Want the Perfect Chair? Print It
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Berlin-based BigRep wants to make your next piece of furniture on a 3D printer. When employees of the company attended the 3D Printshow in New York earlier this month, furniture wasn’t the focus, according to COO and co-founder Rene Gurka. After all, they had an industrial-sized industry changer to show off, a 3D printer made with “open-sourced Maker Bot technology that’s been supersized” which can churn out customized, 48-cubic-foot pieces of plastic.
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