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It's a pen that can draw in the air! 3Doodler is the 3D printing pen you can hold in your hand. Lift your imagination off the page!
26,457 backers pledged $2,344,134 to help bring this project to life.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

WOW! Only a few hours in and we're fully funded! We're overwhelmed, and still wide awake, and insanely excited by your support! This is the beginning of something very special.

The 3Doodler Kickstarter still has approximately 800 hours to run and we are really enjoying your feedback and suggestions so far. It also looks like we're going to hit our stretch goals sooner than expected, so our designer is already hard at work creating something we think you're all going to love.

Please keep the support up and let's make 3D creation accessible to everyone!

The 3Doodler Team

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    1. Creator WobbleWorks LLC. on February 20, 2013

      Hi David - as we mention in the Kickstarter FAQ (if memory serves) it is warm to the touch, but certainly touchable. We would not suggest going direct to skin, as the pen head is very hot!

    2. Creator David Hill on February 20, 2013

      My first pledge, and within seeing the product and reading for only maybe a couple minutes! I was wondering how hot the plastic is when it comes out, like would it be tolerable enough to lay some on your hand? Great wokr btw, I'm totally in love with this gadget :)

    3. Creator Dragonscale1988 on February 19, 2013

      I have someone i know that is very interested in getting one of these 3Doodler pen's however they don't have a amazon account, is there any option to order multiple on kickstarter or order though a website?

    4. Creator Gadgetman! on February 19, 2013

      Must warn you, though.
      One user on one of the forums has already suggested mounting it in a homemade CNC machine to make a 'quick'n dirty' 3D printer.

    5. Creator WobbleWorks LLC. on February 19, 2013

      Gadgetman - am sure she's love it. If you are happy to chop your own PLA that is for sure the way to go. Appreciate the posts! And keep spreading the word. The more backers the faster we can move towards even greater goals for 3Doodler.

    6. Creator Gadgetman! on February 19, 2013

      That is great!
      I happen to have a lot of 'rather brittle' transparent PLA that I can't use in my Prusa Mendel. I figure that my niece will love playing around with that... (I also intend to chop pieces of a few other colours I happen to have laying about)

      Posted a link to this page on a couple of forums with tinkerers, and also on my LiveJournal.
      Not that it was needed for bringing in backers it seems. I believe most came from the article on The Register ( theregister.co.uk )

    7. Creator WobbleWorks LLC. on February 19, 2013

      Hi Gadgetman - re PLA vs ABS. We have a switch on the pen that allows you to choose between the two, and which varies the temperature accordingly.

    8. Creator Gadgetman! on February 19, 2013

      You can also use blue painters tape(masking tape).
      Plastics will stick slightly, but should peel away without too much trouble.
      (Many people cover the printbed of their 3D printers with the stuff)

      How does it handle PLA vs. ABS in regard to temperature?
      (PLA can be printed at 185degrees, while ABS usually requires 250+ )

    9. Creator WobbleWorks LLC. on February 19, 2013

      Hi Henk - the general rule is that it will stick to other plastics and wood, but won't stick to metal or glass. The material has to be somewhat porous for it to stick, otherwise no dice.

    10. Creator henk Loorbach on February 19, 2013

      hi! will the abs plastic stick to mostly everything? or to mostly nothing? i was thinking about using a metal ruler or stencil to create more tight geometric shapes next to the more hand drawn lines.