Will It Break? Stress Testing 3D Printed Brackets IN THE NAME OF SCIENCE!

Will it break? That’s what Bill and I asked ourselves when trying to see how much downward force these 3d printed brackets could take. Turns out, some took A LOT. MH Build: http://3d.pn/mhbuild MH NylonX: http://3d.pn/nylonx MH Ryno: http://3d.pn/ryno Proto Pasta HTPLA: http://3d.pn/highfivebluemh Polyalchemy Elixir:…

Hands-On: Looking Glass Holographic Display

We go hands-on with The Looking Glass, the new display from a company that’s been experimenting with various forms of volumetric and lightfield imaging in pursuit of real-world holograms. Looking Glass Factory’s CEO Shawn Frayne explains how this new display works and how he sees…

DIY LED Throwies // Glowing Slime

3D printed a simple holder for coin cell batteries and make LED throwies that’s re-usable. Just pop in a coin cell and press fit them together. Build an LED throwie kit for your classroom or workshop. Resources & Learn Guide: https://learn.adafruit.com/led-glowing-slime/ 10mm LEDs https://www.adafruit.com/product/846 2032…

TapGlo Light-Up Ping Pong Table!

We play TapGlo, a custom-built ping pong table that’s like the intersection of table tennis and the videogame Breakout. The maker of this striking light-up table explains how TapGlo is able to detect where ping pong balls land, and how the panels light up and…

You should be watching John and Anthony on The Hot End

John and Anthony run a Youtube channel about 3D printing from Australia. That’s, like 3 times cool. https://www.youtube.com/thehotendchannel Tweets by thehotend Tweets by The_Hot_End Tweets by THTChannel Be sure to like, subscribe, share and enjoy. Buy the Beginner’s Guide to the 3D Printing Galaxy on…

Tested Mailbag: Mercury Spacesuit-Inspired Shoes

This week’s mailbag isn’t a mystery, and contains something that’s blowing our minds. Clothing review site Heddels collaborated with shoemaker PF Flyers to design a unique pair of sneakers inspired by the spacesuits worn by Mercury Mission astronauts. They’re honestly the coolest pair of shoes…

Giant LEGO Computer Console Model!

Sean shares one of his personal projects: a LEGO-inspired computer console that’s based off of the classic blue LEGO computer brick. He originally designed it to be purely 3D-printed, but has been experimenting with using laser cutting to replace some of its parts. Here are…