Category Archives: 3D Printer Reviews

Up Mini 2 Review [2020]: A Good 3D Printer?

Ever notice how a lot of 3D printers are big, bulky, loud, machines with really no visually pleasing features? I was showing a friend a certain printer the other day and they told me it looked like a microwave. Pretty spot on if you ask me. Luckily, not all 3D printers can be mistaken for a kitchen appliance.… Read More »

The Flashforge Inventor 2 Review That You’ll Love

Flashforge intended to target education with their Inventor 2 3D printer, so if you’re looking for a solid plug and play option for your school, this may be one of the best choices. This upgrade to the now-retired Flashforge Finder is said to be as intuitive as using your smartphone.

With fully-enclosed components, a plethora of safety features, and modern connectivity features, everyone will have fun learning how to use it. It’s a high-quality solution for today’s classrooms.

About Makers Empire

The Flashforge Inventor 2 is made by Makers Empire, an Australian company focused on design education and providing custom tools and solutions to schools. Their goal is to assist educators in harnessing the power of 3D technology.

With this technology, they can teach design thinking, STEM sciences, and project-based learning. They develop simple tools that take the guesswork out of using the printer

Shapeoko 3 Review [May 2020]

Like 3D printers, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) routers are taking traditional craftsmanship to a new level. These computer and software directed cutting equipment deliver precision and allows craftsmen to produce factory-grade work in their workshops. CNC routers allow you to work with foam, plastics, wood, and many other materials to produce carvings, decorations, frames, furniture, moldings, panels, and… Read More »

Wanhao Duplicator i3 Review [2020]

We are a bit spoiled that some of the best 3D printers available are completely open source. There’s the LulzBot TAZ 6 and Mini, or Ulitmaker 3. All three are great 3D printers that are fully open sourced systems. While it benefits the whole, I am sure companies don’t make nearly as much as they would if their… Read More »

Bibo 2 Review: Reasons to Buy/NOT to Buy in 2020

I am sure we can all agree that 3D printers are awesome. I mean we have a machine that create just about anything you want, and can do it fairly easily. However, one thing I rarely see in the growing personal 3D printer industry is a printer that sets itself apart from the others. Most of them are pretty similar… Read More »

X-Carve Review: Is This CNC Machine Right For You?

The X-Carve is a 3D carving machine that can handle a variety of materials. It’s a versatile machine that’s built with quality parts and comes at a great price. Whether you’re a beginner hobbyist who wants to dabble in the world of 3D carving or you’re a seasoned professional with a lot of experience in AutoCAD, you’ll enjoy… Read More »

Solidoodle 4 Review – Whats New with Solidoodle?

For several years, supporters of the 3D printing industry have been very vocal in proclaiming 3D printing will soon catch on with average consumers and there will be a unit in every home. However, the reality so far has fallen quite a bit short of those predictions. 3D printing hasn’t caught on as some expected not because it… Read More »