3D Printing Letter

Issue 1 - 7th September 2012

It's just not right that so many things don't work when they should. I don't think that will change for a long time. - Steve Wozniak

News

Cloning the MakerBot Is Legal, But Does That Make It Right?

A Kickstarter campaign to fund a clone of the open-source MakerBot Replicator. Completely legal, but also ethical?

You don't bring a 3D printer to a gun fight -- yet

Consumer-level 3D printing could change guns and gun control as we know them. So how soon are we likely to see 3D-printed plastic firearms? And what are the legal issues?

Products

Futuristic Spoon Rest

This spoon rest keeps your spoon clean and shiny until it's needed for the pumpkin soup. Perfect for the household or restaurant, the spoon rest has a sleek and novel design that is sure to bring attention to itself.

Puzzle Box Triangular 3D Printed

A 3D printed Triangular puzzle box. This puzzle box was designed by VeryWetPaint and is also open source, which means you can download it here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:11977

Over The Top - 17x17x17

Over The Top is a world-record 17x17x17 Rubik's Cube. It makes quite pretty patterns. It can take many, many hours to solve. Can you solve it?

Varia

THE NEXT TRILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY: 3D Printing

An article from February 2011 that explains 3D printing and its potential impact.

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