Make:’s Digital Fabrication Shootout

Make magazine not only provides amazing geeky projects, it also takes a lot of time to provide great information about products.  Recently they conducted their Digital Fabrication Shootout.  This is their fourth year doing this, and this year they expanded their shootout from 3D Printers into the areas of CNC mills, laser cutters, and vinyl […]

Preparing your Print Bed for PLA

Print beds come in many different sizes, are made of different materials, and are used for printing with different materials.  When you first get started in 3D printing, you will probably start off printing with PLA.  PLA is a thermoplastic created from processing plant products such as corn.  More on PLA and ABS in future […]