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3D Printing Service Guide 2018 – 34 Best 3D Printing Services

Looking for a 3D printing service? Here are the 34 best 3D printing services in 2018 for consumer & small business. All of them are available online. Most of them offer industrial-grade 3D printing, instant quotes, and worldwide shipping.

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This Time, it’s Personal.
20 Outstanding Pieces of 3D Printed Jewelry

If you are looking for something special, personal and outstanding then 3D printed jewelry is perfect for you. Here are 20 great pieces of 3D printed jewelry and their sources.

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3D Printed Mesh Lingerie for a Perfect Fit

Fashion and technology come together with Mesh Lingerie, where 3D scanning and printing techniques are used to provide women with the perfectly fitted bra.

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Print Plus DIY Headphones Review: Pump Up the Volume

Launched on Kickstarter, the Print Plus DIY Headphones kit was 18 months in the making. Read our verdict on the design, build and audio quality.

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3D Printed Deathly Hallows Dice Set

Put a little 3D into your D&D with this cool 3D-printed Deathly Hallows dice set.

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3D printed Keycaps for PC Keyboards

Don't go unadorned! Check out these 3D printed keycaps and put some new life into your old keyboard.

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Tidy Up Your Desk Using 3D Printed Accessories

These 3D printed accessories keep your desktop clutter-free: Get rid of cable clutter, easily retrieve storage cards, batteries or pens.

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Helping the Visually Impaired with DOTS RPG Dice

On an epic quest to make roleplaying games more accessible to the visually impaired, Jack Berberette uses professional 3D printing services like Shapeways to fabricate his unique DOTS RPG braille dice.

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3D Printed Pebble Watch Bike Mount

The 3D printed Pebble Watch Bike Mount comes in handy for gripping your Pebble Watch as you enjoy your rides.

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Shapeways and Valve Partner to Offer 3D Printed Custom Toys

In an agreement with Shapeways, designers can now make and sell 3D printed merchandise and accessories based on hardware and games by Valve.

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Kickstarter Meets Shapeways With 3D Printed Guitar Triller

Need a gift for the picky guitarist in your life? Crowdfunded Guitar Triller is offering 3D printed models of their new tool this December.

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Investing in 3D printing
How to invest in 3D printing stock (Part 2)

Shapeways, Sculpteo, i.Materialise, Rinkak and 3D Hubs ship professional 3D printed goods to consumers. Here’s what you must know about their pros and cons.

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3D Printed Shoes
Walking on 3D Printed Works of Art

How would you like to walk on a true work of sculpted art? Italian Designer Cristina Franceschini (AKA Crystiff) can make it happen through her design abilities and 3d printed shoes.

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3D Printed Bike Carrying Handle

The bike carrying handle is the best solution for those locations where it’s inappropriate (or just downright impossible) to go while on your bike.

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Pocket-Sized 3D Printed Chess Set is Both Incredible and Impractical

Designer Kiriakos Christodoulou has created the 3D printed Credit Card Chess Set, now available on Shapeways for $11 to $13. This pocket-sized game is quite impractical, but hey, it's also a pretty cool concept too.