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My friend Dave recently approached me to ask for help putting together a K-2SO costume for the C2E2 convention in Chicago. He wanted me to help with the mechanical hands since he knew of my work with the e-NABLE Volunteer Community making free 3D printed prosthetic devices for people around the world. [...]

The post K-2SO Cosplay Project with 3D Printed Mechanical Hands appeared first on 3D Universe.

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Makers don’t get the credit they deserve. When it comes to innovation, history highlights the famous inventors, such as Thomas Edison and the Wright Brothers. What is rarely mentioned, though, is the time they spent [...]

The post How Today’s High-Tech Hobbyists Use 3D Printing appeared first on 3D Universe.

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Both commercial and fine artists are always exploring new mediums. Their reaction to 3D printing has been predictable. They are excited to experience and experiment with this relatively new medium. 3D printing is a remarkable [...]

The post 5 Ways Artists Use 3D Printing appeared first on 3D Universe.

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Imagine designing a piece of jewelry that really gets you excited. Most jewelry designers have had this experience. They know the feeling of elation from creating a piece that has that ‘it’ factor, and they [...]

The post 5 Ways 3D Printing is Revolutionizing Jewelry Making appeared first on 3D Universe.

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If you like to make things – whether it’s designing your own products, customizing existing products, or engraving objects with artwork – having a laser cutter at your disposal could significantly increase the range of [...]

The post Comparison of Desktop Laser Cutters appeared first on 3D Universe.

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3D printing has made tremendous strides ever since two Massachusetts professors used binder jetting to create a scale architectural model more than 20 years ago. Today, many industries, including medicine, automotive, fashion, and architecture, are [...]

The post How are Product Designers Using 3D Printing? appeared first on 3D Universe.

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Architects and other AEC professionals are increasingly using 3D printers to produce beautiful, physical, and highly-detailed architectural models. The experts can now showcase their ideas and impress their clients with tangible models that take into [...]

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The Mayku FormBox is an affordable desktop vacuum forming machine. It’s a great addition to any makerspace and opens up lots of creative project possibilities. As an example, we used our Mayku FormBox to create a [...]

The post Making a Custom Chocolate Mold with the Mayku FormBox appeared first on 3D Universe.

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The rapid advancements in desktop 3D printing technology have made it possible for manufacturing companies to start using 3D printers as a reliable tool in their manufacturing and production workflow.  Not long ago desktop 3D printers [...]

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Often, people have questions about how to get started with e‑NABLE. This guide provides an overview and some suggestions for those who want to get involved with this amazing community. [...]

The post Getting Started with the e-NABLE Volunteer Community appeared first on 3D Universe.

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