This Season’s Perfect Geek Gift – A 3D Printer!

This Season’s Perfect Geek Gift – A 3D Printer!

This Season’s Perfect Geek Gift – A 3D Printer! Christmas is around the corner and this means only one thing – it’s time to start planning your festive shopping! Finding the perfect gift is not always easy, finding the perfect geek gift is on the verge of being truly stressful! 

Will 3D Bioprinting Eliminate Animal Testing in the Future?

Will 3D Bioprinting Eliminate Animal Testing in the Future?
Will advances in 3D printing spell the end for animal testing? Last month researchers at Herriot-Watt University claimed to have made a break through in 3D bioprinting. Why is this development so important? It could spell the beginning of the end for animal testing, which has been a long debated topic of contention.

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.

3D Workshop at Technology Teachers’ Association

3D Workshop at Technology Teachers’ Association

See us at the Technology Teachers’ Association Conference 2015 where you can learn how to use a 3D printer in your school. This year’s TTA will be opened by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Dr Diane Aston from The Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining will deliver the conference’s keynote address.

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.

3D Printing in the Prado Allows Blind Visitors to Touch Paintings

3D Printing in the Prado Allows Blind Visitors to Touch Paintings

The “Touching the Prado” exhibition has demonstrated yet another way that 3d printing in arts and culture can improve the world on a deeply moving human level. In order to give blind and visually impaired people a realistic sense of the paintings, 3D printing in the Prado has reproduced five of their most famous paintings.

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.

It’s Jazz Appreciation Month! We Look at a 3D Printing Video or Two!

It’s Jazz Appreciation Month! We Look at a 3D Printing Video or Two!

Hardly a week goes by without news of some new musical development reaching our ears – the latest being the “revamped” 3d violin. And having contributed to the musical success of a 3d printing video or two, we thought Jazz Appreciation Month would be a great time to explore how the music world and 3D printing are likely to marry over the coming years.

Debunk the Medical Myths of These 3D Printing Projects

Debunk the Medical Myths of These 3D Printing Projects

Try a few quick Google searches concerning 3d printing projects that involve wanting to make a “3d printed heart”, “3d printed kidney” or “3d printed lung”. What do you find? Most likely a quick answer stating: yes! We can do all of these things.