This house was 3D-printed in just 24 hours Attendees at this year's Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show in March are in for a surprise. No, not the usual prize petunias or gigantic geraniums. Natural beauty is two a penny here. Instead lucky ticket-holders will witness the unveiling of ... Ever have the problem of shoelaces that come undone? If so, and provided that you own or have access to a 3D printer, then additive manufacturing gurus Noe and Pedro Ruiz may have just the DIY solution for you. At Autodesk's Pier 9 workshop in San Francisco -- and no, this isn't an ad, pull down the description for more! -- there are giant robot arms using welders to 3D print with stainless steel. Which seemed like a good place to talk about programming abstract... Suzanne Frey, an executive at Alphabet, is a member of The Motley Fool's board of directors. Beth McKenna has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool owns shares of and recommends Alphabet (A and C shares), Ford, Nike, and Proto Labs. The Mot... My first big project using my 3d printer has been designing the perfect end cap for T-Slot aluminum extrusion. After dozens of attempts, I finally have a design that makes me happy. One bowl full of failure equals one perfect end cap. http://blog.duerig.i... This was a fun project. I delayed in getting some speakers so it didn't turn out to the full potential that I imagined. However the lighting portion turned out great. Finished Project A lot of the science behind 3D printing is intensive study of material properties, especially when it comes to industrial additive manufacturing. Some of the most advanced research of materials for 3D printing is being carried out at Lawrence Livermore Na... Check out TPT's most recent video on improving Bed Adhesion when 3D Printing!