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3D Printing: Build Your Own 3D Printer and Print Your Own 3D Objects by James Floyd Kelly

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2. Find Yourself a 3D Printer

If you don’t yet own a 3D printer, this is the chapter for you. I give you some things to ponder when considering what type of 3D printer you might want to purchase. Believe it or not, you have hundreds of options compared to just three or four years ago. As in the previous chapter, my goal here isn’t to overwhelm you with a lot of technical talk. These days, when most people choose to purchase a computer, they don’t go to the store asking about memory cache amounts or hard drive transfer speeds (well, some do). Instead, they just want something that works and can run the software they need it to run. Today’s 3D printers are well on their way to being that easy to purchase and use (what computer companies used to ...

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