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Everyone that owns a 3d printer has his vices. We print out those random things we find online and we print a lot of them. For some, it's little figures like the Marvin or MakerBot. For others Props of all shapes and sizes. For me, it's workbench tools. I just can't get enough of them. I don't think I can print something better than I can buy but in some cases, I have found things to print that fit my needs better than something I could buy. In most cases, though I just print them because…

7 3D Printable Tools worth adding to your Workbench.

I needed a way of cutting heat shrink tube into repeatable short lengths. It also needed to be safe and not have any exposed blades.

Tessa’s Weekly Picks – 3D Printed Tools for your Workbench

Tessa’s Weekly Picks – 3D Printed Tools for your Workbench

Tessa’s Weekly Picks – Printed Tools for your Workbench. Each Tessa’s weekly picks is a curation of printed designs, based on a chosen theme.

Michael Graham, 27, an engineer from Portland, Oregon, has designed an ultrasonic 3D print polisher, sharing the building process on Instructables. The Automated Ultrasonic Misting 3D Print Polisher PRO uses acetone vapor to apply a professional polish to ABS 3D printed parts.

building process on Instructables. The Automated Ultrasonic Misting Print Polisher PRO uses acetone vapor to apply a professional polish to ABS printed parts.

While we all know the best business cards are printed on bone paper with lettering in Silian Rail, the second best business cards are the ones you roll yourself right in front of your intended reci…

Roll your own business cards with this 3D

Hero Complex Props 3D Prints an Amazing Compound Bow from the ‘Thief’ Video Game Series http://3dprint.com/74605/thief-video-game-bow-3d-print/

Hero Complex Props Prints an Amazing Compound Bow from the 'Thief' Video Game Series

How to Make a Seamless Captive Nut in a 3D Printed Part

Make a Seamless Captive Nut in a 3D Printed Part

Make a very serviceable gas torch using a few simple plumbing parts.

Assemble a HHO Mini Torch From Plumbing Parts

Creating a large scale printer from a smaller 3d printer. Maybe in the future I will be able to 3d print my own kayak.

How to Create a Large 3D Printer Using a Smaller 3D Printer - "Project Locus"

Creating a large scale printer from a smaller printer. Maybe in the future I will be able to print my own kayak.

3D printing enables versatile, innovative, tools and aids for every aspect and period in our lives. Here are 5 examples plus a bonus.

What a Tool! 5 3D Printed Tools and Aids

printing enables versatile, innovative, tools and aids for every aspect and period in our lives. Here are 5 examples plus a bonus.

Giving 3D printed parts a shiny smooth finish

Giving 3D printed parts a shiny smooth finish

No matter how good a printer gets, you're always going to have visible print layers. Even with very high-quality prints with layer height, getting a shiny and smooth finish of injection m.

Everyone that owns a 3d printer has his vices. We print out those random things we find online and we print a lot of them. For some, it's little figures ...

7 3D Printable Tools worth adding to your Workbench.

Solder Cable Holder - Homemade holder intended to facilitate the process of splicing cables and wires. Printed from ABS plastic.

Smooth PLA 3D printed parts. Using tetrahydrofuran, or THF, as a solvent for PLA. suspend the print in a glass container, pour in a tiny amount of the solvent, and (gently) heat it. The evaporated solvent will smooth all the ridges out of the print, leaving a shiny and smooth surface. You can, of course, hand polish it by dedicating a lint-free cloth and a pair of gloves to the task.

Smoothing PLA printed parts

Smooth PLA 3D printed parts. Using tetrahydrofuran, or THF, as a solvent for PLA. suspend the print in a glass container, pour in a tiny amount of the solvent, and (gently) heat it. The evaporated solvent will smooth all the ridges out of the print, leaving a shiny and smooth surface. You can, of course, hand polish it by dedicating a lint-free cloth and a pair of gloves to the task.

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