Yearly Archives: 2019


Original Prusa i3 MK2 to MK2.5S Upgrade Review – 3 Years On

In this article we will review the MK2.5S upgrade for the Original Prusa i3 MK2. We have always been happy with the old version of this preassembled 3D printer, and we used it heavily for a number of years. However, the introduction of the magnetic PEI sheets and later a […]

Upgrading a 3-year old Original Prusa i3 MK2 to MK2.5S. ...


Desktop 3D Printers

Choose a desktop 3D printer that is right for you. Build volume, FDM or SLA, Kit or Plug-and-Play, well-known brand or a start-up – all to consider. The table below helps to compare and make a comprehensive decision. It is regularly updated and maintained. Read “Must Know Before Choosing Your […]

Desktop 3D Printers


3D Printed and Spray Painted Wall Street Charging Bull and Fearless Girl

3D printing constantly reveals its new applications; one that we’ve discovered recently was recreating the controversial spirit of two famous sculptures. Charging Bull and Fearless Girl in the Wall Street, New York, raised a huge debate following a provocative appearance of the latter in a powerful juxtaposition. Juxtaposition is an […]

Charging Bull and Fearless Girl – Controversial Juxtaposition


Blender Tutorial – Design for 3D Printing 4 comments

It’s time to learn an advanced 3D design software for 3D printing; let’s try a 4-week Blender course. Why Blender? Because it’s powerful, free, and one of the most popular 3D design tools out there. Blender has been around since the early 90’s. This software may appear hard to handle, […]

Blender 2.9 for 3D Printing Training – 3D Design Course ...



Formnext 3D Printing Industry Event - PEEK 3D Printing from Pellets & Delta WASP 3MT

Formnext has established itself as the key 3D printing industry event, and it is well-known for the innovations. Additive manufacturers are holding off from making their announcements until it’s the right time and place. And this trade show is the best setting to attract a lot of attention. Every year […]

Formnext – 3D Printing Industry Event – Yearly Highlights & ...


3D Printed Lamp - Turn Your Art Into Lithophanes

What is a lithophane? A lithophane is a special piece of art from the past. It’s usually a straight surface of thin material which contains a hidden secret. This secret will only reveal itself when light shines on the back of the material and shows its true beauty. A lithophane […]

3D Printed Lithophane – Turn Your Art and Photos Into ...


3D Print Accessories - Functional and Decorative Add-ons

In the ideal world – and we hope we will get there soon – it would be possible to create 3D printed models at home with the whole specter of colors and materials and with minimal post-processing. 3D printing bees have been working tirelessly on different solutions from multi-color to […]

3D Print Accessories – Functional and Decorative


3D Printing Tools

When we bought our first printer we didn’t realize that there is a number of essential 3D printing tools to come with it. There are tools for the printing process and also for safety. Day by day we kept filling our toolbox with more essentials and now we have a […]

3D Printing Tools



Functional 3D Printing - Extra Nozzle for Hentry Vacuum Cleaner

Functional 3D printing does not get the same publicity as printing for fun. The share of useful 3D prints in domestic 3D printing is growing but such models are not appreciated enough. And there is a wave of criticism regarding that. In our opinion, both types of modelling are needed […]

Functional 3D Printing – Useful 3D Prints


There is an interesting themed collection of 3D printed hexagons on Thingiverse. María Loureiro aka @tecnoloxia started a project named @100Hex where she shares her designs. Many hexagons represent different patterns, but some are based on pieces of art, recognisable images or events. On her Thingiverse project page, María encourages […]

3D Printed Hexagons – Themed Collection


Laser Cutter and Engraver for CNC Machine and 3D Printer - Endurance Lasers 1 comment

Do you have a 3D printer or a CNC machine and are you looking for an opportunity to improve it and do something special with them? Endurance lasers help you to improve your 3D printer or a CNC router with a powerful multimode diode (solid-state) lasers that can be installed […]

Laser Cutter and Engraver for CNC Machine and 3D Printer ...


Crowdfunding Campaigns in 3D Printing

There have been a lot of successful 3D design and 3D printer crowdfunding campaigns in recent years. Backers are keen to support projects that are add-ons to their beloved newly found hobby. These fundraising campaigns offer an opportunity to take part in the birth of new concepts for 3D printing […]

Crowdfunding Campaigns in 3D Printing



3D Printed Optical Illusion

If you are into illusions you may find that 3D printers are very useful tools to replicate existing or create completely new combinations. A vast collection of 3D printed illusion models are available on 3D model repositories. Let’s have a look at some of them. Click on picture to zoom […]

3D Printed Illusion – Optical & Text Flips


3D Designed in ZBrush - Easter Bunny Themed Pot

There is something magical about 3D sculpting and even a little bit addictive once you start it. A lot of amazing 3D models made in ZBrush are shared on social media, and it became part of a New Year’s resolution to try this 3D designing software out. Luckily, makers of […]

3D Designing in ZBrush – Easter Bunny Themed Pot


Hairy 3D Prints Thumbnail 2 comments

3D printing nurtures creativity and curiosity. Some more advanced makers start to find standard printing boring. They look for a challenge and push the boundaries of this technology. They “torture test” their 3D printers to see the maximum capability. New ideas are born. Designing hairy 3D prints is one of […]

Hairy 3D Prints


Multicolor 3D Printing - Fire and Warning Signs by Obolski

Desktop FDM 3D printers have limited capabilities in terms of printing in color. The majority of such printers have a single extruder and for these, the idea of multicolor 3D printing has been a challenge for a long time. What makes it possible, however, is an option to pause, change […]

Multicolor 3D Printing With a Single Extruder