A week ago, a Fuel-3D Scanify 3D scanner unexpectedly appeared in my office. I didn’t touch it until last Saturday, unsure if I wanted to be disappointed by another 3D product that promises big, but in the end delivers very little. I remember thinking while staring at the ridiculously large box they chose to ship the […]
When is a soldering iron not a soldering iron? When it can make your 3D prints not suck. You know an industry has arrived when it creates a market demand, not for more of itself, but of products to eliminate the hassles faced by everyone who has bought into that industry. Welcome, Retouch 3D. The […]
So, today on “3D’ing for Dollars”, I bring you the Venus of Willendorf, compliments of my wife’s brother who passed many years ago. He was an artist and his work with textures was quite breathtaking. He also created this tiny Venus of Willendorf for my wife and well, I thought it might be nice to make […]
I think it’s important to help people understand the difference between the 3D printing hype versus the reality. Even though Makerbot sells something called a “Replicator”, this is not Star Trek and no, you cannot just wish for something cool to appear and have it show up on your home consumer based 3D printer five […]
Is there anything worse than that new blog smell? You know, the smell of emptiness, like there should be something, but there just isn’t?