3D Printing Resources
This resource page contains my favorite 3D printing related products and services, which I’m sure you’ll find useful. I recommend you bookmark this page for your future reference. Have fun!
Disclosure: Please note that a few of these links are affiliate links and are at no additional cost to yourself. I may earn a small commission if you decide to make a purchase, but I personally use most of these products and services and the few I don’t come highly recommended to me. I do not endorse any products or services which I’m not entirely confident are excellent.
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If you fancy joining in the discussions about 3D printing then why not join our free and private 3D printing Facebook group. I’m looking forward to seeing you there.
Want to start designing and inventing your own products? Whether you have your own 3D printer or not, you can start today by leaning to use the free design software OpenSCAD. This short course is ideal, I even completed it myself.
This book by futurist Christopher Barnett is one of the few books I’ve read about 3D printing but for the beginner I think it’s excellent. For an all round introduction into the 3D printing industry it’s a great place to start. I still find myself referring back to it often and always recommend it.
As I’m sure you already know, this is my own FREE eBook which I wrote myself with the help of a another 3D printing expert. If you’re looking for free information about 3D printing for beginners then this is the one.
The most common question I’m asked is “How much did that cost to make?” Well, I finally answered it with a complete 3D printing cost breakdown, a calculator you can use to work out your own costs and some cool cost saving tips.
Many manufacturers are ignoring the issue of 3D printer safety, but in this popular blog post I explain what the risks really are and how we as individuals can minimise or eliminate them.
Designing stuff for 3D printing is both an art and a science. In this detailed article I explain all aspects of designing objects specifically for 3D printing.
Welcome to our very own 3D printing jargon busting glossary, where you can demystify those crazy 3D printing terms all in one place.
An amazing interactive infographic sent to me by RS Components UK. A Great way to educate kids about 3D printing.
I’ve listened to this podcast hosted by Andy Cohen & Whitney Potter since the first episode and it’s by far my favourite source of 3D printing info.
Services and Supplies
This company allows it’s users to buy, sell or print 3D designs. If you wish to turn your hobby into cash, these guys can help.
We all love the convenience of shopping on Amazon. Well, now they have set up their own dedicated 3D printing and supplies section!
This cool machine is the 3D printer I own myself. I spend most of my spare time using it and writing about it here on this blog.
I don’t yet own this printer but it’s one I have heard such great reviews about I intend to buy it myself soon. What’s more, it’s great value for money!
The thing I love about this filament is the amazing array of colors you can buy it in. It also prints really well and is great value.
This flexible filament has amazing rubber like properties and comes in an array of colors. You really need to try it to believe it.
After using an old broom as a spool holder upgrade, this little kit is a god send. They send you the metal parts and the files to 3D print the plastic parts yourself, cool!