Helpful tutorials, guides, how-tos, and FAQs for 3D printing, CAD and more.
The Anet A8 is one of the most popular budget 3D printers due to its massive community following. However, its control board has a reputation for not being as reliable as it should be. The solution? Add an external MOSFET to help improve the overall safety of your Anet A8.
Building your own 3D printer? Choose your 3D printer controller wisely using this list of 3D printer controllers you can buy on Amazon.
A DIY 3D printer kit for beginners, the STARTT stands apart for good reason: it costs just $99. Learn how to build your own with our guide.
In this Autodesk Inventor tutorial, you’ll learn the basic knowledge on how to create, modify and edit 3D models.
Laser cutters are powerful tools, perfect for big projects that require high strength and high precision. In this article, we discuss the basics of laser cutting wood projects, including material considerations, basic design and where to get your projects cut!
Looking for free resources for 3D printing classes? Read our guide to get 3D printing curricula, videos and materials for your classes.
Learn about best practices for 3D slicer settings in this guest post from 3D printing community Pinshape. Slice like a champ and get better prints!
Did you know you can manage your 3D printer over LAN? It's easy to with OctoPrint and a Raspberry Pi 2. Learn how to set up Octoprint.
In this Tinkercad tutorial for beginners, we will show you in just five easy steps how to create 3D models in Tinkercad. You can do it!
In this 3D Slash tutorial for beginners, you learn how to use 3D Slash by making Star Wars items. This tutorial will help you become a 3D Slash Jedi. Make your own lightsaber!
If you’re new to 3D printing, things can be a bit overwhelming. But where do you start to educate yourself? Here are the ten best 3D printing tutorials we could find.
Flexible filaments like TPU are becoming popular to test 3D printer capabilities and, of course, print objects that can stretch, bend, and curl. The question is, what is this TPU we keep hearing about, and which brands offer the best varieties? Keep reading to find out!
Want to make some extra money with 3D printed items? How about selling on Amazon, eBay or Etsy? Here’s how you do it.
The OBJ file format and 3D printing go hand in hand. Find out all you need to know about OBJ file format for CAD and 3D printing in this guide.
3D printing architecture models offer a lot of advantages - but you do have to consider some things first. Here‘s what you need to know.
Here are 20 great ways to reduce the cost of 3D printing. Avoid unnecessary costs and become a frugally-minded maker with the following tips.
A central component to any 3D printer setup is its controller board and firmware. Changing your firmware can sometimes be a tricky process, but it can make massive improvements to the performance of your printer if done correctly. In this article, we discuss the pros and cons of changing up your 3D printer firmware, give you tips on how to change it, then go over the most common firmware choices available right now.