Easter Egg Project: Painting 3D Prints in 3 Easy Steps

I have always loved Easter and my favourite part of the holiday is the Easter egg! I am used to wowing my guests with 3D printed decoration, so this year I’ve decided to step up my game even further and dive into the vast world of acrylic paints, sprays and airbrushes and take my 3D prints to the next level.

Happy St Andrews Day – Let’s Talk DIY 3D Printing Bagpipes!

Happy St Andrews Day – Let’s Talk DIY 3D Printing Bagpipes!

On this momentous day, we are celebrating how diy 3d printing has allowed bagpiper Donald Lindsay to 3D print brand new instruments here in Scotland. However, before we launch into the interview – does everyone know exactly who Saint Andrew was? Saint Andrew was the first disciple of Christ, preaching the gospel as he travelled all around the Black Sea and Greece.

We Unveil New 3D Printing Materials at TCT Show 2015!

We Unveil New 3D Printing Materials at TCT Show 2015!

We unveil new 3d printing materials at tct show 2015! We are very excited to be involved in the upcoming tct show 2015 taking place in Birmingham from 30th September until 1st of October. As 3d printing materials will be an important part of the discussion, we were delighted to be invited to exhibit! Behind the scenes, we have been working very hard on manufacturing two new filaments!

Custom Models Are Revolutionising Anatomy Education in Yoga

Custom Models Are Revolutionising Anatomy Education in Yoga

Custom models are revolutionising anatomy education in yoga   Last year 3DPrintWorks embarked on a fascinating project with yoga teacher and founder of Meadowlark Yoga, KarenBreneman (@avidyogi). Now, we are working on a custom models project that aims to improve the way that yoga is taught in classes.

Competition – We Want to See You 3d Printing with #vikingfilament!

Competition – We Want to See You 3d Printing with #vikingfilament!

We’re at the 3D Print Show in London! As part of the Materials and Properties for Print conference, our co-founder will be giving a talk on filament at 3.30pm on May 21st. She will be discussing 3d printing with different types of materials in depth and offering advice on the problems you have come up against.

Plan 3D Success and Select a Quality Filament

Plan 3D Success and Select a Quality Filament

When it’s time to plan 3d print outs and the next filament you will use, we are here to help! Since the arrival of 3D printing different types of filament have burst into the industry – but how do you know whether a filament is good quality or not? What questions should you ask the supplier?

Want to Print 3D? We Launch a Filament Production Line.

Want to Print 3D? We Launch a Filament Production Line.

In a rare occurrence I managed to grab 3dprintworks Chief Engineer/Designer Ralph for a chat about the company’s brand new production line. We discussed the machines’ capabilities and what types of filament we will be manufacturing – and I discovered that the objects we can print 3d may be about to change forever.

Our 3D Printing News – Bagpipes and New Possibilities!

Our 3D Printing News – Bagpipes and New Possibilities!

Earlier in the week we revealed the first part of our interview with Donald Lindsay, musician and inventor of instruments. His latest invention is a 3D print of bagpipes. The second and final part of this 3d printing news explores fresh ways of printing and how 3D printing might change the music industry.