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Furnlab Open Source CNC Can Make Production Local Again

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Four years ago, when we built a whole website around the idea of 3D printing , I predicted a trend toward what I called a 3D Kinko's, where anyone could get a CNC cutout or a 3D printout at a neighbourhood shop like they get a photocopy now. I thought it would be many years before the equipment was cheap enough that people could actually own it. But things are moving much faster than I ever dreamt; Furnlab is developing a CNC machine that will start at $2500. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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