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Every once in a while, there’s a Kickstarter project that puts us all on our feet. It happened with the Pebble (which we reviewed Pebble Smartwatch Review & Giveaway Pebble Smartwatch Review & Giveaway Smartwatches are the new hottest trend in today's tech world, and the Pebble e-ink watch helped start the fire. The most successful Kickstarter project to date, the Pebble raised over $10 million during its 1-month... Read More ), the OUYA (which we reviewed OUYA Review And Giveaway OUYA Review And Giveaway When the OUYA was first announced and funded on Kickstarter, the Internet was positively buzzing over the possibilities for this tiny Android-based console. Kickstarter backers began receiving their consoles months ago, and early reports were... Read More ) and the Oculus Rift (which we also reviewed Oculus Rift Development Kit Review and Giveaway Oculus Rift Development Kit Review and Giveaway The Oculus Rift has finally arrived, and is making heads turn (literally) all over the gaming community. No longer are we confined to to peering through a flat window into the gaming worlds we love... Read More ); and to some extent, it also happened with the 3Doodler — a 3D pen that shoots actual plastic instead of ink.

While the 3Doodler didn’t raise $10 million on Kickstarter like the Pebble, it did surpass its initial $30,000 goal by a huge margin, ending up with over $2 million in pledges. Not only that, but the 3Doodler creators managed to ship the pens relatively on time, avoiding colossal PR failures in the form of endless delays or the release of a the product on Best Buy before shipping it to backers.

The last batch of 3Doodlers are still being sent to Kickstarter backers, but you can pre-order it now for $99 and expect to receive it around March. For $99, you will also receive 50 strands of colorful plastic to feed into the 3Doodler pen. But if this seems like too much to pay for an artsy toy, there’s another option: win it for free from MakeUseOf! So keep on reading to find out more about the mysterious 3Doodler, what it can do, and how you can win it.

What Is The 3Doodler?

3doodler review

Know how 3D printers work with plastic to create 3D models? Know how glue guns turn solid glue sticks to liquid glue? Know how pens spout ink to create drawings on paper? Well, the 3Doodler combines all these technologies into one. It’s a pen that draws in 3D plastic. Meaning, you’re not limited to drawing on paper — you can also draw in the air.

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What can you do with such a thing? It’s mostly up to your talent and imagination. You can use it to create small 3D models, draw with plastic on paper and then lift your drawing out, fix things around the house, and more.

To get a better idea of things you can do with the 3Doodler, you can visit the official 3Doodler Pinterest page. Don’t expect to see any extravagant examples in this post, as it turns out I sorely lack any sort of talent, so my endeavors with the 3Doodler were pretty limited. I also didn’t want to waste too much of our winner’s plastic!

The 3Doodler is an original project, and there aren’t many competitors out there at the moment. Nevertheless, a few calls have been made for the crown. The 3Dsimo is another 3D pen funded on IndieGoGo. It seems to support more types of plastic than the 3Doodler (more on types of plastic later), and sports a completely different design from the 3Doodler, complete with a small LCD screen.

3doodler review

The full 3Dsimo set went for $85 on IndieGoGo to be delivered on March 2014, but I’m not sure where the project stands now, or if there’s any way to pre-order it at the moment.

Another similar product is the SwissPen, which is very similar in design to the 3Doodler, and at around $100, costs about the same. It’s the only option I found that’s available to order right now, but shipping is estimated at around 4 weeks, which brings it to a date not very different from the 3Doodler.

Getting To Know The 3Doodler

3doodler 3d pen review

The 3Doodler looks sort of like an ordinary pen, except for the size, the built-in fan, the electrical plug, and the fact that you load it with plastic filaments. The box contains the pen itself, the power supply, and some plastic.

3doodler 3d pen review

Taking a closer look, there are several elements to note in the pen’s body. We’ll look at these from top to bottom.

The back of the pen is where you load the plastic. The filaments fit into the hole at the back, and go all the way to the tip, where they come out melted. The back of the pen is also where the power socket can be found.

3doodler 3d pen review

A small fan is located at the top of the pen. As mentioned before, the 3Doodler is sort of like a glue gun that shoots plastic, so it’s very hot when turned on. The fan runs whenever you’re using the 3Doodler to prevent it from overheating.

3doodler pen review

On the side of the pen, you’ll find the power switch. This is not a simple on/off button, but a plastic selector. The button is in the middle position when the pen is off. When you turn it on, you need to choose whether you’re going to be using ABS or PLA. The 3Doodler’s temperature changes according to the type of plastic you’re using, so it’s important to choose the right one.

3doodler pen review

Moving on to the bottom of the pen, you’ll find the speed controllers. When the pen is on and ready, these are the buttons you use to make the plastic flow. There’s one button for fast and one button for slow, but these are not marked in any way. You need to remember which is which, but it’s pretty intuitive when actually using it (down is fast, up is slow).

3doodler review

On the other side of the pen from these controllers, you’ll find the 3Doodler’s mount. This can be used to mount the 3Doodler to a CNC arm, a LEGO Mindstorm, or anything else you can come up with. If you’re creative, you can use the mount to turn the 3Doodler into much more than a simple 3D pen.

3doodler review

Which brings us to the tip itself. This comes with a removable rubber protector, and is the heart and soul of the 3Doodler. This is where plastic comes out of when using the 3Doodler. Accordingly, it gets very hot when the pen is on, and the pen’s documentation as well as the pen itself are full of precautions regarding touching the tip when it’s hot.

3doodler pen review

ABS or PLA? Plastic Questions

I already mentioned ABS and PLA several times in this post, but it’s time for details. ABS (Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) and PLA (Polylactic Acid) are two types of common plastic, and are the only types the 3Doodler supports at the moment. When ordering a 3Doodler, you can choose which type of plastic Safety First - Choose The Right Filament For Your 3D Printer Safety First - Choose The Right Filament For Your 3D Printer Read More you want to get with it. But what’s the difference? And how do you choose?

3doodler review

Luckily, 3Doodler made a really useful infographic helping you choose which type of plastic is best for you. To sum it up shortly, this is why you’d want to choose PLA:

  • It sticks well to surfaces, great for drawing on windows, metal and such.
  • It comes in translucent colors.
  • It’s a plant-based, bio-plastic, which means it biodegrades (albeit slowly).
  • It smells better.

And this is why you’d want to choose ABS:

  • It’s better for beginner 3Doodlers.
  • It’s sturdier and more flexible, doesn’t break easily.
  • You can use it to draw upwards
  • You can use it to draw on paper and then peel it.

Although PLA did appeal to me for several reason, being a beginner 3Doodler, I ended up choosing ABS. No matter which plastic you go for, there are lots of colors to choose from, and several kinds of mixed packs.

3doodler review

Plug It In, Hope For The Best

Now that you know everything about the 3Doodler, you’re still not ready to use it. Before you get started, I recommend that you read the short instruction booklet carefully, and make sure you follow the instructions exactly. Even then, things don’t always work out as planned.

This is what happened the first time I plugged in my 3Doodler and turned it on. I did everything right, but the pen was wrong. It started smoking, and an acrid melted plastic smell spread around the house. At first I thought this was normal for first-time use, but then I noticed the pen itself was melting. Not good. This was not supposed to happen.

After contacting 3Doodler, I was informed that the pen I had is probably faulty, and was sent a new one. The customer support was quick and efficient, but I did make it clear that I work for MakeUseOf. I can only hope it works just the same for anyone else who receives a faulty pen.

The second pen I received worked as promised, and I was finally able to start 3Doodling.

Using The 3Doodler

Perhaps its because of my melting experience, but every time I used the 3Doodler I was a little apprehensive. Is it going to work? Is it going to burn? Did I do everything right? The fact of the matter is that the 3Doodler is not hard to use, but there is a sequence of steps you need to remember.

First thing’s first: plug the 3Doodler in and set it to the type of plastic you’re going to use. As mentioned above, it’s very important to select the right type of plastic, as the two melt in different temperatures. The pen will show a red light when heating up.

3doodler review

When set to ABS, the light will turn blue when the pen is ready. When using PLA, the light will turn green.

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When the 3Doodler is heated up, it’s time to load the plastic. Choose a filament and insert it through the hole at the back of the 3Doodler. You can now start doodling by pressing the fast or slow buttons.

3doodler 3d review

The 3Doodler is pretty noisy. What with the fan and the plastic feeding mechanism, you’re looking at something that sounds a bit like an electric razor. Once the plastic catches and loads (may take a few seconds), you can start drawing with the plastic that comes out of the tip.

The 3Doodler is not hard to use, but it’s not so easy either. It takes time to master the technique of drawing upward, and even then it’s hard to make things that look like anything. At least if you’re as untalented as I am. It also takes a while to get how to draw flat shapes without gaps in the plastic. It’s important to not move the pen too quickly, and to make sure the plastic flow is fast enough for what you’re trying to do. Otherwise, you may end up with several pieces instead of one cohesive plastic drawing.

3doodler 3d review

One of the benefits of using ABS is the ability to draw flat creations and peel them out when you’re done. This does work pretty well, although it’s best to wait a few seconds before attempting to touch what you’ve just made. You may also experience a slight amount of sticking, especially when drawing on paper, but mostly it’s not a big problem. Another downside of ABS is the smell. While it’s not as bad as it could be, there’s still a bit of an unpleasant melting plastic aroma in the air while using the 3Doodler.

Once you draw something upwards and it cools off a bit, you can keep adding more plastic to the same structure to make it more sturdy. The plastic sticks well to other plastic filaments, making it possible to gradually build little structures.There are many techniques you can try, and the 3Doodler website and social networks are full of ideas and suggestions. But don’t expect miraculous things to happen as soon as you start using the 3Doodler. It’s actually not as easy as it looks.

Living With The 3Doodler

The 3Doodler is a fun little toy. The plastic is colorful, the pen is enjoyable to use (despite being a bit scary at times), and if you have the patience, you can probably create some pretty awesome things. There are some caveats, though.

First, there is that matter of patience. You will need a certain amount of it to create anything beyond heart-shaped plastic. You will also need to have some sort of talent for this (can be developed to some extent while using the 3Doodler). If you don’t see yourself sitting with this thing plugged in and buzzing for hours, it might not be for you. Although it’s essentially a toy, it’s not really suitable for young kids. It’s a bit hard to use, and the super hot tip can get pretty dangerous.


Even if you can find useful and fun things to do with the 3Doodler, I can’t see that it would stay fun and useful for very long. It’s hard to predict, of course, but my guess is that in most homes, the 3Doodler will be used frequently for a month or two tops, and then stored in the drawer until you feel like showing it off to someone. Even then, the process of getting the surface ready, plugging it in, waiting for it to heat up and loading it with plastic can be a deterrent for the more lazy among us (like myself).

It can, however, be very useful for those who are actually able to sit and create things with it. Just make sure you’re one of them before buying it.

All in all, I can’t say anything really negative about the 3Doodler. It’s fun to use, it delivers what it promises (although it really isn’t as easy at it looks), and while it’s not the most convenient thing in the world to use, it’s really good enough. It’s also much more affordable than a 3D printer (although it can’t produce the same things), and definitely more enjoyable than a glue gun.

Should You Buy The 3Doodler?

If you can see yourself actually using it, the 3Doodler is a nice buy. But think carefully, will you really use it? Can you really make the best of it? Do you really want to spend $100 on something that for most people is basically a gimmick?

Our verdict of the 3Doodler 3D Pen:
MakeUseOf recommends: For artists, crafters and people with the aptitude and ability to make the most of it. Otherwise, skip it.

The Winner

Congratulations, Debbie Hinson! You would have received an email from Please respond before March 16 to claim your prize. Enquires beyond this date will not be entertained.

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  1. kate jewitt
    May 30, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    I work in scenic construction for theatres and this would be an incredibly valuable and well used tool. specifically for model making and decisions on how to make things. I go to RADA in the uk and I would love to have something like this to help extend my knowledge.

  2. Morrison
    March 8, 2014 at 6:14 am

    I am sure my wife (who 's hobby is crafts) can think of many things!

  3. Heather C
    March 8, 2014 at 2:42 am

    I could add some dimension to my paintings, like grass or birds! Oooo, funnnnnn!

  4. Alessio A
    March 7, 2014 at 6:08 pm

    I love to draw and this pen would be suitable for me :)

  5. alex chan
    March 7, 2014 at 1:41 am

    cool desk ornaments and decorations and anything to my ability

  6. Debra Hinson Sauvageau
    March 7, 2014 at 12:06 am

    I would like to make bracelets

  7. Jara Christensen
    March 5, 2014 at 9:58 pm

    I would design some cool jewelry :)

  8. Francesco Fiorino
    March 5, 2014 at 8:01 pm

    I'd like to paint 3D little animals for my son :)

  9. Niku D
    March 5, 2014 at 7:20 pm

    i will made everything my imagination wants

  10. Lisa
    March 3, 2014 at 10:33 pm

    Designing jewelry, perhaps using for creating models of a thought process or theory

  11. Maciej
    March 2, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    Everything what i can imagine.

  12. Abdelrahman El-Feky
    March 1, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    I'm not sure :D

  13. Jessie
    February 28, 2014 at 10:01 pm

    Not sure specifically what I'd do with it, but I love drawing so it'd be fun to try that out in 3D.

  14. zuha
    February 28, 2014 at 8:33 pm

    Amazing! A dream gadget for a person like me, an architecture student. Really hope i could win this. With some practice i could finally make design models easily :D

  15. Alex
    February 28, 2014 at 3:04 pm


  16. Ajith Sen
    February 28, 2014 at 8:10 am

    With the help of my artistic friend we may be able to make something for our youth group.

  17. Donald A
    February 28, 2014 at 2:25 am

    Got no plans #ATM, but an ambigram could be a great start.

  18. Julio Cesar R
    February 27, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    A bunch of toys...

    • Evelyn Chuter
      February 28, 2014 at 1:35 am

      I'm not sure what I would draw with it first. I would like to trace something and play around with it for awhile.

  19. Edmund S
    February 26, 2014 at 8:16 am

    I would use it to make custom pieces and decorations for my models.

  20. Mike Marcos
    February 26, 2014 at 1:38 am

    Not sure yet but it looks like it would be fun to do like litlle characters.

  21. JC Kelsall
    February 25, 2014 at 8:10 pm

    I would gift it to my friend, who is very artistic and has always wanted a 3D printer.

  22. Hamad I
    February 25, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    I would make additions for my car models .. and create DIY stuff that actually will be productive

  23. Claudia
    February 24, 2014 at 10:09 pm

    I will probably use it to make posters for my writer's group

  24. Randy
    February 24, 2014 at 6:25 pm

    I'm not sure of what *I* would be able to do with it, but my hope is to give it to my friend who is artistically talented!

  25. jmc
    February 24, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    This would be of great use at The Boy's and Girl's club where I work.

  26. Maija
    February 24, 2014 at 3:10 pm

    I hope to give it to my library for the Fab Lab and add to to the other creation tools available to the public.

  27. nathan
    February 24, 2014 at 8:33 am

    prototypes for larger projects

  28. Bill
    February 24, 2014 at 7:24 am

    beats me.

  29. Carol James
    February 24, 2014 at 2:20 am

    What a great idea ,very niffy pen i would love to own one of these.

  30. John D
    February 24, 2014 at 12:07 am

    draw 3d objects

  31. amanda Whitley
    February 23, 2014 at 6:43 pm

    i would use this to make some cool house decor

  32. Stephanie S
    February 23, 2014 at 7:50 am

    I am not sure what I personally would make with it but as my grandchildren get older especially the gifted one with Lego building, I could see the two of us brainstorming on things to make with it. Good review as always.

  33. Nero T
    February 23, 2014 at 2:15 am

    I'm not an artist but I think I'll try to draw the Eiffel Tower.

  34. Suresh V
    February 23, 2014 at 2:12 am

    There seems to be a problem on all rewards forms in regards to rewarding a point for watching the Video. For some reason, I am not getting the credit even after I watch full video. Am I missing something?

  35. Suresh V
    February 23, 2014 at 2:11 am

    Would try some funny 3d objects.

  36. Aaron
    February 23, 2014 at 1:24 am

    I hope to make my wife happy with a cool craft tool for her- see what I did there?

  37. Stephan H
    February 23, 2014 at 12:26 am

    Lots of weird stuff. :)

  38. Martin W
    February 23, 2014 at 12:00 am

    I would plan to chicken out and hand it over to the creative elements of the family.

  39. Sam K
    February 22, 2014 at 6:45 pm

    I will use it to make a painting.

  40. Cathy H
    February 22, 2014 at 6:34 pm

    I'm a professional artist that works with mix media, so, no idea what I'll make but will have fun trying! Maybe some jewelry

  41. Jarred S
    February 22, 2014 at 5:57 pm

    Since, my artistic ability is quite lacking I would probably make simple things, such as replacement parts for different things that break around my apartment.

  42. Thushara
    February 22, 2014 at 8:48 am

    That's cool!!

  43. Mrtax M
    February 22, 2014 at 8:09 am

    Funky earings!

  44. Keith W
    February 22, 2014 at 12:03 am

    Doodles! :-)

  45. doe smith
    February 21, 2014 at 9:02 pm

    Make Dis N Dat

  46. Daniel
    February 21, 2014 at 8:18 pm

    I hope to make my wife...happy.

  47. M.
    February 21, 2014 at 7:37 pm

    Funky earings!

  48. kiran
    February 21, 2014 at 6:30 pm

    parts for my robot

  49. magykmaster
    February 21, 2014 at 6:15 pm

    A giant castle with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a dedicated crafting room.

  50. Gurjot S
    February 21, 2014 at 5:55 pm

    Seems cool .... Won't mind creating some awesome things with it !!

  51. Gaurav Bhargava
    February 21, 2014 at 5:40 pm

    Toys for my daughter.

  52. Wei Lian L
    February 21, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    Maybe a stand for my phone.

  53. Roselle Fernandez
    February 21, 2014 at 5:16 pm

    art designs, school posters and a lot more

  54. Denis K
    February 21, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    Something I shall think up

  55. Rick H
    February 21, 2014 at 3:28 pm

    my grandkids would love it!

  56. Yash S
    February 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    I would make whatever comes to my mind to make.. am not a great artist or sumthing.. but drawing is my hobby and this could give me a lot of happiness

  57. Vedran M
    February 21, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    I hope that I'll make my project.

  58. Tomas P
    February 21, 2014 at 10:41 am

    My daughter would probably make good use of it.

  59. Keith
    February 21, 2014 at 10:05 am

    My daughter loves creating things and I can imagine that she would create charm bracelets and other jewelery.

  60. Adi M
    February 21, 2014 at 8:41 am

    I love to make earrings and this would be perfect for designing and creating

  61. Robert C Bowman
    February 21, 2014 at 8:39 am

    True Art

  62. Rick
    February 21, 2014 at 7:19 am

    To prototype 3D designs

  63. Rachel R
    February 21, 2014 at 7:11 am

    I would use this to make signs for my business.

  64. Thomas Stachelski
    February 21, 2014 at 6:08 am

    I would give this to my granddaughter who has a very artistic bent.

  65. Sai SK
    February 21, 2014 at 5:54 am

    I will create toys for my sister!

  66. Junil M
    February 21, 2014 at 5:00 am

    I would just let children play with and make whatever they feel like.

  67. Charlita M
    February 21, 2014 at 4:49 am

    Beats me.... I have absolutely no idea what I'd make. Seems like a device that you really REALLY have to be "into" to get anything done with it. But I'd still like to win it. :)

  68. Carol O
    February 21, 2014 at 4:29 am

    I always loved to doodle when I was younger. Do a variety of different crafts which I could the pen with. Thank you for your great contests!!

  69. Vic L
    February 21, 2014 at 4:02 am

    A plant decoration or display.

  70. David Hughes
    February 21, 2014 at 3:30 am

    I'd probably give it to my sister. She's artistic and would probably get a kick out of this.

  71. Igor S
    February 21, 2014 at 3:17 am


  72. Mark H
    February 21, 2014 at 2:32 am

    My daughter would make jewelry!

  73. JeffC
    February 21, 2014 at 2:21 am

    I have no idea! My wife is crafty so it would probably end up in her hands.

  74. DAN J
    February 21, 2014 at 1:16 am

    I plan to build plastic Bacon!!!

  75. Benjamin K
    February 21, 2014 at 12:58 am

    I do a lot of creative things that I would love to add 3D designs to. The amount of things I could use this for are endless. I've considered getting a 3D printer but the would work better than a printer for many of the things I would want it for (still want a printer as well at some point).

  76. Ann
    February 21, 2014 at 12:31 am

    I'd gather the neighborhood kids on a rainy Saturday and let imagination take over!

  77. Steve
    February 21, 2014 at 12:18 am

    A cat toy.

  78. T Alexander
    February 21, 2014 at 12:01 am

    I would give this to my grandkids to help with school projects.

  79. D L Steele
    February 20, 2014 at 11:37 pm

    I am hoping to use this to create prototypes for metal cast art projects.

  80. Kathy Kuykendal
    February 20, 2014 at 11:17 pm

    Arts and Crafts in 3D

  81. Jo-anne P
    February 20, 2014 at 11:14 pm

    I would you it for crafts especially my artwork thanks for the review

  82. B.
    February 20, 2014 at 10:31 pm

    I plan to make decorations

  83. Charlie H
    February 20, 2014 at 10:31 pm

    I would like to make a plastic potato

  84. Alexandre
    February 20, 2014 at 10:28 pm

    I want to try the magical art that 3D drawing is, as well as do some creative work.

  85. Laura Ross
    February 20, 2014 at 10:14 pm

    I want to make cute little human and animal figures for my desk.

  86. Bill Fleet
    February 20, 2014 at 10:03 pm

    I can see this as a fun way to protoype craft ideas, as well as my kids' school projects.

  87. Anant S
    February 20, 2014 at 9:51 pm

    3d art :)

  88. Jitendra A
    February 20, 2014 at 9:48 pm

    Jewellery for my daughter and wife and fancy stuffs for my sons! A few gifts for my friends :)

  89. Ruben G
    February 20, 2014 at 9:21 pm

    Sprites for video games and apps.

  90. Al
    February 20, 2014 at 9:14 pm

    I'd use the pen to help me create scale models and jewellery.

  91. Debbie P
    February 20, 2014 at 9:05 pm

    Whatever my Imagination leads me TO make!!! I have "doodled" all my life and would LOVE to try this out!!!

  92. Dan D
    February 20, 2014 at 8:31 pm

    Stick figure toys

  93. Va D
    February 20, 2014 at 8:30 pm

    A crayon.

  94. Don
    February 20, 2014 at 8:29 pm

    I live in a nursing home fulltime and I think this would be perfect for making surprise gifts for the elderly patients here as I'm always looking for ways to make them happy. Thank you for the neat idea!

  95. Elisabetta S
    February 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm

    I draw gifts for my friends. I like make gifts with my hands.

  96. Cindy
    February 20, 2014 at 8:08 pm

    Not sure what I'd make just looks fun!

  97. Bogdan
    February 20, 2014 at 8:04 pm

    Very cute gift for my girl!

  98. James
    February 20, 2014 at 8:02 pm

    I would make anything and everything.

  99. Athena
    February 20, 2014 at 7:51 pm

    I think I would do christmas decorations

  100. Larry
    February 20, 2014 at 7:41 pm

    Interesting gadget to see if it is any benefit.

  101. yussuf Hamdoud
    February 20, 2014 at 7:30 pm

    Lots of things ,but nothing comes in mind right now but a standing mouse !!!

  102. Eric
    February 20, 2014 at 7:25 pm

    I'd like a 3D Doodler for myself and my kids to see what we can create together!

  103. Angela in AR
    February 20, 2014 at 7:22 pm

    Not sure exactly what I would make with the 3Doodler, but I do like to do arty and crafty things and I'm pretty sure I could find a thing or two to make.

  104. Theo
    February 20, 2014 at 7:19 pm

    small items to replace various bits around the house, maybe fill a couple of holes, that type of thing.

  105. Matthew W
    February 20, 2014 at 7:08 pm


  106. J Parulis
    February 20, 2014 at 7:07 pm

    3D Houses

  107. Grigas S
    February 20, 2014 at 6:54 pm

    I have no idea, something awesome.

  108. Alexei Petrov
    February 20, 2014 at 6:30 pm

    I would give it to my daughter.

  109. Sherron0
    February 20, 2014 at 6:24 pm

    I don't know what I'd do exactly, but I think I want one!

  110. Niteesh
    February 20, 2014 at 6:18 pm

    I want some good tools to help me in my design process.

  111. Kim M
    February 20, 2014 at 6:12 pm

    I have no idea yet but I would like to get the chance to play with it.

  112. Angela Burgess
    February 20, 2014 at 6:10 pm

    I would let my grandchildren decide.

  113. Joan C
    February 20, 2014 at 6:02 pm

    I would give it to my daughter. She likes anything about art!!

  114. Stephen
    February 20, 2014 at 5:57 pm

    I have always loved art, and would love to learn to make interesting and creative things, especially now that I can do them in 3D! Developing basic art skills would be my goal.

  115. Mukola Obizuyk
    February 20, 2014 at 5:48 pm

    I would make little silly stick figures for my girlfriend

  116. Victor Obizuyk
    February 20, 2014 at 5:48 pm

    I do not know. I need to have and use.

  117. Laurel N
    February 20, 2014 at 5:36 pm

    I want to experiment w/ 3d jewelry

  118. Ahmad Shawki Hasan
    February 20, 2014 at 5:30 pm

    A 3D house with my kids...

  119. Cindy
    February 20, 2014 at 5:28 pm

    My grand kids would absolutely love!

  120. Dmitriy S
    February 20, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    Just i need it!

  121. Anna G
    February 20, 2014 at 5:19 pm

    I like the Pinterest designs for seasonal decorations and jewelry ;)

  122. MarkTGT
    February 20, 2014 at 5:19 pm

    Would start with making a stick figure and then search the web for others' projects to get ideas.

  123. David S. de Lis
    February 20, 2014 at 5:11 pm

    I'd create jewelry for my SO and Doctor Who figures... :-)

  124. Eric H
    February 20, 2014 at 5:05 pm

    I would probably just doodle with it a bit to try it then give it to my wife who love creating art with all kinds of different things and would love this.

  125. Rhonda C
    February 20, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    I probably wouldn't make anything with it - I can hardly draw stickmen! I would, however, give it to my 16-year-old son who would absolutely have a blast with it! He's really into this sort of thing. I think the first thing he would make would be chess pieces to go with the chess board he's making out of wood in school right now.

  126. Peter V
    February 20, 2014 at 5:01 pm

    I'd make a second 3Doodler, of course. [Hold for laughter and applause.]
    But seriously, folks, I'd like to try using it with ink pads to make various stamps so I can execute lightning-quick tags on every surface I encounter.

  127. Maarten D
    February 20, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    This pen just looks wrong.

  128. Cmashley333
    February 20, 2014 at 4:53 pm

    Whatever ideas my kids come up with.

  129. S Howard
    February 20, 2014 at 4:36 pm

    I do crafts so adding this to a scrapbook page or card definitely.

  130. Jonathan S
    February 20, 2014 at 4:35 pm

    I have enough to repair and improve.

  131. AK
    February 20, 2014 at 4:29 pm

    Whatever my son wants to make!

  132. Evan
    February 20, 2014 at 4:16 pm

    I work in clay and stone an can't wait to try the plastic!

  133. Tate S
    February 20, 2014 at 4:14 pm

    Still thinking XD

  134. Chris Coppenbarger
    February 20, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    I would use it to fix things around the home.

  135. Anthony Russo
    February 20, 2014 at 3:51 pm

    a whole bunch of little crappy things

  136. vyseus
    February 20, 2014 at 3:47 pm

    Well decoration for my son and wife is OTW~ if I win it~

  137. Adly A
    February 20, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    Cute keychain, maybe.

  138. Denis K
    February 20, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    Have no idea yet :)

  139. Eric
    February 20, 2014 at 3:38 pm

    I would make bracelets and other "jewelry" for my daughter

  140. Kryss Stephan
    February 20, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    it will be great for girl scout crafts as well as scrapbooking. I can think of so many things to use this for,

  141. Aaron C
    February 20, 2014 at 3:32 pm

    I think it would be cool to use the pen to draw custom armor / prosthetics on old / broken action figures.

  142. Dan Vaughn
    February 20, 2014 at 3:26 pm

    I would like to recreate some pop culture icons, not unlike the figurines I have around my geek fest of an office.

  143. Louis C
    February 20, 2014 at 3:23 pm

    I would add it to Greeting Cards, that I make myself !!!

  144. Bruce
    February 20, 2014 at 3:14 pm

    Something fun.

  145. Eric R
    February 20, 2014 at 3:09 pm

    I hope to use it to make some shapes to put on my wood bound journals

  146. Ali Arsalan
    February 20, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Learning Toys for kids at charity organisation to help them learn

  147. Marci
    February 20, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    I was thinking it might add texture to my scrapbooking.

  148. Joanie W
    February 20, 2014 at 2:27 pm


  149. Jason P
    February 20, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    I want to make more enhanced 3D art renditions of Biblical proportions.

  150. chris
    February 20, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    not sure if any different than glue gun?

  151. Colin C
    February 20, 2014 at 2:08 pm

    I just want it

  152. Irshaad A
    February 20, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    Will try to hack it into a 3D printer using a raspberry pi and arduino to control it

  153. Sergey
    February 20, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    I do not know. I need to have and use.

  154. sandy ralph
    February 20, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    oh wow this would be brilliant to use in my card making

  155. Bjørnar B
    February 20, 2014 at 1:45 pm

    the skys is the limit :)

  156. Shawn Stover
    February 20, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    Awesome figurines!

  157. Debbie Bashford
    February 20, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    would love to recreate some of my water colour animals in 3D

  158. Beh H
    February 20, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    Draw a 3D picture! :D

  159. Pallav Agarwal
    February 20, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    I want to be able to decorate my workspace as well as use it for something that is productive.

  160. Yodster
    February 20, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    I would make little silly stick figures for my girlfriend

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