Getting a spare part has got to be the biggest pain in the arse known to the IKEA-loving world. But one man, who goes by dscott4 on Instructables, has stepped up.
His pricey Bugaboo stroller needed a small part that the company's service centre sells for $US250. Really? So our guy, took his business elsewhere. Using a company called Shapeways, he had a new stainless steel part made on a 3D printer for $US25.
Now, it's true that this guy has a "background in industrial design," but the future is nigh for all of us. His step-by-step guide, "How to repair a Bugaboo Pram with 3D Printing" is waiting on Instructables right now so we can all buy overpriced luxury contraptions and then stick it to the man.