Photos: 10 must-have accessories for your 3D printer

Extra filament

A spool of filament can last you a while, but just like any artist or creator, you want to have extra on hand, especially now that ABS and PLA filament comes in awesome colors and combo materials. Shown here is the Martha Stewart collection that MakerBot offers.

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By Lyndsey Gilpin

Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.