3D printing

Our articles on 3D printing bring you new projects to try and stories about how this new technology is changing life from healthcare, to business, and more.

Giving proper credit to designers in 3D printing

Giving proper credit to designers in 3D printing
Many 3D printed objects are shared under Creative Commons licenses that require attribution be given to the designer, but there are no established...Read more

´╗┐Professional media production with Linux and free, open source software

Learn about project management tools the Dototot team considers fundamental to professional media production, and find out what's in their FOSS...Read more

Creating 3D models for printing with Blender: Advanced tips

Project Gooseberry surprised sheep character
Part 3 in our series on getting started with 3D printing in Blender looks at advanced tips, including metaball objects, joining objects with the...Read more

Making and preparing 3D models for printing with Blender

Making and preparing 3D models for printing with Blender
In the second part in our series on 3D printing with Blender, Jason van Gumster examines the process for making models and preparing them for...Read more

How to get started with 3D printing in Blender

Opensource.com 3D printed coin
We explain how to get started using Blender to bring your 3D designs to life with a 3D printer.Read more

Low-cost robotic hands for amputees around the world

open source prosthetic hand for the masses
OpenBionics' 25-year-old CEO Joel Gibbard wants to make low-cost robotic hands for everyone.Read more

5 favorite 3D printing projects of 2015

2015 Yearbook
Aleph Objects' Harris Kenny shows us some of the year's biggest 3D printing developments and projects.Read more

Using Blender to prepare for orthopedic surgeries

Vasily Shishkin shares why and how he uses Blender and 3D printing to help prepare for orthopedic surgeries.Read more