3D printing DIY – Open source printers
Home 3D printing is not just about printing 3D models from the comfort of your home. Just like other hot DIY trends, more and more people look for DIY 3d printing blogs and communities. Buying home 3D printer and building your own DIY 3D printer is a different story! There are several leading companies that actually offer diy 3d printing tools, guides and videos.
For those who cannot afford printing the open source 3d printer parts a good alternative available with companies that are selling unassembled printer’s parts allowing you to assemble your own printer in affordable price, plus allowing the user to gain good knowledge and experience with its own 3d printer. MakerBot for example, one of the first companies to recognize the huge potential of the open source 3D printing market, is offering downloadable designs & files of parts that build up home printer. Although some of the 3D printer parts are not accessible to everyone, cheap, or easy to produce, some companies like KickStarter are offering the base parts in affordable price making it easier to add the rest of the DIY 3d printer assembling process easier.
The biggest advantage of diy 3d printer is that you master your own printer and familiar with every function and part of the printer. You know exactly what your 3D printer is capable of…The biggest disadvantage might be the fact that your printer might not fit to all 3d printing materials or design software’s and may be expensive.
As part of the 3D printing DIY, open source 3D printers seem to be a growing trend which is estimated to continue and grow in the next years as the entire 3D printing industry is blooming.
Do it yourself 3d printing allows anyone to build his own Home 3d printer it will most likely turn to one of the most popular 2014 trends.