He was a software guy, not a machinist. Not yet, anyway. But one afternoon at auction, he got into a spirited bidding war on a machine. $250 later he had his very own vintage micro-lathe. It was exactly what he needed to enable him to begin making a real difference in the dawning desktop 3D printer movement.
This week, we're loving these M2 ornaments our intern, Anthony, printed for all of our staff. Thanks Hank Dietz for the brilliant design! To print your own, click on this post to download the free .stl file.
“Here's a great example of a product created from scratch. From concept to design to prototype to production to packaging to marketing to store."
- Paul Higashi, Epic Junx founder
Headed to the pumpkin patch this weekend? Just in time for Halloween, we're sharing over twenty free designs for you to print your own Mr. and Mrs. Pumpkinhead. Complement your carving skills or just skip the carving entirely by printing facial features for your pumpkins this year!
It’s no secret that we’re passionate about leveraging 3D printing as a tool to transform education. When we learned that the Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC) wanted to enhance their summer program offerings with 3D printing, we jumped at the opportunity to collaborate.
One of the things that excites us most about 3D printing, is the potential to solve real world problems in real time. This week MakerGear joined with The Veale Foundation for their first annual Veale Startup Week held at Gilmour Academy.