Maker culture is alive and thriving, thanks to an army of creatives who love making things by hand, endless YouTube how-to videos for any project imaginable and new, lower-cost hardware for everything from 3D printing to laser cutting.
Starting last year, I got pretty deep in the weeds with 3D printers, creating everything from tabletop game accessories to smartphone stands to a sweet mini Millennium Falcon. For the 2019 holiday season, I’ve doubled down, getting into 3D scanning and even laser cutting, which lets you sculpt real-world designs from wood and leather.
These creative tools, which range from under $300 to over $3,000, are awesome gifts for a creative person in your life — or even better — they’re great for you to craft your own personalized gifts. If you end up getting completely addicted to 3D printing your own gifts, don’t blame me. (But if you do, […]
The startup Print2Taste has kept its promise in its second Kickstarter campaign. Several backers have already received...