Robotics startup Choitek has released a tutorial for building a full-size 3D printed humanoid robot named ASPIR. The robot, which consists of over 90 3D printed parts and costs roughly $2,500 to construct, is an ambitious project probably not intended …
For our third year in a row, 3Ders is bringing you its favorite 3D prints for the Halloween season. From costumes, to props, to awesome decorations, makers have gone above and beyond with designs for the year’s spookiest holiday. So whether you’ve got party plans already or just plan to dole out some candy to young ghouls and ghosts, we’ve got something for you to 3D print!
Tim Lindquist, an electrical engineering student at Iowa State University, has built a 3D printed Nintendo Switch with a Raspberry Pi computer. Unlike the real thing, the “Nintimdo RP” uses the RetroPie emulation platform, allowing gamers to play retro Nintendo games from years gone by.
With summer having quickly retreated to give way for a cool fall, we can’t imagine we’re the only ones who are starting to go into hibernation mode. Fortunately, we’ve got some great DIY 3D printing projects that will keep us busy over the the chilly autumn season. From a handy 3D printed spool for 3D pen users, to an adorable 3D printed JOY controller, to a voice-controlled lamp, there’s something for just about every maker on this list.
I’ve seen some pretty wacky things on the subway in my life, though I don’t think any come close to this. Chinese maker Naomi “SexyCyborg” Wu, known for her provocative 3D printed wearables, has built a 3D printer backpack which she wore while riding the subway!
With all the big industrial 3D printing news we’ve been seeing, it can sometimes be easy to overlook smaller, more grassroots 3D printing projects. Don’t worry though, because we’ve got some great 3D printing projects for you right here. If you’ve been looking for a fun way to spruce up your home or a cool gadget to play with, we highly suggest checking out these 3D printed designs.
Germany-based chemical engineer Britt Michelsen has made a 3D printed double pendulum fidget spinner that she says is extremely addictive to play with. The 3D printed spinner was a Runner Up in the Instructables Fidget Spinner Design Contest.
Tech lover Abhishek Singh has 3D printed a Polaroid camera that “prints out” GIFs. The amazing Raspberry Pi-powered “Instagif NextStep” ejects a small cartridge, equipped with a screen and another Pi, that can play a recorded GIF on loop for around 20 minutes.
3DSimon Sorensen, creator of the YouTube channel RCLifeOn, has uploaded a video tutorial for making 3D printed t-shirt designs. The maker uses NinjaFlex flexible filament to 3D print patterns directly onto cotton t-shirts.
WhiteClouds, the Utah-based cloud 3D printing specialist, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for an amazing set of 3D printed “Fractal Skulls.” The colorful skulls are designed with mind-bending, computer-generated fractal patterns, and finished with a glossy protective coating.