3D printing

Explore the world of open source and 3D printing tools and resources.

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

Open ethos powers Aleph Objects' success

Open hardware words in neon
Aleph Objects, Inc. makers of the LulzBotĀ® 3D printer, cite Free/Libre/Open Source principles as one of the key reasons for its success.Read more

EU funds supercomputer, Google aids refugees, and more news

Open source news October 24 - 30
In this week's edition of the open source news roundup, we take a look at the European Commission funding a supercomputer, Google aiding refugees,...Read more