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Harvest the Fun with a 3D Printed OpenRC Tractor

Build your own 3D printed OpenRC Tractor, modelled on an original Ebro 160D, exclusively available from Pinshape.

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CNC Design – How to Design Parts for CNC

CNC machining is a common industrial process with specific design features that work best. Learn the ins and outs of CNC design as we break them down in this detailed guide.

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3D Printing Design – 5 Tips for Creating the Perfect Model

Designing models for 3D printing doesn't have to be hard. Here are 5 quick tips for you to realize your designs with this revolutionary technology.

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Top 3 Tips for Designing for 3D Printing

Designing for 3D printing? Learn about best practice, plus tips and tricks for great results, with this guest post from 3D printing marketplace Pinshape.

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Download Microsoft’s Print 3D App on Your Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft Print 3D app is available on the Windows store for Xbox Devices and Windows 10 Mobile users to download and explore.

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Scent Tray is a Beautiful 3D Printed Incense Holder and Ashtray

An artist based in Vancouver is using direct metal laser sintering technology to create beautiful incense holders and show off the possibilities for designing with and using 3D printing. 

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Skateboard Trucks Optimized for Downhill Racing with Metal 3D Printing

Engineering student Philipp Manger designed a pair of custom skateboard trucks for downhill racing -- combining topological optimization and lattice structures -- and had them 3D printed in metal.

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Concept Breathe is a Radical Car Seat Made with 3D Printing

Design students from Braunschweig University of Art and Audi reinvent the car seat with a dynamic 3D printed structure named Concept Breathe.

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Sir Pigglesby is a 3D Printed Piggy Bank to Stash your Cash

There are piggy banks, and there are 3D printed piggy banks called Sir Pigglesby who wear a suit of armor. Which would you rather have?

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Prototyping a Multifunctional Walker with 3D Printing

Designer Eliza Wrobel created a multifunctional walker prototype using a 3D printer to help disabled people who want to remain active.

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These 3D Printed Heels Are Comfier than Shoes, Apparently

3D printing steps into the spotlight again, this time a custom pair of 3D printed heels worn by the Dutch Minister of Education.

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Chisel&Mouse Create Replicas of Real Buildings Using 3D Printing and Plaster Casting

Chisel&Mouse is a design studio run by two brothers who use 3D modelling software, 3D printing and plaster casts to create replica buildings.

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3D Printed Urban Furniture Made from Recycled Plastic

Based in Rotterdam, Print your City! is an ongoing research project to turn plastic waste into functional, tough, 3D printed urban furniture.

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World’s First 3D Printed Pedestrian Bridge Completed in Madrid

New pedestrian bridge designed by the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) is 3D printed with micro-reinforced concrete.

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Jazz Up your Home with a Ferris Wheel Bookshelf

Designer Eliza Wrobel created a Ferris wheel bookshelf, with shelves instead of passengers, putting interior design in strict rotation.

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SexyCyborg Confronts Maker Sexism with LCD Shutter Top

Make Magazine's wonky definition of appropriate dress codes for women inspired SexyCyborg to make this LCD shutter top.

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Furry Vase is a 3D Printed Experiment with Drooloops

The furry vase is a whacky experiment in 3D printing design, applying the "drooloop" flower technique to striking effect.

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Make it LEO: A Secure Way to Handle 3D Design Files

With the need for more secure ways to handle and protect 3D printing designs, Make it LEO is a new startup with an interesting solution.

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Dutch Architect to 3D Print a Möbius Strip Building

A Dutch architect is planning to use a unique 3D printer to construct a large building in the shape of a "Möbius Strip" infinite loop.

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3D Printed Zaha Hadid Chair at Venice Biennale

In celebration of the late Zaha Hadid, the Architecture Biennale in Venice will showcase her innovative work, including a 3D printed chair.

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