MakerBots at Cambridge Mini Maker Faire

3D Printing & Imaging

At the Cambridge Mini Maker Faire, we had a whole mess of MakerBot CupCake CNCs. People were very curious about all the plastic being extruded and had lots of questions to ask of the hardy Makerbotters. During the festivities, I had a chance to ask a few questions of my own.

Want to know more about the MakerBot? Get your hands on a copy of MAKE Volume 21. The MakerBot site is full of good info, and you can see and share lots of designs for parts that can be made over at Thingiverse.

Editor’s Note: And don’t forget our MakerBot CupCake CNC giveaway. Deadline for entry is May 5th!

From MAKE magazine:

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MAKE Volume 21 is the 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. If you’re a subscriber, you can access the Digital Edition. Otherwise, you can pick up MAKE 21 in the Maker Shed

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