A video has emerged that shows what is likely the smallest 3D printer ever made.
Planning Your Automation Project
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi explain how their clients have tackled manufacturing automation.
The University of Warwick and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at a new project by the University of Warwick.
Design of the Week: Tic Tac Toe in a Box
This week’s selection is the Tic Tac Toe in a Box 3D model by Natalie Cheesmond.
Design of the Week: 3D Printed Rockpiquarium Screen Saver
This week’s selection is the incredible 3D Printed Rockpiquarium Screen Saver by Colton Westrate.
Readily3D Attempts Volumetric Human Organ Bioprinting
Readily3D, one of the first companies to tackle the new volumetric 3D printing process, has adapted their process for bioprinting.
The Glia Project: Open Access 3D Printed Medical Equipment
The Glia Project is leveraging 3D printing to bring desperately-needed medical equipment to poor areas of the globe through an online service.
Behold The World’s First Universal LEGO Sorting Machine
While there’s nothing quite as bad as stepping on a stray LEGO block, a close second is having to sort out the mess of bricks once you (or your kids) are done using them.
Book of the Week: Building Open Source Hardware
This week’s selection is “Building Open Source Hardware” by Alicia Gibb.
DIY Desktop Robotic Dexterity With The Youbionic Human Arm
The 3D printed Youbionic Human Arm is available now as an affordable project integrating high-level robotics and broad capabilities.
Book of the Week: Build Your Own CNC Machine
This week’s selection is “Build Your Own CNC Machine” by Floyd Kelly James and Patrick Hood-Daniel.
Creating 3D Printed WiFi Access QR Codes with Python
I embarked on a project to create a 3D printed QR code that guests at our house could scan to gain access to our guest wireless network. Why 3D you might ask? Well, that’s how geeks like myself like to impress their guests!
Siemens’ Big IDEA For Industrializing Additive Manufacturing
Siemens is leading a 14-partner project focused on a big IDEA: the Industrial implementation of Digital Engineering and Additive manufacturing.
How Educators Can Choose Between a 3D Print Service and a 3D Printer
Should educational institutions use their own 3D printers or instead use 3D print services? We examine advantages and disadvantages of each approach.
How To 3D Print Lithophanes
Have you ever wanted to 3D print lithophanes? It turns out to be suprisingly easy!
Jackie Sosnowski: “My Challenge Has Been Based On Age Rather Than Gender”
Jacqueline Sosnowski is a Project Manager for The Technology House in Streetsboro, Ohio.
3D Printing Waste Becomes Sustainable Concrete
Sustainability is a major issue in today’s world, and additive manufacturing may be able to help the concrete industry lower CO2 emissions.
Book of the Week: 3D Printer Projects for Makerspaces
This week’s selection is the useful 3D Printer Projects for Makerspaces by Lydia Sloan Cline.
3D Print Community: Otto DIY
This month’s selection for our community support program is the fascinating Otto DIY project: build your own robot.
Ideal For Educators: Monthly 3D Printing Projects?
UK-based Laykanics is an interesting service that offers monthly 3D print-based project kits that I think could be very suitable for educators looking to expose students to 3D printing.
GrabCAD Workbench Now Free!
GrabCAD’s excellent Workbench product is now available for free, disposing of previous monthly fees.