In the conditions of rapidly developing technology and extremely swift pace of life, we’ve used to getting utterly convenient services and branded clothes and things right at the moment when the wish was made. On the whole we’ve forgotten about simple pleasures like handicraft. One may object that he has a costly handmade clock or a tunic from a well-known designer. But it just confirms the statement, and now handicraft is utmostly for kids and the tradition to wear handmade clothes or decorate one’s home with handmade design items is not the trend. Dan Shapiro, Glowforge’s CEO, believes that with the new laser technology Glowforge 3D printer love for handmade things will restore.
Comparing with other 3D printers, the Glowforge doesn’t use an additive process and doesn’t create objects out of paste or liquid that solidifies. The main point of the new technology is in the following: it precisely cuts or embosses materials, which can then be put together to create something.