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3D Printing

The Best 3D Printing IKEA Hacks

I have a confession to make. I have a bit of an obsession with inexpensive, flatpacked, self-assembly furnishings manufacturer IKEA. And only part of it is the nonsensical Scandinavian names of their products, which I’m convinced are actually dirty words in Swedish.

Another Mini 3D Printer Option: The B-Creative 3D Printer

The B-Creative meets the basic requirements of a small format desktop 3D printer: moderate to small build volume and relatively low cost. It’s build volume is somewhat on the high side for a mini 3D printer at 160 x 180 x 160mm. And for cost, the unit can be ordered at only USD$599. But the B-Creative seems to have a few more interesting features beyond just the basics. This unit includes a color touch screen, conveniently located at the top of the machine, unlike some other screens where you almost have to bend over to use them...Read More....