MakerBot And Printcraft Team Up To Bring Thingiverse Support To Minecraft Designed 3D Printable Creations

Ahead of the Maker Faire UK this weekend in Newcastle (April 27/28) Printcraft mastermind Paul Harter has just released his latest version of his Minecraft server with a ton of new features.

Printcraft experience

With over a 100 virtual build platforms on his multi-player Minecraft server, users can claim a build platform and start designing 3D printable objects using standard Minecraft tools and resources. Anyone with a Minecraft account can login to (us) or (Europe) and start creating their own designs.

Printcraft Castle

Once you create your Minecraft creation, place a sign down on the virtual build platform and name your model. Then head over to the signpost and hit the Print button. Your model will be transformed into a standard STL file format and a unique URL will be given to the user to open in a web browser. Visiting the link will allow you to download the file as well as easily upload the 3D design to your Thingiverse account (using our developer API).

Printcraft companion cube

Millions of Minecraft users can now use their design skills in-game to build, share and 3D print their creations. The possibilities are endless and we can’t wait to see what folks share to the MakerBot Thingiverse community.

Printcraft  Castle

Head on over to

and start crafting your own 3D printable designs!

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2 Comments so far

  • Zack Pratt
    April 27, 2013 at 4:19 pm

    Thats awesome! can it print in other colored plastics besides green?

  • Type_3
    April 27, 2013 at 7:05 pm

    This is crazy awesome, I can’t wait to learn more about it!


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