3D Printing Tutorials, Guides, How-tos

Helpful tutorials, guides, how-tos, and FAQs for 3D printing, CAD and more.

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How to Use All3DP’s Price Comparison Service

Step by step guide to All3DP's price comparison tool: How to get the best price when using a 3D printing service.

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3DBenchy Updated for Dual-Print & Multi-part Assembly

Two new varieties of 3DBenchy have been added to the fleet; one is dual-print ready, and another is multi-part assembly. Printer tests ahoy!

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How to 3D Print Without a 3D Printer

No access to a 3D Printer? No problem. Choose from a selection of 3D printing services or 3D printer networks to take care of the job.

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3DBenchy is a Jolly 3D Printing Torture Test

Meet 3DBenchy, a 3D model specifically designed to test and benchmark 3D printers. Best of all, it's free to download, make and share.

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What kind of materials can I use in 3D printing?

There is a myriad of materials you can use in 3D printing. Most desktop 3D printers, however, are limited to various plastics.

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3D Print Models For Free: Where to get them?

One of the first questions asked by people interested in 3D printing is: Where do I get things - to be more precise: models - for 3D printing?

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What can I use 3D printing for?

So, what can a 3D printer be used for? What can I build with a 3D printer?

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Chuck Hellebuyck’s Beginner’s Guide to 3D Printing

Transform yourself from newb to ninja with Chuck Hellebuyck's Beginner's Guide to 3D Printing.