Grant Provides New Makerbot 3D Printer

Grant Provides New Makerbot 3D Printer

← VHS to DVD Fall Food for Fines → We are very interested in 3D technology and feel it plays an integral part with the Library’s role in our community – that of a place where innovation is sought and made available to the public for experimentation and...
Journey to the Center of a 3D Printer

Journey to the Center of a 3D Printer

As many library goers know, we have offered 3D printing services for about 10 months. During this time we have had dozens of prints and have spent a lot of time experimenting with using a 3D printer. Therefore it is no surprise that our 3D printer has seen a lot of...
Whoa… Dinosaurs!

Whoa… Dinosaurs!

An excellent resource for 3D models is Thingiverse. Here modelers have shared thousands of free 3D models for use, many of which can be printed on 3D printers. Recently, I found several models of dinosaur skeleton puzzles including a Velocirapter. Normally these...
A Brief History of 3D Printing at KPL

A Brief History of 3D Printing at KPL

3D Printing is all the rage these days. You can see examples of it on the news often, from stories about 3D printed cars to artificial limbs. Many 3D printers can now print in materials other than plastics, such as flexible nylon, metal, wood and even food-based...