Lithophanes: An Introduction for 3D Printing

Photographs are an amazing way to capture a moment in time in your life to hold as a keepsake for generations. One plus of the modern digital photo era is the sheer quantity of photos …

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drying filament

Why Drying Filament Matters (And How to Do it)

There are a number of different reasons why it is important to dry filament during 3D printing. One of the most important reasons is that you can improve your print quality by drying filament. It’s possible that you …

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Best Glow in the Dark Filament

Best Glow in the Dark Filament

Glow in the dark filaments are a great way to jazz up a 3D printing project. I have personally used them in my projects, though only after doing plenty of research to find the best glow …

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Filling 3D Prints with Epoxy

Filling 3D Prints With Epoxy? Read This First

Although 3D printers open up a world of possibilities for artists and craftspeople, they do have one significant limitation – heavy loads. Yes, you can print virtually any shape or design you want, but it …

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TPU vs TPE filament guide

TPU vs. TPE Printing: Head-to-Head Comparison

If you’ve ever found yourself debating the relative merits of TPU vs. TPE printing for your next project, you’ll no doubt appreciate what an uphill battle it can sometimes seem to be when it comes …

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Esun vs Hatchbox 3D Filaments

Esun vs Hatchbox: Filament Comparison

Spend any amount of time talking to your fellow makers about the best filaments to use for 3D printing, and it won’t be long before the age-old Esun vs Hatchbox debate rears its head. On …

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Your Guide to PLA vs ABS in 3D Printing  

When it comes to 3D printing, the material you use matters. While the type of printer can make a huge difference, the material will make the piece look and feel great. PLA and ABS plastic …

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Hemp Filament Guide

A Basic Guide to Hemp Filament

I was surprised to see 3D printed products made from hemp filament in a popular online marketplace, so I took it upon myself to learn more. What is hemp filament? Hemp filament is a 3D printing material that is …

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Best Nylon Filament

Best Nylon Filament for 3D Printing

Choosing the right filament for your project can leave you scratching your head and questioning the different options. Deciding on which material to use when you need to print is just the first decision you …

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FFF vs FDM: Is there any difference?

Whenever you engage in 3D printing, you most likely have come across the terms FFF vs FDM. Many people tend to utilize the terms interchangeably, which may leave you wondering why the technology has two names. …

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