3D Printed Toys

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Not only for train model enthusiasts
Shapeways User Sells 7000 3D Printed Scale Model Railways

A Shapeways user, Stony Smith, has sold 7,000 scale model railroad items with his online shop and turned his hobby into a success.

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Round and Round
3D Printed Fidget Spinners Are the Newest Craze on Kickstarter

No time to DIY a Fidget Spinner? Consider backing Cameron Murtagh's Kickstarter campaign and receive a Fidget Spinner and Birthstone caps.

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Happy Tree Friends
Grandparents Make 3D Printed Tree House for Birthday Present

For their granddaughter Josslyn's third birthday, maker grandparents use incredible skills to build an extra special 3D printed tree house.

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The Hunt Is On!
Plans for 3D Printed Scavenger Hunt Surface in San Francisco

The co-founder of the 3D printing startup Toybox shares his plans to launch a citywide scavenger hunt for 3D printed toys in San Francisco.

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The Return of the Fumbling Dice
Twiddle Cube: Beware of The Fake Fidget Toys

Remember the Fidget Cube? The Kickstarter gizmo everyone went crazy about? Now there’s Twiddle Cube, an affordable competitor. But we found a lot of disturbing information on it.

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Wheels on Fire
3D Printed Hot Wheels GoPro Mount for Thrills and Spills

Combine a toy racing track with a action camera for this epic 3D printed project from AdaFruit, a Hot Wheels GoPro mount.

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Balancing Act
Disney Research Creates 3D Prints with Embedded Ball Bearings

Disney Research has developed a method which means prints can balance as you intended by using embedded metal ball bearings.

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Not available for this Christmas
Mattel’s ThingMaker Postponed until Next Year

The shipping date for Mattel's ThingMaker, which was set to be this month, has been pushed back another year to give the company a chance to improve the printer.

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Layer cake
$25 “3D Printer” Made for Kids

There's no denying that the best way for kids to learn about 3D printing is through hands-on experience. One company are giving youngsters just that.

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3D Copier
Disney Research Files Super-Fast 3D Printing Patent

Last week, Walt Disney company filed another 3D printing patent, which leaves behind the traditional "layer-by-layer" approach. With their other patents, Disney could become a major force in the 3D printing market.

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Rent-a-Toy
“Netflix for Toys,” Pley, Adds 3D Printer Rental

Pley, the “Netflix for toys,” wants kids to design and rent toys. They now offer 3D printable designs. Got no 3D Printer? Rent it, too.

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Kid friendly
Mattel’s 3D Printer ThingMaker: Reviving Your Childhood

Mattel's been blazing trails in the toy business for decades. Now, their old Creepy Crawlers mold machine is being reborn as 3D Printer "ThingMaker."

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Autodesk 123D tutorial
How to Make a Yo-Yo in Autodesk 123D

A 3D printed yo-yo is an ideal beginner's project - it is easy to create a 3D model in a modeling tool such as Autodesk 123D and 3D printing it is straightforward.

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3D Print Spongebob
PieceMaker Brings 3D Printing Toy Kiosks To Toys R Us

Although this is quite a remote vision, the first examples of on-demand, in-store 3D printing are already materialising into interactive booths such as the one recently introduced by Pennsylvania based startup PieceMaker.

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Chinese Father Invents 3D Printed High-Tech Lego

A heartwarming story from China features a father who has gone above and beyond for his children. He designed a new toy that is fantastically educational while also fulfilling his son's dreams.

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New Toys
The Next Level of 3D Printed Toys

As 3D printers get more sophisticated and able, so does the sector of 3D printed toys. Here are some applications that will blow your mind!

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3D Printed Marvels
Gentle Giant Uses 3D Printing for Marvel Collectibles

Figurine Studio Gentle Giant has presented Marvel’s 3D printed collectibles in the form of jumbo-sized multicolored figurines during this year's Comic-Con.

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Print My Ride
Stunning 3D Printed Car Replica for just $4,99

If you’re into car replicas, Maurizio Casella’s designs are just right for you. The collection of 3D printable classic cars has just been expanded with a notch models: The Jeep Wrangler. Ride on!

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Video Games
How to 3D Print Video Game Characters

Now you can 3D print custom-made video game characters, 3D printing opens up whole new possibilities for home entertainment.

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Kid-safe 3D printer
A bonsai 3D printer for the next generation of creatives

3D printer manufacturer BonsaiLab has children specifically in mind for their new BS Toy 3D printer.

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