Well it’s that time of the year again, time for the holidays! Along with the beautiful sentiments, smell of yummy food cooking, and all the rest that goes along with the season, is the enjoyment of giving. Finding that perfect gift is as fun as receiving one!
A great holiday gift this year is the 3-D Pens.
Q: Can you really write in 3-D?
A: Yes! You can really doodle in the air! You can buy the inks (filaments) in many colors and color whatever you want and make it look 3 dimensional, right in the air!
There are so many fun things you can make with these 3-D Pens.
If you want to make a rainbow, watch this video!
Q: How do the 3-D pens really work?
3-D pens work by extruding heated plastic filament that cools almost instantly into a solid, stable structure. Picture it kinda like a glue gun where you put the glue in and it heats it up and it comes out when you press the trigger and dries pretty quickly. This is the same concept. You put in the plastic filaments, the pen heats it up and then it dries quickly as you are drawing.
Q: So how much do these 3-D Doodling pens cost?
The prices vary, but in general they are very affordable. They make great gifts for holidays or birthdays. Usually they are under $100.
Here are some examples of 3-D Pens you can buy on Amazon
All pretty reasonable and under $100.
Q: So how much do the replacement filaments cost?
A: The replacement filaments are pretty cheap too, and remember you can actually use the items you are making!
Check out how much 3-D Pen Filaments cost on Ebay.
There are some 3-D Pen kits available too!
This pen sodders and cuts and writes in 3-D.
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