Will 3D Printing Change Everything?

It's something we missed last month: this great video about 3D printing by AsapSCIENCE. They explain you everything you need to know about 3D printing in a simple, kind of artistic, 3:15 minute video, called Will 3D Printing Change Everything? Check out the video in this article. Credits: James R. Snyder. … [Read more...]

3D Print Your Face in Chocolate

Do you ever wonder what your face would be looking like of it would be made of chocolate? Well, Choc Edge will have the answer for you: very brown. This company has recently launched the Choc Creator, which is a 3D printer that prints out chocolate figurines. Their newest creation is a 3D print of someone's face. Dr Liang Hao from the University of Exeter in the UK, set up the company in 2011, and it  started selling the machines from the start of 2013. Since the technology was featured … [Read more...]

New: 3D Printing a Garden

Did you know you can use a 3D printer to do your own gardening? Well, we didn't. Company 'Tiskaj ZELENO' (in English: Print GREEN) does the impossible and 3D prints a mixture of soil, water and seeds in order to make gardening a sit-back-and-relax-thing. … [Read more...]

2013 in 3D Printing News: Year in Review (Part 2)

2013 has been a remarkable year for 3D printing and - needless to say - a lot has happened. In addition to the first part of our Year in Review, we now present you the second part of 3dprinting.com's Year in Review 2013. What have been the most striking news facts related to 3D printing last year? We bring you the ultimate summary with per month the biggest news fact. … [Read more...]

2013 in 3D Printing News: Year in Review (Part 1)

2013 has been a remarkable year for 3D printing and - needless to say - a lot has happened. Yesterday we gave you Shapeways's Year In Review, but today and tomorrow we will bring you 3dprinting.com's official Year in Review. What have been the most striking news facts related to 3D printing last year? We bring you the ultimate summary with for every month the biggest news fact, starting with part 1 today. … [Read more...]

Student Creates 3D Printer For Less Than 500 Dollars

While many think it takes a lot of experience to create a 3D printer, reality shows a student can do the work. A college student from the US, called Shai Schechterhas, has developed an easy to use, affordable 3D printer. His device only costs a third of the price of a conventional 3D printer. Schechterhas is a student at Purchase College, State University of New York and his 3D printer is called Deltaprintr. The groundbreaking thing about this is that the 3D printer costs less than 500 … [Read more...]

First Children’s Book On 3D Printing

3D printing is having a giant breakthrough, as the first-ever children's book about 3D printing has been written and released. The book was made in order to give young children a chance to get involved with this new way of producing objects. The book is called LEO the Maker Prince and it tells the story of Carla and her robot LEO. LEO is a walking, talking robot who has the unique ability to print out anything Carla draws. As he takes Carla by the hand in a walk through New York's … [Read more...]

Man Designs 3D Printed Christmas Ornaments

Only just a couple more days and it will be Christmas. Do you already have a Christmas tree decorating your living room? Zach Burhop, an engineer, designer and television personality for National Geographic, has come up with something very modern: a Christmas tree with 3D printed ornaments and flickering LED-lights. Regular Christmas trees didn't fit his taste, as he told Solidoodle: "my birthday is Christmas day, so I wanted to try to do something different this year. I was very … [Read more...]