Editor's Pick 3D printed guns may be dangerous and controversial, but they also get to the heart of why 3D printing is such a powerful technology.
Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson received a letter from the State Department telling him to take down his 3D-printed gun blueprints. But the openness of the web means the files will stick around with or without government approval.
The first 3D printed gun may only be days old, but it's already attracted the attention of politicians looking to ban it.
Cody Wilson is about to take a new, bold step into the world of firearms with the first gun completely manufactured with a 3D printer.
Could MakerBot's Bre Pettis and DEFCAD's Cody Wilson be the Bill Gates and Steve Jobs of 3D printing? Sounds crazy, but maybe it isn't.
3D-printed gun host DEFCAD is pulling in some major traffic. The age of 3D printed guns is clearly here.
With MakerBot giving the boot to 3D-printed gun designs, users have already created a new site to host the files.
Yes, it will be possible to print your own weapon.