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Slick Trick Adds Much-Needed Shine to 3-D Printed Parts

This is a really cool trick that has been developed to give printed models a nice glossy finish as opposed to the rough layered texture the printing gives.

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Maker Mom Builds Cookie-Cutter Empire With 3-D Printers

Athey Moravetz is doing some tasty work with her 3-D printers. The video game designer has worked on Playstations games like Resistance Retribution and Uncharted Golden Abyss. She's also a self described "jack-of-all-trades," skilled with 3-D modeling tools like Maya, and knows how to design compelling characters with them.

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However, thanks to 3D printing, we have seen several very unique looking shower heads pop up on websites like Thingiverse and Shapeways. One designer, JMSchwartz11, took the original T-Rex head, and turned it into a brilliant shower head design. This will fit any standard 1/2″ shower head pipe, and should hold up nicely. Just be sure to warn your guests before they step into the shower!

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Airtight Dry Box for 3D Printer Filament

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20 Amazing Creations You Can Make With 3D Printing

3-D coffee cups. These are espresso coffee cups printed out of Glazed Ceramics. The printing process takes almost a full day, and the One Cup a Day project aims to design and create 30 unique cups in 30 days. You can purchase their creations from this website where prices range from $36 to $77.

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Mortal Coil, A 3D-Printed Skull That is Coiled Like a Slinky

““For in that sleep of death what dreams may come When we have shuffled off this mortal coil” ” Digital sculptor Ryan Kittleson turned the poetry of Shakespeare into an awesome skull-shaped slinky....

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9 Apps To Easily Make 3D Printable Objects

One of the problems with printing is getting a hold of things to print. You can of course download pre-made objects from a variety of places like Thingiverse; but if you want something unique and made by you, that's where things get a little difficult.

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