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llebeel writes: 3D printing's ubiquity is being aided by the open source nature of the technology alongside a community of designers, developers and enthusiasts that are taking advantage of 3D printer design blueprints available online, and constructing homemade machines.

We visited New York last week, and met with one of the city's 3D printing community's members; full-time architect Gordon Laplante, who has not only built his own machine, but used it to print out parts to build a much bigger version, all in the comfort of his living room.

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