Despite problems troubleshooting, M3D offers easy, entry-level printing for novices

A quick look at Google Trends suggests that if we were going to put 3D printing on the Gartner Hype Cycle, it probably hit the peak of high expectations in 2013 and is attempting to transition into the slope of enlightenment. Today, people are using 3D printing for everything from prosthetics for penguins to lighter parts for planes, bone replacements, and tools for the international space station. Despite Makerbot’s strategic downsizing in 2015, there are a number of personal 3D printers on the market.

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