A Farewell to Printrbot

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It’s with a heavy heart that we must report Printrbot has announced they are ceasing operations. Founded in 2011 after a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, the company set out to make 3D printing cheaper and easier. Their first printer was an amalgamation of printed parts and wood that at the time offered an incredible deal; when the Makerbot CupCake was selling for $750 and took 20+ hours to assemble, the Printrbot kit would only run you $500 and could be built in under an hour. Printrbot got their foot in the door early, but the competition wasn’t far behind. The …read more

via A Farewell to Printrbot — Hackaday


Get your 3D printed model

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Autodesk’s 123D Catch and Shapify. They turn a Picture into a 3D Model. It has step-by-step instructions with the help of 3d Scan.
This is the easiest way is to use a service like to get the 3D print model. If this service not in the nearby area. The other way if you have pictures and want a model for the picture. You can contact a design service or go to the sites. Some other possibilities take your pictures and take measurements that can be turned into a 3d model. They will use some slicing software.