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Tag: 3d Printing

This Guy Makes Helmets for His Cat

This Guy Makes Helmets for His Cat
Rémy Vicarini and his cat Cathode have made a name for themselves on the Internet. Not because his kitty does tricks or anything, but because Rémy likes to dress Cathode up in tiny, custom-made helmets. I’m not sure if they actually offer any protection, but it’s not like human cosplay armor does either.

DIY 3D Printable Mecha and Sci-Fi Face Masks: Man & Machine, Sanding Extreme

DIY 3D Printable Mecha and Sci-Fi Face Masks: Man & Machine, Sanding Extreme
You wouldn’t download a mech, but you would and you can download a mecha’s mask. It’s all thanks to designers like Etsy seller SeberdrA, who offers STL files of masks and other facial cosplay accessories inspired by popular mecha, cyborgs, and other anime, video games, and science fiction characters.

The Visible Hutt Anatomical Jabba the Hutt Figure: Everybody Gangster Until the Scalpel Comes Out

The Visible Hutt Anatomical Jabba the Hutt Figure: Everybody Gangster Until the Scalpel Comes Out
I never thought that someone would be a hardcore fan of Jabba the Hutt, but once again I’ve been reminded that there are all kinds of people in this world. Toy designer and maker Mighty Jabba not only has various collectibles of the Star Wars mob boss, but he also painstakingly designed, printed, and sculpted an anatomical figure of the menacing slug.

This Fan-made TMNT Donatello Figurine is Insanely Good

This Fan-made TMNT Donatello Figurine is Insanely Good
A concept artist going by the moniker Embertwist recently shared their latest creation on Reddit. It’s a sixth-scale figurine of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle’s gadget expert, Donatello, but with a couple of slick twists. First off are the immediately noticeable purple Air Jordan 1 sneakers, but Don is also rocking a backpack that’s partly made from an NES.

3D Printed Scary Hands Reaching Out of Wall: No Touching!

3D Printed Scary Hands Reaching Out of Wall: No Touching!
Because some people’s idea of interior design is the Addams Family mansion, these are the Scary Reaching Wall Hands 3D printed and sold by Etsy shop 3DDeluxeStore. Available in black and white in four different styles, they’ll make the perfect coat racks at your next Halloween party.

Death Star Inspired 3D Printed Planters: That’s No Moon

Death Star Inspired 3D Printed Planters: That’s No Moon
3D printed to resemble the Death Star II still under construction, Etsy shop StoryBrookBoutique is selling these Star Wars-inspired plastic planters. Available in 5 and 6-inch varieties ($16 and $24, respectively), one of these is going to look great on the window sill in front of my kitchen sink.

A Mandalorian Helmet Amazon Echo Dot Speaker Holder: I Have Spoken

A Mandalorian Helmet Amazon Echo Dot Speaker Holder: I Have Spoken
Looking for something to spruce up your otherwise boring 4th-generation Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker with a little Star Wars flair? How about this 3-D printed Mandalorian helmet holder made and sold by Etsy shop Slic3DArt?

Physicists 3D Print a Boat Small Enough to Fit Inside a Human Hair

Physicists 3D Print a Boat Small Enough to Fit Inside a Human Hair
Because our scientists were so preoccupied with whether they could that they didn’t stop to think if they should, physicists at Leiden University have 3D printed a tiny tugboat only 30-microns in length. For reference, an average human hair is about 90-microns in width, although mine is much thicker because I shampoo with a product specifically formulated for bears.

These Spray-on Touchscreens Work on 3D Surfaces

These Spray-on Touchscreens Work on 3D Surfaces
From our smartphones to our laptops to our cars to our kitchen appliances, touchscreens have turned up just about everywhere. But touchscreens are generally limited to flat, squared-off surfaces. Now, a team of engineers at the UK’s University of Bristol are demonstrating a technology that could enable touch-based interfaces on all kinds of surfaces.

Print Your Own Tesla Cybertruck

Print Your Own Tesla Cybertruck
If Elon Musk and Tesla live up to their promises, it shouldn’t be more than a couple of years before we start seeing Cybertrucks on the street. But if you don’t have the money or the patience for the real deal, you can at least have a miniature Cybertruck for your desktop.

The Inception Table Is a Mind Bender

The Inception Table Is a Mind Bender
Remember how mind-blowing the movie Inception was? This table is just as mind-blowing. It was made by Stelios Mousarris, a furniture designer in Cyprus. It was inspired by the movie and is just as weird. More specifically, it was inspired by the twists and turns in Christopher Nolan’s science fiction thriller.

Little Feet for Everything

Little Feet for Everything
Sometimes the stuff cluttering your desk and bookshelves just needs a little something extra. But what is it that’s missing? Well I’ll tell you. You need to put some feet on it. Yes, thanks to the marvels of 3D printing technology, you can now add little feet to pretty much anything, thanks to Little Feet for Everything.

DFRobot DreamMaker OverLord ProPlus 3D Printer Review

DFRobot DreamMaker OverLord ProPlus 3D Printer Review
I’ve used a few different 3D printers over the years, and some of the biggest challenges I’ve had have been the level of detail of prints, the ability to print complex structures without lots of crazy supports, and the limited size of the build area.

Full-size 3D Printed Stargate Will Take You to a Museum

Full-size 3D Printed Stargate Will Take You to a Museum
The Musée royal de Mariemont in Belgium is holding an exhibition called “From Stargate to Comics: Egyptian Gods In Geek Culture”. Sounds pretty cool no? And you can travel there by Stargate. Okay, you can’t get there by Stargate, but they do have one on site.

Qixels 3D Maker Teaches Kids About 3D Printing

Qixels 3D Maker Teaches Kids About 3D Printing
In theory, 3D printing should be every kid’s favorite hobby, but things like working with molten plastic and complex CAD software generally keeps it out of their hands. However Qixels 3D Maker offers a way to teach kids the basic concept of 3D printing while keeping the process completely safe.

Renegade 3D Pen Turns Empty Bottles into Art

Renegade 3D Pen Turns Empty Bottles into Art
Some of the coolest stuff turns up on Kickstarter. I remember when the 3Doodler first showed up there a few years ago, I thought that was really cool but didn’t like the idea of expensive filaments to purchase to keep using the pen.

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