Fans of FDM 3D printing who wish to minimise or eliminate warping and shrinking can think of getting a 3D printer enclosure. Such a printer cabinet offers many advantages, but it does not suit everyone. Therefore, you must know all the pros and cons.
Years ago, it was impossible even to imagine a 3D printed Lamborghini, and today it is the reality! The automotive 3D printing experience wows and amazes with all possible vehicle models, 3D printed car parts and wheels. Hobbyists also rejoice because they can use highly detailed 3D models to turn into fantastic 3D printed cars.
The fantastic Middle-earth world created by Tolkien has long gone beyond the pages of books and screen scenes. Today, every LOTR fan can recreate their favourite fictional scenes in the backyard using a 3D printer. Annie Moberg, for example, 3D printed Lord of the Rings action figures, Hobbit miniatures and statues to exhibit in her driveway in Sweden. The impressive diorama with cool 3D prints attracts much attention. It can be visited by you even if you live in another corner of the world.
Not only kids dream about adding a Star Wars AT-AT Walker toy to their collection. Adults who love the franchise also collect articulated figures. But they often prefer 3D printing action figures rather than purchasing a factory piece, just like Tom Anton did. This hobbyist 3D printed articulated action figure of AT-AT Walker, impressively painted this 3D print and applied fantastic Star Wars crafts skills to recreate the explosion inside the model.
Back to the Future films of 1985, 1989 and 1990 became an international phenomenon and favourite movies of several generations. The fantastic invention of the eccentric scientist Emmett “Doc” Brown, a DeLorean car turned into a time machine, can be a part of your 3D printed collection. Hobbyist Carlos Diaz worked hard for approximately nine months on his printed and painted DeLorean 3D model. His masterpiece can now wow everyone and motivate you to start the same 3D printing project.
Fans of kaiju films rank Godzilla as the number 1 most iconic monster ever created. This big sea monster can be a part of your 3D printed collection if you also love kaiju characters, watched numerous Godzilla movies and enjoy the 3D printing hobby. A talented Gambody enthusiast, Kenny Kurtz, has already made a realistic 3D printed bust of Godzilla 2000 with LED lights. And he is happy to share his unique experience with anyone interested in painting 3D prints.
Gambody presented Fun Masks to brighten up your spirits and cheer you up during the quarantine and self-isolation. We are happy to see that many 3D printing hobbyists and creators enjoyed this idea a lot. April trends are mainly represented by a stylish 3D printed mask collection, although it is also popular to 3D print figurines as seen in the Gambody Facebook community.
It is difficult to find a man who would not respect weapons and would not be interested in military affairs. What can please the eye of a true man if not a 3D printed tank model which combines the unrestrained power, war beauty and deadly grace?
3D printing crafters are very talented, hardworking, and patient people who are in love with their hobby. They spend many hours producing impressive 3D prints, and peering into their projects and lifestyle can inspire you. Joe Broggio is one of the crafters who enjoy 3D printing. We are happy to share our interview with this talented American enthusiast and show you some fantastic photographs of his 3D printed Godzilla figure and other works.
The best thing about 3D printing is that it has no limit. It allows you to create things you never thought would be possible to create some 10 years ago. Now, 3D printing has infiltrated in many sectors of our life and industry. And one of the best things is that DIY-ers can truly benefit from it.
When we talk about additive manufacturing many of us think about the advantages 3D printing at home has for us, as simple consumers. In theory, 3D printing offers the possibility to print almost everything we want. From office supplies to, home décor items, to toys and even shoes, 3D printing could just be the revolution many of us waited for so long.
With the advancement of 3D technology during the recent years, it is no surprise that it has invaded our day-to-day life, bringing new possibilities for 3D printing for fun of hobby and scale models. The inventiveness of 3D designers and simple enthusiasts is unlimited when it comes to using 3D technology to give shape to interesting and inventive objects.