Yet again, technology produces something totally amazing, but I’m still completely lost as to what to do with it. I want to play, but I don’t know where to start.
Personal fabrication as a concept is the idea that normal people (like you and me?) can use business manufacturing processes and technologies to make stuff that we want our way. Missing a thingy from your wotsit? Well, now you can design one and have it made for you and posted to your home.
The advent of new 3D printing technologies and the availability of software to design objects to be printed have come together to make all of this possible.
So, what will you make?
Take a look at this article from Google Sketchup for a bit more info