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The Extruder making filament at Maker Faire

How 3D Printing Filament is Made

While I was at the Bay Area Maker Faire earlier this year, I met a few of the folks behind ProtoPlant, who among other things make 3D printing filament which […]

printed green transparent PLA

Mystery Build Day: low poly cactus

Thanks to @polarisdotca for letting me know that Will over at used my low poly mexican cactus as the ‘mystery object’ today. It’s one of my favorite models.

Stratasys 3d printed samples

3D Printing Reading List at Startup Digest

A new weekly newsletter highlighting the most interesting developments in 3D printing, ranging from new printers, services , tools, amazing art & applications.

Made In Space's 3D printer for the ISS

3D Printing World Expo Seattle Recap

Photos and video from the recent 3D Printing World Expo held in Seattle showcasing the latest in 3D printing technology.


Top 20 3D Printing Influencers 2014

Wow…somehow I was named number 7 on this list of the top 20 3D printing influencers in the world.


Workshop: Which 3D Printer Should I Buy?

Once again, my friends at Zen Maker Lab are hosting an workshop. This time, it’s a workshop to help you choose a desktop 3D printer, hosted by yours truly. This […]

Scanning the cactus on my kitchen counter

Structure 3D Scanner: Hands on

Hands on with the Structure 3D scanner for mobile devices from Occipital.

3D Printer Village

3D Printer Village at the Vancouver Maker Faire 2014

Photos and video from 3D Printer Village at the 2014 Maker Faire in Vancouver.

Adam Savage inspires hundreds of makers from the life size mousetrap game

Maker Faire Bay Area

I just returned from San Francisco where I attended the world’s largest Maker Faire in San Mateo (aka the Bay Area Maker Faire). I’ve been to and exhibited at a number of Maker Faires but this was my first time at the ‘big one’ which originated in the Bay Area 9 years ago.


3D Book Update: Launch Party June 2nd!

Just a quick update about my book, 3D Printing with Autodesk. Firstly, you can read a chapter for free here (PDF). It’s one of my favorite chapters as it covers […]