Can You 3D Print A 3D Printer?

Can You 3D Print A 3D Printer?
We’ve been seeing this question asked a few times. “Can you 3D print a 3D printer” sounds like a stupid question, but, just as in everything else, there are no stupid questions. We’d all like to save a little money by reproducing 3D printers for ourselves! So, this blog post...

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...

8 Ways 3D Printing Has Changed the Olympics and Paralympics

8 Ways 3D Printing Has Changed the Olympics and Paralympics
Here at 3D Print Works, we love the Olympics. And we also love the Paralympics. But what we love most of all is when 3D printing crops up in relation to the Olympics and/or Paralympics! Yes, you’d be surprised to learn that 3D printing is actually a surprisingly important part...

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,...

Does 3D Printed Jewellery Serve As A Good Alternative To Traditional Accessories?

Does 3D Printed Jewellery Serve As A Good Alternative To Traditional Accessories?
3D printed jewellery is completely revolutionising the craft industry because it is cheaper and far easier to make than traditional jewellery. In today’s blogpost we will look at how you can create everyday and bespoke pieces ready for wear through 3D printing. We’ll also show you some of our favourite pieces we found on MyMiniFactory that you can create yourself.

How We Helped 3D Print A Flintlock Pistol

How We Helped 3D Print A Flintlock Pistol
You've probably heard of a 3D printed gun. But what you haven't heard of is a 3D printed gun from the 1700's. While we didn't exactly do that, we did 3D print a part of the internal mechanism for a prop flintlock pistol to make it "fire" on stage.  We...

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...

6 Cool Things to 3D Print in April

6 Cool Things to 3D Print in April
At 3D Printworks, we are always looking for some cool things to 3D print. We love getting sent your designs for printing, and it’s always fun to look on MyMiniFactory or Thingiverse for some great new ideas. As such, here are 6 cool things to 3D print in April for...