Have an Ultimaker? Have problems printing? There’s a guide for that.
The Other Way Of 3D Printing Metal
Most commercial metal 3D printers use powder-based techniques, but there’s another approach: deposition welding.
3D Printing: The Longest Tail
We’re contemplating the effects of 3D printing on the world and realized that it could provide the longest tail of all.
The Flying Extruder: The Best of Bowden and Direct 3D Printer Extruders?
Comments on our Bowden vs Direct 3D printer extruder post led us to the “flying extruder” concept, which is a bit of both.
Bowden or Direct? A Primer on Extruder Styles
Two methods of extrusion are typically found on desktop 3D printers these days. Do you know what they are?
Is It Filament Weight or Length?
There are several ways to measure the amount of material required for a 3D print, but however it’s done, it should be practical.
When Should You Buy A 3D Printer?
The question of choosing a 3D printer has become very complex given all the options available, and now another factor emerges: When should you purchase one?
Wait, How Do I 3D Print Those Incredibly Thin Vases?
Perhaps one of the most popular styles of printed 3D models is vases. There’s a reason for that – and a tip you need to know.
Yes, Hollow 3D Prints Are Often A Good Idea
A common misunderstanding by newbie 3D print folks is that objects are printed completely solid. In fact, we believe that many prints should be hollow!
Why Are 3D Print Service Costs So Different?
You need to use a 3D print service. You get quotes from several firms. All the quotes are wildly different! Why is this?
How To Quickly Model and 3D Print Small Household Objects
New 3D printer owners might be having fun printing pre-designed 3D models, but what if you need to produce a custom object on demand? Here’s how to do it.