3D Printing Tutorials, Contests & Downloads

How to generate a 3D printable mold for an object!

How to generate a 3D printable mold for an object!

We were lucky enough to have Dan Steele write a post on generating a 3D printed mold for an object! He has done quite a few of these, and you can download his molds from Pinshape. But if you want to create your own, read on for Dan’s tutorial! 

Timelapse Tuesdays: Boneheads – Raven Skull

Timelapse Tuesdays: Boneheads – Raven Skull

Hey guys,

It’s Pinshape’s Timelapse Tuesdays, where our staff chooses a 3D printing design to bring to life. Check out our print of a Raven Skull from the Boneheads series of designs! 

The new cloud-based streaming has arrived!

The new cloud-based streaming has arrived!

3D Printing Trends: What Sells?

3D Printing Trends: What Sells?

Here at Pinshape, we’ve been growing like crazy, and without a doubt, one of the most common questions we get asked by the community is “What’s selling?”. Well, our 3D Printing Trends report has the answer! Take a look into the 3D printing industry!

Pinshape Support-Free Design Contest!

Pinshape Support-Free Design Contest!

Pinshape Support-Free Design Contest: Make Your Great Designs Easy to Print!

Featured Designer of the Month: Jim Rodda (Zheng3)!

Featured Designer of the Month: Jim Rodda (Zheng3)!

We sat down with Jim Rodda, AKA Zheng3 to talk about 3D printing medieval designs, Kickstarters, and designing for FDM printers!
 
Contest Winners: ELLE Jewelry Design Contest!

Contest Winners: ELLE Jewelry Design Contest!

Celebrate Earth Day with these 3D Prints!

Celebrate Earth Day with these 3D Prints!

Earth Day is here, and that means letting your green thumb fly free! Here are some great 3D prints that will help you give back to the earth and start planting.

Meet our PinshapeU Scholarship winner George Hahn!

Meet our PinshapeU Scholarship winner George Hahn!

We would like to thank all of the amazing applicants for our PinshapeU Scholarship. The decision to determine the winner was not an easy one, but we’re proud to announce the winning applicant as George Hahn! 

Guest Post: Advising Pinshape

Guest Post: Advising Pinshape

Our advisor, John Biehler, talks about his connection to 3D printing and why he chose to advise Pinshape!

We want to see your Prints (Contest on Now)!

We want to see your Prints (Contest on Now)!

Why is ELLE Jewelry launching a design contest on Pinshape?

Why is ELLE Jewelry launching a design contest on Pinshape?