Does 3D Print Build Volume Really Matter?

Does 3D Print Build Volume Really Matter?

One of the first question I always hear from 3D printing newbies is “How Big Can I Print?” But that isn’t really a good question.

Book of the Week: Robotics

Book of the Week: Robotics

This week’s selection is “Robotics: Everything You Need to Know About Robotics from Beginner to Expert” by Peter Mckinnon.

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3D Print Learning Series: Concepts

This is an entry in our 3D Print Learning Series, focusing on 3D print concepts.


Book of the Week: Fusion 360 for Makers

This week’s selection is “Fusion 360 for Makers: Design Your Own Digital Models for 3D Printing and CNC Fabrication” by Lydia Sloan Cline.


Tips on Painting a 3D Printed Model

German designer Guido Mandorf presents a very good tutorial on painting printed 3D models on i.Materialise. 


RichRap Explores Slicing Parameters

Fabbaloo friend Richard Horn has produced a detailed tutorial on how best to produce strong 3D printed parts. 



You may have seen those fascinating 3D models that seem to have replaced the normal shape with a strange, smooth skeletal networked form. The complex


Jewelry Design Tutorial In Blender

Did you have in mind a fantastic design for a ring that you’d like to 3D print? Perhaps you’d be interested in watching a 55


Tutorial: Fix Your Messed Up 3D Scan

If you ever try to do 3D scanning at home using the rudimentary tools now available, you’ll quickly realize it isn’t particularly easy. Sure, the


An Introduction to 3D Printing

Anthony Lockwood of Desktop Engineering writes a review of a white paper from ZCorp that explains in 2D print form the entire process of 3D


.STL Overview

There’s a terrific overview of .STL and in fact the modelling and 3D printing process available at InstaTuts. It takes you through a simple explanation


Prepping for 3D Printing

Shapeways published an excellent article describing several tips for preparing your Blender file for 3D printing, specifically for using the Shapeways printing service. The article

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