Makerbot 3D Tattoo Printer

The days of terrible tattoo misprints caused by human error could soon be coming to an end.  Welcome to the do it yourself Makerbot 3D Tattoo Printer.

From a group of students led by Pierre Emm, the innovative idea grew from a competition called the “Public Domain Remix” hosted by the a The French Ministry of Culture.

Converted from a standard Makerbot 3D, original tests were done on an artificial skin material finding that it worked great!  The next step was to find a guinea pig that would allow them to test this procedure on a live human… surprisingly, there was no issue in finding a volunteer.

Want to build your own?  Here’s how to do it. 


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