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How to 3D Print a Doll of Yourself (7 Steps)

Everybody loves to take pictures but it is a lot more fascinating to have a 3D printed doll of yourself. This could be a model of your whole body or just a 3D selfie of your face. 3D Scanning and photogrammetry are the best methods for creating a digital model and then 3D printing it….

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Best Ender 3 Retraction Settings

Stringing on parts coming from an Ender 3 can be a really annoying defect. Those little wisps of plastic can ruin the print’s surface and increase post-processing time.  The good news is that you can solve this issue by correctly calibrating your Ender 3’s Retraction settings. The best Retraction Settings for an Ender 3 is…

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How to Scale a 3D Printed Helmet or Mask (8 Steps)

Scaling is essential for a perfect fit if you want to make custom-fit helmets or masks for cosplay, Halloween, or fun. That is why I wrote this step-by-step guide to walk you through scaling 3D-printed helmets or masks. To scale a 3D printed helmet or mask, download its 3D model and Cosplay Calipers from Thingiverse….

How to 3D Print a Face From a Photo or Picture (6 Steps)

3D printing is a remarkable art that can enable you to turn an ordinary photo into a three-dimensional masterpiece. Imagine having your face, or that of a loved one, preserved in a 3D printed piece. That is why I wrote this article to take you through the process of 3D printing a face from a…

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How to 3D Scan Using an iPhone – 3D Printing (6 Steps)

Newer iPhone models have made it possible to 3D scan everyday objects and convert them to digital images you can bring to life through 3D printing. But how can you do it? I wrote this article to walk you through 3D scanning using your iPhone. To 3D scan using an iPhone, install a 3D scanning…

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4 Ways How to Smooth PLA 3D Prints with Ease

A lot of 3D printing hobbyists wonder how to smooth PLA with ease so that their prints end up looking the best possible. That’s why I decided to write this article, to teach people how to smooth PLA 3D prints with ease. To smooth PLA 3D prints with ease, you can either sand your model,…

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How to Make Articulated 3D Prints – Design (4 Steps)

Making articulated prints is a perfect way to sharpen your 3D printing skills, whether you’re a seasoned expert or a beginner. Many people think that it is reserved for skilled users only. However, that is not true. That is why I wrote this article to guide you through the process. To make articulated 3D prints,…

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How to Smooth 3D Prints with Acetone – ABS Filament

One common challenge that users face is achieving a smooth, professional finish on your 3D prints. While acetone can be a valuable tool, many people don’t know how to use it. That’s why I wrote this article, to teach people how to smooth 3D prints with acetone. To smooth 3D prints with acetone, you can…

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3 Ways How to Start a 3D Print At a Certain Layer

Starting a 3D print at a certain layer can enable you to fix issues with your print, add components to your print, or create designs with different materials or colors. That is why I decided to explore the various methods to start a 3D print at a certain layer. To start a 3D print at…