3D Printing Community

Discover RepRap and the wider 3D printing and making community – Here are links and useful info to get you started – If you have a 3D printing resource or find something you think should be added to this list, please let me know.

 

Forums, groups and Wiki’s

The RepRap Wiki is the best place to start.

And the RepRap Forum

eMaker Forum

Mendel-Parts Forum

Ultimaker Wiki

Fab@home

Fab@home Wiki

Fab@home Forum

Makerbot Wiki

Thingiverse Google groups 3D printing community

Flickr RepRap Group

Flickr Art of Printing failure Group

Lab’s, Master-Classes and Organisations

The Digital Manufacturing Lab – 3D printing powered by RepRap

UK Hackerspace and a list of worldwide Hackerspaces

FabLab foundation

FabLab (Manchester)

Make It

RepRap build resources

Build your own 3D printer – This is an awesome book by Steven Devijver, Please take a look especially if you are just starting out.

And Take a look at the Great visual build instructions by Gary Hodgson for Prusa mendel

A must read are the blogs by Nophead and Forrest Higgs (Older- history) Forrest Higgs (Recent)

Gary Hodgson has also done handy books based on the development history from Nophead and Forrest here

3D models and digital design 

Thingiverse

Shows

3D printing Event – Show in Europe

RichRap world of 3D Printing