What is the Best 3D Pen in 2016?

When a 3D printer is printing an object, it uses an extruder that heats up a plastic filament and extrudes it through a small nozzle. This extruder assembly is connected to a carriage that can be precisely moved in three dimensions; either with X-Y-Z axis (usually referred

3D Printing Accessories

Whether you’re a 3D printing-enthusiast out of hobby or profession, the discipline and the technology have come a long way, in these very few years. We have had enough developments in the additive manufacturing realm for the commercial as well as the personal market to have multiple

Glyby Intelligent 3D Pen Review

The Glyby Intelligent 3D pen is a standard plastic filament-melting 3D pen that is surprisingly reliable. The Glyby pen comes with the pen itself, available in four colors, along with the power adapter, instruction manual, and 3 different colored lengths of ABS filament. Several users have reported

AtmosFlare 3D Pen Review

* Like all 3D pens, operating this device is as easy as pushing a button, however using it in a way that will produce recognizable shapes or objects takes hours of practice. The AtmosFlare 3D pen is a unique 3D pen that uses UV-cured resin to build

Previewing the New Dremel 2.0

This June, Dremel will be releasing a new version of their Idea Builder consumer 3D printer. With an updated design and new features, the Dremel Idea Builder 2.0 will add more advanced features and promises to continue being a reliable and trustworthy printer for beginners. Tentative Details

Qidi Tech 1 3D Printer Review

The Qidi Tech 1 is a low-cost alternative to a Makerbot or even the Flashforge Creator Pro. Like the Creator, Qidi’s printer is a clone of the Makerbot that cuts a few corners to save money. Qidi goes a step further than FlashForge , and you certainly

What are the Best 3D Printer Brands?

The 3D printer movement of recent years has been an outpouring of relatively lower end technology that had been available to the industry for decades. 3D printers have been around since the late 1980s but had been available only to large companies requiring specialized design and prototyping

Robo 3D R1 Plus Review

Robo 3D’s R1 Plus printer is an update to their R1 printer that was funded on Kickstarter a few years ago. Meant to be affordable yet versatile, the printer is aimed at beginner and intermediate printer users. It has everything you could need on a printer, but

An Overview of the History of 3D Pens

3D drawing pens are a relatively new tool for makers, designers, artists, and hobbyists.  The number of companies producing 3D pens has absolutely skyrocketed in the nearly three years since they were first introduced.   This article provides a background of 3D printing pens and innovative features

3Doodler 2.0 3D Pen Review

In the world of 3D printing pens, the 3Doodler is the biggest name and the first pioneer in the technology. The new 2.0 pen is a leap forward from the original model and fixes several of the problems that plagues the original; however it is not without

Best Accessories for a 3Doodler 3D Pen in 2016

The 3Doodler pen, by WobbleWorks, is a popular product that is ranked as one of the best 3D pens and was also the first 3D pen to the scene.  The original 3Doodler pen was released through Kickstarter in September 2013 and the updated 3Doodler 2.0 was released later in