Did you know that Creality also makes laser engravers?
MakerGear announced a very different kind of 3D printer for students, the Micro 3D Printer Kit.
My testing of the Voxelab Aquila X2 desktop 3D printer continues.
I had a chance to assemble and test Voxelab’s new Aquila X2 desktop 3D printer.
Wemake answered our questions regarding their prototype belt ejection system for desktop 3D printers.
I’ve come across another method for automating 3D printing: the Automatic Ejection System by Wemake.
Creality’s new CR-10 Smart desktop 3D printer builds on a long history of 3D printing.
Nanoscribe announced the availability of a new kit to explore 3D printed glass microstructures.
This week’s selection is the 3D printed SongBird turntable by Frame Theory 3D.
Researchers at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) have developed a novel approach to 3D print extrusion that could transform many desktop 3D printers.
If you’ve always dreamed of making your own robot or love the STEMI Hexapod bot but never had the technical know-how to do so, then boy do I have just the robotic dog for you.
This week’s selection is “Designing 3D Printers” by Neil Rosenberg.
3D print startup company 3DQue is offering a “looping kit” to allow for continuous 3D printing on common desktop 3D printers.
One of our technical readers took a deep dive into the new Powerbelt3D Zero 3D printer kit.
It’s been brought to our attention that there is another freely downloadable design for a high-temperature 3D printer.
Michigan Tech’s Open Sustainability Technology Lab, or “MOST”, announced an open source, high-temperature 3D printer.
We had a chance to evaluate the new Prusa MINI 3D printer. Here we examine print quality and one error encountered.
We had a chance to evaluate the new Prusa MINI 3D printer. Here we configure the machine and begin operations.
We had a chance to evaluate the new Prusa MINI 3D printer. Here we unbox and assemble the device.
Creality’s new Ender 3 V2 is now available, and it’s a good choice for entry-level 3D printing.
For years there have been two types of 3D printers: kits and assembled. I no longer think that is the case.
Modix announced another large-format 3D printer; the new Big-120Z can 3D print objects 1200mm tall.
A young engineering student, Danielle Boyer, has developed an inexpensive robot targeted at educators and students, and soon there will be 150 of them heading to institutions.
RPS has developed a “Materials Development Kit” for their NEO 800 SLA 3D printer for a very interesting reason.
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.
This week’s selection is the Biohazard Planter by designer Saad Chaudhry.
Need something to stimulate your engineering brain? Why not try this incredible desk structural design kit?
What to know more about the Snapmaker 3D printer? This post reviews the popular 3D printer kit.
We had a chat with E3D-Online about their revolutionary tool-changing multi-material 3D printer.
The White Knight 3D printer is one of a long line of 3D printers developed by need.
BEEVERYCREATIVE was BEINGVERYSECRETIVE about their new B2X300 desktop 3D printer, but now not so much.
Prusa Printers finally released their long-awaited second version of their multmaterial upgrade.
BEEVERYCREATIVE is leaking hints about their next desktop 3D printer, the B2X300.
Velleman has introduced a very low cost desktop 3D printer kit that could be of interest.
With all the questionable 3D printer launches recently, it’s nice to see one that makes sense.
For what is likely the very first time, a 3D printer is being sold by a major outlet for less than USD$100.
This week’s selection is the Box Microscope kit by Cults3D contributor Callen.
If you’re seeking a way to 3D print complex structures in nylon, there are a few choices, but one of the least expensive is Sintratec’s 3D printer kit.
Maker’s Tool Works announced the release of the MTW Create 3D printer kit.
We took a look at Velleman’s new Vertex 3D printer kit.
Uriah Liggett, founder of Murobo LLC and creator of the all new 3D printable ATLAS 3D scanner, needs your help funding his Kickstarter project.
Build your own 3D printer? That’s too difficult. Or is it?
Many of our readers enjoy building their own 3D printers. Now there’s a key component with significant benefits.
We don’t normally write about mills, but we will about this one because it is 3D printed.
Looking for plans to build your own 3D printer? Now you can consider building an Ultimaker 2. While it’s for sale in assembled form, you can now inspect the plans for it.
This is a fashion project you can build with your 3D printer. And it lights up!
With the news that UK electronics retailer Maplin now sells the Velleman K8200 3D printer, we thought we’d better take a look at this new device. The K8200 is a plastic filament 3D printer, as most inexpensive 3D printers are. It accepts both ABS and PLA plastic from generic suppliers, avoiding the need for… Continue reading The Velleman K8200 3D Printer
It’s not a 3D printer, but you could make one with it. It’s the RA 3D printer controller, now showing on Kickstarter. The project involves creation of a “cutting edge” 3D printer controller board. This is the electronics portion of your 3D printer, typically used in RepRap-style kit assemblies. What makes this board… Continue reading The RA 3D Printer Controller
This idea is hot – literally. Instructables member UglyBuddha created and posted a design for a Heated Build Chamber for his RapMan personal 3D printer. No, he doesn’t install a heated chamber into his RapMan. Instead he builds a heated chamber around the 3D printer! Wait a moment. Why would one require a heated… Continue reading Heated Chamber For Personal 3D Printers
There’s a new shop in town: BotMill. They’re addressing the growing DIY 3D Printing space: At BotMill.com, we cater to the growing number of 3D DIY enthusiasts with quality products at discounted prices. We are constantly on the look out for new and innovative products… They appear to market a wide variety of… Continue reading BotMill!
There seems to be a sudden rash of open source, low-cost 3D printer kits lately. In addition to the usual suspects (MakerBot, RepRap, [email protected] and the very recent UP!), we now have The Ultimaker! This prototype device is being developed at FabLab Utrecht (under the name “elserbot”) and seems to build on the experiences of… Continue reading Another Hobby 3D Printer: The Ultimaker
The DIYLILCNC is a do-it-yourself CNC machine. Much like open source 3D printer designs, this one is instead for a CNC machine. This one can be built for approximately USD$700. From the site: Plans and instructions for building the DIYLILCNC are distributed freely and intended for wide distribution and modification with few restrictions. The… Continue reading DIYLILCNC
What does a personal manufacturing service from New Zealand have to do with a 3D printer kit manufacturer from New York City? A lot more now, apparently. The two organizations have teamed up to leverage each other’s strengths. MakerBot has opened a Showroom on Ponoko, where you can purchase and customize not only your… Continue reading Ponoko Makes MakerBots!
Competition for Makerbot? Cubely jumped into the 3D printing scene this week at an Arizona Hackerspace meetup. Cubely, a RepRap derivative, hopes to produce a superior hobbyist 3D printer at low cost. Cubely consists of four major components: Electronics, which they recommend purchasing from MakerBot, as they are “unfortunately” the sole supplier; Stepper motors… Continue reading Another Inexpensive 3D Printer Kit Emerges
Model Factory Hiro, a Japanese maker of highly intricate model car kits makes good use of 3D printing technology in their development process. In Mech9’s video and extensive write up, we can see the entire process from choice of car (Misao Hiro, President: “Something I like”) to the final preparations. Model Factory Hiro primarily… Continue reading Model Factory Hiro Uses 3D Printing