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Tag: 3d Printing

Adafruit 3D Printed LED Coat Buttons: The Brightest Buttons to Button

Adafruit 3D Printed LED Coat Buttons: The Brightest Buttons to Button
Make your clothes stand out with these LED-equipped and 3D printed buttons. Electronics shop Adafruit shared this project last January to help keep folks visible in snowy winter nights, but unless it’s always bright and sunny where you are then you’ll still find a use for these buttons.

Using a 3D Printer to Draw Tattoos: InkD

Using a 3D Printer to Draw Tattoos: InkD
It’s one thing to allow a professional tattoo artist to ink your arm. It’s another thing altogether to allow a 3D printer to do it. But that’s exactly what a team of designers in Paris recently did.

3D Printed Medieval Armor for Barbie Dolls: Woman-at-arms

3D Printed Medieval Armor for Barbie Dolls: Woman-at-arms
Watch out Ken. Barbie’s packing some steel. Actually Jim Rodda’s Barbie armor is made of biodegradable plastic. Jim originally wanted to print glitter cannons that fit on My Little Pony toys as a birthday gift to his niece, but it proved to be too complicated.

New & Improved Looking Glass Volumetric Prints: Slices of Life

New & Improved Looking Glass Volumetric Prints: Slices of Life
Late last year we found out about Looking Glass, a volumetric printing service. Each 3D object consists of printed slices stacked and stuck together in a case. This month the company relaunched with a better and more affordable service.

3D Printed Raspberry Pi Raspberry Case: Fruit of the Loom

3D Printed Raspberry Pi Raspberry Case: Fruit of the Loom
We’ve seen pies with fruit inside. Instructables member Rick Winscot created a fruit with a whole Pi inside. Rick designed and printed a case for the Raspberry Pi that looks just like the Raspberry Pi Foundation logo.

3D Print Your Own Sneakers: Fila(ment)

3D Print Your Own Sneakers: Fila(ment)
You wouldn’t download a sneaker. Oh you would? Check out Recreus hot off the extruder Sneakerbot II. Unlike Kobes, KDs, LeBrons and other signature kicks, Sneakerbot II won’t ever be hoarded by celebrities and eBay sellers.

BigRep One 3D Printer is Big Enough to Print Furniture: 3DXL

BigRep One 3D Printer is Big Enough to Print Furniture: 3DXL
It’s not the world’s largest 3D printer, but the BigRep One still dwarfs most of the consumer 3D printers available today. With a build volume of 1.3 cubic meters, it’s big enough to print furniture in one piece.

OpenKnit Clothing Printer: Programmer Wear

OpenKnit Clothing Printer: Programmer Wear
The burgeoning small scale 3D printing industry is focused on producing plastic or metal objects. A small team of makers led by Gerard Rubio hopes to turn the spotlight on a more practical material: fabric. The OpenKnit is a work-in-progress open source printer that automatically knits thread to create clothing based on digital templates.

Honda Concept Cars 3D Models: You Would Download a Toy Car

Honda Concept Cars 3D Models: You Would Download a Toy Car
The new PS3 racing game Gran Turismo 6 lets players drive concept cars made expressly by automotive companies and other brands for the game. Honda is one of those companies, but it’s also using a newer form of technology to reach out to its fans.

Making Prototypes with a 3D Printer & LEGO: faBrickation

Making Prototypes with a 3D Printer & LEGO: faBrickation
3D printing can help you create prototypes or mockups quickly. Or should I say relatively quickly – it can take a 3D printer hours to print even moderately-sized objects. To speed things up, students from the Human-Computer Interaction Group at the Hasso Plattner Institute tested adding LEGO to their workflow.

Mark One 3D Printer Can Print with Carbon Fiber: Pencil 2.0

Mark One 3D Printer Can Print with Carbon Fiber: Pencil 2.0
We know that 3D printers can print objects out of plastic, food, animal tissue and metal. Now a company called Mark Forged claims that its upcoming Mark One 3D printer can print using carbon fiber, the wonder material known for its high strength-to-weight ratio and cool looks.

Your Unborn Baby, Immortalized in a 3D Printed Figure

Your Unborn Baby, Immortalized in a 3D Printed Figure
Technology has made it easier for prospective parents to see what their child looks like, even before he or she is born. There’s ultrasound (to get a rough outline), 3D imaging, and even 4D ultrasound so you can clearly see your unborn baby’s face and physical features in real time.

Team Fortress 2 Sentry Gun Miniature: Ain’t That a Cute Little Gun?

Team Fortress 2 Sentry Gun Miniature: Ain’t That a Cute Little Gun?
Valve has a life-size model of the Sentry Gun from Team Fortress 2 to guard their office. Programmer and 3D artist Jeff Wong may not be a big shot like Gabe Newell and his employees, but he has a turret manning his house too.

Mixee Bobblers 3D Printed Bobbleheads: Collect Yourself

Mixee Bobblers 3D Printed Bobbleheads: Collect Yourself
3D printing shop Mixee Labs – makers of awesome geeky jewelry – will soon launch a custom bobblehead printing service called Mixee Bobblers. As with the jewelry, Mixee Bobblers will let you design your own bobblehead right from your browser.

Hershey’s and 3DSystems to Offer 3D Printers for Chocolate

Hershey’s and 3DSystems to Offer 3D Printers for Chocolate
Chocolate. It may arguably be better than bacon. And today we have some important chocolate news. Hershey has just announced a partnership with 3DSystems to produce a 3D printer that prints in chocolate. Imagine chocolate shaped like anything, maybe even with a hollow caramel maze inside or something.

Hero Forge Tabletop Miniature 3D Printing Service: Character Creation Tool

Hero Forge Tabletop Miniature 3D Printing Service: Character Creation Tool
Miniatures and figurines are some of the best aspects of tabletop gaming. But if you’re playing a tabletop RPG, you might not be satisfied with the figurines that come with your game or even the ones you can buy online.

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