Lately there has been a rash of people on the 3D printing forums and Facebook groups complaining about their 3D printers in a way that makes me think their expectations are set too high. I don’t blame them entirely, the manufacturers are often setting these expectations with their “it just works” sales copy. Let’s set […]
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Is making expensive? Just lately I have had a few people imply I was wasting my money on all this electronics/3d printing shenanigans. But is it really any more expensive or wasteful as anything else? Obviously you can make it as expensive as you want, but does it need to be? And is it compared […]
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In part 3 of this series we share the best 3d printers for budget, beginners/class room, and prosumer to help you decide which 3d printer to buy.
Facebook has quickly become THE place to discuss 3D printing. Here are the best places for quality 3D printing discussion, getting help with your 3D printer problems, and making new friends:
In part 1 How to choose the right 3D printer for you I listed some questions that you need to consider before deciding which printer to purchase. Let’s go deeper into a couple of the priority decisions so you can narrow down the vast field of 3D printer choices and find your perfect match.
One of the most popular questions we get asked in the 3D printing community is which 3D printer to buy! There is a lot to consider in this decision and many, many printers to select from, so I put together some questions you need to answer if you are to make an informed 3D printer […]
Recently we had a lot of opportunities to demonstrate the laser engraver/cutter, and one issue came up repeatedly, and that was around the fact it produced “two dimensional” objects. Seems like a limitation, right? Wrong!
Halloween and making go together like pumpkin and spice, so it’s fun to see all the Halloween cosplay and decoration maker projects around. Fortunately for Protospace, a team effort headed by Nick and Doug has the main 3D printer back up fully operational. So what could you print?