And the 3D printers keep churning out the most amazing things this week as well. We’ve got lamps, toothpick holders, some lovely prints and offset 3D printing.
3D Printables of the Week
Do you have a Space Princess in your family? Than this is just the 3D print for you. Or have a family of seven? This compact 3D printed holder for seven toothbrushes may be the toothbrush storage solution you’re looking for. No family yet? Print yourselves your own cactus family. The powerful combination of an Ikea timer and a 3D print lead to easy time lapses. Seeking another Ikea hack, turn your Lack table into a filament guide. What to add to your Lack table? A toothpick holder. Keroberos Sleeps on the Moon is the cutest 3D printed lamp I’ve ever seen.
3D Printing Patents of the Week
Did you know that Adobe has a patent from a few years ago to do offset 3D printing?
3D Printing Research of the Week
This paper deals with the, “The use of 3D biomaterial microarrays can, if optimized correctly, result in a more than 1000-fold reduction in biomaterials and cells consumption when engineering optimal materials combinations, which makes these miniaturized systems very attractive for tissue engineering and drug screening applications.“
Design your own food with your 3D printer.
Very useful overview paper on 3D printing in plastics.
3D Printing Images and Video of the week
Never Forget, Failure is always an option. What do we do with all those misprints?
What a little tweaking won’t do.
Did you know that there is now a wire print option in Cura? Using this in the slicer will let you make very interesting lightweight shapes and structures.