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Future Manufacturing is for anyone interested in applying new technologies to making physical products. By bringing together people with artisanal, digital manufacturing and creative design skills, the group exists to support collaboration between designers, makers, coders and traditional crafts(wo)men.

Crowd funding, cheap technology, and open source/networked collaboration have revolutionised digital creativity and created a whole ecosystem of start-ups and digital cottage industries. Now 3D-printing, CNC-machining, laser-cutting and other 'hard' technologies benefit from the same processes. We have reached the age of the downloadable product, of mass-customisation. Now, we can own the means of production. In a post-industrial, arguably post-capitalism, era, the way in which we design, prototype, fund and distribute products will change.

The group is open to hackers, coders, makers, knitters, artists, inventors, sculptors, designers, architects… to anyone involved or interested in the process of producing physical artefacts using digital technology.

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Monday, September 12, 2016 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    3 Explorers attending
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, October 10, 2016 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, October 24, 2016 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, November 7, 2016 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, November 21, 2016 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, December 5, 2016 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, December 19, 2016 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, January 2, 2017 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, January 16, 2017 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, January 30, 2017 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, February 27, 2017 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, March 13, 2017 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, March 27, 2017 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, May 8, 2017 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, May 22, 2017 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
  • Monday, June 5, 2017 7:00 PM

    London 3D-Printer user self-help group

    2 Explorers attending
 
Founded Oct 25, 2011

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Iain Duncan and 2 more…
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