Wallmart / Asda Offering 3D Printing Service

  Dragon_Heart 01:07 17 Oct 13
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"Shoppers will soon be able to have 3D versions of any object, up to the size of a family car, printed at WallMart/Asda stores. However, the object will, of course, be scaled down to an eight-inch figure."

click here have already reduced the café by 60% in our local store to make way for their opticians .... so now that's the toilets and café gone !

They

  chub_tor 09:06 17 Oct 13

Finally I can return from Asda, open up my hands and say "Look, Honey, I shrunk the kids."

  Dragon_Heart 21:45 17 Oct 13

I assume the next thing will be people offering scan data for dowmload to take along to ASDA.

This Peachy Printer (scanner) looks a great deal if they pull it off

  Quickbeam 07:24 19 Oct 13

I've never been sure just what a 3D printer can do to enrich my life, after looking at the Peachy vid, I'm still not sure what I'd do with one.

Is anyone here planning on buying or using one, and if so, for what?

  bumpkin 14:24 19 Oct 13

Here is an example, if the link works Bookmarks Toolbar Most Visited click here,d.bGE

  bumpkin 14:25 19 Oct 13

Messed that up

  bumpkin 14:26 19 Oct 13
  Aitchbee 21:33 19 Oct 13

I've got some rather nice, hand-painted [life-size] plastic figurines [ornaments] of wrens, goldcrests, robins etc, which may lend themselves to 3-D copying / printing ... colour copies would be a bonus!

... but would I be infringing [on] copyright laws, if I were to do so?

  bumpkin 21:59 19 Oct 13

" but would I be infringing [on] copyright laws, if I were to do so?"

Probably, stick to simple things like the new plastic £20 notes coming soon.

  Aitchbee 22:28 19 Oct 13

Wildo.

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