The Top 5 Books for 3D Printing

3D printing or additive manufacturing is the process of creating three-dimensional solid objects from digital designs. Nowadays, there is a wide range of choices of 3D printers that use different materials. Although they range in speed, costs, and detail all 3D objects are printed out of the thin layers of different types of materials such as metal, plaster, and polymer. If you want to learn more about 3D printing, reading the below-mentioned 3D books is a great place to start.

1. How To Become a 3D Printing Entrepreneur — Yoni Binstock (

This is the top 3D printing book that would definitely make you an expert in the field. Believe me; you will be able to establish your own 3D printing business by the end of this book. There are great resources including interviews with top 3D printing artists, CEOs, and experts in the industry.

2. Make: Getting Started with 3D Printing — Liza Wallach Kloski & Nick Kloski (

This is one of the best 3D printing books that throw light on the history of 3D Printing along with the hands-on 3D printing tutorial exercises that you can practice in the comfort of your home.

3. 3D Printing For Dummies — Kalani Kirk Hausman (

3D printing has a lot to offer and this friendly-but-straightforward guide describes each type of 3D printing technology available today. It consists of valuable information on creating 3D printable objects using software and 3D scanners.

4. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your 3D Printer — Charles Bell (

If you expect years of trouble-free printing, it’s important for you to keep your 3D printer well maintained. The book is designed to keep your 3D printer running through preventive maintenance, repair, and diagnosing and solving problems in 3D printing.

5. Mastering 3D Printing — Joan Horvath (

Mastering 3D printing will make you a printing master in no time. It provides you with the helpful tips and tricks to get the most out of your printer, including how to design models, choose materials, work with different printers etc.

Take the time to read these top 5 books for 3D printing and feel free to share your experiences.