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3D Printing Tutorial
MeshMixer Tutorial for 3D Printing Beginners

This MeshMixer tutorial for beginners will show you how to use Autodesk Meshmixer and how to make your model ready to 3D print.

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3D Printed DSLR Accessories For Photographers

„3Doodler“ is considered to be the first 3D-printing pen: With this penshaped extruder you can „paint in 3D“ – using molten ABS and PLA instead of ink. Now the german tech-trade-company Pearl offers a low-price-competitor: Freesculpt FX1-free just came to market. The first impression from All3DP-editors, who tested the pen at CeBIT, were somewhat mixed. At least the price […]

Software review
Simplify3D Review: The Best Slicer for 3D Printing

What does it do? Is it the best slicer for 3D printing? How does it compare to Cura? This Simplify3D review will give you the answers.

3D Printing How to
7 Free STL Editors + How to Edit and Repair STL Files

How to edit and repair an STL file with 7 free STL editors: FreeCAD, SketchUp, Blender, Meshmixer, Meshlab, 3D Slash, and SculptGL.

Puny but Powerful
E3D Titan Review: A Super Light Extruder

Named after the gods of Greek Mythology, the new E3D Titan extruder is proof that that big things can come in small packages.

Tilt-Shift Adapter For Your DSLR Camera
3D Printed Camera Gear: Tilt-Shift Adapters

Tilt-Shift Adapters for DSLR cameras are great, but expensive. Why not use 3D Printed Camera Gear? Here’s how.

Das Boot
3DBenchy is a Jolly 3D Printing Torture Test

Meet 3DBenchy, a 3D model specifically designed to test and benchmark 3D printers. Best of all, it's free to download, make and share.

GRAAAAARGH!
8 Epic 3D Printing Fails (and Why They Failed)

If at first you don't succeed, bash your head against a wall and scream in fury. Truly EPIC 3d printing fails from the ALL3DP family album.

Raising the Bar
E3D Titan is a Lightweight & Powerful New Extruder

New E3D Titan extruder promises all the benefits of geared extrusion in a lightweight package. The perfect upgrade for the BigBox 3D printer?

How About A Pixelated Game Of Thrones Cast?
Create 3D Objects With LeBlox App

If you want to build 3D objects in a Minecraft style, LeBlox offers an interesting approach. All you need is a smartphone and some time.

Now On Kickstarter
Finish Your 3D Prints With Modifi3d

Got a 3D printer? Then you know the many printing errors. Kickstarter campaign "Modifi3D" want to give you the right tools to fix them.

3D modeling made easy
3D Slash Gets Text and Logo Modes

3D Slash adds two new modes that allow you to create 3D text and 3D logos easily: Just type the text or import an image file - 3D Slash does the rest. 

"3D Printed" Tubes
Protopiper Device Physically Sketches Objects

Researchers in Germany have created a "Protopiper"; a handy prototyping device that turns tubes of tape into sturdy 3D structures.

Got Wind?
3D Printed Turbines for Central America & Disaster Relief

3D printed turbines for people who need them. Bonus: Accomplishing dreams and making mentors proud.

Anchors Aweigh
3DBenchy: Interview with Paulo Kiefe, Creative Tools

Exclusive interview with Paulo Kiefe of Creative Tools about the creation of 3DBenchy, the jolly 3D printing torture test.

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FX1-free, german competitor to 3Doodler

„3Doodler“ is considered to be the first 3D-printing pen: With this penshaped extruder you can „paint in 3D“ - using molten ABS and PLA instead of ink. Now the german tech-trade-company Pearl offers a low-price-competitor: Freesculpt FX1-free just came to market.