Be A Part of FabSlam 2015


We are excited to announce our 4th cycle of FabSlam this week! We are kicking off FabSlam 2015 today with the announcement of our theme and open registration for youth teams. This cycle’s theme is KITCHEN! For this challenge theme, teams should design and create a product that solves a problem someone could encounter in … Continue reading Be A Part of FabSlam 2015

Announcing the First Winners of the DHF Perpetual Innovation Fund Prize!


We are excited to announce the first winners of the DHF Perpetual Innovation Fund Prize, an initiative we  launched in January 2014 to provide a free 3D printer and training to educators who plan to start a 3D printing youth enterprise at their school. Each educator-led youth enterprise that receives funding commits to paying forward … Continue reading Announcing the First Winners of the DHF Perpetual Innovation Fund Prize!

How long does a roll of 3D printer filament last?


“How long does a roll of 3D printer filament last?” I get asked this question a lot and people are unsatisfied when you say “it depends.” So I decided to use the information we’ve been tracking on the models our youth are printing and get a better idea of how far a roll of filament … Continue reading How long does a roll of 3D printer filament last?

Maker Educator: 3D Printing Night Recap


Maker Educator: 3D Printing Night is our most recent offering from DHF’s Center of Excellence with the focus on bringing together educators to learn, create and, inspire each other. The Maker Educator Meetup is designed to focus on three key components: review of new technology tools, hands-on learning techniques to apply the covered materials, and networking … Continue reading Maker Educator: 3D Printing Night Recap