Emerging 3D printers prove useful to users of all ages

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The star of new printing methods, of course, is the MakerBot 3D printer. Any community member can create a design using the free design program SketchUp and then watch it become a solid object using the printer. The library has since been able to acquire a second printer to […]

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Modeling with SketchUp for 3D Printing

Modeling with SketchUp for 3D Printing – $24.95

This book contains step-by-step projects that show how to design and print dozens of different models you can then create in any 3D printer. From downloading and modifying ready-made models to creating your own simple and intricate models, this book demonstrates tools, techniques, and essential plugins that […]

Rick Baker 3D Prints, Paints Popeye

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Baker persevered. “I do makeup effects, but I like learning new things,” he says. Before long, he started making figures that met his high standards. The piece he’s spent the most time on is a 3D print of his wizened Popeye; his digital rendering of the sailor man has become […]

MakerBot Replicator 2

MakerBot Replicator 2 3-D Printer $2,199.00

With a resolution capability of 100 microns and a massive 410-cubic-inch build volume, the MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer is the company’s easiest, fastest, and most affordable tool yet for making professional-quality models. Designed for the desktop of an engineer, researcher, creative professional, or anyone who loves to […]