Good Ideas Go Live

Walt Disney was one of the greatest American storytellers and a remarkable animator, who had a way of bringing his ideas to life. He said, “If you can dream it, you can do it.” In many ways, Chris Kopack, owner of Parts Oven located in Paso Robles, California, incorporates Disney’s saying but makes it his…

Spyder Bytes: American 3D Printing

“Take Chances, Make Mistakes, Get Messy!” is the phrase that Ms. Frizzle would say to her class before taking a field trip. This eccentric teacher was a cartoon character featured on the popular 90’s animated television series “The Magic School Bus”. The series was about a teacher named Ms. Frizzle who had innovative ways of…

“The first human to live on Mars might not be astronauts, but farmers.” Source: NASA

Meet 3Dponics

The first-ever Farming, Science and 3D Printing Mash-up   “Spyder 3D World is all about joining communities,” explains Joe Bloomfield, CEO of the online community. “Small businesses have the power to share ideas, make things better by working together, and this collaboration with 3Dponics is a perfect example of how 3D printing enthusiasts are making…

Spyder 3D World Lab

3Dponics System Design Mods

Spyder 3D World Engineers Collaborate With 3Dponics Enthused by the opportunity to collaborate with such a cutting-edge project, the engineers at Spyder 3D World printed each of the 3Dponics files and made note of possible design improvements. The resulting design improvements were submitted to the crew at 3Dponics and are available for download exclusively here…

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Fiber Bridging Techniques by Mark Leonard

One of the coolest parts of the 3D community is the open source sharing that goes on every day. So it was no surprise when Mark Leonard approached us to share the fiber bridging techniques he perfected after years of trial and error. Mark is a designer for Aztec Scenic Design, an ultra creative design…