3D Printing is going big! With 3D printers turning out life-size statues, and the potential for 3D printed houses looming on the horizon, 3D printing has now moved into yet another big sector: 3D printed furniture.
The BigRep One is a 3D printer that’s big enough to print a full size table. It has the capabilities to print objects that are bigger than a cubic meter.
The BigRep One is priced big as well – at about $39,000! With a price like that, this machine is being marketed to the professionals – it costs as much as about 14 MakerBot Replicator 2x printers. But the difference between the two printers is obvious. While the MakerBot can print components that can be assembled into full-size furniture, the BigRep One can print fully functional furniture – no assembly required. This printer is designed to print human-scale objects, such as chairs or sculptures, in a rapid manner … (Read more)