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3D Printed Guitar Takes Instrument Design to New Level

This new guitar design is going to shake up the music world. It may even motivate “air guitar” aficionados to pick up this ultra-light real guitar. Derek Manson at One.61, a New Zealand Product Development firm, which designed the 3D printed guitar stated it is the result of much testing and trialing. Due to his [...]

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Shoes from a 3D Printer that Smell Like Bubblegum

“Smithsonian magazine posted today about 3D printed shoes that smell like bubblegum from Brazilian footwear company Melissa Shoes. They use a proprietary plastic known as Melflex. While I’m not into shoes other than their utility, this post is a fascinating read on how new materials are rapidly developing.” Read the Full Post on Forbes.

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3D Printing Industry Will Reach $3.1 Billion Worldwide by 2016

“Additive Manufacturing, aka 3D Printing, will reach $3.1 billion worldwide by 2016 and $5.2 billion by 2020. In the 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing world, you can’t go far without hearing the name: Terry Wohlers. He is the man who built Wohlers Associates with 25-plus years of studying, analyzing, and forecasting growth to give you [...]

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3D Printing a Sound Wave and More with Shapeways

Sound you can touch. The Vibe is a new app with that tagline and it captures the imagination to think you can touch a sound wave, especially if it is from your favorite song. But that’s part of Shapeways core mantra as I see it – if you can imagine it, you can probably design [...]

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