3D Crowd – 1 Year On
March 26, 2021

3D Crowd – 1 Year On

Today is our ‘official birthday, but it’s not a time for celebration, but one of reflection, though there are reasons to feel positive that I’ll go into later. Many of the founding members had already started to 3D print face shields (visors) and deliver them to hospitals etc. in desperate need. However, there was a …

Maker Challenge #1 : Hand Sanitisation – Prizes to be won!
January 31, 2021

Maker Challenge #1 : Hand Sanitisation – Prizes to be won!

So it’s the end of the first month of 2021, we’re still in lockdown and we’d like to announce our new Maker Challenge Competition, which we’re hoping to run monthly (all being well!). Each month we’ll set a challenge, ideally with a community or charity focus. Challenges are to be resolved using a combination of …

January 20, 2021

3D Crowd Project Updates – 20th January

Here we are at the end of January – at least I assume it’s January; the days, weeks, and months have all blurred together somewhat… I hope that you are all keeping safe, well, and most importantly warm! If you have had some snow, I hope you have enjoyed building snowmen or admiring from afar …

January 7, 2021

Welcome to the first 3D Crowd project update for 2021!

Firstly, I would like to wish all of you an incredibly happy new year! This past year has been incredibly tough for all of us, but we truly appreciate the work that you have all put in – we couldn’t have done any of it without you. With Christmas and New Year celebrations just gone, …

3D Crowd Need Your Help – Please Sign Our VAT Petition
January 2, 2021

3D Crowd Need Your Help – Please Sign Our VAT Petition

We hope that you all had a fabulous Christmas and new year within the constraints of what we were all allowed this year. This blog isn’t a self-congratulatory message about past achievements, instead, it’s a quick request for your help in the quiet time between Christmas and New Year. Don’t worry, it’s not asking for …

Are we seeing the start of a new PPE crisis?
November 9, 2020

Are we seeing the start of a new PPE crisis?

We sent a survey to every person who originally ordered face shields from 3D Crowd during the first wave. We hoped and prayed that the PPE crisis was over for good, however, while not a crisis, the people who replied gave us a mixed picture of the state of face shields supplies and PPE across …

3D Crowd – October Update – Including BIG news!
October 6, 2020

3D Crowd – October Update – Including BIG news!

Hi All Your friendly 3D Crowd CEO here the rest of the admin let me out of my cage briefly to update you. There’s some BIG news, some updates and some housekeeping to get through so grab your soy latté, pull up a chair and let’s get started. First the housekeeping – Slack / Discourse  …

#MeetTheMakers – Andrew Kellman – 52 from London
July 22, 2020

#MeetTheMakers – Andrew Kellman – 52 from London

What inspired you to get involved with 3DCrowd? I have a 3D printer and I wanted to try to make a difference in the lives of people who were (and still are) making a difference. My 3D Printer was sitting idle for about 3 months prior to me joining 3D Crowd. About a week before …

Welcome to the Future of 3D Crowd
June 24, 2020

Welcome to the Future of 3D Crowd

Firstly, we should say a huge thank you to everyone who has been part of this incredible journey. It has not been easy, there have been many highs and lows. However, if anyone said to you 4 months ago that you’d be part of a 8,000 strong community of 3D printers, assemblers, blaggers, delivery drivers, …