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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5 Steps to Start 3D Printing and Inventing on a Budget

January 13, 2016

Here’s the scenario. You’ve recently heard about 3D printing and the amazing stuff it can do. You decide you really need to become involved in this technology as it’s potential is so exciting you’d be mad not to be a part of it, right? After a mad rush checking out some 3D printers you realise […]

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How to Start 3D Printing with 10 Dollars and No Printer

October 1, 2015

In this blog post I’m going to show you how you can start 3D printing, without a 3D printer and with very little money. I’ll describe with examples how you can design some cool custom objects (for free) and have them 3D printed for less than 10 dollars! Why would I give away my best […]

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How I Made This Amazing Bespoke Gold Jewellery

August 8, 2015

If you know much about 3D printing, then there’s a good chance you’ve heard of¬†Shapeways. Shapeways are a visionary technology company who are synonymous with 3D printing. Since they started business in 2007 they have established themselves worldwide as a cutting edge 3D printing company. They enable their customers to have their own designs 3D […]

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Adobe Photoshop Now Supports 3D Printing

February 1, 2014

Just recently, Adobe announced the new update to Photoshop CC that is mainly intended to simplify the 3D printing process. By incorporating the update directly into their software, there is no doubt that the company has finally decided to reel into the fast advancing world of Additive Manufacturing. The update will not only provide 3D […]

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Stilnest Cuckoo Clocks: A Nest for Modern Design

November 27, 2013

Cuckoo clocks have certainly stood the test of time.¬†Originating in the middle of the 18th century, they are as popular today as they were about two centuries ago. These objects of time, became an objects of art, when designers throughout the world started to come up with new and unique cuckoo clock designs about a […]

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