Gallery: University of Washington Students Race The World’s First 3D-Pr...

 

Student members of the University of Washington Fabbers, the UW’s 3-D printing student club, have created the world’s first boat via a 3-D printer and they entered it in Seattle’s annual Milk Carton Derby. The 7-foot boat was made from recycled, melted and extruded milk cartons that the students collected and then ran through a large, custom-designed 3-D printer in the UW’s Mechanical Engineering Building. It was a first for the annual Milk Carton Derby at Green Lake in Seattle, but the students made it to the finish line without incident.

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