Replacing parts of a 168-year-old conformateur with 3D printer 

Mar.31, 2012 -  La Bricoleuse owns a custom hatter's tool - a conformateur, a very early model invented in France in 1844 by Allie Aine. More 

3D Printed DoodleBot makes graphics and patterns on a whiteboard 

Mar.31, 2012 -  GarabatiBot's English name is: DoodleBot. It is a little robot which can draw simple sketches on a whiteboard. More 

Basic and complete Resin-based 3D Printer kit ready for pre-order

Mar.30, 2012 -   For months DIY hobbyist have been waiting for updates on Junior Veloso's resin-based 3D printer. Finally Junior Veloso has updated his blog. More

Iris van Herpen's 3D-printed dresses in Groningen Museum

Mar.30, 2012 -   Iris van Herpen (Wamel, 1984) is one of the most prominent fashion designers. Lady Gaga and Björk are two clients of this 27-year-old Dutch fashion designer. More

Interview with Bilal Ghalib of Pocket Factory 

Mar.29, 2012 -  Bilal Ghalib is an evangelist of the maker movement. He has also been touring around the Middle East promoting hackerspaces. We had the chance to interview him about their adventure around the USA spreading the 3D printing vibe. More 

3D printing robot creates Endless Chairs from melted fridges (Video)

Mar.28, 2012 -   The 3D printing robot squeezed the material out of a tube, layer by layer built the object up. Recycled materials are used as feedstock and the robot can create all kinds of furniture More

3D-printed buckliball opens new class of collapsible 3D structures

Mar.28, 2012 -   Inspired by the Hoberman Twist-O, a group of engineers at MIT and Harvard University created the "buckliball," a 3D-printed hollow and spherical object.  More

Innovative digital and 3D printed fossils for engaging the public with science 

Mar.27, 2012 -  Palaeontologist Dr Imran Rahman based in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences in the University of Birmingham, UK, started a project to develop a resource that will allow anyone, not just scientists, to view and interact with fossils. More 

How to build a low cost 4 Servo Arduino Biped robot

Mar.26, 2012 -   How to build a low-cost Bluetooth bipedal robot? Instructables user megaduty uploaded details how to build his 10" tall Arduino Uno controlled bipedal robot run on 4 servos. More

Pocket printer under development

Mar.26, 2012 -   Thingiverse user dkennell brought us this tiny and compacted 3D printer, with a print volume is 120mm W x 100mm D x 65mm H. More

Objet holding acquisition talks with a large electronics company 

Mar.24, 2012 -  Objet Ltd, the Israel-based 3D printers maker is holding acquisition talks with a large electronics company, reported by Calcalist news. Beneficiaries are expected to be the investor Ilan Levin and billionaire Allen Yaglom. More 

Time Magazine calls Makerbot CEO a game changer (video)

Mar.24, 2012 -   Time Magazine selected a few innovators and problem-solvers that are inspiring change in America and it calls them Game Changers. More

Extraordinary demand for the ModMyPi 3D printed Raspberry Pi cases

Mar.23, 2012 -   You might have heard of Raspberry PI, an ultra-low-cost, deck-of-cards sized Linux computer, the $35 mini PC sensation that sold out in one day and that was even hotter than Lady Gaga in terms of Internet search trends. More

Introducing Cartesio CNC/3D printer kit 

Mar.23, 2012 -  Cartesio is an interesting project. It is a desktop CNC machine, but it comes standard with a 3D print extruder and the Heated Bed build platform.  More 

Customizable Maxifab 3d Printing Framework with user determined build volume

Mar.22, 2012 -   Ryan Robinson launched his Maxifab 3D Printing framework on Kickstarter on Mar.16, 2012 and he has 10 backers up to now. More

ORD Bot 3D printers and MakerSlide available for pre-order

Mar.22, 2012 -   As we reported earlier, the ORD Bot 3D printer platform uses MakerSlide structure and linear bearing. The first build platform is 135 x 135mm, so bdring(Barton Dring) named it the Quantum ORD bot. More

Affordable Blueprinter SHS 3D printer for desktop sintering 

Mar.21, 2012 -  The Danish start-up company Blueprinter ApS is about to hit the world 3D printing market with a patent SHS™ (selective heat sintering) technology. More 

Model chess set with Tinkercad to win a Makerbot Replicator

Mar.20, 2012 -   If you can model all six characters in Tinkercad: pawn, king, queen, knight, bishop and rook then you are ready for a contest organized by Makerbot and Tinkercad. More

3D printing joins revolution in medical industry

Mar.20, 2012 -   A 3-D printer works like an ordinary office printer in a lab at Case Western Reserve University, it is used for making models for medical research or to help plan surgeries. More

3D-Printed Universal Adapter set connects construction toys to each other 

Mar.19, 2012 -  This should be an exciting news for all the kids - free Universal Construction Kit is announced which is a set of adapters for complete interoperability between 10 popular construction toys.  More 

EnvisionTEC support Aardman 3D printing 7,000 parts in its latest Pirates! film

Mar.19, 2012 -   Aardman has a deserved reputation as a world leader in model animation. For their latest feature film, The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! Aarman chose the EnvisionTEC Perfactory Standard machine for 3D Printing of more than 7,000 parts for the models. More

3D printed Hand Robot InMoov

Mar.19, 2012 -   Thingiverse user hairygael is working on hand robot InMoov and most parts are 3D-printed on a 3D Touch. He did a great write up on the instructions. More

ABN AMRO sees big future in 3D printing 

Mar.18, 2012 -  Every year, ABN AMRO Bank in the Netherlands publishes analyzes and studies in various industries and sectors to shares its knowledge and vision. More 

3D printed Apple accessories from Curve Creative

Mar.17, 2012 -   A young, enthusiastic team of designers from Curve Creative is currently working on a range of 3D printed Apple accessories. Dublin-based Curve Creative is a new start-up industrial design studio founded in mid 2011. More

3D printing a perfect replacement part for dishwasher

Mar.17, 2012 -   A lock mechanism part for the Matsui MF654EWN dishwasher was broken. That's quite annoying because you really need it but you can not find a replacement in any repair shop.  More

Mcor Technologies celebrates St. Patrick's Day and ready to enter US Market 

Mar.16, 2012 -  Saint Patrick's Day is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on 17 March. One traditional symbol of Saint Patrick's Day is the Shamrock. The Irish have considered shamrocks as good-luck symbols since earliest times, and today people of many other nationalities also believe they bring good luck.  More 

Win a ShapeOko CNC kit for 3D printing and CNC routing

Mar.16, 2012 -   If you place a 3D Printing or CNC Routing order with Ponoko between today and March 31, 2012 you will get a chance to win a ShapeOko kit worth $175 (without electronics). More

A second generation 3D concrete printing is under development

Mar.16, 2012 -   Modern Architecture is demanding new developments in construction manufacturing technology, a team at Loughborough University has been working on a 3D concrete printing project that could allow full scale building components to be 3D printed on-site to any design. More

"Pimp My Ride" host to customize a Nissan Cube for 3D systems' cross country trip 

Mar.15, 2012 -  Mad Mike, the automotive customization entrepreneur from the hit television show "Pimp My Ride," is also recognized worldwide as the best of the best when it comes to customizing.  More 

3D Printing/AM China 2012 Conference

Mar.15, 2012 -   China International 3D printing technology and application conference will be held during Mar.30~31, 2012 in Shanghai. More

Building an extra large Ultimaker 3D printer

Mar.14, 2012 -   Inspired from the Ultimaker, Mattinv wants to build a large envelope 3D printer with same speed as Ultimaker but better accuracy at a reasonable cost. More

First retail 3D printing in postal service 

Mar.14, 2012 -  This BFB 3000 twin head 3D printer stands in the back corner of Diane's Mailroom store in Buckley, US. Diane's Mailroom provides packing, shipping, mailing and business services in the area and now they have added 3D printing services as one of the first examples of a retail 3D printing.  More 

EMS announced 3D Tech Days 10 City Tour

Mar.13, 2012 -   EMS, Inc, one of the premier provider of 3D printers and 3D scanner, announced its 3D Technology Days for 2012 which will be held in 10 cities as follows. More

Create a full-color 3D relief sculpture from your photo

Mar.13, 2012 -   Casio presented at CES in January a combination of a proprietary rendering technique and a custom 3D printer, which can make sculptures based on two dimensional pictures. More

Create 3d-printable jewelry and sculpture with Cell Cycle WebGL design app 

Mar.12, 2012 -  Do you still remember this stunning beautiful Hyphae lamp, an organic table lamps based on how veins form in leaves. The lamp is designed and 3D-printed in nylon plastic by Nervous System.  More 

Breakthrough: High-speed 3D printer with nanoscale precision

Mar.12, 2012 -   Researchers all over the world are working on 3D printers today. The Vienna University of Technology has now made a major breakthrough in the 3D printing technology: it is now possible to print three dimensional objects with incredibly fine details using "two-photon lithography". More

New 3D-ONE 3D printer from Robot Factory

Mar.12, 2012 -   Robot Factory in Italy has unveiled their new 3D-ONE 3D printer, which has been designed and created to provide an extremely large build volume for printing larger 3D models. More

SoundCloud teamed with Shapeways to get soundwave 3D-printed 

Mar.11, 2012 -  SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform which allows people to create and share a sound recording such as a voice, conversation, laughs, moment or music in seconds. What can a sound file be used for? More 

Bathsheba's experimental 3D printed ceramic oil lamp

Mar.11, 2012 -   Since it is possible to 3D-print ceramic, designer bathsheba experimented her first 3D printed ceramic oil lamp. Her oil lamp has a typical bathsheba style - trilaterally symmetrical. More

RouterStrap 3D printer on the CNC Machine

Mar.10, 2012 -   This good looking machine is a recent innovation from British inventor Sean (Clanzer). This is a RouterStrap 3D printer built on one of his CNC frame. More

PotteryPrint designing app aims to introduce kids to 3D printing 

Mar.9, 2012 -  While 3D printing has moved from the industrial world to hobbyist circles, 3D printers are still complex and expensive machines hard to operate, especially for kids. More 

GE invests on hands-on labs for ordinary people

Mar.9, 2012 -   What is currently driving American competitiveness? General Electric Co. wanted to commit to strengthen America's global competitiveness by building a more highly skilled workforce, as well as its own competitiveness in the industry. More

How low can a Prusa Mendel 3D printer cost go

Mar.8, 2012 - made a spreadsheet of the parts cost breakdown for his Prusa Mendel 3D printer. Building a Prusa Mendel has costed him about $300. More

Using 3D Printing to create small business 

Mar.8, 2012 -  Alex Hornstein and Bilal Ghalib made their way across the US with four DIY 3D printers in the trunk of their Prius. They started the Pocket Factory project aiming to start a business of designing, producing and selling products made with low-cost 3D printers. More 

StreetScooter and 3D printed dashboard

Mar.7, 2012 -   In September 2011 first StreetScooter prototype was shown at the world's largest motor show (IAA in Frankfurt). StreetScooter, is not a "scooter" but a electric car which will be cheap, clean, and very versatile. More

Cubify prepares a 25 city trip across the US

Mar.6, 2012 -   Following the Pocket Factory project that two guys who packed a Prius with 3D Printers to spread the word about desktop manufacturing, announced today that they are going to start their road trip. More

Affordable 3D printed time lapse dolly for fantastic photography 

Mar.6, 2012 -  I am often impressed with timelapses made by smooth moving DSLR cameras capturing high quality photos or high definition videos. To make a time-lapse shooting a slider dolly is useful. Compared to basic nonmoving time-lapse, having the camera on a slider dolly will make yours stand out.  More 

Review of 9 recently released 3D printing materials(video)

Mar.6, 2012 -   In the past few months there were 9 3D printing materials released by 5 companies. Industry analyst Todd Grimm from made a summary of these newly released materials. More

Incredibly low-cost line lasers for 3D scanning

Mar.5, 2012 -   "Do it yourself Gadgets" didn't want to buy the line laser so he just made his own from supplies he can find in his home. He tried two different methods of building line lasers.  More

Build your own Kinect-like 3D camera 

Mar.5, 2012 -  Want to take 3D picture and print it out using your 3D printer? This home-build kinect-like 3D camera is a simple solution. Hackengineer has presented a portable 3D camera that only uses an HVGA projector with an ordinary CMOS camera.  More 

3D printed one-of-a-kind stock market performance bracelets

Mar.4, 2012 -   The world stock markets are moving up and down like a yo-yo daily, but in the eyes of designer Paul Kweton these stock line chart diagrams are the sources of his bracelet design. More

Cool 3D Printed stelliform owl on Kickstarter

Mar.3, 2012 -   One great thing about Kickstarter is it has exploded and given a lot of people the opportunity to make their dreams come true. Grant Miller works as customer service in the daytime, but in the evening he is designer and sculptor making toys, statues and animations. More

Create and print 3D models from Android interface 

Mar.3, 2012 -  House 4 Hack group in Johannesburg have been working on an Android app called Paint3D that promises to let you create and print your own 3D designs straight from Adroid-powered device.  More 

Give the Raspberry Pi an attractive 3D Printed Case

Mar.3, 2012 -   The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized powerful computer that runs Linux. It has a thermometer, an acceleromter, and HDMI port, video output, SD card slot and route etc to connect to other electronic components. More

homemade 3d printed flashlight How to make your own homemade flashlight using a 3D printer

Mar.2, 2012 -   There are plenty of flashlights on the market today, but if none of those tickles your fancy, you can make your own flashlight just as instructables user macskyver did.   More

Drive between schools with 3D printers in the trunk 

Mar.2, 2012 -  The Stenden, a high school in Emmen, the Netherlands has recently purchased a 3D printer. The school hopes that students could get excited about learning technology. Student assistant Serisma Parmesardien said that technical education should get a better image.  More 

Armada conceptual portable 3D scanner running with iOS

Mar.1, 2012 -   Armada is a conceptual portable 3D scanner that can rapidly capture the physical forms of objects in an editable 3D format and maintains a Z axis resolution of .004 inches up to 5 feet from object. More

Could Makibox's $350 3D printer raise more money than they have reached now? YES!

Mar.1, 2012 -   Makible is a website similar as Kickstarter that designers and engineers can raise initial funding for their creative projects. Makibox is the first project launched by Makible. Designed by Jon Buford, one of the co-founders of Makible, Makibox is a spin-off of open source Reprap 3D printer designed... More

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