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

Best 3D Printer Software Reviews

3D printers are all run from a piece of software that tells them what to do. Many commercial printers have proprietary software that streamline the user experience for that particular printer, while most commercial and DIY printers can be run from more general software that can have

Designing a 3D Printed Quadcopter Frame

With the rise in the popularity of personal drones, or UAVs; incidents involving UAVs that have put people and property at risk are on the rise as well. Be sure to follow all regulations for R/C and unmanned vehicles and fly responsibly. Some regulations to be aware of

FlashForge Finder 3D Printer Review

Flashforge has been a big name in the world of 3D printing ever since they stated copying the makerbot and surpassed it in quality and affordability. They became so well-known and renowned that Dremel even adapted one of Flashforge’s best models into one of their own. Now

Weistek Ideawerk Super Fast 3D Printer Review

The Weistek Ideawerk Speed 3D printer is a brand new innovation from a collaboration of Chinese company Weistek and Danish company Create it REAL. It is a surprisingly affordable printer given the features it boasts, which include superfast printing speed, the ability to print with most filaments,

7Tech 3D Pen Review

    The 7Tech 3D Printing Pen is a simple and easy to use creative tool that uses plastic filament instead of regular pen ink. The Printing Pen is ergonomic, automatic, and easy to use out of the box. The purpose of the pen is not for part

Dremel Idea Builder Review – 3D Printer

The Dremel Idea Builder 3D printer is an affordable, reliable option for new comers in the world of desktop 3D printing. The printer is fast, accurate, easy to use, and fairly affordable compared to alternatives. However, this is not an easy printer to tinker with and is

Best 3D Printer Extruder in 2016

The extruder of a 3D printer is the part of the printer that does the actual printing; it can be likened to the print head of a typical inkjet printer in that it moves back and forth to deposit the material. The extruder is typically made of

Best 3D Printer Kits on the Market in 2016

Congratulations! You have decided that you want to build your own 3D printer. So now what? There are so many types of printers out there; which one should you choose to make? There are many factors in choosing what kind of printer to build; the most important

Where to buy 3D printers in 2016?

Cost of 3D printers are decreasing so rapidly that they are becoming mainstream in consumer homes. Nowadays, anyone can print objects at the comfort of their homes without having to use specialized 3D printing services. Given that, 3D printers are still not mainstream enough that you can

UP Mini 3D Printer Review

The UP! Mini 3D printer is a small printer designed to produce moderately sized ABS parts and print them well. It has a fully enclosed print volume that maintains a constant environment for consistent prints and an easy to use user interface. Out of the box, however,