As the lead editor for 3D Printer World, Mike tracks industry news and developments across a broad range of topics. He is an IT professional and analyst, software developer, 3D modeler and 3D printing enthusiast.  Prior to launching 3D Printer World, Mike was an IT consultant and before that, the Technical Director of Virgo Publishing, LLC, a magazine publisher and events company.



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Carl Bass Discloses Autodesk's Hardware Plans

"Mom, is it okay if I have a friend over for supper?" "Sure, dear. What is your friend's name?" "His name is Leviathan and he is very hungry." Such was the conversation I imagined...

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Othermill CNC Milling Machine on Kickstarter

San Francisco-based Otherfab has launched the Othermill on Kickstarter and it is close to reaching its $50,000 funding goal in just one day. It isn't a 3D printer, because it fabricates by cutting instead of adding, but it might be the...

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Ez3D Tabs USCutter as Exclusive Distributor of Phoenix 3D Printer

USCutter, a leading reseller of 3D printers and national distributor of equipment and supplies for the sign-making, vehicle and garment customization industries, has announced that it is... [read more]

Shapeways Offers Elasto Plastic

Shapeways is offering an experimental rubbery material called Elasto Plastic. It is referred to as 'Maker Only,' because it can only be ordered for models customers upload.

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The Retouch3D Finishing Tool

We typically don't write about crowdfunding projects for reasons outlined last year, but this novel idea is genuinely useful and warrants an exception. The Retouch3D is a finishing... [read more]