Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index. An introduction to 3D printers, describing how they work, who is using them, and how objects are designed.
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Did you ever wonder how innovation happens? Or what it takes to turn a new idea into something that works? The Innovation Library takes a look at people and their creative ideas. It explores how lasting contributions are made in diverse fields such as sports, entertainment, medicine, technology, and transportation. Explore the power of being open to different perspectives and sharing failures and successes with others Discover how acting on creative ideas can lead to new solutions to old problems. Some of today's most incredible inventions are the work of makers-people who apply creativity to the latest technology to build a variety of remarkable homemade devices. Whether they are programming tiny computers, designing their own board games, or finding new uses for plastic, makers work together to share new ideas and technology. What will you make? Read all the Makers as Innovators titles: Book jacket.