Print your own life-size robot for under $1,000

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Discussion:  Gael Langevin, a French sculptor, has designed a robot whose parts can all be printed on a common 3D printer and assembled in one’s home.  InMoov, Langevin’s animatronic creation, can be made by anyone with access to little more than a basic 3D printer, a few monitors, a cheap circuit board and about $800.  The project… Read more »

3-D printer MakerBot cracks down on blueprints for gun parts

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Discussion:  A MakerBot is a 3-D printer that “prints” or creates physical objects.  These 3-D printers use design files as blueprints, then fabricate items from layers of plastic material like powder or liquid.  The printers can be used to create just about anything the user can design, including figurines, iPhone docks, coffee cup holders, and gun parts. … Read more »