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Featured image of Weekend Project: Take Aim With a 3D Printed Miniature Compound Bow
Aug 12, 2018
Weekend Project: Take Aim With a 3D Printed Miniature Compound Bow
Featured image of Weekend Project: Make a Customized Map Clock to Celebrate Timeless Memories
Aug 11, 2018
Weekend Project: Make a Customized Map Clock to Celebrate Timeless Memories
Featured image of Weekend Project: Amaze Your Friends with a 3D Printed Magic Faucet
Aug 5, 2018
Weekend Project: Amaze Your Friends with a 3D Printed Magic Faucet
Featured image of Weekend Project: Have a Pool Party with this 3D Printed Cricket Paddle Wheel Boat
Aug 4, 2018
Weekend Project: Have a Pool Party with this 3D Printed Cricket Paddle Wheel Boat
Featured image of Weekend Project: Get Scientific with this 3D Printed Open Source Laboratory Rocker
Jul 29, 2018
Weekend Project: Get Scientific with this 3D Printed Open Source Laboratory Rocker
Featured image of Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Magnetic Levitation Device!
Jul 21, 2018
Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Magnetic Levitation Device!
Featured image of Weekend Project: 3D Print These Seaworthy Voronoi Jellyfish Lights
Jul 15, 2018
Weekend Project: 3D Print These Seaworthy Voronoi Jellyfish Lights
Featured image of Weekend Project: 3D Print a Servo-Driven Tiny FPV Tank (with a Camera!)
Jul 8, 2018
Weekend Project: 3D Print a Servo-Driven Tiny FPV Tank (with a Camera!)
Featured image of Weekend Project: Turn Back Time with a 3D Printed Delorean Clock From ‘Back to the Future’
Jul 7, 2018
Weekend Project: Turn Back Time with a 3D Printed Delorean Clock From ‘Back to the Future’
Featured image of Weekend Project: Get Schwifty with These 3D Printed “Rick and Morty” Bobbleheads
Jul 1, 2018
Weekend Project: Get Schwifty with These 3D Printed “Rick and Morty” Bobbleheads
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Jun 30, 2018
Pro Photographers take “Potato Camera” Literally to Find Out if they Really Take Terrible Images
Featured image of Weekend Project: Get Your Message Across with this 3D Printed LED Marquee Scroller
Jun 30, 2018
Weekend Project: Get Your Message Across with this 3D Printed LED Marquee Scroller
Featured image of Weekend Project: Start Saving with a 3D Printed Apple Coin Bank
Jun 24, 2018
Weekend Project: Start Saving with a 3D Printed Apple Coin Bank
Featured image of Weekend Project: Satisfy Your World Cup Fever with This 3D Printed Lithophane Lamp
Jun 23, 2018
Weekend Project: Satisfy Your World Cup Fever with This 3D Printed Lithophane Lamp
Featured image of Project of the Week: Travel Terrain With This 3D Printed Modular SMARS Robot
Jun 20, 2018
Project of the Week: Travel Terrain With This 3D Printed Modular SMARS Robot
Featured image of Weekend Project: 3D Print a Sleek 7-Segment LED Clock
Jun 17, 2018
Weekend Project: 3D Print a Sleek 7-Segment LED Clock
Featured image of Weekend Project: Cool Down With This 3D Printed Bladeless Desk Fan
Jun 16, 2018
Weekend Project: Cool Down With This 3D Printed Bladeless Desk Fan
Featured image of How to Smooth PLA Prints Without Using Sandpaper
Jun 14, 2018
How to Smooth PLA Prints Without Using Sandpaper
Featured image of Weekend Project: 3D Print a Majestic Japanese Water Fountain
Jun 10, 2018
Weekend Project: 3D Print a Majestic Japanese Water Fountain
Featured image of Weekend Project: Create Your Own 3D Printer Monitor for Octoprint
Jun 9, 2018
Weekend Project: Create Your Own 3D Printer Monitor for Octoprint

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Featured image of Weekend Project: Make a Customized Map Clock to Celebrate Timeless Memories
Timeless Memories
Weekend Project: Make a Customized Map Clock to Celebrate Timeless Memories

Recently shared on the r/3DPrinting subreddit, one maker created an endearing anniversary gift for his girlfriend. This 3D printed clock has a custom 3D map as the face, showcasing the exact area where they first met. You make your own too!  

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Smooth Printable
How to Smooth PLA Prints Without Using Sandpaper

Maker and YouTuber 3DSage shares an informative tutorial on how to create incredibly smooth 3D prints out of PLA without needing to use sandpaper or other post-processing techniques! 

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Wash and Learn
Weekend Project: Amaze Your Friends with a 3D Printed Magic Faucet

A floating faucet? Sounds interesting, doesn't it? This 3D printed Magic Faucet is a wonderful project for those who love optical illusions. It's relatively easy to make and simply amazing to look at. 

Featured image of Weekend Project: Have a Pool Party with this 3D Printed Cricket Paddle Wheel Boat
Make a Splash!
Weekend Project: Have a Pool Party with this 3D Printed Cricket Paddle Wheel Boat

The Ruiz Brothers of Adafruit are at it again with another fascinating 3D printing project: the 3D printed Crickit Paddle Wheel Boat. This water rover even has an underwater camera mount, so you can capture footage at your end of the summer pool party!

Featured image of Weekend Project: A $20 DIY Heated DryBox for 3D Printing Filament Storage
Weekend Project!
Weekend Project: A $20 DIY Heated DryBox for 3D Printing Filament Storage

Want to keep your filament in tip-top shape? Engineer and 3D printing enthusiast RichRap shows us how to create DIY Heated DryBox for 3D Printing filament for under $20.  

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Time to Shine
Weekend Project: 3D Print a Sleek 7-Segment LED Clock

Combine function and form with this 7-segment LED clock, designed by Kansas-based maker Leonard Lee. It reliably delivers accurate time -- down to the second -- while at the same time adding a little light to your life.

Featured image of Weekend Project: Get Scientific with this 3D Printed Open Source Laboratory Rocker
Science Time
Weekend Project: Get Scientific with this 3D Printed Open Source Laboratory Rocker

Need some affordable scientific equipment to experiment and make a breakthrough discovery? This 3D printed open source laboratory rocker is a terrific tool for biological and molecular mixing applications.

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Spill-Free Zone
Weekend Project: How to 3D Print Watertight and Airtight Containers

A new Instructables post from user mikey77 shows how you can adjust your 3D printing slicer settings to make watertight and airtight containers, cups, tanks, and more.  

Featured image of Weekend Project: Recycle Your Leftover Filament with a “Plastic Smoothie”
Pass the PLAte
Weekend Project: Recycle Your Leftover Filament with a “Plastic Smoothie”

Have a trash bin full of leftover filament scraps and failed prints? Designer Agustin Flowalistik shows us how to recycle 3D printing waste by creating a Plastic Smoothie, which can be used in a laser cutter to create vibrant objects. 

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The Coolest Bird on the Branch
Weekend Project: 3D Print a Mechanical Hummingbird

It's time to leave the nest and make yourself a stunning and challenging DIY desk ornament. Maker Greg Zumwalt has created a complex 3D printed mechanical hummingbird-themed automata toy--and you can too.   

Featured image of Weekend Project: Turn Back Time with a 3D Printed Delorean Clock From ‘Back to the Future’
Great Scott!
Weekend Project: Turn Back Time with a 3D Printed Delorean Clock From ‘Back to the Future’

Have you always wanted to travel through time like Marty McFly and Doc Brown in 'Back to the Future'? Well, Great Scott! Now you can with this amazing 3D printed Delorean clock. 

Featured image of Weekend Project: Cool Down With This 3D Printed Bladeless Desk Fan
Don't Sweat It
Weekend Project: Cool Down With This 3D Printed Bladeless Desk Fan

Summertime is here and the weather is heating up! Why not use your 3D printer to create a sleek bladeless desk fan to keep you cool. 

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Let It Flow
Weekend Project: 3D Print a Majestic Japanese Water Fountain

Add some relaxation to your office or home with a 3D printed Japanese Water Fountain. The Seattle-based maker and engineer Jeremy Elson recently became inspired by a Shishi Odoshi fountain, and decided to create his own 3D printed miniature version. 

Featured image of Weekend Project: How to Properly Polish & Oxidize Your Metal 3D Prints
Time to Shine
Weekend Project: How to Properly Polish & Oxidize Your Metal 3D Prints

Metal 3D printing filaments are perfect for busts, figurines, and other 3D models. But in order to achieve that true metal look, you have to know how to properly post-process your metal 3D print. This weekend, get familiar with polishing and oxidizing techniques that will help your 3D print shine. 

Featured image of Weekend Project: 3D Print a Servo-Driven Tiny FPV Tank (with a Camera!)
Keep Rollin'
Weekend Project: 3D Print a Servo-Driven Tiny FPV Tank (with a Camera!)

Roll through the upcoming workweek in a servo-driven 3D printed Tiny FPV Tank. This RC model comes equipped with a camera, LEDs, and uses Lego threads to roll around.