Does waiting in line at a museum just to check out some old dinosaur bones that may or may not be real sound like a terrible way to spend a weekend? If you have a 3D printer at home, MakerBot’s Digital Store is now selling this anatomically correct T-Rex skeleton model that you can print at home as a start to your own personal private museum.
For just $US15, the cost of plastic, and whatever value you put on 24 hours of printing time, you can churn out this 79-piece skeleton that measures just under two feet long when fully assembled. So you’re not going to fool anyone into thinking it’s the real thing (which means charging admission to your personal museum might be problematic) but you might actually learn something about prehistoric anatomy while you’re building it. And isn’t knowledge the real treasure worth sharing? [MakerBot Digital Store]