The MakerBot Desktop 3D Scanner


MakerBot, the well known manufacturer of 3D Printers for the hobbyist marketplace, today announced its’ latest product: The MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner

The size of a portable 45rpm record player (remember those!) this device will allow the user to scan a small object and then send the files to a MakerBot Replicator 3D printer. All in one easy workflow. Continue Reading

The 10 Commandments of 3D Printing

3D Printing really came of age in 2013. Even as I write this article Maplins, a major UK high street store, has now announced it will start selling a budget 3D printer soon and has completely sold out of its pre-order stock.

Here at we thought it would be interesting to purchase a 3D printer and explore its printing capabilities. So we took delivery of the hugely popular MakerBot Replicator 2 and have been testing ever since! Continue Reading