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

How To: Load and Unload Filament

Incorrectly loading or unloading filament can cause frustration, confusion, and, sometimes, severe damage to the MOD-t. The processes themselves are very simple, but it’s normal to encounter issues from time to time. Follow the step-by-step guides below to learn how … Read More

Great 3D Printing Projects for Rain or Snow Days

Whether the weather is snowy or rainy, sometimes it can keep you inside and bored. Entertain yourself, or your kids, with these awesome projects using your MOD-t! Bulk Up Your Brain with a Puzzle The New Matter Store has no shortage of puzzles … Read More