Andre Tiemann | Guest Writer

Andre is obsessed with all things 3D printing.

A long ago Psychology student, who in time wanted to be a writer before deciding to pursue book-publishing may not fit the profile of a 3D printer enthusiast. But over the last year and change - while dutiful employed in Production at a print service shop—he has built two RepRap Prusa Mendels (and now can't get enough of his Makerbot Replicator).

From there, he has participated in workshops and given talks at Toronto's HackLab and Site3, networked with like-minded individuals and is working on a viable business strategy centered around the emerging consumer 3D Printer market.

Andre is founder of


Articles by Andre Tiemann:

Tutorial: Creating multi-color prints using a one-colour 3D printer

by Andre Tiemann | Feb.12, 2013 -   I have spent much of my free time in the last few months playing around with a method of printing that enables multi-colour results using a single extruder machine. More

The early life of Draft Print 3D

by Andre Tiemann | Jan.7, 2013 -   This is where Draft Print 3D come in. After building two RepRap Prusa Mendels with a friend, it became clear to me that the hobbyist market had matured into something valuable. More

Recap of Maker Faire NYC 2012 

by Andre Tiemann | Oct.4, 2012 -  My Maker Faire NYC story begins with me stepping onto an overnight Greyhound bus from Toronto. More 

A visit to Mixshop: the new MixG1 3D printer

by Andre Tiemann | May.9, 2012 -   While Mixshop has been selling low-cost Prusa Mendel kits for nearly a year now, they are now ready to bring their own printer into the mix (pun intended). More

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