• Great Makerbot Digitizer Sale Deal – 32% Discount

    I’m not sure why, especially since the product was just announced a couple months ago, but the Maker Shed currently has a super sale deal running for the Makerbot Digitizer. The standard list price of $1399.99 is discounted by 32% to $949.99 until New Years Eve. The new scanner isn’t for everyone, as I mentioned [...]

  • Making the all-new Apple Mac Pro – with Robots!! (Video)

    Given all the video and photos I process, it’s pretty much a foregone conclusion that my next computer purchase will be the new Mac Pro. Even though it’s a bit pricey, the speed and processing power it is expected to deliver will improve my output and efficiency considerably. So, it’s good to know that the [...]

  • MakerBot Explorers Podcast Debut Episode (Video)

    How many start-up CEO’s do you know that host a podcast? Not many, for sure. As of today you can add Bre Pettis, the CEO and co-founder of Makerbot Industries to that short but illustrious list of podcasting CEOs. In the inaugural episode of the new MakerBot Explorers podcast, Bre interacts with Corey Renner, Tom [...]

  • Make: Robot Hacks Dives Deep Into InMoov, the Open Source 3D Printed Humanoid Robot (Video)

    Thanks to the Make: Robot Hacks series, hosted by Mike Senese, you can get an inside perspective on the development, trials and tribulations, and performance of Gael Langevin’s unique InMoov Open Source 3D printed humanoid robot. Via: Robot Hacks | MAKE

  • MakerBot Academy – Putting 3D Printers in All US Schools

    Makerbot and America Makes jointly announced “Makerbot Academy”, a new initiative to support and strengthen American schools and STEM education. A big part of the initiative centres around giving students access to technology to foster interest, curiosity, and enthusiasm in STEM. The new Makerbot Academy, with support from donors, plans to place thousands of 3D [...]

  • 3D Printing Technology

  • Filastruder Cheap filament for 3D printing

    Filastruder Cheap filament for 3D printing

        There’s a new Kickstarter project named “Filastruder” for a cheap ABS filament extruder that’s practical for a hobbyist to use. It claims to reduce ABS filament costs dramactically. Related links: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/833191773/filastruder-a-robust-inexpensive-filament-extruder

    Apr 10, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • MakerBot Announces New Scanner

    MakerBot Announces New Scanner

    It’s SXSW  time again already, so it should come as no surprise that companies involved in the interactive space are rolling out press releases and product announcements designed to leverage the excitement of the moment. The most exciting, and interesting

    Mar 10, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 3D Printing PLA Filament in Fruity Colors

    3D Printing PLA Filament in Fruity Colors

    One of the design constraints facing artists and other creative types using 3D printing is the limited palette of available plastic filaments. Most sources of affordable filament tend to stick with primary (elementary school) colors like Red, Yellow, Blue, Green,

    Nov 29, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Techniques

  • Prototyping A Camera Mount

    Prototyping A Camera Mount

    3D printing makes it incredibly easy to crank out new parts on a whim. For example, I’m about to make the trek to California for RoboGames and want to use a Contour ROAM2 HD action camera to capture some of

    Apr 15, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • MakerBot Announces New Scanner

    MakerBot Announces New Scanner

    It’s SXSW  time again already, so it should come as no surprise that companies involved in the interactive space are rolling out press releases and product announcements designed to leverage the excitement of the moment. The most exciting, and interesting

    Mar 10, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Using MakerWare Software with Older Makerbot Printers (Video)

    Using MakerWare Software with Older Makerbot Printers (Video)

    It didn’t take long for Josef Prusa to figure out how to hack the new MakerWare software from MakerBot so that it could be used with earlier Makerbot printers like the Cupcake and Thing-o-matic. Surprisingly, Makerbot didn’t provide this functionality,

    Sep 22, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Other Recent Articles

  • 3D Print This Car – The Rear Axle

    3D Print This Car – The Rear Axle

    This 3D printing video was interesting: An update on the development of the suspension and drivetrain, also get a look at what is hopefully the final version of the rear axle. Via: http://ift.tt/1nYlUSN

    Mar 26, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 3D printed devices save baby’s life at University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital

    3D printed devices save baby’s life at University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital

    This 3D printing video was interesting: Devices created on a 3D printer saved 18 month old Garrett Peterson’s life by restoring his breathing. The splints were developed and manufactured at the University of Michigan, and surgically implanted at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. For more information, go to http://ift.tt/1gHOxKN. Via: http://ift.tt/1l169bC

    Mar 26, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • MX3D printing

    MX3D printing

    This 3D printing video was interesting: Introducing large scale multi axis 3D printing in metal! Via: http://ift.tt/1edg7hl

    Feb 25, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • faBrickation: Prototyping with 3D Printing and LEGO

    faBrickation: Prototyping with 3D Printing and LEGO

    This 3D printing video was interesting: Read More on Makezine.com: http://ift.tt/1eHbGzv http://ift.tt/1j1d2pR MAKE Digital Fabrication Editor Anna Kaziunas France meets up with Stefanie Mueller and Tobias Mohr of the Human Computer Interaction Lab at Hasso Plattner Institute for a live demonstration of their faBricator rapid prototyping software. It’s ideal for (really) rapid 3D printed prototyping [...]

    Feb 20, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • faBrickation: Prototyping with 3D Printing and LEGO

    faBrickation: Prototyping with 3D Printing and LEGO

    This 3D printing video was interesting: Read More on Makezine.com: http://ift.tt/1eHbGzv http://ift.tt/1j1d2pR MAKE Digital Fabrication Editor Anna Kaziunas France meets up with Stefanie Mueller and Tobias Mohr of the Human Computer Interaction Lab at Hasso Plattner Institute for a live demonstration of their faBricator rapid prototyping software. It’s ideal for (really) rapid 3D printed prototyping [...]

    Feb 20, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • InMoov prosthetic Hand 3D print

    InMoov prosthetic Hand 3D print

    This 3D printing video was interesting: Vid:27 This video is to show the new design of the InMoov Prosthetic 3D printed hand. I have worked on this hand since june 2013 in my spare time. This hand will be partly Open source with a Non commercial Licence. You can find more details: http://www.inmoov.fr http://ift.tt/LIIXcJ Thanks [...]

    Feb 17, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The New Rules of Robot/Human Society | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

    The New Rules of Robot/Human Society | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

    This 3D printing video was interesting: As technology speeds forward, humans are beginning to imagine the day when robots will fill the roles promised to us in science fiction. But what should we be thinking about TODAY, as robots like military and delivery drones become a real part of our society? How should robots be [...]

    Feb 14, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

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