3D PrintWorks Meets SlimPrintNL

3D PrintWorks Meets SlimPrintNL
3D Printworks Meets SlimprintNL We recently had the pleasure of talking to Erwin Boxen - who you may know better as SlimprintNL on Instagram! Erwin, 26, tells us all about Instagram, 3D printing in the Netherlands, and his favourite prints in this Q+A.  How did you get into 3D printing?...

Terms & Conditions For Instagram Competition - The 3D Print Works Challenge

Terms & Conditions For Instagram Competition - The 3D Print Works Challenge
We're so happy to have started our very own Instagram challenge! Here are the T&C for the competition:   1. The promoter is: Safeglass Europe Limited (company no. SC166548) whose registered office is at Maxwell Building, Nasmyth Avenue, East Kilbride, G75 0BE, United Kingdom.   2. The competition is open...

3D Print Works Goes To TCT 3Sixty

3D Print Works Goes To TCT 3Sixty
TCT 3Sixty is the UK's biggest showcase of additive manufacturing & 3D printing technology. Companies from all over the world and the UK gather to exhibit their products and engage with others interested in the field. It took place between 28-30 September 2021 in the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

3D Printing is Upcycling's New Best Friend

3D Printing is Upcycling's New Best Friend
Do you think 3D printing can help you with upcycling? You should! Upcycling can be frustrating - you get your newly acquired prized possession at home, only to find a part of it is missing. What can you do to rectify the situation? Use custom 3D printing, of course!

6 Cool Things To Print In September

6 Cool Things To Print In September
Well, summer has finally left us behind, and we’re printing cool things in September. The leaves litter the streets, the skies get greyer, it gets dark earlier, and you’re now sharing your house with a surprising amount of spiders. What better time to print some cool stuff on your 3D...

Q&A: 3D Print Works Talks To MiniWorld3D

Q&A: 3D Print Works Talks To MiniWorld3D
MiniWorld3D meets 3D Print Works! Recently, we had the privilege of talking to Dany Sanchez, who is the founder and lead designer of the MiniWorld3D project. This project catalogues world landmarks from all over the globe by 3D printing them, and has grown to incorporate a team of designers as...

6 Cool Things To Print In August

6 Cool Things To Print  In August
  We’re over halfway through 2021! August is here, and you know what that means – it’s the last month of summer. If, like us, you’re in the UK, make sure to get your sun in before it vanishes for the next 6 months. If you’re already sunned up, however,...

A brief history of 3D printing – Part 1: The first decades (1980-2000)

A brief history of 3D printing – Part 1: The first decades (1980-2000)
This blogpost will walk you through a brief history of 3D printing and will introduce you to the major names and events that made their mark on the field. Given that 3D printing is still a growing and developing industry, it’s hard to imagine it’s been around for over 40 years! To be...

6 Cool Things To 3D Print In May

6 Cool Things To 3D Print In May
Here at 3D Print Works, we’re always looking for cool things to 3D print. We’ve been keeping our eyes peeled across MyMiniFactory and Thingiverse, and we’ve been seeing some great prints. With May, here in Scotland we’re beginning to get out more as Summer rolls in, and what better way...