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Miele Distributing 3D Printable Attachments

Miele, the high-end German manufacturer of consumer goods, now offers downloadable 3D models for printing, some of which may fit your appliances.

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Book of the Week: 66 DIY-Projects

This week’s selection is “66 DIY-Projects: 66 awesome projects to realize with a 3D printer For Beginners & Advanced!” by Johannes Wild. 

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Prusa Takes Aim At Thingiverse

Prusa Research seems to be taking aim at capturing the crown of 3D model repositories from Thingiverse with the help of a one-touch import tool.

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Hands On With Thingiverse++

A Chrome Extension, Thingiverse++, can supercharge your Thingiverse 3D model browsing and download experience.

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What To Do With Thingiverse?

Thingiverse is the largest printable 3D model repository on the planet, but it doesn’t seem to be progressing. We know why.

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Question of the Week: Swiss Guard Helmet

Need a theatrical prop? Consider 3D printing it; but you will have to find a 3D model to do so. We present several alternatives for doing so.

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Thingiverse Hits The Biggest Milestone

MakerBot’s in-house 3D model repository made history this week by achieving what no other 3D printable model site has done: one million models!

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What’s Happening At MakerBot?

A meteoric rise from nothing, corporate acquisition, management changes, layoffs and a new CEO. An interview with the new chief by Medium tells us about MakerBot’s plans. 

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MakerBot’s Ready Apps

MakerBot has formalized their “customizer” capability in Thingiverse in a collection of “ready to go” applications that can quickly generate specific 3D models. 

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The Dirty Details on a 3D Model Theft

We’re reading a very detailed account of the theft and exploitation of a 3D model theft that recently took place – and was successfully resolved. 

Has MakerBot Crossed The Line? For Some, Yes

Controversy this week regarding MakerBot’s aggressive patent filings. Why the controversy? Because the concepts were originally donated by supporters in good faith to further the cause of 3D printing. And now MakerBot has patented them.  

Finally! Verified For 3D Printing

MakerBot’s 3D model service, Thingiverse, has announced a very important new feature: Verified Prints. It’s a certification program that attempts to indicate which 3D models

The Thing Tracker Proposal

How many things are there? It seems like a silly question, but hear us out. There are many possible things. An infinite number of them,

How Many Things at Thingiverse? Lots!

3D printing is taking off, if one believes the signals seen this year. Another milestone was reached last week by popular repository Thingiverse, who declared

Design of the Week: Filament Clip

This week’s selection is a purely functional design: the Filament Clip by Thingiverse maker Elk.    There’s not much to say about its structure, because

Dongiverse

Oh dear. This was bound to happen. There’s now a parody of 3D model repository Thingiverse called, “Dongiverse”. As you might expect, it appears to

Testing the Customizer

The magic of 3D printing is that you can make something totally unique that has never existed before; something that’s just right for you.   

Design of the Week: Voronoi Yoda

This week’s selection goes to 3D artist Dzingof, whose 3D Voronoi Yoda caught our eye.    It’s a Yoda, definitely, but with a twist: it’s

Thingiverse Breaks Out In Apps!

It started as a simple free repository for patterns for personal making and then exploded into an overwhelming cacophony of 3D models. Thingiverse provides free

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