Don't assume 3D printers are just for nerds who want to make customized chess pieces and spare parts for their model spaceships. Entire pieces of furniture, customized prosthetic limbs, and jewelry have come out of 3D printers. Office workers might also appreciate the following possible uses for a basic 3D printer, like the new MakerBot Replicator, which starts at $1,749. And not just for paper clips.
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