Featured image of [Project] Take Aim With This Awesome 3D Printed Mini Crossbow
Ready, Aim, Print Apr 15, 2018
[Project] Take Aim With This Awesome 3D Printed Mini Crossbow

South Korean maker "DIYPark" shows us how to create a fully 3D printed and functional Mini Crossbow. Set up some targets and take aim, because it's time to get your archery on.  

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OKAY 2 Play Apr 14, 2018
[Project] 3D Printed OKAY 2 Synth Brings Music to the Maker’s Ears

Oskitone's new and improved OKAY 2 is a mind-blowing DIY synth that you can 3D print and put together on your own. Hone your 3D printing and soldering skills with this sweet musical instrument and let the sounds sweep you away!

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Epic Roll Apr 13, 2018
Helping the Visually Impaired with DOTS RPG Dice

On an epic quest to make roleplaying games more accessible to the visually impaired, Jack Berberette uses professional 3D printing services like Shapeways to fabricate his unique DOTS RPG braille dice.

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Gift Wrapped Apr 13, 2018
How 3D Scanning Can Optimize Food Packaging

Swiss specialists Bachmann Forming use Artec 3D scanners to digitize handcrafted chocolate bunnies, so they can create custom food packaging.

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Prusa...Print the Rainbow Apr 13, 2018
Prusa Multi Material 2.0 Upgrade Kit Enables 3D Printing with 5 Different Filaments

Prusa Research has just released the new Multi Material 2.0 upgrade kit for the popular Prusa i3 MK3 and MK2.5 3D printers, allowing users to print with up to five different materials simultaneously.  

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Amazon for 3D Printing? Apr 13, 2018
Mything is a Marketplace for 3D Printing Launching in Austria

This week, an Austrian start-up called Mything is being launched. The website is a 3D printing marketplace and aims to be the Amazon for this technology.

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Marathong Man Apr 13, 2018
Are You Crazy Enough to Run a Marathon in 3D Printed Sandals?

Footwear Engineer Chris Bellamy is going to run the Boston Marathon in 3D Printed Sandals. Naturally, his employers at custom footwear maker Wiivv are only too happy to support him.

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3D Printed Organs Apr 12, 2018
Aether Launches Artificial Intelligence 3D Organ Printing Software

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Cabin Crew Apr 12, 2018
BigRep and Etihad Airways Engineering to Partner Up

Big Air meets Big Printing. BigRep and Etihad Airways Engineering announce plans to collaborate on developing next generation additive manufacturing solutions for the aerospace industry.

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Box of Delights Apr 12, 2018
3D Printed Artefacts in the Classroom with Museum in a Box

Bringing a new dimension to history and museum education, the Museum in a Box is a brilliant interactive learning experience. It uses 3D printed objects with NFC chips to trigger audio commentary, all managed by a Raspberry Pi.

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Problem Solved Apr 12, 2018
How to Repair STL Files with 3 Free STL Repair Software Tools

Struggling with a broken or bloated STL file? Learn to repair STL files with the 3 best free STL repair software tools available right now: Netfabb, Microsoft 3D Tools, and 3D Builder.

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Precise Parametric Modelling Apr 12, 2018
OpenSCAD Tutorial for Beginners (5 Easy Steps)

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.

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The Rough and the Smooth Apr 12, 2018
Soft Robotic Gripper with Gecko Inspired Adhesives

A new class of adhesives -- inspired by the mighty Gecko -- have been developed by researchers in California to help soft robotic fingers get a better grip.

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Filament Fusion! Apr 11, 2018
Project of the Week: Fuse Your Filament and 3D Print Multicolor Objects

No dual extrusion? No problem! This week's Project of the Week shows us how to fuse different filaments together and create your own multicolor objects with a single extrusion 3D printer. 

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Better Bandages Apr 11, 2018
Temple University Professor Develops 3D Printed Bandages Made From Soy

Scientists from Temple University in Philadelphia created a prototype for an "electrospun healing" device which uses soy protein and water to print personalized bandages directly onto a patient's skin.

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Branded Goods Apr 11, 2018
Digitally Augmented Additive Manufacturing Parts from Rize

3D printing company Rize has integrated digital rights management into physical 3D printed parts at the voxel-level; embedded QR codes can be used to provide compliance, authenticity and traceability.

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3D printed weapon Apr 11, 2018
Orbital ATK Tests Warhead Created Using 3D Printed Parts

3D printing speeds up development of warheads. It was only a matter of time before engineers would use 3D printing technologies to develop weapons.

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New Hotness Apr 11, 2018
Anet A9 3D Printer: Review the Facts

The Anet A9 is a low cost 3D printer kit pitched as being suitable for education, home and enterprise. Join us as we comb over the specifications and review the facts about the Anet A9.

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Bellywatch Apr 11, 2018
This 3D Printed Wearable Can Monitor Stomach Activity

Scientists at UC San Diego create a 3D printed wearable to monitor stomach activity throughout the day, replacing the need for invasive probes.

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3D printed coral reef Apr 10, 2018
3D Printed Reefs May Offer Hope to Restore Dying Coral Reefs Worldwide

3D printing may provide a sustainable solution to the current crisis of coral reef death globally. Population growth and the environmental burden that accompanies it has taken a serious toll on the Australian Great Barrier Reef and many other coral reefs over the last few years.

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