We’ve all heard about 3D printers printing with carbon fiber, but what about a 3D printer MADE FROM carbon fiber?
An open source photography project has developed a 3D printable lens system, but there’s an interesting implication.
Until very recently, the idea of three-dimensional printing seemed somewhat futuristic.
This week’s selection is the Open Source 3D Printed PUMA Microscope by Paul Tadrous.
3D print enclosures are a common homebuilt accessory, but how do you know you’re doing it correctly?
HK BIQU Technology Co., Limited has released a rather interesting control board designed for 3D printers, the BTT SKR Pico.
This week’s selection is “3D Printing For Money” by Richard Licastro.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the relevance of DIY 3D printing projects.
Dassault Systèmes announced a new low-cost SOLIDWORKS offer for makers.
Polyga is offering powerful software that can be used with self-built 3D scanners.
A new video shows the potential of large-format home 3D printing.
It’s been several days since Autodesk announced big changes to their Fusion 360 Personal licensing program. What reactions have occurred?
Since late March, a team of Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) researchers have been providing recommendations for readily available materials to use as filters in homemade face masks.
A group in Huntsville, Alabama has developed a sophisticated system for collecting, cleaning and distributing emergency medical equipment 3D printed by individual supporters.
Many makers are anxious to do something with their 3D printing equipment to help solve the crisis, but there are some things to consider first.
An inventive designer has developed a method for producing 3D paper objects using recycled paper and 3D printed molds.
This week’s selection is “66 DIY-Projects: 66 awesome projects to realize with a 3D printer For Beginners & Advanced!” by Johannes Wild.
There seems to have been a distinct change in the nature of desktop 3D printer kits over the years. We propose a new naming convention to indicate this.
Did you ever want to try 3D printing in metal but did not have a million dollar budget to do so? If so, this book explains step-by-step how to build an inexpensive 3D printer that can actually 3D print metal objects.
There is a new option for those wishing to build their own 3D printer: Lumi Industries released open source plans for a resin 3D printer, the LumiBEE.
Some may wonder why this publication covers both small-scale DIY 3D printing and at the same time large-scale industrial production additive manufacturing. We explain our thinking.
This week’s selection is “DIY Drones for the Evil Genius” by Ian Cinnamon, Romi S. Kadri, and Fitz Tepper.
What is a consumer 3D printer? Is it a DIY device? What characteristics might describe a 3D printer for hobbyists? We have a list of features.
It will no longer be as easy to obtain a free license of Autodesk Fusion 360 CAD software with new requirements for qualification.
The 3D printed Youbionic Human Arm is available now as an affordable project integrating high-level robotics and broad capabilities.
This week’s selection is “Build Your Own CNC Machine” by Floyd Kelly James and Patrick Hood-Daniel.
Is a low-cost, actually functional 3D printer possible? It may be so with Makertech 3D’s new Axis 3D printer, which sports many features normally found on higher-priced gear.
3D printers emit VOCs — volatile organic compounds. Do you need a sensor to detect them? We examine a proposed DIY solution.
This tour of MADE Makerspace in Barcelona, Spain was my last stop of jet setting through Europe to learn about HW startup culture there.
Want a 3D printed telescope? The TelescopePrime project is parametric, inexpensive, powered by Raspberry Pi and can take pictures of the universe.
This week’s selection is “3D Printing for Model Engineers: A Practical Guide” by Neil Wyatt.
This week’s selection is the practical 3D Printed Croissant Machine, by Alexis Gabriel Ainouz, a.k.a. French Guy Cooking.
This week’s selection is “Build Your Own CNC Machine” by James Floyd Kelly and Patrick Hood-Daniel.
UK-based supermaker Colin Furze uses 3D printing.
This week’s selection is “Every Tool’s a Hammer:” by Adam Savage.
Purchasing a traditional home may be physical proof that you’ve officially made it as an adult.
A blog post from igus GmbH describes plans for building your own high-temperature 3D printer.
While multi-million dollar companies are trying to bring the flying car dream into the real world, one ambitious Filipino man has already beaten them to the punch.
BEEVERYCREATIVE was BEINGVERYSECRETIVE about their new B2X300 desktop 3D printer, but now not so much.
He’s at it again…
I’m watching a video from the folks at DIY3DTECH, where they show a comprehensive air system.
In discussions with Ultimaker last week, we learned something very interesting: Ultimaker can literally measure their recent transformation.
This month’s selection for our community support program is the fascinating Otto DIY project: build your own robot.
Hackaday contributor rolmie has developed multi-extruder tool switcher concept that could prove quite interesting.
I’m reading an interesting story about how a photographer designed and 3D printed a specialty film camera, and realized what this actually signifies.
California-based William Osman has been experimenting with a homemade sand-fusion system based on a laser cutter that could eventually become a full 3D printer.
Remember the ColorPod? The kit that converts a plastic 3D printer into a powder 3D printer? Now they print edible objects, too.
This application of 3D printing resonates strongly with me, and it may with you as well: replacing a stolen logo.
YouTuber Tinkernut shows how to produce a “cheap 3D printer” in a recent video, but there’s an ironic twist to the plan.
Amos Dudley has somehow managed to design and 3D print a custom dental appliance for correcting his teeth, but is this really a good idea?
We’re reading an interesting Instructable, which provides detailed instructions on how to build an actual, working concrete 3D printer. But we think this is definitely not for everyone.
A new prototype 3D printer has been launched that provides the additional ability of product assembly.
A new project called “UberBlox” hopes to create a flexible electro-mechanical building and construction system.
In 2009 the champion of DIY 3D printing was MakerBot. In 2014 there could be a different champion.