Pages tagged fabrication:

Contraptor
http://www.contraptor.org/

"Contraptor is a DIY open source construction set for experimental personal fabrication, desktop manufacturing, prototyping and bootstrapping. Various —Āartesian robots can be assembled from Contraptor and used as a prototyping platform for projects such as XY plotter, mini CNC machine, 3D printer etc."
Contraptor is a DIY open source construction set for experimental personal fabrication, desktop manufacturing, prototyping and bootstrapping.
DIYLILCNC
http://diylilcnc.org/
Shapeways | Stainless Steel Gallery
http://www.shapeways.com/themes/stainless_steel_3dprinting_gallery
Shapeways - 3d printing in metal for everbody http://bit.ly/IdcAs #industrialisierung 2.0 [from http://twitter.com/schulezweinull/statuses/3132294321]
3d printing
Stainless Steel Gallery 3d printing
micRo Desktop CNC - micRo
http://lumenlab.com/store/robloks/microbotics/micro.html
As low as $1k, still out of my hobby budget.
3-D Printing Hits Rock-bottom Prices With Homemade Ceramics Mix
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090331153010.htm
"Normally these supplies cost $30 to $50 a pound. Our materials cost less than a dollar a pound," said Ganter. He said he wants to distribute the free recipes in order to democratize 3-D printing and expand the range of printable objects.
ceramics!!
A new, not-so-secret recipe uses artist-grade ceramics powder for 3-D printing. Ceramics objects can now be printed for about three percent the cost of commercial printing mixes.