Make: Magazine, Volume 48 - PDF

Make: Magazine, Volume 48 - PDF

We rigorously tested 22 3D Printers, 8 CNC machines, and 3 vinyl cutters in this latest installment of our annual guide to Desktop Fabrication. Get your copy now to find your best match!


This is the fourth year of Make:’s 3D Printing Shootout, and as we’ve watched printing mature, we’ve also observed the emergence of other desktop digital fabrication tools. So this year, along with our printer reviews, we expanded into CNC mills, laser cutters, and vinyl cutters. It’s a desktop fabrication revolution!

In Make: Vol. 48, read full reviews for 22 of the latest 3D printers, 8 CNC machines, and 3 vinyl cutters, along with tips, tricks, and projects for a variety of machines.

This issue has something for everyone, from the absolute beginner to the seasoned pro. Now is an exciting time for desktop fabrication.