Posts in Makerbot

From 3D Scanner to 3D Printer on Windows 8.1

By Gavin Gear

Ever since I saw the MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner at MakerBot world headquarters, I’ve been dying to give it a try! I’ve been having a lot of fun with tools like SolidWorks 2014 for design projects, but sometimes there’s… Read more

Design for 3D Printing with SolidWorks 2014

By Gavin Gear

Never before has it been so easy to turn an idea into a physical The intersection of powerful 3D modeling tools and new technologies like 3D printing has created new opportunities and have changed the way people think about design… Read more

CEO Bre Pettis on MakerBot and Windows 8.1

By Gavin Gear

MakerBot is a great example of the “American story”. Founder and CEO Bre Pettis took MakerBot from garage concept to a $400M+ company in just about four This story is amazing, inspiring, and hard to I’ve been curious to find… Read more

Microsoft @ Maker Faire 2013 NYC

By Gavin Gear

Maker Faire is an event that draws in a diverse community with one thing in common: a passion for making At Maker Faire you’ll see amazing inventions, artwork, DIY projects, robots, electronics projects and much At Maker Faire it’s hard… Read more

3D Printing Support in Windows 8.1 Explained

By Gavin Gear

It seems like everyone is talking about 3D printing these Every day there are amazing new stories of people using this technology to create cool new “things”, to solve difficult manufacturing issues, and even to advance scientific Systems Cube 2… Read more