Skip to content


While there are numerous methods of finishing your 3D printed parts, we will focus on some of the most common methods:

  • Sanding
  • Vapor Smoothing
  • Painting

Of course, there are more complex methods for post-processing your 3D printed parts, such as epoxy coating or metal plating. While many of these could be completed in your workshop, it is often a great option to send the work out to a specialty shop to ensure your get clean, professional results the first time. Many methods require a degree of skill and experience. The devil is always in the details!