This week’s selection is the Print-in-Place Armored Vehicle by Matthew of Whopper Printing.
This week’s selection is the creepy Animatronic Eyeball by Enza3D.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at Mattel’s use of NFTs and 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi suggest more use of 3D printing for toy manufacturing could be considered.
This week’s selection are the Wooden Train Track Extensions models by Michal Fanta.
This week’s selection is “RobBob” a mechanical robot head with two degrees of freedom, by JBV Creative.
This week’s selection is the 3D Puzzle V2.0 by woodworker Ray Whitby.
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.
Charles Goulding of R&D Tax Savers examines the use of 3D printing to counter supply chain disruptions in the toy industry.
This week’s selection is the flappy winged Airplane Toy by Prusa Printers contributor Jhuttula.
Charles Goulding and Lara Tomiko of R&D Tax Savers examine opportunities for 3D printing toys by targeting Target.
Charles Goulding und Peter Favata von R & D Tax Savers, untersuchen die möglichen Auswirkungen von Hasbros Maßnahme auf die 3D-Druckindustrie.
Charles Goulding and Peter Favata of R&D Tax Savers examine the potential impact of Hasbro’s move to eliminate plastic packaging on the 3D printing industry.
Need something to stimulate your engineering brain? Why not try this incredible desk structural design kit?
French sports car manufacturer Bugatti first made its mark on the world with the Bugatti Type 35 race car (“the Bugatti Baby”) in the early 20th century.
LEGOs have inspired generations of makers, and that hasn’t changed with exposure to 3D printers.
‘Tis the season to celebrate the best of 3D printing.
Our earlier post on the feasibility of performing self-repairs with 3D printing generated some feedback.
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe of R&D Tax Savers discuss the connections between LEGO and 3D printing.
If you’ve ever needed an excuse to buy a 3D printer, let this be the one.
A study published in Technologies examines the effect of 3D printed toys, specially at MyMiniFactory.
While it’s not uncommon to take 3D printed parts to a high-level of finished quality, it’s not necessarily something we tend to see too often when it comes to stationary toys and objects that have become synonymous with consumer FDM 3D printers.
3DKitbash is a 3D model community dedicated to printable models, but their inventory includes some interesting twists.
This week’s selection is the fabulous Codename Colossus kinetic toy by Machination Studio.
A new framework permits easy creation of 3D printed items for board games.
Want a game character? You probably don’t have the 3D model to print one with, but Toyze can help you out.
Has your child run out of a particular piece for their mass-produced construction kit? That’s not a concern if you have Ingocraft’s 3D printable construction set.
A car racing game based on 3D printing has emerged.
Toy giant Hasbro has struck a deal with Shapeways to provide access to some of their copyrighted characters.
Researchers at Carnagie Mellon and Disney have developed a new type of 3D printer that prints 3D felt objects.
A new Kickstarter project hopes to create a suit of armor for Barbie dolls that you will be able to download.
With the huge number of personal 3D printers being sold, one wonders where 3D models will be found to print on them.
While the price of 3D printers continues to plummet, for some the cost is still too high. To help solve this problem, Instructables author Matthew Krueger, also known as Mastermind, created a 3D printer from LEGOs he found lying around his house. Krueger’s project started as a practical exercise. During college Matthew became interested… Continue reading 3D Printers too Pricey? Build a LEGO One
Eddie Tsai of Hong Kong’s Fung Academy researched the adoption of 3D printing by consumers and came up with the concept of “hyperlocal promotions, the ability to respond to events around the world with meaningful relevant products quickly.” An interesting concept certainly, but it quickly became reality for Tsai, who was contacted mere days… Continue reading A Collectable Rubber Duck in Hong Kong
There’s a growing amount of free 3D models, as you may have noticed, and a recent addition is the Free Universal Construction Kit by The Free Art and Technology Lab (FAT). They are a “an organization dedicated to enriching the public domain through the research and development of creative technologies and media.” And in… Continue reading The Free Universal Construction Kit
TUAW reports on one of the latest items from Voxelous, a company dedicated to producing real models of items from popular games. This time (but now sold out) was the runner from popular iOS game Canabalt. Here’s the details: Printed on a color 3D printer, dipped in super glue for strength, and given a… Continue reading From iOS Game to Reality With a 3D Printer
It’s true – Instructables user graphmastur has designed a RepRap-style 3D printer entirely out of LEGO parts. While he was obviously unable to attach a high-temp plastic extruder, he has included a common Sharpie marker pen instead. This enables the LEGO 3D printer to operate as a pen plotter. Why is graphmastur doing this?… Continue reading A 3D Printer Made of LEGO?