Recent

Oct 29, 2018
Featured image of 3D Printed Sculpture of Parkland Shooting Victim is Displayed in Times Square
#3DActivist
3D Printed Sculpture of Parkland Shooting Victim is Displayed in Times Square

Manuel Oliver, the father of a student who was killed in the school shooting in Parkland, has 3D printed a life-size sculpture of his son "Guac". The sculpture is a protest against the pending legality of 3D printed guns and was put on display in Times Square.

Oct 29, 2018
Featured image of BCN3D Sigmax R19 – Review the Specs of this 3D Printer
The Boys Are Back In Town
BCN3D Sigmax R19 – Review the Specs of this 3D Printer

The BCN3D Sigmax R19 boasts an IDEX dual extrusion system, powerful extruders, and hot ends. Let's review the specs of the professional large-format 3D printer.

Oct 29, 2018
Featured image of Phrozen Shuffle (XL) Review – Stunning Prints, Stuffy Workflow
Cold as Ice
Phrozen Shuffle (XL) Review – Stunning Prints, Stuffy Workflow

The Phrozen Shuffle and Phrozen Shuffle XL offer excellent print quality but are not without their flaws. Check out our review to find out if they are is worth buying.

Oct 29, 2018
Featured image of 3D Printer Retraction Speed – What Does It Mean?
Stepping Back
3D Printer Retraction Speed – What Does It Mean?

Retraction is a great way to reduce strings or blobs on the outside of your prints. In this article, we explore what retraction is, why retraction is employed, and how retraction settings are tweaked to produce the perfect print.

Oct 28, 2018
Featured image of 3D Printed Chocolate for the Digital Age Campaign Now Live on Kickstarter
Delicious 3D Prints
3D Printed Chocolate for the Digital Age Campaign Now Live on Kickstarter

Classic chocolate making techniques meet 3D printing in the Kickstarter campaign "Chocolate for the Digital Age". Chocolatier Ryan L Foote is hoping to raise $7,100 to create nature-inspired shapes with daring, locally-inspired flavors.

Oct 28, 2018
Featured image of Light Up Halloween Night with this 3D Printed Skull Lantern
The Monster Mesh
Light Up Halloween Night with this 3D Printed Skull Lantern

Using a LED tealight candle and a few 3D printed parts, you can create your own 3D printed Skull Lantern to illuminate the upcoming Halloween celebrations. Let's take a look at this seasonally-themed weekend project!

Oct 28, 2018
Featured image of Dual Extrusion – 3D Printing Simply Explained
The Double the Better
Dual Extrusion – 3D Printing Simply Explained

The introduction of dual extrusion FDM 3D printers to the market has opened up countless possibilities. We take a look at what exactly dual extrusion is and some of the ways it's achieved.

Oct 27, 2018
Featured image of Weekend Project: Greet Trick-or-Treaters with a Watchful 3D Printed Doorman
Man Behind the Mask
Weekend Project: Greet Trick-or-Treaters with a Watchful 3D Printed Doorman

Using an animatronic eye mechanism, this creepy 3D printed Doorman will keep a watchful eye on the trick-or-treaters coming to your door this Halloween. Learn how to make one on your own!

Oct 27, 2018
Featured image of 3D Printed Bridge – 3 Amazing Projects
Building Bridges
3D Printed Bridge – 3 Amazing Projects

In the past few years, 3D printing went big, meaning it's been used to build big structures like buildings and bridges. Here are some of the most innovative and interesting 3D printed bridge projects we've seen so far.

Oct 26, 2018
Featured image of 3D Printed Bones – 3 Most Promising Projects of 2018
Good to the Bone
3D Printed Bones – 3 Most Promising Projects of 2018

3D printed bones are yet another revolutionary application of 3D printing technology. Though it's still an emerging field of research, it has the potential to change the face of medicine. Here are some of the most promising projects for 3D printed bones.

Oct 26, 2018
Featured image of PETG Stringing – 3 Easy Ways to Prevent It
No Strings Attached
PETG Stringing – 3 Easy Ways to Prevent It

PETG is a great material to print with. It's more durable, more flexible, and easier to print than many other materials. However, while it may not warp or shrink like ABS, it is notorious for stringing. Here are 3 easy ways to fix PETG stringing.

Oct 26, 2018
Featured image of Modix 120X Large-Format 3D Printer – Review the Specs
Big Kit, Big Prints
Modix 120X Large-Format 3D Printer – Review the Specs

The Modix 120X is Modix’s new large-format 3D printer. The self-assembly kit comes at an extremely low price. Let's review the specs of this extra-large 3D printer.

Oct 25, 2018
Featured image of Mitsubishi Enters the Metal 3D Printing Market with New Additive Manufacturing System
Mitsubishi Goes Metal
Mitsubishi Enters the Metal 3D Printing Market with New Additive Manufacturing System

The Japanese electronics manufacturer Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has announced the development of a new metal additive manufacturing process. Dubbed as "dot forming technology," the technique combines laser, CNC, and CAM technologies to produce near-net metal parts.

Oct 25, 2018
Featured image of [DEAL] 3Doodler Glow-in-the-Dark Filament for 25% off
Spooking Pennies
[DEAL] 3Doodler Glow-in-the-Dark Filament for 25% off

Just in time for Halloween, Amazon.com is selling the 3Doodler Glow-in-the-Dark Filament for 25% off. It's perfect for 3D-drawing some spooky designs to create your own sinister haunted house or even some ghostly adornments to your costume!

Oct 24, 2018
Featured image of IdeaMaker – A Beginner’s Guide to Raise3D’s Slicer
Slicing Ideas
IdeaMaker – A Beginner’s Guide to Raise3D’s Slicer

IdeaMaker is one of many slicing platforms, but what distinguishes it is its sleek compatibility with dual extruder printers and highly customizable print settings. In this tutorial, we go through the basics of slicing with Raise3D's IdeaMaker.