Build an Acetone Vapor Bath for Less than £5

Build an Acetone Vapor Bath for Less than £5

In this simple and easy to follow tutorial I will show you how to build a cheap and effective acetone vapor bath using materials you already have at home! Everyone using a desktop 3d printer knows that even the highest quality prints have visible filament layers on their surface, it’s  just how FDM printing works. 

 

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.

January: 3DPrintWorks Monthly Round-Up

3D Print Works January Round-Up. This month MakerBot announced that their CEO of two years, Jonathan Jaglom, had resigned. Last April Makerbot announced that they would no longer be making their own hardware, instead outsourcing it to China. 

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. 

5 Important Tips For Better 3D Printing Results

5 Important Tips For Better 3D Printing Results

We know that it is not always easy to get a perfectly printed 3D model. Working your way around different filament materials and 3D printers can be confusing even for experienced designers. Whether you are a 3D printing novice or an experienced maker, our tips will help you avoid common mistakes and get better 3D printing results.

Getting Started with 3D Modelling Software Part 2

Getting Started with 3D Modelling Software Part 2

Last week I gave you an overview of the most widely used 3D modelling software. Now, it is time to present my own first 3D models. I have only recently begun diving into 3D design, so my models are fairly simple. You can build them, using the default shapes provided in SketchUp Make and Blender.

Getting Started with 3D Modelling Software Part 1

Getting Started with 3D Modelling Software Part 1

It’s been a while since I completed my first 3D print project. Since then, I’ve printed many other great models, worked with several 3D printers and experimented with different filament materials (we have something very special coming out soon). So it’s time to take another step out of my box and start creating my own 3D printable designs.

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! 

Five Things I Love About The Robox 3D Printer

Five Things I Love About The Robox 3D Printer

The Robox 3D printer from Cel was launched as a kickstarter campaign less than two years ago and it’s already the most popular beginners machine on the market. It impresses at first sight with an elegant and expensive-feeling design. Once I started printing with it, I realized that this printer has so much more to offer than just a fancy look.