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Achievement Unlocked: I Wrote a Book about 3D Printing

This website has been a wonderful outlet for me to share some of my favorite things, places I’ve been and more. It started out as simply a place to direct people to for more information on something that interested me. I never imagined that, as a result of my little posts here, that a book deal would come my way. That’s just what happened last year. Apparently if you write about something enough, people think you’re somewhat of an expert and so I was asked if I’d like to write a book about 3D printing.

Printed Doodle

Doodle3D WiFi box for 3D Printers

Basically, the Doodle3D is a little box that plugs into your 3D printer (with support for lots of them) and provides a simple app for sketching a design and then sending it to the printer.

Car part 3D printed in nylon

Behind the scenes of Ford’s 3D Printing facilities

Earlier this week I had the chance to get a behind the scenes tour of the Ford Motor Company’s 3D printing facilities at the Beech Daly Technical Center in Dearborn, […]

Sense 3D Scanner

3D Systems’ Sense 3D Scanner: Hands On

Last weekend I had the opportunity to try out 3D Systems’ new product, the Sense 3D Scanner. It’s a handheld 3D scanner that allows you to scan just about anything […]

The $300 Printrbot Simple

The current state of 3D Printing (according to me)

I get asked quite often about 3D printing and where things are going. I thought I’d put down some thoughts and some predictions which may be fun to revisit in […]

3D Printing Hangout Interview

I recently bumped into Ricky Shetty ( at an event and he was very interested in 3D printing technology. So we ended up doing an interview via Google Hangout. It’s […]

Global BC

3D Printing Segment on Global BC

This morning I brought some 3D Printers down to Global BC’s Morning News show. A compilation video of the segments is above. It was a lot of fun sharing the […]

On Air sign at the News 1130 studios

Tech Tuesday: 3d printed casts and microsatellites

This week on News 1130 radio in Vancouver, I discussed these topics: The Cortex Cast: A recent university graduate in New Zealand has an idea he’s working on that will […]


Tinkerines Litto 3D Printer

For the last little while, I’ve been playing with a new 3d printer on loan from my friends at Tinkerine Studio called the Litto. This is a mini version of […]

Effector assembly complete

Kossel Mini: Build update #1

As I mentioned in my previous post about Seattle Mini Maker Faire, one of the things that impressed me was the Kossel Mini deltabot 3d printer. At the 3D604 Build […]