3Doodler: world's first 3D printing pen 3Doodler: world's first 3D printing pen
feb 20, 2013

3Doodler: world's first 3D printing pen

3D printed model of the eiffel tower drawn using the ‘3Doodler’ penimage courtesy wobbleworks



american toy company wobbleworks have developed the ‘3Doodler’ – the world’s first 3D printing pen. using ABS plastic, the device creates drawings in the air or on surfaces, requiring no software or computers. it works by extruding heated plastic, which quickly cools and solidifies into a strong stable structure. objects can be created as flat forms and peeled off a piece of paper as freestyle three-dimensional shapes, or in separate parts, ready to be joined together using the pen.


the ‘3Doodler’ is currently seeking on kickstarter.



3Doodler printing demonstration videovideo courtesy 3Doodler






3D printed dragonflyimage courtesy wobbleworks



3D printed butterfly image courtesy wobbleworks


3Doodler is a 3D printing pen which allows you to draw and print out your designs

  • artists have been using hot melt glue guns in exactly this way for some time now. It’s popular enough that one can buy colored glue sticks and even glitter-infused color sticks. Cheap too.

    loren says:
  • They have now raised over $700K in under 2 days! The simple brilliance of the 3Doodler takes 3D printing technology and re-invents a utilitarian (and dare I say, outmoded) device into a fun, fresh tool that has the potential to create an entirely new product category. I am happy to say that The 3DP Report jumped on the bandwagon, and we are eagerly awaiting our 3Doodler, which is expected in October, 2013.

    Joanna Schwartz says:
  • I want one NOW!!!

    Peen says:
  • omg! omg! omg!

    North says:
  • Brilliant!!

    Andrea Ventling says:
  • Melting plastic creates highly toxic fumes, this artsy “toy” should not be used in a home environment – or any area that does not have proper venting. Especially where children and pets are not able to make the choice to vacate the space

    Evelyn M says:
  • This is just amazing, I want one now and would love to do a creative presentation to our clients using this!!

    Joanna Howes says:

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