Category Archives: 3d Printing for hobbyists and DIY

This category is reserved for articles relating to the role of 3d printing in DIY and home hobbyists.

Post-Processing Techniques: Make a 3D Print Look Like Stone

Ever wonder how to make a 3D print look like stone? Try out this easy post-processing technique inspired by an ambitious grade school project. While designed to be a fun project for children, adult supervision is required to ensure safety when using 3D printers, sanding tools, and spray paint and primer. How to make a […]

Use 3D printing to upgrade your Thanksgiving dinner!

3D Printed Squirrel Napkin Ring

As you can imagine, Airwolf 3D has a LOT of printers continuously running at our facility. From all the final test prints that you find carefully bundled into every machine that leaves our warehouse, to loads of customer sample prints, we are constantly printing and making things. With the release of the new industrial AXIOM […]

Are your 3D-printed ABS parts not sticking to the bed?

Are your 3D-printed ABS parts not sticking to the bed

Are your parts made from ABS not sticking to the bed? In the world of 3D printing, ABS can be a very frustrating material to work with. Are you tired of trying to remove your parts and you end up either breaking your glass, the PET film or the parts themselves? Or maybe your parts […]

My First Design in Fusion 360: Airwolf 3D Tool Caddy

First Design in Fusion 360

Hello, my name is Florence Castellanos. I became an Airwolf 3D employee in April of 2015. Before working here, I didn’t know anything about 3D printing or design. I became intrigued when I saw all the incredible possibilities that 3D printing offers. I decided to give Fusion 360 a shot. It is definitely more sophisticated […]

3D Scanning Bones and Artifacts

3D Scanning Mammoth Bone

Airwolf 3D Creative Director Tyler Caros shares his latest project and offers up tips for 3D scanning objects on a budget and preparing them for 3D printing. Why use 3D scanning for 3D printing? 3D scanning and 3D printing really go hand in hand. There are many ways to create 3D models, but using 3D […]