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...

Our Guide To 3D Printing Methods

Our Guide To 3D Printing Methods
 3D printing methods can be complex. You shouldn't rush in to printing if you don't know what method would work best for what you're trying to print. If you’re printing with plastic, you should use FFF/FDM. However, if you’re trying to print with steel or resin you should use DMLS...

Guide To Custom 3D Printing Services - Quick and Easy

Guide To Custom 3D Printing Services - Quick and Easy
Our quick and easy guide to custom 3D printing is designed to introduce you to the basics of 3D printing and help you through the process. If you want to get something 3D printed but you don’t know where to start, you’re at the right place! There are 3 main...

A Career in 3D Printing

A Career in 3D Printing
"I would consider a career in 3D printing if I was a youngster leaving school just now", says Avril Stringer (an oldie) from 3D Print Works. Anyone entering this exciting world now is likely to be "in demand" for many years as the industry grows, expands and changes. What opportunities...

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...

3D Printing Materials Guide for FFF & FDM Printing

3D Printing Materials Guide for FFF & FDM Printing
Our 3D printing materials guide will help you to understand 3D printing materials to choose. Our guide includes a comparison of costs and properties as well as a section on "best for ..." This is a great place to start your 3D material selection when you are not sure which to choose.

3D Printing and The Chinese New Year

3D Printing and The Chinese New Year
Happy Chinese New Year 新年快乐 3D Printworks would like to wish everyone a wonderful Chinese New Year. This article will celebrate the occasion with an overview of 3D Printing in China, the celebrations taking place and a look at a fantastic 3D Model we created.