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Interesting material from the growing DIY movement involving makershops, hackerspaces and the at-home maker!
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Printing a Giant Wrench with a 3D Printer

3D printers can be used to create virtually any object directly from a computer aided design.
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Ultimaker +

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Specialy for the World MakerFaire we made Ultimakers in colors and an experimental Ultimaker +, build envelope 21x21x55cm. We took it to Time Square for a nice picture.
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The man who prints houses

The man who prints houses | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
While we’re currently printing relatively small objects in today’s 3D printers, 3D printing will work at larger scale too. Much larger. In fact, if you have a big enough 3D printer, it becomes applicable to the construction industry.
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Printerbot: $499 and less than an hour to build

Printerbot: $499 and less than an hour to build | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
A home hobbyist wanting to get into 3D printers has two choices: buy a 3D printer kit or buy a fully assembled 3D printer.
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3D Printing to Infinity and Beyond!

3D Printing to Infinity and Beyond! | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Made In Space team members with 3D printer in weightless environment. Credit: Made In Space
One of the biggest problems with outer space is getting there.
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Hackerspace Focus: Connected Community Hackerspace

Hackerspace Focus: Connected Community Hackerspace | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
With just a day to go before the glorious festival of creativity that is the Melbourne Mini Maker Faire, we conclude this series of posts on Australia’s hackerspaces with the faire organisers … the Melbourne Connected Community HackerSpace.  The...
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MakerBot Replicator Dual Extruder 3D Printer Kit - Replicator | AC

MakerBot Replicator Dual Extruder 3D Printer Kit - Replicator | AC | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
MakerBot Replicator Dual Extruder 3D Printer Kit (Replicator) - AC Gears is proud to be the first retail store in the US to carry this product in its NYC store. As seen on TV such as The Colbert Report, in newspapers,...
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Cubify

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Although having been around for a good few years, due to availability and affordability 3D printing is for most a relatively new phenomenon.
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Weather Sensors Turned This House Into a Giant Synth Box

Weather Sensors Turned This House Into a Giant Synth Box | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Listening to nighttime white noise or the morning radio is old hat, as audio innovator Quintron showcases a house that makes music out of weather patterns.
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Top 5: Shape Memory Alloys

Top 5: Shape Memory Alloys | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
“Shape memory” materials are so named because they can be deformed, then restored to their earlier shape by changing external conditions, commonly temperature.
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Top 10 Makerbot/Rep Rap Upgrades and Tips

Top 10 Makerbot/Rep Rap Upgrades and Tips | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
HeatSync Labs' resident 3D printing guru, Jacob Rosenthal has spent hundreds of hours on our Fakerbot Cupcake, and is probably the most knowledgeable person with regard to Makerbot technologies in the valley.
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Face Fortress. We lost some trees, as usual

Face Fortress. We lost some trees, as usual | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
These models were exported from Minecraft, using the freeware tool Mineways and printed on a Zprinter 650. The pictures show several steps of the process of taking the models out of the printer and depowdering them.
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Ultimaker at Fab7 in Lima

Ultimaker at Fab7 in Lima | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Joris just handed over the Ultimaker to Bennito and Victor from the brand-new Fablab at the Faculty of Architecture in Lima.
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Design contest, win an Ultimaker 3D printer

Design contest, win an Ultimaker 3D printer | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
We’re giving away a complete Ultimaker 3D printer! The only thing you have to do is submit a great design to the contest.
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Get ready for 3D printed circuit boards

Get ready for 3D printed circuit boards | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
When you watch videos on 3D printing or look at the wondrous galleries of 3D printed objects on sites like Thingiverse.com, you can’t help but eventually think to yourself, wow, imagine what could be printed if they could print electronics too.
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3D printers to create bone-like material

As 2012 approaches, humankind is indeed headed toward revolution. It began discreetly enough with a computer printer.
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A Peek Inside Microsoft’s 3D Printing Model Shop

In this video, Microsoft user experience designer Karsten Aagaard gives tech writer Joshua Topolsky a guided tour of Microsoft’s amazing 3D print shop.
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Makerspace | Creating a space for young makers and educators

Yay! http://t.co/PZ6McGQ0 Nay! funded by DARPA. Oh well, so was the internet...and that turned out pretty good. So far.
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MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer Goes On Sale

MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer Goes On Sale | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
MakerBot's 3D Replicator gets a bundle of new improvements.
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DARPA + Makers + School = the Future of Innovation - Slashdot

DARPA + Makers + School = the Future of Innovation - Slashdot | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
PerlJedi writes "The future of innovation in America is the Maker movement.
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New Wearable Electronics Platform – FLORA

New Wearable Electronics Platform – FLORA | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
I’m really excited about this new sewable Arduino compatible board called the FLORA:
Adafruit created the FLORA from scratch after many months of research and we really think we came up with something that will empower some amazing wearable projects.
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DARPA Mentor Award to Bring Making to Education

DARPA Mentor Award to Bring Making to Education | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
I’m happy to announce today that O’Reilly’s MAKE division, in partnership with Otherlab of San Francisco, has received an award from The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in support of its Manufacturing Experimentation and Outreach...
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New in the Maker Shed: Digit Shield | House of Mods

New in the Maker Shed: Digit Shield | House of Mods | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
New in the Maker Shed: Digit Shield: Need a simple, low cost way to display digits using your Arduino? Look no f...
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