Make a 3D Printed Replica of yourself with Doob

Have you ever wanted to have your own action figure? Maybe you have an ego big enough to give a mini version of yourself to your significant other? With Doob you simply get scanned in a “doob-licator” and a couple weeks later your your doob is delivered! They appear closed for Covid, but hopefully will reopen soon.

Practice Makes Perfect? Maybe you Should Use a 3D Printing Simulator?

Have you ever had a failed print? OK, it’s more like how often. Imagine if you could simulate a print in advance to see issues instead of wasting hours and material. Well with CNC Simulator Pro software this is now possible. When designing something new, complex and perhaps out of rare materials this could be a huge saver.

3D Printed Toy Train Track Adapters with TrainLab

TrainLab 3D Printed Track Adapter (pictures by Doug Mancosky)

My son is loves his toy trains, mostly used with his Thomas the Train toys. He has so many types of track, some wood and some plastic, but of the same “gauge” or width. However, there are many different types of connectors in the different iterations of track so you can’t link them together. TrainLab

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Get a 3D Printed Tardigrade Sculpture by Eric Ho at Shapeways

Have you ever heard of a tardigrade or “water bear” before?  These are some of the most resilient creatures on earth and nearly immortal.  According to National Geographic:

“Tardigrades can go up to 30 years without food or water. They can also live at temperatures as cold as absolute zero or above boiling, at pressures six times that of the ocean’s deepest trenches, and in the vacuum of space.”

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