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Guitars, bicycles, even cars, but how about homes? I love that every question, every thought can be expanded with a click. Information at our finger tips. I googled and binged myself around the internet and quickly learned it is true, we are only limited by our imagination.

Based on a template materials made from durable plastics and metals are fused layer upon layer. The templates are designed with a 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) software. Each layer is about 0.1 mm thick and consist of liquid, powder and sheet materials.

 

Wired did a story on Ivan Stench, the man that made the Aston Martin below:

 

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….but we’re willing to give Ivan Sentch a pass because he’s not only basing his Aston Martin replica on a Nissan Skyline, but he’s 3-D printing the body with an excruciating level of detail.

The Auckland, New Zealand Aston fanatic has always been enamored with the marque’s older models, so he decided to recreate a 1961 Aston Martin DB4. With only 1,200 models in existence, each fetching anywhere between several hundred thousand to $1 million on the auction circuit, the chances of the software engineer ever owning one were infinitesimal….

It’s strange to think of a time in the future where neighboorhoods are made with printers and plastic. If it only takes twenty minutes to make a house, think of the possibilities.

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