It's all about 3D printed guns this week

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May 10, 2013
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Breaking: US Government Takes Down 3D Printed Gun Plans

DEFCAD files are being removed from public access at the request of the US Department of Defense Trade Controls. Until further notice, the United States government claims control of the information.

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3D-Printed Gun's Blueprints Downloaded 100,000 Times In Two Days (With Some Help From Kim Dotcom)

If gun control advocates hoped to prevent blueprints for the world’s first fully 3D-printable gun from spreading online, that horse has now left the barn about a hundred thousand times.

Working gun made with 3D printer

The world's first gun made with 3D printer technology has been successfully fired in the US.

Plans for fully 3D-printed gun go online next week

Defense Distributed, the pending non-profit that plans to make 3D-printed weaponry available for anyone with such a printer, will release the blueprints for a fully-working plastic firearm next week.

Meet The 'Liberator': Test-Firing The World's First Fully 3D-Printed Gun

A tall, sandy blond engineer named John has just pulled a twenty-foot length of yellow string tied to a trigger, which has successfully fired the world’s first entirely 3D-printed gun for the very first time.

3D printer? Staples says, 'Yeah, we've got that'

3D printers are taking another step in the long haul toward the mainstream, with a little help from Staples. The office supply retailer began selling the Cube 3D Printer online for $1300, becoming the first major U.S. retailer to sell a 3D printer. Staples says it will offer the printer in “a limited number” of retail stores by the end of June.

3D-print your own invisibility cloak, kind of

Engineers at Duke University have used 3D printing to create an object that can shield against detection from microwave beams.

World Leading 3d Printing artist Josh Harker to Discuss 'The Future of The Revolution' at TCT Show

As 3D printing technology advances, designers who can apply both heuristic thinking and creativity to their designs - and build them successfully - are succeeding in pushing the boundaries of the medium.

Cooking Hacks Launches 3D Printer with Hands-On Training

Cooking Hacks, the open hardware division of Libelium, today announced the immediate availability of a new 3D Printer Kit.

Products and Designs

[Product] Ruba Rombic Cube Planter

A vase that is sized perfectly for air plants. The Ruba Rhombic line of Muncie art glass and pottery emphasized the angular style of art deco in the early 1900s. These cubist vases will give your home a retro modern vibe.

[Design] Customizable Necktie

Two color customizable necktie. Customize the size and pattern. No dual extruders needed and it is semi-flexible!

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