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Print Your Own 3D models

Written by on November 3, 2008

3D printing has been around for a long time, but it is still far too expensive for small businesses or personal use. But now a new online service makes it very affordable for everyone.

Shapeways.com will print your 3D model for $2-3 per square centimeter, just upload a 3D file, wait about 10 days, and there you go. Perfect for the designer who wants to see how the concept might look for real ...or for a very unique gift for Christmas.

Here are a couple of examples:

...and here are the 5 materials you can choose from:

(via The Future of Things, and Shapeways.com)

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