Research Papers/Topics in Home Economics

Impact of DIY Home Manufacturing with 3D Printing on the Toy and Game Market

The 2020 toy and game market is projected to be US$135 billion. To determine if 3D printing could affect these markets if consumers offset purchases by 3D printing free designs, this study investigates the 100 most popular downloaded designs at MyMiniFactory in a month. Savings are quantified for using a Lulzbot Mini 3D printer and three filament types: commercial filament, pellet-extruded filament, and post-consumer waste converted to filament with a recyclebot. Case studies probed the quali...


This work is aimed at giving a brief review of the best changing tables in the market. these changing tables are required in homes where there are babies or a couple expecting a child. this article helps to inform them properly on the type of changing table to purchase for their babies.