3D Printing & Imaging

10-year-old Schulyer loves his MakerBot! So much so, he was willing to get up in front of an audience of 850 people at Ignite Phoenix to tell everybody about it, explain 3D printing, and the import of the technology. Way to go, Schulyer! I love how he’s a lab coat with feet. They gotta start making these in pint sizes. [via Boing Boing]

Why I Love My 3D Printer

From MAKE magazine:

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MAKE Volume 21 is our Desktop Manufacturing issue, with how-to articles on making three-dimensional parts using inexpensive computer-controlled manufacturing equipment. Both additive (RepRap, CandyFab) and subtractive (Lumenlab Micro CNC) systems are covered. Also in this issue: instructions for making a cigar box guitar, building your own CNC for under $800, running a mini electric bike with a cordless drill, making a magic photo cube, and tons more. Subscribers can access the Digital Edition here. Or, you can pick up MAKE Volume 21 in the Maker Shed.

4 thoughts on “10-Year-Old Explains Import Of 3D Printing At Ignite

  1. This computer-controlled manufacturing equipment and its offerings, associated benefits and outcomes sound good, but i believe that the instructions are not enough or at least easily understandable. However, I do agree about the uniqueness along with complexities.

  2. I read about this on the internet and it is a great that the boy have lot of knowledge about the 3D printing . And he is the youngest boy who know the every thing about the 3D printing .

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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