How To: 3D Design using Tinkercad

If you’re looking to get into 3d design, TinkerCAD is a great place to start. TinkerCAD is a free, online design tool for beginners. The application is designed to educate users – providing both tutorials and a series of interactive … Read More

New Matter Earns the PTPA Seal of Approval

We have some very exciting news! The MOD-t recently earned a Seal of Approval from Parent Tested Parent Approved, or PTPA.  Parent Tested Parent Approved awards products approval after an in-depth review. Parents were invited into the PTPA facilities where … Read More

My First Prints: Surface Adhesion and the Bump Dominoes

“My First Prints” is a series of step-by-step guides to get you comfortable with your MOD-t. In this second print, you’ll learn about the importance of maintaining your MOD-t’s print surface plate. We’ve chosen the Bump Dominoes print from the New Matter … Read More

My First Prints: Learn the Basics of Printing with King Tiki

“My First Prints” is a series of step-by-step guides to get you comfortable with your MOD-t and 3D printing. In this first print, you’ll learn about the basics of 3D printing on the MOD-t with the King Tiki print from the New … Read More

Our Favorite CAD Design Programs

One of the biggest reasons for buying a 3D printer is for the convenient, custom manufacturing. If you can dream and design a concept, you can print it. There are several CAD (3D design programs) that work for designing 3D … Read More

Tips & Tricks: Tools to Enhance Your MOD-t Experience

The MOD-t is ready for use as soon as you unbox it, however, you might need to buy some additional tools to enhance your printing experience. Whether you’re looking to replace a missing accessory or wanting to add some finishing … Read More

Community Post: How I Used My MOD-t To Get 2nd Place In the Science Olympiad

We love hearing from the #MadeWithMODt community! This week, we’re spotlighting a user who designed and printed a project for a regional Science Olympiad using the MOD-t. Here’s a guest post from Casimir Hixon on how he used his MOD-t to make an … Read More

CUE Meets New Matter and the MOD-t

Last week, our team hit the road and trekked out to Palm Springs for the CUE National Conference. CUE is an organization that “inspires innovative learners by fostering community, personalizing learning, infusing technology, developing leadership, and advocating educational opportunities for all.” … Read More

3D Printing 101: Supports

We’ve talked about supports in previous blog posts, but we want to give a more in-depth explanation of the types of supports, the default supports on the store, and the ways you can use supports to salvage an otherwise un-printable … Read More

Product Update: USB Mode

Today, we released USB Mode for the MOD-t. It’s an exciting new development in our Utility App (1.40) and we can’t wait for you to try it. If your MOD-t cannot connect to Wi-Fi, USB Mode allows you to connect your MOD-t to … Read More