Makers making money: How to make it and sell it online

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The “Online sites help DIY-ers make jewelry, car parts” story for the UT San Diego. I was attracted to the story because all that super expensive, intimidating, modern equipment — 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC routers — is now accessible, thanks to sites like Shapeways, Ponoko, Spoonflowerand others. Some sites even offer software design tutorials so you can make your own bamboo bracelet.

I also had fun offering concrete products that just about anyone can design and make online without leaving their house. Some you can even set up your own store and sell your creations — without investing a cent! Some examples: A bamboo ukulele, 3D molecules, skateboards, shower curtains, bikinis and an umbrella.

 Go on, take a read: “Online sites help DIY-ers make jewelry, car parts



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