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Old 12-21-2012, 12:50 PM
 
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Printing a bicycle with a 3D printer - YouTube


what i want to do with this amazing technology is print my house.... LOL. but a dog house might be more realistic.

mind=blown
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Old 12-21-2012, 03:04 PM
 
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There is a man that is developing a printer (a LARGE printer) that will build a house out of concrete in the same manner as these make parts with plastic.

I'll see if I can find the video.

Found it:

A 3D Printed House? You Bet
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Old 12-21-2012, 03:15 PM
 
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How about a car body made by 3D printing?



URBEE car - 3D Printed Body
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:24 PM
 
Location: Pueblo - Colorado's Second City
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The implications of the new technology are fantastic.
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Old 12-21-2012, 07:27 PM
 
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The implications of the new technology are fantastic.
It is fantastic but it's not all good either, the problems I see is even further consolidation of large companies. You no longer need GM, General Electric, <insert any company> when one manufacturer can be producing any of these products with less and less people.

Don;t get me wrong here. Innovation and the advancement of technology is wonderful but you have to wonder where it leads especially in a capitalistic society that depends on someone with a product to sell and people having money in their pocket to buy it. I don't see how the two can remain compatible in the not so distant future.
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Old 12-21-2012, 08:35 PM
 
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I agree. We are fast approaching the point where you will pull up something on a menu, tell it to print, and it will be created. A plastic mixing spoon comes to mind.

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Old 12-21-2012, 10:11 PM
 
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it's not ONLY limited to plastics:


3D metal printing - YouTube

u can make metal door handles via 3d printing.
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