Paper Airplane Machine Gun

From PopSci: Sometimes, a person accomplishes something so great, so revolutionary, that all they can do is smile as wide as humanly possible and show off the thing. This paper airplane gun, crafted by a 3-D printing and paper airplane enthusiast, is such a device. Wordlessly, the operator fires a series of paper airplanes. Then, […]

Future of 3D Printing: Autodesk 123D

  Reblogged from Cool Tools as I am waiting for my MakerBot to finish. Printing in 3D is now no more complicated than printing photos in Picasa. First you design something in Autodesk 123D (in my case, my first project was a device housing prototype). Then pick "Make" from the menu. You can print your […]

The 3-D Printing Free-for-All

From NYTimes, By NICK BILTON,  Ángel Franco/The New York TimesThe MakerBot 3-D printer makes objects from molten plastic from a computer design. Downloading — quite often stealing, in the eyes of the law — music, movies, books and photos is easier than bobbing for apples in a bucket without water. It has kept legions of […]