The new technology promises a factory in every home—and a whole lot more. While many people only now are hearing about the technology, engineers and designers have been using large and expensive 3-D printers for nearly three decades, making rapid prototypes of parts for aerospace, defense and automotive companies. Over the years, however, digital design software has matured, scanners have become ubiquitous and affordable desktop printers have come within reach of self-starting entrepreneurs, schools and home tinkerers. Technologists boisterously proclaim that 3-D printing will democratize design and free us from the hegemony of mass manufacturing.
Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/what-lies-ahead-for-3-d-printing-37498558/#WdMmEQR0D1aem26J.99
So what kinds of things can you make with 3D printing? Many people are making these things and earning income with this cool technology!
Sugar decorations for Cake artist and home bakers
Cool shoes (remember the jelly shoe craze back in the 1980’s?)
Gadgets ( mobile phone cases, tools, and more)
3-D designs to sell (sell your creative designs)
3-D services online or in your area ( offer to print on demand for others) There is a “HUGE” Market Offering Prototypes to Entrepreneurs.
If you are using a 3-D printer we would love for you to share some of your creations!
Prices have dropped and you can find prices as low as a few hundred dollars depending on the features you will need. Check them out on Amazon!
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