finishing

The Lazy Way to Make Your 3D Prints Look Great

March 26, 2017

As great as 3D printing is, How Most Home 3D Printers Work is by melting thermoplastics to build up objects layer by layer. Using plastic (usually ABS or PLA) unsurprisingly results in plasticy looking 3D prints. After a while it’s natural to try to improve the quality and aesthetics of your prints. To be honest there are lots […]

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ABS vs PLA – How to Choose the Right Filament

March 13, 2017

If you know a little about 3D printing you’ll probably be aware that FDM 3D printers can use a number of different plastic types. FDM 3D printers work by extruding melted thermoplastic in order to build up 3D objects one layer at a time. Many different types of plastic are available for 3D printing but […]

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What is 3D Printing and How Does it Work?

February 15, 2017

In simple terms 3D printing is the process of creating 3D objects from digital files. Another less commonly used name for 3D printing is additive manufacturing and for good reason. Additive manufacturing differs from traditional subtractive manufacturing in that only the material required to create an object is actually used during the manufacturing process. Traditional […]

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Grismont Paris 3D Prints Luxury Custom Golf Clubs

January 20, 2016

For most people playing golf is not only an interesting way of spending leisure time but it also involves meaningful physical activity with the bonus of making life a little more glamorous too. Not to mention the mental challenge that comes with hitting the ball into the hole is often thrilling to most golfers. Similar to many […]

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MOYUPI Turns Childrens Drawings into 3D Printed Toys

July 28, 2015

Imagine what you would feel like if you could turn any monster drawing your kid does into a physical three-dimensional toy. In their eyes you would be like the comical Wizard of Oz, waving a magic wand turning drawings into toys. The only thing is your magic wand will simply be MOYUPI. Moyupi is a […]

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Trilobite Fossils, Butterflies and NASA Space Wrenches

February 1, 2015

As well as the popular Penrose Triangle Illusions I 3D printed a week or so ago, I’ve also been printing lots of other weird and wonderful things recently. I just wanted to give you a quick update on what I’ve been up to, with some pictures and links to where you can download this stuff yourself. […]

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