Almost every digital model has a 2D texture applied to it. Discover the process of Blender UV mapping and work through an example to see exactly how it's done.
Want to convert an STL file to DWG? Check out this straightforward guide to learn how to easily convert STL to DWG, the common AutoCAD file format.
In this article, we explore 3D printer retraction speed, why retraction is employed, and how retraction settings are tweaked to produce the perfect print.
This MeshMixer tutorial for beginners will show you how to use Autodesk Meshmixer and how to make your model ready to 3D print.
Fusion 360 is a powerful tool packed with many features, but it's not made for Linux... Never fear! Read this guide to put Fusion 360 on your Linux machine!
The Creality Ender 3 sure is a popular machine, but not everything about it is perfect. Learn more about Ender 3 glass bed replacements in this nifty guide.
When working in Blender with a large scene containing many objects, it can be easy to lose track of things. Fortunately, there is a way to group objects together for easy manipulation and organization.
What's the best 3D printer file format? Learn the differences between the four most common file formats: STL, OBJ, AMF, and 3MF.
Here‘s what happened in the Additive Manufacturing industry last week. Read about 3D printing from metal to plastic, from industry to small businesses, from production to bleeding-edge innovations.
Everyone sees it, but no one likes to talk about it -- the rash on their 3D print, also known as zits or blobs. Here you'll find all the facts: What they are, how to prevent them, and how to get rid of them!
So you've got yourself a 3D pen. What next? Time to get busy with some 3D pen templates for 3D pen art, using these great 3D pen stencils.
Slic3r or Cura? That's the question! We compare the top two open source slicers, focusing on their best features. Find out which is best for you.
Have you ever wanted to fly an RC plane? What if you could make it yourself? All you need is a little time and a 3D printer. Check out this curated collection of 3D printed RC plane models, and pick your best fit!
3D printing raft vs brim vs skirt: All three features are unique and address different problems. Check out this simple guide to know which to choose.
Nerved by 3D printer under-extrusion and don't know how to get rid of it? Check out this guide, which gives 3 simple solutions.
The Flashforge Finder is our Spring 2020 pick for the "Best 3D Printer for Beginners". Check out our review to see if it's the right machine for you.
Planet Earth is choking on plastic waste, creating a real need for the 3D printing community to adopt sustainable methods. We tell you how this can be achieved, especially through the use of a 3D printer filament recycler.