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...

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...

Scan the World – A 3D-Printable Digital Cultural Heritage Collection

Scan the World – A 3D-Printable Digital Cultural Heritage Collection
Get a mini version of the Egyptian Sphynx or Michelangelo's David - Scan the World is the easiest way to bring cultural heritage to life! This blogpost will introduce you to Scan the World, an initiative held by MyMiniFactory that aims to make culture accessible through scanning and uploading 3D-printable renditions of art, sculpture, and architecture.

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...

Top Star Wars Prints - 3D Print Works

Top Star Wars Prints - 3D Print Works
Today is May the fourth and we take a look at our top 5 Star Wars prints which you yourself can print. On this day we rejoice and celebrate the beauty that is the Star Wars saga

Tips for printing 3D at home

Tips for printing 3D at home
I share with you the challenges I faced in my first 4 months of 3D printing and how I overcame them. A helpful guide for anyone starting out 3D printing. 

Interviewing Laykanics – The Startup Transforming STEM Education

Interviewing Laykanics – The Startup Transforming STEM Education
The TCT 2016 Start UP Zone returned bigger and better in 2016, providing newly established companies with a great opportunity to showcase their products and compete for the Startup Award and a prize of £10, 000. In this year’s competition, we saw 16 companies make their big TCT debut with products and services covering all the major areas.

3D Printables To Transform Your Office From Boring to Bravo

3D Printables To Transform Your Office From Boring to Bravo
There comes a time when we all get tired of working in the same room and on the same desk day in and day out. Refreshing your workspace might be just what you need to cheer you up, boost your creativity and get you excited about that pile of work, waiting for you.