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Monday, April 25th, 2011
This wild printable clock doesn’t have a working escapement yet (that’s in the works) but it does prove that you can build complex mechanical objects using MakerBots.
The best part is that the Maker who designed it depended on others in Makerbot’s Thingiverse to build and test it. It’s true, open-source R&D and I’d say 3D printing is, in a way, the next step in the evolution of open source technology.