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Why isn't Home Depot aping Ponoko?

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Samuel Blanco made this desk himself from plywood (smartly the kind with holes in the bottom so he could loop his router and such underneath) for just $185. It won't win any awards for originality, but you can't beat the …

Latest Oobject gallery looks inside Chinese factories

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David Galbraith, curator over at Oobject, writes about his latest gallery showing the insides of Chinese factories:

Although a couple of these are from a photo essay, I've tried to pull as many as poss from publicity material. A