Save the Planet with 3D Printing!

Stop Global Collapse! The Answer is Distributed Manufacturing.   Done on low-cost 3D printers. CHINA IS GOING OFF-LINE, too!  Turn off your long supply lines.  Lower the cost of goods to consumers.  Get people designing and innovating again. “How?” With Ultra-Make. We’re a new business model:  We champion “emailable” products.  Things the new Maker Class of Designers and next-gen Manupreneurs can sell to customers online for local printing at the end use location. No factory …

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Making – BIG: Spring and Fall Project Sizing

Haven’t really been doing much in the 3D, CNC, and FDM side of the shop, lately.  Although here last week, SainSmart had an email offer that looked pretty good. What they offered was a 5.5 watt blue laser to fit the 3018 series CNC machine. We have one, though still in the box, along with a new expanded controller for it. Seemed like a good deal (regularlly $149) so I fell for it.  We’ll see. …

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On “Making While We’re Breaking…”

“Oh shit…” you’re thinking.  400 people on a cruise ship have it, at least 80,000 thousand people worldwide have it…what will become of the world, right? Well, it’s going to change.  Bigly and fastly. The world has become dependent on long supply lines – and to our own detriment. But, before you get too depressed about it, remember that we were headed down the crapper  anyway. That’s because the Four Horsemen of Apocalypse include (presently) …

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