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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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Designing and 3D Printing a Faberge Egg from Scratch

For his wife's birthday, maker Aleksander Wróblewski took inspiration from Russian Tsars to design and 3D print a Farberge egg from scratch which could hold a surprise. 

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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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US Students 3D Print a Sustainable Lotus House for Solar Decathlon 2018

Students from Washington University in St. Louis have been working on an energy-efficient prototype house for the past eight months. The Lotus House will be unveiled as part of Solar Decathlon China 2018 this month.

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This Ceramic Lampshade Shows 3D Printing in its Best Light

Designer Tom Fereday and artist Susan Chen debut the Pelo light. An expression of 3D printing, it uses just one coil of extruded ceramic.

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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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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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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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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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OMEDELBAR: First 3D Printed Items in Mass Production at IKEA

Next year, IKEA introduces its first ever 3D printed objects in the OMEDELBAR collection, a collaboration with stylist Bea Åkerlund.

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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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Artificially Intelligent 3D Printer Creates “Daedalus Pavilion”

Ai Build showcases Daedalus Pavilion at the GPU Technology Conference in Amsterdam, a 3D printed structure built by intelligent robots.

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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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IFAW Awareness Campaign 3D Prints Endangered Animals

What does 3D printing have to do with endangered wildlife? Three IFAW images tell a compelling story, and help raise awareness in the process.

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3D Printed Bonsai Tree You Can Trim by Hand

Japanese design firm Nendo has unveiled a 3D printed bonsai tree that you can prune by hand, just like a real tree.

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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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Eighth-Graders 3D Print a Wheelchair for Ray the Kitten

Ray the kitten has a kink in his spine. Students from Portsmouth Middle School have used 3D printing in a creative way to help.

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Here are the 3D Hubs Student Grant 2017 Award Winners

Announcing the 3D Hubs Student Grant 2017 Winners, with three recipients chosen from over 449 applicants from 300 universities.

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Swarovski Allows Designer To 3D Print With Crystals

Swarovski Designers of the Future award winners use crystal to develop innovative designs, techniques, including 3D printing.

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