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.

3D design contest for medical tools in Africa

3D design contest for medical tools in Africa
Help save lives in Africa by creating an open source app for 3D printers to use to make medical tools and supplies.Read more

Getting started with my new LulzBot Mini 3D printer

Getting started with my new LulzBot Mini 3D printer
A story of a beginner's first experience with his new LulzBot Mini 3D printer, an open hardware printer that supports a full open source programming...Read more

Top open source creative tools in 2016

Top 34 open source creative tools in 2016
We look at open source creative tools for artists, graphic and fashion designers, musicians, videographers, photographers, and hobbyists.Read more

Using Blender and Python to 3D print a dress

Using Blender and Python to 3D print a dress
During the opening ceremony at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, snowboarder Amy Purdy wearing a 3D printed dress made using Blender and Python.Read more

Top open innovations in 3D printing

Top open innovations in 3D printing
Open source continues to drive rapid innovation in the 3D printing industry. Tom Callaway rounds up his favorite open source 3D printing innovations...Read more

Growing the Duke University eNable chapter

Growing the Duke University eNable chapter
The Duke University eNable chapter is a student-run organization that connects amputees with 3D printed prosthetic devices.Read more

10 holiday gift ideas for open source enthusiasts

10 holiday gift ideas for open source enthusiasts
Kick off the holiday shopping season by checking out these 10 great gifts for open source enthusiasts.Read more

Five 3D printing projects for Halloween

Five 3D printing projects for Halloween
Learn how to make these five 3D printed Halloween decorations that show varied printing techniques.Read more