Make A Real Teddy Bear In A Few Hours

Project_TeddyBear_Siggrapn14_teaser-1024x358[1] Researchers at Carnegie Mellon and Disney Research have created a 3D printer that can output a real, cuddly teddy bear in a few hours, thereby putting Santa’s elves out of business. The machine uses soft yarn and a needle to “felt” the object together by entangling the fibers as the object is built. A research paper by, Scott […]

The World’s First Carbon Fiber 3D Printer

carbonfiber ust in case you have $4,999 lying around and have a hankering to print in carbon fiber, the Mark One 3D printer is now available for pre-order. When first announced last month, the Mark One was going to be available to order in March, but today is your lucky day. Named aptly for its creator, Gregory Mark, […]

One Picture Of 3D-Printed Chicken Today

3d-printed-kentucky-fried-chicken-4-1[1] You like chicken. You like 3D printed stuff. Why not slam them together to make the ultimate in 3D printable model food? How does that sound? Cool, right? I thought so. So what’s going on here: some designers at iJet in Yokohama, Japan wanted to surprise the staff of Lifehacker. They grabbed a tasty KFC drumstick, scanned it […]

The BotObjects ProDesk3D Color 3D Printer

p1010037-3[1] The ProDesk3D by BotObjects has been one of the most controversial 3D printer products over the past few years. Built by a small firm in London and purported to print in full color – albeit only in bands of mixed color that appear in gradations along the length of the printed objects – pre-orders sold out quickly […]

Foodini Is A 3D Printer That Lets You Print Dishes With Fresh Ingredients

screen-shot-2014-03-27-at-2-58-01-pm[1] Foodini is a 3D printer for foodstuffs. Its Florida-based makers are hoping their time-saving device becomes as ubiquitous on kitchen countertops as the microwave oven has become. But instead of forcing people to rely on highly processed convenience food that’s larded with additives and unhealthy levels of salt, as microwave meals generally are, they want Foodini to get more people […]

CraftBot 3D Is Another Take On Making An Affordable, Accessible 3D Printer

screen-shot-2014-07-09-at-1-50-18-pm[1] You wait ages for an affordable 3D printer and then two come along at once… Yesterday we covered Mota 3D‘s Kickstarter campaign to raise $100,000 to get a fully featured, high-res RRP $600 3D printer to market. Today meet CraftBot 3D, whose makers are seeking $40,000 via Indiegogo to make an “easy to use affordable” 3D printer. How affordable? It starts at $399 for […]