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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

How to Build a 3D Printer: Getting Started Guide and Tips

Congratulations, you have decided to build your own 3D printer! The process of building your own printer can be a bit daunting to some people, especially with so many choices out there. This article will compare different designs and parts and give tips on construction that will

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

Best 3D Printer Extruder in 2017

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 2017

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