Before 3D printers, gears had to be carved or cast, so they were mostly reserved for their practical uses. Now people can print intricate gear toys, and that’s what Alexander Mound did.
3D scanning was once expensive even as a service. But now, desktop scanners like the Photon are bringing affordable, one-touch 3D scanning to your desktop.
Printing in high-quality resolution is extremely time consuming, but the 3D Refiner on Kickstarter can save hours of printing time by smoothing the layers of low-quality prints.
There aren’t too many 3D printers that can do dual extrusion, but they’re out there, so two-tone objects are on Thingiverse too.
The new J-Rev 3D printer debuts on Kickstarter, with a new concept: a collapsible Z-axis frame that collapses into a slim unit for portability.
The RigidBot 3D printer has such appeal with its large and affordable build volume that it reached its goal on the first day of its Kickstarter campaign.
Rugged, reliable, easy to use, plug and play. That’s what a 3D Printer has to provide if it’s going to be in someone’s living room or schoolhouse.
The successful DIY stereolithography printer called B9Creator is back on Kickstarter to divvy out some upgrades.