A Database of 120 Different 3D Printers, With Prices & Stats

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You’ve heard of MakerBot, Cubify and Solidoodle. And if someone finds out you’re into ID and asks “Hey, what do one of those 3D printers go for?” you can spit out a ballpark figure, and maybe some basic stats.

But there are tons of other 3D printers available on the consumer market, and plenty of questions you might not have the answers handy to: Which can I most easily buy if I’m in India, the Netherlands, or Taiwan? What are the build envelopes and prices? Which use fused filament fabrication, which go with fused deposition modeling? Are there affordable ones that do stereolithography?

To answer these questions and more, the good folks over at 3Ders.org have put together a handy database listing over 100 different types of 3D printers with their relevant stats, countries of origin, current stock availability, and prices (the lowest-priced DIY machine starts at US $189, while the high end of the consumer market goes into five figures). Anyone across the globe who’s looking to get into 3D printing will find it a handy place to start narrowing options.

Here’s something we’re curious about—in a year’s time, do you reckon this list will be longer, or shorter?

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Here’s 52 Issues of a 19th-Century British Craft Magazine, Courtesy of a Brooklyn Tool Company

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Want to build a wheeled, revolving bookcase designed in 1890? Yeah you do

Tools for Working Wood is the name of a Brooklyn-based company that sells, well, guess. And in addition to their retail arm, they’ve got a website featuring articles on craft along with some very interesting information for makers—from 1889. The company somehow got their hands on several volumes of Work: An Illustrated Magazine of Practice and Theory for All Workmen, Professional and Amateur, a 19th-Century British magazine aimed at craftspeople. And the team at TWW has decided to scan every issue they’ve got, releasing new updates each Friday and making them freely downloadable.

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While the information listed in Work is over 120 years old—TWW goes so far as to include the disclaimer “[some of the articles] describe materials and methods that would not be considered safe or advisable today”—I’ve totally fallen down the rabbit hole. Advertisements for tools of the day, like this crazy-ass hand-powered table saw…

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…share space with articles on how to build a workbench that folds into the wall, or breaking news like the then-new production method of metal spinning, or why you should make your own “callipers” rather than buy a set, and an “Our Guide to Good Things” section where they review tools and materials of the day.

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One surprise is their letters section, called “Shop: A Corner for Those who Want to Talk It,” whereby craftspeople of every stripe—metalworkers, furniture builders, watchmakers, toolmakers, and even people toying around with these newfangled things called cameras and electricity—sound off with tips, techniques and criticisms. Which brings me to a second surprise: Trolls existed even in the Victorian era. One reader writes in to criticize an article from a previous issue, opening with “I would point out that the description you give of the process is evidently far from correct, nor have I any idea as to what is intended….”

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Illustrator Dobrokotov

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Dobrokotov, well-known as 27 – illustrator, artist and art director, creating witty drawings, which he calls kalamburgers.

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Tarantino XX 8 Film Collection

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Tarantino XX contains eight films chosen by Tarantino to illustrate the first 20 years of his career, featuring the films that helped define his early success, including Reservoir Dogs, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill Vol. 1, Kill Bill Vol. 2, Death Proof and Inglourious Basterds. To complete the stunning high definition 10-disc set, the Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection also features two discs with five hours of all-new bonus material, highlighted by a critics’ retrospective on Tarantino’s groundbreaking catalog of films and “20 Years of Filmmaking” that contains interviews with critics, stars and other masters of cinema.

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Surreal Illustrations by Denis Dubois

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Denis Dubois – French painter, illustrator and. Paints surreal drawings. He lives in Granville.

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Guia Academica: Farmer

“Cows with a name, produce more milk than cows with no name”
Said by :
Candido; a farmer with 20 cows.
– Catherine Douglas and Peter Rowlinson; Ph. D in veterinary school from Newcastle University, United Kingdom.
Saying something without knowing the reason why, or to say something because you know
Academic Guide. To know what and where you should study

Advertising Agency: Sancho BBDO, Bogotá, Colombia
Chief Creative Officers: Hugo Corredor, Giovanni Martínez
Executive Creative Directors: Oscar Muñoz, Diego Forero
Creative Directors: Alejandro Camelo, Freddy Mendez
Copywriters: César Castano, Alejandro Camelo
Art Directors: Juan David Rodríguez, Oscar Muñoz
Production Company: Good Mood
Photographer: Ale Burset
Producer: Martin Hillcoat
Account Supervisor: Mónica Nieto
Account Manager: Alejandra Hernández

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Guia Academica: Farmer

“Cows with a name, produce more milk than cows with no name”
Said by :
Candido; a farmer with 20 cows.
– Catherine Douglas and Peter Rowlinson; Ph. D in veterinary school from Newcastle University, United Kingdom.
Saying something without knowing the reason why, or to say something because you know
Academic Guide. To know what and where you should study

Advertising Agency: Sancho BBDO, Bogotá, Colombia
Chief Creative Officers: Hugo Corredor, Giovanni Martínez
Executive Creative Directors: Oscar Muñoz, Diego Forero
Creative Directors: Alejandro Camelo, Freddy Mendez
Copywriters: César Castano, Alejandro Camelo
Art Directors: Juan David Rodríguez, Oscar Muñoz
Production Company: Good Mood
Photographer: Ale Burset
Producer: Martin Hillcoat
Account Supervisor: Mónica Nieto
Account Manager: Alejandra Hernández

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Logotypes for Legendary Scientists by Alan Betacourt

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Mexico-based designer Alan Betacourt has created some wonderful logotypes for legendary scientists, including Newton, Feynman, Darwin, Galileo, and Einstein.

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