Saw this on MAKE so thought I’d share it. It was just interesting to see, I’d doubt many of us could afford it. Here is is:
RepRap & [email protected] - Give the gift of 3D printing and join the desktop fabrication revolution!
Price: $60+ & $3,000+
Buy: RepRap store - http://store.rrrf.org/
Buy: [email protected] / Koba Industries - http://store02.prostores.com/servlet/kobask8/Detail?no=10
(From [email protected]) – Open source kits that lets you make your own simple fabber, and use it to print three-dimensional objects. You can download and print various items, try out new materials, or upload and share your own projects. Advanced users can modify and improve the fabber itself. Fabbers (a.k.a 3D Printers or rapid prototyping machines) are a relatively new form of manufacturing that builds 3D objects by carefully depositing materials drop by drop, layer by layer. Slowly but surely, with the right set of materials and a geometric blueprint, you can fabricate complex objects that would normally take special resources, tools, and skills if produced using conventional manufacturing techniques