Special deal today – 3D Printing is getting easier and more affordable with MakerBot kit for building 3D objects
Gavin Gear demonstrates of 3D scanning and 3D printing on Windows 8.1 using the new MakerBot Replicator Kit
MakerBot 3D printing and scanning demonstrated by Gavin Gear – is that his real name?
There is an Amazon.com deal today for this kit MakerBot Total Desktop Package $799 off deal that saves $796. The deal starts at 8AM EST.
It’s hard to believe you can do this on your own, at home or in your business. OK, the price at $2,800 is advanced hobbyist/enthusiast but it is within the realm of possibility
People are buying these kits and setting up a service bureau to provide 3D modelling and kits as a service.
A decade ago, a friend tried to explain how the Canadian government was working on a project to 3D print parts for the military in the field. I thought he was crazy but he assured me it works. At the time the project was top-secret and he gave me one of those warnings. “I could tell you more but I would have to kill you afterward.”
The technology has come a long way.
There are also kits around the $1,200 mark with the FlashForge 3D printer from China that lack the integration support and service of MakerBot.
By Stephen Pate, NJN Network