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, …

#MeetTheMakers – Soumil Sahjpall – 13 – Mill Hill
June 17, 2020

#MeetTheMakers – Soumil Sahjpall – 13 – Mill Hill

Background Name:  Soumil Sahjpall Age:  13 Where are you based? Mill Hill Your local hub/coordinator: Michael Noonan 3D Crowd What inspired you to get involved with 3DCrowd? I had a spare 3d printer as a birthday present, and after finding out from Michael Noonan, that 3d printing could help the NHS I got printing right …

#MeetTheMakers – Andy Perrin – 42 from Barnet
June 1, 2020

#MeetTheMakers – Andy Perrin – 42 from Barnet

Local hub/coordinator – QE BOYS, Michael Noonan What inspired you to get involved with 3DCrowd? I am a Prusa Printer fan and follow printing enthusiasts on social media and saw the ShieldsUp response in the US and what Prusa have been doing in the Czech Republic. I felt like I had the capability and I …

3D Crowd Weekly Update – 26th May – 168k+ Face Shields Distributed
May 26, 2020

3D Crowd Weekly Update – 26th May – 168k+ Face Shields Distributed

Hi Everyone We hope you are enjoying the weather! Firstly, we have now raised £144,000 on our national Go Fund Me, what a fantastic achievement, but we are still receiving orders for approx 1,000 face shields a day. So we need to keep raising money. We are exploring lots of other funding options too, including …

#MeetTheMakers – Darragh Broadbent – 30 from Wetherby
May 19, 2020

#MeetTheMakers – Darragh Broadbent – 30 from Wetherby

In our latest #MeetTheMakers we chatted with Darragh who has been with us since pretty much the beginning. Which to many probably feels like a lifetime ago, if not a completely different life altogether. What’s your role at 3D Crowd? I’m currently the regional coordinator for Yorkshire. What’s your experience with 3D printing?  I have …

3D Crowd Weekly Update – 18th May – 145k+ Face Shields Distributed
May 18, 2020

3D Crowd Weekly Update – 18th May – 145k+ Face Shields Distributed

Whether you’ve been with 3D Crowd since the start (has it really only been 8 weeks?), a new member, thinking of joining or donating. We wanted to share our latest newsletter for anyone who is interested in what 3D Crowd is doing to continue to provide Face Shields to the NHS and frontline workers across …