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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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11. Where Do I Go From Here?

So, what do you think about 3D printing? It’s an amazing technology, and it’s only in its infancy. Imagine where 3D printing technology will be in 5 years...10 years...50 years!

But right now, you have the opportunity to have some real fun and maybe even design some useful items with a 3D printer. It’s not futuristic technology—it’s here today, and you’re ready to go.

If you’re like me, you may have been bitten by what they call the maker bug. It’s a deep desire to tinker, to make things, to fix things, and to try to express your creativity by adding new tools and skills. 3D printing is certainly a fun technology, but it’s actually quite useful; many companies use 3D printing to create prototypes of products that ...

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