30 Apr '13, 5pm

Check out the world's first 3D-printed WOODEN jewelry!

Check out the world's first 3D-printed WOODEN jewelry!

not your thing? Rapid-prototype firm Hot Pop Factory just unveiled the world’s first three-dimensionally printed wooden necklaces. Named after the northern forest, the limited-edition “Boreal” collection, uses recycled cherrywood filaments instead of the typical powdered nylon. Mixed with a binding polymer, the material emanates the “slightest scent of charred wood” during the 42-minute printing process, according to founders Matt Compeau and Bi-Ying Miao. The resulting curvature and heat-induced striations, much like fingerprints or the rings of a tree, are unique to each individual piece.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/hot-pop-factory-debuts-worlds-fi...

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