“Think of ‘RepRap’ as a China on your desktop.”

I found this link on the Dorkbot DC/HacDC.org site regarding the new additive constructing 3D printer called the RepRap. Most 3D printers I’ve seen seem to be subtractive 3D printers (cutting away at the material, which requires that your material meet certain size specifications), however, the RepRap is additive, which means that it builds an object by adding material. Most professional 3D printers average above $30K but the open source one mentioned in this video can be built by a DIYer, for around $750. Check it out.

http://vimeo.com/5202148
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