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...

5 Best 3D Printed Items You Didn't Know You Can 3D Print

5 Best 3D Printed Items You Didn't Know You Can 3D Print
Here at 3D Print Works, we thought we’d make a list of the 5 best 3D printed items you didn’t know you can 3D print. Why? 3D printing is becoming increasingly familiar in various workplaces. In manufacturing, the arts, and medicine, 3D printing is already revolutionizing how much we can...

The Social Glasgow & The 3D Printed Duke of Wellington

The Social Glasgow & The 3D Printed Duke of Wellington
Over the years 3D Printworks has been privileged to work on some truly fantastic projects for a host of superb clients. This blog is a case study of one such assignment we completed for one of Glasgow’s best and most well-known restaurant and cocktail bars: The Social Glasgow.

What Impact Does Your Printing Have on the Environment?

What Impact Does Your Printing Have on the Environment?
Climate change (and how to tackle it) is becoming a global priority. As 3D printing grows in popularity, it is important to consider how this technology impacts the environment and how its utilisation affects multiple industries' carbon footprint. In this article, we investigate just how eco-friendly 3D printing can be.

Essential tools for printing in 3D

Essential tools for printing in 3D
We decided to bring to you our ‘Essential tools for printing in 3D’ so next time you can’t find that essential tool, you can remember reading this blog and say to yourself… “I should have listened”.

21st Century Libraries: 3 Reasons to Get a 3D Printer in 2017

21st Century Libraries: 3 Reasons to Get a 3D Printer in 2017
3D printing has been in the spotlight for several years now, unleashing a storm of enthusiasm but it had also attracted a great deal of scepticism. However, one thing is for sure – 3D printing technology found its way into business and education, and it’s here to stay. Today, 3D printers are cost-effective and convenient tools in manufacturing, medicine and fashion.

Will the 3D Food Printer Become Today’s Microwave?

Will the 3D Food Printer Become Today’s Microwave?
Imagine the scene: it’s breakfast time in the home of the future. Dad has just finished 3D printing a customised breakfast for his son, complete with lego-shaped hash browns and eggs that resemble the faces of his favourite cartoon characters. Using the 3D scanner that is a staple app nowadays Mum scans her 3D printed breakfast, working out how many calories is in it.