Don’t ask me what Ponoko is, was, or isn’t, but I signed up to be a Beta user. Actually, I do know what it is, so I guess I’m obligated to tell you. The clip I posted to the right pretty much sums it up. Let’s say you have a great idea, but you have no means of producing it or making a prototype. Well, with Ponoko you send in said idea and they make it for you or make the parts for you. From there you can tweak things around or whatever until it’s perfect, IYO, and then you sell through Ponoko. Sounds good in theory, but I’m sure there will be tons of CRAP in the Ponoko showroom.