3D printing is a printer that is capable of producing 3-dimensional objects from a CAD (Computer Aided Design) document. When printing, the printer head lays down layers from bottom to top to create a stable structure that forms the object.
How does 3D printing work?
3D printing is firstly achieved by creating a design; this design work is created in a CAD software such as google sketch up or some other CAD software. 3D scanners can also be used to import into CAD software; allowing you to duplicate an object or decrease and objects size.
Where can I buy a 3D printer that is affordable
As we have seen, most magnificent 3D printers are expensive but there are some good ones out there that do not break the bank.