3D Printers in Space! Is that a MakerBot?

MADE IN SPACE (madeinspace.us) is a new company exploring additive manufacturing (3D Printing) to produce components for the aerospace industry. They also tested at least three 3D printers on multiple zero-gravity flights provided by NASA’s Flight Opportunities...

In the News: The Latest in 3D Printing

August 5th, 2011: This is a decent article that gives an overview of 3D printing today. I am seeing a slow steady stream of bloggers write these type of pieces. This one is better than most and gives a broad overview. The Latest in 3D Printing: The Era of Downloadable...

3D Printer Throwdown: Ultimaker Challenges MakerBot

3D printers are really reaching their stride. 2011 may be remembered as the year that 3D printing went mainstream. A great article in MAKE Magazine (I subscribe and so should you) describes a new printer and new business: the Ultimaker. We pit the two against each...

Herringbone to Pick

I saw Forrest Higgs print a bunch of herringbone gears when we were exhibiting at a science fair in San Francisco a while back.  I was printing smaller, less cool stuff.  I swore I would, one day, print my own… and finally got around to it.  (more pictures after...