Happy Friday and happy (((Holloweeeeeeeeen!))) Although today is spook day of the year, if you have waited until today to find a design to print for tonight, you have likely already decided to decorate for Thanksgiving. So this week’s prints will not be focused on the ghoulish. Instead, I focused on items with no particular theme in […]
I’m a HUGE Kickstarter Fan!
Good morning everyone. I guess by now if you are reading this blog on a regular basis, you may have noticed I enjoying finding new products which are interesting and related to 3D printers. Today is no different. While surfing the web I can across this article and video of a really cool self-powered skateboard […]
TinkerERS are TinkerING with Tinkercad!
Several postings in the past I discussed 3D drawing programs and focused on the ease of learning and power of these free programs. One such entry I chose to overlook was Tinkercad. My earlier experience with this program, a year ago, was that it was to basic for any real 3D printing projects. However, since […]
3D Printers in High Schools…The Synergistic effect of Knowledge
When we try to answer the question (what is so important about 3D Printers in the classroom?) we have to not only look at the printer itself, but the driving forces behind it. Many of the same points for 3D printers in the classroom are echoes of the “computers in the classroom” argument…imagination, creativity, blah […]
If you are someone that enjoys projects, working with your hands, or creating something from nothing and you are not familiar with the web site Instructables then you are missing out!! I have discussed and recommended the Instructables website in earlier blogs and today we are going to look at 5 interesting projects presented on […]
New and Cool Products For Your Home 3D Printer!
Augmented Reality Have you wondered how your 3D design might appear in the real world? In the past the only way to visualize your piece in its environment was to actually print it on a 3D printer and place the model in its place. Well, not anymore! There is an app, Augmented Reality, for iOS […]