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Parallel Goods on PSFK!

As designers there's little that's more flattering than when a news source you read daily for inspiration covers your designs. PSFK writer Rachel Pincus covered Parallel Goods in a recent update, and we couldn't be happy by what she wrote. Check out "Deskwares Churned Out On Your Home 3D Printer for Cheap" on PSFK, then stop by our store and pick up the files to print the Desk Collection yourself!

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New Free Design Release –  Push-Pin Organizer Insert & Chisel Caps

While there’s lots of tools that everyone will recommend for enhancing your 3D printing experience, there’s a tool at Parallel Goods that we consider indispensable: the Yasutomo Niji Woodcarving set. We use these small hand chisels daily for helping get stuck parts off the bed, cleaning up prints from stringy extrusion anomalies, and occasionally widening the hole on a printed part just enough to give a screw some bite. Everyone on the Parallel Goods team has a set of these chisels, and we all shared a laugh when we realized the first thing we all used our own Push-Pin Organizers for was to hold our chisel sets. Co-founder and Design Lead Craig Stover decided to take his love for these...

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A nice article about the Parallel Goods creative process by All3DP

All3DP wrote a nice article detailing some of the creative process and thoughts behind the designs in the Desk Collection 2015. Some of my favorites quotes from the article include: "It’s an experiment in making durable parts with this technology rather than small, flimsy, cutesy things that seem to populate the world or 3d printing online thus far." co-founder and lead designer Craig Stover, on the Sawhorse Bracket "We went through over 30 iterations of this design before landing on the final concept. Different configurations involving different lumber sizes, different hardware, but in the end, we wound up with a design that was highly printable, and very easy to assemble." co-founder Joe Carpita on the Sawhorse Bracket "It was quite a...

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We have launched!!

Founded by awarding winning, Chicago-based designers Joe Carpita and Craig Stover, Parallel Goods creates good design that is accessible to consumer 3D printing. Parallel Goods offers new, original designs available to print on customer’s own desktop 3D printers.

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