A Thanksgiving Pig Out

We live in a busy world that it is often difficult to slow down and say a simple “thank you” as a sign of appreciate to others. Society today is too caught up with what the latest trends are that we neglect to remember the people in our lives who matter the most. Thinking about…

What Big Eyes You Have

Are you struggling to figure out what to be for Halloween? Well look no further. Feast your eyes on these unique steampunk goggles. A Sehome High School mentor, Jeffrey Kerr, from Bellingham, Washington, made these unique googles as a remix from a model that was created by 3D designer, Emmett Lalish. Kerr was fascinated by…

Making the Impossible Possible

Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education are on a rise that is providing hands on experience to students. Students are not just learning what they read in their textbooks, but are learning to apply critical thinking and innovative ideas. One major organization that supports this form of education is FIRST. It stands for inspiration…

Capture the Moment

Have you ever pondered this question? When a horse is trotting, do all four of its hooves leave the ground at the same time? The question above left former Governor of California, Leland Stanford and his friends curious as to what the answer was. Though Stanford’s friends thought that a trotting horse has at least…

From Father to Sons

Although the holiday season is over, we reminisce about our favorite most memorable moments. David Hart, a published author and Senior Principle Consultant for a Telecommunications company, shares his passion for building and curiosity of 3D printing to his sons. “I’ve always liked figuring out how things worked. I used to take electric motors out of…

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Let M’ Roll

Even though marble machines are things from the past, it is still a toy that many people young and old enjoy. Imagine what it was like when you got your first marble machine kit. You couldn’t wait to open the box and put it together as fast as you could. Once you’ve attached all the…

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Pricing 3D Printable Models

By Noah Hornberger Is there a logical method for pricing your 3D printable designs? There are tens of thousands of free 3D models available online, which makes it difficult to figure out how to get compensation for your work without alienating prospective buyers. I’ll share my pricing strategy and thought process with you – and…