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21 Cool Things Teachers and Students Have Built With 3D Printers!

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With the explosion of 3D printing in schools around the world, the variety and impressiveness of things that students and teachers are printing with this powerful technology grows every day.

Check out all these different objects that have been created with 3D printers. Some of these items are changing people's lives! Hopefully some of these ideas can inspire you to start exploring 3D printing, or to try something new if you're already using this wonderful technology.

An Amazing Baseball Bat Swinging Prosthetic Hand
http://3dprint.com/56298/baseball-bat-swinging-hand/

An electric car
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2476415,00.asp

A ‘hexapod' robot
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20120415-young-student-builds-hexapod-robot-with-dimension-3d-printer.html

3D food printer that prints cookies, mashed potato & chocolate
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20150319-singapore-student-builds-a-3d-food-printer-that-prints-cookies-mashed-potato-chocolate.html

Metal Objects: Using A MIG Welder And An Off-The-Shelf 3D Printer

A “3D Printing Vending Machine”
http://science.kqed.org/quest/2013/03/26/uc-berkeley-students-build-3d-printing-vending-machine/

A Tattoo Machine
http://www.dailydot.com/technology/3d-printer-tattoo-machine/

A Saxaphone
http://www.popularmechanics.com/culture/music/a11123/listen-to-the-worlds-first-3d-printed-saxophone-17069888/

A race car
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuw6aWXQZZw

Exoskeleton cycling shoe for Triathlons
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20150306-nuvu-students-use-rhino-and-3d-printing-to-create-exoskeleton-cycling-shoe.html

A Pedal-Powered Wooden Monowheel

http://makezine.com/2015/06/05/students-build-pedal-powered-wooden-monowheel/

A Frisbee Throwing Robot
http://3dprintingindustry.com/2014/02/24/gladstone-students-build-frisbee-throwing-robot-afinia-3d-printer/

A Bicycle Frame
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20140814-designer-james-novak-creates-stunning-3d-printed-bike-frame.html

A 3D Printer Capable Of Building A House In A Day
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/21/3d-printer-house-mars-slums_n_4639046.html

A perfect replica of a 6th century sword
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20150213-norwegian-teacher-3d-prints-a-perfect-replica-of-a-6th-century-sword.html

A redesigned wheelchair
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20150109-16-year-old-redesigns-his-own-wheelchair-with-help-from-classmates-3d-printing.html

Aircraft
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20140228-virginia-tech-hosting-student-contest-to-design-3d-printed-aircraft-ground-vehicles.html

Lamps
http://3dprint.com/49543/3d-printed-lamps-high-school/

Music Scores for the Blind
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20150113-wisconsin-graduate-student-develops-3d-printed-music-scores-for-the-blind.html

A Guitar
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20150424-electrical-engineering-student-creates-his-own-jimi-hendrix-3d-printed-guitar.html

Jewelry
http://i.materialise.com/blog/entry/jack-meyer-tells-us-how-he-teaches-students-to-design-and-print-award-winning-3d-printed-metal-jewelry

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  2. […] With the explosion of 3D printing in schools around the world, the variety and impressiveness of things that students and teachers are printing with this powerful technology grows every day.Check out all these different objects that have been created with 3D printers. Some of these items are changing people’s lives! Hopefully some of these ideas can inspire you to start exploring 3D printing, or to try something new if you’re already using this wonderful technology.  […]

  3. […] With the explosion of 3D printing in schools around the world, the variety and impressiveness of things that students and teachers are printing with this powerful technology grows every day. Check out all these different objects that have been created with 3D printers. Some of these items are changing people’s lives! Hopefully some of these ideas can inspire you to start exploring 3D printing, or to try something new if you’re already using this wonderful technology.  […]

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