Tag: 3D printing

  • Ultimaker S5: A Review

    Now I may not be the most savvy when it comes to dual extrusion, as this is my first ever dual extrusion printer! I’ve found the S5 to be interesting, challenging and fun all at the same time. The interesting parts: a touch screen in the front allows for visual model previews, when you are […]

  • 3D Printing for Purposes of Photography and Art

    This article just came out and it shows how innovation can start from the ground up – student Paul Kohlhaussen reverse engineered three expensive film cameras (we’re talking $2,500 – $4,000) to create his own wide-angle film camera. See his personal website for some additional examples of what is possible with this camera. Part of […]

  • Industry Shifts and 3D Printing is Called Out

    One of the big news stories of the week has been what has been going on at Ford Motor Company, a shift in leadership with the change of CEO that many are asking lots of questions about. Called out in the press release announcing Jim Hackett as the new CEO of Ford Motor Companies, is […]

  • Fidgit Spinners, 3D Printing and Science

    Folks often ask me about the usefulness of 3D printing in terms of learning. One of the major projects that occurs on campus is students producing a 3D model of themselves altered in someway thanks to ReMake & Meshmixer. In terms of other easy projects – in order to recruit students for our open Student […]

  • A Student Experience – Building a Headphone Amplifier

    One of our makers on campus, Jess, has spent a bit of time over the semester working on a homemade (or dormmade I should say) headphone amplifier (complete with 3D printed parts). I asked Jess about his process and how other students might be able to replicate his awesome project. Have you built audio components […]