Hobbyist Matt Denton's latest 3D printed wonder is a giant LEGO bulldozer

May.2, 2018 - Hobbyist and visual effects professional Matt Denton has released a video on his Youtube channel of another impressive 3D printing project. He made a huge version of a LEGO Technics bulldozer, with a total of 372 parts, weighing around 26kg (57 lbs). More

Hop to it this Easter with these four springtime 3D prints

Mar.28, 2018 - With a seemingly never-ending winter now thawing out, it's finally starting to feel like spring. To get into the spirit of the new season, here are some fun 3D prints that are sure to liven up your home for Easter weekend. More

Pokémon lovers: make this 3D printed Cubone mask for your dog

Mar.27, 2018 - Thingiverse user [Aolesin] has remixed a 3D printable Cubone mask so it can be worn by a dog. The brilliant Pokémon 3D print can be downloaded for free. More

These 3D printed animal showerheads by Zooheads are taking hygiene to a wild new place

Mar.22, 2018 - If your shower routine has become a bit humdrum and is lacking in excitement, Brooklyn-based startup Zooheads (a spin-off of 3D printing service Voodoo Manufacturing) is hoping it can help. The company is targeting a niche market by selling 3D printed animal-themed showerheads. More

Star Wars 3D prints: could this life-size Jabba the Hutt be your new 'favorite decoration'?

Mar.22, 2018 - Mighty Jabba's Collection, a YouTube channel specializing in Star Wars toys and merch, is attempting to 3D print a life-size model of Jabba the Hutt. The project is being sponsored by filament company MakerGeeks. More

This huge 3D printed Star Wars Millennium Falcon took 10 days to print

Mar.15, 2018 - Thingiverse user [stonecoldfx] has 3D printed a giant Star Wars Millennium Falcon in a single piece. The 500 x 170 x 700 mm model of the iconic spaceship weighs 3 kg and took 10 whole days to print. More

Gramazon: a DIY 3D printed gramophone horn for the Amazon Echo Dot

Mar.12, 2018 - Florida-based maker Baard Fleistad has come up with one of the coolest 3D printing projects we've seen in awhile: a 3D printed gramophone-style radio horn for the Amazon Echo Dot. Fittingly, the 3D printed audio device has been named 'Gramazon.' More

Ahoy! Printable Scenery's latest 3D printable RPG and wargaming models take you to sea

Mar.12, 2018 - New Zealand's Printable Scenery has released yet another amazing set of 3D printable terrain for taking RPGs and other table-top games to the next level. Its latest series, enticingly called 'The Lost Islands,' is being featured in a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign. More

Nerf-shooting 3D printed arm might be strangest prosthesis ever

Mar.10, 2018 - European engineering collective Hackerloop has built a 3D printed prosthetic Nerf gun that fires projectiles in response to the user's muscle contractions. The modified Swarmfire Nerf uses EMG sensors and 3D printed parts. More

Ain't afraid of no layer separation? Make your own 3D printed Ghostbusters sign

Mar.5, 2018 - Snorri Grisomson, a Viking reenactor and maker from Brussels, Belgium, has designed a brilliant 3D printable Ghostbusters sign. The sign is divided into three parts, which allows the ghost to be 3D printed in white filament and the sign in red. More

No business? 3D print your own magnetic signage

Mar.4, 2018 - Maker Junhoo Lee has put together a handy Instructables guide for 3D printing your own signage for shop windows and other places. Lee says the project is super easy but super effective. More

This 3D printed 'Thing' hand is the perfect charging stand for your Apple Watch

Mar.3, 2018 - If you get snowed in this weekend, here is a fun 3D printing project to occupy your time...literally. 3D print your own Apple Watch stand inspired by 'Thing' from the Addams family. More

Maker 3D prints his dad's childhood drawings and the results are incredible

Feb.26, 2018 - A talented maker named [Ronald] has carried out an incredible 3D modeling and 3D printing project. The maker found childhood sketches of a submarine made by his father in the 1970s, turned them into a detailed 3D printed model, and presented the model to his father. More

3D printed Howl's Moving Castle is an epic tribute to Studio Ghibli

Feb.26, 2018 - Maker [Mag-net] has designed a detailed 3D printed replica of the castle from Howl's Moving Castle, the 2004 Studio Ghibli movie. Luckily for those who want to get 'spirited away' by their 3D printer, [Mag-net] has made the design available to download for free. More

The 10 best 3D printed porgs inspired by Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Feb.26, 2018 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi might be wrapping up its long tenure in movie theaters, but its impact is still being felt around the cinematic world. Some of the movie's more lighthearted moments involve porgs, prompting the inevitable deluge of 3D printed porgs. Here are 10 of the best. More

Maker 3D prints T'Challa's vibranium spear for ultimate Black Panther cosplay

Feb.21, 2018 - Maker Darrel Maloney (aka Broken Nerd) has designed and 3D printed an amazing replica of T'Challa's spear from Marvel's 'Black Panther' film. Check it out. More

Dad uses 3D printing to convince kids he stole the moon in hilarious prank

Feb.19, 2018 - Did you notice the moon was missing was Thursday? Two little kids did when their dad convinced them he had stolen it from the sky. More

Make your own 3D printed Hyrule Castle from Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Feb.17, 2018 - Thingiverse user [Jbenedetto84] has designed a 3D printable Hyrule Castle from the Nintendo Switch game Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The 3D model was ripped from the game, and comprises both the castle and its grounds. More

Mbadika: Black Panther and 3D printing are helping teach kids about STEM

Feb.14, 2018 - Marvel's 'Black Panther' is having a truly amazing impact, not just in the entertainment industry but also in the tech sector. Non-profit Mbadika was inspired by the film and its amazing costumes to teach kids about STEM and 3D printing in a creative and dynamic way. More

You need this giant 3D printed Optimus Prime gun

Feb.13, 2018 - Bob Clagett, creator of the I Like To Make Stuff YouTube channel, has 3D printed a monstrous Optimus Prime blaser in homage to his favorite Transformers character. Clagett used the Lulzbot Taz 6 with MOARstruder to print some of the large sections. More

3D print your own wearable cosplay armor

Feb.12, 2018 - Gaming, fantasy, and sci-fi enthusiasts will already know that additive manufacturing is changing the cosplay game, as the technology enables people to create highly realistic cosplay props and costumes. Learn how to 3D print your own wearable cosplay armor today. More

Top 10 free 3D prints to warm your partner's heart this Valentine's Day

Feb.11, 2018 - Valentine's Day 2018 is just around the corner, and though it is a pretty cheesy holiday, it is also a much-needed pick-me-up in a cold and impossibly long winter. Here are 10 free 3D prints that are sure to please this V Day. More

3D print your very own Falcon Heavy rocket to commemorate SpaceX mission

Feb.10, 2018 - Looking for a way to commemorate the (mostly) successful Falcon Heavy rocket mission? Try 3D printing this miniature model of the rocket fairing designed by maker [psync]. The 3D printed rocket even comes with a cargo stand to put a toy car on! More

Cherish your furry friends with miniature 3D printed pet models

Feb.8, 2018 - A Calgary-based company is now offering Canadian pet owners the opportunity to 3D print realistic models of their animal friends. The company, GravityB 3D, is taking 3D selfies to a whole new (and much furrier) level. More

This 3D printed marshmallow grill is all you need this February

Feb.5, 2018 - Dying for a tasty campfire treat but don't want to face the February cold? Try 3D printing your own marshmallow grill instead: it's small, it's hilarious, and it hopefully won't poison you. More

ASPIR: Choitek's full-size DIY humanoid robot is made up of over 90 3D printed parts

Oct.27, 2017 - Robotics startup Choitek has released a tutorial for building a full-size 3D printed humanoid robot named ASPIR. The robot, which consists of over 90 3D printed parts and costs roughly $2,500 to construct, is an ambitious project probably not intended for the faint of heart. More

Top 16 3D printed Halloween 2017 costumes, props, and decorations

Oct.27, 2017 - For our third year in a row, 3Ders is bringing you its favorite 3D prints for the Halloween season. From costumes, to props, to awesome decorations, makers have gone above and beyond with designs for the year's spookiest holiday. More

3D printed 'Nintimdo RP' is a Nintendo Switch replica that plays classic games

Oct.23, 2017 - Tim Lindquist, an electrical engineering student at Iowa State University, has built a 3D printed Nintendo Switch with a Raspberry Pi computer. Unlike the real thing, the 'Nintimdo RP' uses the RetroPie emulation platform, allowing gamers to play retro Nintendo games from years gone by. More

5 fun DIY 3D printing projects: spool for 3D pen, 'JOY' controller, 'OKAY' synth, voice control lamp, mini GameCube Classic

Oct.10, 2017 - With summer having quickly retreated to give way to a cool fall, we can't imagine we're the only ones who are starting to go into hibernation mode. Fortunately, we've got some great DIY 3D printing projects that will keep us busy over the the chilly autumn season. More

Naomi 'SexyCyborg' Wu 3D prints on the go with awesome wearable 3D printer

Oct.5, 2017 - Chinese maker Naomi 'SexyCyborg' Wu, known for her provocative 3D printed wearables, has built a 3D printer backpack which she wore while riding the subway. More

4 awesome 3D prints this week: 'Resonance' speakers, Wolverine knife holder, 'Kobra' camera accessory, DIY disc shooter

Sep.21, 2017 - With all the big industrial 3D printing news we've been seeing, it can sometimes be easy to overlook smaller, more grassroots 3D printing projects. Don't worry though, because we've got some great 3D printing projects for you right here. More

Britt Michelsen's 3D printed double pendulum fidget spinner is chaotic and addictive

Sep.13, 2017 - Germany-based chemical engineer Britt Michelsen has made a 3D printed double pendulum fidget spinner that she says is extremely addictive to play with. The 3D printed spinner was a Runner Up in the Instructables Fidget Spinner Design Contest. More

Instagif NextStep: a 3D printed Polaroid camera that prints out GIFs

Aug.31, 2017 - Tech lover Abhishek Singh has 3D printed a Polaroid camera that 'prints out' GIFs. The amazing Raspberry Pi-powered 'Instagif NextStep' ejects a small cartridge, equipped with a screen and another Pi, that can play a recorded GIF on loop for around 20 minutes. More

Has RCLifeOn mastered the art of 3D printed t-shirt design?

Aug.30, 2017 - Simon Sorensen, creator of the YouTube channel RCLifeOn, has uploaded a video tutorial for making 3D printed t-shirt designs. The maker uses NinjaFlex flexible filament to 3D print patterns directly onto cotton t-shirts. More

Incredible 3D printed Fractal Skulls from WhiteClouds will have you contemplating life and death

Aug.30, 2017 - WhiteClouds, the Utah-based cloud 3D printing specialist, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for an amazing set of 3D printed 'Fractal Skulls.' The colorful skulls are designed with mind-bending, computer-generated fractal patterns, and finished with a glossy protective coating. More

3D printed Strandbeest robot impresses with ultra-smooth gait

Aug.17, 2017 - A maker named Nicolas Raynaud has made a 3D printed robot inspired by Theo Jansen's incredible wind-powered Strandbeest mechanisms. The robot has wowed the internet with its ultra-smooth leg movements. More

Survive the heat with Kitronic's 3D printed USB desk fan

Jul.19, 2017 - Educational electronics specialist Kitronic has released its latest educational electronics kit: a 3D printable USB desk fan, perfect for students who will have to face the dying embers of summer heat when school returns. More

3D printed holographic helix display lets you play 'Snake' in 3D

Jun.9, 2017 - An Instructables user going by the name 'Gelstronic' has used 3D printing to make 'PropHelix,' a 3D POV holographic display that can be used to play games and project animations. The display consists of a spinning helix of LED strips, producing an amazing 3D image with its 144 LEDs. More

3D printed Overwatch gun by Get Models Now takes cosplayer’s game up a level

Jun.7, 2017 - A cosplayer has used the services of Polish 3D printing company Get Models Now, known for its accurate replicas, to make a prop for a fan convention. Her gun is a recreation of one carried by Soldier: 76 in the popular video game Overwatch. More

New SwapBots toy turns 3D printed blocks into magical characters using augmented reality

Jun.5, 2017 - While fidget spinners may still reign as the top trending toy, the stress-relieving gizmos may soon have a new rival. Called SwapBots, this soon-to-be-released toy uses augmented reality to bring its physical components to life. More

Finnish hobbyist 3D prints world's largest fidget spinner

Jun.1, 2017 - Riding the wave of this year's biggest gadget craze, a hobbyist has 3D printed the world's largest fidget spinner. Making use of Vertex CAD software and a Prenta M3 3D printer, he demonstrates its construction, assembly, and testing on his youtube channel 'Beyond the press.' More

This 3D printed Mass Effect replica unfolds and refolds with the click of a button

May.22, 2017 - Fans of the Mass Effect gaming franchise can now take home a bit of the action I.R.L., thanks to one maker's open-source 3D printing project. A gamer going by the moniker of 'Optimistic Geometry' has 3D printed his own M3 Predator Pistol replica, and the results are impressive to say the least. More

EdiPulse lets you monitor your workout data with 3D printed chocolate treats

May.16, 2017 - Rhot Ashok Khot, a postdoctoral fellow in the Centre for Game Design Research at RMIT University, Australia, has devised a system that translates self-monitored data from physical activity into small 3D printed chocolate treats. More

This 3D printed 'Specdrums' ring lets you play music by tapping colors

May.16, 2017 - Steven Dourmashkin, an aerospace engineering graduate student at CU Boulder, has developed a fun and innovative product that lets users play notes and musical rhythms by simply touching different colors with a 3D printed, app-connected ring. Called 'Specdrums,' the musical accessory is expected to hit Kickstarter soon. More

3D print your own Guardian Sword from Zelda: Breath of the Wild, courtesy of Adafruit

May.12, 2017 - Adafruit's Ruiz Brothers have made an incredible 3D printed version of the Guardian Sword from Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The prop is made from PLA and uses over 90 NeoPixel LEDs. More

Mechanical 3D printed Gray Fox helmet takes Metal Gear Solid cosplay to the next level

Apr.28, 2017 - Diego Valdes, a mechanical engineer and cosplay lover, has designed a 3D printed version of Gray Fox's helmet from Metal Gear Solid. The prop contains 12 3D printed parts. More

XRobots' 3D printed VR LEGO gun shoots targets across two worlds

Apr.28, 2017 - XRobots' James Bruton has used 3D printing and VR to build what he calls a 'Giant LEGO HyperReality Blaster,' a 3D printed LEGO gun that can 'shoot a Lego brick through the virtual world and back into the physical world to hit a giant Lego Minifig target.' More

Adafruit's 3D printed LED wayFinder is the barbarian cosplay prop we've been waiting for

Apr.21, 2017 - Adafruit's Erin St Blaine has designed a 'glowing viking rune wayFinder' for a barbarian cosplay costume. The prop, inspired by 'ancient stories and legends' while containing the 'newest fanciest tech,' has a 3D printed plastic case and glowing LED strips. More

It's 3D printin' good! KFC India customers get personalized 3D printed figurines with their chicken

Apr.13, 2017 - Select KFC restaurants in India are offering customers 3D printed figurines of themselves when they buy the KFC I-Box, a 5-in-1 chicken meal. The chosen restaurants have set up Twindom full-body 3D scanning booths where customers can get themselves digitized. More

Our top 10 free 3D prints for Easter 2017

Apr.12, 2017 - Whether the winter snow is just starting to melt or the flowers are already blooming, there is no question that springtime is in the air, and that Easter is just right around the corner. To get in the spirit, here are 10 of our favorite Easter 3D prints of the year. More

3D printed mintyPi 2.0 transforms mint tin into ultra-discreet Raspberry Pi game console

Apr.12, 2017 - Looking for a 'fresh' 3D printing challenge? YouTuber and 3D printing enthusiast Sudomod has, with the help of some 3D printed parts, turned an Altoids mint tin into a Raspberry Pi game console that fits in your pocket. The mintyPi 2.0 uses WiFi and USB sound. More

MAKERbuino is a $35 3D printed game console you can build yourself

Mar.30, 2017 - A Kickstarter has been launched for MAKERbuino, a DIY 3D printed game console that teaches makers about 3D printing, electronics, and programming. The $35 gadget can be built in just five hours, and its Kickstarter has already doubled its $10,000 goal. More

Six 3D printing projects now on Kickstarter: Little Arm Big, Zimpure Filtering, Titan pen, 3D printed castle, HexBay, Lula mobile tripod

Mar.30, 2017 - A quick round-up of recent Kickstarter campaigns for 3D printing projects: HexBay storage solution for tabletop gamers, 3D printed Dracula castle replica, Titan Ballpoint pen, Lula mobile tripod system, Zimpure Filtering system for 3D printers, Little Arm Big robotic arm. More

Russian programmer 3D prints real-life Terminator, complete with AI and moving parts

Feb.23, 2017 - A programmer in Russia has built a replica of the T-800 from The Terminator, equipped with a sophisticated AI 'brain.' The robot's head is fully functional, and works in sync with the AI software in order to respond to commands and answer questions. More

Printable Scenery launches 3 new 3D printable wargaming and RPG sets on Kickstarter

Feb.20, 2017 - New Zealand-based Printable Scenery has released a new set of 3D printable set pieces designed for Wargames and RPGs via a Kickstarter campaign. The stunning new additions to its already impressive collection of 3D gaming models include The Rampage Castle, Time Warp: Europe, and Time Warp: The Americas. More

3D printed straws just made McDonald's 'suck' even more

Feb.16, 2017 - Engineers from NK Labs and JACE have used 3D printing to create the STRAW, a multi-hole drinking straw designed to suck evenly from each contrasting half of the new McDonald's Chocolate Shamrock Shake, made to celebrate St Patrick's Day. More

Soda Locker: a 3D printed vending machine that fits in your locker

Feb.14, 2017 - Instructables user Blake Hawkins, a Kansas 17-year-old with a passion for making, has built an incredible 3D printed vending machine designed to fit inside a regular school locker. The unusual creation scooped First Prize in the Instructables Arduino Contest 2016. More

Ultra-sexualized 3D printed Harley Quinn figurine is Gambody's idea of Valentine's Day romance

Feb.13, 2017 - Online 3D printable model shop Gambody, a popular destination for DIY 3D printed Star Wars models, tanks, and more, has stepped out of its comfort zone to release a special 'Valentine's Day' model: a 3D printable model of Suicide Squad's Harley Quinn. The model costs $24.99. More

The best treehouse you've ever seen, entirely 3D printed by two grandparents

Feb.8, 2017 - Two ambitious grandparents have just shown the world that you don't need to be of the younger generation to be a 3D printing wiz! Chris and Janet Knowlton are the proud makers behind this one-of-a-kind 3D printed treehouse, created specially for their granddaughter Josselyn's third birthday. More

Prizewinning 3D printed quadruped robot uses 38 printed parts and a Playstation 2 controller

Feb.7, 2017 - Scott Hatfield, a maker who goes by the alias Toglefritz, has built a 3D printed quadruped robot roughly the size of a small dog. The robot, designed using Autodesk Fusion 360, was one of three First Prize winners of the Design Now: 3D Printing Contest sponsored by Shapeways and 3Dconnexion. More

This 3D printed salad-tossing robot will up your culinary game

Feb.2, 2017 - A 3D printed 'Salad Tossing Machine' has been produced for humorous YouTube channel, Useless Duck Company. The product, while not the most crucial addition to the market, demonstrates the accessibility and ease of use of 3D technology More

Boston celebrates Chinese New Year with 2,000 3D printed roosters

Jan.30, 2017 - To celebrate the start of the Year of the Rooster, the Rose Kennedy Greenway park in Boston is hosting an unusual 3D printing project, created by artist Chris Templeman. Over the course of the year, a 3D printer will print out more than 2,000 3D printed plastic roosters for visitors to keep. More

Adorable 3D printed 'Peeqo' bot communicates in GIFs

Jan.23, 2017 - If your GIF appreciation hasn't already been saturated by your social media contacts, we daresay you might enjoy Peeqo, a 3D printed robot that communicates using only GIFs. The small robot, developed by New York-based Abhishek Singh, could be the perfect desk companion. More

Broken Solidoodle 3D printer becomes 'Robot Picasso,' makes unique artistic portraits

Jan.23, 2017 - Australian maker James Novak, who found himself with a defunct Solidoodle 3D printer on his hands, has created what he calls the 'Robot Picasso,' a machine that can create unique 2D drawings based off of real photographs. More

Make your own 3D printed Iron Man model

Jan.20, 2017 - A teacher at the China Science and Technology Museum has 3D printed a miniature replica of the Iron Man suit Mark I in order to teach his students about 3D printing. The 3D printable Iron Man model is available to download on Thingiverse. More

Creative tourist makes 3D printed models of every landmark he visits

Jan.18, 2017 - Angelo D'Angelo, an engineer from Italy, has been traveling the world and making miniature 3D printed replicas of the famous landmarks he visits. After starting with Milan Cathedral, D'Angelo has gone on to make models of buildings in Cologne, Pisa, Athens, Bucharest, and elsewhere. More

Boyfriend of the year makes 3D printed mechanical toy for long-distance girlfriend

Jan.18, 2017 - A Reddit and Imgur user going by the handle 'gsxr93' has used 3D printing to make a cute, vintage-inspired 'automaton,' or mechanical toy, for his long-distance girlfriend, Elisabeth. The toy was designed in Solidworks, and cost around $80 to build. More

3D printed e-NABLE hands help bagpipe-playing robot hit all the right notes

Jan.17, 2017 - Instructables user XenonJohn has used 3D printed parts to create an impressive bagpipe-playing robot. The noisy system consists of a low-cost bagpipe 'chanter,' a pair of 3D printed e-NABLE hands, and an Arduino Mega 2560. More

Maker turns Ducati and Suzuki motorcycles into 3D printed RC racers (with rider!)

Jan.12, 2017 - Brett Turnage, a 3D printing and RC racing expert, has unveiled two functional 3D printed RC motorcycles'complete with a moving 3D printed rider. Both 3D printable models are free to download. More

Coffee 3D printing stunt lets single Londoners find a match in their mocha

Jan.11, 2017 - Online dating service Match.com will launch an unusual dating scheme at a pop-up coffee shop in London next week. 'Espresso Yourself' will serve coffees topped with 3D printed foam selfies of eligible Match members, giving caffeine lovers a chance to find their soulmate while sipping. More

Mark Zuckerberg 3D printed a mini version of his dog for its birthday

Jan.11, 2017 - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has commissioned some of his employees at Oculus to make a miniature 3D printed version of his dog, Beast, for its 6th birthday. More

See the design and 3D printing process behind XRobots' incredible Star Wars droids (BB-8 included!)

Dec.9, 2016 - James Bruton, the British electronics whiz behind the website XRobots, has used 3D printing to create a trio of functional droids from the Star Wars universe. Bruton recently uploaded a new video of the brilliant 3D printed BB-8, R6 (R2-D2), and GNK in action. More

Inchvilles for Nintendo 3DS will feature 3D printable toys-to-life figurines

Dec.7, 2016 - Hungarian gaming studio Moragami Games, creator of Pazaru and Goony, is releasing a new 3D printable toys-to-life game for the Nintendo 3DS. The new game, Inchvilles, allows players to design their gem-collecting character in game before 3D printing a one-inch replica of that character. More

New 'Printone' design tool lets you 3D print wind instruments in crazy shapes

Dec.6, 2016 - 'Printone' is a new interactive design tool that allows users to create their own 3D printable wind instruments in virtually any shape or form. The tool, which utilizes interactive sound simulation feedback, can help to create a wide range of 3D printed wind instruments. More

Perrier-Jouet commissions 3D printed ice bucket made from ground-up grapes

Dec.5, 2016 - San Francisco architect Andrew Kudless, founder of Matsys, has unveiled Strand Garden, a special collection created in partnership with Perrier-Jou't, a champagne producer with a history collaborations with Art Nouveau artists. The collection features a 3D printed ice bucket made from grapes. More

NASA will 3D print your laugh in space with new ‘laugh app’

Dec.2, 2016 - One month from now, one lucky chuckler will be chosen to have their laugh 3D printed in outer space by NASA, and released into orbit for eons to come. The initiative is part of the #Laugh art project headed by Israeli artist Eyal Gever. More

3D printing brings stretchable, bendable, twistable 'bionicTOYS' to life

Dec.2, 2016 - A Kickstarter campaign has been launched for bionicTOYS, a set of (currently) 3D printed 'flex-bricks' designed to bring bionics into construction-based play. The toys will be funded and produced via injection molding if 30,000 euros are pledged by December 23. More

3D printed ear art installation contemplates its own existence

Dec.2, 2016 - Multimedia artist Saurabh Datta has created an insightful installation revolving around a 3D printed ear. In 'Ears after all,' a mounted hearing post 'listens' to words spoken into it, then searches Wikipedia and online dictionaries for the meaning of those words, and how they may be relevant to its own existence. More

Walmart CA launches custom 3D printed ornaments for Christmas season

Nov.28, 2016 - Walmart Canada has launched a limited pilot project to explore the potential of customized 3D printed products. Just in time for the holidays, the pilot project will be offering clients the chance to make customized 3D printed Christmas ornaments. More

We're over the moon about this 3D printed lunar phase clock

Nov.25, 2016 - Remember the out-of-this-world supermoon we experienced last week? Experience it again, every night, with this 3D printed lunar phase clock. Thingiverse user G4lile0 made the device with an Arduino, OLED display, and 3D printed moon face. More

New McDonald's Christmas ad features a 3D printed doll named Juliette

Nov.21, 2016 - McDonald's UK has just unveiled its "biggest ever" Christmas ad campaign which features Juliette, a 3D printed doll, and an augmented reality prize contest. The 90 second ad featuring the 3D printed doll was created by Leo Burnett London. More

Fake 3D printed Nintendo Switch fools gamers...again

Nov.18, 2016 - For the second time in a year, a 3D printed fake Nintendo console has fooled a portion of the online gaming community. With the Nintendo Switch due to be released in March 2017, a YouTuber named Etika convinced some viewers that the video game giant had sent him an early version of the console. More

Domino's is now delivering pizza via 3D printed drone

Nov.16, 2016 - In what is said to be the world's first pizza-by-drone delivery service, drone company Flirtey and Domino's Pizza Enterprises are now offering autonomous delivery of Domino's pizzas to select customer homes. A recent poll found that 70% of Domino's customers would happily use the service. More

Catch the last of the supermoon with a 3D printed astrophotography camera

Nov.16, 2016 - Using 3D printing and a Raspberry Pi, tech tinkerer TJ Emsley has created an astrophotography device to capture the much-talked-about 'supermoon' that appeared 30% brighter and 14% larger on Monday. Another supermoon is due to appear in December. More

Sainsbury's and James Corden get in the Christmas spirit with 3D printed animation

Nov.14, 2016 - British supermarket Sainsbury's has released its latest Christmas advert, "The Greatest Gift". The short animation features comedian James Corden's vocals, as well as a number of 3D printed puppets. More

Tell a loved one they matter with a 3D printed 'message ring' from Poesis

Nov.9, 2016 - Hong Kong-based company Poesis has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its customizable 3D printed message rings. The rings, which come in a variety of styles, can feature messaged from 10 to 30 characters long. More

Modular 3D printed 'Dtto' robot wins Hackaday Prize

Nov.9, 2016 - Dtto, a modular 3D printed robot designed by Alberto Molina Perez, has scooped the 2016 Hackaday Prize. Perez, who will receive a grand prize of $150,000, says the 3D printed robot could be used in search and rescue operations. More

Maker creates hilarious 3D printed 'pass the butter' robot from Rick & Morty

Nov.7, 2016 - A robotics blogger has used 3D printing to create the hapless 'Butter Robot' from animated sci-fi series Rick and Morty. The base of the robot consists of an 'I Spy Tank' RC car, with 3D printed parts added for the upper sections. More

Create unique tabletop dungeons with $25 3D printable TileScape terrain set

Nov.2, 2016 - A Kickstarter for the 3D printable TileScape Dungeons terrain set from Rocket Pig Games has eclipsed its $300 campaign goal in just three minutes. The modular building system for tabletop gamers consists of 3" x 3' 3D printable tiles which can be rearranged to create unique landscapes. More

Pinshape invites makers to take part in 3D printed cosplay design challenge

Nov.1, 2016 - Online 3D printing marketplace and community Pinshape has teamed up with 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker to present makers with a new design challenge geared towards costume and cosplay props. The contest is open until November 24, 2016. More

Help kids make sense of the U.S. elections with this 3D printed Electoral College Map

Oct.31, 2016 - Before this year's election becomes any messier, and in the short lead-up to the actual election on November 8, teachers and parents everywhere might want to consider 3D printing this tactile and customizable Electoral College Map to teach kids about the electoral process. More

SnapTank unveils realistic Walking Dead-style zombies you can 3D print at home

Oct.31, 2016 - 3D scanning and modeling company SnapTank has gone above and beyond with their 3D printable zombie models, using real actors, make-up artists, special effects and photogrammetric digital scanning to get the most realistic effect. More

3D printed DIY 'Dieselpunk' tanks merge WWII and sci-fi model-making

Oct.31, 2016 - Artist Noah Li has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a set of five 3D printed 'Dieselpunk' tank models, based on a combination of sci-fi machinery and WWII vehicles. Dieselpunk is a closely related, chronologically advanced cousin of the popular 'steampunk' genre. More

For $30K Groupon will send your mom a life-sized 3D printed replica of you for Mother's Day

May.5, 2016 - This Mother's Day, Groupon and 3D printing company Swigro are offering one lucky client the chance to have themselves replicated as a life-size 3D printed model. The 3D printed you, which costs a hefty $30,000, will be shipped to your mom in case you can't make it home for the holiday. More

3D printed cart, made from recycled ABS, to race at Billy Cart Derby in Bangalow, Australia

May.3, 2016 - Local prop maker Steve Rosewell is working on a 3D printed aerodynamic cart for the annual Billy Cart Derby in Bangalow, New South Wales. WIth it, he hopes to showcase the dynamic recycling power offered by 3D printing technology. More

Human vs. 3D printer 

Apr.23, 2012 -  What a fun idea to start this Wilcox vs 3D printer race. A couple of month ago British designer Dominic Wilcox tweeted that he wanted to race a Rapid Prototype Machine - that is a battle between human and 3D printer.  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 

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, cubify.com announced today that they are going to start their road trip.More 

Happy holiday with Christmas calendar 

Dec.17, 2011 -  Christmas is almost there! Discover this year's advent calendars and 3D print some for him, for her, for kids. Here are some advent calendars collection of 2011. More 

Posted in Fun with 3D Printing

fun with 3d printing in halloweenA Little Fun in Halloween      Nov.1, 2011

Nov.1, 2011 - This Halloween, people in the 3D printing world are having bit fun around. Here is a party at Makerbot. More         

Posted in Fun with 3D Printing

Subscribe us to

3ders.org Feeds 3ders.org twitter 3ders.org facebook   

About 3Ders.org

3Ders.org provides the latest news about 3D printing technology and 3D printers. We are now seven years old and have around 1.5 million unique visitors per month.

News Archive