Yearly Archives: 2017


3D Printing in Medicine - Fractured Femur Scan and Print

3D printing in medicine is becoming widely adopted due to the technology advancement. The ability to customize and produce test models makes 3D printing invaluable in dentistry, prosthetics, etc. There are more sophisticated applications of this technology that medical professionals are starting to explore. What used to be the work […]

3D Printing in Medicine


I discovered 3D printing in my freshman year of high school when we were designing a robot and had the option to 3D print the parts. In the months that followed, I tinkered with many different programs trying to find one that was the right fit for my needs. I […]

SelfCAD – Design Software for 3D Printing


3D Printing Software

There are several types of software that can be applied in 3D printing. Design software creates 3D printable objects. Scanning software and applications capture objects that can be further adjusted for 3D printing. Repair software fix meshes and make objects 3D printable. Slicing software prepares G-codes with the settings for […]

Top 20 Software That Can Be Applied in 3D Printing


3D Printing Services and Platforms - 3D Scanning Services

3D printing services is a fast-growing area. It includes 3D design, 3D scanning services, 3D printing on demand, tutorials and training. Various 3D printing platforms share files; others allow outsourcing 3D printing. Lending in-house printing equipment is another service that gains popularity. Read more below the table. Please feel free […]

3D Printing Services & Platforms



Spray Painting 3D Printed Models Gallery

Spray painting 3D printed models has a big potential. It is sad to see objects not being used just because of some minor flaws or dull colours. We know that there are more sophisticated methods of post processing available, like airbrush or vapour smoothing for ABS, but spray painting is […]

Spray Painting 3D Printed Models Gallery


Fillamentum 3D Printer Filament Review - 3D Printed Aspie

Fillamentum produces a full lineup of materials whatever your 3D printing needs may be, with offerings of PLA, ABS, ASA, Timberfill, Flexfill, Nylon, PLA Crystal Clear, PLA Extrafill, HIPS and Co-Polyester. Fillamentum is a fairly new and fast rising company from Hulin in the Czech Republic. The company is headed […]

Fillamentum Filament Review by 3D Printed Aspie


WRB Cube - Plastic Metal & Wood Composites - 3D Printing Materials for Desktop 3D Printers

It is important to use the right 3D printer filament material for the right job. Here you can find the list of materials available together with detailed reviews and picture galleries for the most used materials in desktop 3D printing. PLA, ABS, Wood, PET, PETG, Nylon, Support, FLEX, with more […]

3D Printing Filament for Desktop 3D Printers


3D Printing Events - List of Events, Exhibitions & Fairs

If you are following 3D printing community on social media, you cannot miss occasionally heated activities. This includes a lot of talks about meetups followed by live streams, live chats, interviews, group pictures, etc. Usually, all this happens when some maker or 3D printing-related event happens. We’ve put together a […]

3D Printing Events – List of Shows & Fairs



Framelapse in Action - DeltaWasp2040 3D Printing Christmas Deer - 12 Hour Time-laspe

3D printing community legionnaire Tessa, aka SparkyFace5, mentioned that it was so easy to take pictures on delta printers as their printing beds did not move. It reminded us that we had so many interesting time-lapse videos piled up. We feel that we have to say special thanks to a […]

Framelapse – Time-Lapse Your 3D Printing


Wall Mounted Spool Holder - 3D Printing Guardian

Disguised as a wall mounted spool holder 3D Printing Guardian watches over the whole 3D printing process. He immediately made our lives easier as now we can replace a spool in seconds. It is especially handy when changing filament for multicolor 3D printing. The idea was to design something functional […]

3D Printing Guardian Spool & Tool Holder


Why Are Fidget Spinners Popular In 3D Printing

We missed the fidget spinner hype while being busy with other projects. But on the bright side, we can reflect on the past and have a picture of what really happened (and still happening). Fidget spinners are especially dear to any maker as it is a rare possibility to use […]

Why Are Fidget Spinners Popular In 3D Printing?


Kodama Trinus 3D Printer Review by 3D Printed Aspie

Disclaimer: I would like to say that I have no affiliation with Kodama in any business sense and although they sent me the Kodama Trinus free of charge for the purpose of this review I will be completely honest with how I feel about this 3D printer. Michael was kind […]

Kodama Trinus 3D Printer Review by 3D Printed Aspie



Ryan aka 3D Printed Aspie in Workshop

If you are following 3D printing community on Twitter, it is hard to miss Ryan Lewis aka 3D Printed Aspie. Aspie is short for Aspergers, a form of Autism that makes Ryan see the world differently. With a University degree in game design, Ryan found a real passion in 3D […]

3D Printed Aspie


Baby Thames Dolphin Toy - 3D Sculpting in Meshmixer

Since we’ve started learning how to design 3D models we see the world around us differently. Every time we look at a particular object, we cannot help thinking if it’s possible to make it 3d printable. Thames Embankment in central London is rich in historic artifacts. The lamp posts are […]

Baby Thames Dolphin Toy – 3D Sculpting in Meshmixer


Tipeye 3D Pen Review

We were asked to make a Tipeye 3D pen review. It was a very good timing for us as we have been planning to write a blog or two about 3D pens anyway. This device has a use in 3D printing and we added it to our tools list. In […]

3D Pen Review and Torture Test


Patreon Role in 3D Printing Community - Patreon Trend

The following article is aimed at being a tool and guidance for everyone who is involved in 3D printing. For businesses and supporters, we offer a list of Patreon members. For designers, makers or any other 3D printing content creators we provide information about Patreon. Read more about Patreon below […]

Patreon Role in 3D Printing



Clayton Parker aka Uncle Jessy

When we dived into the world of comics and superheroes, we could not help noticing a talented prop and cosplay masks maker Clayton Parker. He is known in the social media as Uncle Jessy. Clayton’s YouTube videos are powerful tutorials that give a very clear understanding of what is involved […]

Uncle Jessy


Jeffrey R Wright - Print 3D Channel and #3DP365Project Thumbnail

Jeffrey R Wright, an experienced 3D printing enthusiast and YouTuber, began an ambitious #3DP365Project on his Print 3D Channel. He pledged to make a print a day for a year, starting from the 1st of January 2017. We feel it might get him into the Guinness book of records as […]

Jeffrey R Wright


Tessa aka SparkyFace5 - 3D Printing Community 4 comments

Tessa aka SparkyFace5 is a well-known figure in 3D printing community. She has her own YouTube channel, acts as a moderator in a 3D printing group on Facebook, takes an active part on forums and in social media discussions. Her background as electrician helped her to understand the technology well, […]

SparkyFace5


3D Printed Puzzle Box Thumbnail

Customization is the main value in 3D printing. Designers and makers can apply their skills and use their imagination to create something original. One of the best models for customization is a 3D printed puzzle box. The puzzle can be unique for each model or there may be a secret […]

3D Printed Puzzle Box



Joel Telling - 3D Printing Nerd Thumbnail

Joel Telling, also known as 3D Printing Nerd, was one of the first YouTubers who attracted our attention in the very beginning of our 3D printing adventure. At that time he had only 8,000 subscribers. We wanted to print a model from Thingiverse and watched Joel’s funny tutorial about him […]

3D Printing Nerd


Josef Prusa in His 3D Printer Factory

When we started writing about 3D printing community members we never thought that we would write about designers of 3D printers and company founders. It is fair to admit that they are doing the biggest contribution to 3D printing. But most of them are not that socially active. This is […]

Josef Prusa


Agustin Flowalistik - 3D Printing Community

Agustin Flowalistik is a graphic designer who accidentally got involved in 3D printing and now he plays a big part in 3D printing community. You can find his models on most of the STL sharing websites. He got famous after designing low poly Pokemon characters. Agustin had a big success […]

Agustin Flowalistik


Spray Painting 3D Prints - Adalina, Dragon Cup and Wine Hand 4 comments

During the festive season, there are a lot of shiny sparkly decorations around. Having a 3D printer, it is very tempting to try and make something special. As we are not much of the artists, spray painting 3D prints seemed like an easy solution. And what a variety of paints […]

Spray Painting 3D Prints



Louise Driggers with Model

Louise Driggers aka Loubie is the designer whose creations we have printed the most. Louise’s technical background helps her in a quest for designing support-free models. At the same time, her models are not lacking detail and are full of elegance. As huge fans of the Hobbit and other Tolkien […]

Louise Driggers


PRINT THAT THING - 3D Printed Wolverine Claws

JWALL aka PRINT THAT THING is the most eccentric and charismatic 3D printing designer we’ve met so far and happy to follow. He can design, he can make and he can rap. Oh, camera loves this man! The truth is he is one of the first 3D printing designers and […]

Print That Thing


3D printed Minecraft mobs are very popular among dedicated players. Any Minecraft fan would be happy to have one in their collection. On the other hand, their square-shaped look makes it easy to design and print. File sharing websites are full of free samples to download and try out. To […]

3D Printed Minecraft Mobs 😈👻😠


3D Printing in Wood - Groot, Baby Groot and Flower Pot - Image 3DWithUs

The announcement of Guardians of the Galaxy part 2 created a wave of interest towards Groot in 3D printing community. A glimpse of Baby Groot in the movie trailer gave ideas to the designers. Makers all over the world are having fun recreating the famous character. For 3D printing in […]

3D Printing in Wood – Groot & More



STL Repair Software for 3D Printing - MakePrintable

As we continue our journey in 3D printing world we want to give credit to a free online STL repair software that helped us out – MakePrintable. In December 2016 we found ourselves in an unpleasant situation. We wanted to print a trending model Baby Groot but could not slice […]

STL Repair Software – MakePrintable


3D Printed Rose Thorn Remover

Since we’ve tried ourselves in 3D design we started to look at the world differently. Now when we see an interesting item we are thinking: “Hmm… can we design or scan it and print it out?” I was once buying flowers for my wife and noticed that the florist was […]

Rose Thorn Remover