How Useful Is 3D Printing?

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In a recent episode of Double Tap, listener Jason Fayre from Toronto shares his insights and experiences with this evolving technology from a blindness perspective.

Jason starts by recounting his journey from using basic 3D printers to more advanced models, highlighting the increased accessibility and affordability of this technology. He told Steven and Shaun about using 3D printing for practical household items and unique projects, like replicating TV show props, which holds special value for him.

Jason addresses the challenges in the accessibility of 3D printing software and compares open-source options with paid ones like Simplify 3D.

The discussion dives into the costs of printers, software, and materials, and Jason shares some of the most interesting items he has printed, from Google Home holders to detailed models like the Perseverance Mars Rover.