3D modeling software? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free full version?

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All you need to know about 3D file formats
8 Most Common 3D File Formats of 2018

Which 3D file formats are there? How do they compare? What should you use? We simply explain the 8 most common 3D file formats used today: STL, OBJ, FBX, COLLADA, 3DS, IGES; STEP, and VRML/X3D.

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To Buy or not to Buy – that's the question.
ZBrush 2018 Free Download – Is there a Free Full Version?

Looking for a ZBrush free download but don't want to commit to buying the full version of the popular CAD software? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free full version?

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33 Best Online 3D Printing Services of Fall 2018

Looking for the best 3D printing service for your project? Check out our fall 2018 guide to the 33 best online 3D printing services worldwide.