Quote Originally Posted by Alzax3 View Post
So far 3-D scanning (in a non-industrial price range) hasn't kept pace with the printer technology. If I'd found one that did the job there would already be a scan of one of my cast Novas....
Yes I had expected 3D scanning to be much more advanced and mainstream then it is now. Back in 2005 during a visit to Alton Towers my son and daughter sat down in front of a scanner and had their images scanned and then laser sintered into a block of glass to produce a true 3D image within the block.


This was way back in 2005 - I would have thought that by now you could sit someone down in front of a scanner and then print a 3D statue from the resulting scan? No doubt the technology is available but not yet at an affordable price for the home user.