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3D Printing Guides & Resources

Below are our most recent 3D printing guides, news and resources.

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When Was 3D Printing Invented

When Was 3D Printing Invented? – A Brief History of 3D Printing

3D printing has undergone huge growth since the millennium, with more and more hobbyists turning to

Can You 3D Print Polyethylene

Can You 3D Print Polyethylene – (HDPE + PETG 3D Printing Guide)

What is Polyethylene? Polyethylene is a form of thermoplastic that is widely used in a variety

Are 3D Printed Objects Durable

Are 3D Printed Objects Durable? – How Long Will They Last?

Deciding which material you want to 3D print can be a tricky task. Each 3D printed

3D Printing Gear Reviews

Here are our most recent, unbiased reviews of the latest 3D printers and 3D printing gear.

Creality Ender 3 V2 Review

8.8

Creality Ender 3 V2

What Is Creality Ender 3 V2? If you were a fan of the original Ender 3,

Anycubic Wash and Cure 2.0 Review

9.8

Anycubic Wash & Cure Machine 2.0

Worth The Upgrade? Those who like to print resin models at home may have already come

Anycubic wash and cure machine review

9.7

Anycubic Wash & Cure Machine

The Solution To The Resin Printing Problem Swapping from FDM 3D printing to resin printing comes

Anycubic Photon Zero Review

8.6

Anycubic Photon Zero

Who are Anycubic and what is the Photon Zero? Anycubic are a widely recognised and popular

About 3D Print Spy

3D Print Spy is your guide to better 3D printing. Founded by myself Bjørn, an avid 3D printer and professional engineer, we find and test the latest 3D printing gear.

My team and I use our expertise from the world of 3D printing to provide helpful guides, reviews and resources, to help guide you through your 3D printing journey. We firmly believe in providing an honest opinion to help you guys choose the best 3D printing gear.

3D Print Spy FAQ's

Your most frequently asked 3D printing questions answered.

How easy is it to start 3D printing at home?

The initial basics of 3D print are relatively easy to understand. You can download ready-to-print 3D models for free, and setting up most entry level 3D printers is pretty simple. As you proceed through your 3D printing journey you will start to print more complex models, and even create your own models which will come with experience.

Which is better - Filament or resin 3D prints?

Both filament and resin 3D printers have pros and cons, and neither should be looked at as better. Both have their own specialities and which you use will be dependant on your end goal. I have a great in-depth comparison of resin vs filament 3D printers here.

How cheap can I buy a 3D printer for?

In recent years, prices for consumer 3D printers has dropped massively, and now you can find both FDM and SLA 3D printers for extremely low prices. Read my guide to the best budget 3D printers here for a few options.